Thursday, December 30, 2010
The Duff by Kody Keplinger
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.
It. Was. Amazing. I honestly have nothing bad to say about this book, except that I wish it could have gone on forever.
I loved the characters, Bianca, Wesley, Casey. They were all amazing. Well rounded with real teen problems, everything you want in your characters. The plot? Well that was amazing too. I loved the idea of a girl using a guy she absolutely hates to escape her problems, sure it's shallow but it's totally fun, with some real emotions brought up through-out
I found this book really enjoyable, some people might not like the way Bianca was so negative or how Wesley was just a player. But i thought that made them more real, neither of them was perfect like some authors like to make their characters out to be.