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Review: The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

the start of me and you reviewThe Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

Published March 31st 2015 by Bloomsbury


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Following her pitch-perfect debut Open Road Summer, Emery Lord pens another gorgeous story of best friends, new love, & second chances.

Brimming with heartfelt relationships and authentic high-school dynamicsThe Start of Me and You proves that it’s never too late for second chances.

It’s been a year since it happened—when Paige Hancock’s first boyfriend died in an accident. After shutting out the world for two years, Paige is finally ready for a second chance at high school . . . and she has a plan. First: Get her old crush, Ryan Chase, to date her—the perfect way to convince everyone she’s back to normal. Next: Join a club—simple, it’s high school after all. But when Ryan’s sweet, nerdy cousin, Max, moves to town and recruits Paige for the Quiz Bowl team (of all things!) her perfect plan is thrown for a serious loop. Will Paige be able to face her fears and finally open herself up to the life she was meant to live? (Goodreads)

Without a doubt this book deserves 5 stars. I think it’s one of if not my favorite book of the year so far. The female friendship in this book is fabulous and the romance is swoon worthy. I <heart> nerdy boys what can I say? The addition of the Uppercase Box reading experience sent this book over the edge. If you like contemporary romance stories and haven’t picked this one up yet I highly recommend it.

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