Could you plan the Fall Formal with your (hot) nemesis? Whit Rivera is about to find out.
Frenemies Whit and Zay have been at odds for years (ever since he broke up with her in, like, the most embarrassing way imaginable), so when they’re forced to organize the fall formal together, it’s a literal disaster. Sparks fly as Whitney—type-A, passionate, a perfectionist, and a certified sweater-weather fanatic—butts heads with Zay, a dry, relaxed skater boy who takes everything in stride. But not all of those sparks are bad. . . .
Has their feud been a big misunderstanding all along?
Blisteringly funny and profoundly well-observed,The Fall of Whit Riverais a snug and cozy autumn romcom that also tackles weightier topics like PCOS, chronic illness, sexuality, fatphobia, Latine identity, and class. Funny, honest, insightful, romantic, and poignant, it isclassicCrystal Maldonado—and it will have her legion of fans absolutelyswooning.
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
“Meaningful. . . Multidimensional. . . An important addition to YA literature.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“A celebration of love in all its forms—family, friends, romance, and (especially!) self. Whit Rivera’s wry, optimistic voice will linger happily in your mind long after you turn the last page.”—Monica Gomez-Hira, author ofOnce Upon a Quinceañera
“Satisfying and delightful… Maldonado shines!”—Kelly Jensen, editor and author of(Don’t) Call Me Crazy,Body Talk, andHere We Are: Feminism for the Real World