Review: The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson.

“And even though I know that there’s a ton of stuff ahead I’m so terrified about I can’t breathe sometimes, tonight I can’t help but feel like no matter ¬†how hard it gets, everything might just be OK in the end.” – Lisa Williamson.

the art of being normalWow, I don’t know where to begin with this book. I have wanted to read it for a while, but the thing that finally encouraged me to pick it up was the Girl Gang Book Club as this was the book selected. Although I unfortunately didn’t read it in time for the chat over on twitter, I still tried to take part and over the weekend I finally finished it.

The Art of Being Normal is the story of two teens and it switches from each of their points of view about every other chapter. David is transgender; as depicted by the cover, he is a girl stuck in a boys body. Leo is the new kid in school and he’s trying to keep his distance from everyone, he’s trying to avoid making friends because Leo has his own secret he’s trying to hide…

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