Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Available At: Electronic, DCC (HS), Pine Creek, Rampart

Categories: Cursing, LGBTQ+, Sexual, Violence

Description: He’s only seventeen, but online he can be twenty-two, fifteen, twenty-seven. Whatever the other person wants him to be. 

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains inexplicit sexual activities and sexual nudity; alternate sexualities; inexplicit violence involving self-harm; and profanity.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 9: “We think of the boys we kissed, the boys we screwed, the boys we loved, and the boys that didn’t love us back,…”

Page 44: “The blue-haired boy smiles as he approaches the pink haired boy. …They say hello.. Then they teeter into a welcome hug, a reunion hug, a this means something hug…Harry leans over and whispers into Craig’s ear ‘l love you’. And Craig leans over and whispers into Harry’s ear, ‘l love you’…They kiss”

Page 69: “There are moments where Harry is so revved up, is so horny, that he’d sleep with just about anything.”

Page 101: “It’s time to move in. He’s seen so many scenes of guys doing this- gotten hard to them doing this, jerked off to them doing this. Now here he is . Julian’s got a great body…”

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