A Shore Thing

A Shore Thing

A Novel

Book - 2011
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It's a summer to remember . . . at the Jersey Shore.

Giovanna "Gia" Spumanti and her cousin Isabella "Bella" Rizzoli are going to have the sexiest summer ever. While they couldn't be more different--pint-size Gia is a carefree, outspoken party girl and Bella is a tall, slender athlete who always holds her tongue--for the next month they're ready to pouf up their hair, put on their stilettos, and soak up all that Seaside Heights, New Jersey, has to offer: hot guidos, cool clubs, fried Oreos, and lots of tequila.

So far, Gia's summer is on fire. Between nearly burning down their rented bungalow, inventing the popular "tan-tags" at the Tantastic Salon where she works, and rescuing a shark on the beach, she becomes a local celebrity overnight. Luckily, she meets the perfect guy to help her keep the flames under control. Firefighter Frank Rossi is exactly her type: big, tan, and Italian. But is he tough enough to handle Gia when things really heat up?

Bella is more than ready for some fun in the sun. Finally free of her bonehead ex-boyfriend, she left home in Brooklyn with one goal in mind: hooking up with a sexy gorilla for a no-strings-attached summer fling. In no time, she lands a job leading "Beat Up the Beat" dance classes at a local gym, and is scooped up by Beemer-driving, preppy Bender Newberry. Only problem: Bella can't get her romantic and ripped boss Tony "Trouble" Troublino out of her head. He's relationship material. Suddenly, Bella's not sure what she wants.

The cousins soon realize that for every friend they make on the boardwalk, there are also rivals, slummers, and frenemies who will do anything to ruin their summer--and try their relationship. Before July ends, the bonds of family and friendship will be stretched to the breaking point. Will the haters prevail, or will Gia and Bella find love at the Shore?

For everyone who loves MTV's hit reality show, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's sweet, funny, and sexy novel perfectly captures the heat, the energy, the fun, and the drama of Jersey Shore .
Publisher: New York : Pocket Star Books, c2011
ISBN: 9781451666724
Branch Call Number: FIC POLIZ
Characteristics: 357 p

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jessie91729421
Feb 16, 2012

hey manpreet this book is awesome
you should read this

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mileycyrus420
Feb 16, 2012

hi, jessie!!

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mallory9555
Jan 27, 2012

I am looking forward to reading this book. Although some do not like the Jersey Shore, i'm excited to get a closer look on some of "Snooki's" feelings and thoughts, and look at her as somthing other than a "party girl"

BORIGORDITO Jan 12, 2012

snooki iz fierce n funi,i wld 1dae like 2 go chil wit crazi bitch from da shore cuz she da hbic n she dnt giv 2fukz abt who got a prob wit it,her n miz jwwow

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astridx24
Dec 19, 2011

Snooki is my role model & i can not to read her books . she is one of the amazing people that i have heard abt . i will love to read it & i cant wait

BadBitchCentral_9019 Nov 27, 2011

its a friggin' good book....i hope she makes a sequel

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Keogh
May 26, 2011

Why is this illiterate, brain dead waste of oxygen allowed to have a book ghost written for her?

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CrystalTony
May 25, 2011

It's an easy read. I like the show and snooki also, so obviously I liked the book too. Im thinking of bying the book. Its at times funny, cute and typical Snooki. I thought it was great!

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Elizabeth Jackson
May 01, 2011

Definitely the greatest book I have ever read in my life.

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RikkiRobot
Feb 17, 2011

If you like the show, Jersey Shore, you'll like the book. Its basically like an episode of the MTV reality series, a lot of what you might expect; a very easy read with very adult language and themes. I expected very little, but was pleasantly surprised, (but not by a lot.) You can read this and turn your brain off, a good book for the beach or while falling asleep, but definitely not one for literary enthusiasts. Overall I would recommend this, but only to people who are fans of Snooki or her show.

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RikkiRobot
Feb 17, 2011

RikkiRobot thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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