Book Recommendation – Epic Fail

http://www.goodreads.com/book/avg_rating_widget/9266776

Description from Goodreads

At Coral Tree Prep in Los Angeles, who your parents are can make or break you. Cast in point:

– As the son of Hollywood royalty, Derek Edwards is pretty much prince of the school–not that he deigns to acknowledge many of his loyal subjects.
– As the daughter of the new principal, Elise Benton isn’t exactly on everyone’s must-sit-next-to-at-lunch list.

When Elise’s beautiful sister catches the eye of the prince’s best friend, Elise gets to spend a lot of time with Derek, making her the envy of every girl on campus. Except she refuses to fall for any of his rare smiles and instead warms up to his enemy, the surprisingly charming social outcast Webster Grant. But in this hilarious tale of fitting in and flirting, not all snubs are undeserved, not all celebrity brats are bratty, and pride and prejudice can get in the way of true love for only so long.

My Review

While not the best adaptation I’ve read, I thought it was a cute and funny take on P&P. This YA novel is an easy read with a plot that moves quickly and characters that are modern versions of Austen’s

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