Tanya Boteju

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+
emotional fast-paced

missing page info | first published 2021

Simon Pulse has acquired Bruised by Tanya Boteju. The contemporary YA novel follows a teen girl as she explores truths about family, grief, identity, sexuality, and love when she immerses herself in the world of roller derby. Publication is scheduled for spring 2021.

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