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Book Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han!

Posted December 20, 2020 by Nori in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Book Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han!To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1) by Jenny Han
Publication Date: April 15, 2014
Pages: 355
Purchase Links Amazon

What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them…all at once?

Sixteen-year-old Lara Jean Song keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s written. One for every boy she’s ever loved—five in all. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control.


Book Review

Well, I finally read this book, after years and years of hearing people obsess over it. In a way, I can understand why. The characters are well thought out, and I empathize with Lara Jean. At the same time, was it the best YA contemporary I’ve read? Definitely not.

I will start out by saying my favorite character by far was Kitty. Kitty is the youngest Song sister and she had quite the attitude. Everytime she entered a scene, a smile came over my face because I anticipated that something sassy or funny was going to happen.

This is a story about growing up. Lara, the main character, is the middle Song sister and her older sister has always been the responsible one since her mother passed away. But, the oldest sister is going to college in Scotland, and so the responsibility now falls on her shoulders. It doesn’t help that her sister broke up with her boyfriend right before she left. Of course, the ex is their next door neighbor and basically is part of their family. Oh and did I mention that Lara used to have a crush on Josh? This is a story about romance, about family, about friendship, and about learning how to navigate your path in the world.

Overall I liked this book, but it wasn’t amazing. Even so, I do want to read the sequel and I will watch the movie on Netflix. I give it 3.5/5 stars.

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Posted September 25, 2020 by Nori in Book Reviews / 1 Comment