Goldfish: A Novel

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Feiwel & Friends, Jun 7, 2016 - Young Adult Fiction - 240 pages
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I am Lou Brown:

Social outcast, precocious failure, 5'10" and still growing.

I was on the fast track to the Olympic superstardom.

Now, I'm training boys too cool to talk to me. In a sport I just made up. In a fish tank.

My life has quickly become very weird.

Nat Luurtsema's YA debut is side-splittingly funny and painfully true to anyone who's just trying to figure out how they fit into the world.

 

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User Review  - acargile - LibraryThing

Funniest book I’ve read in a LONG time! I was laughing so hard in public that I had tears streaming down my face, with people staring and starting to laugh themselves. Lou (short for Louise) has had ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carrie Zimmer - Goodreads

Silly, but cute YA read. Many important teen issues are broached in the book, but never really developed fully unfortunately. Read full review

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Nat Luurtsema is a BAFTA-nominated screenwriter, stand-up comic, BAFTA Rocliffe alumni, member of the sketch group Jigsaw, actor, author of Cuckoo in the Nest, and writer for BBC Radio 4, BBC3, and Channel 4. Great driver, average waitress, terrible singer.

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