Teaser Tuesday

I haven’t done this in a while… I’m trying to get back into it! They’re fun!

And this book is hilarious.


“Ms. Byczykowski has this weird habit of overenunciating when she reads and accompanies that with exaggerated facial expressions. I guess she’s trying to make sure we all understand what she’s saying, but instead we get all distracted by watching the afternoon sun reflect off her gold crowns whenever she says “The Battle of Antietam.” When she gets to the Emancipation Proclamation I’m going to have to wear sunglasses.” Zits Chillax, page 2


Zits: Chillax by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman

Comic god Stan Lee says Zits is a “comedic masterpiece!” Fans of funny illustrated YA novels such as Drama by Raina Telgemeier and Teen Angst? Naaah… by Ned Vizzini will definitely want to read Zits: Chillax.

In Zits: Chillax, Jeremy Duncan, high school sophomore and future rock god, offers up a comedic outlook on teenage life, including school, parents, chores, bands, and friends.

Jeremy and his best friend, Hector Garcia, are planning to achieve a lifelong dream…going to a rock concert! Without parental supervision. But the Gingivitis concert falls on the same night their friend Tim is donating bone marrow for his mom, a cancer patient. Not a problem: Jeremy and Hector are determined to go to the show…for Tim.

Written and illustrated by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman, Zits: Chillax is based on their comic strip, Zits. The book features 300 illustrations—including hilarious full-page comics.

ISBN 9780062228512 | Published May 21st 2013 by HarperTeen | Amazon | Goodreads

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