Synopsis (from Amazon): Geek + runway = a runaway UK hit! Geek Girl is the first book in a hilarious, internationally bestselling series that's perfect for fans of Louise Rennison and the Princess Diaries series.
Harriet Manners is a geek. She always has been, and she thought she always would be—but when she's discovered by a modeling agent, she leaps at the chance to reinvent herself. There's only one problem: Harriet is the definition of awkward. Can she transform from geek to chic?
One (or more) Sentence Summary: Absolutely loved Geek Girl. Harriet is smart, funny and goes through a whirlwind of a modeling experience when she is found at an outing with her best friend. I really liked all the characters in the book. Geek Girl is a very funny book.
Fast read/slow read: Very fast read. I just couldn't stop reading it.
Would I Read Other Books by the Author: I just found out there are other books - this is a series. I can't wait to read them over the summer.
Holly Smale was unexpectedly spotted by a top London modeling agency at the age of fifteen and spent the following two years falling over on catwalks, going bright red, and breaking things she couldn't afford to replace. By the time she had graduated from Bristol University with a BA in English Literature and an MA in Shakespeare, she had given up modeling and set herself on the path to becoming a full-time writer. was the #1 bestselling young adult fiction title in the UK in 2013. It was shortlisted for several major awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Holly currently lives in London, England.