Head, Scales, Tongue, Tail

By Leigh Bardugo, first published in Summer Days and Summer Nights.

A teenage girl befriends a solitary bookworm who summers in her lakeside town, hoping he can help her learn about a lake monster she believes she saw. Over the course of a few summers, the two fall in love. The girl eventually learns the boy is the lake monster, granted human form for three months of the year.

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