Books on Our Radar: When We Were Infinite by Kelly Loy Gilbert
Kelly Loy Gilbert is known for her heart-wrenching contemporary stories and we expect When We Were Infinite will be no different. With a premise that makes me ready to read it in one sitting, we think it should be on your radar too! Preorder now, out March 9th!
When We Were Infiniteby Kelly Loy Gilbert
on March 9, 2021
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary
All Beth wants is for her tight-knit circle of friends — Grace Nakamura, Brandon Lin, Sunny Chen, and Jason Tsou — to stay together. With her family splintered and her future a question mark, these friends are all she has — even if she sometimes wonders if she truly fits in with them. Besides, she’s certain she’ll never be able to tell Jason how she really feels about him, so friendship will have to be enough.
Then Beth witnesses a private act of violence in Jason’s home, and the whole group is shaken. Beth and her friends make a pact to do whatever it takes to protect Jason, no matter the sacrifice. But when even their fierce loyalty isn’t enough to stop Jason from making a life-altering choice, Beth must decide how far she’s willing to go for him—and how much of herself she’s willing to give up.
From award-winning author Kelly Loy Gilbert comes a powerful, achingly romantic drama about the secrets we keep, from each other and from ourselves, perfect for fans of Permanent Record and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter.