Dear Diary: Pride
2nd EditionDear Diary: Book Two Prom ends with a bang of unexpected epic proportions and leaves Chris with a disheartened outlook on where he is in his life, when he should be on top of the world. He's graduating high school with honors and has the best boyfriend in the world, but things still... show more
2nd EditionDear Diary: Book Two Prom ends with a bang of unexpected epic proportions and leaves Chris with a disheartened outlook on where he is in his life, when he should be on top of the world. He's graduating high school with honors and has the best boyfriend in the world, but things still aren't right. Bullies make him doubt his choice to accept the way he feels and come out of the closet. Those friends turned foes make him realize how much the narrow-minded masses can hate gay people.And everyone Chris loves starts to worry about him.To give Chris a new perspective, his parents and loving boyfriend send him to his first gay pride—but Chris doesn't see the point, and he damn sure doesn't want to go. Will pride help him see there's nothing wrong with him? Will it change his feelings and his mind?1st Edition published by Allison Cassatta, January 2012
Publish date: July 17th 2013
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Pages no: 130
Edition language: English
Series: Dear Diary (#2)
I believe Allison Cassatta gave us a perfect balance of sweet romance, brutal honesty, and a dose of reality that we all need from time to time.You can read the rest of Lynn's review at The Novel Approach
4 HeartsReview of 2nd EditionReview written for MM Good Book ReviewsThis book is part of a series and must be read in order. Chris and Josh share a dance at the prom but come up against abuse from people Chris thought were friends, Chris is disheartened by their reactions and becomes wary. Graduatin...
I didn't enjoy this one as much as the first one. I liked how this story picked up right where the last one ended. My problem with this one is that Chris just started to get annoying to me. While I felt bad for what he was going through, I started to get frustrated with the story.
3.5-4*After meeting Chris and Josh in Dear Diary, we see a progression of their relationship, but more than that , the growth of Chris. His acceptance of himself and his sexuality. This was maybe a bit idealistic, the great supportive parents and boyfriend and the bad homophobic jocks, but I enjoyed...