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    Everything, Everything, by Nicola Yoon

    My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. 
     
    But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He's tall, lean and wearing all black—black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.
     
    Maybe we can’t predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It’s almost certainly going to be a disaster.

    Everything, Everything will make you laugh, cry, and feel everything in between. It's an innovative,  inspiring, and heartbreaking romantic debut novel that unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, illustrations, and more. 

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