Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

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

by Stephanie Perkins

In this companion novel to Anna and the French Kiss, two teens discover that true love may be closer than they think

Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn't believe in fashion . . . she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit - more sparkly, more fun, more 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.

Reviewed by Jordon on

3 of 5 stars

I loved Anna and the French Kiss so I had high hopes for Lola and the Boy Next Door.

This book was cute and sweet and the romance was intense which I loved. However I hated that Lola was so stupid and so blind to her own feelings, I also hated that she was trying to convince herself that she didn't like Cricket more than friends yet she continually led him on and put him in precarious situations that could have made her a cheater. I hated that Lola acted that way. I guess all of the books in this series has one of the main characters already in a relationship when they end up falling in love with someone else... I'm not really a fan of that.

This book was still a good read though.

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