The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Frankie Landau-Banks at age 14:Debate Club.Her father's "bunny rabbit." A mildly geeky girl attending a highly competitive boarding school.Frankie Landau-Banks at age 15:A knockout figure. A sharp tongue.A chip on her shoulder.And a gorgeous new senior boyfriend: the supremely goofy,... show more
Frankie Landau-Banks at age 14:Debate Club.Her father's "bunny rabbit." A mildly geeky girl attending a highly competitive boarding school.Frankie Landau-Banks at age 15:A knockout figure. A sharp tongue.A chip on her shoulder.And a gorgeous new senior boyfriend: the supremely goofy, word-obsessed Matthew Livingston.Frankie Landau-Banks. No longer the kind of girl to take "no" for an answer. Especially when "no" means she's excluded from her boyfriend's all-male secret society.Not when her ex-boyfriend shows up in the strangest of places.Not when she knows she's smarter than any of them.When she knows Matthew's lying to her. And when there are so many, many pranks to be done. Frankie Landau-Banks, at age 16:Possibly a criminal mastermind. This is the story of how she got that way.
Publish date: 2009-08-25
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, School Stories
, Boarding School
Frankie’s new boyfriend is a member of the all-male secret society that is responsible for pulling the biggest pranks in school history. Frankie desperately wants to know what happens during the society’s secret meetings, but every time she asks, her boyfriend lies to her. What he doesn’t know is th...
The book started off slow and nothing really happened throughout, but I loved it anyway. I love Lockhart's novels. Frankie is a strong and clever young woman who feels as though she is as deserving, maybe more so, to be a part of the all-male secret society at the boarding school she attends. She ...
ARGH! I am really conflicted about this book. Up until the conclusion, I was really enjoying it, but I am struggling with its attempt at a sociological message. I love that Frankie is a smart, strong girl who speaks up for herself and has clearly defined interests. I was like that as a teenager, EXC...
My oh my did I find this book frustrating. Find out why in my review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3uWL0mTRp0
Despite all the awards on the cover and the numerous accolades printed on the back, I was pleasantly surprised to find that I liked this book! It was smart, but not too smart; cute but not sickeningly so; and the end was satisfying.One thing I didn't get, though: the whole ice cream thing in the be...
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