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Fans of the Impossible LifeFans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa (Balzer + Bray, 8 September 2015)

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FANS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE LIFE is gorgeously written and depicts something curiously new in YA: instead of your standard love triangle, we have three people who all have romantic and/or sexual feelings for each other in some way. And Scelsa handles this so deftly and beautifully.

Jeremy goes to St Francis Prep; an incident at school the year before has made him a loner who avoids talking to anybody else. But Jeremy loves art, and when he's encouraged by his favourite teacher to start an art club, he has to get ten signatures from other students. Mira's is the first one he gets. She's a new student at St Francis who suffers from depression. Her best friend is Sebby, a gay boy who lives in a foster home and doesn't go to school at all; the two of them met in the psych ward in hospital ten months ago, each with their own demons to battle. When Jeremy talks to Mira and Sebby for the first time, he feels instantly drawn to the two of them. Together, the three of them form an intense friendship and aim to live the impossible life: a defiant life of magic and magnificence in an otherwise sad and terrifying world.

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