Freak 'N' Gorgeous (eBook)
de Sebastian J. Plata
Sobre o livro
In a world not unlike our own, there is a phenomenon called the Inexplicable Developmenta somewhat rare occurrence that causes permanent changes to a person. No one really understands them, but many believe that IDs are caused by wishes.
Average-looking under-the-radar sixteen-year-old Konrad Wolniks life is turned upside down when he wakes up one morning stunningly hothe has washboard abs, a chiseled chin, and is no longer sporting his dads Polish nose. In between taking selfies, he wonders why his family and friends are not as enthusiastic about his new good looks as he is.
On that same morning, Camilla Hadi has had her own transformation; the lean, pretty athlete is now suddenly devastatingly ugly, and theres no way she wished for it.
The teens face the cruel world of high school from very different perspectives. Konrad shoots to top of the pecking order, Camilla slips into pariah status. But soon the school starts rallying around Camilla, forcing her into the role of unintended charity case, by supporting her on social media under #IStandWithCamilla and #LooksDontMatter. Konrads sudden popularity starts to sour as people blame him for Camillas transformation. Both Camilla and Konrad independently realize they can use each other for personal gain; he wants everyone to like him and she just wants to ruin his perfect life.
But then the unexpected happenshe starts to fall for her. The new and improved Konrad Wolnik can have anyone, but he only wants Camilla. Will sparks fly or will their relationship end inCarrie¬like disaster.
Told in dual POV, Sebastian J. Plata's debut is a hilarious, scathing look at societys unrealistic beauty standards and the unrealistic pressures of high school. Perfect for fans ofThe DUFF andWinger.