Tessa Ostvig


Dependable, Young Adult, family problems divorce brothers gays dating

Document Type

Book Review


Darren Jacobs is a fifteen-year-old stuck in the middle: the middle of high school, the middle of his parent’s divorce, and the middle of his brother’s first year of absence at college. But when he gets some earth-shattering news, Darren takes his life into his own hands and goes on a solo trip to visit his brother at college, where he encounters a strange but captivating girl. This novel in lists provides a glimpse into the struggles and emotional turmoil of a regular teenage boy who is learning to embrace himself and deal with change.