This funny, smart novel follows the friendship of three 16 year old girls as they experience some of the typical pitfalls of adolescence: boys, queen-bee types, a flirty teacher, beer, crazy parents, and more. Lauren Myracle has a gift for dialogue and characterization, and the girls emerge as... show more
This funny, smart novel follows the friendship of three 16 year old girls as they experience some of the typical pitfalls of adolescence: boys, queen-bee types, a flirty teacher, beer, crazy parents, and more. Lauren Myracle has a gift for dialogue and characterization, and the girls emerge as three distinctive and likable personalities through their Internet correspondence. This light, fast-paced read is told Entirely in instant message format, the first book ever for young adults to be written so.
Publish date: April 1st 2005
Publisher: Amulet Books
Pages no: 209
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Banned Books
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Internet Girls (#1)
Man, this book actually made me miss IMing people D: haha other than that it was an interesting read and really fast paced :)
This one read pretty much the way I thought it would...it wasn't BAD, it wasn't exactly brilliant, either. It is what it is - a book about 3 best friends in high school, written entirely as if in a chatroom. The style made it a quick read, and seemed quite authentic to how high school girls actually...
This series is freaking hilarious !
Told entirely through chat logs between three friends, ttyl covers the very hectic first few months of the girls' sophomore year of high school. How hectic? Angela has her heart broken by her boyfriend, Maddie strikes up a friendship with a girl known for backstabbing, and Zoe starts to get a little...
I'm in awe. To write a whole novel in dialog would be tough enough, but in text messages? Myracle pulls it off beautifully: narrative arc, character development, emotion.... I'm glad I finally picked this one up.