When his best childhood friend moves to another country, Andy’s life suddenly feels very empty. With his friend’s visits becoming increasingly less frequent, Andy is forced to find friendship – and romance – elsewhere.
Max Wilson, a peculiar 14-year boy with a love for Basketball and Classical music has chosen a pen-pal from a candidate list for English class. With the youngster's grades slipping, and a need to get ahead Max decides to take the last resort. After sending the first letter, the boy waits nervously for his anonymous sender, who appears to be another boy, and is within the same building as Max. Over three months, the teenagers grow a bond through communication, with the other boy helping Max come out to his family, and to Max's amazement, he's fallen for an unknown boy who sounds perfect in every way according to their personal correspondences.
Fifteen year old Adam is a loner at school. Clever but afraid to show it, he is content not to draw attention to himself. However, one day in his World Geography class something happens to change that.
Michael is in love with his best friend, Austin, but when he finds this out, Austin takes great pains to end their friendship for good.
Cody, who has spent most of his young life feeling alone, jumps at the chance to befriend the first gay boy he's ever met. He meant for them to be companions, but he ends up falling for Michael instead... He's helpless in his fresh, new puppy love.
Michael takes advantage of Cody and uses his body regularly, but he refuses to give up on Austin, his true love. No matter how deluded his thoughts may get, he'll always keep that flame burning for his oldest friend...
Nick Jacobs has had a pretty crappy life. His mother is a drug and alcohol abusing prostitute. He never knew who his father was. Sadly, Nick ends up in the foster care system in Austin, Texas. After seven years in and out of different foster families, he ends up in a group home. Everything changes when the White family takes him to lunch and spends an afternoon with Nick at their home. It's a world that Nick had never even dreamed of. Will he fit in? Will he ever experience the kind of unconditional love most others take for granted?
Ashton is exiled to the middle of nowhere when his stepdad gets a promotion. Boring, small town life is not how he expected his senior year of high school to go. He's got plans though. His eighteenth birthday means the release of the trust his dad set up before he died. As soon as he gets his diploma, he's gonna split. Just him, his car, and his camera. He'll take pictures of everything, everywhere. Make a life on his terms and no one else's.
Rick Spivey had his own issues at Polk High, but when he met the mysterious Taine Maxwell, he developed an obsession which would change both of their lives forever. Something about Taine brings out both the best and worst in Rick, and in his quest to win the boy's heart, Rick undergoes a transformative journey of his own.
As Adam is running from his old life, he meets many interesting people. Still, it seems hard to leave his old life behind, as it's trying to catch up with him every time he takes time to rethink it all.
Ryan always loved the heroes with powers who fought crime and saved the world in his comic books. Then after a series of events, he discovers that he has become part of a new breed of soldiers with superhuman powers that come from the ability to manipulate the very structure of light. They fight against beings from another world called the Colossus and protect humanity against their destructive nature. Between rising to the legacy of his deceased brother to falling for a brooding man from a rival political family, Ryan begins to discover who he is and what the world truly needs...a Champion.
Summer is ending, school starting, and the world changing for Jesse and Marty. Their relationship has grown strong, and now they are trying to figure out how to present themselves to others. School introduces some new ideas, new thinking, and teachers that encourage them to expand their horizons. Friendships resume, grow, and lead in new directions. But no one is quite prepared for where they will go...