Not even her openly gay BFF, Simon.
Recommended For: 12+
Themes: Identity and acceptance, family, friendship, coming out
LGBTQIA+ Content: Main character is bisexual.
As a companion book to Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, this was a great read. Leah was a character I was interested in from the first book – and I was delighted with this exploration.
Some parts of Leah’s life are difficult. Some are confusing. Some are just plain terrible.
It was fabulous to see a bisexual character explored in a way that gave equal weighting to her attractions. What also struck me, just like with Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, was the authenticity of the teenage voice. It was real and it was endearing – and at times hilarious.
Overall, I enjoyed this book a lot.
Clearly, LGBTQIA+ content inside.