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The  WRONG KIND OF WEIRD is a YA contemporary about feeling awkward and navigating high school. Cameron (Cam to his friends) really loves manga and anime, and he spends most of his time with his close friends, D'Anthony and Jocelyn. They formed the Geeks and Nerds United (GANU) club, which defines their role in high school, where they are frequently teased. The most recent (only) addition to their club is Mackenzie, who is very cool but also loves nerd stuff. However, right from the start, she and Cam have been on the opposite sides of just about everything.

Juxtaposed with their group is the Caravan, full of the popular kids who are student council presidents, cheerleaders, and the like. At the center of it is Karla, who is considered to be the most attractive girl in high school and certainly holding dislike for the GANU. However, Cam is holding a secret - he and Karla have been hooking up since they worked at the same summer job. It's not a relationship, and she is definitely keeping him a secret, but Cam is considering whether he might want more - especially when she asks an intense question about their physical relationship.

As the year in school continues, Cam begins to consider what he wants from Karla but also get to know Mackenzie better, learning that she isn't necessarily his enemy - and, in fact, they have a lot in common.