To All the Boys meets The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (with a dash of Dumplin’) in this funny, romantic, and heartfelt coming of age story about a teen stand-up comic learning how to be her truest self, from the author of If You’re Out There.
Gretchen has always been more of a “least likely” than a “most likely” kind of girl. So how does she somehow find herself living out every trope from her favorite rom-coms . . . ?
The Best Friend Crush: Why is it suddenly so hard to act normal around her childhood BFF, Samuel? Must be time for a—
Makeover(!): Black leather pants and some red lipstick are apparently enough to lend Gretchen the bravado to do an impromptu set at a comedy club and catch the eye of —
The Roguish Bad Boy: Jeremy, the alluring young comic who thinks her name is Sabrina. It might just be—
The Perfect Cover: A way for Gretchen to escape into her new funny-girl alter ego and figure out who she really is—and what she really wants. But as rom-coms have taught her, leading a double life can only last so long. . . .
"A rom-com with six extra helpings of riotous comedy, The Girl Least Likely has so many laughs your actual day will be brighter for reading it.” —E. Lockhart, author of We Were Liars