June 6, 2019

The Exact Opposite of Okay Blog Tour: Excerpt + Giveaway

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The Exact Opposite of Okay (Izzy O'Neill #1)
Author: Laura Steven
Genre: YA Contemporary/Feminism
Release Date: June 11, 2019
Publisher: HarperTeen

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Synopsis:

Bitingly funny and shockingly relevant, The Exact Opposite of Okay is a bold, brave, and necessary read for fans of Louise O'Neill and Jennifer Mathieu. 

Eighteen-year-old Izzy O’Neill knows exactly who she is—a loyal friend, an aspiring comedian, and a person who believes that milk shakes and Reese’s peanut butter cups are major food groups. But after she’s caught in a compromising position with the son of a politician, it seems like everyone around her is eager to give her a new label: slut.

Izzy is certain that the whole thing will blow over and she can get back to worrying about how she doesn’t reciprocate her best friend Danny’s feelings for her and wondering how she is ever going to find a way out of their small town. Only it doesn’t.

And while she’s used to laughing her way out of any situation, as she finds herself first the center of high school gossip and then in the middle of a national scandal, it's hard even for her to find humor in the situation.

Izzy may be determined not to let anyone else define who she is, but that proves easier said than done when it seems like everyone has something to say about her.
Read an excerpt from The Exact Opposite of Okay HERE!
 
Laura Steven is an author, journalist and screenwriter from the northernmost town in England. The Exact Opposite of Okay, her YA debut, was published by Egmont in March 2018. The sequel, A Girl Called Shameless, will follow in 2019.

As well as mentoring aspiring authors through schemes like Pitch Wars, Laura works for Mslexia, a non-profit organisation supporting women writers. She graduated with Distinction from her MA in Creative Writing in 2017, and her TV pilot Clickbait – a mockumentary about journalists at a viral news agency – was a finalist in British Comedy's 2016 Sitcom Mission. 
Laura is represented by Suzie Townsend of New Leaf Literary and Media Inc.
Win (1) of (2) copy of THE EXACT OPPOSITE OF OKAY by Laura Steven (US Only)
Starts: June 5, 2019
Ends: June 19, 2019

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2 comments:

  1. This book was already on my TBR as I love to read contemporary YA that brings out all the emotions like this one sounds like it will do.

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