Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Happy Release Day!

The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) by the fabulous Kody Keplinger is officially in stores TODAY!

Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn't think she's the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. She's also way too smart to fall for the charms of man-slut and slimy school hottie Wesley Rush. In fact, Bianca hates him. And when he nicknames her "Duffy," she throws her Coke in his face.


But things aren't so great at home right now. Desperate for a distraction, Bianca ends up kissing Wesley. And likes it. Eager for escape, she throws herself into a closeted enemies-with-benefits relationship with Wesley.


Until it all goes horribly awry. It turns out that Wesley isn't such a bad listener, and his life is pretty screwed up, too. Suddenly Bianca realizes with absolute horror that she's falling for the guy she thought she hated more than anyone.

6 comments:

Creepy Query Girl said...

This sounds so good! Right up my alley!

Julie said...

I guess I'm one of the lucky people whose local Borders carried it a week early. Bought it last Monday and read it last Monday.

Great book!

Amparo Ortiz said...

I'm with Julie on this one. Got it early and devoured it. One of my all-time faves, for sure.

Pam Torres said...

On my "TO READ" list. Congratulations on the release! Looking forward to reading it!

Jamie Burch said...

This one's on my list to buy!

Matthew Rush said...

How exciting! I must admit I'm glad to hear the bad boy with that last name doesn't turn out to be quite such a jerk as it first sounded like he would.

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