How I Got Carter is the story of Jackson Willard, and his discoveries on the way to catching the boy of his dreams, the incredible Carter Mulkins. Carter has always been the unattainable god of his wildest fantasies. But at the end of the summer heading into Jackson's junior year, Carter starts to show more interest in Jackson. Little by little their friendship develops, and little by little it becomes more than a friendship.
After losing his wife to illness, a decorated war hero is determined to keep his family together, but his parenting skills are tested during the summer break by financial restraints, an increasing reliance on alcohol, and the discovery that his eldest son is gay.
Sometimes life isn’t fair. Fifteen-year-old Richie Ferguson must learn this lesson the hard way when his mother dies of cancer and he is forced to live with a father who left the family two years earlier for another woman. Richie’s life becomes a storm, whirling around with no sense of purpose or direction. Will the tumultuous winds destroy him, or will he find a calm sea in time to save his own life?
Chipper Pereira, a senior at the University of Miami's Frost School of Music, has the opportunity to audition for a national talent show. Follow along as he interacts with celebrities and fellow contestants and discovers the music business has good and bad experiences.
NFL quarterback Andrew Thompson is tired of being blasted in the press for his notorious playboy lifestyle and wild reputation. But just as he's trying to make changes in his life and become a better man, a brand new article by respected journalist Aubrey Miller, goes viral. The author berates Andrew for perpetuating a negative image of gay men in the media and questions his dedication to the community. Initially, the quarterback is furious with Miller, but a chance encounter with the handsome writer leaves him rather conflicted about his feelings.
Jett Huntsman has his business straight, which is to scare schmucks into paying back what’s due. And yeah, he’s making shit tons of money while at it. Mostly because he’s good at it. Not that he brags.
What he’s not good at, though, is how to deal with seeing a crying baby left in front of his house with the self-explanatory message: “Assume responsibility, asshole!”
Jett has no time to think things through. He has schmucks to shake for money. So his kid, if that’s his kid, will have to come with him.
Drew lives a strange life with his mother who abuses him, his neighbors who act more like a family than his mother - the complications of being different from the average by being gay seems silly to add on. He plans to study hard and get away, but then something unexpected happens with his neighbor Teo. Is it a good thing or a bad thing? Maybe both?
David Henderson's parents were splitting up, and David was off to stay for a few weeks with his favorite grandfather in the city while his mom and dad sorted out a few things. David was not happy with this abrupt change in his life, but had decided there was nothing to do but go with it. He loved visiting his grandfather, and figured he would at least spend the two-week visit having some fun.
But soon a small mystery cropped up, followed by a meeting with someone new and special. And in almost no time, David's world was to change forever.
It’s Thanksgiving and Tommy Weston is busy making out his Christmas list. It’s a rather lengthy list and there are several expensive items on it, but he knows his parents can afford to get him these things. He’s an only child, somewhat spoiled and maybe even a little greedy. He thinks the world revolves around him and expects to get nearly everything he wants. That’s until he meets Jason and learns about his life.
This is the story of seventeen-year-old Quinn Moore. He has a loving family, good friends and a girlfriend he's deemed as perfect. Quinn's also gay, not that he's about to admit it. He likes things just the way they are, thank you. But then he meets Jude Landon, and everything in Quinn's comfortable world is turned upside down.