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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
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BUDDY READ: Contemporary/Romance > Me and Earl and the Dying Girl --> Starting 5th May

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Maddie (maddisonbruce) | 48918 comments Mod
Greg Gaines is the last master of high school espionage, able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time making movies, their own incomprehensible versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics.

Until Greg’s mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with Rachel.

Rachel has been diagnosed with leukemia—-cue extreme adolescent awkwardness—-but a parental mandate has been issued and must be obeyed. When Rachel stops treatment, Greg and Earl decide the thing to do is to make a film for her, which turns into the Worst Film Ever Made and becomes a turning point in each of their lives.

And all at once Greg must abandon invisibility and stand in the spotlight.

Maddie (maddisonbruce) | 48918 comments Mod
So much for writing down our thoughts as we went through :p

Greg (view spoiler)

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Rachel (view spoiler)

Review I loooved Jesse's writing style! Particularly more so after seeing him at All Day YA on Saturday, as I could really see him writing that. I kind of felt I did miss a few things by not being able to read the film sections the way they're meant to be read, but I did enjoy it a lot. I think I preferred the first-half of the novel to the second half, as it had more humour. But, as Jesse kept on mentioning, it had no plot. Zero plot at all, really only just waiting around for (view spoiler). Aside from that, I really enjoyed it! It was the light contemporary read that I needed, as lately I've been into rather heavy fantasy.

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Maddie (maddisonbruce) | 48918 comments Mod
I know he's so annoying!

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