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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.

Fanboy in Paperback! Plus… Boy Toy!

Well, it seems a little early, but they’re here… Barry’s new book, Boy Toy, is in stores now!

Also in stores now is the new Fanboy paperback! It’s beautiful, with a gorgeous metallic blue cover. (Don’t worry — they didn’t touch those lips we love so much. They just improved ’em.)

Check out this shot from a cell phone camera at a Barnes and Noble:

Fanboy paperback

If you’ve been wanting to read Fanboy, check out the paperback. Same story, new awesome cover, less bucks!

And if you’ve already read Fanboy and you’ve been waiting for something new… Be sure to check out Boy Toy! If you want to comment on Boy Toy, visit Barry’s website.

11 Responses to “Fanboy in Paperback! Plus… Boy Toy!”

  1. brody says:

    oh sweet!
    thanks for releasing it early!

  2. Samantha says:

    Hey…umm…I was wondering if there was gonna be a sequal to fanboy and Goth girl because I absolutley loved the book and I was really hoping that there was gonna be another for me to read in the near future? OH PLEASE! I loved the book!

  3. FanboyandGothGirl.com says:

    Barry hasn’t said yet if there will be a sequel. Check out the FAQ on his web site — barrylyga.com/new/faq for more on the subject.

  4. Sarah Brandes says:


  5. VampChik says:

    Sweet. I luv ur books. WOOO GOTH GIRL! cant wait to read boy toy

  6. VampChik says:

    Sweet. I luv ur books. WOOO GOTH GIRL! cant wait to read boy toy

  7. Crissy Ravyns says:

    WOW I love this!!!!!
    I cant wait to read it!@

  8. sym says:

    omg i loved the fan boy and goth girl
    book…its awsome!

  9. EMOafterGothkid says:

    i totally loved this book i want barry lyga to make a the astonishing adventures of fanboy and goth girl 2!!!!!!!

  10. FanboyandGothGirl.com says:

    @EMOafterGothkid: There’s a sequel coming out in a couple of months! Check it out here:


  11. EMOafterGothkid says:

    i cant wait whoo hoo