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P for Penny & Sam, linked as Emergency Contact & maybe more, by Mary H.K. Choi (book review)
College will be better than high school, of course. Learning fiction writing from an amazing author! Connecting with Sam is…um …just text, okay? Her mom still acts and dresses like a teen, her new roommate Jude is vibrantly alive, so Penny is grateful for the quiet text life she has with Sam (who is 21, but somehow Jude’s former step-uncle). But can the Korean-American teen become brave enough to write like she should, go out with Jude and Mallory, actually visit Sam in person at the coffeehouse? And P is also for “plans busted to smithereens” as this debut novel told in alternating chapters by Penny and Sam (lots of …