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The Taming of the Tights

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The Taming of the Tights

By Louise Rennison

Harper Teen, Hardcover, 9780062226204, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 17, 2013

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Teens who adore Louise Rennison's heroine Georgia Nicolson will love her cousin Tallulah Casey even more Meg Cabot, New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries series, raved, "Tallulah is even funnier, warmer, and sweeter than her cousin Georgia Nicolson."

In The Taming of the Tights, the third book in the (Mis)Adventures of Tallulah Casey series, Tallulah and her mates are back to finish their winter term at the Dother Hall performing arts program. And Tallulah is determined to finally show the world she's a true star of the stage

Out of the spotlight, Tallulah's life is filled with just as much drama. She's distracted by bad-boy Cain and trying her best to keep her accidental snog-session with him a secret. And although she is slowly beginning to think that maybe he's not so bad after all, she also continues to wonder about unavailable Charlie and dreamy Alex. Who would make the perfect leading man?



Praise For The Taming of the Tights

PRAISE FOR THE (MIS)ADVENTURES OF TALLULAH CASEY SERIES:“I don’t know how, but Louise Rennison has done it again. Tallulah is even funnier, warmer, and sweeter than her cousin Georgia Nicolson. I fell in love with Withering Tights, and you will too!”
-Meg Cabot, New York Times bestselling author of The Princess Diaries and the Abandon series

“Louise Rennison has created another superbly realistic and hilarious young teen heroine, a younger Georgia Nicolson, in the first book of a new series. Tallulah’s wry comments on her life and her dreams are sure to enchant girl readers who will laugh and cry with the spunky, hopeful entertainer.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (Starred Review)

“Fans of Georgia Nicolson will be thrilled to meet her cousin Tallulah in Printz Honor-winner Rennison’s new madcap melodrama. Undeniably entertaining; Georgia would be pleased.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Tallulah is a vivacious and hilarious character who will speak to every girl. This is a wonderful start to a new series that will attract Georgia’s many fans as well as bring in new readers, who will fall in love with Tallulah and all of her quirks.”
-School Library Journal

Absurdity is a key point here, and it’s richly delivered by Tallulah’s exploits. Ideal for readers seeking a high-spirited silly British romp.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Tallulah is an effervescent protagonist who will keep fans of YA Brit lit laughing until the very end.”
-Publishers Weekly

“A bright, breezy, and very funny take on life. Good fun!”
-Booklist

“A jolly and faintly raunchy read.”
-Wall Street Journal

“This Brit lit romp through the moors will leave readers looking forward to next term and more Tallulah.”
-The Horn Book on Withering Tights

“It wouldn’t be a Rennison book without plenty of humor, self-deprecation, and literary and musical references. Lullah’s adoring fans will not be disappointed by this entertaining ride on “the showbiz express.”
-The Horn Book on A Midsummer Tights Dream

“Expect lots more of Rennison’s unique brand of teen angst, snogging and shenanigans.”
-The Sunday Times

“Hilarious.”
-The Daily Express

PRAISE FOR THE GEORGIA NICOLSON SERIES: “A little raunchy and quite funny.”
-New York Times Book Review

“Hysterically funny.”
-Seventeen

“Hilarious!”
-USA Today

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