“I don’t know what’s gayer: the outfit itself or the fact that Vivian remembers it in such specific detail 19 years later.”
You’re as epic as the concept of love and as small as the town of Squahamish. You’re as perfect as a movie can be and as messy as a movie should be. To say it simply, I love you.
“Being a closeted teen who wasn’t even aware meant I just listened to melancholy songs and imbued an unrealistic amount of meaning to them.”
Contemporary YA novels don’t necessarily have happy endings so much as hopeful ones, and The Half of It follows this blueprint, delicately treading the fine line between saccharine and heartfelt with skill — and a few good jokes.
Yes, this is a coming-of-age lesbian teen romcom by the director of Saving Face, and, yes, I did cry tears of joy in the first minute of the trailer.