The Stand-in

The Stand-in

Book - 2016
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After seventeen-year-old Brooks Rattigan agrees to be a stand-in Homecoming date for a friend's geeky but wealthy cousin, he realizes becoming a (completely platonic) rent-a-date for the socially awkward could help him earn college money.
Publisher: Minneapolis :, Carolrhoda Lab,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781512410235
Branch Call Number: Y FIC BLOO
Characteristics: 354 pages ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: The stand in


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I haven't actual read this book. "So why have it on a recommends list?" you may ask yourself. Well, the Netflix movie adaptation is utterly delightful, and since on the whole, books are better than their film counterparts, I'm going to say this book should (hopefully) be utterly delight... Read More »

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Jan 04, 2017

I wasn't expecting to enjoy this book. It was a very sweet gentle book (for the mind to read). I laughed, I cried and yelled. I love the Characters they are relatable to your self. This book almost went into the Cliche route, but then changed it self.

TSCPL_LissaS Oct 04, 2016

This teen romance features a leading man instead of a leading lady. Brooks is competing against all of the pressures and deadlines that supposedly determine one's fate in high school. Brooks' is stressed by his determination to get into Columbia. He's arguing with his father and growing apart from his best friend. And yet he's also dancing the night away, with so many different young women he has been hired to escort. The desperation of wealthy parents who dream of their daughters experiencing the defining moments of high school is well balanced with the reality of actual daughters. Brooks' perspective and voice make this story unique among others set against the backdrop of senior-year events, SAT scores and college applications.

This book is worth a read for fans of YA - of all ages!


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Jan 04, 2017

Posey_MayLove thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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Jan 04, 2017

Sexual Content: Sex scenes, but not too much detail


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