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What would you do if you fell in love with a boy you never met?

Max Wilson is a peculiar 14-year-old boy with a love for basketball and classical music. The teenager is popular among his peers; but he has bad grades, and his family life at home is not going well. Plus, Max has a huge secret he is keeping from the world. Max is gay. Recently he has chosen a pen-pal f
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Kindle Edition, 238 pages
Published November 11th 2019 by D.K. Daniels
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Bob S.
Jul 12, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnf
I didn’t finish this book for mainly two reasons.

First, this is a blatant ripoff of “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” (published four years earlier) with the exception that Simon and Blue use email instead of handwritten letters to communicate back and forth.

And second, the language used by the boys is anything but typical of 14 year old boys in America, especially on the part of Sherlock.

If you find this theme interesting, you’re better off reading Becky Abertelli’s “Simon vs. the Homo Sap
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Ernesto Rivas
Nov 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Unexpected

Oh my! At first I didn’t get how the story was supposed to work, but it finally came to me about these two beautiful boys discovering themselves and each other through writing letters to each other. It’s written so well it’s like you become part of the letters being exchanged between the boys. Happiness, sadness, but mostly love. Bravo!!!
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Aug 03, 2020 rated it liked it
The first thing that struck me is the lexicon level used by boys who are supposedly around 14 years old ... I can't imagine myself writing to a pen-pal in such a manner in my youth. This bothered me throughout the entire book which consists entirely of letters between two boys using 'Sherlock' and 'Watson' as their pen-names for the sake of anonymity. The enormity and severity of their back-story and issues faced are gradually/eventually revealed and these proved sufficiently engaging to keep me ...more
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D.K. Daniels writes contemporary/realistic fiction with both teen and college-aged characters aimed at an LGBTQ+ audience. His novels often stem from an isolated high-school career and rational outlook on life. For the most part, the stories he writes are about young people finding their way in a noisy world.

When D.K. is not writing, he camps and hikes in many countries across the world, and is a
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