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Smart Boys & Fast Girls

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2008

    Liv's Book Reviews

    The more books I read, the more predictable they become. I guess that's to be expected because as I go, I'm absorbing more plots, characters, and author ideas so I'm able to compare and predict more and more. And for the most part, this book was very predictable. I think it was a lot like She's So Money except with the genders reversed what with the tutoring, the unreachable jock, the falling for each other in the end. It was all so cliched and unexciting. I knew what was going to happen through out the whole book and something like that is not enjoyable to read in the least...except it was. Weirdly, as unexciting as the story was, I wasn't completely lulled or put off. There was some little thing in there that made me not want to put the book down. I think it may have been how relatable Natalie was as a main character. Her character was one of the main things the author got right. Natalie is that perfect girl who you feel could be your best friend. She was written so that she would have issues and flaws and yet still seem like someone who deserved a happy ending, and for me, that was the one part that redeemed the book. The plot was ordinary, the side characters were ordinary, the ending was completely and utterly ordinary but the one unordinary thing in the book, Natalie, was the one thing that made it worth reading. And I would recommend this book, just so you can meet a super cool girl that you may possibly want to make your new best friend.

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2007


    This was a good book :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2005

    Great book for teenage girls

    I was actually studying for a test when I just randomly picked up this book to take a break from all my work. As I started reading it, I knew it would be a cliche story but I still totally loved it. It's a great refreshing touch to the tutor/tutoree relationship and I can't wait to read more by the author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2005

    A Good Read

    Smart Boys and Fast Girls was definatly interesting. I mean, it took me a total of a day to finish it. I mean, I've read a lot of books but none of them seem to have a writing style quite like this. It was witty, cute and was in first person, which is the best way to read a book in my opinion. It gives you more feelings and pictures then when you read it when a person is talking in third person. What I think wanted me to keep reading this was the way Matt and Natalie would 'play around' with eachother. It was cute. You could tell that there was something there, an instant...thing between them. I mean, it was inevitable that Zach was going to make Matt mad...well to me it seemed that way. And, I guess, another reason why I enjoyed this book was because it reminded me of that movie with Patrick Dempsey and Amanda Peterson, Can't Buy Me Love. Its not exactly alike, but in the movie the two have to fake as boyfriend and girlfriend to make him popular and for her to buy her mother a new dress. Yes, it is quite different but it just reminded me. Anyways, this is a very good book and anyone who reads it will definatly fall in love with it.

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