Release by Patrick Ness
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Publication Date: September 9th, 2017
Point of View: 3rd Person & Masculine
Recommended Age: 12+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, LGBT, Contemporary, Family, Weird Ghosts
Adam Thorn doesn’t know it yet, but today will change his life.
Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and his own unrequited love for his sort-of ex, Enzo, it seems as though Adam’s life is falling apart. At least he has two people to keep him sane: his new boyfriend (he does love Linus, doesn’t he?) and his best friend, Angela.
But all day long, old memories and new heartaches come crashing together, throwing Adam’s life into chaos. The bindings of his world are coming untied one by one; yet in spite of everything he has to let go, he may also find freedom in the release. Continue reading