Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

The Upside of Unrequited was the perfect YA contemporary novel. It has two adorable love stories, twin drama, and absolutely wonderful parents. Molly and Cassie are fraternal twins with lesbian moms and a little brother. All three kids have the same donor father, but the girls were carried by one mom, and their brother was carried by the other. Both girls are falling in love for the first time, but it isn’t going exactly as planned. Molly, the narrator of the story, has had a bunch of unrequited crushes, but she’s never had an actual relationship. When Cassie starts dating a new girl (whose name […]

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Review: Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan

Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan

The whole time I was listening to¬†Boy Meets Boy, I wasn’t sure what to make of it. It’s almost a futurist or fantasy type story. The high school and town portrayed in this book has an unusual amount of homosexual people in it, and the acceptance of these students is very idealistic. The beauty of this situation was that David Levithan was about to tell a story about gay teens without making it a story about coming out. That was pretty cool. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean that I loved this book. It was enjoyable, but it was too character driven for me. Not much actually […]

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