Regan's brother Liam can't stand the person he is during the day. Like the moon from whom Liam has chosen his female namesake, his true self, Luna, only reveals herself at night-in the secrecy of his basement bedroom Liam transforms himself into the beautiful girl he longs to be, with help from... show more
Regan's brother Liam can't stand the person he is during the day. Like the moon from whom Liam has chosen his female namesake, his true self, Luna, only reveals herself at night-in the secrecy of his basement bedroom Liam transforms himself into the beautiful girl he longs to be, with help from his sister's clothes and makeup. Now, everything is about to change-Luna is preparing to emerge from her cocoon. But are Liam's family and friends ready to welcome Luna into their lives? Compelling and provocative, this is an unforgettable novel about a transgender teen's struggle for self-identity and acceptance.
Publish date: September 15th 2008
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
How do a girl deal with her sister being a transgender person? When the father is a meany an the mother seems like a heartless bitch? The transgender sister Luna seems a bit needy and dependent of her younger sister Regan. It is a bit unfair for her and she just got a new potential boyfriend Chris...
Quando ho sentito parlare per la prima volta di questo libro, anni fa, ero rimasta davvero colpita dalla trama. Amo praticamente qualsiasi romanzo esca per la collana Y della Giunti, e viste le tematiche affrontate dall'autrice lo avevo inserito nella Wish List senza pensarci due volte. Sono passati...
The story totally sucked me in, left me crying and hopeful which I thought was lovely. But I don't feel like I gained any new insights into the rage and despair and frustrations - just overall experience - for transsexual individuals. I liked Regan's POV but wonder if it would have felt more complet...
4.5 really beautiful. loved luna and regan. liked hte pov of sister. full review later
So this is one of the few YA books out there with a trans character and it naturally piqued my interest. I enjoyed it, but it's not without flaws. I found both Regan and Luna to be incredibly selfish at times and none of the characters were very likable, probably owing to the lack of development. Lu...