I recently finished another book and this time it was written by two ladies that previously worked for buzzfeed and now have their own YouTube channel. These lovely young ladies are Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin.
I had heard about their book through other booktubers so on my next trip to Barnes & noble I decided to buy it and give it a shot. Before reading the book though it had been suggested to check out their YouTube channel first so that you could understand their humor which obviously will help you understand the humor in the book.
After spending almost an entire day watching their various skits on their channel I finally decided to start reading their book and I was pleasantly surprised.
The book is written in the format of emails and text messages between two friends named Ava and Gen. It takes place during their first semester of their first year of college and how they are handling being apart from each other. It also shows the trials and tribulations that they each go through regarding their individual college experiences.
The character Gen definitely has the personality of Gaby Dunn and Ava is definitely Allison. The book had me hooked from the very beginning and I couldn’t wait to see what happened not only in each of the individuals lives but also regarding their relationship with each other.
The book writing style was very reminiscent of another series I read before which was titled TTYL so it was very easy for me to get used to get used to the writing style. The only downside regarding this though is that you don’t feel as attached to the characters since you don’t really know their backstory.
But overall it was definitely a quick and easy read. So if your looking for something that you can easily pick up and read but will also have you hooked I recommend reading this book. Also please be warned that some of the material in the book is on the mature side since there are discussions of substance use and also of sexuality. So if that kind of talk makes you feel uneasy or if your parents don’t like you reading books with that kind of material then I suggest not reading this book.
If you have read this book comment down below and let me know what you thought of it. If you haven’t read it then also comment down below and let me know if this is something that you may read. Also feel free to comment below any suggestions of books that I should read.
~ Shay Taree