Ariel thought she knew everything about her life until her estranged mother shows up and claims her father kidnapped her as a child. Maya is running away from her abusive mother into the arms of an older man and is already pregnant. Their two stories are intertwined.
For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was a baby. Dad says home is wherever the two of them are, but Ariel is now seventeen and after years of new apartments, new schools, and new faces, all she wants is to put down some roots. Complicating things are Monica and Gabe, both of whom have stirred a different kind of desire.
Maya’s a teenager who’s run from an abusive mother right into the arms of an older man she thinks she can trust. But now she’s isolated with a baby on the way, and life’s getting more complicated than Maya ever could have imagined…
Cis girls: Ariel
Additional Notes: Written in verse