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Books Like The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend – Kody Keplinger

Bianca Piper is seventeen-year-old and she is smart, loyal and cynical. She has a group of friends that is way hotter than her but when high-school jock Wesley Rush tells her that she is a DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Duff is a poignant story of Bianca who is struggling to maintain an attractive look and due to that she is having break down in relationships with friends and family. She kisses Wesley and starts an enemy-with-benefit relationship with him but slowly she feels that she is falling for him. Book by Kody Keplinger.

1- Living Dead Girl

Living Dead Girl

Ten-year-old Alice is on a field trip with her class to an aquarium but gets in fight with her friends and they leave her alone. She is approached by a man who abducts her. After 5 years, she is now fifteen and living with Ray, her abductor. He deprives her of food and rapes her daily and punishes him for “bad” things she does like when she got her first periods, he forced her to sit in a chair and bleed. She after going through all this refers to herself as ‘Living Dead Girl’.

 2- The Avery Shaw Experiment

The Avery Shaw Experiment

Avery Shaw’s heart is broken by her life-long friend and she doesn’t know how to deal with it. She decides that she is going to find a scientific cure for it by forcing herself to pass through seven stages of grief. She finds Grayson who is the older brother of Aiden, her ex. He is a womanizer about to be kicked out of the school basketball team for failing physics. Avery becomes his tutor and Grayson gives her more than she expected.

3- Heart on a Chain

Heart on a Chain

Kate is seventeen years old, living poorly with her alcoholic father and drug-addicted mother. At school, second-hand clothing of Kate becomes a subject of bullying and fun for her classmates as she refuses to defend herself. Henry Jamison had moved away six years ago and while leaving, he and Kate had started developing feelings for each other. He is shocked to find bright, funny and outgoing Kate back then transformed into timid and hiding-in-corners Kate who barely spoke to anyone.

4- Getting Over Garrett Delaney

Getting Over Garrett Delaney

Sadie is seventeen and she is in love; unfortunately it is utterly one-sided. The guy she fell in love with is none other than her best friend, Garrett Delaney who doesn’t know Sadie’s feelings about him. For two years she has been waiting something from Garrett’s side but to no avail. Finally when Garrett leaves for summer literary retreat, she is sure that her absence will make his heart grow fonder but tragically; he calls her only to inform that he has fallen in love with some other girl.

5- Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind of Girl

Natalie Sterling wants to be in control of everything around her. She wants to be elected student council president by the classmates, she wants loyalty from her friends and she wants a guy out of the usual guys her school has to offer. But life isn’t in her control and things get worse when freshman girls arrive running in packs trying to sleep with senior guys. Her friends keep secrets and are not comfortable to share with her.

6- Major Crush

Major Crush

Virginia after getting fed up of the beauty pageant, tosses her tiara, pierces her nose and assumes an unlikely role; drum major of the high school marching band after winning the audition. There is a catch to this position as she has to share the title with Drew who is hot and his family held this position for generations. Due to superior attitude of Drew, both of them are always arguing until they both fall for each other. Drum major’s competition is now heating up and their sizzling romance compromise band’s success.

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