The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
by Kody Keplinger
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: September 7th 2010
Genre: Young adult, contemporary, romance
Date read: February 4th 2015
My Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
“You can lie to yourself if you want, but reality is going to catch up with you. I’ll be waiting when it does… whether you like it or not.”
After a horrible period of reading slump, I’m finally back on the wagon and updating this beloved blog again. The first book since the reading slump, as well as the first book of 2015, is The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend by Kody Keplinger, written by her at the young age of only 18! The book tells the story from Bianca Piper’s POV, a 17 years old girl who is way too smart and intelligent to fall for the usual cliché crap that most teenage girls do. She hates going out and party, doesn’t believe in young love or even being in love during high school, and sure as hell doesn’t fall for the charms of the -ehem- man-whore Wesley Rush. She hates his guts.
But when things go from bad to worse at home, Bianca finds herself in search for an instant distractions and ends up kissing Wesley… and actually likes it. She ends up having a no-strings-attached kind of relationship with him and this leads to so much more than she thought it would.
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