Featured Review: Meet Me There (Judy Corry)
About This Book:
A dark Chemistry lab. A fake British accent. It's all fun and games until somebody falls in love.
When sixteen-year-old, Ashlyn Brooks, runs into a sweet British guy in the dark Chemistry lab, she has no idea she's actually sitting in the pitch black room with her longtime rival, Luke Davenport. She also doesn't know that she's stepped into another one of the football captain's pranks. It isn't long before she's sharing things she's never told anyone, and starting to fall for the mysterious guy with a sexy accent who seems to understand her in a way no one ever has before.
When Luke's mom dies the summer before his senior year, he turns to pranking Ashlyn to keep his mind off his loss. But the more he gets to know her, the more he regrets using his fake British accent in the first place. Soon Luke is walking the thin line of keeping his lies a secret and wishing he could tell her that the boy she's falling for is really him.
Meet Me There is a standalone novel in The Ridgewater High series, a collection of simmering YA contemporary romances. If you like sweet romance with ballad-worthy chemistry, swoony kisses and endearing characters then you'll love Judy Corry's latest book.
*Review Contributed By Michelle Lynn Staff Reviewer*
A fun, sweet romance.
In Meet Me There follows Ashlyn and Luke, two people who couldn't dislike each other more. Luke has spent too much time pulling pranks on Ashlyn for her to see anything beyond his need to embarrass her. When she meets an unknown British man in a dark lab, she starts to fall for him, not realizing it's another deception by the boy she wants nothing to do with. Without the preconceived ideas of who Luke is, she gets to know the real boy. But when she finds out who he is, will she remember those times in the dark or want nothing more to do with him?
What I liked:
The characters are great. They're easy to like, even Luke with his deceptions. I was truly rooting for them. There's an added emotional layer in this book fueled by things neither of them want to tell the other. It makes it more than simply a YA rom-com.
What was just okay:
I wish there was a bit more originality, or just a bit "more" to this story. It plays out predictably - which isn't necessarily a bad thing.
A cute story any fan of YA romance will fall head over heels for.
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Meet Me There is a standalone novel in The Ridgewater High series, a collection of simmering YA contemporary romances. GAME