* That the video of her with another girl was never supposed to go public.
* That Owen definitely wasn't supposed to break up with her because of it.
* That behind the carefully crafted selfies and scenes Lulu projects onto people's screens, her life feels like a terrible, uncertain mess.
Then Lulu meets ...more
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This is a book about a social media influencer, Lulu, whose account goes viral after she accidentally posts a video of her hooking up with another girl at a party. Her original popularity had been from her boyfriend at the time, who is the son of a famous band frontman. She shuts herself off from most of her friends and family, and spends her life going through the motions ...more
This was so powerful. I wasn't expecting this to be so impactful with its themes of the ways men hold power of women and control their images, but damn. I entered this thinking it would be a light contemporary with a social media star. I was so wrong, but I am so happy with what I got.
This is by far the most powerful critique of social media I've seen. I find often social media ...more
I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Lulu is a high school student with a large following on a Snapchat-like app, where she posts beautiful pictures of her self and her beautiful life full of friends and parties. But what her followers don't know is that Lulu feels uncertain and unsure of most of the relationships in her life, despite crafting an enviable facade. When she meets the compelling Cass at a party and follows her to The Hotel, a building just as in-between and unfinished as Lulu feels, she begins ...more
''You could be nothing,'' Lulu says.
''I could be anything,'' Cass corrects.
I was sent an ARC of this book by a fellow booklover as she wanted to get it into the hands of a bisexual reviewer, mainly to take a look at the representation in this book. Her concern was how the representation in this book might be feeding some stereotypes around bisexuality and I was happy to take a look at this! So in this review, I am not just reviewing the book, but also giving my take on the bisexual ...more