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Magan: Geek Girl by Cindy C. Bennett

Geek Girl by Cindy C. Bennett [website | twitter] Publication Date: December 8, 2011 Publisher: Cedar Fort Pages: 318 Target Audience: Young Adult Format read: eBook purchased from Amazon Summary: Jen places a bet that she can turn geeky boy, Trevor, bad. The prize? Getting her lip re-pierced. The unexpected side-effect of spending so much time with […]

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September 20, 2012 - 2:40 pm

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July 11, 2012 - 6:46 am

Daisy - YES!!! SO MUCH LOVE FOR THIS BOOK!! I can’t believe this books hasn’t gotten more buzz before, I adored it! And Trevor! I don’t think I would have been able to resist him either 😉 I love that this book deals with tough subjects but is also a really sweet lovestory.

July 10, 2012 - 11:48 am

Hollie @ Music, Books and Tea - I remember vaguely hearing about this one, but I didn’t pay it that much attention. After reading your review though, I’m definitely going to be reading this one in the near future!

July 9, 2012 - 11:22 pm

Top Ten Tuesday: Underrated Books That Have Flown Under the Radar - […] This book doesn’t have a ton of reviews on Goodreads, but this bad girl trying to seduce a good boy tale deserves so much more love. It’s raw and powerful and so many details are beautifully woven together. Bennett did an incredible job of making sure each part of her story was well-crafted. (And it’s only $4.29 on the kindle!) goodreads / amazon / M’s review […]

July 9, 2012 - 6:08 pm

Kristen - Added this to my ever growing TBR list. 🙂 From what you’ve said about it, this book sounds fantastic. I love it when we actually get to know the characters really well. Plus, I kinda have a thing for nerdy/geeky boys, so… pretty sure I’m gonna love Trevor. <3 Thanks for the review!

July 9, 2012 - 3:54 pm

Magan - Kate – I am so glad you’re enjoying Smart Girls Get What They Want. Really curious to know what you think when you’re done! AND YAY FOR GEEK GIRL going on your TBR! It’s only $4.29, so not a bad deal at all for such a great book! Enjoy!

July 9, 2012 - 3:52 pm

Magan - Alexa! YAY! It always makes me SO happy when a friend has enjoyed a book as much as me. I 100% agree about the brilliantly written part. I felt like every single thing was wonderfully taken care of!

July 9, 2012 - 3:47 pm

Kate @ Musings - Sounds like a cute book to read! I love stories like this. Right now, I am eating up Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer and quite enjoying it! Just put Geek Girl on my TBR list in GoodReads!

July 9, 2012 - 3:37 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - YES to sharing the love for GEEK GIRL! I absolutely adored this book when I got the chance to read it last year (and I can’t even remember how I discovered it!). We should totally spread the love on Goodreads. It’s brilliantly written and just a lot of fun to read!

July 9, 2012 - 3:12 pm

Magan - Thanks, Elena! I think you hit the nail on the head. Seeing her change and feel loved was SO captivating. I mean, usually the bad boys are so fun and attractive (steamy!) in YA, but Jen had a bad rep for her bad-girl ways. I liked that Trevor could always tell that deeper down, she was better than what she was pretending to be.

July 9, 2012 - 3:11 pm

Magan - Lena! My sentiments exactly! It’s all kinds of right. GO BUY IT!

July 9, 2012 - 2:11 pm

Lena - Eeeer, that first . should be a ?

*shame*

July 9, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Lena - How have I not heard of this book. It sounds SO good! Must buy…MUST BUY!

July 9, 2012 - 1:55 pm

Elena - I bought this immediately after reading your review! It was a cute story, I did like Trevor a lot. I liked that it was a role reversal of the typical bad boy cliche. It was nice seeing Jen’s change and realising she could be loved. Wonderful review, M!

July 9, 2012 - 10:10 am

Angela Parker - I love all of Cindy C. Bennetts books. And I agree they’re so over looked!