Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Book - 2015
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Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed.
Publisher: Penguin Books, 2015.
Branch Call Number: PBK
Notes: Also known as Love, Simon.
Precedes: Leah on the offbeat.

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A well-loved story about Simon - a teenager firmly in the closet at his high-school - his anonymous pen pal and their budding romance. There's blackmail, sassy best-friends, and drama backstage at the school musical in this quick witted and hilarious book. Also available as an eBook and downloada... Read More »

Want something nice and relatable? Love, Simon (aka Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda) is a lovely contemporary coming out story. While not necessarily causing one to laugh out loud, the main characters descriptions of the situations he finds himself in are sure to bring a smile to your face.

Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed.

Alina's pick: I suspect I am the last person on earth to read this, but I finally got hold of a copy and it's just as sweet and funny as I expected.


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sapphicatthedisco
Nov 20, 2016

sapphicatthedisco thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Apr 22, 2015

kates5 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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Apr 26, 2015

So good and so totally accurate. It's so believable and true to real life but never gets too cynical or pessimistic. It's a love story at heart, but it's just as importantly a story about family, friendship and coming of age.

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sapphicatthedisco
Nov 20, 2016

Sexual Content: some kissing and making out, and sexual references, but not too bad

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