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Grasshopper Jungle: A Review

Title: Grasshopper Jungle

Author: Andrew Smith

Format: ebook for Kindle

Release Date: Feburary 11, 2014

Summary (from Goodreads): Sixteen-year-old Austin Szerba interweaves the story of his Polish legacy with the story of how he and his best friend , Robby, brought about the end of humanity and the rise of an army of unstoppable, six-foot tall praying mantises in small-town Iowa. 413 more words


Mondays With Megan, In Which I Confess My Addiction to Plants vs Zombies4/7/14

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Six-foot-tall praying mantises with jagged rows of serrated teeth on their arms are not very good at masturbating.

This book though!!!
I just finished GRASSHOPPER JUNGLE by Andrew Smith. And it was goooooood.
Quick run through. The book is about this boy Austin. He is a horny bisexual that is in love with his girlfriend and his best friend. 214 more words

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Bizarre and unique, Grasshopper Jungle is a book by Andrew Smith that is definitely unlike any other book out there.

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