Cannon, A.E. The loser's guide to life and love.

Author:Flint-Ferguson, Janis
Position:Brief article - Book review

CANNON, A.E. The loser's guide to life and love. HarperCollins. 272p. c2008. 978-0-061-12846-2. $16.99. (Lib. bdg: 978-0-061-12847-9. $1789.) J

Ed McIff works at Reel Life Movies. He describes himself as a short loser who never gets the girl. He is such a nothing that the nametag he wears doesn't even have his own name on it. So when beautiful Ellie Fenn comes into the store and calls him "Sergio," he has no intention of setting the record straight. Ellie is in town spending the summer with her aunt and uncle, trying to put behind her a relationship with an older boy, a smarmy college student who only wanted to take advantage of the pretty innocence Ellie exudes. "Sergio" seems like a nice boy and the other Reel Life Movies employee, Scout, is the first best friend she feels she has ever had. Scout is a perky, athletic friend of Ed's, who is becoming aware that maybe she wants to be more than a friend to Ed just about the...

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