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Charming But Insane

(2004)
Girl, 15
(The second book in the Jess Jordan series)
A novel by

 
 
Life was tragic enough before this spring started. With a distinct lack of boobage and an arse so big that birds of prey could nest within its shadows, Jess Jordan is saddled with the Goddess Flora for a best friend, a Britney Spears look-alike so gorgeous that one grain of her divine dandruff could make the blind see again. Jess knows that her soul mate is Ben Jones, a divine mixture of Leonardo diCaprio, Prince William, and Brad Pitt who oozes mystery and charisma. But the campaign to get Ben to notice her brings on a cavalcade of mortification and disaster, including, but not limited to, a minestrone soup explosion that takes place in her bra and a schoolwide viewing of a videotape that features a topless Jess referring to her breasts as "Bonnie" and "Clyde."

Meanwhile, Jess's death-obsessed Granny moves into her bedroom, along with her grandfather's remains; her hypochondriac dad, who sends her daily "horrorscopes" like "You will fall asleep with your mouth open, and a family of earwigs will move in," acts strange about Jess staying with him this summer; and her longtime friend Fred, a television violence addict and closet thumbsucker, has decided that he can't stand being around her. Jess is determined to make things right . . . but with her offbeat sense of humor and her wildly active imagination, things get complicated along the way.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Girl 15, Charming but Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 1-4352-9279-0 / 978-1-4352-9279-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-05-29
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February 2007 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Girl 15, Charming But Insane (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 1-4177-8538-1 / 978-1-4177-8538-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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May 2005 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming But Insane (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 1-4176-9946-9 / 978-1-4176-9946-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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August 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming but Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 0-385-73214-7 / 978-0-385-73214-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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August 2004 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming but Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 0-385-90244-1 / 978-0-385-90244-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

January 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Charming But Insane (Jess Jordan)
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 1-4088-1726-8 / 978-1-4088-1726-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
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July 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming But Insane (Girl, 15 and Girl, 16)
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 1-4088-0196-5 / 978-1-4088-0196-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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February 2007 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming but Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 0-440-23896-X / 978-0-440-23896-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
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May 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming but Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 0-606-33729-6 / 978-0-606-33729-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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May 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming but Insane (Girl, 15 Series)
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 0-385-73215-5 / 978-0-385-73215-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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May 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming But Insane (Girl, 15 and Girl, 16)
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 0-7475-7185-6 / 978-0-7475-7185-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Audio Editions

August 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming but Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 1-4000-9109-8 / 978-1-4000-9109-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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August 2004 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming but Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 1-4000-9096-2 / 978-1-4000-9096-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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August 2004 : USA Audio CD

Title: Girl, 15, Charming But Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 1-4000-9482-8 / 978-1-4000-9482-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library
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June 2004 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Girl,15 - Charming But Insane
Author(s): Sue Limb
ISBN: 0-7540-9961-X / 978-0-7540-9961-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Imprint unknown
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Kindle Editions

June 2010 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Girl, 15: Charming but Insane: Jess Jordan Series, Book 2
Author(s): Sue Limb
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
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December 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Girl, 15, Charming but Insane (Girl, 15 Series Book 1)
Author(s): Sue Limb
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon