Diverse book recommended by The Today Show *An Amazon Best Book of 2020 * One of BN's 100 Books of Summer for Teens YA
The world of K-Pop has never met a star like this. Debut author Lyla Lee delivers a deliciously fun, thoughtful rom-com celebrating confidence and body positivityperfect for fans of Jenny Han and Julie Murphy.
Skye Shin has heard it all. Fat girls shouldnt dance.
Wear bright colors. Shouldnt call attention to themselves. But Skye dreams of joining the glittering world of K-Pop, and to do that, shes about to break all the rules that society, the media, and even her own mother, have set for girls like her.
Shell challenge thousands of other performers in an internationally televised competition looking for the next K-pop star, and shell do it better than anyone else.
When Skye nails her audition, shes immediately swept into a whirlwind of countless practices, shocking performances, and the drama that comes with reality TV.
What she doesnt count on are the highly fat-phobic beauty standards of the Korean pop entertainment industry, her sudden media fame and scrutiny, or the sparks that soon fly with her fellow competitor, Henry Cho.
But Skye has her sights on becoming the worlds first plus-sized K-pop star, and that means winning the competitionwithout losing herself.