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He's So Not Worth It

(He's So/She's So #2)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  5,786 ratings  ·  387 reviews
Ally Ryan, come on down to the Jersey Shore and forget your troubles!

Have you recently been humilated in front of your friends and family at your former best friends birthday party? Was your almost boyfriend partly responsible for that humilation by withholding some vital information about where your estrangerd father is? Did you come home to find said estranged father si
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers
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He's So Not Worth It, continues right off from the first book, so basically the whole drama continues but it's more...intense.
While the first book had a lot of mean-girl action and a couple of the girls were downright b!tches, there wasn't so much of that in this book.
In fact, there was only one b!tch, and sadly that was Ally.

Ally has finally, whacked out. The pressure has finally exploded and the poor girl has all these things happening to her at the same time, so who could really blame her? H
Crazy book!! I flew through it. Bratty, self-absorbed characters (and parents) what more could you want?! All these characters make the worst kind of mistakes and it gets them in the worst type of situations! It's like reading a TV Show come to life. So much drama, it'll make your head spin. I needed a quick read and this one was it! ...more
Morgan F
Oooooh the drama :0

This could have all been avoided if everyone wasn't so damn self-centered and just freakin talked to each other without storming out of the room every two seconds.
I read the first book in this series She's So Dead To Us last year and it was an addictive guilty pleasure (I did feel sheepish reading it but gosh it was surprisingly good. I gave it three stars of good times). It was not my usual kind of contemp read but it was easy to get sucked into the angst (!) and drama (!). Scott knows how to use a hook, when to pull a twist and how to keep her plotting tight and edgy ~ she's got quite a sizable bibliography and it shows she knows what she's doing.

So, it
Karla Mae (Reads and Thoughts)
Jan 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
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I really loved She's Dead To Us, the first installment to this trilogy and since the first book is a sureball cliffhanger, i'm really looking forward on this second installment.

The story picks up right where the first book left off. After being humiliated on Chloe's party, Ally was devastated and to atleast forget what happened her mom and her new boyfriend decided to head to Jersey Shore for the Summer but then Ally decides to stay at home and stay with her dad BUT then she finds out that Jake
Jun 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Kieran Scott has a way of writing that makes you never want to put the book down. I usually read chapter to chapter and won't put the book down in the middle of a chapter. Each chapter in this book ends in a small cliffhanger that makes you not want to stop reading, it was because of this that I finished this book in a short time. One of my favorite thing about He's So Not Worth It and She's So Dead To Us is that it is written from both the point of views of Jake and Ally simultaneously. I reall ...more
Erika Aivazi
Dec 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I chose this book because I liked the cover art. I sort of judged this book by the cover, but I'm glad I did. This is the second book of the He's So/She's So trilogy. The plot was a little confusing for me because I didn't read the first book but I caught on fast. The entire story was written in two different character's perspectives: Ally's and Jake's. It alternates between each chapter. Ally will tell her part of the story and Jake will tell his. It really was an interesting format. The story ...more
Emerald Sue
Mar 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary
"Um...I love you?" I said.
"That's the part, Cuz I love you, too.”

Nov 16, 2010 rated it it was ok
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She's So Dead to Us was one of my favorite reads last year. It was a different kind of contemporary novel, almost like a guilty pleasure because of how I was able to take a peek into rich kids' lives. But more than that, I was able to sympathize with the characters, and the author made the villains three dimensional that I was curious to know their motivations. They weren't just plain mean girls and boys -- they were doing that because of something, even
Jan 11, 2011 marked it as to-read
Shelves: series
I need to read it now. Like seriously. I want to know more!
I have to check at least three times, just to make sure I am reading the right book. I want to take down my review of She’s So Dead to Us because this book had me disappointed. Well, not really that huge disappointment but it turned one hundred eighty on me. My opinion on characters and story mind bogglingly changed. And the one persistent question kept me on—what happened?

With all the drama happened in the first book, Ally and Jake need some time alone. Separately. Ally spent her summer in Jer
Majibookshelf Juhina & Farah
Nov 02, 2011 rated it really liked it
She's so dead to us and he's so not worth it are two books from a trilogy. When i got the first book of the trilogy “She’s So Dead to Us” i found the synopsis intriguing. An ex-rich popular girl ends up leaving her hometown “Orchin Hall” poor and fatherless because her runaway father lost all his family’s money along with millions of dollars from the other rich families that live in their Crestie neighborhood (sort of like the zip code 90210 of beverly hills). However the story starts 18 months ...more
Shannon Rogers
Jan 27, 2011 rated it it was ok
Jake Graydon, an exciting opportunity is waiting for you in the service industry! Are your grades so low your parents have grounded you for the summer? Did you the girl you really like unceremoniously leave you behind? Would you rather eat dirt than see your friends again? Then a job at the local coffee shop is just the ticket! Surprisingly, Ally's father is the new manager so you get to be reminded of her nearly every day. Maybe it's time to start flirting with your best friend's ex or even tak ...more
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Feb 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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May 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This book was absolutely AMAZING!!! Anyone who thinks any less of it is insane! Even though it took a while for this book to come out after She's So Dead to Us, it was TOTALLY worth the wait. The characters were as crazy, lovable, and annoying as ever (in a good way) that I found myself talking about them as if they were actually real people. The plot was incredible and ended with an INSANE cliffhanger that made my eyes literally bulge out of their sockets. Kieran Scott is one of my absolute fav ...more
Feb 08, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: contemporary
Siiiiiiiiigh. The minute Cooper arrived at the scene I knew the rest of the plot would be a series of flimsy new plot-device characters that are just there to make the main couple jealous of each other's respective summer flings. Unfortunately, this reads more like a big checklist of relationship roadblocks than its predecessor, which I really, really, loved.

So maybe if our two narrators, previously-awesome-mc Ally and jerk-with-a-heart-of-gold Jake, actually got together, there would be no rea
Jan 07, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: ereader, for-review, ya
Warning: Contains spoilers for She’s So Dead To Us.

He’s So Not Worth It by Kieran Scott is the second in the He’s So/She’s So trilogy. It picks up exactly where She’s So Dead To Us leaves us. In case you missed it: Ally’s dad invests all of her friends’ parents money and loses it. She leaves the Crest. Then moves back, friendless. Ally’s former friends plot against her. Hot boy Jake moves into her old house and old room. Things heat up between Ally and Jake. But the flame is extinguished when Ja
Carolyn Elaine
Aug 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Dec 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
This second novel in the He's So/She's So series was infuriating...not in a bad way, but there were a lot of situations and things going on that were quite angering.

Trying to do this without spoilers...
Ally's mom is frustrating. As a mother myself, it's hard for me to understand how she doesn't see what she's doing to her daughter. Why does it take so long and such drastic things happening before she opens her eyes and sees that her daughter is in pain? Why does she still seem not to care? I th
2.5 stars

Just a little too much teen angst for me. I thought the first one was dramatic, but this one was much more so.

I also didn’t like Ally anywhere near as much as I did in the first one. She was really immature and kept acting out. I understood that she had a lot going on in her life, but she was on a really self destructive path in this one. I couldn’t stand Connor either. Her parents, particularly her mother, were completely useless. The mother’s obsession with her new boyfriend was rid
May 14, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2011
*Note* Spoilers ahead if you haven’t read the first book in this series, SHE’S SO DEAD TO US.

HE’S SO NOT WORTH IT picks up right where SHE’S SO DEAD TO US left off. Ally is completely devastated after being humiliated at Chloe’s party. As her mom and her new boyfriend Gray pack up to head to the Jersey Shore for the summer, Ally decides she wants to stay home with her dad, who has recently moved back into town. But when Ally finds out that Jake has gotten a job working for her dad at the coffee
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“I missed you so much," she breathed. I tilted my head back and put my hands on her shoulders. I could hardly believe this was happening. I was finally getting to touch her. To kiss her. It was all happening. "I missed you, too.” - Jake

After finishing She's So Dead to Us, I immediately dived into this - He's So Not Worth It, well with that cliff-hanger who wouldn't? Now considering how much I enjoyed the first book, I was expecting to enjoy this one more, however I was really disappointed when
Alyssa hoffmaster
Jan 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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Oh My God…. Did that really just happen?

From beginning to start I just couldn’t stop reading this book, I just finished the first one (“She’s so dead to us”) and loved it, and now I finished the second one. I didn’t think this book could top the first one but I was so wrong, so very wrong.

“He’s so not worth it” started off right after the first drama filled book, there’s never a dull moment in Ally’s life that’s for sure.

Ally has just gotten over the fact that her dad after ru
Jamie Kline
May 22, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: s-s-galley-grab
I confess, I did not read the first book, She's So Dead To Us. In fact I wasn't even aware that I was jumping into a sequel until I started reading. It was fairly obvious while reading this book that I was missing some serious backstory, so to everyone else make sure you read the first one in the series before tackling this one; it will make everything MUCH clearer I'm sure!
Throughout this book we encounter three characters' points of view. Mostly it's either Ally or Jake, but we also get some i
Sep 23, 2011 rated it really liked it
This book is complete teen angst. No really. Ally has so much going on
that it's almost a little overwhelming. Still, I am definitely loving
this series. I'd like to point out that even though we do get both
Ally and Jake's POV, we also get Annie's Daily Field Journal (which
is very cute and a breath of fresh air between most chapters). I'd
also recommend this one for older teens.

This time around, Ally Ryan's personality does a 180. She's spending
the summer with her mom, Gray and Quinn as one big h
May 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Things aren’t looking so great in Orchard Hill for either Ally or Jake. Finding out that the guy she really liked had been keeping secrets about the whereabouts of her previously absentee father can really take a lot out of a girl, and Ally is tired of having to deal with Jake’s shortcomings. It’s not even like he tried to call her after she was completely humiliated in front of all her former friends and then some. So when Ally’s offered the chance to spend the summer at the Shore, she agrees e ...more
Sep 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing
The Short Story? – If Gossip Girl had an offspring and moved to the suburbs, this would be it. All the glamorous lives of the rich and young with more likable characters but just has dramatic lives. You know I can’t resist a good book about “Rich Bitch Bennies” (direct term from the book) but mix it in with a totally cute romance? I was hooked from the first page! Scott doesn’t fail to impress! Loved it!

The Long Story? - I’ve named Scott, Queen of Cliff Hangers. I thought the ending of She’s So
Princess Bookie
Nov 15, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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My Thoughts: After that killer ending of She's So Dead To Us, I was so excited for He's So Not Worth i! It was another fantastic novel! We are back with Ally Ryan and Jake Graydon. We go back and forth between both perspectives and learn what each character thinks and is going through.

Summer vacation has started and that means a rocky start for everyone. Some of the crew are leaving town while others have to stay in town. Jake ends up staying in town, getting a job, and taking a class. He ends
*3.5 stars*

Given that She’s So Dead To Us ends on a cliffhanger, the deadly kind, I began He’s So Not Worth it right away. I’d read reviews of how this one wasn’t quite as fun as the last one, with the author stretching out the drama too much…but actually, I liked itNow, the thing is, Ally’s understandably angry. Her boyfriend kind of held back the enormous piece of news on her Dad, which led to lots of humiliation for her, and thus left her angry enough to break off whatever they had. I agree w
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Kieran Scott is an author of young adult fiction including the upcoming TRUE LOVE TRILOGY (May 2014) and the HE'S SO/SHE'S SO TRILOGY, which includes SHE'S SO DEAD TO US, HE'S SO NOT WORTH IT and THIS IS SO NOT HAPPENING. Her other books include the Non-Blonde Cheelerader trilogy, Geek Magnet and Jingle Boy. She also writes Alloy Entertainment books under the pseudonym Kate Brian, including the SH ...more

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“I missed you so much," she breathed.
I tilted my head back and put my hands on her shoulders. I could hardly believe this was happening. I was finally getting to touch her. To kiss her. It was all happening. "I missed you, too.”
“There's something I have to say," I said seriously, looking her in the eye.
She smiled. "Oookay." She was mocking me-mocking my tone-but I didn't care.
"Okay. Here it is. I love you," I said. "And I never, ever wanted to hurt you. It's like, the number one thing I never want to do, but somehow, I keep doing it. And I'm sorry, I just...that's all I wanted to say all this time. All I was trying to do...with that thing with your dad, not telling you...was not to hurt you. And I'm sorry that I did.
Alley stared at me.
"And I'm sorry that I did it again. With the Chloe thing. Which was stupid. Like, really, really, stupid. And I-"
"Can you just stop, for a second?" Ally said, holding up a hand.
"What?" I said.
"Can you say the first part again?" she asked, rolling her fingers around for a rewind.
I racked my brain.
"Um...I love you?" I said.
"That's the part, Cuz I love you, too.”
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