Going Geek by Charlotte Huang

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A girl forced out of her comfort zone finds that being true to herself is the best way to live her life, in this second novel from the author of For the Record.


It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Skylar Hoffman’s senior year at her preppy East Coast boarding school should have been perfect: 
   amazing boyfriend
   the coolest friends
   the most desirable dorm
But it’s far from it. To her dismay, Skylar’s not going to rule senior year because she’s stuck in Abbot House, a tiny dorm known for, well, nothing. Living with a group of strangers everyone thinks is lame is bad enough. Worse is that Skylar wasn’t exactly truthful about how she spent summer break in Los Angeles—and her little white lie is causing her once rock-solid romance to crumble fast. And when it turns out that Skylar’s best friend is the one responsible for having her booted from Lincoln? It’s an all-out war.

Stepping out of her comfort zone never felt so scary—or necessary. But everything is different now. Including, maybe, Skylar herself . . .

 

About Charlotte Huang

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Charlotte Huang grew up near Boston, graduated from Smith College, and received an MBA from Columbia Business School. She lives in Los Angeles. When not glued to her computer, she cheers her two sons on at sporting events and sometimes manages to stay up late enough to check out bands with her music-agent husband. For the Record is her first novel.
 
Published September 13, 2016 by Delacorte Press. 304 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 8 Up—A coming-of-age story set against the socially cutthroat backdrop of a preppy East Coast boarding school. Readers do not need to be familiar with boarding schools, or even private school life, to relate to the intense social pressure that Huang's main character, Skylar, faces. Skylar's pl...

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