Gamer Girl

Gamer Girl

Book - 2008
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Struggling to fit in after her parents' divorce sends her from Boston to her grandmother's house in the country, sixteen-year-old Maddy forms a manga club at school and falls in love through an online fantasy game.
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780525479956
9780142415092
014241509X
Branch Call Number: Fiction Mancusi TEEN
Characteristics: 248 p. ; 22 cm

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miss_mulberry
Jan 22, 2015

This book was awesome! It was a great read. It was very interesting and I love the plot and the story line. Great book!

Rudbeck Mar 08, 2014

This book is a very fun read! The lead charaters and their respective situations are recognizable to anyone who's ever attended high school and didn't quite fit in with one group or many. The challange to open up and make friends is a good life lesson anytime. Maddy's home life and her dealing with divoreced parents is all too real these days; particularly when she discovers her dad is less than perfect. A big step toward adulthood that. I totally related to her interest in manga and anime and how she let them be an important part of her personallity - and one that helped her find and make new friends. The ending was a litte predictable it's true, but on the other hand I got the ending I was hoping for so that's okay by me! I recommend this for any age. Some grups may think it's too young for them, but if you have an interest in modern visual culture (see _Genshiken_) you'll enjoy it.

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AlainaRauscher
Jul 09, 2013

the main character Maddy reminds me of my best friend in high school last her unfortunately she moved so i cant see her our senior year.

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wallypatrol
Jul 21, 2011

this bok is very well written, the speach and thughts of the main character Maddy is believable and is hilariously blunt and tuth full. the book is very relatable and was incredibly hard to put down (much to the dismay of anyone trying to talk to me while reading). i would recomend to any girl out there!

Crystal N Camden Jul 12, 2011

The book was decent, But incredibly predictable.
I knew what was gonna happen after the first couple of chapters.

Also the author didnt put enough effort in creat detail and personality for the main character Maddy.

Overall it was ok though. I would suggest it to people in junior high probably.

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tn95
Apr 07, 2011

OhmyGod..! This book is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. I couldn't stop once I started to read it. Totally unpredictable, funny, and well almost like in real life, so plz don't hesitate to put on holds, cuz yah never know it could bring entertaining to you :-) "Hope you would enjoy it"

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Winter_Romance
Jan 04, 2010

I love it how they use manga as part of the plot. Very interesting to read!!!

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peaceismyname101
Dec 02, 2009

This book was totally awesome because it's so me well at least i'm not called freak girl but serouisly i'm crazy about manga let's start a club amaybe i'm being stupid!

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Pinar
Nov 19, 2009

The best part of this book is the adorable chapter heading illustrations. Good for a quick, fun read.

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Olive_Dog_7
Apr 11, 2011

Olive_Dog_7 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 11

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