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Blog Tour: We Are The Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian – Book Hangover Cure


Poignant, timely and thrillingWe Are the Wildcats is the perfect read for all of us who are ready to bite back.”

— Julie Murphy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin’

We are the Wildcats is a tour-de-force. By the novel’s end, I was devastated to leave these characters behind. This is a powerful story that will stay with you long after the last page is turned.”

—Morgan Matson, author of the New York Times bestseller Save the Date

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We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian
Publisher: Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date: March 31, 2020

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Tomorrow, the Wildcat varsity field hockey squad will play the first game of their new season. But at tonight’s team sleepover, the girls are all about forging the bonds of trust, loyalty, and friendship necessary to win.

Everything hinges on the midnight initiation ceremony—a beloved tradition and the only facet of being a Wildcat that the girls control. Until now.

Coach—a handsome former college player revered and feared in equal measure—changes the plan and spins his team on a new adventure. One where they take a rival team’s mascot for a joyride, crash a party in their pajamas, break into the high school for the perfect picture.

But as the girls slip out of their comfort zone, so do some long-held secrets. And just how far they’re willing to go for their team takes them all—especially Coach—by surprise.


Thank you Simon and Schuster for sending me a copy to review and feature for this post.


When you read a book that you absolutely love and find that you just can’t stop thinking about it, that is what we consider a book hangover. Now the biggest book nerd problem is how to cure that book hangover. I have several suggestions that are pictured in the photo above but I will list them also below.

  1. Find your favorite song that brings those great bookish feels
  2. Eat your favorite snack to help because how can’t it 😉 ( mine is orange chocolate)
  3. Look for books that are similar to the book that you just read so that you can find another great read
  4. Lastly, light a relaxing candle, to get you into the head space for an enjoyable adventure

Please share what you do to cure your book hangover in the comments, I love new ideas!



Siobhan Vivian is the author of the young adult novel We Are the Wildcats, as well as Stay SweetThe Last Boy and Girl in the WorldThe ListNot That Kind of Girl, Same DifferenceA Little Friendly Advice, and the Burn for Burn trilogy, cowritten with Jenny Han. A former editor for Alloy Entertainment, she received her MFA in creative writing at the New School. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

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