Author: Lygia Day Peñaflor

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Aug 27
{Review} UNSCRIPTED JOSS BYRD by Lygia Day Peñaflor

{Review} UNSCRIPTED JOSS BYRD by Lygia Day Peñaflor

Unscripted Joss Byrd is author Lygia Day Peñaflor’s debut novel. I found Unscripted Joss Byrd to be a very interesting read. One that I don’t see too much of in young adult literature. I think the fact that the novel draws on Lygia’s firsthand experience as a teacher for young Hollywood stars adds a level of credibility that made me feel like what I was reading was part expose and part fiction. I consider Unscripted Joss Byrd to be young adult fiction because of the maturity and nature of some of the situations and themes, however the main character is a little on the young side. I think I would have preferred Joss to have been a couple of years older. In the end, it worked out alright because I think Hollywood ages you so much that you end up being older than your years, but that was my main hold back with the story. What I loved the most about Unscripted Joss Byrd was that I felt like we… Read more »

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