The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School

English language

Published by Balzer + Bray.

5 stars (1 review)

Seventeen-year-old Yamilet Flores prefers drawing attention for her killer eyeliner, not for being the new kid at a mostly white, very rich, Catholic school. But at least here no one knows she's gay, and Yami intends to keep it that way. After being outed by her crush and ex-best friend, she could use the fresh start.

At Slayton Catholic, Yami has new priorities: make her mom proud, keep her brother out of trouble, and most importantly, don't fall in love. Granted, she's never been great at any of those things, but that’s a problem for Future Yami.

The thing is, it’s hard to fake being straight when Bo, the only openly queer girl at school, is so annoyingly perfect. And talented. And confident. And cute. So cute. Yami isn't sure if she likes Bo or if she's just jealous of her unapologetic nature. Either way, she isn't ready to make …

1 edition

Slow start, excellent read

5 stars

Content warning Racism, Microaggressions, Poverty Worries, Homophobia, Queer phobia, suicide (Attempt), Hospital Intake, Police Violence, General Violence / Bullying / Harrassment, I probably forgot some but the book starts with Content Warnings