The She Code (New Adult Contemporary)

The She Code (New Adult Contemporary)

by Chris Marie Green

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BN ID: 2940148542124
Publisher: TKA Distribution
Publication date: 08/16/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

Chris Marie Green is the author of the urban fantasy Vampire Babylon series from Ace/Penguin Books. As Christine Cody, she also wrote the supernatural post-apocalyptic Western Bloodlands trilogy. Beginning in February, 2014, her new series, Jensen Murphy: Ghost for Hire, will debut with Roc. (First book is called ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG.) She also writes romance as RITA-nominated Crystal Green.

When Chris isn't knee-deep in creating fantasy worlds, she spends her time devouring all the pop culture available to her and avoiding international incidents while traveling.

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The She Code 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Lovz-Books More than 1 year ago
Mandy is a girl who is into comics and refers to her admission of pop culture as "going into geek mode." So, basically, she's a nerd. I like her! The She Code mirrors the lives of wild wolves and the world is full of them. Just like when you were in school, work has their groups. Well, working for a company that publishes comics, you have your "all-male artist" (of course,) number crunchers, and female admin. Mandy is a receptionist. "Witness an art degree in action." "Women are still a minority in this industry, since comics have a rep for catering to boys and their toys." (19) So relatable! You can't help but adore Mandy. She's quirky, funny, smart, and imaginative, but she's also shy, especially when it comes to boys. She's like a child whose idea of fun is watching TV in her jammies or playing video games. Too cool! But, just like the rest of us, she has fears and doubts. "Once I put the professional blue pencil to paper, I'd have to face the questions: What if I wasn't good enough? What if I couldn't get beyond run-of-the-mill and into something better?" (63) Ah, the struggle of an artist is all too real. I also loved the comics in the book. I especially liked that her comic book character, Luka, inspired her to be brave. "Mandy Halsey, head in the clouds, stuck on so much fantasy in her life because reality killed." (175) This is an engaging tribute to girl power! Witty, endearing, and inspires you to "do what you wanna do."