Luna

By Julie Anne Peters

Regan's brother Liam cannot stand the individual he's throughout the day. just like the moon from whom Liam has selected his girl namesake, his real self, Luna, merely finds herself at evening. within the secrecy of his basement bed room Liam transforms himself into the attractive woman he longs to be, with support from his sister's outfits and make-up. Now, every little thing is set to change-Luna is getting ready to emerge from her cocoon. yet are Liam's friends and family able to welcome Luna into their lives? Compelling and provocative, this is often an unforgettable novel a couple of transgender teen's fight for self-identity and attractiveness.

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