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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Narrated by: Michael Crouch
Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
4.5 out of 5 stars (758 ratings)

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Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, read by Michael Crouch.

Straight people should have to come out too. And the more awkward it is, the better.

Simon Spier is 16 and trying to work out who he is - and what he's looking for. But when one of his emails to the very distracting Blue falls into the wrong hands, things get all kinds of complicated. Because for Simon, falling for Blue is a big deal.... It's a holy freaking huge awesome deal.

©2015 Becky Albertalli (P)2017 Penguin Books Ltd

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Simon vs the homosapien agenda

I really loved this book, and found it extremely hard to stop listening. I love the ending and most things in the story, besides the outing and friendship drama. However, it's set in high school concerning teenagers so drama is to be expected. I found myself relating to Simon a lot and was grinning like a fool in most things concerning him and Blue. It's all very sweet.

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My new favourite book

During listening to this i smiled, laughed, squealed and sat tense. I listened at every possible moment, very relatable. Definitely recommend.

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Oh. My. Freaking. Gosh.

So I watched the film when it came out in cinemas. I was like “this is the best film I’ve ever watched!” I must’ve watched it at least 20 times. And then I was talking to my English teacher about it, and she said the book is really good. I had a credit so I thought I’d listen to it instead. And let me tell you, I don’t think a book has ever made me cry, laugh, grin, blush, swoon and relate so much in my entire life! This is way better than the film, and I 100% recommend for a good love story when you’re feeling down.

•the narrator’s voice is kind of annoying at first but you get used to it and it becomes super relaxing!

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It feels real like not even fiction.

It's written like a true perspective of what's its like to be a homosexual today.

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Amazing story

I found this story to be thoroughly interesting, it captures so many emotions and the journey of young Simon. Really impressed!

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missing parts?

the audiobook was clearly missing sections that are there in the actual book. it doesn’t make sense as it’s missing loads.

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epic

i loved it it was mega super swrsome epic i i i i i i

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Very sweet

A very entertaining book. I got this to listen to for a holiday, since my friends had all massively raved about the film, so I wanted to give it a listen. Michael Crouch’s narration feels very genuine and is immediately easy to listen too. All the characters are easy to catch up with too, and I never found myself wondering who’s who.

Overall it was easy to listen to, with some very heartwarming and ‘butterflies in your stomach’ moments and I’d very happily recommend it.

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Absolutely loved it

Couldn’t stop listening. I haven’t seen the movie yet but after this amazing listen I intend to.

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Amazing

Loved it so relatable as a lgbt person! Recommend it.. So brilliant and heaetwarming.. Love👍🙂🌈

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  • Ally
  • 12-02-18

So cute!

Sweet story. Nice to listen to. Made me smile stupidly constantly while I was listening.

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  • Hsinju
  • 20-04-18

bursting with rainbow happiness

This book is very cute and enjoyable. I couldn't stop myself from crying and smiling during some emotionally tugging scenes.

Becky did a wondrous job at getting into Simon’s head, and Michael was equally amazing at bringing out Simon's emotions through narration.

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  • nemanja
  • 30-12-17

Nothing impreasive

Dont mean to be rude but this is just a time killer beach book, nothing profound. I don't know if its cause i just read "Call me by your name" but this left me somewhat irritated for its narration and vocabulary of fifteen year old mediocre-intelligent girl.

Also reading from who is it and to whom is it to every email is superfluous.

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