Synopses & Reviews
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF NEED AND CAPTIVATE
Winner of the 2008 Maine Literary Award
Dylan is Belle's true love-maybe even her soulmate. Until one day when Dylan drops the ultimate bomb: he's gay. Where, Belle wonders, does that leave her? And how will the rest of their small town deal with an openly gay Homecoming King? This beautifully written debut explores what happens when you are suddenly forced to see someone in a new light, and what that can teach you about yourself.
Provocative . . . The author's poetic prose ably captures her heroine's emotional upheavals. -Publishers WeeklyIt's good to have Carrie Jones'] talent in the field. -KLIATTJones offers an atypical perspective of the coming-out story by legitimizing the love that is not lost, but changed, when young people grow up and apart. -School Library JournalFrom the first sentence of Carrie Jones' novel I could tell that here was a bright new writer who was going to set the world of young adult letters af lame. -Kathi Appelt, award-winning poet and author
Belle believes that Dylan is her true love--maybe even her soulmate. But Dylan drops the ultimate bomb: he's gay. This beautifully written debut explores what happens when one is forced to see someone in a different light.