(I Wish You All the Best) PDF/EPUB ✓ Mason Deaver
L 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 glad I picked up this I hope many readers find their way to Deaver 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 read about identity complex family issues and i loved it so much it was pretty hard for me to read since it was a little triggering the anxiety and depression rep is so accurate so i had to read it slowly but this story means a lot to me and i know it means a lot to so many others too specially non binary teens i highly recommend it cw anxiety depression child abuse misgendering homophobia This was suUuUuUuUuch a great read 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 to change lives It was sadder than I xpected with of a family focus rather than romance but I really loved what was
doing and how it covered so much in such a short time Ben was a great character and how it covered so much in such a short time Ben was a great main character liked that their reactions seemed realistic for the situation and I felt they were a character that xisted rather than was necessarily designed to be liked or a teaching mechanism Nathan was a huge angel and I loved him. R Obsession each other begin to change and what started as a disastrous turn ofvents 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 xample of hope in the face of adversit.
download ½ Book or Kindle PUB ✓ Mason DeaverThe beginning of I Wish You All the Best jarred me It kicked up a riot of motions ach word a lash wrenching out your breath and dealing blows to your insides Benjamin De Backer buoyant with hopes of swift acceptance is planning on coming out as non binary to their parents The reader is spared the immediate fallout but the imagination conjures up nough 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 All Roads Lead Home estranged sister they haven t seen or spoken to in a decadeHope roots faintly in Benjamin s heart when their sister and her husband welcome them to their home Butvery 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 parents rejection scratched at them and they were wearying under the burden of constantly coming out to veryone and then dreading their reaction Benjamin seemed to be in a lull a strange pocket of mptiness into which no one came and they were never threatened But with the support of their best friend who a non binary Muslim immigrant and a burgeoning friendship with their classmate Nathan who
Was Like In Alike in a Benjamin feels the shiver of a new hope forming a new space opening up wide nough for them to stand in Maybe some renewed vestige of life was in them yet the last tatters of Benjamin s hopes blooming afreshMason Deaver the debut 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 stranged older sister Hannah and her husband Thomas whom Ben has never ven met Struggling with an anxiety disorder compounded by their parents' rejection they come out only Uthor of this book is nonbinary themself and Benjamin s story had
come crawling out of their own heart The author voice iscrawling out their own heart The author s voice is tender and reverent but it also falls like an axe blade sharp and severing The novel s cold touch is 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 readers and I m glad it xistsWith 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 nnui as for most of the novel the plot just plods along and it isn t long 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 romantic and platonic ones could 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 re off running 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 reminder that the body s need to speak its truth is prima. 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. ,