Into the Wild Nerd Yonder
Punks, Poseurs, and Pervs—Just Another Day at High SchoolJessie is so excited to start her sophomore year of high school, with her carefully planned outfits and her ample stash of school supplies. But things take an unexpected turn when everyone in her life changes. Her two best friends have gone... show more
Punks, Poseurs, and Pervs—Just Another Day at High SchoolJessie is so excited to start her sophomore year of high school, with her carefully planned outfits and her ample stash of school supplies. But things take an unexpected turn when everyone in her life changes. Her two best friends have gone poseur-punk and are both flirting with her longtime crush. Her beloved older brother is about to go off to college—and he shaved his Mohawk and started dating the homecoming queen. Jessie is suddenly clique-less. When she starts chatting up a girl in homeroom, she’s surprised by an invite to join the Dungeons and Dragons crowd! Will hanging out with them make her a nerd? And when she sees how cute one of their members is, does it really matter?
Publish date: April 12th 2011
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
When I was a freshman in high school, my best friend and I tried out for a neighborhood softball team. She made the team and I didn't. At first, I didn't really care because I had no interest in sports (maybe why i didn't make the team) and shrugged it off. But I didn't realize it was the catalyst t...
I'm feeling lazy tonight, so this will be in the form of pros and cons.Pros: It's quite amusing I like Jessie's relationship with her family, especially Barrett It's about a girl embracing her inner nerdCons: There were points when I felt that Jessie was being blind and/or hypocritical and I couldn'...
This book is at once unremarkable and completely enjoyable. It deals with no greater subject matter than high school drama, but so wittily that it's impossible not to be charmed by the wise-cracking heroine, her supportive older brother, or her gaggle of new nerdy friends.While adults may tire of th...
No doubt the strong resemblance to myself circa high school and college is the reason why, but I loved this book. Very amusing, and believable. And when was the last time I read a book in which the siblings didn't fight all the time?