Synopses & Reviews
Ovid's got a lot on his mind, and he pours it all into the pages of a notebook. Inspired by his namesake, he wryly records his classmates? dramas as modern-day Roman mythology. There's Sophie and Caleb, the Psyche and Cupid of cyber-couples; poetic Paula, who pursues filmmaker Franny like Apollo chasing Daphne; and graphic-novelist Duwayne, a Proserpina shuttling between divorced parents. Meanwhile, Ovid hides his own Olympian struggles and a disturbing secret.
In her striking YA debut, Franco introduces an expressive soul with a heartbreakingly authentic voice. Ovid is a young artist who pours his thoughts into the pages of a notebook. Inspired by his namesake, Ovid wryly records his classmates' dramas as modern-day mythology.