Bisexual Young Adult
Paperback: 260 pages
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press (November 6, 2014)
Amazon: Unicorns and Rainbow Poop
Amazon Kindle: Unicorns and Rainbow Poop
A Harmony Ink Press Young Adult Title
Vocal Growth: Book Two
Ex-boyband member Dane Karlson is struggling to overcome an eating disorder and a body dismorphic disorder. His fall through a glass table puts him in rehab and on the road to recovery. Then a friend dies. When depression causes him to lose ground, he calls for the only person he trusts—former bandmate Tommy. But Tommy doesn’t know how to help. He begs his friend Sebastian “Bas” Axelrod to aid them through the emotional struggle.
Bas, an openly gay high school student who’s recently lost his grandmother, is trying to survive his last few months of school before escaping to Stanford. Having just lost the only person in his family to care for him, he is victim to the cruelty of the others. His younger brother bullies him, and his parents are suing him for his gran's inheritance. When Tommy calls, Bas can’t help but run to his side.
Together Dane and Bas find a middle ground, supporting each other through the lows, dancing together during the highs. They build friendships and plan for the prom and graduation, thinking positively as long as they are together.
This sequel stands on its own. It examines mental health and eating disorders in a kind and responsible way. It also examines how hard it can be to be a teen and to be different. Beautifully written.
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