By Ellen Hopkins
Love—good and bad—forces 3 teens’ worlds to tilt in a riveting novel from New York occasions bestselling writer Ellen Hopkins.
Three youth, 3 stories—all interconnected via their parents’ relatives relationships. because the adults draw back, stuck up of their personal dilemmas, the lives of the kids start to tilt….
Mikayla, nearly eighteen, is over-the-top in love with Dylan, who loves her again jealously. yet what occurs to that love while Mikayla will get pregnant the summer season sooner than their senior year—and comes to a decision to maintain the baby?
Shane turns 16 that very same summer time and falls challenging in love together with his first boyfriend, Alex, who occurs to be HIV confident. Shane has lived for 4 years along with his little sister’s forthcoming dying. Can he settle for Alex’s love, understanding that his lifestyles, too, may be shortened?
Harley is fourteen—a stable lady trying to find new stories, specifically love from an older boy. She by no means expects to hurdle towards self-destructive extremes with a view to outline who she is and who she desires to be.
Love, in all its types, has an important results during this standalone novel.
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Tilt by Ellen Hopkins