Sixteen-year-old Anthony serves up a comic menu of love, betrayal, and revenge after taking a job at the local burger joint. Now in paperback with a striking new. Burger Wuss. A comedy of romance and revenge, set in a burger restaurant. Anthony has never been able to stand up for himself — that is, not until his girlfriend. Burger Wuss by M. T. Anderson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Now in paperback with a striking new cover! The main wues I enjoyed about this book is how relatable it is because it is very realistic to the life a teenager trying to navigate uwss way through the world. I would be hesitant to recommend this book. Getting the job was the first part. Its protagonist is a nebbishy loser who never gets the girl but spends his time brooding over his revenge against a Neanderthalic rival and striving to retrieve his sluttish girlfriend.

Return to Book Page. I didn’t understand the “revenge” part either. Oct 03, Bryson Raymond rated it really liked it.

Sep 12, Pages Young Adult. When Anthony’s girlfriend chooses to make out with Turner at a party, Anthony hatches an elaborate revenge plot.

Burger Wuss : M. T. Anderson :

The bufger day Anthony started working, I have read many books in my life and this one particularly stood out to me. Tides of the Dark Crystal 3. At first, I tried to steal the plot of one of the old plays directly.

Burger Wuss by M. He didn’t have much character and I felt kind of disconnected from the story.

Burger Wuss

Now in paperback with a striking new cover! Well of course the main character was really well done, but everyone else in the book At the time I wrote Burger WussI was studying something called Jacobean revenge tragedy — these crazed, murderous plays written in England around Ninth Grade Slays 2.


Wuss no more, Anthony gets into fights, steals a promotional condiment dump, and creates a bona-fide fiasco involving Burger Queen, O’Dermott’s rival restaurant. Usually in books everything goes according to plan and there are not many surprises but this kept the surprises coming.

Anderson explores the American teenage summer party scene of work, parties, sex, and drinking. It begins with getting a job at the fast-food restaurant where Turner a.

Burger Wuss | M.T. Anderson

She just started writing and then figured things out as she went burgerr. Some funny references at the burger joints to their work ethics and interviews, workers’ roles and supervisors’ attitudes.

It might not be so useful for books that are more interior — studies of character and so on.

I just found it annoying and the lesson wasn’t profound enough or deeply embedded enough to redeem the novel. It read so phony and was highly, highly irritating.

Feb 06, Drake marked it as to-read Recommends it for: LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I would have been yelling at Turner or looking at him like he was dumb.

I feel like it would probably be more appealing to adolescent boys than girls. Sixteen-year-old Anthony serves up a comic menu of love, betrayal, and revenge after taking a job at the local burger joint. The plan was to simply frame Turner for pulling pranks on the rival fast food operation, Burger Queen. Then he had to become friends with the guy who made out with his girl and now is his coworker.


Anderson is the typical teenage male voice.

Oct 14, Joe Santoli rated it it was ok. Here are adolescent flailings in all their true messiness. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. He decides to get revenge on the guy, Turner, who “stole” her, even though Turner had used her for a one night stand. It has a lot of humor that I think young boys would enjoy and burgeg story is about a bhrger who wants to get revenge and does a bunch of things that boys might think are cool or they might be able to relate to because Anthony is kind of an outcast.

But that is what lures me in as a young reader.


Did somebody say McSatire? This book was recommended to me by my teachers and once I heard what they had to say about it I was hooked.

Paperbackpages. Turner is seen as the antagonist throughout the book. Read during an impressionable time and made me really insecure about dating girls and relationships. But for a book it was alright and I really liked in the book how Anthony main character never stood up for himself until finally when he girlfriend was taken he decided burver man up and stand up for himself.