On Sale: July 30, 2019
Featuring: Mel Strickland
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Women's Fiction Contemporary | Romance Comedy
THE ASSISTANTS meets Doree Shafrir's STARTUP in this
snarky, fun, and incredibly timely novel about women in tech
and dating in NYC; a breezy read—with a conscience—for the
Swipe right for love. Swipe
left for disaster.
By day, Mel Strickland is an
underemployed help-desk tech at a start-up incubator, Hatch,
where she helps entitled brogrammers—"Hatchlings"—who
can't even fix their own laptops but are apparently the
next wave of start-up geniuses. And by night, she goes on
bad dates with misbehaving dudes she's matched with on the
ubiquitous dating app Fluttr.
But after one dick pic
too many, Mel has had it. Using her brilliant coding skills,
she designs an app of her own, one that allows users to log
harrassers and abusers in the online dating space. It's
called JerkAlert, and it goes viral overnight.
suddenly in way over her head. Worse still, her
almost-boyfriend, the dreamy Alex Hernandez—the only
non-douchey guy at Hatch—has no idea she's the brains
behind the app. Soon, Mel is faced with a terrible choice:
one that could destroy her career, love life and
friendships, or change her life forever.
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