Monday, April 11, 2016

Romancing the Nerd by Leah Rae Miller

Romancing the Nerd (Nerd #2)
Author:  Leah Rae Miller
Publisher:  Entangled Teen, 352 pages
Publication Date:  April 5, 2016

From Goodreads:
Dan Garrett has become exactly what he hates—popular. Until recently, he was just another live-action role-playing (LARP) geek on the lowest run of the social ladder. Cue a massive growth spurt and an uncanny skill at taking three-point shots in basketball and voila…Mr. Popular. It’s definitely weird.
And the biggest drawback? Going from high school zero to basketball hero cost Dan the secret girl-of-his-dorky dreams. A tuba-playing nerd with an eclectic fashion sense, Zelda Potts’s “Coolness” stat is about minus forty-two. Dan turning his back on her and the rest of nerd-dom was brutal enough, but when he humiliates her at school, Zelda decides it’s time for a little revenge—dork style. Nevermind that she used to have a crush on him. Nevermind that her plan could backfire big time.
It’s time to roll the dice…and hope like freakin’ hell she doesn’t lose her heart in the process.

After absolutely loving The Summer I Became a Nerd, I was so excited to read this one.  But it was just ok.  The romance was lacking for me and I actually didn't even like the main characters too much individually.  They acted really young and it was a bit simple for me.  

And why did everyone say "ya know" all the time?  Things like that normally don't bother me but every time I read that phrase I cringed.

Posted by:  Pam


  1. I keep hearing The Summer I Became A Nerd was so great and then people have been reviewing this one, and they're all pretty mediocre. I think I'm gonna skip this one.

  2. Oh bummer, I thought The Summer I became a Nerd was just okay so that does not give me high hopes about this one :( Thanks for the review though :)

    Ashley @ The Quiet Concert

  3. I'm just laughing at the weird drug comments above. Spam comments are the worst! I hate when you are super excited for a book and it disappoints. I also hate romance books where the characters act far too young. Sorry this didn't work for you :)

  4. Sounds cute. But I know what you mean. Sometimes in some books characters act in a way which makes me feel so old to read about them! And an overdose of ya know? Sounds... a little hard to take but I'm glad you enjoyed this book overall :)

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