The Summer of Jordi Perez (And the Best Burger in Los Angeles)

The Summer of Jordi Perez (And the Best Burger in Los Angeles)

Seventeen, fashion-obsessed, and gay, Abby Ives has always been content playing the sidekick in other people's lives. While her friends and sister have plunged headfirst into the world of dating and romances, Abby has stayed focused on her plus-size style blog and her dreams of taking the fashion industry by storm. When she lands a prized internship at her favorite local b Seventeen, fashion-obsessed, and gay, Abby Ives has always been content playing the sidekick in other people's lives. Whi...

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  • Ashley Blake
    Aug 07, 2016

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

    Trigger warnings: fatphobia (challenged), homophobia (challenged). Really, this is more of a 3 or a 3.5 star book, but it was so stinking cute that I bumped it up. I loved the fact that it's not a "queer girl gets crush and then spends hundreds of pages trying to work out if her cru...

    4.5 stars. This was just SO. CUTE. I loved so many things about this! The representation! The diversity! The friendships! THE FRIENDSHIPS!!! (Yes, twice, for emphasis!) The relationship between Abby and Jordi was wonderful, obviously, but I wasn't expecting to feel so much about th...

    Okay, so I've come back to this, closer to the release date and I decided to change it to a 4-star rating because... I think what I loved about this book far outweighed the fact that I didn't like the end. I basically spent the majority of this book with heart eyes because it was so...

    Now that was a pretty fantastic story of first love. More to come... ...

    I had the honor of reading an early draft of this book and oh, my, it is everything I want out of a light romance featuring two girls. The romance is adorable, body positivity in this book is so needed in YA, and there is so much humor and heart in this book. Spalding does not disappoi...

  • Sophie Brookover
    Apr 07, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

  • Jen (Pop! Goes The Reader)
    Jul 27, 2016

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

  • Adiba Jaigirdar
    Nov 11, 2017

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

    Trigger warnings: fatphobia (challenged), homophobia (challenged). Really, this is more of a 3 or a 3.5 star book, but it was so stinking cute that I bumped it up. I loved the fact that it's not a "queer girl gets crush and then spends hundreds of pages trying to work out if her cru...

    4.5 stars. This was just SO. CUTE. I loved so many things about this! The representation! The diversity! The friendships! THE FRIENDSHIPS!!! (Yes, twice, for emphasis!) The relationship between Abby and Jordi was wonderful, obviously, but I wasn't expecting to feel so much about th...

    Okay, so I've come back to this, closer to the release date and I decided to change it to a 4-star rating because... I think what I loved about this book far outweighed the fact that I didn't like the end. I basically spent the majority of this book with heart eyes because it was so...

  • Ann Elise Monte
    Jan 10, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

  • Sonja
    Jul 18, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

    Trigger warnings: fatphobia (challenged), homophobia (challenged). Really, this is more of a 3 or a 3.5 star book, but it was so stinking cute that I bumped it up. I loved the fact that it's not a "queer girl gets crush and then spends hundreds of pages trying to work out if her cru...

    4.5 stars. This was just SO. CUTE. I loved so many things about this! The representation! The diversity! The friendships! THE FRIENDSHIPS!!! (Yes, twice, for emphasis!) The relationship between Abby and Jordi was wonderful, obviously, but I wasn't expecting to feel so much about th...

  • Kayla Cagan
    Feb 04, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

  • Cece (ProblemsOfaBookNerd)
    May 18, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

  • K.
    Jul 15, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

    Trigger warnings: fatphobia (challenged), homophobia (challenged). Really, this is more of a 3 or a 3.5 star book, but it was so stinking cute that I bumped it up. I loved the fact that it's not a "queer girl gets crush and then spends hundreds of pages trying to work out if her cru...

  • Lauren Stoolfire
    Jul 05, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

    Trigger warnings: fatphobia (challenged), homophobia (challenged). Really, this is more of a 3 or a 3.5 star book, but it was so stinking cute that I bumped it up. I loved the fact that it's not a "queer girl gets crush and then spends hundreds of pages trying to work out if her cru...

    4.5 stars. This was just SO. CUTE. I loved so many things about this! The representation! The diversity! The friendships! THE FRIENDSHIPS!!! (Yes, twice, for emphasis!) The relationship between Abby and Jordi was wonderful, obviously, but I wasn't expecting to feel so much about th...

    Okay, so I've come back to this, closer to the release date and I decided to change it to a 4-star rating because... I think what I loved about this book far outweighed the fact that I didn't like the end. I basically spent the majority of this book with heart eyes because it was so...

    Now that was a pretty fantastic story of first love. More to come... ...

  • maegan ✷
    Jul 16, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

  • Fafa's Book Corner
    Apr 18, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

  • Madalyn (Novel Ink)
    Jan 17, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

  • autumn
    Jun 24, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

  • Kate Olson
    Apr 02, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

  • Trevor
    Jul 23, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

  • Veronika
    May 28, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

    Trigger warnings: fatphobia (challenged), homophobia (challenged). Really, this is more of a 3 or a 3.5 star book, but it was so stinking cute that I bumped it up. I loved the fact that it's not a "queer girl gets crush and then spends hundreds of pages trying to work out if her cru...

    4.5 stars. This was just SO. CUTE. I loved so many things about this! The representation! The diversity! The friendships! THE FRIENDSHIPS!!! (Yes, twice, for emphasis!) The relationship between Abby and Jordi was wonderful, obviously, but I wasn't expecting to feel so much about th...

    Okay, so I've come back to this, closer to the release date and I decided to change it to a 4-star rating because... I think what I loved about this book far outweighed the fact that I didn't like the end. I basically spent the majority of this book with heart eyes because it was so...

    Now that was a pretty fantastic story of first love. More to come... ...

    I had the honor of reading an early draft of this book and oh, my, it is everything I want out of a light romance featuring two girls. The romance is adorable, body positivity in this book is so needed in YA, and there is so much humor and heart in this book. Spalding does not disappoi...

    this book is about lesbians and cheeseburgers?????? SAY NO MORE ...

    This was a super-cute, F/F summer romance with a main character who is OBSESSED with fashion, so, obviously, I loved it. Likes: - I adore when a character is SO PASSIONATE about something as Abby was about fashion and her blog, and Jordi was about photography. - This is not a c...

  • Olivia (The Candid Cover)
    Mar 24, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

    Trigger warnings: fatphobia (challenged), homophobia (challenged). Really, this is more of a 3 or a 3.5 star book, but it was so stinking cute that I bumped it up. I loved the fact that it's not a "queer girl gets crush and then spends hundreds of pages trying to work out if her cru...

    4.5 stars. This was just SO. CUTE. I loved so many things about this! The representation! The diversity! The friendships! THE FRIENDSHIPS!!! (Yes, twice, for emphasis!) The relationship between Abby and Jordi was wonderful, obviously, but I wasn't expecting to feel so much about th...

    Okay, so I've come back to this, closer to the release date and I decided to change it to a 4-star rating because... I think what I loved about this book far outweighed the fact that I didn't like the end. I basically spent the majority of this book with heart eyes because it was so...

    Now that was a pretty fantastic story of first love. More to come... ...

    I had the honor of reading an early draft of this book and oh, my, it is everything I want out of a light romance featuring two girls. The romance is adorable, body positivity in this book is so needed in YA, and there is so much humor and heart in this book. Spalding does not disappoi...

    this book is about lesbians and cheeseburgers?????? SAY NO MORE ...

    This was a super-cute, F/F summer romance with a main character who is OBSESSED with fashion, so, obviously, I loved it. Likes: - I adore when a character is SO PASSIONATE about something as Abby was about fashion and her blog, and Jordi was about photography. - This is not a c...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez has everything you could ever want in a book. It is summery, fluffy, and so original. I loved the summer internship idea and the main characters who support each other even if they are technically competitors. This book is adorable and such a fun read for the ...

  • Lola
    Feb 12, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

  • Marianna
    Feb 16, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

  • Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
    Apr 24, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

  • Samantha (WLABB)
    Apr 05, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

  • Sara➽[hiatus] (Ink Is My Sword)
    Apr 29, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

  • Danielle (Life of a Literary Nerd)
    Feb 24, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

  • Jackie
    Feb 13, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

    You can find this and many more reviews on my blog Marianna's Corner! ***4.5*** Where do I begin??? I LOVED The Summer of Jordi Perez. It has everything I like in a YA Contemporary: -It is SO heart warming. I felt like butterflies were running wild in my stomach throughout ...

    One of the most joyful, laugh out loud novels I've read in a long time. The story is smooth without feeling contrived, romantic without being sappy, and has a pitch-perfect pace without feeling rushed. I loved each of the characters, who were fully realized and developed. And honestly,...

    Trigger warnings: fatphobia (challenged), homophobia (challenged). Really, this is more of a 3 or a 3.5 star book, but it was so stinking cute that I bumped it up. I loved the fact that it's not a "queer girl gets crush and then spends hundreds of pages trying to work out if her cru...

    4.5 stars. This was just SO. CUTE. I loved so many things about this! The representation! The diversity! The friendships! THE FRIENDSHIPS!!! (Yes, twice, for emphasis!) The relationship between Abby and Jordi was wonderful, obviously, but I wasn't expecting to feel so much about th...

    Okay, so I've come back to this, closer to the release date and I decided to change it to a 4-star rating because... I think what I loved about this book far outweighed the fact that I didn't like the end. I basically spent the majority of this book with heart eyes because it was so...

    Now that was a pretty fantastic story of first love. More to come... ...

    I had the honor of reading an early draft of this book and oh, my, it is everything I want out of a light romance featuring two girls. The romance is adorable, body positivity in this book is so needed in YA, and there is so much humor and heart in this book. Spalding does not disappoi...

    this book is about lesbians and cheeseburgers?????? SAY NO MORE ...

  • Fadwa (Word Wonders)
    Jan 15, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

  • Simant ♥ Flipping Through the Pages
    Apr 08, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

  • Rachel Strolle
    Jan 19, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

  • Amanda
    Feb 26, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...

    I'm crying. This book is so special. ...

    2 generous stars I really wanted to love this. It had awesome elements- a fat fashionista lesbian who is interning at her favorite boutique & ends up falling in love with the other intern & classmate Jordi. While our MC Abby is the store blogger, Jordi is the photographer &a...

    What a sweet, substantive delight! As an LA-loving East Coaster, I reveled in the details about Abby?s connections to her neighborhood. Her somewhat fraught bestfriendship with Maliah was very well-drawn and the unexpected breeziness & closeness of her new friendship with Jax was...

    ?Fashion can be art. And art doesn?t have to be big. It can be just for you.? I have mixed feeling about this. While I LOVED the friendships in the story (Jax and Abby were amazing), the diverse rep with a plus sizes lesbian MC in Abby, a Latina love interest in Jordi, and a...

    Ah, first love! I felt so lucky to be able to accompany Abby on her path to romance, because it was one adorable and fun trip. Abby was a really interesting and vibrant character. She was quite charming, and had this magnetic persona. However, because of her mother, her lack of a lo...

    The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in LA) is another fun story from Amy Spalding full of all the wit and charm that I love about her work. This is the story of Abby a pink haired, fashion obsessed, plus size, lesbian on her journey to becoming the hero of her own story. Thi...

  • Jasmine Guillory
    Apr 03, 2018

    This is honestly all I?ve ever wanted in a f/f romance, I feel so fulfilled and happy and overwhelmed right now. ************************************* Update 5/21/18 I feel like every year I spend as a reader and a reviewer for queer books, I am constantly hearing the desperat...

    *happy dance* This is definitely a feel-good book. While there is serious conflict towards the end, it remains a story full of good humour, positive romance and blossoming friendships. Side bar: I recommend only reading the first two paragraphs of the blurb seeing that the third con...

    This was cute, but waaay too angsty for me. I?m bummed because I wanted a great new novel to obsess over about a girl who is a lesbian (yaaaas) and fat (YAAAASSSSS) but I couldn?t get over how childish everyone was acting. It?s not the worst thing I?ve ever read, but I definite...

    2.5 ?Too youngish for me? Stars ?I?ve just realized that I?m probably doomed at love. Because I?m pretty sure I?m not the heroine. I don?t even think I?m in my own story.? ? FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED: I picked this up with very high expectations. The story ...

    Thanks to the publisher for the review copy of this title! PEOPLE. This book is YA absolute perfection. PERFECTION. I am ALWAYS up for a whip-smart romantic comedy, but this one blew that description out of the park. It is about a queer, body positive, social media savvy teen (Abby)...

    Mini review: DNF This book was recommended to me by dear GR friend Lola! Click on her name to read her review. I have read one of the author's previous book and I was really looking forward to this one. Unfortunately it just wasn't for me. This book was actually really cute!...

    I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review Full review originally posted on my blog: Word Wonders CW: Fatphobia (challenged), multi-gendered attraction erasure in the narrative If you?ve seen my most anticipated releases of 2018 post t...

    Twitter is screaming about this book, so when I saw that it was on Edelweiss, I immediately got over my total confusion with how the damn website works to snap it up. Just kidding. I still don't understand Edelweiss. I just made it bend to my will long enough to grab this. See th...

    This review originally appeared on Novel Ink. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Well, this was exactly the adorable f/f summer romance I needed to read! The Summer of Jordi ...

    totally adorable!!! absolutely lived up to all the hype i created for myself (i'm just crazy about that title)! i had to force myself to read it more slowly so i could savor it. super cute, SUPER gay, super fun! fashion + food + friends!! ...

    The Summer Of Jordi Perez is, without a doubt, one of my favourite books written for this or any other age group or genre. I was lucky enough to first read an early draft of this novel in June 2015 and I've lost track of how many times I've re-read it since. Diverse, inclusive, empower...

    You may also find this review on my blog here. I received an e-ARC through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. If we?re all standing out, aren?t we all just?blending in? FIRST OF ALL. It made me incredibly anxious to know that I?ve still got a pending e-ARC (...

    Full review on: FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES This was a feel-good book by all means. It was cute and healthy. Healthy in terms that I have read a happy book like this, after so much time, in which there is no big problem as such. When I first saw the cover of the book, I knew that I w...

    This book is fun, heartwarming, warm, and super fashionable. And it will make you crave burgers! It is the perfect book if you need to put a smile on your face. ...