Advance Praise for Ziggy, Stardust & Me:

“One of the biggest and best YA books of the summer.” —Entertainment Weekly

One of the best 2019 YA Books to read during Pride Month.”—

ZIGGY’s also included on the “Most Anticipated” and “Best Of” lists in Barnes & Noble, Refinery 29, and Book Riot

“This YA debut set in 1973 is a love letter to self-acceptance...a deeply impactful book that presents historical attitudes and policies with a chilling accuracy.” —Publisher’s Weekly

“Readers will be immersed in Jonathan’s close first-person narration…Debut author Brandon deftly incorporates historical events and realities, including the criminalization of homosexuality, the Vietnam War, Watergate, the occupation of Wounded Knee, and police brutality against Native people…A poignant depiction of a boy’s journey to accepting his gay identity despite the odds.” —Kirkus reviews

“A touching and long overdue story, Ziggy is everything adult novels so rarely are: inclusive, imaginative and affirming.”—

“A stunning debut. This beautifully written novel made me sob and reminded me of first love in a way no other book has in many years. Read it. Now.” —Bill Konigsberg, award-winning author of The Music of What Happens

A beautifully written, nostalgic story full of universal truths and timeless angst. Charming, poignant, tender and at times heartbreaking.” —Greg Howard, critically-acclaimed author of Social Intercourse and The Whispers