Saturday, July 21, 2018

From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon - ADVISABLE

From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon, 330 pages.  Simon and Pulse, 2018. $19.  

Language: PG (3 swears); Mature Content: PG-13; Violence: G. 



Twinkle loves to make films so she decides to stop being the quiet, unpopular girl in her class by making a film for the end of year social.  She thinks that her popularity will increase if she can make a great film and then she can be cool enough to get her best friend back.  While making the film, a cute boy named Sahil becomes her producer and the chemistry starts to flow, but Twinkle thinks Sahil’s more popular brother, Neil, will get her the popularity she needs so she won’t commit to their shared feelings.  Twinkle has to learn to like herself and be kind to others when popularity starts to happen.  

I really liked the beginning of this book as Twinkle has a cute personality, but her unkindness as she becomes popular was frustrating and predictable.  I loved Sahil and their chemistry and I liked the creative story for their romance.  I enjoyed the clean content, with very few swears but the mature content included mention of breasts and walking in on parents during sex. Overall the story is a cute, light romance along with a coming of age theme.  

C. Peterson.

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