Maggie is fat, her best friend Nash is gay, and together they’re outsiders at their school. Their friendship is fire forged, but when cute boy Tom starts giving them both attention, they find themselves crushing on the same boy.
“Do not ignore a call from me when you know I am feeling neurotic about a boy. That is Best Friend 101.” —Nash
Maggie and Nash are outsiders. She’s overweight. He’s out of the closet. The best of friends, they have seen each other through thick and thin, but when Tom moves to town at the start of the school year, they have something unexpected in common: feelings for the same guy. This warm, witty novel—with a clear, true voice and a clever soundtrack of musical references—sings a song of love and forgiveness.
Cis boys: Nash, Tom
Cis girls: Maggie
Sexual and Romantic Orientation:
Nash is gay and homoromantic
Maggie and Tom are straight and heteroromantic
All of the characters are white
Additional Notes: There is fatphobia in the book.