Transferring to a new school is
never easy, but 17 year old Yamilet Flores is ready for a fresh start where she
controls the truth.
After being outed by her crush
and ex best friend at her last school, Yami has new priorities and lots of
Her priorities are simple – keep
her brother out of trouble, make her mother proud and above all else – don’t fall
in love no matter who she meets!
Admittedly being one of only a few Mexican
students in a mostly Caucasian and very rich Catholic school means blending in will
certainly be a challenge.
Yami does her best to fake
being straight, often applying her own logic – WWSGD, what would a straight
girl do? However, she can’t help noticing one of the other students, Bo, who is
Bo is out and proud along with
being perfect, smart, talented, confident and really cute. Yami convinces
herself that she doesn’t like Bo or even admit to herself that she might be
jealous of Bo. Will Yami find happiness or is she destined to be on her own?
Author Sonora Reyes gives the
reader insight into being at war with yourself. This heartbreakingly honest and
funny novel explores the joys and turmoil many queer teenagers experience.
Title: The Lesbiana’s Guide To Catholic School
Author: Sonora Reyes
Publisher: HarperCollins, $19.99
Publication Date: 1 June 2022
For ages: 14+
Type: Young Adult Fiction