My Life Next Door
A gorgeous debut about family, friendship, first romance, and how to be true to one person you love without betraying another“One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.”The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud,... show more
A gorgeous debut about family, friendship, first romance, and how to be true to one person you love without betraying another“One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.”The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase's family makes Samantha one of their own. Then in an instant, the bottom drops out of her world and she is suddenly faced with an impossible decision. Which perfect family will save her? Or is it time she saved herself?A dreamy summer read, full of characters who stay with you long after the story is over.
Publish date: June 14th 2012
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 394
Edition language: English
Series: My Life Next Door (#1)
I received a copy from Netgalley. Actual rating 3.5 stars. For the most part I really liked it, it started out as contemporary summer time fluff that seemed to meander along, and there was a sort of sense that something was going to happen eventually, but nothing seemed to for a long time, then all ...
*I received a copy of this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review*I'd been looking at this book for a while. I've recently noticed a love for YA Contemporary Romances. And this is that. I liked it but I thought that their relationship progressed a bit too quickly in the beginning. One m...
This review has also been posted at Carole's Random LifeI can't believe that I have waited nearly a month to review this book! For some reason, I just have not felt compelled to put my feelings about this book into words as of yet....maybe because I don't have a lot of feelings about this book. I ...
Writing- 5Storyline/Plot- 5Character- 5 Overall- 5 OMFG this book!!! GAHHHHH!!! I absolutely am in love with the Garrett family!
This book was really enjoyable, although I felt that I couldn't relate to Sam or Jase; they felt too perfect to me, and some of the dialogue in their more intimate scenes came off as a bit awkward. The romance was romance was nice, but it seemed like Sam and Jase were having full-out make out sessio...