Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

Available At: Electronic, Liberty

Categories : Cursing, Drug Abuse, LGBTQ+, Racism, Sexual

Description: Ramona Blue has to be the adult of her family while questioning if she is a lesbian or bisexual when she develops feelings about her friend Freddie.

YA Label?: Unknown

Notes: This book contains sexual activities; inexplicit sexual nudity; profanity and derogatory terms; alcohol and drug use; alternate sexualities; and inflammatory racial commentary.

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Page 36: Then there are the handful of times we’ve bought morning-after pills…

Page 78: She yawns, and then adds, “All that’s on is soft-core porn and infomercials.” …”And what do you know about soft-core porn?”

Page 91: We weave in and out of rooms, searching for a corner to claim. Everyone in the living room is grinding their baby-makers together, while the dining room is reserved for drinking games, and all the people on the patio are either passing around blunts or gathering around tall bongs.

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