Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys

Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys

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When she was nine, Megan Meade met a group of terrible, mean, Popsicle-goo-covered boys, the sons of her father's friend -- the McGowan boys. Now, seven years later, Megan's army doctor parents are shipping off to Korea and Megan is being sent to live with the little monsters, who are older now and quite different than she remembered them.
Living in a house with seven boys will give Megan, who has never even been kissed, the perfect opportunity to learn everything there is to know about boys. And she'll send all her notes to her best friend, Tracy, in...
Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys
Observation #1: Being an army brat sucks. Except that this is definitely a better alternative to moving to Korea.
Observation #2: Forget evil, laughing, little monsters. These guys have been touched by the Abercrombie gods. They are a blur of toned, suntanned perfection.
Observation #3: I need a lock on my door. STAT.
Observation #4: Three words: six-pack abs.
Observation #5: Do not even get me started on the state of the bathroom. I'm thinking of calling in a hazmat team. Seriously.
Observation #6: These boys know how to make enemies. Big time.
Megan Meade will have to juggle a new school, a new family, a new crush -- on the boy next door, as in next bedroom door -- and a new life. Will she survive the McGowan boys?
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2005.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781416900306
1416900306
Branch Call Number: YA BRIAN K
Characteristics: 266 pages ; 24 cm.

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This book was amazing! However, the ending was kind of disappointing. There should be a sequel, I would totally read it.

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dailywarren
Oct 19, 2014

Great cover. Won't bother reading the book as the trials and tribulations of a 13-year old girl struggling with the social blowback of being a sex object is not something that interests me. I'd rather read about stopping the trend of whoring out our precious daughters to a depraved culture and showing them their true value as human beings.

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elavin
Oct 18, 2014

I was unexpectedly charmed by this book. Kate Brian plays with a funny "what-if" scenario: as a teenage girl, what if you ended up living with seven boys? The concept itself is perhaps a bit of a stretch, but the result is an entertaining read. Megan is a relatable, likable heroine who develops unique relationships with several of the boys (although the younger ones are more background characters than anything). I especially liked the friendship she develops with Miller. There are several sweet moments and a focus on learning to stand up for yourself. If you're in need of a fun, quick read, this is a good pick.

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Elee1026
Apr 28, 2013

i really liked this book although the ending was a little dissapointing :( i wish it was longer and it had a sequel because i would definitely read it. nice, short, romantic read!

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books_rock
May 13, 2012

Amazing book i loved it so much cause ive been on hold for so long and then it got cancled then i got it and i read it in one day!!!!! I theink that i read it twice i loved it so so much

bm301001 Feb 11, 2012

This book is a wonderful read for people who like teen 'romance' and drama. At the end you will be left wanting more....

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vhenrietta
Mar 26, 2011

Really good book. LOVED IT :)

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renheart115
Feb 20, 2011

it was pretty good. I liked the fact megan starts to relate to each one of the brothers slowly throughout the book; it was sweet. I just wished that the ending didn't have that little cliff hanger, but I like to think she ended up with....well, whoever i wanted her to end up with. :P

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annettic
Dec 04, 2010

very good read

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SabrinaJ
Dec 27, 2009

My favorite book ever!!! i have read it like more than 10 times!

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books_rock
May 13, 2012

books_rock thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 22

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vhenrietta
Mar 26, 2011

vhenrietta thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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