MEET ME IN OUTER SPACE
Release date: March 12, 2019
Edie Kits has a learning disability. Well, not a learning disability exactly, but a disability that impacts her learning. It isn’t visible, it isn’t obvious, and it isn’t something she likes to advertise. In fact, she’s successfully hidden it from nearly everyone in her life, including her college roommate and best friend, Serena.
For the first year of college, she managed without assistance. Edie thought she was in control of her disability, she thought she had dropped the label she’d worn for years. It isn’t until she meets her match with French 101 and a professor unwilling to hear her out that she is is forced to confront her disability head on.
Not only does Edie have to disclose her disability to her faculty adviser (to no avail), her French professor (which only angers her more), and the teaching assistant for the course, now her best friend wants to feature Edie’s story in the college’s newspaper.
Edie finds herself caught between getting the help she needs and convincing her professor that she isn’t looking for an easy out. Luckily for her, Hudson, the badly dressed but undoubtedly adorable aforementioned TA in her French class, ambles in to help her out. Edie finds herself surrounded by a group of people who want to help her, without judgement, something she rejects at first. It soon becomes clear to Edie that she needs the help and that her new (and old) friends are there for her.
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