The Sky Blues by Robbie Couch

“But for your own state of mind, for your own well-being, it’s important to take a second and remember the people who love you and support you. The people who make you happy. The people who make you one of the lucky ones.”

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Sky Baker is openly gay but tries to lay low since he lives in a small town. He has a crush on a classmate so he and his best friend start planning the gayest promposal ever. But what happens when his plan is leaked to everyone by a homophobic student. What will he do now?

This was a cute coming of age story for those who might feel alone or different. I loved the representation in this book and thought the overall story was very cute. I think I am too old to really enjoy coming of age stories now but I legit felt my heartbreak at the discrimination portrayed.

The characters were funny, relatable and I wanted them to find happiness. This really made me think about high school and really captured the essence of that period of time. I was satisfied with how things unfolded and would totally recommend this.

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