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Welcome to the Fanboy and Goth Girl web site! Browse the site for information about the book, an excerpt, VidLit link, images, and more.

You'll also get a chance to meet the main characters from the book through their blogs and letters.

Archive for March, 2007

Listen to the Audiobook!

Monday, March 26th, 2007

The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl is now available as an audiobook, thanks to the folks at Listening Library! You can buy it from your favorite bookstore, from Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, and at Audible.com. You can also borrow it from your local library or download it from iTunes! But hey — we support the […]

Barry’s Next Novel…

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

Barry’s next novel hits stores in September 2007 and is recommended for readers 16 and up. Like Fanboy and Goth Girl, the book takes place in Brookdale and South Brook High School. Check out Boy Toy… Josh Mendel has a secret. Unfortunately, everyone knows what it is. Five years ago Josh’s life changed. Drastically. And […]

Captain America…DOA?!?

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

You’re kidding me. No way. No freakin’ way! This is bull. There is so much wrong with this that I can’t even start to explain it all. This entry written by…Me.

Fanboy, Famous in Arizona?

Monday, March 5th, 2007

Well, maybe not famous. But certainly well-known at this point, thanks to some graduate students at Arizona State University! A group of grad students in the education field were so taken with the novel that they’ve created a special “WebQuest” to help teachers use the novel as a teaching tool. There’s a synopsis, questions to […]

And the winner is…

Monday, March 5th, 2007

The winner of the Third Thing Essay Contest is…

Newsarama interviews Barry!

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Newsarama.com is certainly THE premier news site for all things comic book-y in the universe. And now the folks there have turned their geek eye to Fanboy, in the form of an extensive interview with Barry Lyga. Coolest of all, though, is that the interview also includes actual pages from Schemata! These pages were drawn […]