The History of Us
Bookreview / December 22, 2015

The History of Us is the first YA novel I read by Nyrae Dawn, but if they are all this good it will certainly not be the last. This book is so emotional and so heart felt it will stay with you for days after you read it. I loved every page of it and I will certainly read it again and again in the future. Bradley Collins is 18 years old and recently came out as gay. No problems there, his life goes on as usual. He has never met any other gay people, but why would he need them anyway. He’s got his friends and his sports so what more could he need? TJ is a major film freak and he really likes Bradley. But when he tries to flirt with Bradley in front of his friends, Bradley flips out. Never has another guy flirted with him and most certainly not in front of his best friends. What would they be thinking? Bradley decides to join TJ on a road trip for his senior project documentary. TJ has set out to record the history of gay America and wants to meet up with all kinds of people from…