Patty’s Potent Potion is a light-hearted LGBTQ+ themed young adult novel. Patty, the main character, must find her place in the world while coming to terms with her sexuality and identity. Along the way she meets colorful characters who help teach her about herself and life itself. This fun read is perfect for anyone looking for a good laugh and an uplifting story.
For who is this book for ?
This book is perfect for LGBTQ+ young adults who are looking for a fun, light-hearted read with characters they can relate to.
- The characters are lovable and relatable
- The plot is interesting and fun to follow
- It sends a strong message of acceptance and self-love
- The book does not explore the topics in depth, but provides an introduction to these concepts for younger readers.
- A few of the characters are one dimensional and could use more development.
- The ending is a little too tidy and happy for some people’s taste.
Learn more about the author
Robin Alexander is a LGBTQ+ rights activist and writer. She has spent the last several years working with various organizations to help spread awareness and acceptance for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Patty’s Potent Potion is her debut novel.
“A delightful read with lovable characters and a positive message.”
“Patty’s Potent Potion is a wonderfully charming and heartwarming read about self-discovery, family, and love. Robin Alexander has crafted an utterly delightful story that I simply couldn’t put down! Patty is such a wonderful protagonist – quirky, funny, warmhearted, and brave. The supporting cast of characters are equally compelling and lovable. This book had me laughing out loud one moment then tearing up the next – it’s equal parts sweet and poignant with a healthy dose of sassiness thrown in for good measure. I absolutely loved it!”
“This was an amazing and heartfelt book. I loved Patty’s character and the way she grows throughout the novel. The secondary characters are also well written and add a lot of depth to the story. Overall, this is an excellent read that I would highly recommend!”
“This was an enjoyable, quick read. The characters were likeable and the plotline had some good moments.”