The Best Laid Plans
It seemed like a good plan at first.
When the only other virgin in her group of friends loses it at Keely's own eighteenth birthday party, she knows it's time for drastic measures. If she's going to avoid heading ...more
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I had the pleasure of reading an early edition of this book and I’m so glad that I did! This is one of the best rom-coms that I’ve read in a long time. It’s funny when it wants to be, cover-your-eyes cringey in the best possible way at times, and really thoughtful about the way we talk about sex/virginity/relationships. This should be required ...more
Lund perfectly captures the nonsensical rules and double standards about sex that get perpetuated when you're in high school and drive the main character, Keely, to feel like something is wrong with her for still being a virgin at 18 (spoiler-not-spoiler: nothing is wrong with her!!).
This book has a lot of steamy scenes that were so gripping they would rival some of the best romance writers, yet they still felt ...more
I got such modern-day CAN'T HARDLY WAIT vibes from this, which delighted me.
I loved the voice in this book. So, so much. This is the sex-positive rom-com I've been wanting for years, with a perfect YA voice in the main character, Keely Collins. Keely's feeling pretty isolated in her small town because she believes she's the only virgin. So ...more
This book captured some of the best and worst parts of high school and life in a small town. All of the characters were so fleshed out, and each one was unique even as they fit the high school stereotypes (popular-mean girl, drama girl, jock-jackass, relatable ...more
Keely is the last virgin left on Earth. Or at least it feels that way. She's definitely the last virgin left in her group of friends in her small town, where everyone knows everyone and everyone knows who you've hooked up with. Or haven't, in Keely's case. And that needs to change before she goes to college. She can't go to college without any ...more
So. This book.
Can we talk about how underrated friends to lovers is? Because it is. It's all about the pining. The slow realization that what you want has always been there but maybe it's too late now? The deep understanding of each other as friends, that translates easily into a romance that others just can't compare to. This book had all those things with Keely and Andrew. They were endearing in the beginning; I ...more