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The Jerk Magnet (Life at Kingston High) by Melody Carlson
The Jerk Magnet is a fun book, filled with the hopes, dreams and failures of one girl who's struggling to fit in. She feels plain. And boring. To top it all off, her skin isn't that great either. But.... when her new stepmum (aka, fairygodmum!) convinces her to change her hair, get new skin products and transform her wardrobe, she feels like she's gone from being a nobody to a somebody! With a big move, she knows it's time to start over. Thing is, she's finding it weird that all these guys are now attracted to her! Can she cope with the pressure of keeping up with the world's view of beauty?? Or, will she find out there's more to being beautiful than meets the eye...?
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Just Another Girl: A Novel by Melody Carlson
Just Another Girl: A Novel by Melody Carlson
Aster feels like she doesn't have a life. I mean, seriously, who likes being stuck looking after a sister with special needs, while trying to avoid a snappy older sister, get meaning across to an absent mum and work out whether a boy likes you or not?? I wouldn't like all that, I can tell you! Aster finally thinks she may have a chance at life... before an eye-opening party brings her back down to earth with a crash. Her family is one big mess - and she seems to be the one who's supposed to keep it in order! How fair is that?! With Aster, you will laugh, cry, gasp and generally have a fantastic read! What happens when a teen tries to get back the life her family stole from her? Find out… Read more
Never Been Kissed: A Novel by Melody Carlson
Never Been Kissed: A Novel by Melody Carlson
This book is yet another good, meaningful story from Melody Carlson's range. Take a girl who's never been kissed... she's nearly sixteen, and happens to think a guy in school is pretty good-looking. Add in a jealous girlfriend, a gullible younger girl and some horrific photos sent round the whole school... and you're on an unforgettable journey towards understanding the importance of being careful with who you trust.... as well as how NOT to let yourself get carried away with adoring a cute boy... ! Some important lessons come out of this, as well as it being a greatly enthralling story full of realistically made characters. You won't forget this book for a while! Recommend for teen girls -… Read more

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