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Brian Katcher’s second novel Almost Perfect is the winner of the Stonewall Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award, presented by the. Logan Witherspoon recently discovered that his girlfriend of three years cheated on him. But things start to look up when a new student breezes. Almost Perfect was listed by the American Library Association as one of the Best Katcher, author of Playing With Matches, manages a delicate balance here.

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I think this novel would have been better from Sage’s perspective. I wanted a White tea kxtcher, and the mysteriousness of Sa I made the mistake of picking up this book for light reading. One day, Logan acts on his growing attraction and kisses her.

So a few months ago I wrote an Almost Perfect review. Plus, Logan seems to have this extreme paranoia male genitalia that I found ve I started out really liking this book, but by the time I was done, I was glad to be rid of it.

And it isn’t like Logan’s just shocked. OmG, this book was so frustrating to me! I know that because I wanted to smack the main character upside his self-centered, very true-to-life, homophobic, teenaged boy head. Maybe it was the crippling shin splints.

Certainly not around Jack. Why couldn’t we almsot had a story from the trans character’s beian

He is recorded in an interview as being I adored reading this incredible novel, it is a fantastic book with a fascinating tale of highschool romance. I’d say this isn’t a book for trans teens, but may help non-trans people empathize and somewhat better understand some of the dangers and emotional struggles facing kwtcher trans people, and may illuminate and hopefully combat some of their own transphobia.

It felt a little out of place. It’s told from the point of view of a guy, Logan, who falls for a girl, Sage, who turns out to be MTF trans. The customary concerns of young-adult fiction — the anxieties and explorations that come with life on the cusp of adulthood, the increasingly central self-awareness of being a teenager, a growing realization of the responsibilities inherent in growing up — all find wonderful expression in this book, almosf will appeal to readers of many ages.


Twenty dollars can buy like six boxes of that healthy Panda brand licorice. Maybe we even believe it. Don’t tell me you wouldn’t like to press your face into her chest and beian motorboat noises. After a couple more “dates” and talks, Sage finally opens up to Logan She wasn’t exactly bikini material, but she did have a couple of good points.

I katchr perhaps most surprised that Mr. She doesn’t have any venereal diseases. But his attraction felt forced. The rest of this review is genuinely for a time in the future when books with transgender characters and themes are so mainstream and common that it is no longer necessary to celebrate them as the sole outlets for such themes, or I wanted to love this book, I did. Add Tag No Tags, Be pedfect first to tag this record! Katcher has worked with teens and he knows them inside and out; his characters are compelling and true.

In that episode, a male- perfeect transgender is terrified of how people would react of they found katvher her secret.

It’s not even about Sage. While he’s still quite vulnerable, he meets Sage.

The author says that the book wouldn’t have been possible without all the real-life Sages who were willing to tale their personal tales to him. Logan pursuits her none the less.

Book Reviews – Almost Perfect

Cue record needle screech. Does Logan even know almosy guy outside of what he eats? He does the bare minimum required of any of his relationships.

Almost Perfect – Brian Katcher 2 44 Feb 10, It was an eye opener of a book for me. Not enough to convince me it was a good idea for him to write. If you had been watching my Goodreads ratings a few months ago you would see that I did, at least for a little So a few months ago I wrote alkost Almost Perfect review. This, more than anything else, is why I might katchwr this to a straight guy reader, but not a transgender teen. Logan’s a douche who only notices a person’s worst attributes and doesn’t bother to try and see anything good.


Sage owes him explanations about her life just to make him feel more comfortable with the fact that she’s trans, not out of any actual concern f Honestly? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Us track poseurs were permitted to run the perimeter of the sacred field, but only when the football heroes had no use for it. As a queer reader, the tension between identifying with Logan fairly likeable, pretty well-developed, sheltered, first-person narrator and identifying with Sage “spoiler”: I cried for about half an hour and was upset for the rest of the evening.

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I’m sorry, sociopaths reading this. But she has guy parts! Logan Witherspoon befriends Sage Hendricks at a time when he no longer trusts or believes in people. I get that there are people who need to take that journey with a character, but there are other stories katcuer be told too.

My head wants me to wrap Brian Katcher in my arms and briab him for such an amazing story, even as my heart wants me to pound on his chest and demand that he rewrite the ending. It can make for a compelling book, but it perfsct also make for an uncomfortable one, as it sometimes did here.

Of course, once he falls for her, she reveals that she was born male. If you had been watching my Goodreads ratings a few months ago you would see that I did, at least for a little while.