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I'll Be the One

(I'll Be the One #1)

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The world of K-Pop has never met a star like this. Debut author Lyla Lee delivers a deliciously fun, thoughtful rom-com celebrating confidence and body positivity—perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Julie Murphy.

Skye Shin has heard it all. Fat girls shouldn’t dance. Wear bright colors. Shouldn’t call attention to themselves. But Skye dreams of joining the glittering world of
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Expected publication: June 16th 2020 by Katherine Tegen Books
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Melanie
Dec 11, 2019 marked it as to-read
Recommended to Melanie by: Romie
Best cover in the world? This book right here. I need this entire story immediately.

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hillary
Book: plus-sized bisexual Korean-American enters a tv reality competition to be a kpop star and falls in love with her famous competitor
Me: *throws money*

******

Me after seeing that cover:
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R.F. Kuang
Jul 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Every bit as adorable, funny, sweet, and inclusive as ya'll are hoping it'll be. Loved it :)
destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
"bisexual Korean-American teen girl"... "first plus-sized K-pop star"... *weeps in anticipation*

Plus this author's MG series is SO CUTE so I have super high hopes for this?!
Jaime
Jan 29, 2019 marked it as tbr-unreleased
Shelves: 2020-releases
This is literally all I've ever wanted
Cute diverse YA romcom
A bisexual, fat, Korean-American protagonist
Skye is comfortable with her weight
Gettin' enemies to lovers vibes and we all know I fuck with that
The love interest is also bi
The bi and Korean-American rep is #ownvoices
It's going to show the good and bad of the K-Pop industry
Read this thread the author made bc I got hella emotional/hyped reading it
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Aimal (Bookshelves & Paperbacks)
Jan 29, 2019 marked it as anticipated-releases
OWNVOICES. PLUS-SIZED KOREAN AMERICAN BI GIRL WHO ENTERS A REALITY COMPETITION WHEW IM STOKED
Nicole N. (A Myriad of Books)
12/9/19: LOOK AT IT. Getting the cover it DESERVES!!!!

(1/30/19): I hope there's a plus size Korean model on the cover because that's what this book deserves.
mina reads™️
The cover is so so cute and the mc is plus sized, bisexxi and wants to be a kpop star!!! We love to see it
Tiffany Chiang
Dec 31, 2019 marked it as to-read
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This cover makes me happy

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Kat Cho
Jan 30, 2019 marked it as to-read
Super excited about this one!
Sonja ✧・゚。★*
THE COVER IS SO CUTE ! !
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Sarah ♡
I NEED THIS LIKE I NEED AIR!!!!!
USOM
Dec 19, 2019 marked it as to-read
I am ALL the hype for this diverse ownvoices novel, GIVE IT TO ME NOW
Mjspice
Dec 09, 2019 marked it as to-read
This is such a cute cover.
BEE
Jan 23, 2020 marked it as to-read
i can not wait to get my hands on this book!
i have high hopes for this one lads!!!!

also.. if anyone is interested the cover model is actually a kpop dance cover artist and you can follow her on insta @ _isabae_
Alissa
Dec 21, 2019 marked it as to-read
Gotta say it: This sounds adorable (L-O-V-E the cover, btw! So fun and bright and happy!) and so positive! I'm looking forward to this one ...more
Kayla
Dec 18, 2019 marked it as to-read
I don't usually read contemporary romance but....a contemporary romance that focuses on one of the biggest issues in KPOP right now? I'm in. Plus this cover is beautiful. I can't wait!
BookinandCookin
This cover? Adorable


This synopsis? Perfect


If this doesn't give me the happiest of feelings I'm suing somebody.
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LOOK AT THIS GORGEOUS COVER
Emily
Cover drop! I'm excited for this one. ...more
Emily
Dec 09, 2019 marked it as to-read
this cover makes me SCREAAAMMM, i love it so MUCH!!!
Maha
Dec 09, 2019 marked it as to-read
i have never added a book so fast in my whole entire life.
Skye
HOW DID I JUST NOTICE HER NAME IS SKYE????? <3
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Lyla Lee is the author of the Mindy Kim series as well as the upcoming YA novel, I’ll Be The One. Although she was born in a small town in South Korea, she’s since then lived in various parts of the United States, including California, Florida, and Texas. Inspired by her English teacher, she started writing her own stories in fourth grade and finished her first novel at the age of fourteen. After ...more

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