Thwonk

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Random House Childrens Books, May 2, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 215 pages
127 Reviews
Imagine having a personal cupid--an actual winged being--pop into your life and offer to make your dreams come true. The catch is he can help you in only one way: artistically, academically, or romantically. That's what happens to aspiring photographer Allison Jean (A. J.) McCreary. A. J. knows she should concentrate on getting into a top-notch art school. But she's spent five torturous months obsessed with handsome hunk, Peter Terris. Just one shot from the cupid's bow and "thownk," A. J. will have the undying devotion of handsome Peter...forever.

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Very funny book with many wonderful insights. - Goodreads
Oops, I gave away the ending. - Goodreads
It was a nice clean romance; funny and easy to read. - Goodreads
I do like Bauer's writing style though. - Goodreads
The character development was a little off. - Goodreads
Aside from that, while the premise is interesting a - Goodreads

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User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

The whole book, you will find, has a writing style that is apt to get on your nerves. There are, for example, many lines of dialog that don't sound quite right. It is, as you'll see, due to these ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Tager - Goodreads

It's YA-fiction written in '95 about a cupid who comes to bestow love upon a 17-year-old girl. It's effective and empowering enough. It's not The Sound and the Fury and it isn't trying to be. I'm not ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
18
Section 3
32
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About the author (1996)

Joan Bauer is the criticallyacclaimed author of numerous young adult novels, including "Best Foot Forward," "Rules of the Road" (recipient of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize) and Newbery Honor-winner Hope Was Here. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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