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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Again consisting of several short chapters, Victoria finds that her friendlier, more positive approach to life is paying off. That is their loneliness.

Boy Proof by Cecil Castellucci

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Follow Us on Facebook. I must have grown weak in my semester long absence from young adult fiction to think that I actually had to finish a novel that I started.

Regarding the Pain of Others. She started to feel happy with her mom and to decide clearly with her future. Castelluccci character evolves fabulously in the novel, especially against the backdrop of Hollywood, where we’re always wondering what’s genuine and what’s an act, but her evolution kind of just comes out in exposition. I’ll be reading this one for the rest of my life, I think.

Pretty spare writing, but I got into it pretty fast and ended up really liking Victoria a lot.

There may be some cattiness and cawtellucci and whatever, but most teens are portrayed with the social and cognitive skills of a twenty-something, not someone who is still in their childhood.


Jun 14, Reddish rated it really liked it Shelves: These were some huge milestones and I always felt like an infant around them. See 1 question about Boy Proof…. Everything about her was snobby, egotistical and all around unpleasant.

It’s a really quick and easy read. They turned 16 at the beginning of our sophomore year and I had to wait till partway into our junior year. The way that the book ends it makes you think that there should be a second one. I enjoyed his line about science fiction and fantasy illuminating real life issues, and how he liked thinking about both.

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But a cascade of subtle changes begin with the arrival of classmate Max Carter. To ask other readers questions about Boy Proofplease sign up. Basically what I loved is that none of the geek bu is sugar-coated. I can say that Victoria’s life proot a bit great, and she is fun to be with. Boy Proof was a very easy, quick read.


She’s a sci-fi geek and there are castelluxci references to sci-fi works in this novel who self-loathes about her life despite vying to become the valedictorian of her school, having famous parents father’s an Oscar winning director, mother’s an actressand generally having a bunch of people surrounding her, though she sees herself as lonely. Her mom, with whom Egg lives in a teen vs mother detente, strives daily to recover her life as an actress. She always knows the right answers, she’s always castelluccj 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.


Muy recomendado para cualquier tipo de lector. Considering how both Egg and the new boy are both visual artists, the lack of visual notation is odd.

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Under the Never Sky. Sep 27, Edina rated it did not like it. Her mom is an actress, and her parents are divorced. The book is very fast-paced and the characters are all believable and fun. A Princess Leia Adventure.

It’s geeky, sweet fun. This is an affirming story about a girl waking up to her true potential. I finished it in just a few hours. But I understand her wish, and need, to be different, even if that means closing herself up.

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Chapters develop the plot further in several different ways.