TOUR SIGN-UPS: May the Best Man Win

Hi, y’all!

We’ve got a bit of a last minute tour for y’all, and we hope you’re as excited for it as we are. Our Level One blog tour for May the Best Man Win will run from May 16th to May 22nd, and we’ll be looking for 15 – 25 bloggers to host a stop. We’ll be prioritizing those who identify with the following representation in the book: Trans*, Autistic, Gay, Queer.

If you’re interested and want to be a part of this tour, click the button below!


For more information on the book and author, continue scrolling through this post!

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May the Best Man Win
by Z.R. Ellor
Published by Roaring Brook Press
Releasing on May 18th, 2021
YOUNG ADULT FICTION—Contemporary, Romance

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A trans boy enters a throw-down battle for the title of Homecoming King with the boy he dumped last summer in ZR Ellor’s contemporary YA debut.

Jeremy Harkiss, cheer captain and student body president, won’t let coming out as a transgender boy ruin his senior year. Instead of bowing to the bigots and outdated school administration, Jeremy decides to make some noise—and how better than by challenging his all-star ex-boyfriend, Lukas for the title of Homecoming King?

Lukas Rivers, football star and head of the Homecoming Committee, is just trying to find order in his life after his older brother’s funeral and the loss long-term girlfriend—who turned out to be a boy. But when Jeremy threatens to break his heart and steal his crown, Lukas kick starts a plot to sabotage Jeremy’s campaign.

When both boys take their rivalry too far, the dance is on the verge of being canceled. To save Homecoming, they’ll have to face the hurt they’re both hiding—and the lingering butterflies they can’t deny.

REPRESENTATION: Trans*, Gay, Autistic, Queer
TRIGGER/CONTENT WARNINGS: homophobia, transphobia, sexual harassment, bullying, death of a family member.


Z.R. ELLOR AuthorZ. R. Ellor (he/him) is the author of MAY THE BEST MAN WIN and the forthcoming adult fantasy SILK FIRE (written as Zabé Ellor.) He holds a BA in English Lit and biology from Cornell University. When not writing, he can be found running, playing video games, and hunting the best brunch deals in Washington D.C.. Find him online at

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