Geek Girl (Geek Girl #1) by Holly Smale [BOOK REVIEW]

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Even though I kept hearing great things about Geek Girl, I never really happened to read it. A month ago, my teen sister borrowed the whole Geek Girl series and told me this is something I must check off my list. And here I am one month later – loving the first book!

Geek Girl tells the story of a young teen Harriet, who is a geek and gets bullied at her school. She might know all the science answers, but she has no clue why people are laughing at her when she goes outside with a cartoon hoodie.

But when Harriet gets discovered by a modelling agency,she realises how things can get different, and she has to choose whether she wants to risk losing everything by changing who she really is.

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A very funny and geeky read, where I couldn’t stop but giggle a few times. One moment really got me though:

‘’If somebody offers to shave your legs,’’ she snaps, ‘’let them.’’

Harriet is a typical geeky high-school character, and you can’t help but love her weirdness, her silliness and the ways she believes in.

The read was somewhat predictable from the beginning, and there wasn’t any big plot twist or cliff-hanger, but I believe that this book didn’t really want to achieve that anyways.

This was a perfect read for me to relax and enjoy reading – reminded me of my high-school days and made me remember a lot of similar moments.

I am recommending it to all of you out there – that love being different and are not afraid to stand up for yourselves, no matter how much people laugh at you.

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22 thoughts on “Geek Girl (Geek Girl #1) by Holly Smale [BOOK REVIEW]

  1. jenchaos76 October 29, 2018 / 1:31 am

    I don’t really like predictable stories. But this might be good for my daughter

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  2. bitchbookshelf October 29, 2018 / 10:49 pm

    Sounds like a sweet, fun read.

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    • innah96 October 29, 2018 / 10:57 pm

      Thank you! It was a great one!


  3. Bookworms corner blog spot October 30, 2018 / 7:10 am

    This sounds like a cute story. I don’t mind knowing where a story is going, so long as I enjoyed the journey.

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  4. On my Book Shelf October 30, 2018 / 11:39 am

    The cover is adorable. I would give it a try. Great review

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  5. Empress DJ October 30, 2018 / 3:31 pm

    This sounds cute – but I don’t often YA

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  6. Cia Black October 31, 2018 / 7:27 pm

    I could see myself falling head over heels for this.

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  7. Kati 👩🏻 (@KatisBRR15) November 2, 2018 / 10:06 pm

    Great review I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about this book series. I’m glad you fully enjoy them so far, thank you so much for sharing your awesome post.

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