U.K. author Candice Carty-Williams’ debut is darker than the bright orange cover would lead you to believe. Queenie’s realization that her life isn’t going according to plan leads her into a dangerous downward spiral. Her passion for journalism, particularly reporting on movements like Black Lives Matter and Me Too, isn’t encouraged at work. Her boyfriend turned their break into a break up. And her mother… well, Queenie doesn’t like to think about her mother. But when Queenie realizes it’s time to confront the issues she’s been running from, she starts a journey towards healing and self-acceptance.