• From the book...

    That's one story that wouldn't go over well. Anything that starts with "I met her on the internet" is just a bad idea.


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 April, 2007

Want a FREE advance copy of Barry’s next book?

Friday, April 27th, 2007

UPDATE: Sorry — the advance copies are gone! If you want an advance copy of Barry’s new book, BOY TOY, it’s easy to get one. The publisher is giving away a limited quantity of ARCs (Advance Reading Copies). Basically, you just get in touch with them and they send it to you! Couldn’t be easier, […]

Fanboy Goes Academic!

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

One of the coolest aspects of the Texas Tour was meeting Professor Bill Monroe of the University of Houston. Why? Because Professor Monroe actually used The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl in one of his courses! Pretty cool — the book hasn’t even been out a year and it’s already enshrined in the […]

See the Aussie cover!

Monday, April 16th, 2007

As you know, the book will be published in Australia shortly. We thought we’d show off the Australian cover. At first blush, it’s not all that different from the American cover (why mess with what works, right?), but there are the tiny touches and details that reveal it’s a foreign edition…and those of us stationed […]

Visiting River’s End

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

It was a busy weekend for Barry, who — after attending the Teen Book Festival — hopped in a car and drove an hour or so away to Oswego, NY and the river’s end bookstore. Banna Rubinow of river’s end was a big fan of the book and when she found out that Barry was […]

Teen Book Festival 2007

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Barry attended the Teen Book Festival in Fairport, NY on Saturday, March 31. The event was a huge success, with hundreds of teens and their families turning out for the chance to meet eleven YA authors, including heavyweights like Tamora Pierce and Lauren Myracle. Barry gave a presentation titled “Geekery: An Analysis,” which looks at […]