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How to Speak Boy

Tiana Smith


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Two sworn enemies start to fall in love through anonymous notes in How to Speak Boy, a fun and charming YA novel from Tiana Smith.

Quinn and Grayson have been fierce speech and debate rivals for years. They can't stand one another, either in competition or in real life.

But when their AP Government teacher returns their school assignments to the wrong cubbies, they begin exchanging anonymous notes without knowing who the other one is.

Despite their differences, the two come together through their letters and find themselves unknowingly falling for the competition. Before the state tournament, the two of them need to figure out what they want out of life, or risk their own future happiness. After all, what’s the point of speech and debate if you can't say what's in your heart?

Praise For How to Speak Boy

"The enemies-to-lovers story is a classic, and How to Speak Boy honors that tradition with charm and humor."

Praise for Match Me If You Can:

"Enchanting and fun, Match Me If You Can sparkles with a cotton-candy sweetness that will keep you smiling until the very last page." —Rebecca Phillips, author of The Girl You Thought I Was

"A breezy, fun book. If you love romance, you'll devour this." —Janette Rallison, USA Today-bestselling author

"An adorable book that made my heart feel so warm and fuzzy. ... If you're looking for some 2019 debut authors to watch, I definitely think that Tiana Smith is one of them." —The Book Bratz

"I am always a sucker for adorable contemporaries, and Tiana Smith’s debut did not disappoint! ... An awesome light read that let me just settle down with a fun book and enjoy the story." —Vicky Who Reads

Swoon Reads, 9781250242211, 256pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2020

About the Author

Tiana Smith is a copywriter turned novelist who grew up in Montana. When she isn’t writing, she’s chasing after her son, reading, or binging the Disney Channel. She has double degrees in Honors and English from Westminster College but wants to go back to school to be a lion tamer. Match Me If You Can is her debut novel.