Book Review : The Brightsiders

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Thanks to Macmillan International for sending me a review copy of The Brightsiders, this hadn’t influenced my review or rating in any way. 

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The Brightsiders marks my second buddy-read with the amazing Marie @Drizzle and Hurricane Books and it was a lovely experience as always.

I had some issues getting into this, but I slowly got to love all the characters and root for them to be happy. This book is amazingly diverse, Emmy (our protagonist) is bisexual, Alfie (the love interest) is pansexual, genderqueer and suffers from social anxiety, Ryan (their bandmate) is also bisexual and Korean-American and Emmy’s best friend, Chloe is black and non-binary (uses they/them pronouns).

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