Anna and the french kiss
– Stephanie Perkins
Genre : Young adult
Rating : ♥♥♥
My review :
There was such great enthusiasm around this YA on Instagram, I absolutely had to get my hands on this one to see what it was all about.
The setting was great (a bit cliché, true, but it’s understandable). I loved that they were in an internat in France. The story started pretty great and I dived right into it.
They were imperfect and I liked that. It was really realistic how they were attractive in quite a natural way instead of being described as gorgeous and flawless. Very refreshing.
At the beginning I liked Anna, I think many girls her age could identify and others think back about when they were 17 and how everything life had to offer was impressive.
My review :
« The Deal » or the most endearing book from the « University romance » genre ! Book one from the Off-campus serie is according to me the perfect illustration of the expression « feeling in love while reading ».
I have to admit that at the 5 first pages I was doubtful. We learned outright about the traumatic event that scarred our female character and I immediately thought there would be a lot of unnecessary drama. Then, the hero appears and I thought of the cliché of the good-looking football captain who’s full of himself. Well, guess what ? It was that…but so much more !!! (Fisrt, because he was a hockey captain and not a football one…yeah, that’s definitely not the same thing…duh.)
Garrett is confident (a little too much sometimes) but so funny and endearing. Hannah is strong, humble and smart. They’re both talented and determined. Elle Kennedy created characters with such depth and realism that I never wanted the story to end. The remarkable thing the author did in writing this book I think is : taking a « deja-vu » scenario and turning it into something entirely unique.
My review :
Hello everyone ! If you’ve read my about me page, you know that I have to rewrite all my reviews following a technical problem. It’s quite tricky as it’s been a while since I’ve read most of the books. If you’ve spent some time on the blog, you also might have noticed that I tend to review books that I loved. It doesn’t mean that I’ve loved all my reads but I don’t see the point in detailing why I hated/disliked a book. Well,it depends. Sometimes I need to vent haha. Anyways, all of this to let you know that all my ratings (good and bad) are available on my Goodreads profile.
Let’s get back to Smut by Karina Halle. I’ve liked every previous book I read by her but this one is my favorite!
What attracted me to this book :
- The topic of writing
- The ennemis to lovers story is one of my favorite genre in Romance
Can you keep a secret?
– Sophie Kinsella
My review : Can you keep a secret ? is an enjoyable read.
I spent a really good time with this chick-lit and like every time I open a Kinsella‘s. I recommend for a stress-free and funny moment.
Female characters in Kinsella‘s books are always endearing and very funny and it’s the case for Emma as well. The secrets Emma has are those of every woman. I think each one of us can identify to Emma at some point.
– Whitney G.
Okay, so I’m a sucker for ‘best-friends turn to lovers’ stories but I must admit… I’ve never, ever read anything as good as this. I’m not talking about the writing style (it was really great) but that’s not what made that story special. It was the storyline, the perfection of each one of the characters, the cuteness, the depth, the realism of each and every moment…I literally just put down that book, and I’m still overwhelmed.
I know I shouldn’t write my thoughts about this book at this very minute because it’s still so fresh, I’m not being really objective but I will act against my best thoughts and do it anyway because a book that made me feel so much deserves a heartfelt review…
Carter and Arizona have been best friend since fourth grade, nope, fifth grade… Anyway, you’ll get the answer in the story. They’ve never crossed the line despite what everyone else think. Until one particular night.