From Stonewall and Lambda Awardwinning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time.
Felix Love has never been in loveand, yes, hes painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what its like and why it seems so easy for everyone but himto find someone. Whats worse is that, even though he is proud of his identity, Felix also secretly fears that hes one marginalization too manyBlack, queer, and transgenderto ever get his own happily-ever-after.
When an anonymous student begins sending him transphobic messagesafter publicly posting Felixs deadname alongside images of him before he transitionedFelix comes up with a plan for revenge. What he didnt count on: his catfish scenario landing him in a quasilove triangle....
But as he navigates his complicated feelings, Felix begins a journey of questioning and self-discovery that helps redefine his most important relationship: how he feels about himself.
Felix Ever After is an honest and layered story about identity, falling in love, and recognizing the love you deserve.
"Felix is attending an ultracompetitive arts summer program to have a better shot at a full scholarship to Brown when someone posts Felixs dead name beside photos of him, pre-transition, in the schools lobby.
Felixs plot to get revenge throws him onto the path of love and self-discovery."(Publishers Weekly, "An Anti-Racist Children's and YA Reading List")