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The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers

By Mandie Caroll, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fun, touching fairy tale romcom celebrates queer love.

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This charming queer love story is full of fun and will capture the hearts of romcom fans. The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers is a love story, but also a coming-of-age story, of Micah and other characters figuring out who they want to be creatively, and how they want to contribute their talents to the world. Supportive and loyal parents, for whom their kids' queerness is not a problem, normalizes queer identity. Sure, the fact that everything works out, dreams come true, and love is ultimately realized may feel unrealistic or trite to some readers. But the book delivers on its fairy tale premise while accurately portraying the complicated and messy reality of romantic relationships. This is an exciting romp for teen romance lovers.

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