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Art Geeks and Prom Queens
Art Geeks and Prom Queens
Author: Alyson Noel
Being the new girl is tough just ask sixteen-year-old Rio Jones. A New York transplant, Rio has no clue how shes going to fit in at her fancy new private school in Southern California. Plus, being late, overdressed, and named after a Duran Duran song doesn't help make the first day any easier. Then, Rio meets Kristi. Beautiful, rich, and a cheer...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780312336363
ISBN-10: 0312336365
Publication Date: 9/1/2005
Pages: 240
Reading Level: Young Adult
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  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 26 ratings
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
This book reminded me of the movie "mean girls". I think because both had main characters who arrive at a new school and are pretty enough to get into the "in" crowd and then aren't sure if that's where they want to be. In this case, Rio is the daughter of a famous model, so she has the genes to infiltrate the beautiful crowd, which is what her mother would love her to do, but initially she feels more comfortable with the art geeks. Soon she gets very popular but there are consequences (similiar again to the movie mean girls), and eventually Rio learns who are her real friends.
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Helpful Score: 2
Dear God! Do NOT waste your time reading this book! Just go out and rent "Mean Girls" on DVD and you will have the exact same story/plotline only the characters have different names.

This book was shallow and unrealistic. 1/2 star!
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reviewed Art Geeks and Prom Queens on + 5 more book reviews
Halfway into the book and I must say, I'm highly disappointed at the amount of drug use, drinking, sexual suggestions, swearing and lack of morals!
I would not recommend this book for younger readers(I was pre-reading for my 10 year old who wanted to read it), as the content portrays giving in to peer pressure & inappropriate behaviors as something that everyone in high school is doing.


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