hello friends! we’re already halfway through the week, can you believe it? and i have more good news for you – today, i will be doing a cover reveal for windswept by gwen cole, a highly anticipated young adult magical realism novel which comes out in may 2020! remember to read until the end for a giveaway for signed copies of the author’s books 😀
i buddy read gwen cole’s cold summer with a friend two years ago and loved it, so i was super excited when christy @ bookcrushin invited me to participate in the cover reveal for another gwen cole book! (thank you so much christy ♡) windswept was originally posted on the online writing platform wattpad, and i’ve always loved published wattpad books, because it’s a reminder that even if you start small, if you dream big and work hard, you will get to where you want to be someday.
What happens when America’s First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. Handsome, charismatic, genius—his image is pure millennial-marketing gold for the White House. There’s only one problem: Alex has a beef with the actual prince, Henry, across the pond. And when the tabloids get hold of a photo involving an Alex-Henry altercation, U.S./British relations take a turn for the worse. Heads of family, state, and other handlers devise a plan for damage control: staging a truce between the two rivals. What at first begins as a fake, Instragramable friendship grows deeper, and more dangerous, than either Alex or Henry could have imagined. Soon Alex finds himself hurtling into a secret romance with a surprisingly unstuffy Henry that could derail the campaign and upend two nations and begs the question: Can love save the world after all? Where do we find the courage, and the power, to be the people we are meant to be? And how can we learn to let our true colors shine through? Casey McQuiston’s Red, White & Royal Blue proves: true love isn’t always diplomatic.
october was a very exhausting month. i still hadn’t fully gotten used to going back to school again, but the teachers seemed to have decided that since i’d already been given a month to adjust, they could start piling work upon me. SCHOOL IS THE ABSOLUTE WORST.