Overall Rating: 5Going Bovine is heartbreaking and hilarious...
Cover Art: 4.5
So, I couldn't choose so I have three favorites narrowed down. *There is a lot of language in the lines below and the book, so if you're not comfortable with that this isn't for you. Sorry!
"There are several Dr. Assholes who come in here every day to scribble on my chart and poke me with sharp objects so they can collect points for their Sadism Scout Badges, but so far, no Dr. X."-Cameron Smith to Dulcie
"We human beings can't evolve without pain."-Library Girl to Cameron
"I think about dying every day, because I can't stop thinking about the living."-Cameron
Can Cameron find what he’s looking for? All 16-year-old Cameron wants is to get through high school—and life in general—with a minimum of effort. It’s not a lot to ask. But that’s before he’s given some bad news: he’s sick and he’s going to die. Which totally sucks. Hope arrives in the winged form of Dulcie, a loopy punk angel/possible hallucination with a bad sugar habit. She tells Cam there is a cure—if he’s willing to go in search of it. With the help of a death-obsessed, video-gaming dwarf and a yard gnome, Cam sets off on the mother of all road trips through a twisted America into the heart of what matters most.
When the story opens we meet Cameron Smith, just another teenage pothead trying to go through life unnoticed. This is working out just fine until he starts to see and feel things that aren't actually there. He chalks this delusional behavior up to his brain tripping out on the drugs he keeps almost constantly in his system, until it is later confirmed to be C