Mason Deaver is a nonbinary author and librarian from a small town in North Carolina where the word y'all is used in abundance. When they aren't writing or working, they're typically found in their kitchen baking something that's bad for them or out in their garden complaining about the toad that likes to dig holes around their hydrangeas. I Wish You All the Best is their debut novel. You can find them online at masondeaverwrites.com.
Heartfelt, romantic, and quietly groundbreaking. This book will save lives. -- Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Tender and bursting with humanity, I Wish You All the Best tells a heartwarming queer love story without compromise. -- Meredith Russo, Stonewall Award-winning author of If I Was Your Girl A beacon of hope in a broken world. We all need this book. -- Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin Emotional and heartfelt... This is the sort of novel that goes beyond being important; it has the potential to save and change lives. -- Kacen Callender, Stonewall Award-winning author of Hurricane Child and This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story I Wish You All the Best reminds us that, when we open up to love, we have the capacity to become our most authentic selves. -- Adib Khorram, Morris and APALA Award-winning author of Darius the Great Is Not Okay A truly unique and beautiful debut. -- Adi Alsaid, author of Let's Get Lost Profoundly poignant and often swoon-worthy... a stunning gift to the world. -- Jay Coles, author of Tyler Johnson Was Here An important and inspiring novel about identity, acceptance, friendship, familial relationships, and the people who become your family. -- Sabina Khan, author of The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali A soft, sweet, and incredibly important story about a nonbinary teen finding their voice. This book is going to be so important to so many people. -- Alice Oseman, author of Radio Silence and Heartstopper A welcome addition to the growing body of LGBTQIAP+ literature. -- Booklist An honest coming-of-age and coming-out story... Deaver's treatment of Ben's nonbinary identity creates a realistic portrayal of their journey toward self-acceptance... through sympathetic characters and a hopeful narrative of empowerment. -- Kirkus Reviews A powerful illustration of the ways that compassion and love can overcome intolerance. -- Publishers Weekly