Love & Lies: Marisol's Story
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
When Marisol, a self-confident eighteen-year-old lesbian, moves to Cambridge, Massachusetts to work and try to write a novel, she falls under the spell of her beautiful but deceitful writing teacher, while also befriending a shy, vulnerable girl from Indiana.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; Bisexuality; lesbian; lesbian teenager; gay; gay teenager; bisexual teenager; same-sex relationships
mother and father
lesbian females; gay male; bisexual male
Cybils Awards, 2008, Finalist, Young Adult Novels
Lambda Literary Award, 2009, Finalist, LGBT Children's/Young Adult
Lambda Literary Award, 2008, Finalist
50 Books about Writers and Writing, 2012 Writers in Fiction: Picture Books and Novels Featuring Young Writers
Choices, 2009 Fiction Young Adult
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 GLBTQ Children and Teens: Fiction
Rainbow List, 2009 Young Adult Fiction
authorship; honesty; Cambridge, Massachusetts; manipulation; writing; coffee shop; seduction
Wittlinger, Ellen, "Love & Lies: Marisol's Story" (2008). Diverse Families. 509.