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Amy Mattes

February 20th, 2024

In the summer of 2000, grief-stricken skateboarder, Ines leaves her sheltered hometown for Montreal. Entranced by the city, she befriends goth-girl April and becomes a cam-girl. During a bar fight, Ines meets Max, another skateboarder, and a romance ensues. However, Ines has to confront the challenges of her past, Max’s mental health struggles and a threat from a regular at the cam studio. Late September (Nightwood $22.95) by Amy Mattes unfolds Ines’ exploration of self-love, trauma and mental health. 9780889714564

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