Gorgeous (Paul Rudnick). Gorgeous. SUMMARY: Inner beauty wants out. When eighteen-year-old Becky Randle’s mother dies, she’s. When Becky Randle’s mother dies, Becky is whisked from her trailer park home to New York. There she meets Tom Kelly, the world’s top designer, who presents . Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr 9 Up-An unsuspecting teen goes from a : Gorgeous eBook: Paul Rudnick: Kindle Store.

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And now there are annoying little bites on my skin that I want to run my nails over. Apr 30, Mandi Alva ;aul it liked it Shelves: And the exaggeration apul Rebecca’s beauty is It did bring out a lot of emotions from me which is a must for any good novel.

Her friend Rocher is a breath of fresh air. It’s perfect for teens because it gets them just right. This was told in the first-person, so why did Becky know that such-and-such was made of golden pear wood?

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I freely admit that I had several occasions of snorting with laughter at the one-liners flying thick and fast. That means Ogrgeous read it again and again. View all 4 comments. But I never expected him to move me with a visit by royalty to a military base Afghanistan.


View all 11 comments. I have no idea and I don’t care. Refresh and try again. In the story an 18 year-old girl named Becky is given the opportunity of a lifetime. I’m in love with this book!

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I’ll tell you straight off the bat that the first few chapters of this are torturous to read. Dec 29, Shoshana rated it really liked it Recommends it vy In all truth I’m not sure how this book managed to get published as a YA book? There is no real life lesson, or goal, or anything. Tom says he can help Becky become the most beautiful girl in the world.

So let’s call this the remedial course. That’s when everything crumbles. It seems he and Becky go from meeting each other to being an acknowledged couple with no steps in between.

And he portrays it beautifully, not only in Becky, but in her best friend, let’s-see-how-many-creative-combinations-of-the-f-bomb-I-can-throw-into-a-sentence Rocher, who is, herself, a full-color character and I’m not just talking about her language! I confess that, as I was reading it, I would occasionally stop and ask myself how I would write a review about it.


Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick

Slightly entertaining, could have rudnck a better reader. There wasn’t much substance to her prose–she preferred the chatty to the poetic–but you didn’t need that.

But when anyone else is with her, she looks like Rebecca, the knock-out, rudnivk stunner. Sep 08, Natalia rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. I got impatient to find out what happens. My Sister people who like fluff over substance and don’t get annoyed as easy as me.

And this is me two chapters in?? Someone who enjoys a very opulent Cinderella story will most likely really enjoy Gorgeous. The red skirt and red of the dress, as well as that lovely font, sticks out very well against the black background.