A review by elyssam
Birds of California, by Katie Cotugno

emotional funny tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


Like a grown-up version of Rules for Being a Girl, except also entirely unique on its own. Birds of California was such a delight to read, exploring one of the reasons why a child-star would ruin their career. My only complaint is I wanted more. I wanted to see these two being successful and happy. But the ending was satisfying in its own right..

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