Tweet Cute

Tweet Cute

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"Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming - mainly thanks to Pepper, who is barely managing to juggle real life while secretly running Big League Burger's massive Twitter account. Enter Jack, class clown and constant thorn in Pepper's side. When he isn't trying to duck out of his obscenely popular twin's shadow, he's busy working in his family's deli. His relationship with the business that holds his future might be love/hate, but when Big League Burger steals his grandma's iconic grilled cheese recipe, he'll do whatever it takes to take them down, one tweet at a time. All's fair in love and cheese - that is, until Pepper and Jack's spat turns into a viral Twitter war. Little do they know, while they're publicly duking it out with snarky memes and retweet battles, they're also falling for each other in real life - on an anonymous chat app Jack built. As their relationship deepens and their online shenanigans escalate - people on the internet are shipping them?? - their battle gets more and more personal, until even these two rivals can't ignore they were destined for the most unexpected, awkward, all-the-feels romance that neither of them expected"--
Publisher: New York :, Wednesday Books,, 2020
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781250237323
1250237327
9781250759627
1250759625
Branch Call Number: Y Fiction
Characteristics: 361 pages : illustration ; 21 cm

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Gina_Vee Feb 24, 2021

This book lives up to its title. They're two teens from rival restaurants, and they're rivals in general. It's slightly Romeo-and-Juliet-ish except they're definitely not in love with each other at first sight, and they're both about the competition once they figure out they're from rival restaurants. They work through complicated family relations while trying to keep them glued together, as well as themselves. It's a worth the while read.

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labraden
Dec 18, 2020

Jack and Pepper are in their final year of high school - Jack, a member of the diving team, and Pepper, the captain of the swim team. Both have been talking to each other anonymously in their animal personas assigned to them by the school web app that Jack created called Weasel. Its purpose is to give students a place to set up study groups, a method of pairing people with similar interests, and provide an opportunity for romances to flourish. When Jack and Pepper become drawn into a Twitter war as the public faces of their families' restaurants, their snarky and witty banter not only draws the attention of the public in general, but also brings them closer together.
The title Tweet Cute refers to the phrase Meet Cute that is used in many books, movies, and television shows to portray the first encounter of two main characters, in this case, on Twitter. Several scenarios presented in this book are not new, such as, the incognito couple who can't seem to bring themselves to meet in real life, but the twist is the deft way the author has drawn the characters and their predicament. One complaint about the book is that the characters seem incredibly sheltered and naive, but overall Tweet Cute is is a light-hearted YA coming-of-age romance that raises issues of the price of loyalty, truth, and secrets.

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jgoins03
Dec 03, 2020

A very cute contemporary teen romance. Pepper and Jack go to high school together. Pepper's family owns Big League Burger. Jack's family owns Girl Cheesing. When Big League Burger introduces a Grilled Cheese Sandwich that is almost identical to Girl Cheesing's an all out social media war breaks out. I loved this book! I will definitely read anything Emma Lord releases!

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 13, 2020

If you’re looking for a funny and light-hearted romance novel, “Tweet Cute,” by Emma Lord is the read for you. Pepper and Jack, two students who attend a private school in New York, find their paths constantly intertwined. From swim teams to having the same classes, these two have always been in close proximity to each other, but never close enough to really acknowledge each other. It wasn’t until the twitter war between their family business’ that they started to form a friendship. Will their friendly twitter rivalry become something more? A question I constantly asked myself while reading. Their subtle flirting and constant need to be around the other was intoxicating and I couldn’t seem to put the book down. I found myself literally on the edge of my seat in anticipation for what the next chapter has in store. This book, while a fun romantic read, also brings into light the struggles that students face while attending school. I related to it a lot because I currently face some of the struggles represented in the book, and makes me realise that I’m not alone in feeling this way. I rate this book a 4 out of 5 stars and would recommend this book to teens and adults because this novel helps highlight some struggles their children face everyday, but goes about it in a light hearted way. I think it’s very important for parents to understand that their children are under stress from their school work, and this story shows the importance of talking about the struggles that they face and making them feel heard. @academia_fanatic of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

The book is great! The rivalry between Pepper and Jack is adorable. This book is hilarious and fun to read. This book is written from two perspectives, which is nice because then you know what both characters are thinking. Both of the main characters are good people, so you want what’s best for them. They also have great personalities and a good sense of humour. I would recommend this book to a friend because I enjoyed it. This book is a romantic comedy, so if that sounds like something you would enjoy, I recommend you read it. 4.5/5 stars.
@bookreaderbrunette_1 of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

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minhanhp04
Jul 07, 2020

Twitter wars and fast-food unite in Emma Lord’s Tweet Cute. Pepper does everything-- and she’s good at it. As captain of the swim team, a stellar student, an amazing baker, as well as daughter of the owners of the rapidly expanding fast-food chain, Big League Burger, Pepper has high hopes and expectations of herself. Even with all this on her plate, her mom enlists her to take care of the company’s Twitter page and engage in an all out Twitter battle!

Cue Jack, class clown, diver, not-the-golden-child twin, secret app developer, and the assumed heir of his family’s deli, Girl Cheesing. Soon enough, he is put in charge of the deli’s Twitter account and begins firing: in the form of memes, snarky tweets, and a bunch of polls. When Pepper and Jack’s paths cross at school, they quickly become friends. But will their Twitter escapades come between their friendship?

Tweet Cute is a fun novel that takes today’s social media platforms and displays how they can both uplift and harm people and businesses. Yet it simultaneously contains an element of modern day romance -- classic dating with a twist of anonymous chatting. All in all, it’s a great book that I would definitely recommend to anyone facing the pressures of getting into college -- it helps let you know that you’re not alone.

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abodeely
Jun 17, 2020

this was a great book! the only thing i didn't like about it was that it could get pretty slow sometimes. it was also weird to read during the pandemic especially since the book is set in october of 2020 haha. great book overall though!

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BookwormAlert
Mar 27, 2020

This was a highly enjoyable read – gripping and un-put-downable. A social media war between two teen rivals that manage their families’ respective businesses, this book was a fun riot! A very well-written book with a great story, I would highly recommend this book.

JCLPiepieB Jan 20, 2020

This was an IMMENSELY cute romance!! I hated putting it down ... and when I did have to, I found myself still thinking about the characters and the story! This novel is smart and sassy and realistic. Pepper and Jack are amazing characters. Really kicking myself for not getting to this one sooner.

FPL_JenB Jan 20, 2020

Cute story about two teens both responsible for their respective family businesses Twitter accounts who cross path IRL and coincidentally in the Twitterverse. Shade is thrown. A Twitter war begins. A romance blossoms. An entry into the “you're so cute I find you annoying” category of romances. Considering that the MCs are seniors in HS, the language, sexual content, and partying are mild.

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darladoodles
Jan 20, 2020

4.5 stars for this twitter-centered remake of one of my favorite movies of all time -- "You've Got Mail." I have read other books that made the attempt, but Emma Lord manages to nail it! Those who have not seen the movie multiple times might not realize the little things that perfectly correspond with the Meg Ryan/Tom Hanks rom-com. The addition of the dessert mashups had me wishing there were some recipes included, too. Hurray for PepperJack! Clever and captivating. Well done.

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