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Fans of the impossible life

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A captivating and profound debut novel about complicated love and the friendships that have the power to transform you forever, perfect for fans of Nina LaCour and of The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Mira is starting over at Saint Francis Prep. She promised her parents she would at least try to pretend that she could act like a functioning human this time, not a girl who can't get out of bed for days on end, who only feels awake when she's with Sebby.

Jeremy is the painfully shy art nerd at Saint Francis who's been in self-imposed isolation after an incident that ruined his last year of school. When he sees Sebby for the first time across the school lawn it's as if he's been expecting this blond, lanky boy with a mischief glinting in his eye.

Sebby, Mira's gay best friend, is a boy who seems to carry sunlight around with him . Even as life in his foster home starts to take its toll, Sebby and Mira together craft a world of magic rituals and impromptu road trips, designed to fix the broken parts of their lives.

As Jeremy finds himself drawn into Sebby and Mira's world, he begins to understand the secrets that they hide in order to protect themselves, to keep each other safe from those who don't understand their quest to live for the impossible.

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Level 4.6, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 730L
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Grouping Author scelsa kate
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-20 00:44:57AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-20 02:12:55AM

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subject_facet Best friends, Best friends -- Fiction, Bullies -- Fiction, Bullying -- Fiction, Dysfunctional families, Family problems -- Fiction, Foster home care, Foster home care -- Fiction, Friendship, Friendship -- Fiction, Gays, Gays -- Fiction, Mental illness, Mental illness -- Fiction
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topic_facet Best friends, Bullies, Bullying, Dysfunctional families, Family problems, Foster home care, Friendship, Gays, Mental illness, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature