Smart Girls Get What They Want

By Sarah Strohmeyer
(Balzer & Bray/Harperteen, Paperback, 9780061953415, 348pp.)

Publication Date: March 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description
Three best friends use their brains and savvy to make their high-school dreams come true in this novel from the bestselling author of "The Cinderella Pact" (basis for the Lifetime Original movie "Lying to Be Perfect").



About the Author

Sarah Strohmeyer is a bestselling and award-winning novelist whose books include The Cinderella Pact (which was made into a Lifetime Original Movie called Lying To Be Perfect), The Sleeping Beauty Proposal, The Secret Lives of Fortunate Wives, Sweet Love, and the Bubbles mystery series. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the Plain Dealer and the Boston Globe. She lives with her family outside Montpelier, Vermont. This is her first novel for teens.




Praise For Smart Girls Get What They Want

“In her YA debut, adult author Strohmeyer (Kindred Spirits) excels at exploring the bonds of friendship and the complications of teenagers’ lives. Smart readers will find a heroine in girly, intellectual Gigi-all the while winking at her nerdy jokes.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Gigi is a quirky, smart, endearing character with a wry sense of humor, and her strong friendship with Bea and Neerja is one of the high points of the book .... A great read to recommend to Meg Cabot fans.”
-School Library Journal

“Sarah Strohmeyer gets what readers want: a fresh, funny book full of likable characters, drama, and plenty of romance that kept me turning pages until late into the night.”
-Meg Cabot, bestselling author of ABANDON and THE PRINCESS DIARIES

“This realistic novel, with touches of humor, is a welcome addition to bookshelves.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

“The author of The Cinderella Pact (2006) shows a humorist’s ear for the cadence of teen language in this smart foray into teen literature.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“What a refreshingly realistic story about accomplished, ambitious and unapologetically intelligent teen girls! Full of wry observations about high school politics and drama, Smart Girls Get What They Want is for any reader still figuring out who you want to be.”
-Megan McCafferty, New York Times bestselling author of BUMPED and the Jessica Darling series

“Sex and the City meets Pride and Prejudice in this funny, smart and heart-warming book. Brainy babes, unite! This book is for you.”
-Patricia McCormick, author of SOLD and NEVER FALL DOWN

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