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The Slope Rules Featured
Young Adult Indie 1662
Sweet and Genuine
(Updated: March 22, 2017)
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
There aren't enough books like The Slope Rules out there in the world of romance.

The story:
The teenage Cally experiences one of the biggest highs and also biggest lows of teenage life. The former is a trip with her father, but not just any trip. It's a ski trip and the ski obsessed Cally is itching to be on those slopes. What she doesn't see coming is the boy she meets while there.
Fast forward to her father informing her that the worst is happening - she's being forced to move across the country and leave all her friends behind. This is made worse by the "popular" girls immediately latching onto her and an even bigger surprise waiting for her in her new town than she would have imagined.

What I loved: Does everything count? Honestly, this is a story about sticking up for what you believe in and what in means to fall in love for the first time. High school is depicted perfectly - the cliques, the crushes, the expectations. Cally is an honest, genuine, fierce character. She doesn't let people just pull her along. She goes for what she wants and does it in such an endearing way. Cally is the kind of girl every parent hopes their child becomes friends with in high school.
I'd be remiss if I didn't mention Blake and the sweet personality he has.

What I thought was just okay: Nope, can't think of a thing. It was great.

Final Verdict: First love at it's finest. This is a can't miss for anyone who wants more sweet than spicy and needs their hearts thawed on cold winter nights. No one will regret spending time on this book.
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