Odd One Out by Nic Stone
Courtney “Coop” Cooper
Dumped. Again. And normally I wouldn’t mind. But right now, my best friend and source of solace, Jupiter Sanchez, is ignoring me to text some girl.
Rae Evelyn Chin
I assumed “new girl” would be synonymous with “pariah,” but Jupiter and Courtney make me feel like I’m right where I belong. I also want to kiss him. And her. Which is . . . perplexing.
The only thing worse than losing the girl you love to a boy is losing her to your boy. That means losing him, too. I have to make a move. . .
Trigger & Content Warnings:
- Adult-minor relationship
- Dubious consent scenario*
- Sexual assault (nonconsensual kiss)
- Parental abandonment
- Panic attack
- Death of a parent mentioned
*Note: A sixteen-year-old girl begs a woman in her 20s to have sex with her until she gives in.