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Seven Days of You

3.53  ·  Rating details ·  1,884 ratings  ·  475 reviews

It's Sophia's last week in Tokyo, and she's going to make it count...

Sophia has spent her life ping-ponging between different countries and schools, so, in theory, saying goodbye should be easy. But now she's leaving Tokyo - the place that finally felt like home. The only way she can get through this is to make her final week perfect.

Then Jamie Foster-Collins shows up, j

Kindle Edition, 304 pages
Published March 9th 2017 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (first published March 7th 2017)
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Tadashi Hamada I was wondering the same thing. If it's a book set in Tokyo without any Japanese MAIN characters, I'm not gonna read it.
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I had a lot of issues with Seven Days of You. When I received this book at BEA and read the synopsis I thought this was going to be a contemporary unicorn. Thought it sounded so good, unique, and oddly right up my alley. If you know me you know I'm picky about my contemporary books. Picking maybe 3 up a year, and this one had to be one of them. Sign, regret.

Our main character is Sophia or "Sofa", as her friends like to call her... Yep, you probably read that sentence and knew this was my first
Feb 07, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For Sophia, Tokyo is the place that's come closest to feeling like home. She doesn't feel like she belongs when she's in France, where her father now lives with his second family, or in New Jersey, where they're moving back to in just a week. She is dreading the move and leaving behind the best friends she's made at the International school. One of whom she's had a crush on since forever. And as if moving weren't stressful enough, her last week in Tokyo is her estranged ex-friend Jamie's first w ...more
Olivia & Lori (The Candid Cover)
Seven Days of You is a cute contemporary about moving away. I loved the Japanese setting and all the culture in the book. I did find the main character to be annoying, but I still really enjoyed the book and would recommend it.

This book has a really intriguing concept! Basically, it tells the story of a girl who has seven days left before she leaves Tokyo. When an old friend moves to Japan just as she is about to leave, their relationship develops at the most inconvenient time. I found this idea
(I received an advance copy of this book for free. Thanks to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers and NetGalley.)

This was a YA contemporary romance about a relationship that develops over a week.

Sophia was an okay character, and I felt quite sorry for her that she was being forced to leave her home, and the way her father treated her wasn’t very nice either.

The storyline was about a whirlwind romance between Sophia and a boy called Jamie who she originally claimed to dislike. We got a couple of
Dannii Elle
This story was such an utterly charming and adorable read. The adoration between Sophia and her boy-crush unfurled slowly, as the plot progressed, and, despite the short time-frame of the story, felt like a realistic and resonant romance. The discovery of their shared attraction made this such a sweet tale that transported me back to my own teenage days, and the angst and agitation that is paired with the discovery of first love.

Each and every character had a reason for existing within the story
Inés Izal
Nov 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017, favoritos
El mejor libro que he leído en 2017.
Taylor Knight
Feb 18, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arcs
Seven Days of You sounded like a super cute book and I was so excited to read it. However, this book was a hot mess.
My biggest problem with this book is the main character. She's in high school but she acts like she's seven years old. Everything from the way she talks to how she handles situations is shockingly immature. Not to mention how her name is Sophia but her friends call her Sofa. I found that incredibly annoying and just weird. Her relationship with her best friend was messed up and ve
Jasmine from How Useful It Is
About: Seven Days of You is a fiction novel written by Cecilia Vinesse. It was published on 3/7/17 by Little Brown Books for Young Readers, 336 pages. The genres are young adult, contemporary, romance, Japan, etc. This book is intended for ages 15 and up, grades high school sophomore to college level. This novel is the author’s debut!

My Experience: I started reading Seven Days of You on 3/5/17 and finished it on 3/19/17. This book shouldn’t take me that long to read but there are so many books
Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.

I liked this story. I found it to be a really quick read and while it wasn't the perfect story, it did have a lot of things going for it. I thought that the range of emotions that Sophia goes through in this story really rang true. The book was a little different than I had expected from the description and while there was a romance featured in the story this book was about so much more than that.

Sophia is moving to the United States
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2018
“And the only thing I knew how to do was to hold on as tightly as possible and count every single second until I reached the last one. The one I dreaded most.
Sudden, violent, final.
The end.”


I don't have that many thoughts about this book, so instead of writing a full-length review (which I will probably just be super repetitive), I will just write a short one here, and hopefully, none of you will mind.

This book was a fun, cute contemporary romance book. It gave me huge "The Sun Is Also A
Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
I've been struggling a bit with this genre and wanted something different, something that would pull me out of my YA funk and so I went into this maybe with slightly high expectations. Anna and the French Kiss is one of my all time favorites in this genre and having that compared to this story out those expectations higher than I should have let them go.

This wasn't a bad read, in fact, I adored the setting. It isn't often we see a setting take place in Japan with so much life around it in this g
Kat Ellis
Apr 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved this book - it was so hopeful and heart rending and real, and I fell head over heels for Sophia and Jamie. Fans of Stephanie Perkins will adore this!
Mar 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: japan
This book and I connected deeply. It also passed my "authentic Japan" test. Go forth and read!

This book is very much an expat story. It's not about a girl moving to Japan and learning about it and sharing her learned experiences. It's about a teen that lives in a foreign country not but her own choice. She didn't go to Japan to discover and explore. I see a lot of reviews saying that the Japanese setting wasn't used well but I thought it was used realistically. Sophia doesn't spend her time bein
Kristin Hackett (SuperSpaceChick)
Originally posted on Super Space Chick:

Personal Thoughts: After finishing and loving P.S. I Like You by Kasie West, I decided I was on a contemporary kick and jumped right into one of my most anticipated of 2017. Seven Days of You by Cecilia Vinesse is a book that I got an ARC of at BEA and I’d been meaning to read it before it’s March release date so I could review it here on the blog. What initially peaked my interest in Seven Days of You is the fact that it’s set in Tokyo. I love all things J
Grace {Rebel Mommy Book Blog}
Feb 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
This cover screams cute right?? I mean the cute couple under an umbrella, the various tones of pink, the city as their background all indicate a cute story on the inside. And it was!!

Sophia has just seven days left in Tokyo until her and her mom and sister move to New Jersey for her mom's job. That is only seven days to say goodbye to her best friend, her crush and the city that she loves. Nothing will ruin these perfect days until Jamie Foster-Collins moves back and messes up all of her
Sierra Abrams
i literally want to preorder this RIGHT NOW.
Post reading thoughts: Absolute perfection!

I’ve come across a handful of books this year which have completely taken me by surprise, I’m pleased to say Seven Days of You was one of those books. I remember reading the blurb a few months ago, thinking it would be the sort of book that I would enjoy and although it did take me a while to get into initially, on my train back home I was completely hooked. Vinesse goes above and beyond in creating a gorgeous read in the wonderful backdrop of Tokyo. I
Feb 27, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Seven Days of You is a story about a teenager who is leaving behind friends and a city she loves to go back to the United States. This book centers around Sophia and her relationships with her sister, her best friends and the boy who broke her heart 4 years earlier. Everything in the book takes place 7 days before she is supposed to fly back to New Jersey.

I am going to come right out and say it, I couldn’t stand Sophia. While she was 17, she acted more like a child and it really grated on my ner
Tanja Voosen
Sieben Tage in Tokio - das ist alles, was unserer Protagonistin Sophia bleiben, denn zusammen mit ihrer Mutter heißt es mal wieder umziehen. Das sie darüber alles andere als glücklich ist, absolut verständlich! Denn sie muss nicht nur ihr Leben hinter sich lassen, sondern auch eine alte-neue-Liebe, die durch Zufall zu ihr zurückfindet. Klingt super? War es auch, allerdings nur zum Teil. Das Buch lässt mich etwas zwiegespalten zurück. Zum einen mochte ich es sehr gerne, aber auf der anderen Seite ...more
„Ich will wirklich nicht, dass das aufhört. Ich will wirklich, wirklich nicht, dass sich alles ändert.“ (Seite 56)

Das Zitat oben steht exemplarisch für die Stimmung im gesamten Buch. Dieses beklemmende Gefühl, dass sich etwas massiv und endgültig ändern wird und man nichts dagegen tun kann. Die damit einhergehende Unsicherheit und die Hilflosigkeit, manchmal auch die Verzweiflung, das alles empfindet die Protagonistin Sophia. Und das war es, was mich von Anfang an so für das Buch einnahm, da ich
Apr 11, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary
I did not enjoy this book and I just didn’t like any of the characters in this book. I really did want to like this new contemporary novel but it just fell flat for me.
Nov 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hacía muchísimo que no leía una historia del tirón pero es que ha sido empezarla y no poder parar de leer. Aunque ha tenido algún que otro tópico, también fue un libro adorable y tierno y ahhh, justo lo que necesitaba.
DNF at: 60%, because of the slut-shaming, the melodrama and the immature outlook on relationships.
(Also, this is my first DNF, are you proud of me for actually sticking to a reading resolution for this year?)
Sep 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4-star, read-2016
If you like Stephanie Perkins, you will like this book. Full of flawed characters, complex relationships and lots of feels.
Dec 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary, romance, ya, xeno

Before I tell you why I loved this book so much you should know some things about me. I studied Japanese for several years & then advanced my studying at The Japan Institute in Kansai. So, although I say that I completely adored this book, it also broke my heart because I miss Japan so very much, and I cannot wait to go back. With that being said, my review maybe biased since I just love it there. **To see a few additional pictures of my own time spent in Japan visit my blog at scrillreviews
Mar 17, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own-physical-arc
Traveling, living, and leaving, are three very different and distinct states of being. But they overlap. There's a sense of urgency in each, but also a wish that time will slow down.

I'm always beyond thankful when a publisher sends me a surprise ARC in the mail, but this one is particularly special to me. Seven Days of You arrived on my doorstep about a month before I was leaving my last quarter of college, and I started reading it two weeks before that before finally finishing it now, on the ev
Emily Mead
Mar 19, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary
Sooooo the main character was annoying, the love triangle was annoying and there was little plot beyond it. Add to that a backdrop of Japan where 99% of the characters are white and you've got a whitewashed Japan without any of its culture. The main character Sophia (called Sofa by her friends...but let's not get into that) doesn't even know any Japanese, which strikes me as just the most arrogant white thing ever. I mean, she lives there. Surely if you lived in another country you'd make an eff ...more
Saania Zee Jamal ϟ
Cutesy romance set in Japan? Count me in.
Aug 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So many feels!
Jan 08, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Es un libro ideal para estás épocas de verano. Una historia de una adolescente que tiene que dejar su hogar de hace 4 años para volver a EEUU con su madre y su hermana.

Sophie tiene una semana para despedirse de Tokio, una semana en la que todo puede cambiar, una semana que tiene que aprovechar al máximo antes de decir adiós a sus amigos y a su amor.

Una lectura muy ligera, que te dan ganas de visitar y conocer todo acerca de Tokio y sus rincones. Con un final perfecto.

Reseña completa próximamen
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