Going Bovine by Libba Bray

going bovineSummary:  Cameron Smith, a disaffected sixteen year-old who, after being diagnosed with Creutzfeld Jakob’s (aka mad cow) disease, sets off on a road trip with a death-obsessed video gaming dwarf he meets in the hospital in an attempt to find a cure.

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1 Comment

  1. This book was absolutely amazing. I found my self sharing quotes from this book to whoever was near by, if someone wasn’t nearby I’d IM someone and tell them. I mean, who doesn’t like garden gnomes that think they’re a norse god?

    The plot overall was really trippy. The ending, even for me, was a little bit predicable, but still sad and good. I really love the writing style. It was quite different compared to Libba Bray’s other major book The Great and Terrible Beauty.

    Overall a really fun and good read. Not a printz winner though.

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