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The climax is pretty ordinary though it does give an apt end to the story of Molly. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. She wants a real boyfriend, but is afraid of rejection. And if Molly can win him over, she’ll get her first kiss and she’ll get her twin back. Fat girls always have to be careful. Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. Anyway, enough rambling, let’s get to the ‘actual‘ review part. After Reid leaves, Molly goes to join them but finds only the photos with no Olivia and Cassie. ( Log Out /  To know this and much more, you’ve got to read The Upside of Unrequited yourself. Her mothers are finally getting married, her twin sister has a girlfriend, she has a new job and she is having her twenty-seventh crush on a guy. Molly Peskin-Suso is a teenager who, just like any other chubby teenage girl, suffers from self-image issues. I couldn’t bring myself to like Cassie – the sister who is always selfish and acting out. Being pretty doesn’t help her much especially when she is constantly reminded of her “heaviness” by people around her. But that’s pretty much it. Categories: Book Reviews, Fiction, YA Books Tags: Becky Albertalli, Book Review, The Upside of Unrequited. She worries suddenly Olivia might have had a crush on Reid and that she had hurt Olivia’s feelings. Molly is funny and cute, she is caring and sympathetic; very creative and Pinterest-y but even then, I sometimes found Molly ridiculously naïve and stupid. There’s only one problem: Molly’s coworker Reid. That aside, I kinda liked the easy-going-flow of the book. Becky Albertalli has a writing style that takes the reader into confidence right from the start. Or are commonly heard of. There are surely better books in the market but if somebody really wants to pick up a lazy Sunday young adult read, this book might turn out to be just what you are looking for. The Upside of Unrequited is one of those few novels that actually made me giddy. She simply doesn’t want to go down that lane. Because every now and then, most of the people Molly knew were either already bi/pansexual or suddenly turn out to be. Pick the book up if you are looking for an easy and simple coming-of-age Young Adult Fiction. Mother to Ahaana, Argo and Haachi. The pace of The Upside of Unrequited is flowy. He is a boy who is easily likeable and that, combined with the fact that he is a Tolkien nerd, was enough to influence me in his favour. She sends Olivia a text and discovers Olivia and Cassie are in Xavier’s room. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. In the end, as every fairy tale works out, Molly got her prince charming and everything turns out to be absolutely fine. Buy your copy of The Upside of Unrequited using the link below. This book is recommended to you ONLY and ONLY if you live in a country where same sex marriages are heard of. The Upside of Unrequited is Becky’s second novel but instead of going the linear way, I decided to read this one before I read Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda. The truth is Molly has always been scared of rejection. Like most girls her age, Molly is dealing with a great deal of change, including shifting familial relationships, a new job, and the prospect of finding her first love. Some of the other characters that manage to win my heart are Reid, Mina, Olivia, Nadine and Patty. Becky Albertalli’s 2017 novel The Upside of Unrequited tells the story of seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso as she attempts to navigate the challenges of life as a teenage girl. Required fields are marked *, {{#message}}{{{message}}}{{/message}}{{^message}}Your submission failed. It’s not a good thing to hold certain expectations from something or someone, now I know why. I saw Becky Albertalli’s ‘The Upside of Unrequited’ all over the internet, and was so excited to dive into it. Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. In The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli, life is changing fast for Molly Peskin-Suso. Fat girls always have to be careful.… There is always something happening (however minute) to keep the reader’s interest active. The language is easy and fluid and the book makes for a good sunny day read. I think the characters were the only saving grace in this book. Her debut novel, Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda was such a huge hit that even filmmakers could not stay away from it. Meanwhile, Molly’s totally not dying of loneliness— except for … After all, who hasn’t read books about an insecure, shy, coming-of-age girl trying to figure out her place in the dating scene and in the real world? Cassie falls head over heels in love with Meena and all of a sudden Molly finds herself getting replaced by this new girl. Or where the rainbow flag swivels proudly. There is always something happening (however minute) to keep the reader’s interest active. It’s pretty cliché, right? Your email address will not be published. In Chapter 29, on Friday night Molly finally sends Reid a text asking... (read more from the Chapters 28 - 33 Summary), Get The Upside of Unrequited from Amazon.com. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Can’t wait to read it? CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 Molly has a gorgeous twin sister, Cassie who has always been a winner at the dating game, and this too doesn’t do much to boost Molly’s morale. Cassie and Molly’s relationship was portrayed beautifully, the twin bond was so wonderful. The pace of The Upside of Unrequited is flowy. For those of you who don’t aren’t aware, there is one more book in the Simon-verse but more of that later. But she's consumed with a sense that's something's lacking, because she's never actually been in love. ‘Fat girls don’t always get what they really want‘ is the main theme of this book. Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. I suggest you skip the book if the only reason for your picking it up is that it is from the author who gave the world Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda. Fat girls always have to be careful. WRITING STYLE: 3/5 ( Log Out /  By Sankalpita on August 1, 2018 in Book Reviews, Fiction, YA Books, PLOT: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5, “But it’s not quite so raw.

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