I hope all my readers are doing fine! It is another Wednesday, and boy did I have a great day. Today a bookish blanket came in (though thanks to the customs here it costed me 20 euro extra) and it is super fluffy, warm and comfortable (see here for a picture of it). 6 (mostly pre-orders) books came in. The weather was lovely. A great great day!
For today’s WoW I have a book that sounds really what the hell is going on there, but also a book that I really would like to read just because of that.
What are you waiting for this Wednesday? Also how was your day (hopefully just as good as mine).
Prepare to be blown away—or rather, carried away on huge muscular wings—by this blissfully outlandish, bracingly-smart, tour de force about a teen who has to come to terms with relinquishing control for the first time as she falls for the hot new…pterodactyl…at school. After all, everybody wants him!
Sheils is very pleased with her perfectly controlled life (controlling others while she’s at it). She’s smart, powerful, the Student Body Chair, and she even has a loving boyfriend. What more could a girl ask for?
But everything changes when the first-ever interspecies transfer student, a pterodactyl named Pyke, enrolls at her school. There’s something about him—something primal—that causes the students to lose control whenever he’s around. Even Sheils, the seemingly perfect self-confident girl that she is, can’t keep her mind off of him, despite her doting boyfriend and despite the fact that Pyke immediately starts dating Jocelyn, the school’s fastest runner who Sheils has always discounted as a nobody.
Pyke, hugely popular in a school whose motto is to embrace differences, is asked to join a band, and when his band plays at the Autumn Whirl dance, his preternatural shrieking music sends everyone into a literal frenzy. No one can remember what happened the next day, but Shiels learns that she danced far too long with Pyke, her nose has turned purple, and she may have done something with her boyfriend that she shouldn’t have. Who’s in control now?
Hilarious and relatable (despite the dinosaur), Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend is about a teen who must come to terms with not being in control of all things at all times, break free of her mundane life, discover who her true self is, and, oh, finding out that going primal isn’t always a bad thing.
So why do I really want to read this book?
For so many reasons. I mean, come on, a dinosaur, though a pterodactyl isn’t really a dinosaur from what I remember, in a school of humans? And apparently they all fall for him? Wait… what? I am kind of curious as to how that works out, and if that means that other dinosaurs are still existing in this world. I wonder about Pyke (our pterodactyl) and how he came to transfer to school, or why he transferred.
I am slightly worried about the girl though, she sounds like the kind of character I would hate, but considering the blurb does talk about her changing I will keep hope.
Also that cover it is just awesome in a certain strange way. 🙂