Why Girls Are Weird : A Novel

by Pamela Ribon | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0743469801 Global Overview for this book
Registered by tamugrad02 of Virginia Beach, Virginia USA on 8/24/2003
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6 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by tamugrad02 from Virginia Beach, Virginia USA on Sunday, August 24, 2003
Just had a birthday and I got $300 worth of gift certificates to bookstores. So this is in my HUGE TBR pile. From the back of the book:

When Anna Koval starts posting partially fabricated stories about her life in Austin on the Internet, she hardly imagines anyone besides her friend Dale is going to read them. Teaching herself HTML just seemed like a creative way to kill time at her library job -- and Dale's been bugging her to start writing again since her breakup with Ian over a year ago. So it's really not a big deal if the "Anna K" persona in Anna's online journal has a fabulous boyfriend named Ian. It's not like the real Ian will ever find out about it.

Almost instantly Anna K starts getting e-mail from adoring fans who read her daily postings religiously. One devotee, Tess, seems intent on becoming Anna K's reali-life best friend, and another, a male admirer who goes by the name of "LDobler," sounds like he's want to date Anna K if she didn't already have a boyfriend. Meanwhile, the read Anna can't help but wonder if her newfound fans like her or the alter ego she's created. It's only a matter of time before fact and fiction collide and force Anna to decide not only who she wants to be with, but who she wants to be.

Journal Entry 2 by tamugrad02 from Virginia Beach, Virginia USA on Friday, November 14, 2003
What a great book!! I laughed, I cried, I laughed some more, and wanted to hit one of the characters. A full range of emotions!! I decided that this was bookring material so I am sending it off on a journey. I have done the best I could with shipping preferences, here is the final list....I have PMed the first person and will send this off as soon as I get an address. Also, I have changed this to a ray, because I have to stop thinking that I'll read these books again and then holding on to them forever. Here's the list:

Hathyia Malaysia
Katayoun Tehran-Iran
Elina Finland
Cairbre Finland
Jolanda Netherlands
Dani75 Germany
Fantasma Portugal
Fflloorr Portugal
Fanclub Hawaii
MankyOregon
Shyann California
Wendy8869 California
Arugh48187 Minnesota
Eriko1908 Minnesota
Bookaddict22 Missouri
Booknose Indiana
Ramson Louisiana
Jendudley Texas
Wareagle78 Alabama
MarciNYC New Jersey
Mjm (near end) Kansas
LaurieS (near end) New Hampshire

Journal Entry 3 by hathyia on Saturday, December 06, 2003
hahahaahaa... i laughed when i saw the title of this book.... will start reading it as soon i am finished with the cureent one... thanks...

Journal Entry 4 by hathyia on Saturday, February 14, 2004
hehehhehehe.....the book made me laugh out loud at a certain point my office mates keeps giving me strange looks....

well it's true what ever is written there.... although its fiction...but i have to agree with the author with certain points GIRLS ARE WEIRD!!!!

thanks for giving me a chance to read this book

Journal Entry 5 by wingkatayounwing from Tehran, Tehran Iran on Wednesday, March 09, 2005
it's moving and it's here!!! got a couple of other rings before this but will try to read this somewhere in between and get it moving as soon as possible, though it's nearing new year here and so i think it would be atleast 3 weeks before i can mail it. thanks hathyia and thanks tamugrad02!

Journal Entry 6 by wingkatayounwing from Tehran, Tehran Iran on Monday, March 21, 2005
it's read and ready to be mailed (probably next week, when things get normal and the post offices are open:)).
it was a pretty fun book and well at times a bit more than that and at all times very funny, ofcourse made you even think once or twice, all in all VERY good. thank alot tamugrad02

Journal Entry 7 by wingkatayounwing from Tehran, Tehran Iran on Friday, March 25, 2005
have not heard back from elina or cairbre, am trying jolanda!

Journal Entry 8 by wingkatayounwing from Tehran, Tehran Iran on Sunday, April 10, 2005
sorry for the delay, the book is mailed today to Jolanda, thanks tamugrad02.

Journal Entry 9 by Jolanda from Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland Netherlands on Sunday, May 01, 2005
Arrived safely in Rotterdam. I look forward to the read.

Journal Entry 10 by Jolanda from Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland Netherlands on Thursday, May 05, 2005
This was an enjoyable read on a lay afternoon on my day off from work. I had a good laugh.

Journal Entry 11 by Dani75 from Rudersberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Monday, May 30, 2005
Surprise! I got the book in the mail on Saturday. Didn´t expect it at all, but I´m really looking forward to reading it!

Journal Entry 12 by Dani75 from Rudersberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Wednesday, May 24, 2006
This book has been sitting on my TBR pile forever it seems, sorry about that.
I´ve read the book twice since I´ve had it in my mailbox and loved it! It´s ever so funny and very entertaining.

Got no response from Elina. Cairbre, Fantasma and Fflloorr all asked to be skipped ... will Pm the next person on the list.

Journal Entry 13 by Dani75 from Rudersberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Monday, May 29, 2006
Mailed to fanclub today!

Journal Entry 14 by fanclub from Baltimore, Maryland USA on Saturday, June 10, 2006
Arrived today, and, as I have just finished a book, I am starting it now!

Journal Entry 15 by fanclub from Baltimore, Maryland USA on Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Man, this book is hilarious. At first, I was a little worried. The introduction of Dale concerned me a bit ... why is it such a tired, overplayed chick-lit staple that the heroin have a gay best friend? Why???? Ugh. There aren't enough gay men in the world to make this realistic. Seriously.

However. Got over that really fast. Dale's gay-ness took a backseat, and Anna K stole the show. Freaking hilarious. Another one that had me laughing out loud, getting weird looks on public transportation. I would certainly be a follower of Anna K's site, were it a real one.

I have PM'd Manky to pass the book on, will mail once I have an address.

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