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Tellulah Darling

Tellulah Darling writes YA & New Adult romantic comedy because her first kiss sucked and she's compensating.

Sassy girls. Swoony boys. What could go wrong?

Secret knocks it out of the park

Secret - Brigid Kemmerer

I have just adored this series and when I read the novella previous to this novel and learned exactly what Nick's story was going to be about, well, my excitement went off-the-charts. Which usually leads to massive disappointment.

Except *insert happy dance*, not here, baby! Kemmerer knocked it out of the park with this one. I felt like I got a whole new level of insight and humanity on all the characters. The entire conflict went from black and white to wonderfully complex and nuanced shades of grey. 

Nick's storyline was fabulous - full of longing and tension and fear and hope and growth. But can I take a moment to talk about Quinn? I wanted this book to be all about Nick. So I was prepared to tolerate Quinn's story but I may in fact have enjoyed it even more than Nick's. I think Quinn is the most compelling female character in this series. And her entire story was handled with the perfect amount of angst and snark. 

As amazing as this series was, this book just amped it up into even infinitely more interesting status. Can't wait to see where we are taken next. And if you haven't started the series yet, run, don't walk and grab it now!

Thank you to Kensington Books and NetGalley for a copy in exchange for a fair and honest review.