Our Own Private Universe

Our Own Private Universe

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'Talley's newest is sure to satisfy.' - Kirkus Reviews

Fifteen-year-old Aki Simon has a theory.
And it's mostly about sex.

No, it isn't that kind of theory. Aki already knows she's bisexual--even if, until now, it's mostly been in the hypothetical sense.

Aki's theory is that she's only got one shot at living an interesting life--and that means she's got to stop sitting around and thinking so much. It's time for her to actually do something. Or at least try.

So when Aki and her friend Lori set off on a trip to a small Mexican town for the summer, and Aki meets Christa--slightly-older, far-more-experienced--it seems her theory is prime for the testing.

But something tells her its not going to be that easy...
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 25mm | 260g
  • HQ Young Adult
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • ePub edition
  • 9781848455030
  • 143,137

Review quote

'An important and heartfelt contribution to contemporary teen list... Talley's newest is sure to satisfy.'
- Kirkus Reviews

'This pit-perfect romance is all heart...and will be a strong addition to any teen collection.'
- School Library Journal
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About Robin Talley

Robin Talley is the New York Times bestselling author of the highly acclaimed novels Pulp, Our Own Private Universe, As I Descended, What We Left Behind and Lies We Tell Ourselves. Her books have won accolades including the Amnesty CILIP Honour and have also been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal.

She worked in digital communications for LGBTQ rights, women's rights, educational equity, and other progressive causes for fifteen years before she turned to writing full-time. Robin lives in Washington, DC with her wife and their daughter. You can find her online at www.robintalley.com or on Twitter @robin_talley.
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3,276 ratings
3.66 out of 5 stars
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4 30% (997)
3 29% (958)
2 10% (324)
1 4% (129)
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