The Exact Opposite of Okay
Author: Laura Steven
Eighteen-year-old Izzy O’Neill knows exactly who she is--a loyal friend, an aspiring comedian, and a person who believes that milk shakes and Reese’s peanut butter cups are major food groups. But after she’s caught in a compromising position with the son of a politician, it seems like everyone around her is eager to give her a new label: slut.
Izzy is certain that the whole thing will blow over and she can get back to worrying about how she doesn’t reciprocate her best friend Danny’s feelings for her and wondering how she is ever going to find a way out of their small town. Only it doesn’t. And while she’s used to laughing her way out of any situation, as she finds herself first the center of high school gossip, and then in the middle of a national scandal, it is hard even for her to find humor in the situation. Izzy may be determined to not let anyone else define who she is, but that proves easier said than done when it seems like everyone has something to say about her.