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This Beautiful Life by Helen Schulman (2011)

Taking place in 2003, this novel tells the story of a Manhattan family enjoying the good life. Their lives, however, are changed forever when their usually responsible fifteen- year-old son forwards a sexually explicit video, received from a classmate and intended only for him. The video goes viral and because his name is attached to the email, he and his family are faced with a series of consequences and repercussions which test their strengths as individuals and as a family. Here is the reading guide for the book.

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