Jeffrey Toobin Fired by The New Yorker Following Zoom Call Incident. The third great YA MM romance to be published this year, the other two being Greg Howard's "Social Intercourse" and L. Philips' "Sometime after midnight". They have a conversation and immediately feel a connection but loose each other in a crowd. Arthur is in New York for the summer and has an internship at his mother’s law office and Ben just broke up with his boyfriend and was trying to post a box with all of his ex’s things. Ben (written by Silvera) grew up in New York City with his Puerto Rican family and is getting … Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 August 2020. So when this came out I figured it would be great. However, if I were asked to choose one over the others, I would pick “What if it’s us” without a moment’s hesitation.

What If It's Us book. Questions remain about what happened in the moments leading to Khalil’s death, and the only witness is Starr, who must now decide what to say or do, if anything. He felt very genuine and real in his awkwardness. Anonymous Content has nabbed the rights to “What If It’s Us,” a young-adult novel that’s attracting a lot of buzz before its publication next month. ( Log Out /  The overall plot was a little bit predictable though and the ending was a little underwhelming for me but it was also pretty realistic so I can’t really complain.

Khalil was unarmed. Can These Execs Save ViacomCBS’ Storied Cable Brands? TEENS & YOUNG ADULT FICTION | Central to the narrative are Arthur’s and Ben’s friends, who are diverse and richly drawn, and the boys’ parents, who encourage their relationship. The premise as a whole I thought was interesting and had me intrigued. TEENS & YOUNG ADULT ROMANCE | Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. I loved seeing them going about their lives after this pretty small interaction but unable to forget each other because of the connection that they felt for that brief period of time. The whirlwind of a wedding, college visits, prom, and the last few months of senior year provides an excellent backdrop for this final book about Lara Jean. Zellweger builds to a snarl as she decries “lesser people’s moral agendas,” all while puttering through a lavish apartment, pausing to trim a bonsai tree. Parents need to know that What If It's Us, the first novel co-written by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera, is a sweet contemporary romance told from the alternating points of view of two teen boys. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 January 2019, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 March 2019. I also tend to be a bit of a cynic so was taken aback by my almost literal punch-the-air moments when following the course of Ben and Arthur's relationship.