Seventeen-year-old Evan doesn't know where he fits in. He loves his family, but is terrorised by his abusive mother and confused by his father's silence. He has friends, but on of them - Henry - has become distractingly attractive, and seems interested being more than just a friend.
Oh, and yes, Evan kissed a boy this summer.
As things with Henry heat up and the violence escalates, Evan has to decide how to find his voice in a world where he has always survived by being silent.