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); Gay/Lesbian; 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.