The first death I suffer will be from an utter lack of natural justice. Then she was all like 'la dee dah no technology is just so great! A funny read likely to appeal especially to teenage girls. I've lost my mobile phone at the mall and am now facing certain death. I mean, after everything she had done, especially with the revenge without finding out the whole truth, she should have been the one who did the approaching and apologizing. Although, the ending was pretty bad, we got all happy and glad about Elly getting a normal life without her phone, then Bam! I found Elly to be quite a slow learner, and I don't feel like she learnt too many lessons through the course of the book. A funny story about technology and one teenage girls' desperate attempt to stay in the loop after losing her means of communication. Elly Pickering,the protagonist,is a bright and spunky character and I just adored her.
This book was quite cute. My father will sentence me to die by disappointment. It was an amazing book…often funny and very refreshing. I was expecting a cute, fun read, probably one on the silly side, but after the first two chapters, I kind of lost interest. A number of infelicitous stylistic decisions render the novel uncomfortable to read, and so distended from reality that many readers will have difficulty relating to the events or experiences of the characters. I lost my mobile at the mall and am now facing certain death.
There was a real lack of storyline. His shoulders will sag and there will be a long escape of air from his chest, as if I've crept up behind him and pu I lost my mobile at the mall and am now facing certain death. Elly Pickering is dreading telling her parents that's she's lost her mobile phone - again - what with the Global Financial crisis and everything. It was an amazing book…often funny and very refreshing. I Lost My Mobile at the Mall by Wendy Harmer Fifteen-year-old Elly Pickering has once again lost her cell phone at the mall, and she is shuddering at the prospect of telling her parents. She was sensible, over dramatic and funny. Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book! It was hilarious the way she went on talking about fashion and I could relate to her being a bit of a fashionista myself! But this is the third phone she has lost.
When one technological problem leads to another, Elly begins to seriously doubt what and who really matters most to her. This goes horribly wrong, leading to a rift between Elly and Will, her strong, silent, surfer boyfriend. I read this a few years ago when I was in year 7 maybe 13-14 years old or something. Yes, I know they are teenagers, but I just wished the end result had a bit more impact. At the same time it explores issues including cyber bullying, peer pressure, and being an individual. It was simple and had relatively good morals, and the characters were particularly well written. The first death I suffer will be from an utter lack of natural justice.
Our protagonist was a bit annoying and shallow at first, but the funny parts didn't make her seem obnoxious unlike her friend. Secondly, Bianca her best friend will kill her because she has a photo of Bianca with Hugh Jackman, and numerous texts from Jai, Bianca's boyfriend. I lost my mobile at the mall and am now facing certain death. They are popular light novels and very humorous. The drama keeps the reader thinking the whole time if she was going to get a social life back or not. Then when Elly is feeling a bit jilted by her sweet bf, she posts some photos of him on FaceSpace.
Well, I would love it, dunno about others though. I think that's why I like dystopian novels so much. My father will sentence me to die by disappointment. My best friend will kill me, all because there's a photo in my mobile of her standing next to Hugh Jackman. A series of technological happenings and manipulations leads Elly to question her priorities, her friendships, and Will, her fabulous - she thought - boyfriend. My mother will accuse me of being lazy, ungrateful and plain old stupid.
We get to see what would happen to a teenager now-a-days when they lose all electronic communications. From her kooky family and their hypocritical views of technology to the drama of having a best friend who isn't really all that nice, to the misunderstandings that jumping to conclusions can lead to, this is a hilarious teen novel for ages 12-15. I found Elly to be quite a slow learner, and I don't feel like she learnt too many lessons through the course of the book. And her parents aren't going to buy her another one because money is tight. I thought this was a fresh creative book, but one thing that I just really didn't like the whole book was the text talk she used. Wendy Harmer is an Australian author, writer, radio show host and comedienne. When one technological problem leads to another, Elly begins to seriously doubt what and who really matters most to her.
Readers don't linger in philosophical territory, though. Concerning the gossip, I saw the unsubscribe disclaimer, but I don't think everyone really learned their lesson in this book. That night all the laptops in the house are stolen. And I thought it was a cute cover, and I've actually sent a funny picture of myself, making this face as I imitate an iPhone Emoji emoticon. Then she loses her computer when her house is robbed and she has to learn to live without technology and get through being a teenager. Then she was all like 'la dee dah no technology is just so great! The first death I suffer will be from an utter lack of natural justice. As if I deliberately lost my mobile phone to prove to him that there is no God.
My mother will accuse me of being lazy, ungrateful and plain old stupid. Now that she's lost her phone, she's unable to contact the outside world. Our main character loses her cell phone at the mall — hence the title. For instance she doesn't fix everything tell the of last pages. Adults and kids could learn from this. My best friend will kill me because there's a photo of her standing next to Hugh Jackman.
Tap-tap-tapping on the non-existent keypad. The net result is an entertaining, thought-provoking read. Things with Will are rocky, someone has posted embarrassing photos of her on the internet, and then she finds herself without a computer, too. I just couldn't get past it! As Elly adjusts to her technical deprivation, she discovers the pleasures of paying attention to one thing at a time; could multitasking be overrated? Book Review by Kayleigh I picked this up to read just so I could give some feedback on it at work and wasn't expecting to like it all, but I did. Third, she lost the gorgeous ring her boyfriend gave her.