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New York Times bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed have crafted a resonant, funny, and memorable story about the power of love and resistance.

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Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state senate candidate—as long as he’s behind the scenes. When it comes to speaking to strangers (or, let’s face it, speaking at all to almost anyone),
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ebook, 448 pages
Expected publication: February 4th 2020 by Balzer + Bray
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Chaima ✨ شيماء
Who needs extreme sports when news of new book releases by my favorite authors give me more adrenaline than I will ever need for the rest of my life???
may ➹
Apr 16, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I live my life by simple rules: I see Becky Albertalli? I read it

update: I LOVE THIS COVER
Warda
Oct 31, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
There's part of me that is gagging for this book and another part of me that is questioning how the faith aspect is going to be handled. I'm tired of it being inauthentic, wishy-washy and westernised, just so that it suits the audience. Just so that Muslims are perceived as normal.
Keeping my fingers crossed all the same.
beth ✨
Jan 31, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: releases-2020
we have a title and description about this book and i’m even more excited now!!

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there’s literally no title, description or cover but it’s already one of my favourite books.
sarah xoxo
Dec 18, 2019 is currently reading it
Shelves: arcs
I just got accepted for an arc of this and
WHEN I TELL YOU I SCREAMED

thank you so much Netgalley and Simon and Schuster Australia!
Tucker
May 16, 2019 marked it as not-released-tbr  ·  review of another edition
OoOoOoOooOoOoOooOo. What a pretty cover

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this is the most beautiful title i have ever witnessed in my entire existence
Ivy
Feb 02, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: coming-soon-20
This book sounds great, and really cute! Becky is good at collaborating with other authors, so I’m sure she’ll be fantastic, and while I don’t know much about the other author she seems cool. So yeah. This’ll be good.
Cassie
Dec 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: edelweiss-arcs
Actual rating: 4.5 stars

This book was very good and I enjoyed it immensely. I thought it was just going to be this cute rom com type of story, and sure, it was. But, it was so much more than that. It honestly took me by surprise with how relevant it was, with religion, politics, even what people will do to go viral on the internet.

I’m a white cis woman, so perhaps take this review with a grain of salt, but I felt like the religion was handled in a respectful way and I appreciated that a lot.
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Parker Jensen
Jan 19, 2019 is currently reading it
I don't know anything about this but I want it....now
kayla ☕
Apr 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
take ALL of my money. there is no title, cover, or description but i can already tell you it's going to be my favorite ...more
Dahlia
I just...cannot say enough good things about this book. Come for the romance and wonderful Jewish and Muslim rep, stay to feel completely inspired about politics and an individual's ability to make a difference, whether or not they're of voting age. (And I particularly admire the respect this book pays to teens and the sensitivity to how difficult it is to be pre-voting age and feeling helpless in that regard.) There are so many decisions in this book I just loved, especially the ending, and I ...more
Kate ☀️ Olson
(free review copy) as a very liberal, almost-40 school librarian I adored this book! It is a hard-core political message book (with sweet romance thrown in) and it’s a message I very much appreciated ~ just a heads up that it’s definitely a rally cry for liberal ideals......if those aren’t your personal ideals going into it, please keep an open mind political activism + love and peace and human decency and religious and gender/romantic freedoms for all are perfectly awesome messages to be ...more
Swetlana (The Caffeinated Bookworm Life)
It's Becky Albertalli. Of course, I'm at the very least interested in this book but then I read the synopsis and now with the cover? I'm sold! Is it February 2020 yet?!
The Nerd Daily
Jan 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Mimi Koehler

Listen, I hate the current political climate as much as the next guy, but I can’t deny that I love the stories that are being published because of it. Never have authors been more politically active and never have young adult stories made me want to pick up a sign and protest to save the world more than they have in the last few years. Yes, No, Maybe So is a story that gives you back a voice you might feel like you have lost—or never
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Enne (they/them)
update: we have a synopsis and this book sounds really cute and interesting and wow im so excited aaaaaah
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hi good morning afternoon evening night, i would sell my soul for becky albertalli and for her next book. that's all.
Sara➽ Ink Is My Sword
Sep 29, 2019 marked it as to-read
"Navigating the cross-cultural romance of the century is another thing entirely" I AM SOLD.
Amanda
Loved this! Fun, sweet, clever, positive, hopeful.
rachel ☾
Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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Linda
Nov 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book explores topics like political acticvism (especially when you're too young to vote) and a cross- cultural friendship, while also having two of the most adorable maincharacters. It's a very important and thoughtful read, but also a really cute and funny one
The blurb says it: Maya, whose parents are separating and Jamie, who has to hold a speech at his little sisters bat mizwah, are kind of "forced" to go political canvassing together.

Both of the characters are so sweet and well
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Cody Roecker
Oct 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Politically engaging, YES NO MAYBE SO launches the reader into a campaign that is absolutely essential, much like this book is for everyone. Not only is the romance adorable, the characters are spectacular and refreshing. I adored every moment of this book
Jenna
Jan 21, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I need this book now!!!
Reason: It's going to be awesome!!!
Evidence: Everything by Becky Albertalli is amazing!!!
hillary
I’m crying, that cover is so pretty, help.
Laura Gardner
Dec 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thank you to the authors for sharing this SIGNED ARC with me and Kidlitexchange!! I love everything Becky Albertalli has written (I've read them ALL) and I'm a big fan of Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed so I knew going in that I was going to like this one. Dual perspective books are always a lot of fun to read and this was no exception. I loved the activism angle, as well as watching their friendship bloom into romance. Swoon! This is a must buy for all high school libraries. Maybe it will even ...more
Salma19 (High Lady of the Dawn Court)
I'm already suffering from the long wait...
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May 02, 2019 marked it as anticipated-2020  ·  review of another edition
ooo the synopsis sounds so interesting, i can't wait for this one to be released!
Gwendolyn Kensinger
Another book for 2020 I am so excited about. And the gorgeous cover too!
Zemira (Kylo Ren fangirl) Warner
Gosh! Such adorable, well-written characters!
shre ♡
Nov 10, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
this sounds so cute!

and i love that so many romances between poc/cross-cultural contemp romances are being written these days.
Jaye Berry
I'm getting too old for this, rip. I wrote a long ass review but this book doesn't come out for a while so I'll hold off posting it for now. But this book was okay, just not for me. It hit a lot of important topics that slapped but the romance was SUPER cringy and awkward. So much of this book was also annoying pop culture references that made me want to yeet myself off a cliff.
booksneedcaffeinetoo
okay this sounds cute as fuck: "romcom about two cinnamon roll teens who fall in love while canvassing for a special election" (from Aisha's Twitter).
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Becky Albertalli is the author of the acclaimed novels Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (film: Love, Simon), The Upside of Unrequited, and Leah on the Offbeat. She is also the co-author of What If It's Us with Adam Silvera. A former clinical psychologist who specialized in working with children and teens, Becky lives with her family in Atlanta. You can visit her online at www.beckyalbertalli.com. ...more