Lying Out Loud: A Companion Novel to the Duff by Kody Keplinger


Lying Out Loud: A Companion Novel to the Duff by Kody Keplinger

Revisit Hamilton High in this MUST READ for all fans of The DUFF - co-starring Bianca and Wesley. Sonny Ardmore is an excellent liar. She lies about her dad being in prison. She lies about her mom kicking her out. And she lies about sneaking into her best friend's house every night because she has nowhere else to go. Amy Rush might be the only person Sonny shares everything with - secrets, clothes, even a nemesis named Ryder Cross. Ryder's the new kid at Hamilton High and everything Sonny and Amy can't stand - a prep-school snob. But Ryder has a weakness: Amy. So when Ryder emails Amy asking her out, the friends see it as a prank opportunity not to be missed. But without meaning to, Sonny ends up talking to Ryder all night online. And to her horror, she realizes that she might actually 'like' him. Only there's one small catch: he thinks he's been talking to Amy. So Sonny comes up with an elaborate scheme to help Ryder realize that she's the girl he's really wanted all along. Can Sonny lie her way to the truth, or will all her lies end up costing her both Ryder and Amy? From the author of The Duff - now a major film starring Bella Thorne, Mae Whitman and Alison Janney, out in DVD in Summer 2015.

About the Author

Kody Keplinger was born and raised in a small Kentucky town. She wrote her first novel, The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) when she was only 17. Kody is the cofounder of Disability in Kidlit, a website devoted to the representation of disabilities in children's literature. Currently, Kody lives in New York City, where she teaches writing workshops and continues to write books for kids and teens. Kody's website is 'I always felt like the ugly girl in high school - my best friends are insanely gorgeous - so when I was introduced to the word during my senior year, I knew I was the Duff. The idea of writing a book with Duff in the title started as a joke, but when I realized that my friends felt like Duffs, too, I knew I had to write this story.' The DUFF is now a major motion picture starring Bella Thorne, Mae Whitman and Alison Janney.

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368 pages
Interest Age: From 11


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Publication date

2nd July 2015



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