More Happy Than Not, a young adult novel by Adam Silvera, is the story of Aaron Soto, a teenager who believes that being gay is the source of all his grief. Aaron wants to undergo a revolutionary procedure to make him forget he is gay. When he discovers he has already had the procedure, Aaron is faced with the fact that he cannot ignore his true nature. Though eradicating memories seems like a solution to his grief, Aaron comes to realize that memories are precious, even when they are painful. The novel's main themes are the importance of memories, attitudes of narrow-minded people, and the importance of community.