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When 16-year-old Emily’s family uproots her from Seattle to England right before her junior year, she has to adjust to a whole new lingo, new friends, and worst of all, no malls. Luckily hunkalicious British boys do exist!

Subject: The Grotty and the Fabu (No, it’s not a song.)
From: Emily
To: Dru

Things That Really Irk My Pickle About Living in England

* The school uniform
* Piddlington-on-the-weld (I will forever be known as Emily from Piddlesville.)
* Marmite (It’s yeast sludge! GACK!)
* The ghost in my underwear drawer (Spectral hands fondling my bras — enough said!)

Things That Keep Me From Flying Home to Seattle for Good Coffee

* Aidan (Hunkalicious!)
* Devon (Droolworthy? Understatement of the year!)
* Fang (He puts the num in nummy!)
* Holly (Any girl who hunts movie stars with me—and Oded Fehr will be mine—is a friend for life.)
* Über-coolio Polo Club (Where the snogging is FINE!)

Praise For Katie Maxwell

"Gripping, smart-alecky, shocking...and at the same time, tender. A brilliant debut by Katie Maxwell in the Young Adult Forum." - KLIATT

"Fans of The Princess Diaries and other well written teen books will cheer this new entry to the scene." - Huntress Reviews

"Girls will laugh, sigh and squeal aloud as they embark upon Emily's journey." - Romantic Times BOOKClub

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