A hilariously demented Young Adult novel!
When your best friend is just a tiny bit psychotic, you should never actually believe him when he says “Trust me, this is gonna be awesome.”
Of course, you probably wouldn’t believe a voodoo doll could work either. Or that it could cause someone’s leg to blow clean off with a quick prick. But I’ve seen it. It can happen.
And when there’s suddenly a doll of YOU floating around out there–a doll that could be snatched by a Rottweiler and torn to shreds, or a gang of thugs ready to torch it, or any random family of cannibals–well, you know that’s just gonna be a really bad day…
“Fans of Strand’s other novels of outrageous circumstance will not be disappointed. A delightfully ludicrous read.” — School Library Journal
“A snarky and self-aware tone, casual descriptions of mayhem, and narrative tricks contribute to the lunatic atmosphere of this free-wheeling dark comedy that starts off running and doesn’t stop until all plausibility is exhausted. Sam Raimi fans should eat it up.” — Publishers Weekly
Here’s a now-outdated song by Trevor Strong that understands the pain of waiting until June 2012: