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Best of Bookstagram: THE GIRLS I’VE BEEN

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The Girls I’ve Been by Tess Sharpe follows Nora O’Malley’s, who has been a lot of girls. As the daughter of a con-artist who targets criminal men, she grew up as her mother’s protégé. But when her mom fell for the mark instead of conning him, Nora pulled the ultimate con: escape. For five years Nora’s been playing at normal…until she finds herself taken hostage during a bank robbery.

We challenged bookstagram and booktok to show off their best Nora O’Malley disguise, and here are some of our favorites!

 

Kicking us off, @theliteraryheroine has this disguise down to an ART.

 

The settings! The costumes! This feels like a whole movie.

 

We love a #BookFaceFriday!

@a.rae.of.books is ROCKING the black wig.

 

Excuse us while we add this outfit to our shopping cart…


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We think @ezeekat has EVERYONE at the bookstore fooled!

@ezeekatHoping this book will teach me to be a better con artist.😅 ##PenguinTeenPartner ##TheGirlsIveBeen ##booktok @penguin_teen ##ad ##books♬ original sound – Jaysen Headley

 

This SKIT!!

@acourtofkayla
@penguin_teen The Girls I’ve Been by Tess Sharpe ##thegirlsivebeen ##penguinteen ##penguinteenpartner ##newbook ##GEICOLipSync ##courtofkayla
♬ Lofi – Domknowz

 

@wellsmargo_’s mom’s reaction to the wig is our new favorite thing.

@wellsmargo_update: my mom now loves the wig ##foryou ##fyp ##PenguinTeenPartner ##thegirlsivebeen ##booktok ##bookworm @penguin_teen♬ WII SHOP TRAP – Flixterr

 

The bloopers are EVERYTHING.

@sams.reading.addiction
Thank you @penguin_teen ##thegirlsivebeen##penguinteenpartner##yabooks##bookrecs##booktok
♬ original sound – Sammy

 

We love this review from @alyssa.books!

@alyssa.books5/5 stars for me!! @penguin_teen ##penguinteenpartner##yabooks##booktok##alyssabooks##ad##books##reader##reading##book##bookclub##bookrecs##bookrecommendations##ya♬ Elevator Music – Bohoman

 

That intro!!

@thatgaybooktoker
Go check this book out now! @penguin_teen ##PenguinTeenPartner ##TheGirlsIveBeen ##fyp ##booktok ##bookish ##bookrecommendations ##yabooks ##reading ##bookworm
♬ RAMA LAMA REMIX – Davis


  Click here to get your copy of The Girls I’ve Been!

 

Wanna learn more? Click here to read the first chapter of The Girls I’ve Been!

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5 Bi Romances To Swoon Over

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