Awkward teenagers stumble into a cute romance performed with charm by Zeno Robinson and Diane Doen. Will is an anxious, Black teen who wants to become editor of his school newspaper, so he is seeking a summer internship. Jocelyn, who is bitter about the likelihood of having to leave New York City, helps out at her family's failing restaurant, A-Plus Chinese Garden. The two form a relationship when Will is hired to work at the restaurant, but prejudice tries to break the couple apart. Robinson and Doen deliver the best qualities of a believable romance. They depict each character realistically as Will tries to control his anxiety and Jocelyn learns to become a more fulfilled person. Their endearing performance will be enjoyed by a wide audience. G.M. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2021]
Trade Ed. Hachette Audio 2020
DD ISBN 978-1-5491-8487-1 $24.98
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