Author: Christian McKay Heidicker
Title: Cure for the Common Universe
Print Length: 320
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
Prepare to be cured by this quirky and hilarious debut novel about a sixteen-year-old loner who is sent to rehab for video game addictionperfect for fans of Ned Vizzini and Jesse Andrews.Sixteen-year-old Jaxon is being committed to video game rehabten minutes after meeting a girl. A living, breathing girl named Serena, who not only laughed at his jokes but actually kinda sorta seemed excited when she agreed to go out with him. Jaxons first date. Ever. In rehab, Jaxon cant blast his way through galaxies to reach her. He cant slash through armies to kiss her sweet lips. Instead, he has four days to earn one million points by learning real-life skills. And hell do whatever it takeslie, cheat, steal, even learn how to cross-stitchin order to make it to his date. If all else fails, Jaxon will have to bare his soul to the other teens in treatment, confront his mothers absence, and maybe admit that its more than video games that stand in the way of a real connection. From a bright new voice in young adult literature comes the story of a young man with a serious case of arrested developmentand carpal tunnel syndromewho is about to discover what real life is all about.