A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstrom. 275 p. Poppy/ Little, Brown and Company, February 7, 2017. 9780316260060.
Publisher synopsis: In the vein of It's Kind of a Funny Story and All the Bright Places, comes a captivating, immersive exploration of life with mental illness.
First Line: Interestingly, this book starts with a chapter 0. Here's the first line:
My big brother, Nolan, used to say everyone has a superpower. Not a skill you learned, but something you were born with. And it's not always cool.
Chapter one switched back to a traditional font but is headed by curious sentences with the verbs in a comic sans font. I don't have that font available, so I substituted courier.
Hamster is Active
Hummingbird is Hovering
Hammerhead is Cruising
Hanniganimal is Up!
Page 56: Declan says, "You don't know how god you've got it. I wish I had siblings to reduce my time under the microscope and my parents' questions."
"I can't remember the last time someone at home asked me a meaningful question," Holly says. "With sisters who've been fighting since before I was born, I'm ignored like dining room furniture."