Delve into the mind of a teen whose journey of self-discovery leads to the unthinkable in this tense and terse novel from award-wining author Chris Lynch.
Alexander, who wants to be called Xan, is a misfit. He has never fit innot in academics, sports, or social life. Hes an awkward loner who hasnt been able to find his place in the world.
Robert is Xans half-brother, and unlike Xan, Robert seems to have his life together. At eighteen, hes enrolled in community college with a decent job and a great girlfriend. Robert often teases his brother, but hes also his biggest supporter. No matter what, hes got Xans back.
When Robert starts to suspect that Xan is traveling down a dangerous path, he may be the only one who can save Xan from self-destructingbefore its too late. But can Robert save himself?
This edgy exploration of what goes on in the mind of someone pushed to the brink examines the seeds of extremism that exist in everyoneand is sure to captivate readers of all kinds.