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In the fallout, things usually get a lot worse before they get better. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By Benjamin Alire Saenz This book is one of the newer additions to the subgenre, but it already boasts a host of awards and a big fan following. The Female Persuasion Greer Kadetsky is a shy college freshman when she meets the woman she hopes will change her life. The pair are set to reprise their roles in an upcoming Netflix adaptation, proving the enduring power of Maupin's words. It's difficult, into divorce the rich subject of sexual desire from the fact that it revolves around a year-old boy. But what sells the book is Greer's resounding heart and humor, making this tale of romantic misadventures as funny as it is earnest.
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