The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers

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Product Details

Price
$12.99  $12.08
Publisher
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780593464793

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About the Author

Adam Sass began writing books in Sharpie on the backs of Starbucks pastry bags. (He's sorry it distracted him from making your latte.) His debut YA novel, Surrender Your Sons, was named a best book of 2020 by Kirkus Reviews and Foreword INDIES, a best first novel for young readers by ALA Booklist, and one of the best YA murder mysteries of all time by Pop Sugar. He is also the author of Your Lonely Nights Are Over.

Adam has been featured in Teen Vogue and the Savage Lovecast. He is also a recurring co-host on the popular podcast Slayerfest98, where he recaps Marvel shows, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and other pieces of pop culture. Find him on Twitter at @TheAdamSass and on Instagram at @itsadamsass.

Reviews

"A charming and hilarious romance--as enchanting as a fairy tale!" --Robby Weber, author of If You Change Your Mind

"A touching story about discovering the beautifully messy truth that can blossom out of fantasy. In a sun-kissed Chicago that is, itself, a fairy tale, Micah's quest for true love will grab your heart and squeeze in the most tender and earnest way possible." --Simeon Tsanev, Bookseller at Unabridged Bookstore, Chicago

"Oh my gay! A hysterical and heartfelt sensation in the making, full of drama and authenticity that only the genius Adam Sass could deliver." --Ryan La Sala, award-winning author of Reverie and Be Dazzled

"Once Adam Sass pulls you into Micah's world, you won't want to leave. The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers is a well-balanced blend of wit, charm, and hilarity, tugging at all the right heartstrings in all the right ways. If you love delicious rom-coms with modern flare, Sass wrote the perfect book for you." --Robbie Couch, author of The Sky Blues and Blaine for the Win

"The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers is delightfully entertaining and sincere. Sass has penned a vibrant, big-hearted reminder that every reader is worthy of an authentic love story." --Julian Winters, award-winning author of Running With Lions and Right Where I Left You

"With clever plotting and charming--yet oh-so-complicated--characters, I was hooked from the very first page! Absolutely packed with heart and humor, The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers is the queer romcom of my dreams." --Phil Stamper, bestselling author of The Gravity of Us and Golden Boys

"Hilarious, original, and unpredictable, The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers expertly explores what it means to find The One, and how that can sometimes look very different to what the fairytales tell you. Adam Sass was born to write rom-coms!" --Sophie Gonzales, author of Only Mostly Devastated and co-author of If This Gets Out

*"This is a well-written, sweet YA romance . . . [that] also explores realistic expectations when it comes to relationships . . . Sass has undoubtedly joined the ranks of breakout queer YA romance authors . . . This is not one to miss." --School Library Journal (starred review)

*"Sass does a superb job of . . . injecting fairy tale elements into his captivating, highly readable story of . . . empathetic boys and their respective relationships. Swoons are in order." --Booklist (starred review)

"Refreshingly, even when relationships get messy, no one is the villain, and the story pushes back against the idea that young queer people have limited chances of finding love...Self-reflective with satisfying depth." --Kirkus Reviews

"[In this] wistful rom-com with a "Cinderella" twist...Sass capably portrays complicated teenage interpersonal dynamics through realistic dialogue, and fills this sincere romance with teen pining, madcap shenanigans, and earnest first love." --Publishers Weekly

"Micah uses his Instagram page to sketch out fairy tale versions of everyone he's ever crushed on. He's been too nervous to ask any guys out for real--until he meets Boy 100 on the train in a fated encounter, rescuing his forgotten pumpkin sweater. If Micah can find Boy 100, will he be the Prince Charming he's always dreamed of? The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers is a gay Cinderella reimagining with a twist, perfectly capturing feelings of first love and the ways he tend to lose ourselves in them. An enchanting and emotionally honest coming-of-age novel." --Andrew King, Secret Garden, Seattle, WA