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From the very beginning, Buffy's snappy, sparkling dialogue and incisive insight into the human condition has been acclaimed by critics and fans alike. 'Writing as good as that for Hill Street Blues, The Simpsons or...Alan Bleasdale at his best' said the Guardian as far back as season one. 'The only show outside Larry Sanders where you rewind to confirm that the wit was ...more
Paperback, 202 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by Pocket Books
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Dark-Draco
I got this from Bookmooch.com, and once I received it, I devoured the lot within 24 hours. It's a great book for dipping in and out of, reading a few quotes whenever there's a spare few seconds to fill. There's quotes from all the favourite characters, from all seven series, and each one took me back to the episode it came from. One I will probably enjoy again and again.
Matt
Jun 22, 2010 Matt rated it it was amazing
Here it is, fellow fans of quite possibly the best television series about the supernatural ever conceived -- all your favorite Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode lines from all seven seasons (or pretty damned near), organized by topic and character. I've seen just about every episode several times now, and I still find myself leafing through this for choice jokes, snaps and comebacks from Buffy, Xander, Willow and the gang. Now if they would only put out a companion volume to do the same for Ange ...more
Lesley
Dec 14, 2010 Lesley rated it it was amazing
This book reminded me of better days when there was Buffy and the Scooby Gang. Reading these quotes, I could hear the sarcastic comebacks said by each person and loved it all. A good trip down memory lane which made me want to watch the entire series all over again. BTVS was Joss Whedon's masterpiece that can never be duplicated or topped.
Indah Threez Lestari
Nov 17, 2009 Indah Threez Lestari rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV series fans
Love it!!!

I read this book after I re-watched all episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Series, so when I read the quotes I can pictures the acts in my head and how the actors said them.

I love the TV series because its witty and funny dialogues, and this book compiled the sharpest, most telling, and memorable quotes from the show. Just the way I like it!

Christina
Jul 02, 2008 Christina rated it it was amazing
It's like a Buffy bible, although there are some quotes that never made the cut which is disappointing. And my copy is utterly TRASHED because something strange must have infected it and it COMPLEEEEETELY fell apart. I refuse to throw it away though - especially as I can't find it in stores anymore and it is seriously the greatest memorabilia!
Joy
Jun 13, 2008 Joy rated it it was amazing
My BBF (Best Buffy Friend) Beth got me this book. it is great to read while you are...uh, hum...on the throne. Any proper Buffy Fan would appriciate the compilation of witty Buffy quips and puns! THANKS BETHY!!!
Amanda R
Feb 02, 2008 Amanda R rated it liked it
There were at least 2 quotes I noticed that were attributed to the wrong characters. Since the whole point of the book was to list quotes from the show, you'd think they've have been a little more careful.
Marque
Feb 28, 2009 Marque rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Buffy Fans
Recommended to Marque by: the library (seriously, on a recommended reading display)
As embarrassing as it is that I made a slight return to the geekdom of fan-generated literature, it was a fun read.
It is what it sounds like, a book of quotes from the series. A walk down memory lane.
My only critiques:
Not enough Anya quotes!
Too many Riley quotes.
Hpitcher
so my best friend gave me this for my birthday because this summer i decided to get through all seven seasons on my computer. i pretty much became obsessed and she gave it to me. i was pumped and i love this book it has the best and funniest quotes ever!
T
Jul 11, 2012 T rated it really liked it
i wasn't crazy about the way it was organized but it at least gives you the references along with the quote. of course, for a diehard fan like me, a book will always leave out things we think should've been included but overall, fun.
Katheryn Thompson
All the bits of Buffy that made you laugh out loud in one place - what's not to love? One warning though...it will make you want to watch the entire series again.
Sophie Anderson
Apr 03, 2013 Sophie Anderson rated it liked it
Buffy-isms! Spike-isms. Scooby-isms. Brush up on your Buffy the Vampire Slayer quotes, and use the next one at the nerd party!
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Gotta love the Buffy quotes.
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Shelves: buffy-books
Best Quotes from the show...who couldn't like this?
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Micol Ostow has been writing professionally since 2004, and in that time has written and/or ghostwritten over 40 published works for young readers. She started her reign of terror with Egmont with her novel FAMILY, which Elizabeth Burns named a favorite of 2012 on her School Library Journal-syndicated blog, A Chair, a Fireplace, a Tea Cozy. Micol's graphic novel, SO PUNK ROCK (and Other Ways to ...more
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