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Most Likely to Succeed

(Superlatives #3)

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  2,115 ratings  ·  266 reviews
As vice president of Student Council, Kaye knows the importance of keeping order. Not only in school, but in her personal life. Which is why she and her boyfriend, Aidan, already have their lives mapped out: attend Columbia University together, pursue banking careers, and eventually get married. Everything Kaye has accomplished in high school—student government, cheerleadi ...more
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Published August 4th 2015 by Simon Pulse
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Jessica You can read them out of order! Perfect Couple and Most Likely to Succeed each give a very brief background of what happened previously so you won't b…moreYou can read them out of order! Perfect Couple and Most Likely to Succeed each give a very brief background of what happened previously so you won't be confused. If possible, I'd still recommend reading them in order, but you don't have to.(less)
Caitlyn "Books Are My Life" Baker It didn't come from Sawyer's POV, it came from Kaye's, but Sawyer is around A LOT and you sort of get to gauge what he's feeling and he finally gets p…moreIt didn't come from Sawyer's POV, it came from Kaye's, but Sawyer is around A LOT and you sort of get to gauge what he's feeling and he finally gets pretty open with the talking and stuff. I think having Sawyer's POV would have been awesome, but considering the others were from the girls' POV's, it made sense and it was a really, really, really good book. I loved it.(less)
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Aimee ♥ | Aimee, Always
Jennifer Echols is back on her game, people! Most Likely to Succeed was an adorably sexy read, perfect for anyone interested in a very shippable ship, angst, and lots of drama.

I typically don't recommend overly dramatic books, but the theatrics in this one fit perfectly with the overall mood the author set. It became easier for me to really feel for the characters, sort of like I knew them personally.

Jennifer Echols' writing helped a lot, too. It was so easy to read, and like I mentioned with th
Paula M
Jan 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
SAWYER. That is enough explanation.


Reading this book leaves me with a bittersweet feeling. I'm excited that Kaye and Sawyer finally have their story out in the world for people to devour, but at the same time, I'm also so so sad that this series have come to its conclusion. I really enjoyed reading each characters stories and knowing the superlatives, that's why you have to understand that letting series go is kinda hard for me.

From the first book of this series, Sawyer already left a huge
nick (the infinite limits of love)
Oct 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc

Saying goodbye to characters that you have grown to love over the course of a series is always a bittersweet experience. I opened Most Likely to Succeed with feelings of excitement, because we were finally getting to Sawyer and Kaye's stories, but also a tiny bit of sadness because I wouldn't be able to see these characters again. Despite that though, I closed the book with feelings of overwhelming happiness because Most Likely To Succeed ended up being my favorite book in the Superlatives serie
Jun 12, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
***Review posted on The Eater of Books! blog***

Most Likely to Succeed by Jennifer Echols
Book Three of the Superlatives series
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: August 4, 2015
Rating: 3 stars
Source: eARC from Edelweiss

Summary (from Goodreads):

In this sexy conclusion to The Superlatives trilogy from Endless Summer author Jennifer Echols, Sawyer and Kaye might just be perfect for each other—if only they could admit it.

As vice president of Student Council, Kaye knows the importance of keeping or
Siiri (Little Pieces of Imagination)
I have liked the previous books in this series a lot: they’re great reads that I’ve read during a night or two and they're always filled with so many fun moments. This one I had looked forward to a whole lot, because it’s about my otp of the series whom I have been rooting for since day one. Let me tell you, this book did not disappoint! I loved it from start to finish.

"My mother had told me a million times that because I was a woman, I had to work twice as hard as a man for the same amount of r
Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
Oct 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
I have loved this whole series, with fun likable and realistic characters, humor and romance around every corner and storyline that just got better, this series has quickly become a favorite. And even though I loved book one and two, book three was the one I was more excited about.

I have loved Sawyer from the get go and was so very excited to finally see that book three, would be all about him! I just knew there was so much more depth to him and his beach bum ways. It wasn't hard to tell who he
Jan 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
The Superlatives series by Echols is one of my favourite series yet, in the two previous books Echols has created endearing characters which have been hard not to fall for, I love how each book so far has focused on one couple, but still kept the secondary characters an integral part of the story. Sawyer was the class clown, always goofing off or getting on people’s nerves, but on occasion he was known to show a softer side and this was one side that I couldn’t wait to see more of in Most Likely ...more
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5/5 stars

Biggest Flirts
was the book that introduced me to my guilty pleasure author: Jennifer Echols. Because of that book, I spent weeks reading ALL of her books.
So when I finally read Perfect Couple (book 2 of the Superlative trilogy), I was underwhelmed and felt let down. It wasn't a bad book, and as its own book--it was fine. Just, when compared to the first book (and comparing Harper and Brody to the amazing Tia and the swoonworthy and sweet Will), Perfect Couple didn't live up to its pre
Sep 07, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The third and last book in the superlatives follows the third friend, Kaye, and Sawyer. Kaye is the overachiever, student council rise president, level headed, and the most goal oriented of the three friends. She's already dating Aidan and everyone thinks of them as the perfect couple. Yes, I know I know.. you guessed it right, now enter the bad boy, Sawyer in this case. However I highly enjoyed this novel because I really liked Sawyer in the previous two books as as secondary character. I also ...more
My thanks to Simon Pulse & Edelweiss

Point of View: Single (Katherine, aka Kaye)
Writing: First Person | Past Tense
Setting: Florida
Genre: Young Adult | Contemporary Romance

* This book contains some slightly mature scenes which might not be appropriate for readers below 16.

Since I loved Sawyer so much, I was extremely excited to read this book. While Sawyer was sti
Nov 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
LOVED this series so much!!! Much thanks to Simon Teen for giving me a copy for review! For all the three books.

Okay, why do I like this series so much? Apart from being able to somehow live vicariously through the characters' lives? And somehow feel like I'm on of them and I'm in High school again. And in our class, we didn't do the Superlatives! We should have (I was part of our yearbook committee) but I don't know why we didn't. I was sure there was no voting that happened though. If I'm goin
Feb 06, 2015 rated it liked it
This book was a cute, light, quick read that overall lifted spirits and intrigued me. However, there were points when I felt the characters' emotions were one-layered and jumped from feeling to feeling without reason or exploration. This left me with one-dimensional chapters that always succeeded in being unrelatable. Overall 3/5 stars; I love Jenn's other books, this one just was not for me. ...more
I can't believe I started this series back in 2017 and I only ever wrote a review for two of the books. Maybe one day I will dive back into the first one and write something. Maybe.

Most Likely to Succeed is the third and final book in the Superlatives series. Just like the previous two, it flew by for me. Unfortunately, it started off pretty interesting but then sort of fell flat for me. The pacing was fine but I just couldn't connect with the characters this time around. Plus the ending didn't
Oct 20, 2016 rated it liked it
Out of the entire trilogy I found this book to be the second best. Perfect couple was definitely the better of the three. Now out of the three books I have been talking about Sawyer a lot. He was definitely one of the more interesting male characters in this whole trilogy.I was really looking forward to this story where he finally got his happy ending. I think that the ending for this book wrapped up a little too well. It still had a lot of things that needed to be discussed between the characte ...more
Dec 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book was pretty good but I felt the ending was rushed.
2.5 stars

I just didn't connect to this the way I wanted to. I was really excited about the potential for Sawyer and Kaye, but then it happened and it just didn't make sense to me. I don't get why Sawyer has been in love with Kaye for years. I have a better sense of why Kaye wants to be with him, but it still wasn't great. The mom was an interesting, but very frustrating character to read. The dad I found frustrating, because even if you don't worry about your daughter, it's not a reason to not p
Aug 21, 2015 added it
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I love, love the Superlatives series. (2 of the 3 girls are WoC, there's so much sex-positivity in these books, and they're hilarious.) Sawyer/Kaye have always been my favorite of the couples, and I adored their book. I especially liked that we got to see Sawyer's more vulnerable side in this book (especially because in the other books, he was mostly comedic relief) and I really didn't want to say goodbye to the Superlatives gang. (Seriously, I'd read a bonus short story about what goes on at se ...more
Anatea Oroz
May 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I loved this SO MUCH! Is it possible to like Sawyer even more than I did before? It seems so...

Review to come closer to release date.
Sam Chase
Sep 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4-stars
Rating: 4 stars!

This was my favorite of Jennifer Echols' bind up, for sure. The pressure Kaye was under was relatable, and I could understand her struggles. The relationship between Kaye and Sawyer was so sweet, I just adore them. And once again, the high school experience was well represented.

Another wonderful beach read!

Read as part of the Biggest Flirts/Perfect Couple/Most Likely to Succeed bind up. Catch my review for the bind up here!

Most Likely to Succeed is the final book in the Superlatives trilogy by Jennifer Echols. Having read the first two, I was most excited for this book for one reason – Sawyer. Sawyer has been a character who has been present since the first book, Biggest Flirts. As such, the series feels as if it has been building towards this book from the get-go. I’m not going to lie, knowing that a book was going to be about him had my interest from day one. He’s just such a great character.

In Most Likely to Su
Genesis Reyes (Whispering Chapters)
This review was first published on Latte Nights Reviews.

If you read my short review for  Perfect Couple , the second book in the Superlatives series, then you know that I have been waiting for Most Likely to Succeed because I have been crushing on Sawyer and I wanted him to have his own story and eeeeek! I liked it so much!

We know from the previous books that Sawyer is the clown and the one who gets around with girls, if you get my drift here. What we got to read in this book was how v
Kim at Divergent Gryffindor
Thank you Simon Pulse and Edelweiss for giving me a copy of this book!

Kaye and Aiden, her boyfriend, have been nominated for Most Likely to Succeed by the senior class, which is just as well because Aiden is the president of the student council, while Kaye is the vice president. But ever since Kaye learned that there was a glitch in the results and Kaye and Sawyer were actually voted for Perfect Couple That Never Was, Kaye has been giving Sawyer more attention, and Kaye and Aiden's relationship
This book. I’m conflicted because I really enjoyed the romance between Sawyer and Kaye, it gave me this sense of nostalgia for my high school years (and dude, that NEVER happens when I read YA). The way that Sawyer woos Kaye, and his behavior when he’s in his pelican costume…it really clicked for me.
Kaye’s hair, though? Felt off. Kaye wears her hair naturally but every time her hair process was described I felt this disconnect. The words that were used felt clunky and off.
Honestly, I don’t like
lmfao this was such a shit show, and the author HAS got to know that...I don't know if this is just this series or all her books, but they always feel so shallow. Like really really shallow. Like not even in the water shallow. ...more
Oct 05, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a great read and many thanks to my friend Siiri for reccing me this book.

Review to come.
4.5 stars! A fantastic conclusion to a series that started off rocky, but became quickly awesome.

Wow, I was really looking forward to this last part in the series and I am not disappointed. Of course there were some things that I didn't like and that is why I didn't give it the full 5 stars. But I have to say that this one is the best one of the series. After a really disappointing first book, I was actually worried to continue with this series, but I found out that each book is from the POV of
Madeline Nixon
Apr 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
Falling in line with the a lot of other reviews for this series and this book, this one was probably my favourite of the three. This series was super cute overall, but this particular story had a lot more going on. The romance felt very real and made me happy like the previous books did. Sawyer is one of my favourite characters in the series so I loved hearing more about him. I also loved the character development in this book and was very happy overall with the message of doing what you love an ...more
Jul 26, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars

From my series review of THE SUPERLATIVES trilogy:

In all honesty, I didn’t think that The Superlatives trilogy by Jennifer Echols would blow me away much at all; I read my first Echols book, Going Too Far, and thought it was pretty good and fun. However, I wasn’t completely SOLD on Echols’ writing or her books in general. Sadly, while The Superlatives trilogy is certainly entertaining, I’m still not considered a huge fan, and probably never will be.

This series follows the lives of three
Haraiah Eve
Sep 23, 2015 rated it it was ok
2 stars

I should be disappointed but I'm honestly not, considering my thoughts on the previous books in this series. I love Sawyer still. That hasn't changed. He is amazing. The rest of the book is pretty weak though. I guess part of it is due to the fact that the scenes were so abrupt. I mean, how can you feel the moment if it happens so fast? And there is no chemistry between Kaye and Sawyer. Which is weird because I loved them both and got really excited when I read Biggest Flirts.

Kaye is whin
Aug 30, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: galleys
I have yet to read the first two books in this series but I decided to check this out. Out of the three, I'm pretty certain this has the most interesting (and quite frankly, intriguing) character. If you didn't know already, this series revolves around seniors at a Florida high school who are selected for their class Who's Who categories, and how the labels change the way they view themselves and alter the course of their lives. For me, this sounds pretty realistic. But as I check out the plot o ...more
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Jennifer Echols was born in Atlanta and grew up in a small town on a beautiful lake in Alabama—a setting that has inspired many of her books. She has written nine romantic novels for young adults, including the comedy MAJOR CRUSH, which won the National Readers’ Choice Award, and the drama GOING TOO FAR, which was a finalist in the RITA, the National Readers’ Choice Award, and the Book Buyer’s Bes ...more

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