Thursday, July 10, 2014

Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
Rating: 5 stars
Source: Library
Buy the Book: Amazon
Summary: "Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be."

Review: This review is going to be very short, and, in a bizarre twist that has nothing to do with Saenz's novel, is going to sound a bit like Shel Silverstein.  

If you have parents, you should probably read this book.

If you have a friend, you should probably read this book.

If you've ever made mistakes, or defended someone, or felt helpless, or been comforted, or lied, or wanted to kiss someone, or cried, or felt alone, or loved, you should probably read this book.

If you are a human, you should probably read this book.*

Bottom Line:  You should probably read this book.

*Due to language and some drug use and violence, I would recommend this to all humans over the age of 16.

2 comments:

  1. Definitely one of my favourite books. Glad you enjoyed it. Great review! :)

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    1. Oh good, glad you liked it too! I really loved it, in case you couldn't tell. :)

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