A Kiss in the Dark by Cat Clare

Alex and Kate meet in an online chat about a band that they both love, and they agree to meet at the gig and before you know it, they’re in love. There’s just a little secret – Kate doesn’t know that Alex is a girl.

I’m conflicted by this book. This is the second YA LGBT book which I have read recently that has someone pretending to be something that they are not. Both start off relatively innocently and both end up being a terrible deception. A Kiss in the Dark takes a turn, with Kate’s life snowballing out of control. I guess that it’s important that many, varying stories need to be told, but the plot and the way it played out made me feel uncomfortable.