“Ask Me Again” is the highly anticipated sequel to “Ask Me”, the ground-breaking novel about a transgender teenager. After coming out as trans and starting hormone therapy, 17-year-old Adam feels like he’s finally becoming who he was always meant to be. But when his family moves from Massachusetts to Alabama, Adam has to start all over again in a new school where not everyone knows his story. Trying to fit in becomes even harder when some classmates target him for being different – and make it clear that they don’t want him around. With support from his old friends online and at home, though, Adam slowly begins finding his place in this strange new world. And along the way, he learns something important about himself: He isn’t just transgender; he’s also gay. This revelation opens up whole new avenues of self-discovery that ultimately lead him back into the light after a long period of darkness.” “Ask Me Again” is a powerful and poignant story about identity, courage, and self.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for LGBTQ+ identifying people, those who are questioning their sexuality or gender identity, and allies.
- The author does a great job of realistically portraying the challenges that transgender people face
- The story is inspiring and will leave readers with a better understanding of the LGBTQ+ community
- It’s an important book that breaks down barriers and offers hope to anyone who feels like they don’t quite fit in
- The author’s note at the end of the book feels like an after-school special.
- The protagonist is a little too perfect and doesn’t really make any mistakes.
- There are some heavy topics that could have used more development
Learn more about the author
E. J. Noyes is the author of “Ask Me” and ” Ask Me Again”, books about a transgender teenager’s journey to self-discovery. Originally from Massachusetts, she now lives in Alabama with her husband and two young children. When she’s not writing or spending time with her family, EJ can be found running marathons (or at least training for them).
“5 stars! This book is amazing. It talks about so many important topics such as family, friends, relationships and figuring out who you are meant to be in this life. I highly recommend it for anyone ages 14+. Fantastic read.”
“An incredibly powerful and moving read about a transgender teenager’s journey to find his place in the world. E.J. Noyes does an exceptional job of bringing Adam’s story to life, and I couldn’t put the book down.”
“I absolutely loved this book! It was beautifully written and so emotionally powerful. I related to Adam in so many ways and felt like I understood him better than anyone ever could. This is a must-read for everyone, not just LGBTQ+ people.”
“This book is an important addition to the YA LGBTQ+ canon. It will speak to readers who are struggling with their own identities, and it provides a much-needed positive representation of a trans teenager.”