2017 Reading Challenge

2017 Reading Challenge

Tina has read 2 books toward her goal of 40 books.
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

REVIEW for This is What Happy Looks Like



Thank you so much to Hachette Canada Book Group for sending me this book.



TITLE:             This is What Happy Looks Like

AUTHOR:       Jennifer E. Smith

GENRE:           YA

RATING:          

I was actually so pleasantly surprised by this novel.  I had not read this author's first book, although I heard tons of great things about it, but I was a bit worried about this one because I feared the writing style would be a bit too "flowery" for me.

I need not have worried as I loved Smith's down to earth writing.  I loved, loved the concept of emails as a bit of a introduction of our main characters Graham and Ellie and I actually thought this story was very sweet.

Its nice to read a bit where the drama is more or less kept to a minimum while the story focuses on developing the main characters so that we, the readers, can engage and grow to love them.

I have to say that I was actually impressed by this one.

1 comment:

bermudaonion said...

I loved the author's first book so I'm really excited about this one. I'm glad to see you loved it!

 
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