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it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  30 reviews
David Linker at HarperCollins has bought We Are the Ants author Shaun David Hutchinson's The State of Us, the story of Dean and Dre—the 16-year-old sons of the Republican and Democratic candidates for President of the United States—who fall in love on the sidelines of their parents' presidential campaigns. The book is planned for summer 2020; Katie Shea Boutillier at ...more
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Expected publication: July 21st 2020 by HarperTeen
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✨    jamieson   ✨
Oct 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: anticipated-2020
"the son of the democrat and republican candidates fall in love"

its giving me red, white & royal blue vibes and I'm HERE for it
Kai
Oct 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: to-buy, queer
Red, White and Royal Blue but make it YA!
Ellie (faerieontheshelf)
Oct 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
yessir I will take anything that looks remotely like Red, White & Royal Blue in any shape or form
noah
Mar 22, 2019 marked it as to-read
HI UM SHAWN OUT HERE LITERALLY ONE BOOK A YEAR !!!! IM SO EXCITED MAN HE NEVER DISAPPOINTS AHHH IM READY TO HAVE MY LIFE RUINES AGAIN

EDIT: SO WE HAVE A PLOT AND I KNOW IT SOUNDS SIMILAR TO RW&RB B U T I BET ITS GONNA BE NOTHING LIKE IT BC DOES ANYONE REMEMBER SHAUN’S TENDENCY TO INCLUDE SCI FI IN HIS BOOKS ??? THAT THIS WILL PROBABLY NOT BE A FUN ROMCOM AND RATHER SOMETHING THAT MAKES US QUESTION OUR REALITY ITSELF?? BC I REMEMBERED AND IM SCARED
Laura
interested but wary bc of the republican son. really really hoping he's a secret democrat
Natasha
crossing my fingers the republican son is a closet leftist
Dylan
Mar 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
only rating this so i can be the first rating because im petty but lets be honest, it's gonna be five stars from me.
Ben Ace
WHEN WAS THIS ANNOUNCED AND WHY'D NO ONE TELL ME??? I NEED THIS NOW
Ivy
Mar 23, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: coming-soon-20
This sounds similar to Red, White, and Royal Blue but I trust Shaun David Hutchinson implicitly, so it's bound to be increasingly better.
Iris
Sep 30, 2019 marked it as to-read
I have never read a Shaun David Hutchinson book, nor ever felt particularly inclined to, but this book changes things because HELLO this premise is everything
Zoeraye
Oct 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
no one:
me this year: if it’s not about the children of ROYALS or AMERICAN POLITICIANS, i DON’T WANT TO READ IT
anya
Sep 30, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: tbr-in-2020
Holy crap is this real I need this
OMG IT’S GOT A COVER
- ̗̀ whoreofbookboyfriends ̖́-
can i have this right now please
Cas
oh my god? oh my god? oh ? my? hello?

i know that this is inevitably going to be compared to red, white & royal blue and look. trust me. i love that book like i should love the bible according to some (but the way to hell is never paved with good intentions and i’m extremely gay, i got nothing else), but i also love shaun david hutchinson’s books with the same kind of passion so i’m not inclined to draw comparisons! just give me the damn book!
João Pedroso
Sep 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
JÁ DANDO CINCO ESTRELAS PQ ISSO AQUI NÃO TEM COMO SER RUIM!!!!!!
kelly ♥
Oct 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
it is over for everybody else.. this is THE book of 2020
Bridget
Oct 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
Haven’t even read RW&RB but this sounds too interesting to pass up.

Also, speaking as someone who detests both the Democratic and Republican parties, I’m really hoping this isn’t a “praise one party and demonize the other” situation. If that’s the case, it’s an instant one star from me.
Mari
Jun 12, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lgbt-tbr
Excuse me? This sounds amazing.

But it’s Shaun David Hutchinson, so I would read it anyway.
Cassandra {semi-hiatus}
Oct 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
Here comes Shaun David Hutchinson about to actually improve my country by tearing down walls instead of building them

So ready for this
Sofie
Nov 22, 2019 marked it as to-read
After the excitement of Red, White and Royal Blue, I expect people to give Shaun the same support that Casey received.
Līga Sproģe
28/10/2019

this sounds like a cousin to Red, White & Royal Blue and i'm IN
May Regan
Nov 03, 2019 marked it as to-read
I know everyone else has already said it but IT BEARS REPEATING - Red, White & Royal Blue: the YA version!!!!
Whoever let me have a Goodreads account made a fatal mistake because all I do on here now is get hyped for UPCOMING RELEASES and my TBR list groooowwwss
Teddy
Oct 08, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2020-to-read, 2020, lgbtq, ya
fuck! me! up!!!
˗ˏˋ saoudia! ˎˊ˗
i love political romances!!!!!!!!! i can't wait for this omg
Jay (bookworminthewild)
Nov 22, 2019 marked it as to-read
me excited for a new shaun david hutchinson book vs knowing it’s probably gonna tear my heart OUT as usual
অচুপ্তা | acchupta
the republican son better be secretly leftist
Malek
Nov 25, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: to-buy-asap
if the 'republican' isn't a closet liberal. because we know he likes boys. red white and royal blue part 2.
but not really
Melanie
Oct 01, 2019 marked it as to-read
Casey McQuiston: *Red, White and Royal Blue*

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Shaun is a major geek and all about nerdy shenanigans. He is the author of many queer books for young adults. Find out more information at shaundavidhutchinson.com. He currently lives in Seattle and watches way too much Doctor Who.