Book Reviews, Contemporary, Holiday, Romance

Recommended For You – Laura Silverman

Publication Date: September 1, 2020
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
Pages: 272
Dates Read: October 15-17, 2020
Format: eARC provided by publisher through NetGalley

GoodReads Synopsis

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before meets You’ve Got Mail in this charming and hilarious rom-com following two teen booksellers whose rivalry is taken to the next level as they compete for the top bookseller bonus.

Shoshanna Greenberg loves working at Once Upon, her favorite local bookstore. And with her moms fighting at home and her beloved car teetering on the brink of death, the store has become a welcome escape.

When her boss announces a holiday bonus to the person who sells the most books, Shoshanna sees an opportunity to at least fix her car, if none of her other problems. The only person standing in her way? New hire Jake Kaplan.

Jake is an affront to everything Shoshanna stands for. He doesn’t even read! But somehow his sales start to rival hers. Jake may be cute (really cute), and he may be an eligible Jewish single (hard to find south of Atlanta), but he’s also the enemy, and Shoshanna is ready to take him down.

But as the competition intensifies, Jake and Shoshanna grow closer and realize they might be more on the same page than either expects…

My Review


This was a very cute YA enemies/lovers romance story set in a bookshop. While I didn’t absolutely love it, it had its adorable moments, and I really liked the banter and dialogue between the two MC’s. This was very PG (no mature content) I’d definitely let my daughter read it, and has a cute and heartwarming storyline.

**Special Thanks to Margaret K. McElderry Books and Laura Silverman for the eARC through NetGalley**

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