The Confessional

The Confessional

Gabriel Goodman

Gabriel Goodman

I may be in trouble...but there's more to my story.All Jenny Vang wants to do is fit in. Not be popular. Not be cool. Just fit in. After changing schools more than once, she's an expert at it. The way to fit in at Monona High is to talk trash or make boasts on The Confessional, the school's unofficial gossip site. So of course Jenny joins in. But when Jenny lies about hooking up with a teacher, she's slammed with a two-month suspension.She's guilty. She's embarrassed. But is she also the victim of a double standard? Jenny learns her punishment is way harsher than normal. Now she'll have to own her mistake while standing up for herself too.
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Lightning's Run

Lightning's Run

Gabriel Goodman

Gabriel Goodman

Hiram's father forbids violence. It's against their family's beliefs. Even so, Hiram has been sneaking out to the Woodrat Club, where bareknuckle fighters compete and shady deals go down. Tired of beatings from a local bully, Hiram wants to learn how to box. He finds a willing teacher in Lightning, one of the Woodrat's finest fighters.Hiram, a Jewish immigrant, and Lightning, a former slave, soon form an unlikely friendship. But Lightning has troubles of his own. When a man from Lightning's past appears in New York, will Hiram's new boxing skills be enough to help his friend?
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The Alliance

The Alliance

Gabriel Goodman

Gabriel Goodman

"One Down . . . You're Next." Or so said the note Carmen Mendoza found in her locker. Carmen is out, loud, and proud, so the threat doesn't faze her . . . much. Jamie was Scott King's best friend. Jamie was also gay. Scott never imagined Jamie would kill himself. If Carmen and Scott can figure out how to get along, they'll be an unstoppable alliance.
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