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"The Rest of Us Just Live Here" by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here cover

What if you aren’t the Chosen One?

The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death?

What if you’re like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again.

Because sometimes there are problems bigger than this week’s end of the world, and sometimes you just have to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life.

Even if your best friend is worshipped by mountain lions...

Other representation: #LGBTQIA #Gay #Biracial

Publication date: #August2015 #2015year

Awards won: Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominee (2017), Lincoln Award Nominee (2018), Carnegie Medal Nominee (2016), YA Book Prize Nominee (2016), Premio El Templo de las Mil Puertas Nominee, Mejor novela extranjera independiente (2016)


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