Jess and Angie both know that Jess loves Angie but they never discuss it. Ryan and Margo come into Jess and Angie’s hangout and shows how arrogant they are. Margo and Ryan start to ruin Jess’s life and everything She cares about starting with Margo Dating Jess. A horrible crime occurred at a party and the 2 girls have to make tough decisions. Jess and Angie are the only 2 people at the part that knows the truth.
- Author’s own orientation drives her construction of young characters treading the eggshell lined path of adolescent self discovery
- Mystery between the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ spark the classic youth rivalry and conflict in this story
- If adolescence wasn’t hard enough, the author throws in a dose of tension between classes and lesbian jealousy in this edge of your seat thriller
“The story of tensions, romances and even violence between townies and prep school kids is well-trodden ground, but Lo makes it new and exciting by creating nuanced queer characters and giving them the chance to make their own terrible decisions.”