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  • ISBN: 9780593435106
  • ISBN: 0593435109
  • ISBN: 9780593435113
  • ISBN: 0593435117
  • Physical Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First editon.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2023.

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Summary, etc.:
"After not being able to have a sweet sixteen party, Mahalia decides to throw a coming out party to celebrate love and herself"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 and up. Alfred A. Knopf.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2023 January #1
    In her latest novel, Garrett (Off the Record, 2021) authentically captures the tumultuous spirit of high school. Inspired by her best friend's sweet-16 party, Mahalia decides to throw herself a coming-out party. But the world seems to be against her as she tackles complicated familial relationships, a friendship that appeared to be on the rocks, a crush on the new girl at school, and preparing for college. Mahalia's voice rings true in Garrett's capable hands. Mahalia's plight is one that many can relate to: she struggles with making compromises and has too many priorities to juggle. She might not be perfect, but Mahalia comes across as vividly real, and that realness makes her an empathetic character that readers will ultimately root for as she navigates love, relationships, and speaking up for herself. With a nod to pop-culture icons, Garrett has crafted a book rooted in contemporary concerns, with a main character addressing evergreen problems. Readers who are at a crossroads will undoubtedly see themselves in this engrossing novel. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2023 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

CAMRYN GARRETT grew up in New York and began her writing career at thirteen, when she was selected as a TIME for Kids reporter, interviewing celebrities like Warren Buffett and Kristen Bell. Since then, her writing has appeared on MTV and in HuffPost and Rookie magazine, and she was recently selected as one of Teen Vogue’s “21 Under 21: Girls Who Are Changing the World.” When she’s not writing, she studies film at NYU, and she’s a proud advocate for diverse stories and storytellers in any medium. Her first two novels, Full Disclosure and Off the Record, received rave reviews from outlets such as EW, Glamour, and SLJ, which said, in its starred review, “Readers will fall in love.” Friday I'm in Love is her third novel and first rom-com.

Subject: Self-esteem > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Dating > Fiction.
Self-esteem > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Genre: Queer fiction.

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