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Book Review: Poptastic by Victoria Holmes


Happy Pride Month!
Are you reading any book based on LGBTQ? If yes, drop in your recco.


About the Book
Bridesmaiding is a tedious business at the best of times, but as Julia discovers, the task is particularly cumbersome when one of the brides is your ex and her fiancĂ©e won’t stop sulking about it.
With the wedding threatening to dominate everything for the rest of the year, a bewildering embrace with a devastatingly attractive pop star offers a welcome distraction. Dating Krisha catapults Julia away from the paltry concerns of dress fittings and hen dos, but it also takes her away from her friends, and directly leads to her most disastrous f**k up yet. Much to her surprise, she discovers that embracing the role she’d accepted so reluctantly might just be exactly what she needs.

My Take on the Book
There are very few debut novels which I read and it gives out a promising vibe, Poptastic by Victoria Holmes happened to be one of them.  TBH, I have never really read a lot of LGBTQ related novels, but since its pride month, I got the chance to get my hands on it and read one.
This book is a cute and a flirty read, filled with many relatable characters and incidents. Narrated from Julia's voice, the book is based on a group of lesbians in their mid-twenty something who lives in London and the story only gets interesting as you keep reading it. The story is fast-paced, filled with humor,  more about friendship, love, and loss. The book is pretty engaging and as I have said... though it is a book by a debut author, it was hard to tell, as I couldn't really find many flaws. It is a refreshing read with deep moral and meaning on life and love. As a 20 something, I could very much relate with quite a few of the incidents narrated. On the contrary, you would be greeted with a little darker side of the story too. 
The book is a whole lot of fun and I must say it is a beautiful adult lesbian fiction which was quite engaging. The book works like a voice for 20 something lesbians living in London.  Since its pride month, you might want to pick a book on LGBTQ related theme, consider putting this on your TBR list. 
An evocative read that will keep you hooked till you turn to the last page. Expect a good laugh with hints of unexpected twist and turn, as well as entertaining from Julia’s POV.

Book Details 
Title: Poptastic
Author: Victoria Holmes
Format: Kindle Edition
File Size: 442 KB
Print Length: 245 pages
Language: English
My Rating: 4.5/5



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