It’s Not Like It’s a Secret
When her family moves to California, 16 year old Sana Kiyohara falls for the beautiful and smart Jamie Ramirez but struggles with differences between their diverse friend groups, a boy's sweet but unrequited affection, and her father's increasingly obvious affair.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; lesbian; lesbian teenager; same-sex relationship
mother and father
Kirkus Best Teen Books, 2017 Best Teen Romances; Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2017; Rainbow List, 2018 Young Adult Fiction; YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018 Young Adult Fiction; Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, 2017, Winner, Young Adult
moving; California; cheating; friendships; relationships; high school; secrets; racism; teenage romance
Sugiura, Misa, "It’s Not Like It’s a Secret" (2017). DIVerse Families. 1453.