South of Sunshine

· Open Road Media
4.0
2 reviews
Ebook
272
Pages

About this ebook

Kaycee Jean McCoy has lived her entire life in Sunshine, Tennessee. Sweet tea flows through her veins and “yes ma’am” is ingrained in her DNA. In Sunshine, going to church is basically mandatory, and gay had better be your mood and not your sexual orientation. Kaycee may not agree with the town’s socially accepted bigotry, but she’d rather fit in—even if it means letting gross Dave Bradford kiss her on occasion—than make waves.

That is, until the beautiful, sexy, impossibly cool Bren Dawson moves into town. Kaycee is swept up in a whirlwind of exciting new emotions and lets her guard down. One night under a fat country moon, Kaycee’s best friend catches them kissing, and her whole world goes to hell in a handbasket. What is Kaycee willing to risk for the sake of love? And what will she risk for acceptance?
4.0
2 reviews
A Google user
A lovely coming-of-age story.
A Google user
Liked this quite a bit! I thought he setting was really what sold it. Was a lush description of small town Tennessee, and I loved all the shades of queer life in the town. It was a nuanced look at ...
A Google user
I absolutely LOVED this book! I couldn't put it down. Even though Kaycee got on my nerves a bit, I could understand where her struggle was coming from. The things that she had to go through, even ...

About the author

Dana Elmendorf was born and raised in a small town in Tennessee, and now lives in southern California with her husband, two boys, and her tiny dog. South of Sunshine (2016) is her first book.

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