Thursday, November 12, 2009

How to Ruin your Boyfriends Reputation by Simone Elkeles


Summary:

Guess who’s jetting off to the Holy Land this summer!

Yes, it’s me—Amy Nelson-Barakmy Nelson-Barak. I’ve volunteered for ten days of military training in Israel with my friends. The Sababa brochure said it would be a “fun” summer experience. Okay, so I didn’t sign up to prove I’m not a princess…I did it to surprise my hot Israeli boyfriend stationed at the same base.

Too bad nobody told me:

- It’s hot in the Negev desert…like, so hot your makeup melts off and you get under-boob sweat spots.
- You can’t sleep in until 11 a.m.
- You shouldn’t kill bees with your flatiron—don’t ask.
- Peeing in a hole isn’t easy (when you’re a girl)—double don’t ask.

When I find out our team leader is my boyfriend Avi, I’m totally psyched…until I learn he has to treat me like all the other recruits. Can you say OY VEY!

Review:

How To Ruin your Boyfriend’s Reputation is yet another hilarious addition to Simone Elkeles' How To Ruin.. series. A series that I highly suggest all check out because of the following reasons.

For one, Amy is a character that is so easy to like and relate to which leaves me to personally think that Simone perfectly captures the teen voice within her. Plus, I like how Amy and Avi's relationship is realistic in the problems that they face, such as the long distance and staying true to one another. Oh, and Avi's sweetness/ hotness totally adds to how much I adore these books.

Another thing that I enjoy about this series is that the different plots that contained are ones that are never exactly alike. Since, seriously you get a whole new journey with every book.

In all, How To Ruin your Boyfriend’s Reputation is a cute and funny read that proves yet again just how great of a writer Simone is! Oh, and I really hope there's going to be a 4th book to this series that is coming out soon. :)

Grade: A+

How To Ruin your Boyfriend’s Reputation is now out!

Source of book: Bought from Barnes and Noble!

8 comments:

  1. This sounds hilarious. I haven't heard of this series before. It isn't my comfort zone but I think I'd really enjoy this. Great review.

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  2. I'm really looking forward to this. I've only read the first book but I loved it!

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  3. I have to get my hands on this series. If heard only good things about it.

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  4. I've never heard of the series but it sounds cool XD I'm liking the story line and the title and cover are cool :)

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  5. Great review! I haven't read any books this series but I'll definitely check them out! However I do love Perfect Chemistry & Leaving Paradise :) I actually just did an interview with Simone, here's the link if you wanna check it out! :) http://lafemmereaders.blogspot.com/2009/11/author-interview-simone-elkeles.html

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  6. This sounds great! I loved Perfect Chemistry, so will definitely have to read more books by her.

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  7. I haven't read anything by Simone Elkeles yet but her book, Perfect Chemistry, has received a lot of praises from other bloggers. Will have to try reading one of her books soon. :)

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  8. I can't wait to read this book, it's going to be amazing. Simone Elkeles is such a great writer.

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