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Minute Review: Geek Girl (Holly Smale)

Geek Girl (Geek Girl, #1)Harriet Manners knows a lot of things.

She knows that a cat has 32 muscles in each ear, a "jiffy" lasts 1/100th of a second, and the average person laughs 15 times per day. What she isn't quite so sure about is why nobody at school seems to like her very much. So when she's spotted by a top model agent, Harriet grabs the chance to reinvent herself. Even if it means stealing her Best Friend's dream, incurring the wrath of her arch enemy Alexa, and repeatedly humiliating herself in front of the impossibly handsome supermodel Nick. Even if it means lying to the people she loves.

As Harriet veers from one couture disaster to the next with the help of her overly enthusiastic father and her uber-geeky stalker, Toby, she begins to realise that the world of fashion doesn't seem to like her any more than the real world did.

And as her old life starts to fall apart, the question is: will Harriet be able to transform herself before she ruins everything?
  

















LOVE!

Adore!

This book was absolutely hysterical and the perfect modernized ugly duckling story.

Harriet has to be one of the best main characters of all time. She was hysterical. Living inside of her head felt like my daily life, except she has more adventures.

I am so glad I decided to buy this one when it was a Kindle Daily Deal. I don't think I would have known about it otherwise, and I would have certainly missed out. The plot is quick and full of all kinds of antics. I never stopped laughing. I need to get the rest of these ASAP so I can see what happens to Ms. Manners and the swoon worthy bloke she keeps running into.




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  1. I listened to an audiobook preview of this and loved it, so I might have to listen to this instead! Glad to know you loved it too! :D

    Blessie @ Mischievous Reads

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