I’m honestly a bit surprised that I haven’t already posted about this. I have been hearing about it everywhere for ages. I was so positive that I had already posted but think I got confused with Something like Gravity.
As a successful social media journalist with half a million followers, seventeen-year-old Cal is used to sharing his life online. But when his pilot father is selected for a highly publicized NASA mission to Mars, Cal and his family relocate from Brooklyn to Houston and are thrust into a media circus.
Amidst the chaos, Cal meets sensitive and mysterious Leon, another “Astrokid,” and finds himself falling head over heels—fast. As the frenzy around the mission grows, so does their connection. But when secrets about the program are uncovered, Cal must find a way to reveal the truth without hurting the people who have become most important to him.
Expertly capturing the thrill of first love and the self-doubt all teens feel, debut author Phil Stamper is a new talent to watch.
Doesn’t that just sound absolutely delightful? I’m so glad that 2020 is looking to be full of more great queer books. I’ve not read anything by Phil Stamper and this is his debut novel so I can’t wait!
The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper is out 4 February 2020 from Bloomsbury. You can preorder your own copy at Booktopia, or wherever you like to purchase books.
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