Logan falls in love with Sage and reacts terribly when he finds out that she is trans. He assaults her. Later, he decides he still cares for her and tries to reestablish a friendship.
Note: this book has problematic representation and we do not recommend it.
“You only hurt the ones you love.
Logan Witherspoon recently discovered that his girlfriend of three years cheated on him. But things start to look up when a new student breezes through the halls of his small-town high school. Sage Hendricks befriends Logan at a time when he no longer trusts or believes in people. Sage has been homeschooled for a number of years and her parents have forbidden her to date anyone, but she won’t tell Logan why. One day, Logan acts on his growing feelings for Sage. Moments later, he wishes he never had. Sage finally discloses her big secret: she’s actually a boy. Enraged, frightened, and feeling betrayed, Logan lashes out at Sage and disowns her. But once Logan comes to terms with what happened, he reaches out to Sage in an attempt to understand her situation. But Logan has no idea how rocky the road back to friendship will be.”
Genre: Science Fiction
Trans girls: Sage
Sage is not the main character, but most of the story centers around Logan’s thoughts about her. Logan himself is a straight cisgender boy.
Sage is heterosexual.
Sage is heteroromantic.
White: Sage and Logan
Multiple instances of transphobic violence