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A trans boy enters a throw-down battle for the title of Homecoming King with the boy he dumped last summer in ZR Ellor's contemporary YA debut.

Jeremy Harkiss, cheer captain and student body president, won’t let coming out as a transgender boy ruin his senior year. Instead of bowing to the bigots and outdate school administration, Jeremy decides to make some noise—and how b
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Expected publication: May 18th 2021 by Roaring Brook Press
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Kai
Aug 24, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: queer, to-buy
enemies to lovers has never seen a cover this gay and gorgeous
anna (½ of readsrainbow)
gay enemies to lovers AND second chance romance AND the mc is trans???? i truly feel god in this chili's tonight
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Aug 21, 2020 marked it as not-released-tbr
hi yes i would like this yesterday

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Alexandra Overy
Sep 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was lucky enough to read an early version of this book, and let me tell you, YOU ARE NOT READY FOR THIS AMAZING-NESS.

Full review TK, but trust me you want this beautiful, queer book in your life!
Nenia ✨️ Socially Awkward Trash Panda ✨️ Campbell
omg why is May 2021 so far away I WANT IT
farith
Aug 24, 2020 marked it as not-released-yet
i read the word "ex" and i said "i need this."
Sana
Sep 06, 2019 marked it as to-read-so-bad-it-hurts
I really should have a hate-to-love shelf by now because clearly, I'm unable to resist those books especially the queer ones. ALSO, A TRANSGENDER MAIN CHARACTER
Leo
Sep 15, 2020 marked it as to-read
I’ve decided I’m only ever going to read trans books from now on because trans joy matters
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Sep 05, 2019 marked it as to-read
Umm queer hijinks aka all I've ever wanted in life!!
L.C. Perry
Jun 12, 2020 marked it as must-have
GIMME GIMME GIMME GIMME GIMME-
Megan Manzano
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Read an early version of this powerful and honest book. Y'all are not ready for how much this story is needed in YA.
Gargee | Wilder Girl Reads
23 Aug 2020:
Lovers to rivals/enemies to lovers! Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
Tiffany
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
MTBMW is a beautiful enemies to lovers story with a real and authentic teenage trans main character. I read an early version of this book and fell in love with the depth of emotions ZR Ellor effortless crafts in his characters. The main character was easy to root for as he encounters obstacles on his way to prom king, one of them being his ex-boyfriend. There is so much heart in this book, beyond enemies-to-lovers. Its got the light read of a contemporary, with a deeper delve into self-love and ...more
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Jul 13, 2020 marked it as to-read
God, I'm gonna stan this book so hard, I can feel it.
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a trans AND gay fluffy lovers-to-enemies-to-friends-to-lovers ya????

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i got chillssss this is te gayest shit i've ever seen i need this asap
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YOO THIS DESERVES MORE ATTENTION, LOOK AT THAT COVER
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Zabé "Z. R." Ellor grew up in Washington, DC and narrowly escaped a career in the sciences to write and agent novels. He holds a BA in English Lit and biology from Cornell University. When not writing, he can be found running, playing video games, and hunting the best brunch deals in Dupont Circle.

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