After she drops it in a fountain, it will only call one number. and forgo texting for a month if it meant I could have just one more chapter of Gimme a Call. Sarah. Who better to take advice from than your future self? This hilarious novel from the author of Ten Things We Did (And Probably Shouldn’t Have), Don’t. Teens who long to fix past mistakes can do so vicariously in Mlynowski’s (the Magic in Manhattan series) farcical fantasy. After retrieving her.

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Jul 09, Sarah Hadd rated it it was ok Shelves: Devi let her friendships fade, blew off studying, didn’t join any clubs. Gimme a Call is a fun read. If I could go back and tell myself to do stuff I would say to try more stuff. They’re the sarab person, but their life experience makes them two separate people, which we often forget about our younger self.

But that’s not guaranteed. The friends she lost are suddenly hers again, and their lives are different as well.

Whether a book is happy or sad, a light read or a more intense one, all of these books still have their meanings. See all books by Sarah Mlynowski. And it didn’t only benefit her, it benefited the younger Devi as well. What a great book that will keep me pondering about the possibilities and what is versus what could have been.

Mlynowski really knows how to tell a great coming of age story. It’s not that long of a book either. It didn’t change my life or anything, but it definitely for me in a better mood. You can visit her online at sarahm.

So when the phone rings, Devi from three years prior answers and the adventure begins. Now, she can tell her fourteen-year-old self all the things to fix before she ruins her life, starting with not dating her ex-boyfriend. View all 6 comments. The book switches back and forth between these two versions of the same girl and, at one point, I couldn’t put the book down.

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If Freshman Devi does one little thing differently, Senior Devi’s whole life changes. I liked how Freshman Devi was able to figure out how to balance out her life in a believable way. Yes, the older Devi was cal bit pushy and selfish at times, but when you have the opportunity to change your future for the best, you take it Senior Devi becomes a control freak- selfish and manipulating, always telling Freshman Devi what to do so a better college will accept her, so her friends will be healthier, so she will be happier.

This book really made me realize how gkmme a person, including myself, can change in a few years only.

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Mlynoweki Devi, as a freshman — right before the downward spiral of Dall began. I would definitely recommend this book to people because it is really different from most books and its a great read. It’s Devi, as a freshman. She can only call her number in perticular, three years ago, at age Call I read the synopsis for this book, I remember smiling.

Lo agarre sin esperar demasiado porque no soy el tipo de persona que se emociona cuando compra un libro del que no sabe nada en absoluto. Is it better to know the future? Gimme A Call is good for just a quick read to lighten up your mood. They made the worst decisions but it was so fun to watch it all unfold.

Mlynowski did a fantastic job of setting up the plot and never once confusing the reader.


Freshman Devi tries to improve their life – but she’s stuck with all the work while senior Devi enjoys the benefits. But I enjoyed the writing, and the story, and the concept was executed very well. View all 3 comments.


This is one thing I just love about books in general. Devi’s relationship with Bryan has done bad things to her life, but it’s not all black or white. Devi’s life isn’t turning out at all like she wanted.

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Hablan varias veces hasta que Devi cal, una adolescente. The author of this book is Sarah Mlynowski. Jan 19, Janelle Janica Gomez rated it liked it. I pretty much enjoyed everything about it and it kept me engrossed till the end.

It’s too late to try and get her friends back. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sarah was born in Montreal, Canada. Devi heads to the mall to return a present she just purchased for him prior his decision to end their relationship. Freshman Devi is naive, immature, awkward, and really just trying to find her place in high school. The narrative from Devi’s perspective was engaging and refreshing.

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Sarah Mlynowski surprises and delights yet again with characters that leap off the page and make you think about love, life, and the perils of spending too much time on your cellphone. Especially given how crucial those high school years; they’re really the springboard to adulthood and the rest of your life for most people.

Nov 19, Claire Book Blog Bird rated it really liked it. The book is where Devi gets to call her freshman self and is telling her to fix all her mistakes in life.

There are two main characters, but they’re actually the same girl. Devi spent so much time with him and gmme her friends and her school work.