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Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too

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The illustrated story of a lonely alien sent to observe Earth, where he meets all sorts of creatures with all sorts of perspectives on life, love, and happiness, while learning to feel a little better about himself—based on the enormously popular Twitter account.

Here is the unforgettable story of Jomny, an alien sent to study Earth. Always feeling apart, even among his spe
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ebook, 256 pages
Published June 27th 2017 by Harper Perennial
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Whitney Atkinson
"the comforting thing about feeling lonely is that every thing that has ever existed also knows what loneliness feels like too. you may be sad because you are sad. it is ok to be sad. but if you are sad because happiness is fleeting, just remember that sadness is also fleeting too."

This is the most wholesome book I have ever read in my entire life. It's a new favorite of all time, and definitely something I'll return to when I have anxiety. It's so BEAUTIFUL and SWEET and it's relevant and deep
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Raeleen Lemay
Dec 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphicomanga, own, 2017
This book is like some sort of strange mashup of self help, graphic novel, and philosophy text all mushed into one. Highly enjoyed!
Samantha
Mar 29, 2018 rated it did not like it
Um... not my style.

Just some random motivational/ironic quotes with simple drawings that's sorta supposed to be inspiring I guess..?
April (Aprilius Maximus)
literally the most precious book in the world
Elise (TheBookishActress)
Guys, read this. It's like philosophy meets self help meets a whole lot of puns. Honestly, after what happened last week, this kind of short book was exactly what the fuck I needed - Aliebn is a super short, super easy read that’s also incredibly positive.

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The tone is this strange mix of nihilism and optimism that totally works, and though the book remains super light, it doesn't stray from dark stuff. I honestly feel like all my faith in humanity was saved by this one, singular book, because ho
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Emma
Oct 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Can I give this 10 stars out of 5?? This is a lovely graphic novel full of complex life truths shared in the simplest of ways. Will be rereading in the future whenever I need an energy boost!
JV
Mar 18, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels, syfy, 2018
Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too is an endearing artwork delectably wrapped in simple copy and richly infused with existential philosophy — thick, but still soft to the bite and still pretty good while sipping a cup of your favourite tea (or coffee).

A lonesome alien named Jomny has been sent on a mission to Earth to know about humans, but what he discovers there is but a tip of the iceberg.



Soon, he learns about these extraordinary creatures — their lives, habitat, experiences, and even
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Melanie Page
Jul 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is balm for a seered soul in a busy, amgry, scary world, one that demamds we nevebr mak mistakes, nevebr slow down, nevebr have doubts, nevebr trust anyome to much because they will screw us ovebr, and always no exactly who we r and wat we r doimg. Not just a cute book, but thought provokimg and helbful.
Korrina  (OwlCrate)
Jan 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Surprisingly emotional, especially if you’ve ever lost someone close to you.
ellie
If you are sad because happiness is fleeting, just remember that sadness is also fleeting too.

This is one of the most WHOLESOME things on this entire earth. I will fight anyone who wants to say otherwise in a very un-wholesomey way because this is just one of the most pure things I’ve ever, ever encountered. I was expecting to hate it, because I’m one of those people who’s always fixing grammar issues and I saw the front cover and the title and I was like...Uhhh. But it worked. I put up with it.
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David Yoon
Aug 02, 2017 rated it liked it
It’s hard to rate this confection of a book. It’s thoughtful and warm hearted, exploring issues around love, meaning, art, aspiration and nothingness - perfectly suited for our internet attention spans. It feels like a collection of web comics. Each page is crudely drawn as if with a thick Sharpie and typed by a fat fingered child. I liked it as a physical artifact. It’s a hefty hardback that binds cotton candy content.

PS. Loved the nod to the Giving Tree.
Kate (GirlReading)
Feb 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
When I picked this up, I wasn't expecting to find an all new favourite book but sure enough, that's exactly what I found. From the first page until the last, I was smiling from ear to ear, whilst simultaneously not knowing whether to laugh or cry. This was simply wonderful. It was heartwarming, hilarious, relatable and utterly adorable. Not only did this book have me relating to an onion and and egg, it had me relating to a hedgehog on such a deep and emotional level, I'm now questioning my enti ...more
Gypsy

ای خدا. چقدر خوب بود! هم طنز داشت، هم نقد داشت، هم فلسفه داشت، هم داستان داشت، هم تصویرهای معرکه داشت، هم ناراحتی داشت، هم خوشحالی داشت... دلم میخواد نسخۀ چاپیش رو داشته باشم. خیلی گوگولی بود. :(
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Lizz
Jun 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
beautifull and quiebt and hapy an sad.
Jennifer (Jen/The Tolkien Gal/ジェニファー)
Everything happens for a raisin

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This book reminds me a lot of the Little Prince. It is a book that can be appreciated by children and adults alike, with beautiful illustrations and even more beautiful life lessons.

This little adorable piece of literature also has something to say about all of us:

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And it's packed with humour:

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This is a book that you should buy and pick up whenever you are sad - or even happy. This is a book for all occasions.

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This is a book about life and death and everything in-betw
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Calista
Where do I belong? That is the important question being asked by this little aliebn. This is cute and should be thought provoking. It is a quick read.

I do like the end. It's ok to be sad when you lose friends, as it means you felt something is the gist.
Mariah Roze
Dec 11, 2017 rated it it was ok
I read this book because it made it to the top books for graphic novels for Goodreads for 2017. And to be honest, I have no idea how it made it to the top. The book was super boring, with no real plot and terrible English. I never do this... but I suggest by passing this book and spending time on something better!
Kayla Dawn
Apr 17, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned-books
This is so beautiful and nice and cute and all of the things
Erica
I am really verymuch way too old for this.
It gave me impatience.

However, this is something my 19-year-old niece would love. I think it should be a birthday present for her.
Merphy Napier
Sep 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
very thought provoking and will be an excellent discussion starter for deeper subjects when my son is old enough to read it with him
Diane
Jun 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a surprisingly moving and philosophical comic.

I'd first heard of everyone's a aliebn when the title showed up on a list of the best graphic novels of 2017. It's the story of an alien who is sent to earth to report on what humans are like, and the alien makes friends with different animals and plants on earth. (Animals and plants can talk, dontcha know.)

The drawings are deceptively simple — I had assumed this would be a cute, amusing story geared toward children, but instead, I found my
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Hamad
Jun 29, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018-reads, e-books
I only read this because my favorite booktuber liked it and recommended it.
It was meaningful with cute drawings and lots of puns (I love those), but I felt it was directed toward younger readers and it was a bit jumpy so 3 stars is what I feel is a good rating for this.
Chihoe Ho
I live under a rock and had never heard of Jonny Sun's Twitter account. After checking it out, I'm a fan of the intellectual wit and the succinctness of what he packs into a tweet. That as a long-form comic, however, slightly loses it's appeal.

There are some very tender moments and illuminating ideas, but I occasionally found it jumbled and half-baked. It's very much the aliebn version of "The Little Prince" - our protagonist observes and remarks upon the life beyond his and along the way, learn
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Justin
May 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Before picking up this book, I would highly recommend checking the author out on Twitter. I really don’t know who he is, but I heard about this book on a podcast, and it was helpful to read through a bunch of his tweets before diving into this thing. He has a unique brand of humor that may or may not appeal to you. It appealed to me for the 20 minutes or so it took to hammer through this book.

There are lots of misspelled words. There are trees, bees, bears, flowers, and aliebns. Aliens. I don’t
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Tori (InToriLex)
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This was a unique and heartwarming journey through Jomny learns how to face his fears and learn more about the struggles on life. The artwork was simple but the use of blank space and short encounters worked great to convey feeling and allow the reader to experience Jomny's journey. I thought this would be catered to children because of the style of the artwork and use of animals. Instead I was treated to Jomny exploring themes and experiences that every
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Chad
Jun 13, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2018


I guess I just don't get it. This is on most of the best of 2017 lists, but I can't for the life of me see why. Some people take it as this existential look at life. I took it as a syrupy sweet, cloying book about nothing and found it a complete waste of time.
kayla ☺
4.5 STARS

this book made me want to have an existential crisis but,,,the graphics were adorable so i'm not made

p.s. finals are killing me and THESE are the type of books I need. quick, adorable graphics, puns, mildly distributing quotes. how much better can life hey
Kaitlin
This is one of the nominees for this year's BooktubeSFF Awards in the Graphic category so naturally I had to pick it up and read it. I actually ended up reading it with my partner out loud, which made this book a whole lot funnier I think. It really added the tone of wonder and humour that our main character, Jomny, has about Earbth.

What I liked about this was that the illustrations are super simple, but the jokes are pretty punny and there's a lot to laugh out loud over. I do tend to find humou
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Julia Sapphire
Feb 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
3.75 stars
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Jonathan Sun is the author behind @jonnysun and everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too (HarperPerennial, 2017). He also writes under the pen name Jonny Sun.
When he isn’t tweeting, he is an architect, designer, engineer, artist, playwright and comedy writer. His work across multiple disciplines broadly addresses narratives of human experience. As a playwright, Jonny’s work has been performed at
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“Hmm... Well I guess everybody tells me i am too small and too slow to make a diference in this world but i am makimg a diference in my own world and i hope that is enough” 50 likes
“we will always be with u. we internalize traits we observe in others as a way to honor and remeber them. we are all living memorials” 43 likes
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