Bo and Agnes are best friends despite Bo’s bad-girl reputation. When Bo wakes up Agne in the middle of the night to run away Agnes knows their must be a good reason. Told in alternating chapters, with flashbacks to show they became friends, this book deals with secrets of all kinds.
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Bo Dickinson is a girl with a wild reputation, a deadbeat dad, and a mama who’s not exactly sober most of the time. Everyone in town knows the Dickinsons are a bad lot, but Bo doesn’t care what anyone thinks.
Agnes Atwood has never gone on a date, never even stayed out past ten, and never broken any of her parents’ overbearing rules. Rules that are meant to protect their legally blind daughter—protect her from what, Agnes isn’t quite sure.
Despite everything, Bo and Agnes become best friends. And it’s the sort of friendship that runs truer and deeper than anything else.
So when Bo shows up in the middle of the night, with police sirens wailing in the distance, desperate to get out of town, Agnes doesn’t hesitate to take off with her. But running away and not getting caught will require stealing a car, tracking down Bo’s dad, staying ahead of the authorities, and—worst of all—confronting some ugly secrets.
Cis girls: Bo, Agnes
Not mentioned in the book. Presumed to be the same as the characters’ sexual orientation.
White: Bo, Agnes
Agnes is legally blind.
Many side characters in this book are Christian.
Bimisia/biphobia (called out)
References to alcoholism and substance use
Though the bimisia is called out, it may still be harmful to some bisexual and pansexual readers.
Ownvoices: Ownvoices for blindness and bisexuality.