The Borrow a Boyfriend Club, Page Powars - Signed Copy & Donation Drive!
We are thrilled to welcome Page Powars to The Ripped Bodice LA!
Signed, personalized copies now available!
In-store event: 9/16/23
Orders close on: September 16, 2023
Purchase a copy (or more!) to be donated to one of the following organizations helping trans youth access these stories in their state!
Zebra Youth of Florida: The mission of Zebra Youth is empowering LGBTQ+ youth to thrive. Zebra Youth advances its mission by providing high quality, culturally appropriate programs designed to meet the unique needs of homeless and at-risk LGBTQ+ youth. Its youth center is currently working on a book club for high school age youth, specifically reading books that are currently being banned in public schools.
Transgender Education Network of Texas: TENT is an organization dedicated to furthering gender-diverse equality in Texas. We work to accomplish this through education and networking in both public and private forums. Through our efforts, we strive to halt discrimination through social, legislative, and corporate education.
Detroit Area Youth Uniting Michigan: Detroit Area Youth Uniting Michigan (DAYUM) fights for accountability from leaders, justice for our communities, and a seat at the table for all marginalized youth. DAYUM grew out of the group of young people who organized the Detroit branch of the March for Our Lives in spring 2018. We engaged over 10,000 people in this action and wanted to continue to provide a space for youth leadership in activism.
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About the book:
A feel-good, coming-of-age rom-com from debut author Page Powars that follows a trans teen who joins a boyfriend borrowing service masquerading as an Italian Club to prove that he’s one of the guys, especially to its frustratingly handsome leader.
Noah Byrd is the perfect boy. At least, that’s what he needs to convince his new classmates of to prove his gender. His plan? Join the school’s illustrious (and secret) Borrow a Boyfriend Club, whose members rent themselves out for dates. Once he’s accepted among the bros, the “slip-ups” end.
But Noah’s interview is a flop. Desperate, he strikes a deal with the club’s prickly but attractive president, Asher. Noah will help them win an annual talent show—and in return, he’ll get a second shot to demonstrate his boyfriend skills in a series of tests that include romancing Asher himself.
If Noah can’t bring home the win, his best chance to prove that he’s man enough is gone. Yet even if he succeeds, he still loses . . . because the most important rule of the Borrow a Boyfriend Club is simple: no real boyfriends (or girlfriends) allowed.
And as long as the club remains standing as high as Asher’s man bun, Noah and Asher can never explore their growing feelings for one another.