The Prospects

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Dial Press
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5.12 X 7.95 X 0.94 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author
KT Hoffman is originally from Beaverton, Oregon and currently lives in Brooklyn. He received his bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing from Stanford University. If he isn't writing about trans hope and gay kissing, he's probably white-knuckling his way through the ninth inning of a Seattle Mariners game. The Prospects is his debut novel.
"A queer sports romance and a triumphant debut from KT Hoffman, The Prospects is a heartstring-pulling tale of two minor-league baseball rivals who realize they play much better together."--Elle, The Best (and Most Anticipated) Romance Books of 2024, So Far

"Tenacious, sexy, effervescent, doggedly hopeful, and endlessly charming, with characters to root hard for and an irresistible voice . . . I completely adored it."--Casey McQuiston, author of Red, White and Royal Blue

"Hoffman's debut is entertaining, sexy and delivers a much-needed joyful tale of queer love."--USA Today

"Endearing and tender . . . We're right there with Gene as he struggles with going from almost enough to more than plenty, as he stops letting life happen to him and learns to actually reach for something."--The New York Times Book Review

"In KT Hoffman's debut The Prospects, [teammates who] haven't the foggiest idea how to communicate during a game . . . find a surprising amount in common in the dugout--including an attraction neither can ignore."--Paste Magazine

"The queer romcom I've been waiting for . . . The Prospects is a love letter to baseball, the Pacific Northwest, and trans joy. I adored every second of it!"--Alison Cochrun, author of The Charm Offensive

"Gene's heart is so big, you'll want to hug him through the book, and his journey to finding love and success is thrilling and heartwarming."--Oprah Daily

"This book is optimism and grit, dedication and unbridled joy. I fell in love with baseball, Gene and Luis, and the earnest beauty of KT Hoffman's writing. An absolute delight."--Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of The Ex Talk

"A gorgeously written tale of queer joy and trans possibility, a heart-stealing romance and a loving tribute to the art of baseball--particularly the beauty, struggle, and camaraderie of the minor leagues . . . "--Anita Kelly, author of Love & Other Disasters

"My heart beat fast, my feelings soared, and then I got tickets to a minor league game."--Sabrina Imbler, author of How Far the Light Reaches

"Funny, tender, and hot, this book made me feel like I could dream bigger for myself. KT Hoffman's debut is, pardon the sports analogy, a homerun. If you liked Ted Lasso, you will love The Prospects."--John Paul Brammer, author of ¡Hola Papi!

"The Prospects is the book I will reread every time I want to go back to a world where I feel safe, and loved, and like big-hearted underdogs can rule the world."--Alicia Thompson, author of With Love, from Cold World

"The Prospects is about dreaming big, finding love and blowing the roof off simply by existing. It's a debut so good it's in a league of its own."--BookPage, starred review

"Hoffman hits it out of the park with his feel-good queer frenemies-to-lovers debut . . ."--Publishers Weekly, starred review