Odd One Out

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From the bestselling author of Dear Martin comes an illuminating exploration of old friendships, new crushes and the path to self-discovery. When it comes to love, attraction and relationships, nothing is simple. 

Courtney Cooper and Jupiter Sanchez have been best friends and neighbours since they were seven years old. And despite Courtney's best efforts to suppress it, he can't help being hopelessly in love with Jupe. But a relationship with the girl next door isn't in the cards because Jupiter has been out of the closet for almost as long as she's known Courtney.

Then Rae Chin moves to town, and Courtney thinks he's finally found a girl he could fall for who isn't Jupiter. The only problem: Jupiter is falling for Rae, too.

One story. Three sides. No easy answers.

PRAISE FOR DEAR MARTIN:
‘A powerful, wrenching, and compulsively readable story that lays bare the history, and the present, of racism in America’ John Green, bestselling author of A Fault in Our Stars
'Absolutely incredible, honest, gut-wrenching! A must-read!' Angie Thomas, bestselling author of The Hate U Give
‘​Painfully timely and deeply moving, this is the novel the next generation should be reading’ bestselling author Jodi Picoult
‘Justyce's story is earnest, funny, achingly human, and unshakably hopeful. I am forever changed.’ Becky Albertalli, author be Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
'Raw and gripping' Jason Reynolds, bestselling co-author of All American Boys
 

About The Author

Nic Stone is a native of Atlanta and a Spelman College graduate. After working extensively in teen mentoring and living in Israel for a few years, she returned to the United States to write full-time. Dear Martin, her first novel, is loosely based on a series of true events involving the shooting deaths of unarmed African American teenagers. Shaken by the various responses to these incidents--and to the pro-justice movement that sprang up as a result--Stone began the project in an attempt to examine current affairs through the lens of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s teachings.

You can find her fangirling over her husband and sons on Twitter and Instagram at @getnicced or on her website nicstone.info.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (October 2018)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471175589
  • Ages: 14 - 99

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