If you weren’t already aware, it’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow. Now, I’m not going to jump on the ‘cool, I’m anti-everything’ bus and say I’m opposed to Valentine’s Day. If the day ever comes where someone walks into my life and my head actually allows something to happen there romantically, I’m positive I will buy into the commercial holiday as much as I do every holiday. I agree that there shouldn’t be just one day set aside for you to show your devotion to your partner, but, let’s be real, life is busy and sometimes it’s kinda sweet to give your bae (ew) some special treatment. That said, I’m devoting this year’s Valentine’s Day to platonic relationships, more specifically some of my favourite pals in YA. So, let’s begin.
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The final instalment from our beloved Spinster Club members brings the three girls, Evie, Amber and Lottie, back together to ring in the new year after going their separate ways post-sixth form. Counting down the hours to midnight, ‘…And A Happy New Year?’ documents the change in the threesome’s dynamic since going to university and college respectively, and checking in on how each of their stories have continued to unravel. Has Evie relapsed again? Are Amber and Kyle still together? Is Lottie still kicking patriarchy butt?