Flex has a reputation as a middle school jock, but her is willing to do anything to get the attention of KK, the girl of his dreams who happens to really like theater. After a disastrous audition he lands a role in Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, but KK seems to be paying attention to everyone but him.
But will his fear of failure become Flex's downfall?
I wasn't sure what to expect with this book, as I have read nonfiction books by Ted Kluck that are decidedly very different from this one here. Fast paced with a conversationally toned narrative, from the perspective a young teen, Flex. The story is also supplemented by comic style illustrations that help to tell the story and fit the style of the book.
At first I was skeptical of this book, and I wasn't too keen on him referring to how "hot" this girl was, but by the end I was won over. The storytelling is engaging, and fun, with relatable humor. The target audience is Middle School age tweens and teens.
A fun filled, relatable read, casual, engaging and highly enjoyable. I loved how Flex is honest and vulnerable, he learns a lot about trusting God, making friends, and sharing his faith.
I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.