Some Kind of Wonderful

Some Kind of Wonderful

by J. Minter

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After the disastrous Halloween party at Sara Beth Benny's house and a kiss from quarterback Adam, Flan Flood has decided to focus on her friendships, and is hoping to prove to best friends, Meredith and Judith, that they mean more to her than any boy. But Bennett is still lingering in the background, and Flan can't decide if her heart belongs to either boy. Set against Manhattan's hippest neighborhoods and hottest celebrity hangouts, readers will love this fresh approach to life in the big city.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599905013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication date: 07/15/2009
Series: Inside Girl
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 506 KB

About the Author

J. Minter grew up in New York City and attended Columbia University. He is the author of The Insiders series, and lives in TriBeCa, in New York City. Learn more about the Inside Girls at
J. Minter grew up in New York City and attended Columbia University. He is the author of The Insiders series, and lives in TriBeCa, in New York City.

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Some Kind of Wonderful: An Inside Girl Novel 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
Flan Flood is back!

It's time for Thanksgiving break, and Flan's family has been invited to the island of Nevis in the Caribbean by the Zumberg's. Fran is told that she can bring one of her friends along. After careful consideration, Flan throws caution to the wind and invites BOTH Judith and Meredith along for the holiday. So the three girls get themselves packed and off they fly for their week-long holiday of fun in the sun.

But the holiday is nothing like Flan had dreamed. Within a day, Judith is miserable because the other two girls won't let her cram for the finals that they will return to after the holiday. And Meredith has met Kennedy, Flan's old nemesis from her days at Miss Mallard's. After a confrontation, Judith is packed and headed home. And Meredith starts to defend Kennedy to Flan.

Flan is miserable and Meredith is having the holiday that Flan thought they'd all share. After a desperate phone call to Sara-Beth Benny, Flan's BBF, a helicopter arrives on the stretch of beach that Flan was relaxing on, alone. Out pops SBB, along with a huge steamer trunk that the two of them bought together prior to Flan's holiday. SBB has discovered that the steamer trunk has become a great place to hide away in. So she shares it with Flan, and the whirlwind visit is enough to perk Flan back up.

But it's only after sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner with her family that the vacation truly turns into the holiday Flan was expecting. Her old friend Camille (who had abandoned her for the flash of Kennedy) has shown up and literally apologizes to Flan. Flan realizes what she's been missing since attending school at Stuyvesant High. It makes Flan start to reevaluate the choices she's made for herself and decide if she's truly happy.

SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL is a deliciously fun continuation of the INSIDE GIRL novels. Flan and her group of friends live amazing lives that the reader gets caught up in and envious over. Living vicariously through them all makes for a guilty pleasure. You won't want to miss what Flan and her gang gets up to in the latest installment! And watch out for more when ALL THAT GLITTERS comes out in September.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Thes books are to DIE for! He has done such a good job writing this series, and FYI meredith girl at the top j. minter is a HE not a SHE. shows how much you know about the author
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This is a great book! If you have read the first ones you are sure to love this one as well!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
ok so i have been reading these series since they came out and they are so addicting! i love j.minter, she makes the stories so interesting! make sure you read these if you are between the ages of 13-18!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Okay these books are awesome! I dont like Adam. I think she and Bennet should go out again. Tese books are awesome and I totally recomend them.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed the other two books and im pretty sure ill enjoy this new book!!! its going to be full with drama and romance!!! i cant wait to see if flan ends up with Adam or Bennett?!?!?!?
SLDavis More than 1 year ago
I had never read J. Minter before this, though many of my friends read the insiders, so I was expecting something probably not too original and just a quick read, what I got was two hours of irritation at the horrible writing! Im sure J. Minter is a wonderful person, and maybe his other series have some merit, but this was barely tolerable. There was no variation in sentance stucture, and all characters and settings were revealed in large blocks of bland text. I wouldn't reccomend this book to anyone who actually reads, because you can find a similar story from tons of other authors with a little more talent. try Cicily von Ziegesar or Kate Brian.