To be forced to live a life you do not wish to live is nothing shy of cruelty. What's worse is when you identify as female but are forced to behave as a boy to aid to your mother's delusions.
Crystal, born Hayden, has always dreamed of leaving her mother behind and living life as an out and proud woman. Until that day comes, she must pretend to be a boy to prevent abuse from her mother. But she refuses to remained locked up. When the homecoming masquerade ball arrives, she decides to dress as herself and go out for a night of freedom. What she didn't expect was to begin falling for her good friend Josh.
With nothing but a kik address to exchange messages between each other, Crystal begins to talk to and fall for Josh. Josh begins to fall for her too, but he believes she and Hayden are two different people. Crystal wants to tell him the truth, but with fear holding her back, how long will it be until the clock strikes twelve and she's left alone with only her glass slipper?
This is NOT a boyxboy book. It IS boyxgirl. If you put this in your bxb reading lists, you are being very disrespectful to the characters based on real people who have to go through these hardships every day.
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Previously Titled 'Cinderella Can't Be A Guy'
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#45 in Short Story