Holy frick I just remembered by rereading the series that Wicked Lovely literally has everything that YA readers have been complaining about not seeing:
- Sex positivity
- Bisexual representation
- Strong diverse female characters
- Gay relationships
- Subtle rejections of heteronormativity
- And a frickin beautiful and complex storyline about fairies, magic, politics, war, tattoos and love that spans over five books and a bunch of short stories/novellas
He could hear Zayn’s unimpressed facial expression through the phone. Finally the man spoke, his voice oddly muffled, as though the connection were about to fade out. “Ms. Twist says you have to stay there until he does sign. She won’t take no for an answer, Louis. This deal’s too big to fail.”
“Well, how am I supposed to — ?” Louis cut himself off and bit his lip indignantly.
“Do whatever it takes. Wear him down. Be a pest. I know you know how to do that…”
“Shut up, asshole.”
Zayn chuckled. “Exactly.”
Harry is a cowboy sitting on the biggest oil reservoir in Wyoming, and Louis is the paralegal assigned to pressure him into selling his land.