Totally Joe

"Everybody says you and Colin were kissing." 

"What? That's ridiculous!" 

"For heaven's sake, Joe, if you and Colin want to kiss, you have every right to." 

"We did not kiss," I told her. 

Addie shrugged. "Whatever." 

What was it with my friends?

From the creator of The Misfits, the book that inspired NATIONAL NO NAME-CALLING WEEK, comes the story of Joe Bunch....

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This narrator is anything but an average Joe: He’s candid, memorable, and—though he might find this hard to believe—totally charismatic.
— Publishers Weekly, starred review
A character that lives and breathes with all of the inconsistencies, fears, and longings of your normal, average seventh-grade homosexual.
— Kirkus Reviews, starred review