I’m Mackenzie Wellesley, and I’ve spent my life avoiding the spotlight. But that was four million hits ago Blame it on that grade school ballet recital, when I. Mackenzie Wellesley, 17, is a self-described geek who explains, “I fill a certain niche at my school, the local nerd.” Along with her best friends. AWKWARD by Marni Bates. AWKWARD. From the Bates keeps her prose light, always focusing on the comedy as she lampoons high-school.

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Before long the whole country is laughing at Mackenzie. It so happens the awkwars notable of The Notables, Logan Beckett, has hired Mackenzie as his history tutor, because she is not only a nerd, but a fiercely smart one.

Y que no porque su padre la haya abandonado quiere decir que todos los hombres de su vida la van a dejar.

MacKenzie has a terrific set of friends, and I also liked her annoying little brother. It’s realistic in how it portrays high school life and the possibility of insta-internet-fame.

I really liked the book. It’s got a hint of romance that, although not the main focus of the book, is a great story in itself. Suddenly, celebrities are tweeting about the girl in awkawrd “hilarious video” and the country’s biggest music sensation, ReadySet, has integrated the footage into the music video for their latest single. Everyone goes through this ‘I am not even worth the air Im breathing phase’. Mackenzie is used to flying under the radar and spending her time studying for her multiple AP classes.


Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mackenzie feels so real. People are trying to embarrass her, the paparazzi keeps following her, and she’s caught up in mani boy trouble. Suddenly she receives in mrni mail dozens of boxes filled with free designer clothes.

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The film of her performance also goes viral when it turns out that Mackenzie has real talent. The plot was very well put together and I enjoyed how Bates puts the notes at the end of the story.

The press swarms her at school. Pretty soon, Mackenzie is about as far from invisible as you can get! If you’re looking for a new contemporary author, definitely check out Marni Bates, who’s set to have many more books for us to love soon! I was also entertained with how Mackenzie thinks of the best and truthful reply but would end up saying the other thing. Seperti kita disiapkan untuk hal buruk yang akan terjadi. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

All Quotes Add A Quote. Hitting one of the football players with her seriously heavy backpack by mistake, the player hits the cement.

He was just so interesting and normal and nice but still guy-like and just, so swoon worthy in certain moments. Instead, it was a cute book with a few themes that are common in YA. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Bukannya penasaran, itu malah bikin mwrni seb Lucu. It makes you want to read more and more. You’ll never wanna put it down! This is a delightful, sweet book for tweens with a fun if predictable plot and a feel-good ending. Overall, Awkward is a delightful and funny read.


Bates writes with a smart and awmward wit. At the end of the book, you realize how much Mackenzie has grown.

Learn how your comment data is processed. I finished this book in less than 6 hours I started reading at 9: And I only wish that I had this book to read when I was in high school.

She then signed a five book deal with KTeen. I know I did. She’s not really sure why a Notable would help her unless it’s a trick, or why new, nice classmates will sit with her at lunch. Showing of 61 reviews. It is so true. Mackenzie learning to appreciate herself like she deserves too. I mean, I really get to ponder on the main character’s thoughts and connect to them more.


As a fellow klutz with some painful moments left behind, I completely sympathize with her. Paparazzi are hanging out at school waiting to badger MacKenzie and designers are sending her packages overflowing with clothing.

Jan 31, Avon Bernabe rated it it was amazing. Corey is a funny, impossible to not like character. Be the first to learn about new releases! Don’t have a Kindle?