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What would you do if your whole settled life would be turned around in one single moment, by one single person?

College-student Melissa has it all: wealthy parents, a handsome boyfriend, good friends and the safety of already being fully settled in the middle of her twenties. But when Melissa gets to know her friend Tom’s new girlfriend, it changes everything. Laila, a stun
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Kindle Edition, 383 pages
Published April 2nd 2013
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mishi
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
“Melissa… I breathe your name on every exhalation.”

This book had me under such a strong spell. The writing was wonderful with stunning descriptions and powerful dialogues. The more I read the more I loved, every other page had a beautiful quote. Katja Michael is an artist.

“She truly would be more careful with the word perfect from now on as she couldn’t think of anything that could match the meaning of it as much as Laila did.”

I haven't read a book with this level of chemistry between th
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Justina Johnson
Dec 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
The wondrous foundation and essence of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has been morphed into an extraordinary love story starring Laila and Melissa. The play itself becomes one of the scenes in this current tale, it is also Melissa's favorite Shakespearean work, and the balcony is given gloriously re-designs several times over but none better then near the finale! The majority of events occur at Bringston University and the major players are all students. It took me a few chapters to start to sav ...more
Kexx
This didn't really work for me - interested in the chemistry of the characters but seemed forced and inevitable - too slow, too predictable and too immature to keep me entertained.
Kaja
Jul 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: lesbian
I love this book!! some little mistakes, but that's no problem....I really just love it.
Shobihatus Syifak
Jan 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
I'm a fanfiction reader and a fan of an author "Damn Unique" whom wrote this beautiful novel. Just when i read the first chapter, i fell in love with the story and followed it.

I never believe in love at the first sight. And there are so much thing i don't believe in, some because i've never known about 'em. But this novel enlighten me to feel the existence of things i've never known or felt. It was like a map to the unknown city, it was one of many faces of love. It had the same two sides, its r
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Dragana
Jan 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
One of those books you just can't put down! At least that was my case. It draws you in, shakes you and tumbles you but, miraculously, does not spit you out. You remain inside, caught by the story, by the emotions that are so fiercely depicted. Very well done, I must say. To collide of two strong natures, stubborn, beautiful, different and yet magnetic to each other.
I loved the quotes at the beginning of each chapter. It gives you a glance, a tease, a feel of what approaches.
Ariel Mathis
Apr 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I normally do not read lesbian/gay novels...I mean sure, I read a guy with two girls but one on one, no. So, this pleasantly surprised me. Melissa & Laila were quite interesting. Especially in the beginning. Without giving anything away, I was hooked & I got happily lost in this story as I kept turning the pages to see how it all ended. ...more
Blu
Jun 30, 2013 rated it liked it
3+ stars. The vacillation of the "straight" main character became rather trying, but it is realistic, plausible and age appropriate. A well crafted story that I enjoyed and I look forward to other works by this author.
Whitney
Feb 10, 2015 rated it did not like it
I can't wrap my head around the high ratings some people have given this book. The writing was horrible. The dialogue didn't flow whatsoever and the bipolar attitudes of some characters was just plain obnoxious. I would recommend passing on this book.
H M
Nov 12, 2017 rated it it was ok
I hated the book. I finished it but I didn't enjoy it really, I specially hated Melissa she was so annoying
Tony Mills
Aug 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Loved it! More please ;-)
Erica
Dec 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Reading the synopsis looks really cliché, when actually is anything but. Very deep emotions here, I like it.
Rashika
May 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
i startedreading this book on the website. loved the chapters thedirection of the book. lovely read. thank you.
kinda hoping for more for these two lovelies
S
Feb 13, 2020 rated it it was ok
Ok so Im another odd one it seems I did not much care for this. I got through the whole thing and there was a glimmer of hope somewhere or I would have dnfed this. So first off I dont think english is the authors first language and it shows big time. The book should have been edited much more as errors abound. I as a rule don't care much if a book has some errors but this book has errors not just in the usual spelling and such but in entire ways that the sentence is phrased. It makes for a tough ...more
Suzzette Montgomery
May 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed the length and the pacing of this book. Many f/f romance novels are short and quick, but this book really took its time developing the chemistry between the characters. As an English major, I enjoyed the appreciation this book had for literature and the arts.
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YA LGBT Books: Katja Michael 8 28 Apr 18, 2013 12:56AM  

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For Katja the love for the written word arose - as so often in life - only at a second glance. During her school years she didn’t enjoy the prescribed literature until several poetry projects built up a serious interest in writing. While studying English literature, she fell more and more prey to the more complex pieces. She devoured not only books, but began writing more complex pieces than poetr ...more

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