Meet Cute by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Available At: Electronic, Liberty

Categories : Cursing, LGBTQ+, Sexual

Description: A collection of fourteen short stories exploring the moment when a couple meets for the first time–from an African American girl in upstate New York who simultaneously finds a prom dress and a date to a transgender girl who confronts the student blocking her right to use the school restroom.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains alcohol use; inexplicit sexual activities; profanity; and alternate gender ideologies.

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Page 22: “…I told Eduardo now or never and threw the condoms away.”…I shook my head to rid the image of the two of them having sex, and stood up to shake her hand.

Page 72: All the “dates” Alexa had ever been on (she used the term loosely) had involved the computer lab or peanut M&M’s or sex; or on a good night, all three.

Page 109: She wasn’t the only trans kid at her school, of course. Nashville was a relatively progressive city, sometimes, in its way, and the sheer mass of students guaranteed, statistically, at least a handful of people like her. But Nia was the only one with a parent supportive enough to let her transition, and Nia was the only one who had been willing to put her foot down and demand access to the correct facilities-

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