My Dating Disasters Diary
Kelly Ann is a total tomboy. She loves football and computer games and has no idea why anyone would want to bother with soppy romantic stuff and stupid crushes on boys. Her best mate is Chris, the boy next door, and he's not into that stuff either, is he? Follow Kelly Ann's ventures into the crazy world of love through her stonkingly funny diaries.
- Paperback | 368 pages
- 129.54 x 198.12 x 25.4mm | 249.47g
- 01 Jul 2010
- Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Corgi Childrens
- London, United Kingdom
"A funny, touching and heartfelt novel dealing with the angst of growing up and being forced into roles you do not want ... I appreciated Liz Rettig's anti-heroine Kelly Ann, who adds a touch of acid to the sugar and her take on the world will be much appreciated by girls who don't want to conform to the standard pattern" The Bookseller "Vivid and fun right from page one" -- Jill Murphy The Bookbag "In the mood to rock with laughter, to hoot with glee and shake your head? Buy a copy of My Dating Disasters Diary by Liz Rettig, narrated in first person by the tremendously likeable and flippant tomboy, Kelly Ann" My Favourite Books "At least four girls in the appropriate age-group spotted me reading this book and asked if they could borrow it, so I don't think it would be unpopular" The School Librarian "This series is hilarious! It's funny, clever and is guaranteed to brighten even the worst of days" Wondrous Reads
About Liz Rettig
Liz Rettig is over twenty-one and lives in Glasgow with her husband and two children. She works as a teacher and MY DESPERATE LOVE DIARY was her first novel. She used to be just like Kelly Ann, but she's all right now.
"This series is hilarious! It's funny, clever and is guaranteed to brighten even the worst of days"
Our customer reviews
Kelly Ann is a boy's girl...not the kind that dresses up and makes out with them, but rather the kind that plays football (or soccer) with them and is seen only as a friend. Things start to change when her best friend, Liz, and new friend, Stephanie, try and make her more into a girl. She finds herself liking to dress up and fawning over all sorts of boys, from a famous singer to a boy in her own class. The Kelly Ann diaries are perfect for fans of Louise Rennison's CONFESSIONS OF GEORGIA NICOLSON books. Both are teen girls from the UK who write in their diaries about all sorts of topics related to growing up. Kelly Ann is a fun, realistic girl who is going through all sorts of changes that are easy to relate to. She's hilarious and pulls readers into her story easily. MY DATING DISASTERS DIARY is sure to be a fast read for many. Just one part of a series, once this book ends, teen girls can go along with Kelly Ann in the next novel. Personally, I'd love to read more!show moreby TeensReadToo