If I’m Being Honest

Now available in bookstores and on Amazon.


Mean Girls meets The Taming of the Shrew in this romantic follow-up to Always Never Yours

CAMERON BRIGHT’S REPUTATION CAN BE summed up in one word: b*tch. It’s no surprise she’s queen bee at her private L.A. high school—she’s beautiful, talented, and notorious for her brutal honesty. But when she slips up in front of her crush, Andrew, any affection he may have had for her quickly fades.

To win him over, Cameron resolves to “tame” herself, much like Shakespeare’s infamous shrew, Katherine. If she makes amends with everyone she’s ever wronged, Andrew will have to take notice. Thus, Cameron begins her apology tour with Brendan, the guy whose social life she single-handedly destroyed.

At first, Brendan isn’t so quick to forgive, but slowly he warms to her when they connect over a computer game he’s developing. To Cameron’s amazement, she actually enjoys hanging out with Brendan; he appreciates her honesty in a way Andrew never did, and she’s left wondering: maybe you shouldn’t have to compromise who you are for the kind of love you deserve.


“This delightfully feminist rom-com has characters that feel like friends and will surely appeal to fans of Sarah Dessen.”—Buzzfeed

“Cameron may be a mean girl, but she’s also smart, self-aware and willing to do the hard work necessary to earn her happy ever after — and that makes her heroine material in my book.”—NPR.com

“This modern teen rom-com is everything I wanted and more—smart, witty, charming, and totally irresistible. A delight from beginning to end!”—Robyn Schneider, bestselling author of The Beginning of Everything

“‘Sweet and sharp’ doesn’t just describe geeky Brendan and feisty Cameron, but also this utter delight of a book. It’s the fresh take on the Bard (and rom-coms!) I was waiting for.”—Rachel Hawkins, New York Times bestselling author

“If I’m Being Honest puts a fresh, feminist spin on The Taming of the Shrew, with a main character who won’t be tamed as she navigates shifting friendships, challenging family dynamics, and unexpected love.”—Joy McCullough, author of the National Book Award nominee Blood Water Paint

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