Jason and Kyle are in love, but with Jason on his way to his dream college, Kyle isn’t sure he’s willing to follow. Nelson might be HIV positive, but the boy he loves definitely is, and the two of them have to figure out where they stand.
Jason Carrillo, the best-looking athlete in school, has had his eyes on the prize from day one: a scholarship for college.
But then his eyes turn to love — and Kyle.
Kyle Meeks, swim team star and all-around good guy, is finally in the relationship he wanted. Being in love feels so good, in fact, that he can’t imagine giving it up to go to Princeton.
Something he’s worked for his entire life.
Nelson Glassman, outgoing and defiant, might be HIV positive. Jeremy, the boy he loves, is HIV positive. Although Nelson fears testing positive, if he is infected Jeremy might stop protecting him and pushing him away.
They can be together.
High shool’s almost over. Graduation is ahead. Life’s a bowl of cherries, right? Right…
Cis boys: Jason, Kyle, Nelson
Gay/Queer:Jason, Kyle, Nelson
Not mentioned in the book. Presumed to be the same as the characters’ sexual orientation.
White: Kyle, Nelson
Ownvoices: Ownvoices for gay Latino rep.