Seventeen-year-old Zelda Bailey-Cho has her future all planned out: improv camp, then Second City, and finally Saturday Night Live. She’s thrilled when she lands a spot on the coveted varsity team at a prestigious improv camp, which means she’ll get to perform for professional scouts— ...more
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I happened to nab an ARC at YALLFEST and randomly chose a book from my stash to read as I waited in various lines. This book was the random chosen one. For the first 60-70 pages, I thought, "Meh, it's alright. Kind of cheesy." I don't like DNFing anything so I continued on. I'm so glad I did.
The slow and cheesy beginning now makes sense - we are supposed to see Zelda as a carefree kid. She makes stupid jokes, cares a lot about her family, and is obsessed with ...more
The novel follows seventeen-year-old Zelda Bailey-Cho, who is attending Rocky Mountain Theatre Arts Camp with the long-term goal of writing and performing with groups like Upright Citizens Brigade, Second City, and Saturday Night Live. You'll find yourself cheering her on as she combats the toxic masculinity and "boys' club" vibe of ...more
Because clearly the subject and protagonist of Nicole Kronzer’s debut novel “Unscripted” must exist off of the page. Bright, funny, quick, vulnerable, loyal, fierce, and immediately relatable to this frizzy-haired former collegiate comedy troupe denizen, Zelda surely isn’t fictional.
Set in an improv comedy camp and filled-to-bursting with compelling protagonists and antagonists, Unscripted is the perfect YA novel for the MeToo movement, with an ...more
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