Holding up the universe

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A New York Times BestsellerFrom the author of the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places comes a heart-wrenching story about what it means to see someone&;and love someone&;for who they truly are.Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed &;America&;s Fattest Teen.&; But no one&;s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom&;s death, she&;s been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now, Libby&;s ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, and for EVERY POSSIBILITY LIFE HAS TO OFFER. In that moment, I know the part I want to play here at MVB High. I want to be the girl who can do anything.  Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin, too. Yes, he&;s got swagger, but he&;s also mastered the impossible art of giving people what they want, of fitting in. What no one knows is that Jack has a newly acquired secret: he can&;t recognize faces. Even his own brothers are strangers to him. He&;s the guy who can re-engineer and rebuild anything in new and bad-ass ways, but he can&;t understand what&;s going on with the inner workings of his brain. So he tells himself to play it cool: Be charming. Be hilarious. Don&;t get too close to anyone. Until he meets Libby. When the two get tangled up in a cruel high school game&;which lands them in group counseling and community service&;Libby and Jack are both pissed, and then surprised. Because the more time they spend together, the less alone they feel. . . . Because sometimes when you meet someone, it changes the world, theirs and yours.Jennifer Niven delivers another poignant, exhilarating love story about finding that person who sees you for who you are&;and seeing them right back."Niven is adept at creating characters. . . . [Libby's] courage and body-positivity make for a joyful reading experience." --The New York Times&;Holding Up the Universe . . . taps into the universal need to be understood. To be wanted. And that&;s what makes it such a remarkable read.&; &;TeenVogue.com, &;Why New Book Holding Up the Universe Is the Next The Fault in Our Stars&;"Want a love story that will give you all the feels? . . . You'll seriously melt!" &;Seventeen Magazine
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Grouping Titleholding up the universe
Grouping Authorjennifer niven
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
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authorJennifer Niven
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display_descriptionNo one takes the time to look past Libby Strout's weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom's death she picks up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now she's ready for high school, for new friends, for love-- for everything life has to offer. Jack Masselin's got swagger, he's mastered the impossible art of fitting in, and he has a newly acquired secret: he can't recognize faces. So he tries to never get too close to anyone. When the two get tangled up in a cruel high school game that which lands them in group counseling and community service, they make a connection. Will it be enough to change their worlds?
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ils:.b18321963BookBooksFirst edition.EnglishAlfred A. Knopf, [2016]391 pages ; 22 cm.
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subject_facetBrain -- Wounds and injuries -- Fiction
Obesity -- Fiction
Prosopagnosia -- Fiction
Romance fiction
title_displayHolding up the universe
title_fullHolding Up the Universe
Holding up the universe / Jennifer Niven
title_shortHolding up the universe
Romance fiction
Wounds and injuries
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature