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You All The Best JarredAll the Best jarred It kicked up a iot of emotions each word a lash wrenching out your breath and dealing blows to your insides Benjamin De Backer buoyant with hopes of swift acceptance is breath and dealing blows to your insides Benjamin De Backer buoyant with hopes of swift acceptance is on coming out as non binary to their parents The eader is spared the immediate fallout but the imagination conjures up enough horrors What we see is Benjamin s life as if held aloft by their own hand and in an instant it spun away from them Benjamin barefoot feeling like a stray helium balloon drifting on the currents as they walked to a payphone to call an estranged sister they haven t seen or spoken to in a decadeHope The Art of Slow Writing: Reflections on Time, Craft, and Creativity roots faintly in Benjamin s heart when their sister and her husband welcome them to their home But every hour some new bruise was upon Benjamin some new ache always weary always burdened The ground beneath them has never felt precarious and their life has become a cold sinking tangle of fear and anger and doubt Their parentsejection scratched at them and they were wearying under the burden of constantly coming out to everyone and then dreading their eaction Benjamin seemed to be in a lull a strange pocket of emptiness into which no one came and they were never threatened But with the support of their best friend who is a non binary Muslim immigrant and a burgeoning friendship with their classmate Nathan who was like cheer in a bottle Benjamin feels the shiver of a new hope forming a new space opening up wide enough for them to stand in Maybe some enewed vestige of life was in them yet the last tatters of Benjamin s hopes blooming afreshMason Deaver the debut author of this book is nonbinary themself and Benjamin s story had come crawling out of their own heart The auth. When Ben De Backer comes out to their parents as nonbinary they're thrown out of their house and forced to move in with their estranged older sister Hannah and her husband Thomas whom Ben has never even met Struggling with an anxiety disorder compounded by their parents' ejection they come out only Or s voice is simultaneously tender and
reverent but it also falls like an axe blade sharp and severing The novel s cold touchbut it also falls like an axe blade sharp and severing The novel s cold touch like fingertips slipping beneath your clothes and wrapping around your heart making turmoil bubble up through the tightness in your chest before it catches you up in a soft opened warmth I do not doubt that this story is going to be cathartic for a lot of eaders and I m glad it existsWith that being said my primary critiue of Deaver s single minded coming of age novel is a longing for this unnameable thing that slips from my brain like sand held in an open palm The book s heart and dazzle does not always help it overcome much of its dryness I was often threatened by a sense of ennui as for most of the novel
THE PLOT JUST PLODS ALONG AND IT ISN Tplot just plods along and it isn t before Benjamin s voice grows distant like far off waves Deaver builds believable secondary characters but they beg for page time The development of familial attachments alongside omantic
platonic ones have carried a lot vivacity but the author plays it close to the chest I found myself many times wishing this scene or that conversation fully played out because instead of parlaying them the author often only gives you just a glimpse and then they e off unning to the next thing Again I wanted but some moments never come to fruitionThat is not to say of course that there s nothing lovely in I Wish You All the Best The story which is a gentle but unyielding eminder that the body s need to speak its truth is primal and profound and that compassion and love can overcome intolerance warmed the cockles of my heart Benjamin s journey put so much hope in me and I m glad I picked up this book I hope many eaders find their way to Deaver. O Hannah Thomas and their therapist and try to keep a low profile in a new schoolBut Ben's attempts to survive the last half of senior year unnoticed are thwarted when Nathan Allan a funny and charismatic student decides to take Ben under his wing As Ben and Nathan's friendship grows their feelings fo.and platonic ones
S novel for it will doubtless change a lot of lives wishlist blog twitter tumblr A soft sweet and incredibly important story about a non binary teen finding their voice This book is going to be so important to so many people this was a powerful ead about identity complex family issues and i loved it so much it was pretty hard for me to ead since it was a little triggering the anxiety and depression ep is so accurate so i had to Hume on Religion read it slowly but this story means a lot to me and i know it means a lot to so many others too especially non binary teens i highlyecommend it cw anxiety depression child abuse misgendering homophobia This was suUuUuUuUuch a great ead I learned so much and also just fell head over heels for these characters What an important bookTW misgendering homophobia anxiety depression whatever happens I wish you all the best Ben De Backer THIS WAS EVERYTHING This is such a groundbreaking YA Book Following A Non Binary Teen That Is Genuinely Going following a non binary teen that is genuinely going change lives It was sadder than I expected with of a family focus ather than City Schools: Lessons from New York romance but Ieally loved what it was doing and how it covered so much in such a short time Ben was a great main character I liked that their The Widow's Lawman reactions seemedealistic for the
and I felt they were a character that existed ather than was necessarily designed to be liked or a teaching Nathansituation and I felt they were a character that existed ather than was necessarily designed to be liked or a teaching
Was A Huge Angela huge angel I loved him I just wish there were interactions between Ben and Nathan to build their chemistry and elationship though I do love their omance Overall this is a wonderful and necessary book that tackled a lot of issues around homophobia transphobia living as a non binary person and ueer experiences big God Gave Me a Mulligan: A Journalist's Life in War and Peace recemmondand maybe biggereview to com. R each other begin to change and what started as a disastrous turn of events looks like it might just be a chance to start a happier new lifeAt turns heartbreaking and joyous I Wish You All the Best is both a celebration of life friendship and love and a shining example of hope in the face of adversit.