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The One We Fell in Love With

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Phoebe is caught between a rock and a hard place. Settle down and get married, or return to the French Alps to pursue her passion?

Eliza is in love with someone who is no longer hers. In fact, he probably never was… And her dream of becoming a musician seems to be spiralling down the drain.

Rose is out of a job and out of a boyfriend. To make matters worse, she’s been forc
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Kindle Edition, 416 pages
Published May 19th 2016 by Simon & Schuster UK
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Medina I wouldn't call this YA and would instead say it's women's fiction. That said, I loved it so much that I, personally, would recommend it for everyone.…moreI wouldn't call this YA and would instead say it's women's fiction. That said, I loved it so much that I, personally, would recommend it for everyone. The content isn't really racy in any way, so I think it's fine for anyone who wants a sweet story about love and family. Read it! It's so so so wonderful! :)(less)

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Irena BookDustMagic
Apr 06, 2016 rated it liked it
Review to come this week.
Leah
Mar 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Paige Toon has been one of my favourite authors ever since I read Lucy in the Sky and I count those first four books - Lucy in the Sky, Chasing Daisy, Johnny Be Good & Pictures of Lily some of my favourite books, ever. But I wasn't so enamoured with the past few, if I'm being perfectly honest, so I was a bit dubious about reading The One We Fell In Love With, because I didn't want yet another love triangle book - or, in this case, a love quadrangle, if that's even a thing? But The One We Fell In ...more
Amanda
Apr 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
What a beautiful story. Paige Toon has done it again... She manages to make me feel so many emotions in every one of her books, laughter and tears. I was really quite shocked about half way through this story, I had to go back and see if I'd missed something, but no, it was intended to be that way and it certainly was a massive shock.

I loved this book, fell in love with all of the characters and it kept me wanting to know more, especially after the massive surprise halfway through! It was then t
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Anja
May 17, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Where did good old Paige Toon go? Where did those typical chic lit stories go? I don't know about 'the sun in her eyes', because I haven't read that yet (maybe because it didn't sound chic lit-y enough already? I'm not sure), but 'the one we fell in love with' was not how I wanted it to be. I don't know..

OK, so the story follows Phoebe, Rose and Eliza, who are identical triplets. At some point Angus enters the picture by moving in next to them. He's the one they all fell in love with. Over the c
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Nina
Feb 16, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2018
Overall, I think I have to say that this book just wasn't for me. It was confusing and kind of boring and there were moments when I had to force myself to not give up on it. I'm pretty sad about that because Paige Toon is one of my all-time favorite authors and out of the 11 books I've read by her so far, this is the first one that I can barely say anything positive about. What I usually love the most about her books is that they're always such quick reads and allow me to just get lost in the st ...more
Laura
May 20, 2016 rated it liked it
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Bookphenomena (Micky)
DNF @ 30% unrated

Sorry to those to whom this is a beloved book but I am not able to find the motivation to cope with a triangle on a triangle on a triangle - triplets and one man, decades...you lot are braver than me.
Bianca
Three identical triplet sisters, Phoebe, Eliza and Rose, fall in the love with the same boy, their next door neighbour, Angus.

This is the premise of this novel.

I must say I had no expectations as I had no idea what it was about, but I was hoping it'd be light and, of course, enjoyable. And it sure was. I thought the story was done very well, with alternate points-of-view from the three sisters and a little bit from Angus.

Paige Toon delivered a heartfelt story, with all very loveable characters.
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Simona
Jun 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
New year, new Paige Toon book! This is actually one of the highlights in my book blogging year. This year is even more special, because it’s her 10th novel (not counting her YA books).
Paige really surprised me with this book, it’s unexpected and unique and I mean that all in a good way!!!

The story follows triplets: Phoebe, Rose and Eliza, they all fell for the same guy. When they were 17 years old Angus moved in next door. Phoebe saw him first, but did she really?! Well they got together, but al
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Albertina
Feb 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was exactly what I needed.

It follows the story of the triplets Phoebe, Rose and Eliza who all, at the age of seventeen, fall for their drop dead gorgeous neighbour Angus. But Angus doesn't exist in two more copies and cannot clone himself which means that only one of the sisters can have him.

The story jumps back and forth in time as secrets are being revealed, and the reader is introduced to the 10 years time that has passed since the sisters all fell in love with Angus; everyone has t
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Shaikha Alahmad
Feb 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
WHY IS THIS BOOK SO UNDERRATED?
This is one of the GREATEST chick-lit books I've read in a while! It shook me, broke me and made my heart all warm and happy again! 😢
I admit I didn't expect myself to love this so much but I DO.
BRAVO, Paige Toon! ❤️
Danni The Girl
Jul 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2020-reading
This is not a book I would have bought myself, but I am really glad I read it! Its your typical complicated love story, but I just felt the emotions and feelings that were portrayed were so well written, I genuinely felt what the characters were feeling. There was a lot of heart break in this story so be warned!
Triplet girls fall in love with the same guy. It sounds messy and it is. I really liked the character development in this story. Each person had their own views and values, which is not
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Daphne
May 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-english-books
This books simultaneously made me laugh, made me cry and gasp out in shock. What a rollercoaster ride but wow I loved it!
Rachel
Mar 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Originally Posted on Rachalesreads.com

Obviously it should go without saying that I was excited for this book. It’s no secret that Paige Toon is my favourite author and has been since I first read ‘Lucy in the Sky’ back when it was released in 2007. When I received her new book at the spring blogger event, I was beyond excited. When the cover was revealed I fell even more in love.

The premise of this book is fascinating. It’s unusual enough to read about triplets, but add a mutual love interest a
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Vicki Bowles
May 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
Thank you so much to the author and Simon & Schuster UK for the very lovely proof copy. I am privileged!

Oh swoon! Get your tissues ready, and be prepared to howl with anguish/laughter/anger/laughter.

Sibling rivalry is rampant in the Thomson family. Triplets who are only identical in looks, and in their taste in men - one man in particular. In every other way they are dramatically different. No one can say no to Phoebe, nor do they want to; Rose is sometimes 'prickly' but practical, and Eliza is
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Jule
Jan 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2016
Oh wow. It never took me more than 2 days to read one of Paige's novels, but right now I'm kinda glad life got in the way and forced me to read a little slower.

I loved the beginning of the book. Most of part I was fantastic and when part II started I was seriously confused and kept going back a few pages, because I thought I'd missed something. But I didn't. I just wasn't able to read all the clues before. There were a few slower parts in the middle, but the ending was incredible. I didn't care
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Chile Chile
May 19, 2016 rated it liked it
The storyline was quite catchy and was worth reading, but it did not engage me so much as "Pictures of Lily" or "One Perfect Summer". I wondered why and came to the conclusion, that the book lacked its usual Paige Toon like "edginess" and subtlety. I did not feel what heroines felt, I was just told about it, I could not fall for the hero(es?), I was told that the girls did. I think that there was too much wallowing, dragging in one topic and too little action in between, too few unknown people a ...more
Nessa
Jan 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This was a lovely story, thoroughly enjoyable. I loved reading about the triplets getting to know them and discovering their lives. The story did switch from past to present and then a year a head which was slightly confusing in places as there was no warning about the switch within the story. Despite this I would still recommend her book. :-)
Karen Whittard
Jun 26, 2016 rated it it was ok
I did like this book I really wanted to that's why I persisted to read it all but I didn't find it engaging. I didn't care for the characters I found Angus annoying and deceiving and I didn't like the sisters.
Charlotte Jones
Aug 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019
A thoroughly lovely, easy feel good read.
Sophie
Apr 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: uk-author, adult
*4.5 stars*

Paige Toon continues to be one of my very favourite authors. I love her stories.
Zuzana
I absolutely loved, loved, LOVED this book ! I feel in love it from the first words on the first page and my love grew as I read on ! What a beautiful take on many different types of love, loss, sisterly bonds, crossing barriers and finding happily-ever-after when you think you never be able to !
Kayleigh {K-Books}
Dec 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
The One We Fell in Love With Review on K-Books

The One We Fell in Love With is another one of Paige Toon's books that has been sat on my shelf for so so long before I actually picked it up to read and I am now kicking myself for not reading this one sooner. The One We Fell in Love With is so different to other Paige Toon books but for all the right reasons. I have always been in love with Paige's book since her debut because of their fun, beautiful and romantic stories that are amazingly girly an
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Karen Mace
Jul 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was Book 13 of my #20booksofsummer paperback summer challenge

Was recommeded this book by a lovely friend and I can see why she pointed me in its' direction as we have very similar tastes in books! Hate to say that I've not managed to read too many of Paige Toons books but will definitely be adding her others to my TBR as this has been a fun read!

Think it's the first book I've read featuring identical Triplets as the main characters but it was a nice twist, and the fact that they all fell in
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Ivana
Jan 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I'm so jittery, I'm always so jittery and genuinely happy when I read yet another Paige Toon book :). I was not sure about the content of this one, it did not sound super appealing to me, I'm sooo glad I was totally wrong, Paige Toon yet again delivered, and delivered perfectly.


* SPOILER ALERT *

When I started reading Phoebe was okay to me, but just okay ... Rose was a bit annoying ... I was sure my favourite sister and story would be Eliza's. Boy was I wrong! As the story progressed I totally f
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Emma
Mar 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016
It's been a long time since I've been this blown away by a book and I think it's going to take me a few days to get my thoughts together well enough to write a full review. But for now let me just say that I can't recommend this highly enough and I suspect I've just read one of the books that will be mentioned in my end of year best books post.
Cat
May 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well that was a nice wee read, very surprised I didn't cry though.
I am so annoyed that I need to wait yet another year for another one of Paige Toons adult novels, oh well, at least her next YA one is out very soon!
Also...NATHAN <3 that was the best surprise. Toby reminded me of him for some reason.
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Kate
Sep 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
I really liked this book, and I'm very happy Paige Toon seems to have gotten her groove back. Whilst predictable in some parts as all chic lit is, there's still enough going on to keep you interested
Aimée Thomas
Jun 18, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: unfinished
Easy to read but got about half way through and still didn't care less about the characters so I gave up! Wouldn't recommend.
Lesley Book Lover
Jun 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 16000
I loved the idea of triplets falling for the same guy, Paige Toon is a great writer, enjoyed the book, and loved catching up with other characters from previous books.
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