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Leah on the Offbeat

By Becky Albertalli, 2018

Leah on the Offbeat is a 2018 young adult novel by American author Becky Albertalli. It is the direct sequel to her 2015 debut novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and the third novel in the “Simon-verse”, the shared universe in which Albertalli’s books take place and which also includes 2017’s The Upside of Unrequited. Leah on the Offbeat focuses on Leah, the best friend of Simon Spier, and her attempts to deal with various personal issues including friendships and relationships, body image, sexuality, self-esteem, going to college and feeling like an outsider.

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