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Just Julian

By Markus Harwood-Jones

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After years of bullying at school, 19-year-old Julian is depressed. He sees a glimmer of hope after meeting the similarly out-of-place Romeo at a party and sharing a kiss with him. The only problem: Romeo has always identified as straight and he hangs out with a group of intolerant guys. But as the two begin to fall in love, Julian finds strength he never knew he had. When Romeo's old friends come after the couple, a vicious fight puts both Julian and Romeo in the hospital. The two boys decide to take a stand for their right for respect.

Just Julian provides insight into the struggle against homophobia, reminding LGBTQ readers that they are not alone.

"Julian's life is turned upside down when, by chance, he meets Romeo at a friends party . . . Their story takes its tragic turn when Romeo's homophobic friends discover he is gay and show up to teach him a lesson. Read Romeo for Real for Romeo's point of view. I will not spoil the outcome of this book. Read it for yourself and see how this tale of star-crossed lovers ends. "

- Tim Powers, Librarian NetGalley Reviewer

MARKUS HARWOOD-JONES is a writer, visual artist and documentary filmmaker. He is the author of the short story collections Confessions of a Teenage Transsexual Whore and Everything & All at Once. His feature film, Mosaic, tells the story of his journey across Canada and the United States to learn more about the trans community. He lives in Toronto.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 168 pages
Publication Date: 1st February 2018
ISBN: 9781459412927
Format: 7.5mm x 5.25mm

Binding: Hardback, 168 pages
Publication Date: 1st August 2018
ISBN: 9781459412941
Format: 7.5mm x 5.25mm

Binding: Electronic book text, 168 pages
Publication Date: 1st February 2018
ISBN: 9781459412934
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  YAF014000, YAF058020, YAF058040
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 13 To 18
Fry Reading Level [grade]: 4.2
Lexile Reading Level: HL660L

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