The Boy Book

The Boy Book

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"Here is how things stand at the beginning of Ruby Oliver's junior year at Tate Prep:show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 132 x 199 x 15mm | 162g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552556238
  • 9780552556231
  • 756,073

About E. Lockhart

E. Lockhart has had nine official boyfriends, if you count the boy who asked her to go out with him at a seventh-grade dance and then basically never talked to her again. In a drawer somewhere, she's got a list of every boy she ever kissed. She has never been on a sports team of any kind and got excused from gym class by going to ballet lessons. She has a tattoo, cuts her own hair, and has worn the same perfume since high school (Kiehl's Chinese Flowers). In her office are Betty and Veronica dolls, a photo of a particularly fat bulldog, an official business card from 'Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective' and the 1920s flapper dress she wore to the more

Review quote

"Lockhart has created a fun character in the spirit of Louise Rennison's Georgia Nicholson and Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones" -- Elaine Baran Black School Library Journal "Sharp delivery and expert teen inflection" Publishers Weeklyshow more

Review Text

"Lockhart has created a fun character in the spirit of Louise Rennison's Georgia Nicholson and Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones"show more

Back cover copy

Join Ruby Oliver at the start of her junio year at Tate Prep as she confronts: * the secret about Noel; * mysterious notes from Jackson; * the interpretation of boy-speak; * the horrors of the school trip; * new entries to The Boy Book; * and the exploitation of boobs everywhere. There are fruit roll-ups. There is upper-regioning. There are so many boys to chose from! And there are penguins. Cringe, laugh and cry with Ruby Oliver in the fabulous sequel to The Boyfriend List. " Totally made me giggle" SUGAR on The Boyfriend Listshow more

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9,246 ratings
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4 38% (3,504)
3 27% (2,455)
2 6% (574)
1 2% (151)
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