Teenage Dirtbags

Written by:
James Acker
Narrated by:
Lee Osorio , Max Meyers

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
April 2024
12 hours 16 minutes
From the author of The Long Run comes another unflinchingly raw and boldly hilarious novel about an unlikely group of teens coming together to exact revenge on the person who wronged them.

All’s fair in love and revenge…

Phil Reyno is a “troublemaker.” With a punk aesthetic and a quick temper, Phil knows that it’s surprising to see him dating universally beloved Cameron Ellis, whose viral coming out video made him an internet darling.

Jackson Pasternak is a “good guy.” Junior class president, star rower, and Ivy bound, Jackson is burnt out and misses the only person who ever truly knew him—his ex-best friend, Phil.

When Cameron dumps Phil and torpedoes his already-iffy reputation in the process, Phil hatches a plot to expose Cameron as the two-faced liar he truly is. And he finds the perfect weapon in his old pal Jackson, who agrees to infiltrate Cameron’s circle and uncover dirt.

But as Phil and Jackson rediscover their friendship—and more—they start to wonder… Will knocking Cameron off his pedestal really solve their problems?

Praise for The Long Run
“Written with equal doses of heart and ferocity, this is a fabulous debut.” —Abdi Nazemian, author of Stonewall Honor book Like a Love Story and The Chandler Legacies
“Raw, real, electric, and unputdownable.” —Steven Salvatore, critically acclaimed author of And They Lived…
“James Acker is a splashy new voice with an unforgettable romcom about tough guys with soft hearts.” —Adam Sass, award-winning author of Surrender Your Sons and The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers
* “A stunning novel.” —Bookpage, starred review
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