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Veronica

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Funny and didnt want it to end

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-11-28

Felt like a good romcom. Wished there was more where it ended. The side characters where just as entertaining as the main ones.

It had its moments

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-11-13

I liked it but sometimes the writing style took me out of it. I guess that's just a personal preference though

Had Potential

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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-10-29

Great at the beginning with the letters but the male lead was too perfect which made him uninteresting to me. I also found the female leads internal dialogue cringy which made her unlikable. This book glorifies the cheesy "I'm not like other girls" trope and I'm not here for it. I love the author in general, but I gotta return this one.

Entertaining and easy listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-10-12

Entertaining and binge worthy. The only thing I'd say is that the main character was pretty oblivious at times. Liked the book anyways.

The writing style is the only thing I didn't like

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-12-22

The dialog was unrealistic which pulled me out of the story. I wish that didn't bug me so much.

Pretty People Problems

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-08-01

It was entertaining and funny even though I'm not a fan of the tropes and explicitness. The writing style bugged me at first. There's a lot of telling and not a lot of showing but I got use to it. This did make it harder to relate to the characters though. Over all it wasn't bad but not memorable for me personally. .

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Finally a Romantic Interest of Colour

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-07-18

I almost never come across contemparary books that are willing to make a romantic interest a darker skin tone. This is refreshing as hell. I loved the plot and the characters had unique personalities. I would happily re-read. This is a feel good book.

SO SO SO AMAZING

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-04-30

I can't think of anything bad to say about this book other than I wish the next one would come out already .

Abusive Relationship

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-04-13

The male love interest is verbally abusive and its not okay. I also noticed an issue with concent. The story tries to redeem him but it did not work for me. I couldn't ship the love interests even if I tried. I couldn't wait to finish the book. I love Mariana but this one was a miss.

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Lots of Girls Slut Shaming Girls

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-03-02

I love this author but i couldn't get into this book. There's a lot of girls hating girls for stupid things like what they wear. The main character isn't very likable to me. Mariana tries had to make her corky by making her do awkward things but It was still wasn't enough for my taste. I also found the romance hard to engage in because the main male character was routinely portrayed as "perfect." The only redeeming part of this book for me was the friend group. If any of them were the main character I might have enjoyed the novel more.