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Waste of Space

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Chazz Young is a hot shot reality show producer and has concocted his best idea yet. He plans to find ten teens and shoot them out in space, both literally and figuratively. He finds an organization that has a foundation in space (NASA refused), and together they create a stage that will fool millions, including the teens. Their newfound stars are scooped up from malls across the country in a fast week-long search. While their methods are unorthodox and their lies are threadbare, the public is eating it up, and as the personalities are voted off, Chazz finds it more and more difficult to maintain his lies.

While different from Damico’s other literary efforts, this story still retains her sarcastic humor and societal satire. It subtly pokes fun at the latest entertainment craze while making a statement about true life experiences. Readers will enjoy the humor but won’t realize the serious side until the very last page, which is well worth the bumpy space trip. Her ten teens are exaggerations of stereotypes found in reality television, and the sheer stupidity and idiocy of their actions make for another fast page-turner. Truly out of this world!

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Author:
Gina Damico
Star Count:
4.5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
400 pages
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Publish Date:
2017-Jul-11
ISBN:
9780544633162
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Issue:
September 2017
Category:
Young Adult
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Publication Date

2017-Jul-11

Format

Hard

Publisher

HMH Books for Young Readers

Issue

September 2017

Page Count

400 pages

ASIN

0544633164

ISBN

9780544633162

Star Count

4.5

Book Author

Gina Damico

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