A Line in the Dark
When Chinese American teenager Jess Wong's best friend Angie falls in love with a girl from the nearby boarding school, Jess expects heartbreak. But when everybody's secrets start to be revealed, the stakes quickly elevate from love or loneliness to life or death.
Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Biracial; Gay/Lesbian; biracial teenager; lesbian; lesbian teenagers; same-sex relationship
Asian (Chinese American) / White
mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2018, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2018 Ages 14 and Older
Best of the Best Books, 2017 Teen Fiction
Kirkus Best Teen Books, 2017 Best Teen Mysteries & Thrillers
Rainbow List, 2019 Young Adult Fiction
secrets; unrequited love; murder; private school; jealousy; friendship; art; bullying; police reports
Lo, Malinda, "A Line in the Dark" (2017). Diverse Families. 1901.