More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera [Review]

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“From the shapes cast by the green paper lantern, you would never know that there were two boys sitting closely to one another trying to find themselves. You would only see shadows hugging, indiscriminate.”

Twenty-four pages in and I was already in love. Five stars can never express how incredible this book is.

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We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson [Review]

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“We’re not words, Henry, we’re people. Words are how others define us, but we can define ourselves any way we choose.”

I felt like this would have been my new favorite book but something went wrong somewhere along the way.

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz [Review]

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I wondered what that was like, to hold someone’s hand. I bet you could sometimes find all the mysteries of the universe in someone’s hands.

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Carry On by Rainbow Rowell [Book Review]

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When I read Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl, I fell in love with the fiction within the fiction. I was interested in Simon Snow’s world more than I cared for what happened to Cath and Levi. I wanted to get the full-course meal that is Simon and Baz rather than mere taste tests.

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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli [Review]

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As a side note, don’t you think everyone should have to come out? Why is straight the default? Everyone should have to declare one way or another, and it should be this big awkward thing whether you’re straight, gay, bi, or whatever.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda is a smart and funny book, with a set of characters full of life, vigor, and wit. Although some of them had trivial roles to play and were unnecessary to keep the story flowing continuously, it was still very entertaining throughout.

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