Tour Sing-Ups: The Exact Opposite of Okay (Izzy O'Neill #1) by Laura Steven

/ Apr 24, 2019

Hello FFBC team!!  We are announcing a new tour we're hosting for The Exact Opposite of Okay that is being released June 11th, 2019.


The reviews only tour will run from June 5th to June 11th and there will be available the following types of posts:
  • Review (Limited spots)
  • Favorite Quotes (Blogger's Choice)
  • Playlist (Blogger's Choice)
  • Dream Cast (Blogger's Choice)
  • Promotional Post
Remember that June 5th is reserved for the Welcome Post, so do not pick June 5th in the sign-up form.

Reviewers will receive a digital copy of the book through Edelweiss. So make sure you are able to accept this format and/or have an EW account before signing up to this tour.

As always, there will be a tour giveaway provided by the author. Details to come soon!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Signing up for the tour does not guarantee you will be selected. We will reach out to all hosts that have been chosen once the sign-ups have closed and the tour schedule has been published.






The Exact Opposite of Okay (Izzy O'Neill #1)

by Laura Steven
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release Date: June 11th 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Feminism
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Synopsis:

Bitingly funny and shockingly relevant, The Exact Opposite of Okay is a bold, brave, and necessary read for fans of Louise O'Neill and Jennifer Mathieu. 

Eighteen-year-old Izzy O’Neill knows exactly who she is—a loyal friend, an aspiring comedian, and a person who believes that milk shakes and Reese’s peanut butter cups are major food groups. But after she’s caught in a compromising position with the son of a politician, it seems like everyone around her is eager to give her a new label: slut.

Izzy is certain that the whole thing will blow over and she can get back to worrying about how she doesn’t reciprocate her best friend Danny’s feelings for her and wondering how she is ever going to find a way out of their small town. Only it doesn’t.

And while she’s used to laughing her way out of any situation, as she finds herself first the center of high school gossip and then in the middle of a national scandal, it's hard even for her to find humor in the situation.

Izzy may be determined not to let anyone else define who she is, but that proves easier said than done when it seems like everyone has something to say about her.

Laura Steven is an author, journalist and screenwriter from the northernmost town in England. The Exact Opposite of Okay, her YA debut, was published by Egmont in March 2018. The sequel, A Girl Called Shameless, will follow in 2019.

As well as mentoring aspiring authors through schemes like Pitch Wars, Laura works for Mslexia, a non-profit organisation supporting women writers. She graduated with Distinction from her MA in Creative Writing in 2017, and her TV pilot Clickbait – a mockumentary about journalists at a viral news agency – was a finalist in British Comedy's 2016 Sitcom Mission. 
Laura is represented by Suzie Townsend of New Leaf Literary and Media Inc.

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