Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe #1

Benjamin Alire Sáenz

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ romance young adult emotional lighthearted reflective fast-paced

359 pages | first published 2012

Description

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together...
Browse similar books...

Plus

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...

Community Reviews

summary of 16407 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

emotional 91%
hopeful 60%
reflective 60%
inspiring 38%
funny 29%
sad 29%
lighthearted 27%
adventurous 15%
relaxing 10%
challenging 8%
tense 5%
dark 4%
informative 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 31%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 92% | A mix: 6% | Plot: 1% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.39