Holding Up the Universe

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Holding Up the Universe

Holding Up the Universe

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The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. You’ll read teens who actually sound like teens and have their share of dickish moments and you’ll get to experience a relatable first crush rather than instalove and laugh out loud when Libby says things like: “I want to lean in and get a whiff of him and rest my head on his should or maybe make out with his neck” while slow dancing with a boy. It’s just a badly written “love story” where 2 characters act like idiots and then “fall in love” despite there being no chemistry. There were a few things like that: moments where both characters seemed to display traits solely for the purpose of just having these problems in the book, not because it added to the story. But don't you dare make others feel uncomfortable or put them down because they actually want to READ THE BOOK FIRST BEFORE JUDGING IT, because WE actually have the decency to not be biased and go into a book with an open mind instead of making assumptions.

Libby's] courage and body-positivity make for a joyful reading experience - The New York Times You may also be interested in.

Sure, exploring the challenges of attitudes that may be put to the person with that condition, and also exploring the fears, doubts, that person may have with that experience is essential and necessary, but you have to be careful about exploring it, because it can easily become a point where you become reductive in detailing that person's experience(s). She’s spent a lot of her young adult life getting healthy and she is nowhere near thin, but she’s happy with herself. Now 302 pounds lighter, she's ready to go back to high school and be someone different, someone with tremendous possibilities, new friends, maybe even someone that a guy could fall in love with.

When I went to bed after finishing it, I couldn't stop thinking about Libby and Jack and their story. Jack's story was very interesting, I knew little to nothing about face blindness before reading this book. One of Jennifer Niven’s main points was that people need to look past others’ weight or conditions to see the person underneath, but she seemed to do exactly that by not giving the characters proper personalities.That seems impossible to me, but I guess this book never was about the reality of the issues it offered up. to fall in love with each other and it's so blatantly obvious even if the characters have next to no chemistry and are "instaplaced" with each other - there's your problem right there.



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