How wild is it that there are so many queer novels coming in May and June that they need their own huge post? Can you imagine a better way to spend Pride Month? Gah, it’s so good. Anyway, let’s break it down. May is the obvious standout for trans representation for this year, with major trans/nonbinary characters […]
2020 Arthur Ellis Award, Best YA Crime Book2020 ITW Thriller Award, Best Young Adult Novel2020 ALA Rainbow Book ListThe Globe 100, The Globe and Mail2019 Books of the Year, Quill & QuireOur Favourite Books of the Decade, The Canadian Children's Book Centre2020 John Spray Mystery Award Finalist2020 Amy Mathers Teen Book Award Finalist2021 Ann Connor Brimer Award for Atlantic Canadian Literature2021 TAYSHAS Reading List, Texas Library Association
"Breathtakingly chilling...eerie and wholly immersive...A tightly plotted mystery." Kirkus Reviews starred reviewIt's been a year since the Catalog Killer terrorized the sleepy seaside town of Camera Cove, killing four people before disappearing without a trace. Like everyone else in town, eighteen-year-old Mac Bell is trying to put that horrible summer behind him—easier said than done since Mac's best friend Connor was the murderer's final victim. But when he finds a cryptic message from Connor, he's drawn back into the search for the killer—who might not have been a random drifter after all. Now nobody—friends, neighbors, or even the sexy stranger with his own connection to the case—is beyond suspicion. Sensing that someone is following his every move, Mac struggles to come to terms with his true feelings towards Connor while scrambling to uncover the truth.
About the Author
Tom Ryan is the author of Keep This to Yourself, winner of the 2020 Arthur Ellis Award for Best YA Crime Book and the 2020 ITW Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel. He has also been nominated for the White Pine Award, the Stellar Award, and the Hackmatack Award. Two of Tom's books have been Junior Library Guild selections, and his young adult novels were ALA Rainbow List picks in 2013, 2014, and 2020. In 2017 he was a Lambda Literary Fellow in Young Adult Fiction.