I've only just gotten around to reading this book after knowing the author for a couple years, and I wish I hadn't waited. A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend by Emily Horner is a YA novel that explores grief, transformation, and sexuality. The prose is snappy and insightful, the characters so believably trapped in the teenage process of navigating change. It's also gay, antiauthoritarian, and low key about relationship anarchy.
The book might be hard to find, but read it if you can!
@beezyal Oh, hey, ebook available at my library :)
I've lowkey been wanting to read something YA and/or relationshippy for a bit not.
@starkatt I really hope you like it! I know this thread is me plugging friends, but this is genuinely one of the best books I've read in *ages*
If you do like it, remember her name, bc she'll hopefully have another book out within a couple years, and this one is going to be very very good.
@beezyal I'm only a few pages in and really enjoying the voice so far :)
@beezyal ...dang, well, I sure just did read that in a single sitting!
Thank you for the recommendation!
@starkatt oh wow! That's a lot of emotions for one sitting. I'm glad to have given a successful recommendation 💜
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