A book very much “on” beat: Review of Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier’s best friend from the award-winning Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst. When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life isn’t always so rhythmic. An anomaly in her friend group, she’s … Continue reading A book very much “on” beat: Review of Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

"But there's this awfulness that comes when a guy thinks you like him. It's as if he's fully clothed and you're naked in front of him. It's like your heart suddenly lives outside your body, and whenever he wants, he can reach out and squeeze it. Unless he happens to like you back." Thank you … Continue reading The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli