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Publisher's Summary

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and rom-com queen Becky Albertalli comes a buoyant new novel about daring to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight in love, life, and, yes, theater.

Contrary to popular belief, best friends Kate Garfield and Anderson Walker are not codependent. Carpooling to and from theater rehearsals? Environmentally sound and efficient. Consulting each other on every single life decision? Basic good judgment. Pining for the same guys from afar? Shared crushes are more fun anyway.

But when Kate and Andy's latest long-distance crush shows up at their school, everything goes off-script. Matt Olsson is talented and sweet, and Kate likes him. She really likes him. The only problem? So does Anderson.   

Turns out, communal crushes aren't so fun when real feelings are involved. This one might even bring the curtains down on Kate and Anderson's friendship.

©2021 Becky Albertalli (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

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4 and a half stars!

I adore Becky Albertalli and all her books. Although this isn’t her best one, I still really enjoyed it. It is predictable (the whole Matt part and Noah part was predictable), but otherwise a fun and engaging read. I can’t wait for Becky’s next book! 🤩

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So fun

Great narration, really brings the character to life, and a wonderful story of friendship and first love—it really took me back to high school crushes

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