I’m Mackenzie Wellesley, and I’ve spent my life avoiding the spotlight. But that was four million hits ago Blame it on that grade school ballet recital, when I. Mackenzie Wellesley, 17, is a self-described geek who explains, “I fill a certain niche at my school, the local nerd.” Along with her best friends. AWKWARD by Marni Bates. AWKWARD. From the Bates keeps her prose light, always focusing on the comedy as she lampoons high-school.

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Awkward (Smith High, book 1) by Marni Bates

Hitting wwkward of the football players with her seriously heavy backpack by mistake, the player hits the cement.

She grows as a person and learns a whole lot about herself and the people around her. The plot was very well put together and I enjoyed how Bates puts the notes at the end of the story. It’s funny without trying too hard. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. I knew they had to get together because wakward the way he was acting; it was obvious he had a crush on her.

When not writing in front of her air conditioning unit, she can be found rollerblading, bargaining at garage sales, reading romance novels, and watching copious amounts of TV—strictly for artistic inspiration, of course. Seperti kita disiapkan untuk hal buruk yang akan terjadi. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Mackenzie learning to appreciate herself like she deserves too.


Are you kidding me? There were scenes and dialogue that literally had me giggle-snorting! But that won’t be a hindrance dear. Jan 06, Dea rated it really liked it Shelves: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Can she survive the humiliation?

She is a great person and personally I think that was the whole point of the book: That’s why I loved this one. And it usually came before a very long and painful fall. She loves hearing from readers and hopes that you will visit her at marnibates.

Oct 30, Paulina rated it it was amazing. Nevertheless, this book is funny, refreshing, and a quick read. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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And so I find that offensive to all people who truly are “nerdy”, “geeky” or “awkward”. Works hard, studies hard, and is doing everything she can to get into the college of her dreams. Jan 28, Amanda Good Choice Reading rated it really liked it. But her notoriety takes a positive turn when the hottest rock group around turns her film into a music video with a new hit song, boosting her fame even further.


I definitely want to read more by this author. The book felt very disjointed due to the many subplots bxtes around. Mackenzie was great in the average-teenager way.

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I would have loved to learn some inner-dating perks of Corey! Yea, you heard me right. I don’t know if I can control myself. The better, less farfetched, much funnier, and much smarter version of this story? This novel really shows you the power of Youtube and all those other technological programs and devices we all seem to love so much. She creates a down to earth girl who knows where she is going into a girl who is just like any other teenager famous by a Youtube video.

Her younger brother is extremely angry at her for being the family embarrassment. Open Preview See a Problem? I was extremely surprised by Awkward.

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The same reason why I didn’t gave Anna and the French kiss 5 stars. So why did I fall in love? For some reason, that didn’t bother me.