Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Want It Wednesday



When I first started my Want It Wednesday posts I was still very new to blogging and didn't know about the "Waiting on" meme. My original idea was to post of a list of things I wanted, but I've gotten away from that. I'm going to try and start that up again and post not only books but other fun things I'm wanting.



Into the Wild Nerd Yonder by Julie Halpern


Check out Julie's contest and you could win a copy!


About the Book: It's Jessie's sophomore year of high school. A self-professed "mathlete," she isn't sure where she belongs. Her two best friends have transformed themselves into punks and one of them is going after her longtime crush. Her beloved older brother will soon leave for college (and in the meantime has shaved off his mohawk and started dating...the prom Princess!)...

Things are changing fast. Jessie needs new friends. And her quest is a hilarious tour through high school clique-dom, with a surprising stop along the way--the Dungeons and Dragons crowd, who out-nerd everyone. Will hanging out with them make her a nerd, too? And could she really be crushing on a guy with too-short pants and too-white gym shoes?


If you go into the wild nerd yonder, can you ever come back?


GreenBeanTeenQueen Says: I was a nerd...ok, I still am a nerd. I wasn't super smart, but smart enough and I was friends with all the super smart people. I was in Science Club (not so much because I liked Science, but because my friends were in it and we were planning a trip to Science City), I was in Chorale, Thespians, Rep. Theater, and my friends and I watched X-Files, Star Trek, and wrote fan fiction. So how could this high school nerd not want to read this book?!?


I went to the Readergirlz chat last night with Melissa Walker and she gave this lip gloss a shout out and said it was amazing. I'm always looking for a good lip gloss, so I must go buy this one! Thanks Melissa!
I also really want to see this movie and hope it gets shown at our cool indie theater.

5 comments:

  1. That book looks fantastic. Thanks for the contest link. My "want-it Wednesday" is "Catching Fire." :) I pray every night that I'll get it. lol!

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  2. I need to star listing more things on my Wish List Wednesday posts too...but I did put waiting on this week...

    Anyway, thanks for letting me know Julie wrote a new book. I really want to read it now. Get Well Soon was great, I really enjoyed it.

    I'm such a nerd, it's crazy. I didn't join much in high school...wasn't much I was interested in but the one I LOVED the most was Write Club (yes, a writing club...lol) and all the members were quite dorky, let me tell you.

    I love to read, I used to write fan fiction too and read it all the time...I still read some...and so so so much more.

    -Lauren

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  3. Great book. Thanks for telling us about this. I'm going to find more info on this : )

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  4. I hadn't seen the real cover yet, but I picked this up at The Strand last week! Very excited!

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  5. Hey girl,

    Their's a book meme hosted by Sassy Brit called "What's on your desk Wednesday?" So I tagged you! Go here http://tjbook-list.blogspot.com/2009/06/sassys-book-blog-meme-whats-on-your_10.html for more info on how to participate, but don't feel forced, you don't have too if you don't want to :)

    -Eleni [lafemmereaders.blogspot.com]

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