Tiny Imperfections by Alli Frank & Asha Youmans


Release Date: May 5, 2020

Josie Bordelon is the director of admissions at the prestigious Fairchild Country Day School in San Francisco. She is gearing up for the next set of applications and her days are filled with eager parents wanting to enroll their children and schedule interviews. Josie is a pro at managing expectations having attended the school herself and is all too familiar with the landscape of the community.

Josie is currently experiencing a role reversal as she navigates the college admissions process with her seventeen-year-old daughter. She raised Etta with the help of her Aunt Viv and there are strong disagreements among the three about the best choices.  Josie would like her daughter to avoid the mistakes that she made in her life and is overly involved in the process. Together they must find a balance while allowing Etta the chance to make her own decisions.

Tiny Imperfections is a debut novel by Alli Frank and Asha Youmans. This book brings readers inside the admissions process while you experience the protagonist’s inner thoughts.  The results are humorous with cheeky commentary as Josie vents about parents and the school’s administration. There is also a lot of love between the pages as Josie explores the relationship with her daughter while plotting her future.