About the Book:
Title: Rebelling with the Bad Boy
Series: Most Likely to #3
Author: Sarah Sutton
Release Date: February 28th, 2023
It’s on my birthday that I realize the past sixteen years of my life haven’t really been mine.
From my outfits to my hairstyles and even to my love life, my parents have control over all of it. And instead of fighting, I live by my mantra: keep my head down and keep my mouth shut.
Until I’m paired with Brentwood High’s resident bad boy, Hudson Bishop. There aren’t enough adjectives to describe him. Intimidating. Scary. Panic-inducing. There’s a reason the school calls him the Grim Reaper. And when our principal pairs us together for a “buddy program,” he makes it perfectly clear he doesn’t want to be stuck with a stiff like me.
But when I’m voted Most Likely To: Stay A Prude by the elite crowd of the school, suddenly Hudson Bishop is more than just a bad boy—he’s a way out from underneath my mother’s thumb. He’s a path to rebellion, and despite all of the warning bells going off in my head, I take it.
Oh my gosh! This book was just amazing. I have loved every single book in the Most Likely To series, and this one did not disappoint. I loved learning more about Gemma and the Grim Reaper.
Gemma was such a fascinating character. I loved her layers and how she was trying to find herself. In a lot of ways, she had been stuck in a box, so it was fun to watch her find her voice and find Hudson.
Hudson was such a sweetheart. I loved him so much! He was struggling through a lot with expectations about who he was supposed to be. I loved him with his little sister especially because we got to see his softer side. This one made my heart hurt a little though with his story and how poorly everyone treated him. There’s mentions of bullying in this one, and some innuendos. Also, Hudson’s friend is referred to as they/them.
Get ready for some twists and turns as well. The Top Tier and their parents are honestly kind of awful, and we get to see more high school drama. I think one thing that is a bit frustrating is there aren’t a lot of good adult figures. In the book, Gemma’s mom has a change of heart, but she was acting like a jerk in some parts. But she had a redemption in the end.
I would definitely recommend this book! I read it like a day, and I loved it so much. I can’t wait to see Landon and Lacey’s side of the story 🙂
I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book which I received from the author. All views expressed are only my honest opinion, I was not required to write a positive review.