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Mandafofanda Reads Lots

The world isn't just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no?

And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no?
Doesn't that make life a story?

- Yann Martel, Life of Pi

Teeth - Hannah Moskowitz This is a book that, once I finished it, I just had to go back and reread it again, partly because I wanted to understand the earlier subtleties, and partly because I just already started to miss the characters. This book reminded me a lot of [b:Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe|12000020|Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe|Benjamin Alire Sáenz|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1328320260s/12000020.jpg|16964419] (which I loved) in the story of two lonely boys who discover friendship and loyalty with each other. However, this one is grittier and more heartbreaking, as well as touched with the strange and magical. But that ending! Gah, my heart is still breaking...