➪ Boo Read ➲ Author Neil Smith – Marjoriejane.co.uk

Boo chapter 1 Boo , meaning Boo , genre Boo , book cover Boo , flies Boo , Boo 5391a80dde712 Winner Of The Hugh MacLennan Prize For Fiction Nominated For The Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award Nominated For The Sunburst Award Nominated For The Alex Award Longlisted For The Prix Des Libraires Du Qu Bec.From Neil Smith, Author Of The Award Winning, Internationally Acclaimed Story Collection Bang Crunch, Comes A Dark But Whimsical Debut Novel About Starting Over In The Afterlife In The Vein Of Alice Sebold S The Lovely Bones.When Oliver Boo Dalrymple Wakes Up In Heaven, The Eighth Grade Science Geek Thinks He Died Of A Heart Defect At His School But Soon After Arriving In This Hereafter Reserved For Dead Thirteen Year Olds, Boo Discovers He S A Gommer , A Kid Who Was Murdered What S , His Killer May Also Be In Heaven With Help From The Volatile Johnny, A Classmate Killed At The Same School, Boo Sets Out To Track Down The Mysterious Gunboy Who Cut Short Both Their Lives.In A Heartrending Story Written To His Beloved Parents, The Odd But Endearing Boo Relates His Astonishing Heavenly Adventures As He Tests The Limits Of Friendship, Learns About Forgiveness And, Finally, Makes Peace With The Boy He Once Was And The Boy He Can Now Be.


10 thoughts on “Boo

  1. says:

    Believe the hype THANK YOU Angela Sad beautiful heartbreaking Do You ever wonder, Dear Mother and Father, what kind of toothpaste angels use in heaven I will tell you Author Neil Smith rocks amazing imagination I love Bo...


  2. says:

    I love when I read a book that truly gets to me and one that I know will have a lasting impact on me Boo is one of those books And once in a while I read a book that gets to me so much that it leaves me kind of a mess torn between sadness and the happiness of feeling hope Boo is one of those books too.Thirteen year old Oliver Boo Dalrymple self described pa...


  3. says:

    I Hate Bullies When I was a young girl, I had an unpleasant encounter with a group of older school boys, but I was lucky..I happened to have a big 6 2 brother who had many big friends so I never did have so much as a hint of trouble againnot so lucky is 13 year old Boo.Oliver Dalrymple, nicknamed Boo bc of his ghost like appearance is a geek and a pariah, has literally no friends, an inoperable hole in his heart and a broken sole In this uniquely written novel, Boo tells his st I Hate Bullies When I was a young girl, I had an unpleasant encounter with a group of older school boys, but ...


  4. says:

    Wow Wow pis wow J ai ador ce livre, la narration, l histoire, l imaginaire de l auteur, l humour, les personnages, etc Un excellent roman narr par un ado de 13 ans l esprit scientifique et ultra rationnel


  5. says:

    Had a bit of trouble getting into this book in the beginning, but the plot was so intriguing I kept reading and I am so glad I did.This book is original, inventive, poignant, fascinating and wildly imaginati...


  6. says:

    Thank you to Random House of Canada and Netgalley for an opportunity to read an advance copy of Boo A high 4 stars If you re going to read this book, be prepared to suspend disbelief, not to be too fussed about logic, not to try to figure what genre this book falls into and to just let yourself go along for the ride And then it will be a great ride funny, plenty sad, moving and very quirky It took me a while to let go of my inclination to figure out what was really going on, but once I di Thank you to Random House of Canada and Netgalley for an opportunity to read an advance copy of Boo A high 4 stars If you re going to read this book, be prepared to suspend disbelief, not to be too fussed about logic, not to try to figure w...


  7. says:

    3.5 4 starsThis was a mixed book for me First half I enjoyed it but wasn t fully invested in the story At first, I didn t connect with their version of heaven fully, not because it offends me or anything, just seemed odd to me It grew on me slowly over the course of the book though.Funny, sad, poignant, and quirky would describe this book best I think Once I got used to Oliver s narration and let go of trying to figure out some stuff, it was easier to fall into the story Loved Johnny Oliv 3.5 4 starsThis was a mixed book for me First half I enjoyed it but wasn t fully invested in the story At first, I didn t connect with their version of heaven fully, not because it offends me or anything, just seemed odd to me It grew on me slowly over the course of the book though....


  8. says:

    This book was just so stunning and completely heartbreaking I was originally skeptical that our narrator was a thirteen year old boy, I was worried that I wouldn t be able to relate But holy cow, was I ever wrong Boo was incredibly mature for his age and the way he told his story instantly sucked me right in This is such a beautiful story, I love the image of heaven that the author created It s really quite unlike anything I ve come across before I loved that no matter your religion or bel This book was just so stunning and completely heartbreaking I was originally skeptical that our narrator was a thirteen year old boy, I was worried that I wouldn t be able to relate But holy cow, was I ever wrong Boo was incredibly mature for his age and the way he told his story instantly sucked me right in This is such a beautiful story, I love the image of heaven that the author created It s really quite unlike anything I ve come across before I loved that no matter your religion or beliefs, ...


  9. says:

    I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway.I had a hard time getting through this book and for one reason, I really didn t care about it Not the characters, the storyline, the setting Nothing about it appealed to me And I am a huge fan of both Andrew Smith and Patrick Ness, both of whom write similar books It simply did not hold my attention, howeverDue to the many high ratings and glowing comments re Boo, I forced myself to finish the book Am I glad I did I suppose so There were som I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway.I had a hard time getting through this book and for one reason, I really didn t care about it Not the characters, the storyline, the setting Nothing about it appealed to me And I am a huge fan of both Andrew Smith and Patrick Ness, both of whom write similar books It simply did not hold my attention, howeverDue to the many high ratings and glowing comments re Boo, I forced myself to finish the book Am I glad I did I suppose so There were some interesting twists and turns, though the two main twists were sort of obvious I would guess a lot of readers saw them coming The story is about...


  10. says:

    Oh My God I would write something witty or nice here but my brain can only form three words in a loop Oh my god Ohmygod, ohmygod, ohmygod This book Suffice to say, this book blew my mind It was fantastic in the way that I hope all books could be, but rarely manage to even reach the threshold This book was greatness that I could hold in my hands, and I am not even exaggerating I beg each and every one of you to read it.The Cover This cover shows Oliver AKA Boo shut inside of his schoo Oh My God I would write something witty or nice here but my brain can only form three words in a loop Oh my god Ohmygod, ohmygod, ohmygod This book Suffice to say, this book blew my mind It was fantastic in the way that I hope all books could be, but rarely manage to even reach the threshold This book was greatness that I could hold in my hands, and I am not even exaggerating I beg each and every one of you to read it.The Cover This cover shows Oliver AKA Boo s...


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