What if God were a teenage boy?
In the beginning, Bob created the heavens and the earth and the beasts of the field and the creatures of the sea, and twenty-five million other species (including lots of cute girls). But mostly he prefers eating junk food and leaving his dirty clothes in a heap at the side of his bed.
Every time he falls in love, Earth erupts in natural disasters, and it's usually Bob's beleaguered assistant, Mr. B., who is left cleaning up the mess. So humankind is going to be very sorry indeed that Bob ever ran into a beautiful, completely irresistible girl called Lucy...
This book is brilliant! Meg Rosoff's prose is sharp, inventive, and consistently hilarious. If you're looking for a book that tries something new, stepping out of the parameters of most commercial fiction, this is a great place to start.
Seriously religious people will have problems with this book.