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The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Perfect for fans of Nina LaCour and Nicola Yoon comes a novel about first love and family secrets from Stonewall Book Award winner Brandy Colbert.Dove Birdie Randolph works hard to be the perfect daughter and follow the path her parents have laid out for her She quit playing her beloved soccer, she keeps her nose buried in textbooks, and she s on track to finish high school at the top of her class But then Birdie falls hard for Booker, a sweet boy with a troubled pastwhom she knows her parents will never approve of.When her estranged aunt Carlene returns to Chicago and moves into the family s apartment above their hair salon, Birdie notices the tension building at home Carlene is sweet, friendly, and open minded she s also spent decades in and out of treatment facilities for addiction As Birdie becomes closer to both Booker and Carlene, she yearns to spread her wings But when long buried secrets rise to the surface, everything she s known to be true is turned upside down. Download The Revolution of Birdie Randolph – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. I finished this a few days ago and theI think about this book, theI appreciate all of the things the author managed to do with the story At first it seems like a fairly simple story but in reality there s a lot going on here Sixteen year old Dove Birdie Randolph has always tried to live up to her parents expectations She studies hard and gets good grades and follows the rules they have set in place for her Well kinda Even though her parents insist they meet any boy she wants I finished this a few days ago and theI think about this book, theI appreciate all of the things the author managed to do with the story At first it seems like a fairly simple story but in reality there s a lot going on here Sixteen year old Dove Birdie Randolph has always tried to live up to her parents expectations She studies hard and gets good grades and follows the rules they have set in place for her Well kinda Even though her parents insist they meet any boy she wants to date, Birdie so far has been keeping quiet about her new boyfriend, Booker She knows her parents won t approve of his troubled past Birdie s estranged aunt, Carlene, is staying with the family after just getting out of rehab Even though there is some tension among Carlene and Birdie s parents, Birdie has been developing a close relationship with her aunt Birdie wants to be in control of her life rather than her parents, and begins testing the waters and making choices she knows her parents won t approve of But then ...

  2. Brandy Colbert stays very, very, very good at what she does.

  3. I don t think Brandy Colbert needs a comparison to stand out, as she s proven herself a voice in YA But the ARC compares her to Nicola Yoon and Nina LaCour and I d absolutely agree this is a quieter book a la Nina LaCour that takes on family and relationships in realistic teen ways both LaCour and Yoon The romance in this one definitely has the Yoon effect to it This is a book about following the rules and breaking them, but eventhan that, it s a book about the family we re born i I don t think Brandy Colbert needs a comparison to stand out, as she s proven herself a voice in YA But the ARC compares her to Nicola Yoon and Nina LaCour and I d absolutely agree this is a quieter book a la Nina LaCour that takes on family and relationships in realistic teen ways both LaCour and Yoon The romance in this one definitely has the Yoon effect to it This is a book about following the rules and breaking them, but eventhan that, it s a book about the family we re born into and the families that we make along the way Birdie s aunt shows up at their apartment right before the summer begins, and that s when everything changes it s at this same time Birdie is secretly dating a boy she knows her very strict, proper parents wouldn t like Despite never pushing boundaries before, these two new people in her life encourage her to t...

  4. This is my first time reading a full length novel by Brandy Colbert and I am truly impressed with her writing I have read short stories in anthologies by this author which I enjoyed but this book was next level We are introduced to Dove aka Birdie who is struggling with being the perfect daughter but also wants to enjoy being a teen While reading I would think back on my teenage days How you want to please your parents and do as they say but you also want to do things your own way and make m This is my first time reading a full length novel by Brandy Colbert and I am truly impressed with her writing I have read short stories in anthologies by this author which I enjoyed but this book was next level We are introduced to Dove aka Birdie who is struggling with being the perfect daughter but also wants to enjoy being a teen While reading I would think back on my teenage days How you want to please your parents and do as they say but you also want to do things your own way and make mistakes along the way Throughout this story there are some twists and turns that I wasn t expecting and it made my jaw drop At the end of the day we all make mistakes and no one is perfect This was a well written coming of age story about discovering yourself, carving your own path, redemption and forgiveness I loved the diversity of the characters as well I wish I had books like these when I was growing up I wi...

  5. Me sees cover I think I should add to TBR Brain why Me pretty cover Brain good idea

  6. 4.5 stars I finished this book last night and I m still a bit stunned The Revolution of Birdie Randolph is such a quietly beautiful and powerful story, written with a level of finesse and nuance that is frankly quite enviable for those of us with writing aspirations.Birdie is an interesting, relatable character She s the kind of person you can see yourself as or that you d want to be friends with And this is HER story The title has it exactly right this story is about a revolution, but i 4.5 stars I finished this book last night and I m still a bit stunned The Revolution of Birdie Randolph is such a quietly beautiful and powerful story, written with a level of finesse and nuance that is frankly quite enviable for those of us with writing aspirations.Birdie is an interesting, relatable character She s the kind of person you can see yourself as or that you d want to be friends with And this is HER story The title has it exactly right this story is about a revolution, but it s one that takes place internally This is a story of identity, of teenage struggles, of family It s the story of a black girl in Chicago learning who she is, what she wants, and who she wants to be.There s something refreshing about picking up a story like this one that s narrowly focused on one character and the people in her life I zipped through it I found myself so invested in Birdi...

  7. Birdie has always been a good daughter She works hard in school, she s responsible She listens to her parents even when it s hard like when she had to give up soccer to focus on her classes and college prep.But it s hard to balance being a good daughter with dating Booker the new boy in her life Birdie s parents would never approve of Booker with his bad reputation and his juvenile record Rather than upset her parents Birdie does what seems like the best thing for everyone she decides to k Birdie has always been a good daughter She works hard in school, she s responsible She listens to her parents even when it s hard like when she had to give up soccer to focus on her classes and college prep.But it s hard to balance being a good daughter with dating Booker the new boy in her life Birdie s parents would never approve of Booker with his bad reputation and his juvenile record Rather than upset her parents Birdie does what seems like the best thing for everyone she decides to keep Booker a secret for as long as possible.Then there s her estranged aunt Carlene who is back in Chicago, and Birdie s life, after years of struggling with substance abuse Birdie barely remembers her aunt but she s eager to reconnect now especially when Carlene seems willing to listen to Birdie in a way her mother hasn t for years As Birdie grows closer to Carlene and to Booker, the secrets mount When Birdie finds out that she isn t the only one who s been keeping secrets everything she thought she...

  8. I enjoyed this book a lot It s a relatively quick read of only 325 pages I read this as an ARC so changes could definitely be made before it s published in August I was very appreciative of the character diversity There are a significant number of characters who are POC There is a lot of diversity in their sexuality as well I love seeing books that normalize that and Brandy Colbert did a great job of talking about current issues while tying it to a fascinating story I also appreciated th I enjoyed this book a lot It s a relatively quick read of only 325 pages I read this as an ARC so changes could definitely be made before it s published in August I was very appreciative of the character diversity There are a significant number of characters who are POC There is a lot of diversity in their sexuality as well I love seeing books th...

  9. While this is a super quick read, it is one that will stick with you long after you put the book down There are some heavy and serious topics covered in the most beautiful way I cannot wait to write my review HUGE thanks to The Novl Little ...