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Something Like Gravity
By Amber Smith
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release Date: June 18th 2019
Genre: Contemporary, LGBT, Young Adult, Romance
For fans of Love, Simon and Eleanor and Park, a romantic and sweet novel
about a transgender boy who falls in love for the first time—and how first love
changes us all—from New York Times bestselling author Amber Smith.
Chris and Maia aren’t off to a great start.
A near-fatal car accident first brings them together, and their next encounters don’t
fare much better. Chris’s good intentions backfire. Maia’s temper gets the best of
But they’re neighbors, at least for the summer, and despite their best efforts, they
just can’t seem to stay away from each other.
The path forward isn’t easy. Chris has come out as transgender, but he’s still
processing a frightening assault he survived the year before. Maia is grieving the
loss of her older sister and trying to find her place in the world without her. Falling
in love was the last thing on either of their minds.
But would it be so bad if it happened anyway?
Amber Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the young adult novels
The Way I Used to Be, The Last to Let Go, and Something Like Gravity. An
advocate for increased awareness of gendered violence, as well as LGBTQ
equality, she writes in the hope that her books can help to foster change and spark
dialogue surrounding these issues. She grew up in Buffalo, New York, and now
lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her partner and their ever-growing family
of rescued dogs and cats. You can find her online at AmberSmithAuthor.com.