Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)

Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2) This Is An Alternate Cover Edition For ISBN 10 0525423281 ISBN13 9780525423287.Budding Designer Lola Nolan Doesn T Believe In Fashion She Believes In Costume The Expressive The Outfit Sparkly, Fun, Wild The Better But Even Though Lola S Style Is Outrageous, She S A Devoted Daughter And Friend With Some Big Plans For The Future And Everything Is Pretty Perfect Right Down To Her Hot Rocker Boyfriend Until The Dreaded Bell Twins, Calliope And Cricket, Return To The Neighborhood.When Cricket A Gifted Inventor Steps Out From His Twin Sister S Shadow And Back Into Lola S Life, She Must Finally Reconcile A Lifetime Of Feelings For The Boy Next Door. Oh, gosh I really cannot understand all the good reviews for this book even if half of them were given BEFORE the book actually came out, which, if you ask me, is completely stupid To say it s overrated is an understatement This book is such a huge disappointment I guess this is a typical example of what happens when you fantasize so much about something that you ve actually built up this ideal in your mind which has nothing to do with reality, sadly Careful people, spoilers ahead.I d Oh, gosh I really cannot understand all the good reviews for this book even if half of them were given BEFORE the book act
Here s the thing I think Stephanie Perkins is in my head Or at least my daydreams How else could she consistently write characters that seem to be tailor made to hit my flutter buttons Etienne for my anglophilia, Max for my tattooed, Buddy Holly glasses wearing view spoiler messed up, misdirectedly I know that s not a word angry, kind of douchebaggy hide spoiler rocker boy, and Cricket Cricket for everything I ve ever wanted in a real boy Because that s the beauty of Lola and the Bo Here s the thing I think Stephanie Perkins is in my head Or at least my daydreams How else could she consistently write characters that seem to be tailor made to hit my flutter buttons Etienne for my anglophilia, Max for my tattooed, Buddy Holly glasses wearing view spoiler messed up, misdirectedly I know that s not a word angry, kind of douchebaggy hide spoiler rocker boy, and Cricket Cricket for everything I ve ever wanted in a real boy Because that s the beauty of Lola and the Boy Next Door It s real As much as I loved Anna and the French Kiss and I looooooooooooooooooooove Anna , Lola was better on nearly every level because it felt real Anna was by no means a fairy tale without the struggle of realism, but there were some elements that took it to daydream level Paris Beautiful, charming British boy The big, dramatic incredibly swoontastic ending Lola is different They aren t in Paris, and Cr
Did you read Anna and the French Kiss A.YES, I loved it B.YES, it was okay.C.YES, and I didn t like it.D.NO, but I intend to.E.NO, it s not for me.If you picked A, B, or D, please proceed to review 1.If you picked C or E, please proceed to review 2.__________________________________________________Review 1 LOVE This book is fun, fun, fun til her daddy takes the T bird away It has a very similar feeling to its companion novel Anna and the French Kiss a teenage girl who already has a boyf Did you read Anna and the French Kiss A.YES, I loved it B.YES, it was okay.C.YES, and I didn t like it.D.NO, but I intend to.E.NO, it s not for me.If you picked A, B, or D, please proceed to review 1.If you picked C or E, please proceed to review 2.__________________________________________________Review 1 LOVE This book is fun, fun, fun til her daddy takes the T bird away It has a very similar feeling to its companion novel Anna and the Frenc
Set to Copacabana by Barry Manilow.Her name is Lo la She s a steal the show girl.With purple stripeys in her hair, wearing leggings worthy of Cher.She s friends with Etienne, and of course, with An na.The boy next door draws on his hand, and Lola yearns to understand.Across their midnight lawn, they talked from dusk til dawn.They were young and needed each other.But did the boy next door wantAt Lola s, Lola Nolan s Casa.The hottest thing since Etienne and Anna At Lola s, Lola Nolan s Ca Set to Copacabana by Barry Manilow.Her name is Lo la She s a steal the show girl.With purple stripeys in her hair, wearing leggings worthy of Cher.She s friends with Etienne, and of course, with An na.The boy nex
I m definitely going to burn in hell..Oh, that awkward moment when everybody loves a book and you don t understand why You know that feeling, right Well, yeah, I m pretty much living it.It s not that I DIDN T LIKE the book, it s just that I didn t LIKE it. Does it make any sense to you, because for me there is a whole damn big difference.Anyways, this is not Anna s book sister, this islike the evil stepsister. It actually managed to raise my blood pressure, unfortunately not in a I m definitely going to burn in hell..Oh, that awkward moment when everybody loves a boo
Yay for warm fuzzies Stephanie Perkins has a talent and that talent is for making me happy, allowing me to enjoy the entire reading experience, laugh at times and come away with no deep sense of revelation just the knowledge that I will have to get my hands on whatever she writes next Her writing may be light and mostly meaningless but it achieves one of the greatest things a book possibly can fun.And that s just it this book is silly, mindless fun I m not sure why some people who enjo Yay for warm fuzzies Stephanie Perkins has a talent and that talent is for making me happy, allowing me to enjoy the entire reading experience, laugh at times and come away with no deep sense of revelation just the knowledge that I will have to get my hands on whatever she writes next Her writing may be light and mostly meaningless but it achieves one of the greatest things a book possibly can fun.And that s just it this book is silly, mindless fun I m not sure why some people who enjoyed Anna and the French Kiss didn t like this, for me it was a very similar sort of book in many ways, with the main difference being that I thought Lola was a muchwell rounded and interesting character than Anna
The thing about Lola and the boy next door is that, since it s a companion book, it s inevitable to make a comparison with Anna and the French Kiss which, in this case, comes out as a disadvantage because, as far as I am concerned, Anna is the absolute winner Lola is a really cute story she is a quirky, raised by gay parents, unique teenage girl.When her first crush and ex neighbor, Cricket, reappears on her doorstep after two years, things get complicated because Lola already has a boyfriend, The thing about Lola and the boy next door is that, since it s a companion book, it s inevitable to make a comparison with Anna and the French Kiss which, in this case, comes out as a disadvantage because, as far as I am concerned, Anna is the absolute winner Lola is a really cute
I don t know how I am going to justify this rating Books like Lola and the Boy Next Door rarely work for me I dislike chick lit, I dislike two timing emotionally cheating lying heroines, I dislike when the wrong guy in books with love triangles is vilified at the last minute to make it right for the heroine to break up with him And yet I liked this book that contains all these elements This novel is just such a light, breezy, charming read The main character, who would normally annoy the I don t know how I am going to justify this rating Books like Lola and the Boy Next Door rarely work for me I dislike chick lit, I dislike two timing emotionally cheating lying heroines, I dislike when the wrong guy in books with love triangles is vilified at the last minute to make it right for the heroine to break up with him And yet I liked this book that contains all these elements This novel is just such a light, breezy, charming read The main character, who would normally annoy the hell out of me with her obsession with clothes, glitter, tiaras, has a very relatable voice Reading Lola and the Boy Next Door was an infinitely relaxing experience This book is filled to the brim with cuteness cute boys, cute families, cute locations and cute crushes Perkins special gift is bringing back the memories of young love and excitements and heartaches that come with it I would have preferred this book without sex though My excuse for liking St
One thing I have to appreciate about this story is its glaring reminder that is to NEVER EVER ENTER A SERIOUS RELATIONSHIP WHEN YOU RE UNSURE OF YOURSELF and I know age isn t always an indication of a person s maturity but in this case and it s most often, sixteen year olds are yet on their way to discovering who they are and like wh
adorable and wonderful didn t want to put it down