Belinda doesn’t think there’s any such thing as love, even when she runs into her summer fling and starts to rekindle their romance. When she sees her mom with another man, Belinda becomes obsessed with the affair to the point of ignoring the other people in her life.
From the Not Just Proms & Parties high-low series for reluctant teen readers and ESL students, which features quick reads, dynamic, character-driven plots, and positive messages for young women.
Dating in high school is hard enough, but when you’re gay? Forget it! Belinda is convinced there’s no such thing as love, until she runs into her summer fling, and thinks they may be able to rekindle their romance. But when she sees her mom walking arm in arm with a man who is not Belinda’s father, her parents’ marriage suddenly becomes the focus in her life.
Obsessed with the affair that could break up her family, Belinda ignores the people closest to her. In the end, she realizes that no one is perfect, and that she’s lucky to have caring family and friends that accept her for who she is.
Cis girls: Belinda, Candice
Lesbian/Queer: Belinda, Candice
Homoromantic: Belinda, Candice
White: Belinda, Candice