Tilt by Ellen Hopkins
Three teens, three stories—all interconnected through their parents’ family relationships. As the adults pull away, caught up in their own dilemmas, the lives of the teens begin to tilt….
Mikayla, almost eighteen, is over-the-top in love with Dylan, who loves her back jealously. But what happens to that love when Mikayla gets pregnant the summer before their senior year—and decides to keep the baby?
Shane turns sixteen that same summer and falls hard in love with his first boyfriend, Alex, who happens to be HIV positive… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings:
- Ableism & ableist language (r slur)
- Homomisia, internalised homomisia & homomisic slurs
- Fatmisia & body shaming
- Slut shaming
- Domestic abuse recounted
- Child abuse recounted
- Attempted child sexual assault recounted
- Attempted suicide
- Suicidal ideation
- Alcohol consumption
- Recreational drug abuse
- AIDS & HIV