When We Were Infinite
When We Were Infinite

All Beth wants is for her tight-knit circle of friends—Grace Nakamura, Brandon Lin, Sunny Chen, and Jason Tsou—to stay together. With her family splintered and her future a question mark, these friends are all she has—even if she sometimes wonders if she truly fits in with them. Besides, she’s certain she’ll never be able to tell Jason how she really feels about him, so friendship will have to be enough.

Then Beth witnesses a private act of violence in Jason’s home, and the whole group is shaken. Beth and her friends make a pact to do whatever it takes to protect Jason, no matter the sacrifice. But when even their fierce loyalty isn’t enough to stop Jason from making a life-altering choice, Beth must decide how far she’s willing to go for him—and how much of herself she’s willing to give up.

Book Details


  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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After watching her parents’ relationship fall apart, Beth is determined to keep her five friends together no matter what. Nothing will separate them, not even college. But when tragedy strikes and one of her friends, Jason, almost dies, she realizes that she might not be holding on tight enough, or worse, she might not be enough. But a few weeks later, everyone else seems to want to forget that anything happened, and they are even considering attending different colleges! Beth can’t understand. Don’t they feel the crushing weight of keeping Jason alive?

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