Jul 28, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday: The DUFF

Waiting on Wednesday recognizes that we as bookies pine for books. This post is about what I am impatiently waiting for right now. It was started by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

I'm intrigued by the plotline of The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) by Kody Keplinger, set to be published September 7th.

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.

From Goodreads
I don't think it gets more intriguing than that for me. I'm thinking that DUFF is the female equivalent of a wingman, only with a slightly more derogatory name. My interest is piqued & I can't wait to get my hands on a copy. What are you waiting on this week?


YA Vampire Books said...

Sounds good!

brizmus said...

My interest is also piqued - sounds good!

Here's my WoW.