Winning by Lara Deloza
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Publicatio Date: June 28th 2016
Point of View: 1st Person Feminine & Alternative
Recommended Age: 13+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary, High School, Revenge, Anti-Hero, LGBT
House of Cards meets Election in this wickedly entertaining story about an uber-ambitious high school junior.
Whoever said being nice would get you to the top?
Certainly not Alexandra Miles. She isn’t nice, but she’s more than skilled at playing the part. She floats through the halls of Spencer High, effortlessly orchestrating the actions of everyone around her, making people bend to her whim without even noticing they’re doing it. She is the queen of Spencer High—and it’s time to make it official.
Alexandra has a goal, you see—Homecoming Queen. Her ambitions are far grander than her small town will allow, but homecoming is just the first step to achieving total domination. So when peppy, popular Erin Hewett moves to town and seems to have a real shot at the crown, Alexandra has to take action. Continue reading