The novel by Benjamin Alire Sáenz follows the adolescence of Aristotle Mendoza and Dante Quintana, who meet as 15-year-olds in El Paso, Texas and become practically inseparable. When faced with puberty, family troubles, danger, and grief, can their peculiar friendship endure?
I'd like to start by acknowledging yes, as of today, we are already half way through June. But! I've reconsidered the way I incorporated blog stats in May's Monthly Wrap Up and decided I want to do it differently.