My Goodreads review for Not Your Sidekick, by @authorcblee
Once I started reading this book, I just COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN.
Seriously, it’s SO good. This story has everything: mystery and intrigue
and secrets, crushes and mutual pining and the awkward
does-she-like-me-or-not dance, superheroes and villains (who may not be
what they seem), food descriptions that will make your mouth water, and,
above all, a feisty and snarky protagonist whom you will instantly fall
in love with and root for. So hard.
Jess is amazing. She’s struggling with being the middle child that neither parent pays much attention to, the unremarkable girl that either doesn’t get noticed or gets snubbed at school, the girl that doesn’t live up to the expectations set by her older sister. And yet, she doesn’t let any of that get her down. She keeps her chin up high and doesn’t give up, even if things don’t go her way. Very admirable. She also manages to keep an open mind, in spite of being indoctrinated from a very young age.
I also love her friendships with Bells and Emma and Abby. They have each other’s backs, and they watch contraband stuff together and go on rescue missions together - *happy sigh*.
Yes, this is entirely my kind of story. So… The only question that remains is: when’s the next part coming out? Soon, I hope?