So, let me be honest. I started reading this book as a Book club book in my class. As soon as we read August' point of view, as well as Via's we fathomed out that the symbols used in the book, such as "the universe was falling apart" showed Via's mature feelings and a simplistic future telling of what would soon happen in the book.
August Pullman, a "freaky" boy was to start middle school with other students his same age, which would be a risky chance and difficult, because August had a facial abnormality. Once he enters middle school, and Via enters highschool, both kids are in a fresh new slate.
This book takes you through real friendships, actual views of fictional characters, emotion, death of a cuddly animal, and at the end, this book is what is a true ride through magic reality, and everyone is truly a