ttyl

ttyl Audacious author Lauren Myracle accomplishes something of a literary miracle in her second young adult novel ttyl Internet instant messaging shorthand for talk to you later as she crafts an epistol

  • Title: ttyl
  • Author: Lauren Myracle
  • ISBN: 9780810987883
  • Page: 148
  • Format: Paperback
  • Audacious author Lauren Myracle accomplishes something of a literary miracle in her second young adult novel, ttyl Internet instant messaging shorthand for talk to you later , as she crafts an epistolary novel entirely out of IM transcripts between three high school girls Far from being precious, the format proves perfect for accurately capturing the sweet histrionicsAudacious author Lauren Myracle accomplishes something of a literary miracle in her second young adult novel, ttyl Internet instant messaging shorthand for talk to you later , as she crafts an epistolary novel entirely out of IM transcripts between three high school girls Far from being precious, the format proves perfect for accurately capturing the sweet histrionics and intimate intricacies of teenage girls Grownups and even teenage boys might feel as if they ve intercepted a raw feed from Girl Secret Headquarters, as the book s three protagonists identified by their screen names SnowAngel, zoegirl, and mad maddie tough their way through a rough and tumble time in high school Conversations range from the predictable clothes, the delicate high school popularity ecosystem, boys, boys in French class, boys in Old Navy commercials, etc to the the jarringly explicit the girls discuss female ejaculation some girls really do, tho i read it in our bodies, ourselves and the unintentionally hilarious Maddie s IM reduction of the Christian poem Footprints oh, no, my son no, no, no i was carrying u, don t u c But Myracle s triumph in ttyl comes in leveraging the language stretching idiom of e mail, text messaging, and IM Reaching to express themselves, the girls communicate almost as much through punctuation and syntactical quirks as with words SnowAngel cuz drumroll, please ROB TYLER is in my french class breathes d

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