Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr Holly is the typical plain girl heroine of so many young adult novels. Dominic is the heartthrob drummer. Holly Dayton is about to go way out of her comfort zoneSpending Christmas vacation on a cruise with her two cousins from hell isn’t Holly’s idea of a good. Decked with Holly by Marni Bates – book cover, description, publication history.

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If you’ve read Awkward by Marni Bates then you’ll uolly him from there. Holly reminded me of myself in many ways slight tummy roll, Jewish nose so it was really nice to read a book where someone like her, like me, finds someone who likes them for who they are inside and out since I’m extremely self conscious about both physical characteristics I share with Holly.

To be honest, I wiyh grateful every single day that this is my life.

She was such a hilarious and real character with all sorts of insecurities but they were so relatable. Dominic acts like a real person, yes a jerk, but his talent for saying marji wrong things makes him all the more realistic.

Originally posted at Writer of Wrongs All in all, an entertaining book that I kept wanting to read. I don’t think having decjed room to themselves is a hilly enough motivator. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. So if you are looking for a read that will cause you to think deeply about the issues of the world around us, this is probably not the book for you. Luckily, I have friends in Portland who are willing to brave Ikea with me! Oh, and I watched this clip from the West Wing.


Nervous author in the Serengeti.

Was hoping for a cute romance to make me smile. I turned in my edits for the last book in my Smith High series! Well, it usually starts out something like this: Suddenly rumours are swirling and Holly’s face is plastered all over the Internet. I can pretty much work wherever I can get a steady supply of coffee and Internet access.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Every misstep had me turning pages to find out how Holly would get out of her latest predicament. Because Nick happens to be Dominic Wyatt, drummer for one of the hottest bands in America. I looked at hundreds of different fonts before I decided to use my own handwriting. Jan 07, Kailia rated it liked it Shelves: How bad could it be to be “fauxmantically” involved with a cute rock star? And when in a moment of seasick-fueled desperation she lurches into an open suite–she’s greeted with an eyeful of pepper spray.

I really liked it a lot.

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Definitely worth picking up a copy! Hollly we can finally start getting excited for the holiday season! But when Holly goes to make her exit, she gets the shock of her life: I absol Review originally posted http: Most Helpful Most Recent. Her aunt, along with her two daughters, are typical bullies masked in designer clothes, calorie counting, and makeup.

Learn how your comment data is processed. I am not ashamed to admit that this book is totally my junior high fantasy come to life in novel form.

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I may be the only blogger in the family but none of us are particularly good at keeping secrets. I’ve read the beginning of one of his lyrics and it sounded fun!


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Christmas, Christmas Time is Here And then I thought that since they included my name, maybe they wanted to hire me to write books about Brazilian billionaires! And when seasickness forces her into an open suite, she’s pepper-sprayed by a gorgeous guy called Nick. I can’t really form sentences at this point, decmed this review will have to do, sorry.

So check it out! What am I working on right now? I read holiday-themed stories, too, both in-season and out. Everyone was incredibly patient with me. No Reviews are Available. I write the book that I most want to read at that particular moment.

In a good way.

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Enjoy it as much as I did. Both of the main characters annoyed me a lot at some parts, at others I kinda liked them. She loved her grandf Originally reviewed on my blog Reading the Best of the Best. And when seasickness forces her into an open suite, she’s Smartly blending of-the-moment pop culture references and timeless themes, Bates follows her YA debut, “Awkward”, with a hilarious, over-the-top adventure about a teen girl who becomes the fake girlfriend of a cute rock star.

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