Simon Vs The Homosapien Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Release Date: April 7, 2015
Page Count: 303 pages
Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual identity will become everyone’s business. Worse, the privacy of Blue, the pen name of the boy he’s been emailing, will be compromised.
With some messy dynamics emerging in his once tight-knit group of friends, and his email correspondence with Blue growing more flirtatious every day, Simon’s junior year has suddenly gotten all kinds of complicated. Now, change-averse Simon has to find a way to step out of his comfort zone before he’s pushed out—without alienating his friends, compromising himself, or fumbling a shot at happiness with the most confusing, adorable guy he’s never met.
I know I’m so late but I finally got around to reading this one and I LOVED this book! It was funny and cute and entertaining. I couldn’t stop smiling at the end. It gave me warm fuzzies because it made me so happy to see that Simon had such amazingly supportive friends and family.
Simon is hilarious. I love that the whole book is from his POV. His best friends are amazing and the romance is so sweet. I adored their emails. I’m pretty sure everyone has already read this book and if you haven’t, then what are you waiting for?? If you’re looking for a heart warming and fun book, do pick this up!
“Why is straight the default? Everyone should have to declare one way or another, and it shouldn’t be this big awkward thing whether you’re straight, gay, bi, or whatever. I’m just saying.”