Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed is a romcom with a deeper purpose. As it follows two childhood friends tasked with political canvassing over the summer, this one contains realistic main characters and the awkwardness of first love. I especially enjoyed the book’s hopeful message, encouraging young people to get involved in politics. This is a great read for those looking for the sweetness of contemporary with a thought-provoking, activist angle. Continue reading
Love, Creekwood by Becky Albertalli is a novella in the Simonverse series that is all about the characters from Creekwood High. This series seems to change its titles with the wind! I just discovered this novella last week and it is set to release in June to coincide with the new television series that is coming to Hulu. I am excited about the show and this book will definitely help with the wait. It will be fun to see where Albertalli takes these characters next. Continue reading
Don’t Judge a Book by its Movie is a feature on The Candid Cover spotlighting and reviewing book to movie adaptations.
2020 YA Book to Movie Adaptations
Are you ready for all of the 2020 YA book to movie adaptations that are releasing? While we all know that the book is usually better than the book, there is a lot to look forward to. Many of the YA book to movie adaptations are coming to streaming services in 2020 and it will make watching all of these upcoming films that much easier. Here is a list of the 2020 YA book to movie adaptations that you should add to your TBR. Continue reading
What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera is a book that is at the same time profound and adorable, and the main characters are each likeable. I especially enjoyed seeing both the authors’ signature styles come through at times, and their work fits together nicely. I had extremely high hopes for this one, and it is safe to say that I was not disappointed. Continue reading
Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli is a book I have been excited for ever since I finished Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda long ago. This book is everything I had hoped for, and it follows Leah who is navigating senior year and bisexuality. Leah is so likeable, and the friendship in the book is goals. It is safe to say that this story does not disappoint. Continue reading