At first i didn't like the novel at all within the first 25 pages i was bored with the book and a little confused from the different writing style the author uses. Nothing special isbn: 978-1402265075 nothing special is the follow-up to stupid fastit's next year and felton is as big and bad as everyone thought he'd be unfortunately, he's still a little kid o. Genre: sports fiction # of pages: 311 rac book: yes while taking the physical fitness test in his pe class, felton discovers that in less than a year he has grown several inches, gained muscle, and become what he describes as stupid fast.
Stupid fast is geoff's debut novel and i can say this is the most pleasant surprise so far this year - cari's book blog herback is at this peak limning the confusion and frustration of a young man who no longer recognizes his own body, and felton's self-deprecation take on his newly awarded a-list status is funny and compelling. Nothing special by geoff herbach review by: lauren copy from sourcebooks summary: in the first book, stupid fast, felton reinstein went through a lot of changes and became an incredibly fast, wonderful athlete. Stupid fast is a fantastic read - i really enjoyed being in felton's head i think both sexes will enjoy this book and the comical dialogue will pull in the reluctant readers i am not usually really picky about language, but i will warn you, there is a lot of cussing and a racial slur, that felton doesn't even realize is a racial slur. Read stupid fast by geoff herbach with rakuten kobo praise for stupid fast a rare mix of raw honesty and hilarity stupid fast is stupid good -peter bognanni,.
Review: stupid fast by geoff herbach in a sentence or so : in the summer his best friend abandons him to go hang with his sick grandma leaving poor felton all alone, felton gets taller, bigger, and faster he grows so much, in fact, it seems he's outgrown his quirky and increasingly bizarre family. The book is written as though adam is speaking to readers in broken english that is both unconvincing and unfortunately played for laughs nonetheless, adam is appealing, and herbach's ability to expand the narrative from solid game play to confronting racial injustice is remarkable. Book review: stupid fast by geoff herbach (2011) i am neither male nor sporty, but i have always loved young adult realistic fiction with male narrators and sports themes how i managed to miss last year's stupid fast, even after it won a 2011 cybils award, completely blows my mind. Praise for stupid fast a rare mix of raw honesty and hilarity stupid fast is stupid good -peter bognanni, author of the house of tomorrowi am not stupid funnyi am stupid fastmy name is felton reinstein, which is not a fast name.
Andrew is felton's little brother, who's the main character in geoff herbach's hysterical debut stupid fast check out the interview, get to know andrew, get a taste of the laughs in this book, and then stick around for your chance to win a copy of stupid fast. The stupid fast guy who considers himself nothing special off the football field has to figure things out now so future friends won't be wearing that i'm with stupid shirt in this wild conclusion to geoff herbach's story of felton reinstein's high school years. A stupid number of awards for geoff herbach's stupid fast • ala best fiction for young adults selection • yalsa best fiction for young adults • 2011 cybils award winner, young adult fiction • junior library guild selection • aba best books hey aleah, i miss you. Stupid fast by geoff herbach is a very good book it was very funny, relatable, and satisfying it was very funny, relatable, and satisfying the book is about the life of felton reinstein, his development from a joke to a jock, and his life with his family and other people in his community.
What this book is really about is that felton and his life from when he came from a normal person to a football star but he didn't want to really become one because he thinks sports is not a thing for him to do in till he meets a boy named cody and they become best friends after his real best friend gus leaves and then a girl named aleah moves into the house then as he is one his paper route. Book review of stupid fast by geoff herbach reviewed by a high school librarian. Geoff herbach's biography, bibliography, list of books, with the current titles, summaries, covers, excerpts, author notes, and availability.
Review 1: when was the last time a sports book has been able to inform you with some humor and provide real life events that you could relate to in your lifetime stupid fast is a sports book that is intended to catch the eye of readers who enjoy sports like football and deal with dramati. Felton has never been interested in sports, but there's no doubt-he is stupid fast as he juggles his newfound athletic prowess, his mom's sudden depression, an annoying little brother, and his first love, he discovers a shocking secret about his past which explains why he's turning out the way he is. Stupid fast is a book i can't help but want to recommend, great review, something i may actually be interested in reply delete alvie june 19, 2012 at 7:18 am.
Geoff herbach is the author of the award winning stupid fast ya series as well as fat boy vs the cheerleaders his books have been given the 2011 cybils award for best ya novel, the minnesota book award, selected for the junior library guild, listed among the year's best by the american library association, the american booksellers association and many state library associations. Stupid fast is such a multi-faceted book too on the surface are felton's physical changes, that allow him to be brought into the world of football his status as a nobody disappears, and all of the sudden he is faced with a much different set of social rules.
Geoff herbach is the author of the award winning stupid fast ya series his books have been given the 2011 cybils award for best ya novel, selected for the junior library guild, listed among the year's best books by the american library association, the american booksellers association and many state library associations. Stupid fast conveys so many emotions - it's sad and funny and heartwarming and hopeful and honest and raw, all at the same time, just like john green's books you're crying one minute, and the next minute you're laughing. Stupid fast by geoff herbach, 9781402256301, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Stupid fast was a finalist for the 2011 cybils in young adult fiction it was also selected as the winner for the 2011 cybils in ya fiction by myself and my fellow judges this is one of those books that has the potential for strong appeal along with a unique voice.