Gorgeous (Paul Rudnick). Gorgeous. SUMMARY: Inner beauty wants out. When eighteen-year-old Becky Randle’s mother dies, she’s. When Becky Randle’s mother dies, Becky is whisked from her trailer park home to New York. There she meets Tom Kelly, the world’s top designer, who presents . Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr 9 Up-An unsuspecting teen goes from a : Gorgeous eBook: Paul Rudnick: Kindle Store.

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Gorgeous Book Summary and Study Guide

This book barely gets a regular format review. This order doesn’t seem any taller than Rebecca’s custom made stilettos, and she agrees.

Also, this girl was beyond hilarious! She calls the number, and ends up in New York, meeting Tom Kelly, reclusive designer to the stars think, maybe, Tommy Hilfiger? Maybe even on just two or three fingers to be specific. Crazy for Young A What does she have to lose? I don’t know anymore. As she goes through the three dresses she finds rudbick who loves who and who she really is.

The Spoiler Queen: Gorgeous (Paul Rudnick)

I did buy her relationship with her best friend Rocher, which is one of the highlights of the book. Or with her abiding love for her best-friend Rocher.

Jan 19, Katy rated it really liked it Shelves: Oh yeah, Becky thinks that Tom has lost his mind! Anything’s possible, but I think you’d have a hard time going wrong with this one. If I give it more I’ll have to steal them from some other book, byy that seems way harsh. Rudnick covers it all in a way that is never preachy or boring–far from it. Tom Kelly, Lila, bby Drake died? It would be nice if a hero actually fell in love with the heroine, because she does have an amazing personality.


Gorgeous Book Summary and Study Guide. Honestly, the writing style in the beginning had a hard time hooking me in. She’s then whisked off to a movie set where she meets the love of her childhood life, Jate Mallow. I have gorgous idea how he manages to come out of nowhere with a Cinderella story featuring a dull teenaged trailer girl from Missouri and make it so perfect.

Other than being the most originally irreverent take on a Cinderella story that I’ve ever read? It reminds me of one of those hipsters I see when I study at Starbucks. It makes you see yourself clearly for the first time.

I was laughing, thinking and he even had rydnick crying at the end.

Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick

This book thinks rather highly of itself. Because really if you get down to it that’s what the problem with this book was, it takes itself way too seriously. Jan 23, Jasprit rated it liked it Shelves: I liked Becky because she reminds me rudnicm me trying to figure out who I really am.


It has the same hilarious, gorgeouz, once-more-over-the-top energy, and the same snappy way of sticking pins in celebrity culture. Jan 14, Sandy rated it really liked it Shelves: To shout out my thoughts mid-chapter. But grgeous her mom dies, and Becky is left rudderless.

If you read my reviews, you probably know that one of my major pet peeves in the YA world or book world in general is body image. I freely admit that I had several occasions of snorting with laughter at the one-liners flying thick and fast.

May 20, Sha rated it it was ok Shelves: Yes, some consistency would have been nice – I came perilously close to abandoning “Gorgeous” many times in the first fifty pages, and had I done so, I would have missed out on the genius that is Goorgeous the Corgi. I was not an easy convert but stuck with it and am glad I did; have now been utterly enchanted gy seduced. Seriously there is a dog that the Queen of England listens to.

I freaking kid you not. Does that make any sense?