Author: Susie Day
Publisher: Scholastic Press
"Friday, August 1
OMG, shiny new laptop! Shiny new blog! Behold my interestingness!
Rules for blog:
This is a proper blog for real friends, so spill everything. Except the Incident, when... ahem... *explodes with embarrassment*
NO SHOUTING IN CAPS LOCK. Except when ranting about mental parentals and the
Do not post about patchworkboy
*thinks about patchworkboy*
Do not be boringly emo all the time.
Identify the woo-woo mystery-shrouded comment poster. Girl? Boy? Friend? Foe? Gooey chocolate goodness?
Um... erm... AND SO THERE SHALL BE BLOGGING!
That was kind of a hard summary to write - enough that I had to figure out the strikethrough html cause there's not a handy-dandy button to do it for me :). But this isn't about me! ahem...
I'm always a fan of books that are written in crazy formats - like blogs or texts or IMs. It always makes reading them so much fun. I think I was really introduced to this through TTYL by Lauren Myracle and I haven't looked back since. For some reason, these books are just very interesting to me - and probably many teens who read them. I mean, what teen do you know who doesn't IM, Text, or have some sort of blog/social networking thing? None that I know of. So this is almost a great "reach out to those readers who only read blogs" kinda things.
I was given this book as a suggestion from one of our regular, big-reading customers. She said it was amazing and I had to read it immediately. I respond well to those types of requests and I'm glad I did. The book was a lot of fun - not to mention that I'm a sucker for Brit-lit. I love the little differences in terms and meanings and stuff.
I'm definitely recommending this book to any girls who are looking for fun/humorous fic. There were a few parts where I really "LOLed". This is another great chick-lit book to add to the collection. I was only a little confused about what the previous, and often mentioned "Incident" was... but I don't know if that makes much of a difference. Anyway, it's recommended!
Book was released in the UK as "Big Woo." I was confused about that for a sec.. but I'm good now :).
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