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#1: I Want You Back - E.Van Lowe

To begin with, I’m not a nice girl. Don’t get me wrong, I used to be a nice girl. I used to be kind, and helpful, considerate and thoughtful. The kind of girl who went to all of her boyfriend’s games, even though she hates basketball; the kind of girl who helped her boyfriend study for his English final while she should have been studying for her own calculus final; the kind of girl that the boys at school lovingly call, oh, what’s that cute little name they have for us again? Oh, yes—Doormat. 

15 year-old Emy Garnett has come up with the perfect revenge for the super-popular boyfriend who dumped her–on Facebook, no less! Emy has purchased a love spell from a local gypsy, and is now armed with a foolproof plan guaranteed to win him back… with a few, hilarious bumps along the way. 

  • Kindle: 662 KB
  • Print Length: 51 pages
  • Publisher: EViL E Books (December 24, 2014)
  • ASIN: B00QW6JE5S


Author Bio:
E. Van Lowe is an author, television writer, screenwriter, Playwright and Producer who has written and produced such shows as The Cosby Show, Even Stevens, and Homeboys In Outer Space. He has been nominated for both an Emmy and an Academy Award. Van Lowe recently stepped into the young adult fiction genre with his comedic novel, Never Slow Dance With A Zombie. It was a selection of the Scholastic Book Club, and a nominee for an ALA Award. Boyfriend From Hell is Van Lowe’s second YA novel.

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Other books I've reviewed by E. Van Lowe:
My review for book 1, Boyfriend From Hell
My review for book 2, Earth Angel
My review for book 3, Heaven Sent
My review for book 4, Falling

My review for The Zombie Always Knocks Twice
My review for Never Slow Dance With A Zombie

By Sal Conte 
My review for The Toothache Man

To the point.
I appreciate the turnaround of the story. I had to wonder about Madame Leveau, and what her intentions were. I was happy nothing happened as I thought it would. For most of the story I didn't like Emy. She needed a wake-up call, and eventually she got it, though not how you would think.
Teen girls should read this short story. It shows them you need to be an independent girl and not let some boy run your world, but in the most clever of ways.
Great writing for such a short story. Little things really do have more impact.


**No compensation was received for posting. Compensation will be earned if purchases are made from the links within. An eARC was received for review. Opinions are owned by this site.


  1. I think my daughter would enjoy this book.

  2. I like that this book is clever and that the girl in the story learns her lesson in an unexpected way! That sounds interesting.

    Thanks for sharing! Happy New Year!


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