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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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it was amazing
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Such an amazing story about love, identity, and family. I really feel everyone should read this book.
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Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“I had a feeling there was something wrong with me. I guess I was a mystery even to myself.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“Words were different when they lived inside of you.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“And it seemed to me that Dante's face was a map of the world. A world without any darkness.

Wow, a world without darkness. How beautiful was that?”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“To be careful with people and with words was a rare and beautiful thing.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“I renamed myself Ari.

If I switched the letter, my name was Air.

I thought it might be a great thing to be the air.

I could be something and nothing at the same time. I could be necessary and also invisible. Everyone would need me and no one would be able to see me.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“Another secret of the universe: Sometimes pain was like a storm that came out of nowhere. The clearest summer could end in a downpour. Could end in lightning and thunder.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“I got to thinking that poems were like people. Some people you got right off the bat. Some people you just didn't get--and never would get.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“Maybe we just lived between hurting and healing.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“But love was always something heavy for me. Something I had to carry.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe


Reading Progress

March 11, 2014 – Shelved
March 11, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
April 20, 2014 – Started Reading
April 20, 2014 –
page 60
16.71%
April 21, 2014 –
page 160
44.57% "Uhhhhh This is soooo good"
April 22, 2014 –
page 234
65.18%
April 23, 2014 – Finished Reading
May 9, 2014 – Shelved as: books-owned-read
May 9, 2014 – Shelved as: favorites

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Nicole I want to read this so badly! Can't wait to hear your thoughts.


Emma This is one of my favorite books go all time! Glad you liked it!


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Maryam I'm super pumped to read this. Sounds like an awesome book.


gabb I loved this book! I was up from 2am to 8am reading this during the sumer haha I'm glad you enjoyed it as much as I did!


message 5: by Caryn (new)

Caryn I was so close to buy this book a couple days ago. But it sounds like you like this book. I'm gonna give a chance to read this book!


Shanique I Realy loved this book as well. I thought it was absolutely amazing.


Pocketem Yes this book was really amazing and beautiful I loved it.


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