Keeping You a Secret

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Keeping You a Secret
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Author Julie Anne Peters
Country United States
Language English
Genre Young adult novel
Publisher Little, Brown
Publication date
2003
Media type Print (hardcover and paperback)
Pages 250 pg
ISBN 0-316-00985-7
OCLC 59282187

Keeping You a Secret is a young adult novel by Julie Anne Peters. It was first published in hardback in 2003, and later in paperback in 2005. This novel deals with mature themes. It is about a young girl (Holland, aged 17) discovering her sexuality and what it is like to experience homophobia.[1] What starts out as a confusing "girl crush" becomes a discovery of Holland's true feelings and coping with the concept of attraction to a member of her own sex. Other characters in the novel discover her crush and employ various means of physical and emotional abuse and violence, displaying strong homophobic behaviors.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Author's official website
  2. ^ Keeping You a Secret, book profile on "LibraryThing"
  3. ^ Peters, Julie Anne (2003). Keeping you a secret : a novel (1st ed. ed.). New York: Little, Brown.