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NEWS: ‘If I Was Your Girl’ to be published by Usborne in June


We’re always so pleased when an #ownvoices book joins the YA world – we need to see everyone represented on our shelves. And we’ve just heard of the news of a brand new one. It also happens to sound excellent.

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‘If I Was Your Girl’ is a debut novel inspired by the experiences of the author, Meredith Russo, as a trans woman.

Stephanie King, commissioning editor at Usborne: “Written with honesty, depth and, ultimately, optimism, ‘If I Was Your Girl’ examines what it takes and what it means to have the strength of character to be who you truly are with disarming openness and warmth. Like all the best books it made me laugh, it made me cry, it had me hooked and it made me think.”

‘If I Was Your Girl’ will be published by Usborne in June 2016.

How excited for this are you? Tell us at @maximumpopbooks!

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Written by Sophie Waters

Sophie is the Head of Commercial at Maximum Pop! Having studied English Lit and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, she came to MP! to satisfy her passion for books. Sophie is a diehard Hufflepuff and feminist. She's also a huge cat lover, and can often be found rocking her socks off at a gig.

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