Once this movie is over, you’ll find yourself instantly wanting to re-watch it with a group of friends.
When her boyfriend breaks up with her for a girl easily defined as a Manic Pixie Dream Girl, Beatrice reinvents herself as Trixie Giovanni, a sunflower-loving, French-speaking, bubbly young girl with an affinity for mismatched shoes in order to win him back.
Unlike a lot of YA heroines, Beatrix Adams doesn’t lose sight of the things she wants most over a boy. She’s very self-possessed.
Bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater talks to VOX teen reporters at the 2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival.