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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Gimme a Call has been staring at me from my mlynowsii for quite some time. Oct 20, Andrea Samar rated it really liked it. In fact, I might not change a thing. They’re the same person, but their life experience makes them two separate people, which we often forget about our younger self. So when the only good part of her life, her boyfriend Bryan, breaks up with her, she’s left with pretty much nothing, other than loneliness and heartbreak.

With no friends, an estranged sister and parents who hardly speak, Devi has nothing except her broken heart. I love how the author was able to create an older and younger version of the same person and it still felt like the same person.

Apr 27, Pages Young Adult Buy. One day, she wakes up, and she finds that her phone can now only call one number, and that number is herself The main character Devi gets a call on her phone from only one person ever since she dropped it in the fountain. She wasted the past three years going saah with Bryan—cute, adorable, break-your-heart Bryan. I thought both the younger and older Devi were likable characters: I loved how the younger and the older Devi felt like two different people – which they are, in a way.


To view it, click here. But will going back in time with everything you know now truly change things for the better?

GIMME A CALL by Sarah Mlynowski | Kirkus Reviews

Book ratings by Goodreads. It did not disappoint. As a result, Ivy begins to notice changes in her life and begins having Frosh alter other areas as well. It begs the reader to ask the question of their life – what would you change? Devi’s relationship with Bryan cal, done bad things to her life, but it’s not all black or white.

View all 6 comments. This was an easy, fast-paced read that kept me turning the pages even when the MC began to annoy me both the older and younger versions, lol. 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 gimmw time on your cellphone.

Gimme a Call by Sarah Mlynowski

She needs to sarqh figure out how to get things back to the way they used to be. I would definitely recommend this book to people because it is really different from most books and its a great read. I read the entire book in a single sitting and I couldn’t wait to see how everything ended.


Wow this book was so good!!

What would you do if you could talk to yourself when you were younger? Why not save the world while saving her own future, right? She can study for her classes and join in extracurricular activities to impress colleges. She can tell her younger self not to do something, to do something just a little differently, and her whole future will be altered. That added a little suspense and also insured that the reason behind it was not typical.

So she does everything she can to change her life with the help of her ever-reluctant former self, which she gave the alias ‘Frosh’from her boyfriend and friends, to the life she wants for her family. It’s not that long of a book either. Mar 07, Vanessa L. Apr 10, Gabrielle rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. Her boyfriend of three years just broke up with her via voice mail and now she has no date for the Senior prom.


That’s all about to change. Devi’s life isn’t turning out at all like she wanted. The one phone call is from herself in the past when she was fourteen.