James Klise        Chicago-based young adult author
 young adult author
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"Klise lets loose a chorus of genuine voices... This art mystery is that rare book that will be passed around by teens as well as teachers in the faculty lounge."
Booklist, starred
 
"SCANDALOUS."
Publishers Weekly



"TAKE A DOSE OF LOVE DRUGGE
D!  Side effects include: laughing out loud, insomnia (from wanting to finish), and being one step closer to finding your identity.” – TeensReadToo.c
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Delightful... -
Time Out Chicago


“Relationships, secrets and lies aplenty for caper-loving fans."
Kirkus

"A beautifully plotted mystery."
Houston Chronicle

ALA Booklist
Editors' Choice Selection 2014



"A thoughtful story about identity, sexuality, and learning to accept oneself.” – Publishers Weekly

An excellent novel for classroom and GSA discussion.” - Booklist

ALA Stonewall Honor Award
for 2011