Golden Boy is the story of an intersex teen named Max. Raised as a boy, his life is turned on its head when he is sexually assaulted by his former best friend who knew about his condition. Max is a perfect kid. Good student, popular, co-caption of the soccer team, great friend, girls crushed on him. He was golden. Karen, Max’s mother, is a successful criminal lawyer, her husband Steven quits his job to run for the British parliament and her son Daniel adores his big brother Max and hates it when the other family members don’t tell him everything. Stress increases exponentially for Max when he finds out he is pregnant.
This book hooks you in right away. Golden Boy was an incredibly emotional book. At times it could be hard to read but it was always honest and realistic.
Golden Boy is a must read!