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AUTHOR: Kacen Callender
PUBLISHER: Balzer + Bray
AWARDS: Lambda Literary Award Nominee for LGBTQ Children’s/Young Adult (2019)
This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story
by Kacen Callender
Nathan Bird doesn’t believe in happy endings.
Although he’s the ultimate film buff and an aspiring screenwriter, Nate’s seen the demise of too many relationships to believe that happy endings exist in real life.
Playing it safe to avoid a broken heart has been his MO ever since his father died and left his mom to unravel—but this strategy is not without fault. His best-friend-turned-girlfriend-turned-best-friend-again, Florence, is set on making sure Nate finds someone else. And in a twist that is rom-com-worthy, someone does come along: Oliver James Hernández, his childhood best friend.
After a painful mix-up when they were little, Nate finally has the chance to tell Ollie the truth about his feelings. But can Nate find the courage to pursue his own happily ever after?
A main character (Nathan) is attracted to people of multiple genders. The book has been categorized by the publisher as “Bisexuality—Fiction”.