About the BookHeartbreaking but ultimately empowering, this debut novel delivers a stunning story of a toxic friendship-turned-relationship that explores the layers and complexity of the coming out experience.
A superb story, told in an original and masterly way. Smedley navigates the novel's refreshing ideas about sexuality and religion with grace and intelligence. --The New York Times"A heartbreaking and important read." --Caleb Roehrig, author of Last Seen Leaving
* [A] layered, complex depiction of questioning (bi)sexuality... A heartbreaking case worth revisiting again and again. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
All the awkward, endearing, and complex experiences of discovering your sexuality and falling in love will keep readers rooting for Nate and Cam...An emotional ride with a refreshingly mature ending, Smedley's debut is recommended for readers looking for a poignant story of love, religious belief, and self- acceptance. -- Booklist
About the AuthorZack Smedley is a chemical engineer who recently graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. As a member of the LGBT community, his goal is to give a voice to marginalized young adults through gritty, morally complex narratives. Deposing Nathan is his first novel. Find him on Twitter @zack_smedley.