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Bisexual teen Darcy has a talent – giving anonymous love advice to students for a fee. Despite being careful, she is caught by the cold but handsome Brougham who will keep her secret safe if Darcy helps him win back his ex-girlfriend. As Darcy assists him, she contends with her own romantic feelings for her best friend, Brooke, and slowly Darcy and Brougham warm to each other and develop a friendship. This engaging novel, with relatable characters and realistic dialogue, is suitable for a more mature audience as it considers issues of teen sexual and gender identity in a sensitive, real way. Useful for an independent novel study, Socratic discussion, literature circles, and a text for a Diversity club.