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I kinda regreted having bough it for a minute but then I kept reading and things got aalex. Lance, Allie, Sergio and Kimiko are the teens.

When the two of them meet, they have an instant connection–but will it be enough to overcome their differences? Thankfully, Sergio calls him out on it and Lance realizes he is wrong and does for the most part get over his biphobia.

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May 15, Jennifer rated it it was ok. I found myself believing that these kids did exist one the early set up was out of the way and really rooted for each of them to move forward as people.

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In this novel these teenagers do nothing except discuss their sexuality.

Lance has a date to meet Sergio. Though all four live in nearby ‘burbs of the the same mid-size city, they move through two vastly different social spaces- two going to a “WASPy”, preppy private school and two in an ethnically diverse public school that’s wiith of the roaches”.

I discuss Allie more below. I just did not get with some thoughts and issue that Alex brought. There were some points where basic Spanish is glossed for the reader unnecessarily. Lucky to have not endured too many hardships on account of it, Lance still wants a relationship with someone who isn’t afraid to be with him. During qith time, Alex began to shape a novel about gay teens and their families.

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Lance believes that bisexuality is a cop out, yet he finds himself attracted to Sergio and learns more of the this type of sexuality. While I found the storyline between Sergio and Lance merely frustrating – when one of you is ragingly biphobic, and the other’s bisexual, and you’re going to feel the need to be together anyway, at least dig up some chemistry from somewhere, will you?

This inclusion was the only reason I picked it up and kept going throughout it.

Can they find their way together to a relationship? Jan 18, Lala rated it did not like it. I recommend trying it. But when I heard that this book was iwth bisexuals and something not normally coverd in YA I decided to give it a shot.

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Oh, wait, that makes no sense. Blending a coming of age story with LGBT issues, Boyfriends with Girlfriends gives the human side of these relationships.