One year. Nine events. Nine chances to . . . fall in love? Weddings. Funerals. Barbecues. New Year’s Eve parties. Name the occasion, and Sophie Evans will be there. Well, she has to be there. Sophie works for the local florist, so she can be found at every big event in her small hometown, arranging bouquets and managing family dramas. Enter Andrew Hart. The son of the fancy new chef in town, Andrew is suddenly required to attend all the same events as Sophie. Entitled, arrogant, preppy Andrew. Sophie just wants to get her job done and finish up her sketches so she can apply to design school. But every time she turns around, there is Andrew, getting in her way and making her life more complicated. Until one day she wonders if maybe complicated isn’t so bad after all . . . Told over the course of one year and following Sophie from event to event, this delightful novel from master of romantic comedy Kasie West shows how love can blossom in unexpected places.
A cutesie YA book told over the course of a full year with a hate you – love you trope.
Do you ever read finish a book and think… hmm that was fine. You don’t regret the time you spent reading it but you won’t think about the characters or run out to tell all of your friends to read it? That’s how I felt about this Kasie West book. It was fine. I laughed a few times when I read it. I liked the guy in it quite a bit. I couldn’t remember the characters names within 24 hours of reading it… Overall it was a good summer read, that I have no regrets about reading but definitely not my favorite Kasie West book.
My favorite quote from the book?
“Do you know what your problem is Sophie?”
“What do I have to answer to get you to stop talking?”
Maybe romance books have ruined me for YA? Two in a row that I was excited about that didn’t wow me. Oh well, onto the next!