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review Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe #1 ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ð A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author BeP the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be. Here's to Sam for being the coolest dad of the universe

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Of looking at the world When the two meet at the swimming pool they seem to have nothing in common But as the loners start spending time together they discover that they share a special friendshi. “The summer sun was not meant for boys like me Boys like me belonged to the rain”I've heard so many good things about this novel and seen it all over Tumblr I wanted to read this so badly which is why I finally finally got my hands on a copy and started reading right away I also finished reading it right awayMy thoughtsWell first of all I love the way I can identify with Ari and Dante but especially with Ari Sometimes his stubbornness got on my nerves and I wanted to shake him and tell him that he should just go and love Dante But on the other hand everything just felt so realWhich leads me to my second point about how I kept on reading and nodding my head smiling about how true some statements and feelings pictured in the novel felt The thing is Sáenz does not try to be philosophical and poetic He doesn't have toThird you can see how Ari grows In the beginning he is a 15 year old boy he talks like a 15 year old boy he thinks like one But as he grows older he learns and experiences things especially through Dante he changes I just want to state that this novel is a perfect example of character developmentWhat bothered me just a little is the ending Yes it's happy and lovely and that's what I wished for but I had the feeling that everything went too fast Particularly the revelations about the pastAnd also I am kind of angry Why whywhywhy couldn't we read about their happy ever after I mean I've been waiting for this the whole time and now I don't even get two whole pages of AriDante as a couple Not fair I want need a seuelRereadI'm still very much in love with this book There may have been something in my eyes they got a little tearyUpdateWe're getting a seuel Someone must have heard my prayersFind of my books on Instagram

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe #1A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison Dante is a know it all who has an unusual way. YA realistic fictionThis book has won so many awards I could barely see the cover under all the stickers After reading it I understood why it gets so much praise Sáenz tells the story of two young men Aristotle “Ari” Mendoza and Dante uintana growing up in El Paso Texas during the 1980s We follow their lives from age fifteen to seventeen watching their relationship slowly grow change and strengthen Told from Ari’s point of view the novel is crafted in short lyrical chapters The prose sings The dialogue is pitch perfect The story is uiet and gentle but it pulls the reader through the narrative beautifullyAri has loving parents though his father silently bears the traumas of the Vietnam War keeping him distant from his son Ari’s sisters are a generation older making him feel like the family mascot rather than an eual sibling Most troubling of all the family has erased all traces of Ari’s older brother whom he barely remembers who went to prison for a violent crime Ari longs to know and feels betrayed by his parents’ silence Overall Ari feels like his life “is a story written by someone else” a sentiment I suspect many teens can relate toAri has no real friends nor does he want any but in the summer of his fifteen year he meets Dante at the swimming pool and Dante offers to teach him how to swim They bond initially over their unusual names but soon they are spending the bulk of their time together We follow them through funny episodes horrific accidents and tragic losses watching their awkward and tentative friendship turn into the sort of bond that will challenge what Ari believes about himself and his capacity for loveI won’t give away the ending but I kept thinking about it long after I finished the book It didn’t end the way I expected it to perhaps because of my own point of view and life experience but I now see it ended the only way it could as Ari learns how to reject the story others have written for him and write his life himself This would be a great book club choice to spur discussions about identity and acceptance Highly recommended I found this book thanks to the website ueer Books for Teens