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Book Review of Be More Chill

Be More Chill
Be More Chill
Author: Ned Vizzini
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 8

This book was a hoot. It is briskly written, classified as Teen/YA (but I am neither and I enjoyed the heck out of it!)--would be appropriate for older teens (there is a wee bit of sex in it--nothing graphic, more just allusions to sex) or anyone who enjoys a good story.

The protagonist is a nerdy teenage boy who finds out about the new black-market "squip" technology-- a computer in a capsule that you swallow--and buys the one for "coolness." Almost immediately, there's a computer in his head, directing and correcting his every move--what to wear, what to say, etc,,,and eureka, he goes from Loser to Supercool in no time!

But of course, squips being "beta" technology, there are gonna be complications...let's just say hilarity ensues.

It is a really fun book, even for adults; highly recommended.