In honor of the release of Don't Even Think About It By: Sarah Mylnowski I wanted to share what I would do if I had telepathic powers.
So it's funny that this topic is something I am discussing today because my boyfriend and I were just talking about this, same topic. Telepathic powers is something that I would be hesitant to have. The reason that I would have a hard time with this is because I don't know if I would want to know everything that the people around me are thinking.
I know if I could read people's I would try to use my powers for good but, I think that everyone would probably use it in some no so good ways at the same time. I mean I definitely would want to know what my boss was thinking and sometimes knowing what is going in his head because at times I have absolutely no idea.
I also know that at work knowing exactly what my boss and co-workers are thinking would be an advantage, it would definitely make me job easier and I would love to know exactly what everyone was thinking about me and what they wanted from me although, I do think that you would have to get tough skin to be able to handle this power. People's thoughts are something very personal and private and knowing what they are thinking may hurt your feelings so I definitely think it would be a power that would teach you to be more humble and help you not take yourself too seriously.
Published: March 11th, 2014
ABOUT DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT:
We weren't always like this. We used to be average New York City high school sophomores. Until our homeroom went for flu shots. We were prepared for some side effects. Maybe a headache. Maybe a sore arm. We definitely didn't expect to get telepathic powers. But suddenly we could hear what everyone was thinking. Our friends. Our parents. Our crushes. Now we all know that Tess is in love with her best friend, Teddy. That Mackenzie cheated on Cooper. That, um, Nurse Carmichael used to be a stripper.
Since we've kept our freakish skill a secret, we can sit next to the class brainiac and ace our tests. We can dump our boyfriends right before they dump us. We know what our friends really think of our jeans, our breath, our new bangs. We always know what's coming.
Some of us will thrive. Some of us will crack. None of us will ever be the same. So stop obsessing about your ex. We're always listening.
“A tour-de-force comic narration that will leave you gasping in awe—if you ever catch your breath from laughing.”—E. Lockhart, author of We Were Liars
"Mlynowski continues to make comedy look easy in this smart and frequently hilarious novel, which features a collective first-person narrative that fits the premise like a glove... Filled with heartbreak, hilarity, and some brutal truths, Mlynowski’s novel will leave readers thinking about the gaps between our private and public selves and the lies we tell others and ourselves." --Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
"Mlynowski hits all the right notes. There's enough levity to keep readers laughing, but this is far from fluff--the real-life commotions are engaging, and the characters are fully developed. The story is funny, sweet and true to life, as readers have come to expect from Mlynowski. Her teens are emotional without being drama queens, amusing but not twee. A perfect read."--RT Book Reviews
ABOUT SARAH MLYNOWSKi:
Sarah is the author of the Magic in Manhattan and Whatever After series, as well as Gimme a Call, Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have), Milkrun, and more.
Her books have been translated into twenty-nine languages and optioned to Hollywood. Sarah was born in Montreal but now lives and writes in New York City.