Are You Like These Unlikely YA BFFs?
A good BFF is everything, but friendship isn't about being exactly alike. In fact, some of our favorite books ever revolve around unlikely besties. Which pair do you relate to best?
Sugar and Even from Sugar by Deirdre Riordan Hall
Sugar has always struggled with her weight, and bullies do nothing to help her self-esteem, but things turn around when courageous, confident Even takes Sugar under his wing. Will their friendship manage to stand up against the harassment from those around them? (There are no pics of Sugar and Even, so we cast Austin and Ally's Raini Rodriguez & Calum Worthy).
Penryn and Raffe from Angelfall by Susan Ee
After angels trigger the apocalypse, no human would choose to team up with one, but Penryn has no choice when her sister gets scooped up by the angels that cut off Raffe's wings. With Penryn on the hunt for her sister, and Raffe looking for someone to reattach his wings, this couple must put their differences aside to succeed.
Alice and Jasper from Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
Sweet, perky Alice and quiet, reserved Jasper don't appear to belong together at first glance. But as Jasper is tormented by his violent past, only Alice knows how to ease the pain, and it's obvious this duo will stand the test of time.
Mal and Jay from The Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz
Before the fierce foursome is established in Disney's Descendants, daughter of Malificent, Mal, and son of Jafar, Jay, have an unlikely friendship. These frenemies spend more time picking each other's pockets and disliking each other more than anything else, but hey, it works for them!
Aria and Perry from Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
There the world of Under the Never Sky, you're either a Dweller or an Outsider. When dweller Aria gets thrown out of the shelter and into the terrifying world of Outside, she teams up with Perry to get back in. Perry's survival skills and quick thinking are shocking to Aria, but she'll need to learn his ways in order to survive.
Thomas and Chuck from The Maze Runner by James Dashner
New to the world of the maze, Thomas feels like an outsider. The others are tough on this newbie, but Chuck is quick to stick by Thomas's side. Although young and often annoying, Thomas quickly learns to love his new friend and will do whatever it takes to protect him.
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