Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday: The Dumbest Idea Ever

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine


This Wednesday I'm Waiting on: The Dumbest Idea Ever by Jimmy Gownley


Jimmy Gownley's graphic novel memoir about the "dumb" idea that changed his life forever!

What if the dumbest idea ever turned your life upside down?

At thirteen, Jimmy was popular, at the top of his class, and the leading scorer on his basketball team. But all that changed when chicken pox forced him to miss the championship game. Things went from bad to worse when he got pneumonia and missed even more school. Before Jimmy knew it, his grades were sinking and nothing seemed to be going right.

How did Jimmy turn things around, get back on top at school, and land a date with the cutest girl in class?

Renowned comics creator Jimmy Gownley shares his adventures as he grows from an eager-to-please boy into a teenage comic book artist. This is the real-life story of how the DUMBEST idea ever became the BEST thing that ever happened to him. 

-summary and cover via Goodreads

I LOVE this authors Amelia Rules! Graphic Novel series! I'm very excited to have a new book by him and it's really neat that it's a memoir.  I want February to get here now!

This Book Will Be Released February 25th 2014 by Graphix

14 comments:

  1. I just got into graphic novels this year and am always up for recommendations. :) I will definitely look into this one! Thanks.

    Erin @ Let's Evaluate
    My WoW

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    1. I hope you do! You should try his Amelia Rules! series too, it's really good! :) You're welcome!

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  2. I'm not into graphic novels, but I do hope you enjoy it!

    Here's my WOW

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  3. I'm not into graphic novels but I hope when you get your hands on it you enjoy it!

    S.Huston @ Head In The Clouds
    My WoW: http://readbookswilltravel.blogspot.com/2013/12/waiting-on-wednesday-insanity.html

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  4. Sounds interesting, thanks for sharing!
    Check out our WOW of this week.

    Leydy @OUaT & RCE

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  5. This doesn't really sound like my kind of read, but it does sound funny :) I hope you enjoy it and get it soon, Jessica!

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  6. Well, this one isn't really my type of read, but the title and synopsis definitely caught my eye. Thanks for sharing, and happy holidays! :D
    Waiting on Wednesday
    One Million Pages

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    1. You're welcome! And Happy Holidays to you too! :)

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  7. I've never really read comic books, but this has such a cute premise that I'll have to look into it more.

    Great post! I hope you can stop by my WoW post.
    -Leslie (Michelle @ Michelle & Leslie's Book Picks)

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    1. If you try this one, I hope you like it! Thank you! :)

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