You Say It First
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Availability: 5 copies available, 1871 people requesting
Giveaway dates: Feb 17 - Mar 16, 2020
Countries available: U.S.
Oh, and EDELWEISS CAME THROUGH FOR ME AND APPROVED ME FOR A COPY OF THIS YEE-HAW!!!
Nooo... I have to wait until June 2020. It’s only October. This sounds soo interesting and I want to hold this book in my hands. You can never get to much of romance-contemporary. Well, that’s at least my thought. The cover is soo cute as well.
This book does a wonderful job of showing how easy it is to ignore your own personal bias and unconscious prejudices. It shows how putting yourself out there and engaging with people you don't always agree with can help you grow as a person and learn from your past mistakes.
You Say It First delves into two teens' lives with less than happily ever after backstories. A boy from an 'average' American household with a touch of apathy and cynicism (not entirely unfounded) and a girl from an ...more
Pitched as a timely, politically-infused romance, You Say It First was actually a sweet story about two teens from very different backgrounds maneuvering their traumas, learning to take chances, and finding their own paths. Honestly, despite the EVERY VOTE COUNTS sign on the cover, politics was really a very small part of this book – a single brick in a house otherwise constructed ...more
It’s impossible to travel back in time and hand a tote filled with Katie’s books over to the version of my 16-year-old self blasting Dave Matthews in her bedroom. So instead, I’ll announce plans to 1) buy them all for my daughter someday and 2) ...more
Too, the depiction of the fragile early stages of a relationship between two 18-year-olds was so spot-on for me... every time things got a little rough, one or the other of them was ready to bail-- and that's SO exactly how it is when you're ...more
I loved Meg and Colby, who were candid, passionate, and earnest. Katie never fails to write ...more
I went into his book with lower exceptions because I did not love the first book I read by this author. I really enjoyed this book. I loved how this book dealt with topics that are not often addressed in YA book but especially policies and how to be a in reationship with people who don't have the same beliefs as you. I really was super invested in both characters POV. I really bought into the romance as well and found the characters to ...more
If I was to rate this book based on its coming of age story I’d give it a 4. If I was rating it on the romance, I’d give it a 3. I ...more
Katie is a Pushcart Prize nominee whose work has appeared in The Iowa Review, The Mississippi Review, and Argestes, among others.
The great loves of her life include child's pose, ...more