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Knocked Out by My Nunga-Nungas (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson #3)

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Georgia Nicolson is now the girlfriend of the Sex God (aka Robbie), and things are wonderful. Except her loony parents are dragging her off to Och Aye land (aka Scotland), and the Sex God's band's chance at a record contract has left her something of a "pop widow."

Then up rears temptation in the form of old flame Dave the Laugh. Is Georgia about to become a shameless vixen
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Paperback, 183 pages
Published April 11th 2006 by HarperTeen (first published 2001)
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Kristina Horner
Jul 12, 2014 Kristina Horner rated it liked it
Shelves: childhood-books
Rereading this book series is such an experience for me because one the one hand, it still holds up completely, is hilarious and charming, and takes me right back to the days when I first read it.

On the other hand though, I find it extremely alarming how rude Georgia is to everyone around her, especially the following: Nauseating P. Green (Georgia is a straight up bully and it's horrible how she talks about this poor girl), Jas (as a kid, when I thought Georgia was the most hilarious person on t
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Tatiana
May 01, 2009 Tatiana rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya, chick-lit, 2010, favorites, 2017
Another couple of hours with Georgia and, as expected, no life lessons but tons of hilariosity. Can't say much happens in this installment. The highlights are: Georgia's ever-growing nunga-nungas (a.k.a. basoomas a.k.a. breasts) which once again attract a wrong kind of attention, this time from a Scottish lad; a serious case of red-bottomosity (a.k.a. general horn a.k.a. sluttiness); and Angus's trouser snake removal operation.

Some favorite bits:

Saturday, November 6th

1:00 pm
I'd better start my m
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Christina
Aug 12, 2009 Christina rated it it was amazing
I got a real kick out of these funny, honest, unsentimental YA books. I would have loved (and I mean LOVED) them in high school. They're written as the diary of a British girl named Georgia, and she covers all the drama, hilarity, embarassment, etc., of the high school years, only with a delightful Englishness. Really fun, reeeeeeally amusing. I don't imagine they'd meet with much approval from the parents of American teenagers, though- Georgia is pretty frank (even crude- she's a teenager after ...more
Caitlín (Ink Mage)
Three books in and I'm done with the series. Already they're getting really tiresome. Georgia is 14 but acts like she's both 20 and 5 at the same time. Whinging on about her parents (who have absolutely NO consistency to their weak characterizations) being weirdos and her egg-headed uncle one minute, and then snogging the life out of guys who are quite a bit older than her, wearing short skirts, and going to clubs the next.
I realized that so far there has been no real plot to the series: Georgia
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Ellis
Buddy read with the Jealous and the Knicker.

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The nunga-nunga questionnaire

Welcome, Earth creatures (a.k.a. not-girlfriends of a Sex God popstar)!!! While our resident well of wisdomosity can't be bothered spending her precious time on something as naff as tests, this is your time to prove how (not) worthy you are of an Ace Gang honorary membership.

Answer away!

7. Your parents planned a family trip to Scotland. You don't want to go, since you
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Bonnie
Aw, Dave the Laugh is the cutest.
Anna
Oh no no no Georgia, don't you dare.

This isn't as funny or as much fun as the previous two books. Maybe I've overdosed on Georgia? Maybe three in one day was too much (or two much, hahaha). Sven was still funny and the girls were still ridiculous but the humour just wasn't as there, you know? (view spoiler)
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Libbie Hawker (L.M. Ironside)
While caring for a very sick relative (and dealing with all the stress that goes along with such a task), I wanted something fun and silly and light-hearted to read to leaven the seriousness of my ongoing work. I recalled seeing Louise Rennison's books back when I worked in a book store, and thought I'd track down the first in her series for my ereader. Well, that was not possible, since the publisher has decided to make only the third book (this one) and subsequent books available electronicall ...more
sam
Jul 15, 2014 sam rated it really liked it
4 Stupid & Hilarious Stars

And I knocked down the third book of this series. I'm going a little fast with these books, but its because no matter how kind of stupid they, I cannot put them down. Always laughing at her crazyness and I have even absorb some slang of her. Sacré bloody bleu!

"As I went through the door Angus made a desperate bid for freedom. He was fastened to the kitchen table leg, but that didn't stop him. He dragged the table along with him. It really made me laugh, because one
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Sandy
The humor in these books is unparalleled. Do not read in public unless you want to be laughing like a loon for all to see. Georgia is so endearingly oblivious to her self-centered, superficial, player ways. From her lines about her Vati to her tales of Angus the Scottish half-Labrador cat to her boy-crazy musings, I just can't put these books down.

Dave the Laugh is my favorite YA mate of all time, and one of my favorite Dave the Laugh scenes is in this book. (Oh, that clown nose!)

However, am I t
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Jenna
Apr 05, 2009 Jenna rated it really liked it
Shelves: teen-novels, brit-lit
I love these books. Yes, the main character is shallow and vain and quite self-absorbed, but most teenage girls are to a certain extent, right? I love that despite these things, Georgia remains a lovable character, and we get to see the chinks in her armour, as it were. She really does love her parents, even though most of the time they annoy her half to death and do things she finds appalling. You didn't feel like that as a teenager?! I did! She cares about her friends. She makes mistakes that ...more
Emily
Dec 29, 2009 Emily rated it really liked it
Oh my goodness, Georgia is hilarious! Her journal starts right back where she left us banned from school and a Sex God's girlfriend. I think the best part of this is her ridiculous thoughts and sentences. And the fact that she is SO selfish that I don't think her friend Jas (who she talks to a lot) ever gets a full sentence in!

In the ever mind changing pace of a teenager, while Georgia is so happy to be SG's girlfriend (swoon, and let us think about the snogging) she also may possibly like Dave
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Alahna
There are books that are meant to inspire you and to open your mind to new ideas. The characters always learn some incredibly important life lesson and become a better person by the end of the story. This is not one of those books.

Georgia is incredibly shallow and vain and she stays that way for the entire book (and series for that matter). And that is fine by me. She is 15 and, while not a great role model, a pretty accurate representation of a 15 year old girl. Well at least 15 year olds that
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Zoë
Nov 04, 2013 Zoë rated it really liked it
I love Georgia Nicolson's voice so much. This series is so entertaining and light hearted. Definitely a good read for this busy month as it is a quick and easy read!
Heather
Nov 14, 2007 Heather rated it liked it
Shelves: teen
still hilarious, but Georgia is starting to get on my nerves.
Gabby
Jan 27, 2017 Gabby rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
reread
Marija
Jun 02, 2011 Marija rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ya-mg, contemporary
This third installment to the Georgia Nicolson confessions is good and quite amusing, though I must say I didn’t like it as much as the first two installments. However, these books are certainly addictive. The scary thing is that I’m unconsciously adopting some of Georgia’s phrases. I caught myself thinking one day as I was sitting by the air conditioner, “It’s nippy noodles here!”…then found myself wondering, “Where did that come from?” Oh, so bleak! ;) I completely forgot that it came from thi ...more
Beth
Jan 03, 2010 Beth rated it it was ok
The first book was refreshing and funny, soured only by continous lesbian bashing. The second book was decidedly less so, and by this third installment, I am personally quite sick of listening to materialistic, shallow and self-centered Brit Georgia Nicholson whine about her parents, friends, and school. Even the subplot - Angus' courting of the neighbors' cat is so out of control Georgia's dad threatens to have him spayed - is not funny.

In Knocked Out, Georgia, having recently hooked up with an
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Zahra
May 29, 2016 Zahra rated it really liked it
Shelves: goodreads, lol
Oh, so this is why the girls at the back of the class started referring to breasts as 'nunga-nungas', I never quite understood that. Honestly, nothing much happens in this book but I've come to enjoy Confessions of Georgia Nicolson, not really for the plot, but...well...for the lols!



Mandatory harassment of Jas;

“I hate Jas. I slammed the phone down. I will never be talking to her again. I don't forget things. Once my mind is made up, that is it.The friendship is finite. I would rather eat one of
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Christina
Georgia Nicolson is back once again, more hormone driven than ever. We are served a grand helping of Sexgoderosity with snogfests on the side!

Georgia finds herself in a state of confusiosity and red-bottomosity - torn between Robbie the Sex God and Dave the Laugh! Who would've thought the Red Herring from Operation Elastic Band would backfire! Ear snogging or nip libbling...Hmm tough choice!

This instalment is just as hilarious as the previous books, if not, more! I found myself laughing out lou
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Kim Valentine
Sep 25, 2008 Kim Valentine rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I did not like this book because it is about a teenage girls diary that does not have a hook to keep me interested in reading more. After reading 15 pages, I could not get interested in the book. It seems to be random writing without a story to it. There are 10 pages of definitions to made-up words used by the main character, Georgia who is a teenage in England writing in her diary. Why would I want to look up made-up words to understand what is going on in the diary? It is a banned book because ...more
Tatiana
Dec 01, 2010 Tatiana rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
Is it just me or is Gee getting ruder? She’s always been anti-authority and a bit of an idiot. But in a lovable way. Now…not so much. It’s tough to want nice things, like Dave the Laugh, for such an insolent little twit. And she’s (secretly) running around with Robbie, who is much older than her. Come to think on it, the only guys who are remotely interested in her are years her senior. Hm.

Anyway. Liked the jaunt to Scotland. Gingers! The series is still a laugh if not taken seriously. At all.
Nicola
Fun and cute! Once again Georgia Nicolson narrates her ordinary life in a highly amusing tone. This installment sees Georgia take a family trip to Scotland ("och-aye land"), juggle two boys and clumsily stumble through daily life. Georgia's voice is unique and entertaining. These books, while short and light, pack a lot into the small amount of pages and never fail to make me laugh out loud more than once which to me is the sign of a very successful book.
Kathleen Dixon
Jan 13, 2008 Kathleen Dixon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humour, teen-reading
I should get the first two of this series. Not that they're necessary in order to understand - I mean, teenage girls are teenage girls - but they'll be fun to read (or listen to, as the case may be). Georgia is funny, single-minded (just think about what 15-year-olds can't stop thinking about), and self-absorbed. On top of that I found the narrator's voice just exactly right (and so it should be as it's the author herself reading it)!
Nikki
Jun 10, 2015 Nikki rated it liked it
I keep forgetting that it's a bad idea to read these on the bus, because I always end up laughing out loud. Georgia's diary entries are hilarious, but she's not really that nice a person, so I feel pretty conflicted about some of the remarks she makes. But I'm mostly here for Angus (the cat) anyway, and he's as charming as ever in this one.
Lexi
Dec 06, 2014 Lexi rated it it was amazing
1. 12/6/2014 I just love these books so much. Where have you been all my life, Georgia Nicolson?
2. 1/5/2016
Morgan
Apr 09, 2013 Morgan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
Pleasant fluff for a bad day. Georgia Nicolson is a good distraction. Another one to send off to my early teen cousin.
Sofia
Jun 29, 2014 Sofia rated it liked it
I laughed so hard while reading this one. Libbie is my spirit animal, I just love her.
Chelsea B.
Jan 21, 2015 Chelsea B. rated it really liked it
Hilarious, as always!
Maeve (Otherwordlybooks)
Probably the funniest series I have ever read!
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Louise Rennison was the bestselling award-winning author of the phenomenally successful ‘Confessions of Georgia Nicolson’ series, translated into over 34 languages and to the stage and big screen as ‘Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging’. She has won the Nestle Smarties Book Prize, the Michael L. Printz Honor Book and the Roald Dahl Funny prize for ‘Withering Tights’. Louise sadly died on the Februa ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (10 books)
  • Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson, #1)
  • On the Bright Side, I'm Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson, #2)
  • Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson, #4)
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“Oh Blimey O‘Reilly's pantyhose...what is the point of Shakespeare? I know he is a genius and so on, but he does rave on.
What light doth through yonder window break?
It's the bloody moon, for God's sake, Will, get a grip!!”
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“Anyway, then it said on the news, 'And tonight the Prime Minister has just got to Number Ten.'
I looked down at Jas and said, 'Ooer.' Meaning he'd got to number ten on the snogging scale. And then we both laughed like loons.
Vati just looked at us like we were mad.”
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