The Chancellor had told me about Lucy and Linh as a new young adult novel, saying that the publishers had described it as Mean Girls meets Fresh off the Boat. I was instantly intrigued. Mean girl cliques are scary and interesting at the same time, and the person-of-color or immigrant angle is unique. Doubly so, since the novel and author are Australian. I wanted to see how this novel pushes this trope in a new direction. I dive into the full review on my blog.