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The Rules of Rebellion

(The Rules of Persuasion #2)

3.76  ·  Rating details ·  210 ratings  ·  80 reviews
1. Skinny dip (her idea)
2. Stargaze (his idea)
3. Prank someone (her idea)
4. Go on a date (his idea)

Leo Zimmerman has had a crush on his curvy friend Kylie Jenkins since forever, so when he discovers the girl with a flair for candy making has a newfound plan to rebel against her overbearing parents, he’s determined to be the one to help her carry it out. Who better than hi
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Published April 2nd 2018 by Entangled Crush
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4 Fun Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟

This was just a fun clean read.... kylie is every parents dream child and every younger sisters worst nightmare.... after continual badgering from Little Sister for being such a goody goody.... Kylie decides to come up with a list of rebellious acts she wants to commit during her senior year.... topping her list skinny-dipping, but not really....

Kylie was such a real and extremely likable character.... someone you would have loved to be friends with in high school, especially bec
 ••Camila Roy••
Mar 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
RATING: 3.7/5 (which rounds up to 4/5)

*I recieved an e-ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review*

Such a cute, fun read❤️The writing is very solid and I liked the overall concept and plot. The characters are SO adorable. This is perfect for getting out a reading slump, honestly.

Will be checking out more books by Amity Hope in the future!
Mar 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
I like Amity Hope's stories. I've read a few now. The rules of rebellion can definitely be read as a standalone. The rules of persuasion is about the main character's sister but it isn't necessary to read it to enjoy this story.

Kylie is feeling a bit left out. Her best friends all have boyfriends and Kylie wants a little more excitement in her life. She always follows the rules and lives on the safe side of the fence. She makes a list of rebellious acts she would like to try but before she can
Aug 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-read
This is a cute little romance with a few deeper themes involving bullying and sexual harassment that gives it some teeth. I found it to be a quick read with likeable main characters. The important messages contained within were bonuses. Recommended for a beach or rainy day read.

This review is based upon a complimentary copy provided by the publisher.
This is a high school romance, featuring the girl who is usually oh so good finally rebelling with the help of the boy who has secretly crushed on her for years! Of course, nothing is simple or straightforward for them! Candy maker extraordinaire, Kylie Jenkins is given a wake up call by her younger sister who informs her she is determined not to live a life as boring as Kylie’s. This gets Kylie starting a list of things she wants to do during her last year at High School….. When Leo Zimmerman f ...more
Apr 05, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley2018
The perfect read to just sit and have fun with a romantic book.

Kylie's parents have been overprotective of her ever since her older sister was bullied thanks to a boy to embarrassed to be associated with her and his family who'd covered for him. But now she's bored while her friends go out with their boyfriends and she wants to challenge herself more. When her dare list ends up in the hands of Leo, who's been secretly crushing on her since forever, things finally start to happen. But they don't
I received an Advance Reader Copy from the publisher via NetGalley. This in no way impacted on my view.

I've loved all the books I've read from Entangled before, and The Rules of Rebellion was no different. In this companion to Amity's previous book, The Rules of Persuasion, we encounter Kylie and Leo, who both need to rebel against their parents, and when Leo discovers Kylie's secret list of ideas of how to rebel, he thinks that by helping her, he could also finally tell her how he feels.

Shirley Cuypers
Apr 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-beta, 2018, ebooks
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This book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Thank you Entangled Crush!

The Rules of Rebellion
tells the story of Kylie and Leo. Kylie’s been wanting to be more rebellious since her sister told her she was boring and had no life at all. Leo, on the other hand, is trying to find the courage to ask Kylie out on a date because he’s been crushing on her for a few years. Leo is determined to help Kylie with her rebellious plans and make her fall in love wit
Lenore Kosinski

4 stars — This was perfect for what I was looking for — something light (but not completely without depth), cute, and easy.

Kylie was pretty easy to like — a bit of a goody goody, but I can connect with that. I loved her passion for cooking, and I loved how her rebelling brought her out of her shell. I was a bit disappointed in her for some of her reactions at the end, but it felt kind of like teenagers — and it wasn’t like I wasn’t also annoyed with Leo.

Apr 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
Last summer Amity Hope's THE RULES OF PERSUASION wiggled its way into my heart. It still brings a smile to my face to think about Meg and Luke's romance- it's just that stinkin' cute. Therefore, when I heard that Amity Hope was releasing not only a new YA romance but a YA romance that was also a companion to THE RULES OF PERSUASION, I was jumping-up-and-down excited.

The result? While THE RULES OF PERSUASION remains my favorite, THE RULES OF REBELLION still is a fantastic follow-up. Heartwarming
Romancing the Book
Oct 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, ya, contemporary
Reviewed by JoAnne
Book provided by the publisher
Originally posted at Romancing the Book

Hope is a new to me author since I don’t usually read YA books, but I will be back for more. This was a sweet read with mainly hugs and kisses for the teens involved in the romances, which was nice to see. There was definitely teenage angst for the high school students that had a lot on their plate, wanted to do well in school and always have lasting and supportive friendships. There was typical friction with
Apr 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Reviewed on my blog, Becky on Books, on 4/3/18.

Rules of Rebellion is a lighthearted and fun contemporary YA. Leo and Kylie are all kinds of adorable together, and the premise of a "list" to help Kylie break out of her "tediously boring" life (her little sister's words, not mine. I'm all in favor of sitting home nights reading fantasy novels) is a fun one.

Ms. Hope did a nice job of showing the fun and peril of dating among a group of friends without going over the top with angsty teenage drama.
Moa (The Reading Faery)
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
I really liked this book. It was exactly what I expected it to be; sweet, romantic and light. I liked the characters, they were interesting to read about, and the romance was really sweet. And I loved the character development that happened through the book. But my favourite thing about it was that even though it was a light and fun read, it also dealt with more serious issues, which I think added depth to the plot and the story overall.

I really liked Kylie and Leo.

Kylie is the classic “good gir
Mandy Reads Indie Anderson
Mar 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was pulled into this book from the moment I started it until the very end. It was such a great, quick read that had some pretty endearing characters. Even a couple from the last book made several appearances. But Leo and Kylie stole the show in their own story with their amusing and sweet spirits. I absolutely loved them and they were fun to get to know throughout the book.

If you have read any of Hope’s books you know that she is an amazing author with a heart for YA romance. With each and ev
Whoo Gives A Hoot
Apr 11, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018
* Read more of my reviews at Whoo Gives A Hoot *
The Rules of Rebellion was my first book by Amity Hope and I am pleased to say that I really enjoyed this fast-paced read. This is a sweet and lighthearted young adult contemporary romance that will find a special place in your heart. However, it also touches base on some important topics such as bullying, which is something that is unfortunately very prevalent in the schools.

Leo and Kylie were likable characters and helped set a nice pace for th
Apr 10, 2018 rated it it was ok
The author is an amazing author and I have seen better work than this ( Rules of Persuasion by same author).

I think maybe I expected too much from this book and should have just considered it a simple, YA read.

It started off great, the characters were well developed and their story line was different. However, the climax was more like an anti climax and it fell flat.

I could have finished this book in one day but it was prolonged to three days, because the story became cliche. Its everything y
Apr 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley-reads, ya
This was a really short, fun read with a likable main character.
The rules of rebellion is one of those go-to, quick-read books to instantly put a smile on your face.

The writing style was clear which I loved about it!

Digital copy received from publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.
Jamie (Books and Ladders)
Apr 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book and chose to review it. This in no way impacts my opinion.

See my full review on Friday April 13, 2018 as part of the blog tour on Books and Ladders!
Jan 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
Super cute and a clean high school romance. The raciest thing was a skinny dipping (almost) scene. Fun and quick to read. Told from alternating POVs which I like as you then get the thoughts of both characters. Loved the ending!
Colleen's Conclusions
I received The Rules of Rebellion by Amity Hope from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. It does not impact my review.

I liked The Rules of Rebellion much better than the last Crush book I read and most people should know I do like these books. They are usually quick, easy reads for me.

The Rules of Rebellion met my expectations. You don't have to read the other books in this series to know what is going on, but Luke and Meg do appear in this book so if you read this book first you will w
Brookie Cowles
This book is all sorts of squealy feel-goods. I love Leo and Kylie. Kylie reminds me a lot of me in high school so I can relate to the "we don't tell you things" part. When she writes her list and Leo finds it, I knew I'd love the book. If you're looking for a high school romance with a little bit of rebellion, check this book out! ...more
Mar 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-english
Title: The Rules of Rebellion
Author: Amity Hope
Rating: 3.5 - 4 / 5

Thanks to NetGalley and Entangled Publishing, LLC for letting me receive a digital copy of this book before its official release date.
1. Skinny dip (her idea)
2. Stargaze (his idea)
3. Prank someone (her idea)
4. Go on a date (his idea)

Leo Zimmerman has had a crush on his curvy friend Kylie Jenkins since forever, so when he discovers the girl with a flair for candy making has a newfound plan to rebel against her overbearing parents,
Apr 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received an e-copy of The Rules of Rebellion from Entangled Teen in exchange for an honest review. My thoughts and opinions on this book are entirely my own.
More recently I’ve been reading romance books, I don’t know why but sometimes when I want a light and easy read I turn to these. This is a YA romance book which is told from two POVs; there’s Kylie who lives with her very strict parents, and younger sister; and there’s Leo, part of Kylie’s friendship group (you see where this is going…?)
Read It & Weep Girls
Apr 09, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: amanda-review
When it comes to books lately, it’s no secret that fantasy is my go-to pick. The magic, the high life-or-death stakes, rebellions and uprisings—it’s the recipe for perfection. That being said, I also enjoy an occasional contemporary young adult romance, because I love reading about love in an everyday situation, complete with the everyday problems. I call it a “candy break,” because sometimes you just need something that is so sweet it hurts.

Contemporary romance opens up a whole new set of trope
books are love
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Received in exchange for a honest review.

what happens when you take the straightlaced girl who gets egged on by her sister and the sweet boy who is overlooked and treated like a disappointment at home and give them a to do list? You get this highly entertaining book by Amity HOpe.

Leo is the sweetest guy. He is kind of stuck thought. His parents have raised 3 before him and are ready to see him off to college. They also find him to be a disappointment and want him more like his jerk of an older b
Angela ReadingCave
Jun 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Kylie makes a high school bucket list after her baby sister tells her she needs a life. Only she loses the list. Leo finds a list written by Kylie, who he has liked forever. This list gives him enough courage to ask her out, kinda. By making her list a reality.

Kylie is the middle child, and her parents are a little on the strict side. Which is why she has never pushed the limits. She loves to bake and makes lots of treats for her friends to try out. She is also feeling a little lonely since her
4.5 Stars

It is Kylie's senior year and she hasnt exactly done anything exciting thought out high school. When her sister Allie challenges her to become more daring and rebellious, Kylie has no choice but to prove Allie wrong. So she created a list, whether she actually intended to do it or not. But by some fate, her list finds itself in the hands of Leo Zimmerman. Leo has had the biggest crush on Kylie for years. Never finding the guts to tell her, he becomes her friend. But he wants more. An
Kayla Plutzer
Mar 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Kylie hasn’t been one to date, with her strict parents and preferring her fantasy novels over a night out, she tends to spend more time at home. Leo has loved Kylie for as long as he can remember and wants nothing more than to have her as his girlfriend. When Kylie’s little sister, Allie, tells her she needs to be more adventurous Kylie makes a checklist for herself. Or at least, she thinks it’s only for herself.

Before I jump into the review, I want to thank Entangled Crush for reaching out to m
Apr 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: friends-to-lovers, hs
Very cute.

I really liked the progression of Leo and Kylie's relationship. It was a bit ambiguous but realistic. I don't think teenagers always feel the need to "define" their relationship.

I felt the dynamic between Leo and Kylie really different. I loved that Leo was not afraid to admit his strong feelings for Kylie and that Kylie was a bit confused and brash about her feelings. I think it was different than most high school relationships.

I really wanted some sort of resolution with Leo and his
Apr 13, 2018 rated it it was ok
What I Liked: It was short? Is that a likeable quality? To be fair, I didn’t necessarily dislike this book, but I definitely didn’t love it. If I hadn’t already committed to taking part in the blog tour, it probably would have ended up a DNF for me.

♥ Leo and Kylie. They were predictable, but a cute couple anyway.

♥ Oh, the candy making! I liked that! Kylie strives to be a confectioner, and she spends a lot of time in the kitchen coming up with her own creations and testing them out on her friends
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