All That Is Solid Melts Into Air

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air I thought life after high school would be easier I d go to California Pacific for a year while I got a handle on my HIV then after Michael graduated from high school we d blast out of here for colle

  • Title: All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
  • Author: Christopher Koehler
  • ISBN: 9781634766777
  • Page: 201
  • Format: ebook
  • I thought life after high school would be easier I d go to California Pacific for a year while I got a handle on my HIV, then after Michael graduated from high school, we d blast out of here for colleges and life on the East Coast Then I visited Boston and everything changed I realized I like CalPac Turns out, Boston didn t have anything for me beyond one of the biggesI thought life after high school would be easier I d go to California Pacific for a year while I got a handle on my HIV, then after Michael graduated from high school, we d blast out of here for colleges and life on the East Coast Then I visited Boston and everything changed I realized I like CalPac Turns out, Boston didn t have anything for me beyond one of the biggest regattas in North America.Life grew complicated when I got home I couldn t find a way to tell Michael that I d just blown our plan for our lives out of the water Then my CalPac coaches dropped a bomb on me Those rowing officials who d been watching me They were recruiters for the national team, and my coaches wanted me to try out They d even let Lodestone coach me Now I have to choose, school or crew, CalPac or Michael, and I still haven t told Michael I can t transfer Is there even a place for Michael in my life Somehow we have to withstand training at the highest levels and having different goals Will love hold us together or tear us apart

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    1. 4.5 Stars on Prism Book AllianceThe opening paragraph and I was reminded of one of the reasons I so much enjoyed Poz, book one of this series: the voice of our narrator knows who he is, while not even close to having all the answers, and he carries around a healthy dose of humor, even when he’s using it as a coping mechanism.Game on, Remy, game on.Remy is experiencing a lot of those firsts in terms of adult decisions and changes that seem unstoppable, looming large as one turns 18 and becomes [...]

    2. I struggled quite a bit to make it through this book. With everything the main character has been through, I would expect to feel some sympathy for him, but that wasn't easy. He's quite the jerk to everyone around him, he lacks even a single ounce of self-awareness, and he doesn't seem to grow as a person at all over the course of the book. There's no journey. There are no revelations. Unlikeable character stays unlikeable with no redeeming qualities and readers are just supposed to accept this [...]

    3. When we last saw Remy and Michael at the end of Poz, the book that precedes All That Is Solid Melts into Air, Remy was graduating from high school in California while Michael had one more year to go. Remy made mistakes, one of which left him HIV-positive. He credits Michael with saving his life by standing by him when Remy wouldn’t tell anyone about his condition. Both of them are rowers, with plans for the future that includes rowing, college and each other. Remy ends Poz by saying, “I knew [...]

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