The Dangerous Art of Blending in

Angelo Surmelis (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$9.99  $9.19
Publisher
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publish Date
June 11, 2019
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.2 X 1.0 X 7.9 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062659019

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About the Author

Angelo Surmelis was raised in Greece until he immigrated to Illinois at the age of five. He currently lives in Los Angeles. An award-winning designer, Surmelis has been featured on over fifty television shows, including the Today show and Extra, as well as in magazines such as InStyle, TV Guide, and Entertainment Weekly. He has worked as a host on networks like HGTV and TLC. He can be found online at www.angelohome.com.

Reviews

β˜… "Surmelis gives readers a protagonist to truly cheer for. A beautifully crafted story."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"At once timely and timeless. A funny/wise/poignant triumph of a debut."--Jennifer Niven, New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places
"Your heart will break and beat for Evan Panos. This is a soaring and courageous debut, unafraid to tackle the weighty subjects of faith and love."--Jeff Zentner, award-winning author of The Serpent King
"This is a story of survival and of triumphing to become one's authentic self. An important book that will serve as a lighthouse for gay teenagers and build empathy in all readers, no matter their backgrounds."--Jennifer Mathieu, author of Moxie and The Truth About Alice
"Angelo Surmelis writes with unflinching honesty, wisdom, and heartbreaking grace about the struggle for self when family is one of your greatest obstacles."--Kerry Kletter, author of The First Time She Drowned
"Readers will yearn for Evan to achieve the freedom, happiness, and love he deeply desires."--Publishers Weekly
"Another heartbreaking novel that pits religion and sexuality against each other, but with an important, culturally specific perspective."--Kirkus Reviews
"A poignant, sometimes explosive debut."--Booklist Previews