The Last Girlfriend on Earth by Simon Rich

The Last Girlfriend on Earth

Simon Rich

Suppose all the men on earth thought like American College boys? Then these weird and wonderful love stories might just come true and the world might be well lost for love: at least until commitment appears on the horizon.
Simon Rich was a new author to me and thank goodness he's written lots more as he's seriously addictive.

Extract

He climbed inside the silver orb and flicked on the power switch. His plan was simple: travel back in time until this morning, find a new gift for Emily, and bring it to the present. But there were a couple of risks. There was a chance, for example, that using the machine would cause the universe to explode.

Parallels
  • The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence
  • Napoleon Dynamite - the film
  • Broken Doll by Neil Campbell