Boy Proof. by Cecil Castellucci. A girl who calls herself Egg, wears a homemade cloak to school everyday, and obsesses over sci-fi movies. Debut author Castellucci gives voice to a memorable teenage narrator, Victoria Jurgen, living in Hollywood. A senior at Melrose Prep, she has. “Boy Proof,” written by author, Cecil Castellucci, is a novel that tells the story of Victoria “Egg” Jurgen and her journey of self-discovery and acceptance. In the first.
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Her real name is Victoria Jurgen, but she’s renamed herself after the kick-ass heroine of her favorite sci-fi movie, Terminal Earth. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Especially compared to the 19 year old classmate who missed a year. There’s a handful of issues surrounding this, but she doesn’t handle it well, alienates all of her friends, and does, in fact, act incredibly immature.
I must have been 14 or 15 when I first read this, and nearly a decade later, I still really enjoyed it. Everything in this fastellucci felt rushed.
It’s a quick read, the story of an outcast learning to open herself up castelucci vulnerability, but Casttellucci really think it’s valuable. Introducing Jonathan was Cecil Castellucci. Like Victoria, he lives on the margins of his society, pondering life and humanity and creation. Egg’s unique style is fashioned after her favorite character from the movie Terminal Earth, which she has seen multiple times and as many as four times in one day. But she likes it that way. Egg’s dad, divorced from the mom naturally, is a successful special effects dude who travels most of the time.
Debut author Castellucci gives voice to a memorable teenage narrator, Victoria Jurgen, living in Hollywood. I love the way the writer described her jealousy. A nerd who shaves her head, Victoria prefers to be called Egg, after her favorite character is the sci-fi movie Terminal Earth.
What happens when an antisocial cinephile meets up with the worldly new guy at school — a quick-witted artist who’s savvy enough to see through her sci-fi disguise?
For one thing, the prose is really spare and straightforward. Especially as Egg is a photographer. As senior year cadtellucci, Egg becomes more involved in activities that put her in contact with people.
Showing of 39 reviews. Egg’s journey to shed her trappings and to confidently inhabit her own character is one readers won’t want to miss.
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Victoria KitchenMax Carter. Author Cecil Castellucci takes readers on a wonderful journey through Egg’s transformation. Death Comes for the Archbishop Vintage Classics.
And holy cow, did that bring back memories– the cringe-worthy kind. Cecil Castellucci, in my opinion, is a direct literary descendant of Francesca Lia Block. Could this be the end of the world — at least as Egg knows it?
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Bg successfully reported this review. The theme is very well honed and plays out throughout this book about changing your life. This section contains words approx.
There wasn’t any background or information given to us. The Force Awakens Moving Target: She always knows the right answers, she’s always in control, and she’s far too busy — taking photos for the school paper, meeting with the Science Fiction and Fantasy Club, and hanging out at the creature shop with her dad, the special-effects makeup wizard — to be bothered with friends, much less members of the opposite sex. Her mother is a movie star, and her father is a special make up artist they live in Hollywood.
From what I gather, the character is suppose to be bu Trinity from the Matrix trilogy, but a lot more badass. It is so much cooler than that.