Series: Because You'll Never Meet Me

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Review “Because You’ll Never Meet Me” – Leah Thomas

August 13, 2015 Book Review, Initial Reaction 8

Review “Because You’ll Never Meet Me” – Leah ThomasBecause You'll Never Meet Me by Leah Thomas
Published on: July 2nd 2015
Published by: Bloomsbury
Pages: 344
Series: Because You'll Never Meet Me #1
Genre: YA Contemporary, YA SciFi
Format: eBook

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The Story(summary from Goodreads)

In a stunning literary debut, two boys on opposite ends of the world begin an unlikely friendship that will change their lives forever.

Ollie and Moritz are best friends, but they can never meet. Ollie is allergic to electricity. Contact with it causes debilitating seizures. Moritz’s weak heart is kept pumping by an electronic pacemaker. If they ever did meet, Ollie would seize. But Moritz would die without his pacemaker. Both hermits from society, the boys develop a fierce bond through letters that become a lifeline during dark times—as Ollie loses his only friend, Liz, to the normalcy of high school and Moritz deals with a bully set on destroying him.

A story of impossible friendship and hope under strange circumstances, this debut is powerful, dark and humorous in equal measure. These extraordinary voices bring readers into the hearts and minds of two special boys who, like many teens, are just waiting for their moment to shine.

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