Out on 23 June 2022

My Mechanical Romance

Alexene Farol Follmuth

Ages 12+
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23 June 2022
9781035008179
272 pages

Synopsis

From Alexene Farol Follmuth the globally bestselling, TikTok viral author of The Atlas Six (under the penname Olivie Blake) comes My Mechanical Romance, an adorable opposites-attract YA romance that explores the vulnerability of first love.

Nerds are so hot.

Especially battle–robot–building nerds.

When Bel accidentally reveals a talent for engineering at school, she’s forced into joining the robotics club.
Enter Mateo Luna, perfect on paper – captain of the football team and the robotics club – who recognizes Bel as a potential asset, even if they couldn’t be more different. And as the nights of after–school work grow longer, Bel and Teo realize they've made more than just a combat–ready robot for the championship: they’ve made a connection themselves.
But with graduation approaching, their differences and what they want for their futures, threatens what they’ve built together.

Can they survive Nationals without breaking their robots – or their hearts?

The message is clear: Women deserve to take up space in the STEM world too. A delightful teen romance about building robots—and new futures.

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