Described as a "small-town rom-com," Rock Bottom Girl by Lucy Score ($15) follows Marley as she moves back home hoping for a fresh start. Of course, she never would have imagined her fresh start to consist of teaching PE and coaching soccer at her old high school, which is where Jake, her high-school crush, also teaches. Luckily, they strike up a deal to help each other out, and a fake relationship ensues — only the fake relationship starts to feel a little too real.
There are so many reasons this book would make for a highly entertaining movie, but for starters: a "meet-puke," a catty girls soccer team that grows on you, a makeover scene for Marley, and a surprisingly endearing nemesis. Also, the progression of Marley's character arc, including her relationship with herself and other supporting characters, is really satisfying.