Taste of Tuesday | Beast by Brie Spangler

Beast

 

Tall, meaty, muscle-bound, and hairier than most throw rugs, Dylan doesn’t look like your average fifteen-year-old, so, naturally, high school has not been kind to him. To make matters worse, on the day his school bans hats (his preferred camouflage), Dylan goes up on his roof only to fall and wake up in the hospital with a broken leg—and a mandate to attend group therapy for self-harmers.

Dylan vows to say nothing and zones out at therapy—until he meets Jamie. She’s funny, smart, and so stunning, even his womanizing best friend, JP, would be jealous. She’s also the first person to ever call Dylan out on his self-pitying and superficiality. As Jamie’s humanity and wisdom begin to rub off on Dylan, they become more than just friends. But there is something Dylan doesn’t know about Jamie, something she shared with the group the day he wasn’t listening. Something that shouldn’t change a thing. She is who she’s always been—an amazing photographer and devoted friend, who also happens to be transgender. But will Dylan see it that way?

I am very excited for the release of this book. I almost get the feel of it being like Beauty and the beast but if Beauty was transgender. I know I would be devastated if I thought someone truly knew me and all my secrets and then to find out that they just weren’t listening. Cannot wait to see how this plays out!

Have you read this already, or do you want to read it? Let us know! Can’t wait to hear your thoughts on this upcoming novel 🙂

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