Harlequin, Paperback, 9780373210107, 330pp.
Publication Date: June 29, 2010
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Don't miss the book that the "New York Times" calls "Hilarious," featuring a heroine that "Booklist" says is "utterly charming and unique."Teen Genius (and Hermit) Carrie Pilby's To-Do List: 1. List 10 things you love (and "do them )"2. Join a club (and "talk to people )"3. Go on a date (with someone you actually "like )"4. Tell someone you care (your therapist "doesn't count )"5. Celebrate New Year's (with "other people )"Seriously? Carrie would rather stay in bed than deal with the immoral, sex-obsessed hypocrites who seem to overrun her hometown, New York City. She's sick of trying to be like everybody else. She isn't But when her own therapist gives her a five-point plan to change her social-outcast status, Carrie takes a hard look at herself and agrees to try.Suddenly the world doesn't seem "so" bad. But is prodigy Carrie willing to dumb things down just to fit in?