Heather's Reviews > The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend

The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
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Jun 16, 2012

it was ok


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Reading Progress

June 16, 2012 – Started Reading
June 16, 2012 – Shelved
June 16, 2012 –
page 80
28.57%
June 16, 2012 –
page 100
35.71%
June 19, 2012 –
page 120
42.86%
June 19, 2012 –
page 140
50.0%
June 20, 2012 –
page 180
64.29%
June 21, 2012 –
page 240
85.71%
June 22, 2012 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Ruby (new)

Ruby Just "okay"? ;)


message 2: by Heather (last edited Jun 23, 2012 07:39PM) (new) - rated it 2 stars

Heather ;) I have my share of complaints and nitpicks, but for a first swing, it actually is a pretty solid offering. It gets a teeny bit preachy toward the end, but I think that might just be a product of first-timer-itus; and for a book for teens about sexuality, it's really, really discrete. Also, I rooted for the couple more than I thought I would, and they were both solid, interesting characters that felt like they could be real kids at your sibling's high school. The guy, for example, is far from perfect, and I think that's a good thing. It makes him interesting and gives him a shot at being a complex character; he can be a genuine jerk at times, but I still honestly like him (and I don't even feel bad about it...mostly. ;) ). Actually, I was going to suggest that you take a look at the synopsis and see if it appeals to you. If it looks intriguing, I'd be happy to pass my copy along for your review. :)


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