Bloom

Bloom Review

Now that high school is over, Ari is dying to move to the big city with his ultra-hip band―if he can just persuade his dad to let him quit his job at their struggling family bakery. Though he loved working there as a kid, Ari cannot fathom a life wasting away over rising dough and hot ovens. But while interviewing candidates for his replacement, Ari meets Hector, an easygoing guy who loves baking as much as Ari wants to escape it. As they become closer over batches of bread, love is ready to bloom . . . that is, if Ari doesn’t ruin everything.

Writer Kevin Panetta and artist Savanna Ganucheau concoct a delicious recipe of intricately illustrated baking scenes and blushing young love, in which the choices we make can have terrible consequences, but the people who love us can help us grow.

Title:Bloom
Edition Language:English

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  • Riley

    this was so adorable!! if you're looking for two soft boys baking and falling in love, look no further!...

  • Tucker (TuckerTheReader)

    I was having a really crummy day but then I decided to read my ARC of this. It was so fun and easy to read. A great story that took my emotions for a ride. Thank you to First Second for providing me w...

  • Dylan

    4.5 stars.This was ADORABLE, had amazing art, some really well written parts, and I LOVED that it discussed not knowing what you want to do with your life post high school-which is so important as a h...

  • Vitor Martins

    Um quadrinho lindo e extremamente sensível sobre se apaixonar, compartilhar pequenas intimidades e decidir as prioridades da sua vida. Ari e Hector se conectam de uma forma muito bonita e isso fica m...

  • Julie Zantopoulos

    I got this as an arc and the file was corrupt and unreadable but I was able to get about 65 pages into it and was intrigued enough to purchase a finished copy and I'm glad I did. It was a sweet story ...

  • Romie

    that was absolutely adorable! I'm so glad I got to buddy read this with my friend Laura because we were both in a cute mood and it was perfection! I loved how baking is such an important part of this ...

  • anna (readingpeaches)

    Blog | Twitter | Instagram | Bloglovin | Reads Rainbow I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Ari is Greek and his parents own a bakery, where he helps out. Bu...

  • Kyle

    Actual rating: 3.25I really dug the muted colors— all blends of blue/blue-grays/blue-greens/black & white. Oftentimes, simple coloring is necessary, and it worked well here. The art itself wasn’t ...

  • Marie

    Soft boys and baked goods, this book was so heartwarming, I loved it! <3 Full review coming soon!Thank you to MacMillan International for the e-ARC of this book and to JM @ Book Freak Revelations for ...

  • TheYALibrarian

    Rating 3 StarsPros:-The art style is cartoony and adorable.-The monochromatic blue pallet was interesting and worked well.-The world doesn't deserve Hector he's so pure and wonderful.Cons:-Ari is a wh...