Be More Chill is the story of a guy in high school who gets a pill that makes him cool. The pill is called a "squip"--it's actually a quantum computer that lives in your brain and gives you real-time social advice. The kid is named Jeremy Heere.
"A fresh, spontaneous and original voice. It's fun, wacky, outrageous. I just couldn't stop reading."
-- Judy Blume
Be More Chill was the first young adult book ever selected for the Today Show Book Club:
For more about the squip campaign that ran from 2004-2005 to support the book, watch the squip video (warning: it may take a while to load).
For more about the scientific plausibility of the squip, check the squip watch.
Teen Angst? Naaah... (2010) [Paperback] [Kindle]
September 14, 2010
The 2010 edition of Teen Angst? Naaah..., published by Random House, contains an afterword written by me in 2009 as well as revised footnotes.
The book does not have illustrations (as do the twoearlier editions).
On February 29, 2012, the 2010 edition was released on Kindle.
Readers of the book may be interested in two videos related to it: