Review: Fakebook by Dave Cicirelli

Published: 2013
By: Sourcebooks
Source: Borrowed
Format: Paperback
ISBN:  9781402284151

Goodreads

xx

An awesome book about a guy, Dave Cicirelli, who realized how much social media has taken over our every day lives and wonders how much people post is really true. Thus conceiving the idea of “Fakebook”, in this case it’s using his current Facebook profile and creating a rousing adventure based wholly on lies.

He has quit his job, and has decided to trek across the country and “see-what-happens-along-the-way”; a lot happens, but not all for the good. Because everything was so “by-the-seat-of-his-pants”, Dave forgot some of the problems/consequences that would arise from doing something like that. Family freak outs. Friends inspired by the brazen attitude Fake Dave takes on as he winds up being enslaved by an Amish family, and when he runs away he manages to “abduct” the farmer’s daughter. Bar fights. Photoshopped images, and crazy back stories, Dave and Fake Dave take an interesting journey of self-realization, all while “Kate Fisher” is watching his moves and sending precious reminders to his front door.

In the end this book is filled with lots a interesting “thinker phrases”, you know, the philosophical ones that definitely makes you rethink your priorities. I enjoyed this book very much, and although I am not inspired enough to quit my own job like some of his Facebook friends had, it definitely gives a person something to think about.

3 Star

signature

Advertisements

About Black ' n Write Reviewer

Library Tech grad who is currently working on a BA in Political Science and filling all her time with books.
This entry was posted in Reviews and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Review: Fakebook by Dave Cicirelli

  1. Pingback: Monthly Wrap-Up (#14) | Black 'n Write

Let's get this conversation started!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s