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Would Like to Meet

3.76  ·  Rating details ·  10,588 ratings  ·  2,004 reviews
In this charming, feel-good debut novel, a cynical assistant at a screenwriting agency must reenact the meet-cute scenes from classic romantic comedy movies in order to help her #1 client get his scriptwriting mojo back--but can a real-life meet-cute be in store for someone who doesn't believe in happily ever after?

After seven years as an assistant, 29-year-old Evie Summer
Kindle Edition, 336 pages
Published December 3rd 2019 by G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Someone tell me to learn how to be okay with DNFing books.

My inability to do so is bringing only suffering to myself, and also to people everywhere, because when I force myself to finish a book I didn’t like you all have to deal with the repercussions (i.e., me grumping around on Goodreads complaining in 1,000 words about why a book was so grump-inducing).

Every single character in this book is a butt.

Normally I like to flatter myself that I have a “way with words,” meaning I write at a level jus
Mar 08, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this story produces so much cheese, germany is shaking in their boots.
but cheesy-ness is exactly what you want from a rom-com and i couldnt be happier.

the story is light, its funny, its full of clichés and doesnt take itself seriously, it has a great cast of characters, and a very satisfying ending. it is predictable, but i think that adds to the charm of rom-coms, which is you know exactly what you are going to get with a few chuckles along the way.

i will say the synopsis is a tad bit mislea
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“It’s funny to think,” Maria chipped in, “but if this was an actual rom‑com, you’d end up with the arrogant writer who, it would turn out, was only using his massive ego to hide an endearing lack of confidence.” There was a moment of stunned silence in which we both stared at her. “I’m kidding! You’d never fall for that cockhat.”


This was such an amazing book to curl up with. A feel-good, laugh-out-loud, insane romcom with a whole bunch of meet cutes that'll have you constantly turning th
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You know, I took one look at that cover and thought, "Hmm, gee, this looks a lot like THE KISS QUOTIENT and THE HATING GAME." I thought it might just be me, but it looks like someone on Goodreads actually went ahead and compiled a list of all these pastel book covers with cartoonish characters on the front, so I feel totes validated. #NotAllBookCovers #InvasionOfTheChicklit

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LOVED IT! Rachel Winters’ debut was a true laugh out loud romcom. I cannot remember the last time I laughed so hard while reading a book, there is the most hilarious hen do/bachelor party ever in this fun story. This book is instantly being put on my FAVs shelf, I just loved everything about it, it was the perfect mood lifter during these crazy times. Evie is assistant to a famous agent and has been tasked with the job to make sure screenwriter Ezra finishes his romcom script on time. Ezra is di ...more
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Super cute!

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Nov 20, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: edelweiss
Meet Cute (taken from the dictionary)
1. (in a film or television show) an amusing or charming first encounter between two characters that leads to the development of a romantic relationship between them.
"it all started with a little meet-cute in a hospital elevator"
1. (of two characters in a film or television show) have an amusing or charming first encounter that leads to the development of a romantic relationship.
"he meets-cute with a cynical actress"

Can you fall in love in real life a
Nov 09, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019
A cute, funny and entertaining British Rom-com with a great concept!

So here I go again on my quest to seemingly read every romance with this new quirky type of cover lol! Honestly, did the same illustrator design them all?! Anyway...😂

Evie Summers, a long suffering and downtrodden assistant to an awful agent Monty and his annoying screenplay writer Ezra (NOB or Number One Boychild) has to recreate romcom meet-cutes to meet the perfect man, in order to inspire NOB to write a great romcom! If she f
Sep 15, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of British romcoms
3.5 stars

Can you believe it? I finally liked a romance again (after what feels like a never-ending post-Helen Hoang search). The interesting thing is it seems I liked it because:

1) Would Like to Meet isn’t actually a romance, it’s a true romcom, so I didn’t have to read the usual story with two protagonists moaning and angsting and lusting over each other for 400 pages.

2) it was written by a U.K. author who is quite funny; humor is something I find seriously lacking in American books.

This romcom
Tucker  (TuckerTheReader)
May 28, 2019 marked it as not-released-tbr
i love this cover because the girl is obviously a cynical b*tch in the best possible way

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Jun 06, 2020 rated it liked it
JEMS need their own story. They remind me of certain bunch of misfits friends lurking somewhere around here.
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I kicked off the New Year with comfort – shirking my Christmas undecorating duties in exchange for a book about meet cutes. Y’all know what a meet cute is, right? In case you don’t, here’s a brief rundown: (a) leading lady spills her drink on leading male, (b) gets high heel stuck in sewer grate a la damsel in distress, (c) two strangers ride share across the country together to start new jobs, (d) one drops a bunch of papers (or exper
Susanne  Strong
May 22, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
3.65 Stars.

Cute, and Entertaining to Boot.

Evie has been an Assistant to a Film Agent for years, while every other assistant who works for other agents has been promoted around her. It seems like she’ll never get her chance until Ezra Chester (who Evie has nicknamed “NOB” (for Number One Boychild)) needs help with his script. What kind of help? Well Nob has writer’s block. He’s never written a romantic comedy before and he enlists Evie to go on “Meet Cutes” and insists that she send her recaps o
Jessi ♥️ H. Vojsk
Apr 27, 2020 rated it really liked it

Sometimes you can only get where you need to go by taking small steps.
You just have to be willing to take a chance.

Story 🌟🌟🌟🌟
Evie Summers loves romcoms, she literally watched all of them. Research for her job as the assistant of an agent, you could say.
She always thought of herself as lucky. Even though she couldn’t live her dream to be a writer herself, she helped the people who could. But when her job is in danger and her boss tells her that there could be a possibility to be an agent if th
Dec 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019, romance
A thoroughly enjoyable rom-com about...the process of creating a rom-com. If romantic comedies happen to be one of your favourite genres, you are bound to recognize the familiar tropes and the usual cast (a group of best friends including a gay BFF, an adorable widower with an unusually bright child, an incompetent boss, a grumpy client with impossible demands, two love interests to keep you watching (or rather reading in this case) until the very end, and a heroine who needs to remember her dre ...more
This read is sort've hard to pin down for me. It has everything you could possible want in a rom-com : an imperfect heroine who messes up but you still want to root for, a hilarious friend group you would totally go drinking with, a hero (or two!) who might be the one, and a meet cute (or twelve hundred). I loved so much of it. Some of it, both dialogue and situations, were great. Other moments just.. maybe dragged on or, just due to circumstance, frustrated me.

This is definitely an author I wou
This was cute. Something that I needed today. Just a nice easy little story that I didn’t have to think too much about.

It’s been ages since I’ve read a rom com like this. The premise was ok. Kept my interest but.....the beginning was so slow. It took half the book to pick up pace.

Varied amount of emotions.

I think if the first half of the book had as much pace as the second half it would have got higher stars. It was easy to read, but a bit tedious in places. If that makes sense? My mind started
Trina (Between Chapters)
Pretty cute, and several funny moments. Two big things the plot was leading to were very obvious from the start to me, so I got weary of the MC not picking up on them. Also, if I never hear the term 'meet cute' again it will be too soon.
Whispering Stories
Mar 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Evie Summers works as an assistant at a film agency. She has been there for seven years and never promoted, yet she feels like she has a responsibility to her elderly boss Monty to keep the place running as smoothly as she can.

With bigger agencies now in the game, her firm William Jonathan Montgomery and Sons have only one important client still on their books, Ezra Chester, or as Evie calls him ‘NOB’ short for Number One Boychild. Ezra had agreed to wri
2.5 stars

I loved this premise of this one so much and sadly I was a bit disappointed.

I liked Evie well enough. She’s a good person and means well, but I never really connected to her. Her friends are a lot of fun and supportive. The men in this story were not promising...Ezra was unredeemable, Monty needed multiple junk punches, and Ben fell a bit flat. My favorite was Anette and I could have done with a million more scenes with her.

Plot wise, it was meh. I found myself skimming a lot of scen
Zoe Stewart (Zoe's All Booked)
This had a weird not-really-a-love-triangle-love-triangle dynamic, which threw me off quite a bit. It was cute but not as focused on the romance as I would've liked for a romance novel. This is another one that I'd class as a contemporary instead of a romance. Had I known that it would lean more contemporary going into it, I think I would've enjoyed it more. That being said, it was a cute story!
Nov 22, 2019 rated it liked it
I’ve been reading so much romance lately, something about this time of year makes me want to read nothing but cozy little stories and I’ve really been looking forward to getting started on this one. While it was cute and pretty fun, it also took me quite awhile to warm up to it and I kind of wish it was 100 pages shorter.

Let’s start with what I liked, because there was plenty. I loved the premise, I die for a meet cute and this had a bunch, albeit most were huge fails but that’s what made this b
❀ Alex ❀ (The Scribe Owl)
4/5 stars!

Sometimes you can only get where you need to go by taking small steps. You just have to be willing to take a chance.

I wanted a feel-good book, and this was exactly what I got! I came for the fluff and I received it in full force! Honestly, it was exactly what I needed! I've slowly been starting to like rom-coms, and this was a prime example. Adorable, but not too memorable.

Don’t put your self-worth in someone else’s hands when you’re at your most vulnerable. Listen to the peopl
Dec 12, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: edelweiss, romance
Evie is an assistant at a screenwriting agency. She's tasked with convincing the agency's biggest client, Ezra, to finish his script. The problem is that he's writing a romantic comedy, and doesn't believe them to be realistic. Evie's job is to show him that meet-cutes can happen in real life. She works to set up various scenarios from popular rom-coms, renacts them, and reports the results to Ezra.

An enjoyable rom-com about rom-coms. Evie is stuck in her career, but she's at a loss as how to im
Dec 07, 2019 rated it liked it
This book had everything I thought I would love. Rom-coms? Script writers? London? I had super high hopes going in, but this book ended up being just an average read that I didn't feel the need to devour and keep on reading.

I want to start off by saying that this book was in no way bad. It was actually cute and I did enjoy the romance, but I never found myself dying to read this or to find out what happened next. When I finished, it was just an okay read that I know I'll forget about in a month
Sylvie {on semi-hiatus}
Dec 05, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: chick-lit
Rom-coms have been one of my favorite genre for as long as I can remember; movie and book wise but this just wasn't good enough.
How can I describe this book in one sentence? Don't let the synopsis fool you.

Ever seen a trailer so good that you were completley mesmerized for the entire 2 minutes and something second and you simply can't wait for it to come out then you watch the movie and realize all the good parts were in the trailer and the movie itself is dull? Yeah, that's the case with this
T. Rosado
Feb 16, 2020 rated it really liked it

4.25 Stars!

For me, this story was classic Brit lit romance. The writing, plotting, and single POV was reminiscent of my favorites by Giovanna Fletcher. The beginning of the story began a little slow for me with (dare I say) almost too much development preceding the crux of the story. Once all of the characters were introduced, it had my full attention and didn't let up until the end. I really enjoyed the story arc and lighter romantic elements. Overall, it was a somewhat predictable humorous wom
Mar 25, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: in-english, 2020
This was so damn CUUUUTE! 😍
Oct 09, 2020 rated it liked it
Evie Summers, an assistant to a screen writer agent, was long overdue for a promotion. Her agency’s current client, Ezra could make or break the agency, he signed a rom-com deal and hadn’t delivered. Evie was tasked with getting Ezra to deliver on his promise, problem was, he doesn’t believe in rom-coms, he thinks they are lame and impractical; for that reason, he wanted to quit. With Evie’s job on the line and to prove him wrong, she struck a deal with him by agreeing to recreate real life meet ...more
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