Everything's Amazing [sort of]: 06/20/16
Everything's Amazing [sort of] by Liz Pichon is the third of the Tom Gates series. It's writing in a mostly doodle format, very much like the Diary of a Whimpy Kid books, or Doodebug by Karen Romano Young.
I read this book in the context of the 2015-6 CYBILs for the middle grade fiction category. Keep in mind this book was going up against more text heavy, plot rich volumes. Really this book would have been better suited in the graphic novel category since it's more illustration than text.
Tom Gates is excited about entering his dog in a show, the upcoming School Disco, and of course, his birthday. His granny, though, wants to cook, and that's aparently a very bad thing. But it's a lot to throw at an unitiated person.
Take my rating with a grain of salt. This one star rating means I decided not to finish it. At a later date I will revist the series, starting with the first book, The Brilliant World of Tom Gates.