Review: Astrid Parker Doesn't Fail by Ashley Herring Blake
This was an interesting read. Both characters are easy to identify with and to feel empathy for. Each have good reasons for acting the way they do, though if I'm going to be totally honest I found Astrid a bit infuriating at times, and a bit too much like her strict and cold hearted mother. (Or is Isabel Parker-Green really as cold hearted as she makes out? There is an interesting hint at the end of the novel.) I also liked that the novel addressed that the reconciliation between Astrid and her stepsister Delilah hasn't always been easy, which gave the characters a more realistic and interesting edge. As for Jordan, her backstory broke my heart. That particular story arc is best left for the reader to discover bit by bit, so I won't elaborate too much.
Overall, a fun romance with deserving characters. Recommended.