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Tonight We Rule the World

by Zack Smedley

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Tonight We Rule the World by Zack Smedley
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  • First Published:
    Oct 2021, 352 pages

    Paperback:
    May 1, 2023, 352 pages

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Tonight We Rule the World is a powerful look at navigating trauma on your own terms.

At 17, Owen feels like his life is finally on track. As he struggled to socialize and form connections due to autism, much of his childhood was spent isolated. So it meant everything to him to find a supportive girlfriend in Lily, and to be welcomed into her tight-knit group of friends. Now, on the cusp of adulthood and preparing to head out into the world, the confidence he has spent years crafting is shattered when he is sexually assaulted during a visit to a prospective university. After the crime is anonymously reported to his school, faculty bureaucrats and his no-nonsense military father are soon at loggerheads – the former hoping to handle things discreetly, and the latter seeking retribution. But Owen's greatest fear is that word will reach Lily, forcing them both to confront uncomfortable truths about their relationship that could derail his whole life.

Owen is a ...

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