Dr. Lindsey McCall is the head of the Animal Science Center at a college. She starts to get to know one of the students who is friends with her daughter's roommate and realizes he is in need of some help. Joey is a transgender male and has been having regrets about transitioning from female to male. But, because of pressure from a doctor on campus, he feels the need to continue his journey. When Lindsey learns about this, she decides that she will help Joey to make the right decision and keep himself safe. She meets with her friend Kate Townsend who is an investigative journalist.
Anya Novak had always been very timid. Growing up in Slovakia, she was always told that she needed to be quiet and supportive in the background. She was told that as a viola player, she has to blend into the background and allow the violin players to shine. Now, alone in the US after her parents' deaths, she continues to live a quiet lifestyle blending into the background. She plays the viola in a chamber orchestra, and one day near Christmas time, she meets an older man named Niels after rehearsal.
In Other People's Drama by Gregory Fletcher ,life has finally started to turn around for Brandon Filips. He's gone from constantly being bullied about being the biggest guy in school to having a great role in the school play, having a girlfriend, and actually having real friends. Not only that, but he has started to take better care of his body, allowing him to lose some weight and regain confidence in himself. But when drama ensues at an after-play cast party, Brandon's newly perfect life starts to fall apart.
After Leo and his three friends J.C., Laura, and Chet escaped death at the hands of a serial killer due to Leo being able to save them, the last thing they want to do is relive those moments of fear. But when Leo's mom Cassandra, a big producer in Hollywood, decides she wants to make a movie out of the story, Leo and his friends somehow get roped into being advisors for the film. Everyone has been regarding Leo as a hero because of how he fearlessly saved his friends from the killer, but nobody except the four of them knows how Leo knew where and when to save his friends.
The Surreal Adventures of Anthony Zen written by Cameron Alexander Straughan is a collection of short stories about the life of a man named Anthony Zen, written in a hilarious and sarcastic manner. Most of the short stories in this book are around five pages long and capture a moment from Anthony Zen's daily life. From stories of Anthony accidentally mistaking a grocery store for his own house to him furiously rushing to work only to remember it was his day off, Anthony's stories are always full of adventure.