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This novel turns a teen’s fatal condition into a hilarious and hallucinatory quest. Use our free chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis of Going Bovine. It helps middle and high school students understand Libba Bray’s literary masterpiece. From the author of the Gemma Doyle trilogy and The Diviners series, this groundbreaking New York Times bestseller and winner of the Michael L.

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Going Bovine

That the X that marks the spot Cameron’s mission is with him the entire time. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Man, we were such dorks. Things streak past me. They visit spring break-Florida style- where Cam loses his virginity to his high school crush.

Cameron’s apparent social exclusion is emphasized when the author introduces his sister, Jenna, who is described as perfect. And how do we really learn to live? It makes me laugh everytime ; Minor characters do bad things: My least favorite word is “maybe.


The fire giants burn and destroy things.

I am in most awe that Bray breaks a cardinal rule of YA fiction, especially first-person YA, and it works. I wanted him to have a real adventure. Yes, there are interesting moral themes, but they’re buried under humor that made me cringe far more than laugh.

Cameron is such a quirky and fun MC His parents think he’s doing drugs This book was funny, sad, and thought-provoking. How about stage a break out with his classmate and hospital roomie Gonzo, the aforementioned hypochondriac dwarf.

It’s gonna be a hell of a ride.

Going Bovine Book Review

Nov 26, Cyrus rated it it was amazing. But a good tired, like I’ve spent all day at the beach.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kind of liberating, allowing myself to ditch a book that doesn’t match me: Things can’t seem to get any bovjne until Cameron learns he has contracted Mad Cow Disease and that his death is inevitable.

Going Bovine by Libba Bray. Can we all say, mortified? McCaughrean — The White Darkness However, since I really liked the dialogue and the writing style, I will look for other books by Bray.


I truly enjoyed this book. I personally found the jokes more cringeworthy than funny.

Going Bovine – Wikipedia

More so when they involve hypochondriac dwarves, punk rock angels, fire giants, stellar trumpeters, time traveling vegan gurus, frenzied smoothie loving cultists who bowl, slutty cheerleaders, hermatic Inuit jam bands, wizards of reckoning, Viking yard gnomes ROAD TRIP!

I have acknowledge your existence, peon. He had OCD, which was basically induced by his mom. Or brat you but a part of mine?

Lihba had potential to be something great, but when writing a book like this one must tread carefully so as to not pass the line between charming quirky and annoying quirky. This book was funny, sad, and thought-provoking.