A Very, Very Bad Thing

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This is a wonderful teen story of love, adversity, lies, and tragedy. After Marley and Christopher start seeing each other, it’s only a matter of time before things start to go terribly wrong. They fight to stay together against Christopher’s parents’ anti-gay stance and their denial of who their son is. Like many other stories about gay young people, this story takes us on a heart-breaking trip through their whirlwind romance, hardship, and the subsequent fallout of a hastily told lie. Marley and Christopher are witty, caring, and quickly have you rooting for them. The author shows how one spur-of-the-moment decision can have life-changing consequences. What starts out as something that is almost too good to be true turns into a harrowing experience of self-discovery, pain, and lessons that will last a lifetime. The characters are likable and genuine. In this well-written, quick read, Self shows us what it is like to face the unthinkable. I would recommend this book for older teens. It’s a great story and a must-read for anyone interested in the struggles young people, especially gay teens in love.


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Author Jeffery Self
Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 256 pages
Publisher Push
Publish Date 2017-Oct-31
ISBN 9781338118407
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Issue February 2018
Category Young Adult
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