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Patrick Ness

Ness’ (The Rest of Us Just Live Here, 2015) most ambitious work yet follows seventeen-year-old Adam Thorn through one eventful day that will change his life forever. Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his creepy boss, and his own unrequited love for his ex-boyfriend Enzo, it seems as though Adam’s life is falling apart. At least he has two people to keep him sane: his new boyfriend Linus and his best friend, Angela. But all day long, old memories and new heartaches come crashing together, throwing Adam’s life into chaos. Yet in spite of everything, he tries to move on and find the courage to stay true to himself.