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Don't Stop Believin': The Unofficial Guide to Glee

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The fictional high-school milieu of "Glee"--the wildly popular Fox television series that debuted in 2009--is celebrated and dissected in this detailed companion to the series. The songs, the students, and the idiosyncratic teachers all come under affectionate scrutiny in this fan's compendium. The familiar dramas that beset the members of the McKinley High glee club, New ...more
ebook, 200 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by ECW Press
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Crissy Calhoun
Because my job is rather awesome, I get to read books ahead of the pub date and this is one I was looking forward to. This book is PACKED with info on GLEE and everything that goes into making an episode sing -- from the music to the wardrobe to the actors to the choreography to the little factoids only a super fan would know. I'm one of those grumpy "first half was better than the second" Glee fans, but every page of Don't Stop Believin' kept my interest. Five Rachel Berry gold stars!
Alea
Sep 12, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Don't Stop Believin' in my mind was pretty perfect when it comes to giving all the dish and facts on Glee. It starts off with a few chapters on how Glee came to be and backgrounds for all the main cast. Then it dives into the bulk of the book, breakdowns of all the episodes.

I loved how the episodes were broken up into sections, so say you weren't interested in the best Sue quotes from the episode (How Sue Cs It) then you could just skip that section, but who wouldn't be interested in that! I per
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Kimberly
Aug 25, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am not the type of person who would spend money on a unofficial guide to a TV series. The reasonable price of this book--$10 to $14 dollars depending on where you look--would help to change my mind. This book is full of new facts that even avid Glee fans will find interesting. Even the two small subsections I did not enjoy could not take away from my enjoyment of this book.

Please check out my full review here
Ashley Lockhart
Sep 04, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thought this was an absolutely wonderful book! It was extremely comprehensive and was organized so well. I love the little quotes and the episode listing along with the music for each episode. Anyone who is new to Glee could read this book and be fully caught up for Season 2! The pictures are great additions as well, but I think my favorite part were the stories from other Gleeks. They were inspiring and heart warming and really made me love Glee that much more.
Alison
May 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just finished catching up on S1 of Glee and this was perfect to read alongside my watching! Really enjoyed the trivia, the behind the scenes info, and the comments on the songs, as I sometimes didn't know them so it was nice to find out about the artists, etc. Two thumbs up!
Elizabeth
This book touches on pretty much everything you might want to know about the first season of Glee. From where it all started through the in-depth analysis of each of the first 13 episodes the authors offer a lot of interesting information.

Having seen all the episodes I skipped over the synopsis of each episode, but I read pretty much everything else. I liked the balance between loving the show, but at the same time being able to admit where the flaws lie. Sometimes there was a little too much e
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heidi
Aug 12, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I'm so excited to read this! I can't believe I won a copy through first reads. The only problem is going to be keeping it out of the kids' hands long enough to enjoy it myself!
Max Light-Pacheco
Very inforamtive on the 1st season.
Sara
Jun 01, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Well, some of the facts and backstage info was fascinating... and then most of it was dull. I skipped over a lot. Maybe I just don't care *that much* about Glee, but it wasn't the most interesting thing in the world.
Crystal
Jan 04, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fun read for anyone who is a Glee fan. It recaps episodes, highlights, low points and gives info about the cast.
Debra Battle
Jan 30, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Although there were something I wish were in the book it was nice to look back at the first season of shows for one of my favorite show on TV.
711amanda
Dec 07, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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all glee fans need to read. my favorite character is brad the piano guy. you will find out what i am talking about if you read the book ;)
Wendi Olson
I enjoy the bits of trivia this book includes. Guess that makes me a Gleek!
Megan
Jan 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Total and utterly frivolous read on my part. Just feeding my interest in all things Glee.
Dana
Apr 21, 2013 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Does anyone know where I can find this cause I don't really see it in Barnes and noble...help please :)
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