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The Rest of Us Just Live Here - Patrick Ness
The Rest of Us Just Live Here
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Here’s a little quote from it: “Not everyone has to be the Chosen One. Not everyone has to be the guy who saves the world. Most people just have to live their lives the best they can … All the while knowing that the world makes no sense but trying to find a way to be happy anyway.”More info here. show more
Here’s a little quote from it: “Not everyone has to be the Chosen One. Not everyone has to be the guy who saves the world. Most people just have to live their lives the best they can … All the while knowing that the world makes no sense but trying to find a way to be happy anyway.”More info here.
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Edition language: English
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Line Bookaholic
Line Bookaholic rated it
3.0 The Rest Of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
Goodreads Read from November 10 to November 14. 3/5 stars This book had been on my TBR shelf for a really long time, and I decided to pick it up last week. It was also my first Patrick Ness book. It was refreshing, something a bit different than what I'm used to reading. Although the idea behind...
Malin
Malin rated it
4.0 #CBR8 Book 88: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
Growing up in a small town somewhere in America (schools, family-themed restaurant, lots of cars, a bunch of huge churches, a Wallmart, a couple of multiplexes, so many trees), Mikey and his sister Mel (don't call her Melinda) are just trying to get through their final year of high school, hoping th...
Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
3.0 The Rest of Us Just Live Here
Something is going down in a little rural suburb. The "indie kids" are all over it, saving the world for the umpteenth time in their special snowflaky way; meanwhile, the regular kids are just trying to stay out of the crossfire and muddle through everyday life -- with the added anxiety of hoping th...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
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I wasn’t sure how this one was going to go, but I ended up really liking it. It’s quite funny, and it has a really enjoyable and diverse cast of characters. I can only judge the representation of anxiety, but at least that part was done really, really well. And if you want a fun meta take on Chosen ...
TonyTalbot
TonyTalbot rated it
4.0 4/5: The Rest of us just Live Here
Mike isn't The Chosen One. He doesn't have to fight the basilisk in The Chamber of Secrets and he doesn't fancy the glowing vampire. He's just a teenager on the side lines, watching for the next thing to come along for the protagonist. Trying to be normal, in other words.There's a paradox I've come ...
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