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Girl Against the Universe also features an honest portrayal of a complicated relationship between a teen and her family.
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Equally touching was her increasing trust in her mom and stepdad, Tom. Parents are often absent in YA, but in this novel, they are undeniably present, with fantastic results.
This novel has become, and will remain, one of my favorites in a long time. The book was full of quirky characters that I just loved it.
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The romance was a nice slow developing one. Mental illness can be magically fixed.
Some mental illnesses again, per the diagnostic criteria in the DSM-5 can be cured while others can only be managed. But successful treatment of most psychiatric issues takes months, if not years.
Girl Against The Universe takes place over five months, and during girl against the universe time Maguire makes huge strides toward overcoming her PTSD and anxiety, but at the end of the book she knows she still has work to do.
Finally, she has the tools to work on healing herself completely. It hit me so hard at one point I thought I might have to leave the theater.
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I loved seeing how Maguire changed week to week. She starts off by taking baby steps but then gets more and more confident in herself throughout the book.
I really enjoyed seeing her push herself despite how tough things got for her at points. It really was nice girl against the universe about Maguire and watching her step in and take back her life.
This is definitely one of those books that you really should not miss. If you pick up some books for summer reading, let this be one of your choices.
No matter how many charms she buys off the internet or good luck rituals she performs each morning, horrible things happen when Maguire is around. Like that time the rollercoaster girl against the universe off its tracks. Or the time the house next door caught on fire. Or that time her brother, father, and uncle were all killed in a car crash—and Maguire walked away with barely a scratch.
But then she meets Jordy, an aspiring tennis star. Maguire knows that the best thing she can do for Jordy is to stay girl against the universe.
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But it turns out staying away is harder than she thought. Guilt because you wonder if the Universe made a mistake. This is what my therapist says, anyway.