Well, That Was Unexpected by Jesse Q. Sutanto [TBR and Beyond Book Tour]

We’re pleased to be hosting today’s Well, That Was Unexpected by Jesse Q. Suntanto, hosted by TBR and Beyond Book Tours.

About the Book:


An outrageous, laugh-out-loud YA rom-com about a girl who’s whisked from LA to her mother’s native Indonesia to get back to her roots and finds herself fake-dating the son of one of the wealthiest families there, from the author of Dial A for Aunties.

After Sharlot Citra’s mother catches her in a compromising position, she finds herself whisked away from LA to her mother’s native Indonesia. It’ll be exactly what they both need. Or so her mother thinks.

When George Clooney Tanuwijaya’s father (who is obsessed with American celebrities) fears he no longer understands how to get through to his son, he decides to take matters into his own hands.

To ensure that their children find the right kind of romantic partner, Sharlot’s mother and George’s father do what any good parent would do: they strike up a conversation online, pretending to be their children.

When the kids find out about their parents’ actions, they’re horrified. Not even a trip to one of the most romantic places on earth could possibly make Sharlot and George fall for each other. But as the layers peel back and the person they thought they knew from online is revealed, the truth becomes more complicated. As unlikely as it may seem, did their parents manage to find their true match after all? 

About the Author:

I grew up going back and forth between Jakarta and Singapore and consider both places my homes. I was fortunate enough to do my Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Oxford, which is surely one of the most gorgeous places in the world.

I am passionate about women’s rights and diversity in publishing. I regularly do giveaways where I critique queries or the first few pages, and I am especially interested in helping writers from marginalized communities.

If you are a writer from a marginalized community, do hit me up! I love hearing from other writers, even if it’s just to say a quick hello.

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Tour Schedule

September 26th
The Book Dutchesses – Promotional Post
Cindy’s Love of Books – Review
Epic Book Society – Promotional Post
Melancholic Blithe – Review & Playlist

September 27th
Currant7 Recommends – Review & Favorite Quotes
Kait Plus Books – Promotional Post
B for Bookslut – Review
Books Are Magic Too – Review

September 28th
TeaTimeLit – Review
Sheaf and Ink – Promotional Post
The Literary Huntress – Review & Playlist
Jen Jen Reviews – Review

September 29th
Book Notes by Athina – Promotional Post
thisbellereadstoo – Review & Mood Board
Sophie Reads YA – Review

September 30th
Ms. G in the Library – Promotional Post
Whispering Stories – Review
The Book Review Crew – Review & Favorite Quotes
Purposelyunperfect – Book Look

October 1st
Stuck in Fiction – Promotional Post
dinipandareads – Journal Spread & Review
Confessions of YA Reader – Review
paperbacktomes – Review

October 2nd
Nine Bookish Lives – Promotional Post
TheGeekishBrunette – Review
Far from perfect – Review & Favorite Quotes
PopTheButterfly Reads – Review

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About Louisa

Editor/Founder - Epic Book Society

Louisa is the founder, editor, and head honcho of Epic Book Society. Once a published poet at the age of 7, she aspired to become a journalist, but that career hit a wall so here she is writing about books instead. When she's not writing about books, she's teaching English to primary school kids around the world.

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