Award-winning writer Patrick Ness's bold and irreverent novel powerfully reminds us that there are many different types of remarkable.
What if you weren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul eating ghosts, or whatever this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you were 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 might just be the God of mountain lions...
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2016
- 129 x 198 x 24mm
Patrick Ness' "The Rest of Us Just Live Here" has an intriguing concept that is one of a typical adventure novel but follows the characters who aren't the chosen ones. Mikey explains from a hilarious point of view on what it's like to live in a world where there is a mystical battle between the forces of good and evil, but all he wants to do is just get through the end of highschool. - Hannah (QBD)