Hung Up

 
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Hung Up
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Age Range
14+
Release Date
March 04, 2014
ISBN
978-1442460751
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Can you fall in love with a voice? This witty romance, told entirely through phone calls, chronicles the tale of a wrong number gone right. It all started with a wrong number. The voicemails Lucy left on James’s phone were meant for someone else—someone who used to have James’s digits. But then when James finally answers and the two start to talk, a unique bond forms between the two teens. Gradually Lucy and James begin to understand each other on a deeper level than anyone else in their lives. But when James wants to meet in person, Lucy is strangely resistant. And when her secret is revealed, he’ll understand why…

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Fun Romantic Read
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
What I liked: I really enjoyed the banter between Lucy and James. I'm huge on dialogue and since this book was entirely dialogue it would not have worked for me if the conversation had been flat. It was fun to read how Lucy and James' relationship developed over the course of the story. There was no insta-love or crazy immediate attraction. The relationship built from friendship, which is always refreshing to read.

What left me wanting more: While I enjoyed this book, I didn't love it. As much as I liked the dialogue, I wish we would have gotten to know more supporting characters to the story. We heard all about them through Lucy and James but I think I would have liked to get to know them in a different way. I totally get that this wasn't the point of this book but it would have been nice for me.

Final thoughts: A quick-paced, light-hearted read that will make you smile.
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