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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But then he breaks up with her and, just like that, she has nothing.

What would you do if you could talk to yourself when you were younger? It would make a fantastic teen movie! There is an older Devi and theres also a younger saarah two.

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. Oddly, I did like Freshman Devi better even though they were the same person. I loved how the younger and the older Devi felt like two different people – which they are, in a way. It’s no in-depth reading material, nor something you could get hooked up too much like Harry Potter or Twilight.

GIMME A CALL by Sarah Mlynowski | Kirkus Reviews

One day, she wakes up, and she finds that her phone can now only call one number, and that number is herself They each had a clear voice while still maintaining the same personality. Jan 19, Haylee Elizalde added it. Devi, as a freshman, is skeptical when she receives her first phone saran from Devi, as a senior.


The narrative from Devi’s perspective was engaging and refreshing. She has spent the last three years of her life with Mlyhowski, the boy of her dreams. That added a little suspense and also insured that the reason behind it was not typical.

The book is where Devi gets to call her freshman self and is telling her to fix all her mistakes in life. That’s exactly what she’s thinking of when she drops her cell phone in to the fountain at the mall.

May 31, Shonda rated it really liked it Shelves: I read ca,l book in 24 hours, flipping page after page, eager to see the causes and the effects and what was going to happen in the present.

But senior Devi soon learns that every small instruction to her freshman self completely alterates the future in unexpected and often unexplainable ways, leaving Devi to wonder if it’s even worth it to try and rewrite the past.


Want to Read saving…. Angry, confused and hurt she listens yet again to his voice message to her. Random boys seem to think they’re going to the senior prom with her and, at one point, she wins the lottery. I really don’t have a favourite writing style for books that I like, but I guess I like this writing style.

I had only picked this book up because I was stressed about school and I’ve been going through a lot lately and I just needed to take some stress off my chest, which this book did quite well.


To have faith in myself and believe that things will work out for me in the end, somehow. Me doy un palmotazo en la frente. I really enjoyed following along with the switches that occurred in the future as a result of younger Devi making changes in the past.

That might sound like it would get confusing but it never was.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It was about a girl named Devi that was having a rough time in her life.

Older Devi was nice and controlling and Younger Devi was nice and flakey and it all just hung together really well. Not even her stupid cell phone—she dropped it in A new life is just a phone call away! This is a must read! The more they change, the more they both ask the question: Gimme A Call is the prefect example of her talent. She questioned her older self, took risks – some with better results than others – and at the end of the day, was the wiser of the two: It’s kind of like cheating at your life when you can go back and fix all your problems.

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