When You Get the Chance

When You Get the Chance

by Tom Ryan (Author), Robin Stevenson (Author), Emily Lawrence (Narrateur), Vikas Adam (Narrateur)
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Follow cousins on a road trip to Pride as they dive into family secrets and friendships.

As kids, Mark and his cousin Talia spent many happy summers together at the family cottage in Ontario, Canada, but a fight between their parents put an end to the annual event. Living on opposite coasts—Mark in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Talia in Victoria, British Columbia—they haven’t seen each other in years. When their grandfather dies unexpectedly, Mark and Talia find themselves reunited at the cottage again, cleaning it out while the family decides what to do with it.

Mark and Talia are both queer, but they soon realize that’s about all they have in common, other than the fact that they would both prefer to be in Toronto. Talia is desperate to see her high school sweetheart Erin, who’s barely been in touch since leaving to spend the summer working at a coffee shop in the Gay Village. Mark, on the other hand, is just looking for some fun, and the renowned “Pride Toronto” festival and parade seems like the perfect place to find it.

When a series of complications throws everything up in the air, Mark and Talia—with Mark’s little sister Paige in tow—decide to hit the road for Toronto. With a bit of luck, and some help from a series of unexpected new friends, they might just make it to the big city and find what they’re looking for. That is, if they can figure out how to start seeing things through each other’s eyes.

Publication date
November 16, 2021
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ISBN
9798200755929
File size
596 MB