Marianne is a high school misfit, but that’s okay–she couldn’t care less about what people think.

Connel is one of the popular kids, and that’s fortunate because he does care about what everyone thinks. But being popular comes at a price; Connel has less liberty to act as he pleases—to see whom he chooses—than a social outcast like Marianne.

Frequently thrown together when he picks his mom up from Marianne’s mansion, (where his mom works as a cleaner), these two awkward teenagers find that they connect on a deeper level, both intellectually and emotionally.

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