Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

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Lenka Lavlinskaya
Lenka Lavlinskayaciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
Leah once said that she’d rather have people call her fat directly than have to sit there and listen to them talking shit about some other girl’s weight. I actually think I agree with that. Nothing is worse than the secret humiliation of being insulted by proxy.
Anindya K
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He talked about the ocean between people. And how the whole point of everything is to find a shore worth swimming to.
Diana Cat
Diana Catciteerde uit4 jaar geleden
“I like no endings,” I say. “I like things that don’t end.”
Diana Cat
Diana Catciteerde uit4 jaar geleden
White shouldn’t be the default any more than straight should be the default. There shouldn’t even be a default.
Diana Cat
Diana Catciteerde uit4 jaar geleden
music is always better than no music.
Anindya K
Anindya Kciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
“But probably a love story, right? Something Simonish, with a happy ending.”
“Why does no one ever believe I’m a cynic?”
Diana Cat
Diana Catciteerde uit4 jaar geleden
I think you’re cute and grammatical
highslows
highslowsciteerde uitvorig jaar
The aimlessness of mid-October afternoons.
Marina Ilyinykh
Marina Ilyinykhciteerde uit2 jaar geleden
I aim for the sweet spot of simplicity and badassery.
Ell
Ellciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
Do you ever feel locked into yourself? I’m not sure if I’m making sense here. I guess what I mean is that sometimes it seems like everyone knows who I am except me.
Anindya K
Anindya Kciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
“I like no endings,” I say. “I like things that don’t end.”
Anindya K
Anindya Kciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
that’s my family. Everything’s a freaking secret, because everything’s a big deal. Everything is like coming out.
Anindya K
Anindya Kciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
people really are like houses with vast rooms and tiny windows. And maybe it’s a good thing, the way we never stop surprising each other.
Anindya K
Anindya Kciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
I’m not sure if Bram knows that handing me his iPod is like handing me the window to his soul.
Anindya K
Anindya Kciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
But I scoot closer to Bram, until our arms are almost touching, and I can feel him twitch just slightly. Our pinkie fingers are maybe an inch apart, and it’s as if an invisible current runs between them.
Anindya K
Anindya Kciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
But you’re entitled to your emotions,
Иветта Лунгу
Иветта Лунгуciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
“Your heterosexist comments aren’t lightening the mood.”
Lenka Lavlinskaya
Lenka Lavlinskayaciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
And I can’t stop smiling. I mean, there are times when it’s actually more work not to smile.
Lenka Lavlinskaya
Lenka Lavlinskayaciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
The way I feel about him is like a heartbeat—soft and persistent, underlying everything.
Lenka Lavlinskaya
Lenka Lavlinskayaciteerde uit3 jaar geleden
So when the school day ends and nothing extraordinary has happened, it’s a tiny heartbreak.

Everyone who's ever been in love with a classmate knows the feeling.

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