Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
Angus: My mixed-breed cat, half domestic tabby, half Scottish wildcat. The size of a small Labrador, only mad. Likes to stalk Mr. and Mrs. Next Door's poodle. I used to drag him around on a lead, but, as I explained to Mrs. Next Door, he ate it.Thongs: Stupid underwear worn by old Swotty... show more
Angus: My mixed-breed cat, half domestic tabby, half Scottish wildcat. The size of a small Labrador, only mad. Likes to stalk Mr. and Mrs. Next Door's poodle. I used to drag him around on a lead, but, as I explained to Mrs. Next Door, he ate it.Thongs: Stupid underwear worn by old Swotty Knickers, Lindsay What's the point of them, anyway? They just go up your bum, as far as I can tell.Full-Frontal Snogging: Kissing with the trimmings, lip to lip, open mouth, tongues...everything (apart from dribble, which is never acceptable). As taught to me by a professional snogger.In this wildly funny journal of a year in the life of Georgia Nicolson, British author Louise Rennison has perfectly captured the soaring joys and bottomless angust if being a teenager. In the spirit of Bridget Jones' Diary, this fresh, irreverent, and simply hilarious book will leave you laughing out loud. As Georgia would say, it's "Fabbity fab fab!" Books for the Teen Age 2001 (NYPL), Books for Youth Editor's Choice 2000 (Booklist), Top 10 Youth First Novels 2000(Booklist), 2001 Michael L. Printz Honor Book, 2001 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA), and 2001 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers (ALA)
Publish date: May 31st 2000
Pages no: 247
Edition language: English
Series: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (#1)
on one hand this reads very true as the diary of a fourteen year old. on the other it's the diary of a fourteen year old.
This book had me laughing by page 2. Louise Rennison knows how to tell a fantastic story with relatable characters and plots.I found that I had a great deal in common with Ms. Georgia Nicholson. Her akward pre-teen phase reminded me very much of my own. I was taken back to when I first started weari...
Really cute and funny and HORRIBLY cringe-worthy. I think if I had fond memories from my own teen years, like Judy Bloom, I'd bump it up to a four.
Actual rating: 2.5 starsThere were a lot of things about this book that I didn't particularly like but to be fair, I did smirk and laugh a lot. Georgia was hilarious, if a little neurotic. She obsessed about some of the weirdest things and there were only so many times I could gloss over a character...
I decided to relive my childhood with this book while reading something easy and enjoyable. And it was, it didn't suffer from the Princess Diaries problem of no time passing as this book covers a year and is much more like a diary. It was funny, was fairly close to how I experienced school and boys ...