Hot Dog Girl

Hot Dog Girl

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Elouise (Lou) Parker just landed a job at Magic Castle Playland--as a giant dancing hot dog. Her crush, the dreamy Diving Pirate Nick, already has a girlfriend, who is literally the Princess of the park. Her best friend Seeley, the carousel operator, isn't interested in Lou's attempts to set her up with the perfect girl, or in Lou's scheme to get close to Nick. And it turns out that Magic Castle Playland will be closing--forever--when summer ends. But Lou won't let these problems stand in the way of having the absolute best, most impossibly epic summer of her life.
Publisher: New York, NY : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2019]
ISBN: 9780525516255
Characteristics: 311 pages ; 22 cm


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SAPL_Teens Aug 18, 2020

in this book I laughed a lot and really liked the characters. If you are looking for a good book to read this summer, you will really like Hot Dog Girl. Overall, it's very light but there are some sad bits too. It was a good balance of romantic and fun. 4.5/5 stars - SAPL Teen Read It & Review Contributor

Jun 15, 2020

The perfect fluffy summer teen read.

JessicaGma Oct 22, 2019

It's a fun read with LGBTQ+ characters, although I found Lou to be a bit slow in her revelations during the story but it was spot on in how an amusement park runs

ArapahoeElaine Aug 27, 2019

A little romance, a little scheming, and a lot of fun! I finished this book in one day because it was so relatable. If you are feeling awkward then this is a great book to make you feel that you are not alone.

VaughanPLAlison Jul 24, 2019

A perfect summer read, especially for someone who lives steps from an amusement park (Yo!). A lot of angst, but you get where it's coming from, and despite any flaws the characters are quite likeable. I polished this one off pretty quick, and that fact is pretty high praise from me.

ArapahoeKati Jul 23, 2019

A great summer read that's worth staying up late at night to finish. Great characters, lots of funny and sad moments and just the right amount of awkwardness and honesty. And LGBT+ characters!

OPL_KrisC May 21, 2019

A fun summer read about a group of teens working at an amusement park.

DCLteens Apr 25, 2019

A Must-Read Young Adult pick. A coming-of-age romance starring a princess, a pirate, a hot dog, and a carousel operator who find love — and themselves — in unexpected people and unforgettable places.

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Jun 15, 2020

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Jan 23, 2020

blue_dog_8329 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

OPL_KrisC May 21, 2019

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Jan 23, 2020

Coarse Language: Frequent use of swear words throughout the book.


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