Can’t Wait Wednesday | October 20, 2021

Posted October 20, 2021 by Kait in Bookish Memes, Can't Wait Wednesday / 3 Comments

Happy Wednesday! Originally created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, Waiting on Wednesday was adapted to Can’t Wait Wednesday by Tressa at Wishful Endings. It is a weekly meme that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating!

This week’s Can’t Wait Wednesday book is…

Can’t Wait Wednesday | October 20, 2021No Filter and Other Lies by Crystal Maldonado
Published on February 1, 2022 by Holiday House
Genres: Contemporary, Queer, YA
Pages: 336
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You should know, right now, that I'm a liar.
They're usually little lies. Tiny lies. Baby lies. Not so much lies as lie adjacent. But they're still lies.

Twenty one-year-old Max Monroe has it all: beauty, friends, and a glittering life filled with adventure. With tons of followers on Instagram, her picture-perfect existence seems eminently enviable.
Except it's all fake.
Max is actually 16-year-old Kat Sanchez, a quiet and sarcastic teenager living in drab Bakersfield, California. Nothing glamorous in her existence--just sprawl, bad house parties, a crap school year, and the awkwardness of dealing with her best friend Hari's unrequited love. But while Kat's life is far from perfect, she thrives as Max: doling out advice, sharing beautiful photos, networking with famous influencers, even making a real friend in a follower named Elena. The closer Elena and "Max" get--texting, Snapping, and even calling--the more Kat feels she has to keep up the façade.
But when one of Max's posts goes ultra-viral and gets back to the very person she's been stealing photos from, her entire world - real and fake -- comes crashing down around her. She has to figure out a way to get herself out of the huge web of lies she's created without hurting the people she loves.
But it might already be too late.

  • FAKE SOCIAL MEDIA is apparently one of those phrases that catapults books straight to the top of my tbr!!!
  • I love stories where social media/the internet is a big feature!!
  • “would you lie online for clout?” what a fantastic tagline!!!!!!
  • also hello have you SEEN this BEAUTIFUL cover?!?!?!

  • How Maya Got Fierce by Sona Charaipotra
  • What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter
  • Ten Things I Hate About Pinky by Sandhya Menon
  • Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado

I AM SO EXCITED for this book! What upcoming books are you excited to read? Let me know in the comments and have a splendiferous week!

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