The infinite noise /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Tor Teen, 2019.Edition: First edition.Description: 333 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781250297518 : HRD; 1250297516 : HRD.Subject(s): Ability -- Fiction | Emotions -- Fiction | Homosexuality -- Fiction | High schools -- Fiction | Schools -- FictionSummary: When sixteen-year-old Caleb discovers he has the ability to feel the emotions of everyone around him, it complicates his high school life, especially when he finds a strange affinity with the emotions of his classmate, Adam.
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<p> Lauren Shippen's The Infinite Noise is a stunning, original debut novel based on her wildly popular and award-winning podcast The Bright Sessions . </p> <p>Caleb Michaels is a sixteen-year-old champion running back. Other than that his life is pretty normal. But when Caleb starts experiencing mood swings that are out of the ordinary for even a teenager, his life moves beyond "typical."</p> <p>Caleb is an Atypical, an individual with enhanced abilities. Which sounds pretty cool except Caleb's ability is extreme empathy--he feels the emotions of everyone around him. Being an empath in high school would be hard enough, but Caleb's life becomes even more complicated when he keeps getting pulled into the emotional orbit of one of his classmates, Adam. Adam's feelings are big and all-consuming, but they fit together with Caleb's feelings in a way that he can't quite understand.</p> <p>Caleb's therapist, Dr. Bright, encourages Caleb to explore this connection by befriending Adam. As he and Adam grow closer, Caleb learns more about his ability, himself, his therapist--who seems to know a lot more than she lets on--and just how dangerous being an Atypical can be.</p> <p>"What if the X-Men, instead of becoming superheroes, decided to spend some time in therapy?" ( Vox on The Bright Sessions )</p>
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
When sixteen-year-old Caleb discovers he has the ability to feel the emotions of everyone around him, it complicates his high school life, especially when he finds a strange affinity with the emotions of his classmate, Adam.