Chapter One —
"I want to run my hand through Kurt Thompson’s hair, but I can’t because he’s a guy and so am I. If that’s not enough to make you kill yourself, I don’t know what is.... more
On the surface, high school junior Shane has it all: a spot on the soccer team, a popular girlfriend, and a pretty cool mom. But in order to belong, he’s hiding who he really is; after all, who "wants a fag" for a friend, a boyfriend, or a son? If he doesn’t find someone to confide in soon, he’s literally going to kill himself.
Desperate for a sympathetic ear, Shane reaches out to his French teacher, Mr. Bridge. But can he really trust the eccentric loner?
”A spot-on teen voice, fast pace, and loads of conflict make WHY DOESN'T BILLY IDOL LOVE ME? a bold debut novel.
—Alex Sanchez, author of RAINBOW BOYS
WHEN YOUR SECRET IS KILLING YOU,
IT'S TIME TO TALK TO SOMEONE
A LIFE IS A HIGH PRICE TO PAY
TO KEEP A SECRET