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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 September, 2009

Buy Goth Girl Rising, Get a Minimate!

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

UPDATE (9/24): The book is shipping now from online sellers, which means it’s either already in stores or will be showing up soon. The rules below still apply: Buy the book from your preferred source, send the proof of purchase, and you’re entered. Want a Goth Girl minimate? Well, if you do (and who wouldn't […]

Tweeting Goth Girl!

Monday, September 21st, 2009

In preparation for the launch of Goth Girl Rising, I am excerpting the book each day on Twitter! Every day between now and the book's launch, I'll be posting a brief excerpt on Twitter. If you'd like to follow me on Twitter, do so at http://twitter.com/barrylyga . If you don't want to bother with Twitter, […]

Kyra with the GGR cover!

Friday, September 18th, 2009

An early copy of Goth Girl Rising came to my via UPS. And my God, people — this cover is so freakin' gorgeous in person I just had to take a picture of it for you. Along with a Kyra minimate standing in front of it like George C. Scott, of course! Check it out! […]

Goth Girl Minimate Pix!

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Here are some more pictures of the Goth Girl minimate! If you want one, be sure to click here! Click on each image for a larger picture! First up, Kyra ready for a fight:       Ouch! Kicking Fanboy in the nads:     What are YOU looking at?     Oops… Dizzy!   […]

Goth Girl Rising Trailer Contest Winner!

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Here we go! The Goth Girl Rising Trailer contest is over and a winner has been chosen! This was not easy, folks! There were some really fun trailers, and in the end, the three judges had a tough time. But here we go… There were a total of 22 entries, most of which focused on […]

GOTH GIRL RISING Interview on Amazon!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Amazon.com asked me some questions about Goth Girl Rising, and I did my part (which meant, y'know, answering them). Here's the interview.

Goth Girl Strikes a Pose

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Want a Kyra Minimate? It's easy — just ask me a question! Click for details. Thought y'all might want to see some pictures of the first Goth Girl minimate to hit American shores. Here are some photos…(Click on them for bigger images.) First up, Kyra in her packaging. "Let me out of here!"   And […]