The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend

The DUFF Designated Ugly Fat Friend Seventeen year old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal and she doesn t think she s the prettiest of her friends by a long shot She s also way too smart to fall for the charms of man slut and slimy scho

  • Title: The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
  • Author: Kody Keplinger
  • ISBN: 9780316123242
  • Page: 200
  • Format: ebook
  • Seventeen year old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn t think she s the prettiest of her friends by a long shot She s also way too smart to fall for the charms of man slut and slimy school hottie Wesley Rush In fact, Bianca hates him And when he nicknames her Duffy, she throws her Coke in his face But things aren t so great at home right now DesperateSeventeen year old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn t think she s the prettiest of her friends by a long shot She s also way too smart to fall for the charms of man slut and slimy school hottie Wesley Rush In fact, Bianca hates him And when he nicknames her Duffy, she throws her Coke in his face But things aren t so great at home right now Desperate for a distraction, Bianca ends up kissing Wesley And likes it Eager for escape, she throws herself into a closeted enemies with benefits relationship with Wesley Until it all goes horribly awry It turns out that Wesley isn t such a bad listener, and his life is pretty screwed up, too Suddenly Bianca realizes with absolute horror that she s falling for the guy she thought she hated than anyone.

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    1. I m a 19 year old college student and young adult author My first book, THE DUFF, debuted on September 7, 2010 I write books for teenagers and strive to be honest and true to life For info, check out my website.kodykeplinger

    2. They're making this book into a movie. So, naturally, I had to read it.The word that first comes to mind when thinking back over this book is messy. That's how I would describe it. It's entertaining in parts, annoying in others, and sends out a confusing mix of messages.“I actually need your help. You see, your friends are hot. And you, darling, are the Duff.”“Is that even a word?”“Designated. Ugly. Fat. Friend,” he clarified. “No offense, but that would be you.”This above exchan [...]

    3. A note to anyone who chooses to read the following: I am critiquing this book solely based on the first 80 pages or so as I simply didn't have the will to continue any further.There are some spoilers, but only for the first 80 pages.Have you ever been sitting with a group of friends and one of them tells a joke and immediately everyone but you starts laughing? And then you sit there looking like the stupefied idiot who's just not getting it? That's how I felt while reading The DUFF. So many of m [...]

    4. What a bummer.I decided to read this novel for four distinct reasons:1) The unmistakable hype2) The movie was exactly what I hoped to watch a Friday night3) Many reviewers qualified this book as ‘‘fun’’ and ‘‘absolutely entertaining’’4) I wanted to see how the DUFF thing was dealt with in the written story and recognize the changes they made to the cinematographic version (because there always are)But the thing is… hype lies, this was nothing – and believe me when I say that [...]

    5. I think one of the worst things that could ever happen to a book is an unsympathetic protagonist. A person would be willing to forgive a lot of things — loopholes in the plot, slow-moving story, clichéd endings — if they fell in love with the hero/heroine. Unfortunately, this did not happen to me with The DUFF.I read a blog post by Kody Keplinger today where she remarked that a lot of the people who criticised The DUFF did so because of the sex scenes in the book. Personally, I have no obje [...]

    6. 4 stars!I was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed this book. Initially, I picked it up because I saw a preview for the film. After reading it, I’m not sure if I’ll go watch the movie. With the way the few clips I’ve seen show, it’s not much like the book at all. And some of the things I really loved about the book seem to be missing from the film… but back to the book! The Duff is a laugh out loud, sweet, sexy, and at times serious read. It’s a book about friendship, loyalty [...]

    7. "Wesley Rush doesn’t chase girls, but I’m chasing you"Oh boy, you don't know how I just swooned at that line! *sigh* Anyway, Gahd, I love love luuurve this book. I had this on my TBR pile for quite a long time but I keep on passing through it. Seriously, I should have read this a long time ago. But yeah, I guess it's better late than never, right? And I am really glad that I finally read this! This is just so freaking awesome. I'm surprise on how much I enjoyed this book. I had a lot of fun [...]

    8. Bianca is out with her two best friends when Wesley Rush comes up to her and lets her know her standing."You see, your friends are hot. And you, darling, are the Duff.""Is that even a word?""Designated. Ugly. Fat. Friend," he clarified. "No offence, but that would be you." So Bianca throws her drink in his face.Then, she goes and kisses him. I didn't like these characters very much at first. I thought she had lost her ever loving mind. Kiss that asshole that said that? Plus, he keeps calling her [...]

    9. Find all of my reviews at: 52bookminimum/Y'ALL GO TO NETGALLEY AND PICK THIS ONE UP FOR FREE (3/5/15)I kinda LOVED this book. Color me as surprised as anyone else. It seems a lot of people didn't. Here's what I have to say about that . . .And also?You're right. I'm not!Talk about a refreshing flippin' change of pace from the regular YA fare. Not to mention this book was written by a fetus. Her momma should be proud!Kody Keplinger offers up some serious straight talk in The D.U.F.F. Bianca is fla [...]

    10. I am all about the DUFF! Loved it!I was interested in this books years ago, when it first came out, but then I read some reviews that said it was full of inappropriate sex and promoted low self-esteem in girls.Unfortunately, I let that scare me off.I recently noticed that they were making a Movie about the book, and my interest perked up again.Psst. The movie a very PG version of the book.This book really struck a chord with me. Now I'm not going to give you some sob story and tell you that I fe [...]

    11. 3.5 starsStarring: Cliche characters, but real growth.“Calling Vikki a slut or a whore was just like calling somebody the Duff. It was insulting and hurtful, and it was one of those titles that just fed off the inner fear every girl must have from time to time. Slut, bitch, prude, tease, ditz. They were all the same. Every girl felt like one of these sexist labels described her at some point.” High school romances aren't my thing, since they're often cliche, but this novel wasn't mainly abou [...]

    12. Alright ladies, I've got a question: say you're at a scummy dance club that your friends all but forced you to go to. You're not having a good time. In fact, you're pretty miserable and can't wait to go home. As you sit at the bar nursing your Cherry Coke a good-looking guy comes and sits next to you. That would be nice, right? A good way to pass the time until your friends decide they've had all the man-handling they can take (for the night). Well, say the hot guy in question turns out to be th [...]

    13. “No matter where you go or what you do to distract yourself, reality catches up with you eventually.”Never really planned to read this book, but I saw it at the library and picked it up anyway. I watched the movie a few weeks ago and it's - big surprise - completely different.But I should talk about the book here: It's utterly guessable and an old big high school chick lit cliché, but that's why we love those books and movies right? So nothing surprising, except how openly the author wrote [...]

    14. Buddy read with Aly and Figgy.WALDORF: Just when you think this show is terrible something wonderful happensATLER: What?WALDORF: It ends.- The Muppet ShowWell, I suppose it’s Unpopular Opinion time, seeing as this book has got nothing but raving high ratings with gushing reviews on top. But from the very first page, I got a feeling of dread as I was thrown into the head of one of the most annoying main characters I’ve ever had the misfortune of meeting, as well as heaps of ‘Omigosh!’ and [...]

    15. **Re-read: TOTALLY LIFTED MY MOOD AND GOT ME THROUGH THIS HORRIBLE WEEK. I adore you Wesley Rush!!!! ♥I was in the middle of asking myself the age-old question-where will I use this in real life?-when I felt a hand on my shoulder. That skin-crawly thing happened, and I knew exactly who was behind me.Great. Just fucking great.Aaaahhhh this book. This book made me so unbelievably happy, it's unreal. I was completely and utterly obsessed from the minute I picked it up until the moment I put it do [...]

    16. So. I finished The DUFF yesterday and I’ve calmed down a little after being majorly annoyed with its main character, Bianca. Sorry, but how can a supposedly intelligent person be so dumb and so clueless? The only explanation I can think of: Someone gave her very bad advice.“Hey, my father is a dry alcoholic, hasn’t been drinking for almost 18 years, and now consumes huge amounts of beer and whiskey because my mom left him.” - Better not tell anyone, it is his secret and you’re not in t [...]

    17. 4.5 Duffy stars!!! “No matter where you go or what you do to distract yourself, reality catches up with you eventually.”OMIGOSH YOU GUYS! I loved this book!! Like seriously, I kind of can't believe how much I loved a book that literally means "ugly fat friend".Over the years I've seen this book in passing, in the library, bookstores, and lists titled "Best Book Boyfriends". I never picked it up because come on. Look at the title. Now look at the cover. Based on those two things, would you re [...]

    18. This book. WOW. Another soul-mate book. I decided to read it because of the movie trailer,BUT its NOTHING like the trailer. This book is deep and thought provoking. Bianca, the DUFF, is not your regular 'misfit' or protagonist. She's cynic,smart,protective,loving. And her friends though they are pretty, are not dumb blondes as the trailer suggests. They are pretty amazing people. Casey and Jessica are two brilliant friends. Wesley is NOT how he's presented in the trailer either. In book,he has d [...]

    19. 3.75 StarsA cute, fun read. I really enjoyed this story. What is a Duff? Hell, many of us notice them all the time. The one girl/guy who is a bit less attractive in their crowd, the one that tends to fade into the background. Well, when known manwhore, Wesley informs Bianca that she is in fact the Duff of her group, she is left spinning.This revelation comes at the same time Bianca's home life is taking a nosedive. So, guess where she ends up taking refuge the last place she ever imagined, Wesle [...]

    20. Now he was the one who looked angry.Angry and HURT.I didn't get it.Okay. People will tell you all sorts of things about this novel. But you come here to hear the truth, right? And the truth is that what this novel is REALLY about is a girl who is one of the stupidest characters ever created. Someone who just does not grasp human relationships and interactions. She's an idiot.Did you ever see 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU? Yeah? Bianca, the MC in this novel, is like Julia Stiles was in that movie. ( [...]

    21. I am so glad that this book is now a movie - it was a cute, fun, sexy read (edgy - so it's for older teens) and I loved it.

    22. Fun-light reads i loved it , Bianca is such amazing i love her so much and Wesley is playboy who acts like an asshole in the first few chapters but you'll learn to like him as the story progress i loved the movie even more, they are so funny :D

    23. My take on Wesley - irresistiblereads (hope you like JJJ :)My Favourite Quote: "No matter where you go or what you do to distract yourself, reality catches up with you eventually".I have never heard of the term The Duff (The Designated Ugly Fat Friend) before I bought this book. I thought maybe it was just a term used in the States. But apparently not. It is even used here in Australia. As I was paying for the book at the counter, the owner of the bookstore said 'we used to use the same phrase 2 [...]

    24. In every group there’s a Designated Ugly Fat FriendAnd that’s the catchy title and premise of this book, which is predicated on the fact that girl cliques supposedly pick a less attractive girl to hang out with so they can look better by contrast—at least according to our male MC, who the audience is supposed to hate…I liked a lot of this book because most of it wasn’t typical YA. Most of it didn’t fall into melodrama or unrealistic dialogue. Mostly, this is a frank modern tale of th [...]

    25. They believed he was a good guy they could tame, but I knew he was a jackass. I only wanted his body.Go on and get that, girl. 1. At least she KNEW what she was getting herself into.2. And she owned it without shame.3. AND she had no expectations that she was going to get more.In a weird way, Bianca's knowledge of her being the DUFF was this back door into empowerment. In a weird way, I almost expected more insecurity over it. I guess I should be happy that she wasn't the stereotypical needy gir [...]

    26. Original Review at: awesomebooknutsI started reading this book all because of the trailer for the movie, it seemed cute and I wanted to read the story. I read it in one sitting, it's a quick read.So I borrowed the book and read it! Needless to say it's probably going to be nothing like the book but more like the 90's movie She's All That  because this book, was although cute, NOT something I would recommend to young adults.The main character Bianca was, insecure, self absorbed, hypocritical, j [...]

    27. I can't believe how different this story was to the movie!!! My gosh. I loved both but I think I like the book better. This line "Wesley Rush doesn't chase girls, but I'm chasing you" totally made my heart explode. This book was hard to put down

    28. Not what I was expecting at all - and not really in a good way.Now I preface this by saying, to my knowledge, I have never been and have no plans to be a teenage girl. Some of your opinions on my review might be tainted by the fact that I am a middle age man. Well, that's just fine because I am not sure any of what I am about to say is actually applicable. A lot of it will be me being incredulous of the teenage behavior in this book. But, if this is truly how things are, I think I am glad to not [...]

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