Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Length: 480 pages
Audiobook Length: 14 hours and 17 minutes
First Published: 2012
The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a stunning and provocative literary debut that was named to numerous best of the year lists.
When Cameron Post’s parents die suddenly in a car crash, her shocking first thought is relief. Relief they’ll never know that, hours earlier, she had been kissing a girl.
But that relief doesn’t last, and Cam is forced to move in with her conservative aunt Ruth and her well-intentioned but hopelessly old-fashioned grandmother. She knows that from this point on, her life will forever be different. Survival in Miles City, Montana, means blending in and leaving well enough alone, and Cam becomes an expert at both.
Then Coley Talor moves to town. Beautiful, pickup-driving Coley is a perfect cowgirl with the perfect boyfriend to match. She and Cam forge an unexpected and intense friendship, one that seems to leave room for something more to emerge. But just as that starts to seem like a real possibility, Aunt Ruth takes drastic action to “fix” her niece, bringing Cam face-to-face with the cost of denying her true self—even if she’s not quite sure who that is.
Quotes from The Miseducation of Cameron Post
I just liked girls because I couldn’t help not to.
Maybe I still haven’t become me. I don’t know how you tell for sure when you finally have.
You can’t catch somebody doing something when they’re not hiding.
But whatever we once were we weren’t anymore.
Movie Trailer for The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
About Emily M. Danforth
Emily M. Danforth is an author whose works include The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Plain Bad Heroines. Danforth was raised in Montana and currently lives in Rhode Island. Visit the author’s website →