Review: Kate in Waiting
Title: Kate in Waiting
Author: Becky Albertalli
Release Date: April 20, 21
Rating: 5/5 Stars
Find it here: Goodreads
Synopsis from Goodreads: Contrary to popular belief, best friends Kate Garfield and Anderson Walker are not codependent. Carpooling to and from theater rehearsals? Environmentally sound and efficient. Consulting each other on every single life decision? Basic good judgment. Pining for the same guys from afar? Shared crushes are more fun anyway.
But when Kate and Andy’s latest long-distance crush shows up at their school, everything goes off script. Matt Olsson is talented and sweet, and Kate likes him. She really likes him. The only problem? So does Anderson.
Turns out, communal crushes aren’t so fun when real feelings are involved. This one might even bring the curtains down on Kate and Anderson’s friendship.
My Review: I loved this story. It was so heartfelt and sweet. I loved Kate and her development throughout the story was really well done. I also loved that this wasn't a typical love triangle type story. Instead it was two best friends, one straight girl and one gay boy, who end up having a crush on the same guy. Nothing new for them but this time they both start to develop a relationship with said crush. So then hilarity ensues while we try to figure out which was the crush swings. The story felt realistic and it was just really well done.
*I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book which I received from the publisher. All opinions are my own.*