Poppies for Christmas
Stacy Renée Keywell
Holidays/Bullying/YA

Popular DJ Dexx finds himself positively smitten by the precociously pristine Poppy Paris. Too bad she’s already taken by an older boy, Declan Davies, a beautiful model with a thriving career, and a perfect family. By a dreamful stroke of chance, Dexx finds himself invited to spend Christmas at the Davies home by a gorgeous girl, granting him the opportunity to pursue the precious Poppy. But in his quest to win her over, he unlocks a world of imperfection and insecurity, where people are picked on for their disabilities, speech, appearance, and eccentricities. For Poppy and her friends, love trumps labels, and everyone deserves a brave friend to stand by their side. What gifts will Dexx discover this Christmas? Will he ultimately find true love, or will he discover something even greater?

Uncaged Review: A group of teenagers who are friends and are desperately trying to fit in with the world go to a local Teen club night
Where there’s a local DJ that’s spinning for the night. One of the girl’s has a crush on him and asks one of her friends to find out if he likes her. DJ Dex does like one of the girl’s but it’s one of the girl’s who has a boyfriend and he is also a model. Dex decides to do a little snooping on Poppie and her boyfriend. He even goes as far as to try and friend the models sister.
This is a good book for Teen reader’s as it follows a group of teenagers who are going through problems and it even covers the themes of Bullying and Autism. The author Of this book even helps with the charity mentioned in this book which is called Love without Labels. Reviewed by Jennifer

3 Stars