Delilah Green is pressured by her stepsister Astrid to come photograph her wedding back home, a place she swore she’d never return. Yet when she meets Astrid’s friend Claire Sutherland, she decides there may be some fun in Bright Falls.
In pre-Code Hollywood, Luli Wei is a Chinese American girl who is trying to make it big, yet knows the dangers of the movie business. In her world, the worst monsters are not on the screen. Success comes at a steep price and she’s willing to do whatever it takes.
Mungo and James live in a hyper-masculine, gang-filled, violent environment where they should be enemies. Yet, they fall in love. When Mungo is sent away, he will need strength and courage to get back to James.
Mallory is a college freshman when she encounters the woman. After the affair, Mallory retreats from the world. As an adult, she examines their relationship and the way it’s shaped her life, and if she should step out into the world or stay in isolation.
While competing on a popular cooking show, Dahlia Woodson stirs up trouble when she gets involved with nonbinary contestant London Parker, and as their relationship heats up both in and out of the kitchen, she wonders if they have the right ingredients for a happily ever after.
Morgan, who is nonbinary and raised by their neurodivergent father Julian, was aware of their alcoholic mother Zoe’s absence and the need to maintain their scholarship. As they deal with trauma, gender, and falling in love, Zoe reappears, upending everyone’s lives.
Mitya’s life mirrors the uncertain future of his country in this novel. He questions his gender as he faces abuse and his country attempts to rebuild itself. Mitya embarks on a journey to discover a place to belong.
Sara Foster and Emilie Dubois must decide if their love is powerful enough to uphold against the weight of their pasts.
Three men, Dominick, Troy, and Remy must navigate life, friendship, and love through a changing city.