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Honestly Ben Audiobook

Honestly Ben

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Publisher's Summary

In this companion to Openly Straight, Ben confronts pressure at school, repression at home, and his passion for two very different people in figuring out what it takes to be Honestly Ben.

Ben Carver is back to normal. He's working steadily in his classes at the Natick School. He just got elected captain of the baseball team. He's even won a full scholarship to college, if he can keep up his grades. All that foolishness with Rafe Goldberg the past semester is in the past.

Except...there's Hannah, the gorgeous girl from the neighboring school, who attracts him and distracts him. There's his mother, whose quiet unhappiness Ben is noticing for the first time. School is harder, the pressure higher, the scholarship almost slipping away. And there's Rafe, funny, kind, dating someone else...and maybe the real normal that Ben needs.

Perfect for fans of David Levithan, Andrew Smith, and John Green, Honestly Ben is a smart, laugh-out-loud novel that will speak to anyone who's struggled to be "honestly ____" in some part of their lives.

©2017 Bill Konigsberg (P)2017 Scholastic Inc.

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    "Better than the first book in the series!"

    Maybe because Ben is grappling with his bisexuality, his character is more complex and interesting than Rafe's.

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    kindle 05-12-17
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    "#TeamKonigsberg"

    Was always available at a moments notice and off-line playback was a plus. 💙 It

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    Rewa 04-13-17
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    Honestly Ben is an amazi g book because it makes you think and there are many moments in this book that you can relate to but can't in other books

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