Jason has a girlfriend but fantasizes about other boys, Kyle doesn’t look gay and hopes he passes in front of his parents, and Nelson is out and looking for love. These three seniors struggle with life and love as they’re drawn closer together.
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Jason Carrillo is a jock with a steady girlfriend, but he can’t stop dreaming about sex…with other guys.
Kyle Meeks doesn’t look gay, but he is. And he hopes he never has to tell anyone — especially his parents.
Nelson Glassman is “out” to the entire world, but he can’t tell the boy he loves that he wants to be more than just friends.
Three teenage boys, coming of age and out of the closet. In a revealing debut novel that percolates with passion and wit, Alex Sanchez follows these very different high-school seniors as their struggles with sexuality and intolerance draw them into a triangle of love, betrayal, and ultimately, friendship.
Cis boys: Jason, Kyle, Nelson
Gay/Queer:Jason, Kyle, Nelson
Not mentioned in the book. Presumed to be the same as the characters’ sexual orientation.
White: Kyle, Nelson
Homomisia/homophobia (called out)
Violent bullying/Hate crime
Ownvoices: Ownvoices for gay Latino rep.