YES Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state senate candidate—as long as he’s behind the scenes. When it comes to speaking to strangers (or, let’s face it, speaking at all to almost anyone), Jamie’s a choke artist. There’s no way he’d ever knock on doors to ask people for their votes…until he meets Maya. NO Maya Rehman’s having the worst Ramadan ever. Her best friend is too busy to hang out, her summer trip is canceled, and now her parents are separating. Why her mother thinks the solution to her problems is political canvassing—with some awkward dude she hardly knows—is beyond her. MAYBE SO Going door to door isn’t exactly glamorous, but maybe it’s not the worst thing in the world. After all, the polls are getting closer—and so are Maya and Jamie. Mastering local activism is one thing. Navigating the cross-cultural romance of the century is another thing entirely.
This is a Becky Albertalli book so I wanted to read it. I’ve actually never read anything by Aisha Saeed, but so many people were excited that these two were teaming up, so it made me curious! I definitely want to check out her books too. And this is a book about teens and their political opinions. So many teens are involved in politics and I’m so glad more books are showing that. And in a way that is adorable and relatable. Continue reading “Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed”