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If We Ever Meet Again

(If Love Duet #1)

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  35 ratings  ·  23 reviews
One year, two opposites, and a love that will blindside and, ultimately, shatter them.

She’s an aspiring interior designer who dreams of falling in love.
He’s an ex-football star who thinks love is a con.

She’s a virgin, and he doesn’t do virgins.
He’s cocky, infuriating, and not her type.

She wants the fairytale.
He wants freedom.

Blake and Farrah shouldn’t have fallen for e
Kindle Edition, 298 pages
Published June 30th 2020
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Jun 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
Well, it turns out I’m a sucker for a proper love story! I really did not know what to anticipate when reading this book from Huang and, to be honest, was expecting something rather drab and predictable. Ok, so I could see where the plot was headed but, do you know what? I actually enjoyed it! Safe, predictable and definitely “smushy” (sexy scenes with mushy scenes!), I could not help but fall in love with Blake and Farrah.

So, let’s recap my new word: smushy. There is a lot of sex in this book w
Jun 14, 2020 rated it liked it
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Isla Cristeon
Jun 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
4.25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Stars

“Farrah had always equated the stars with love, which seemed as nebulous and out of reach as the diamonds in the sky. But as she stood there next to Blake, beneath the infinite skies of a foreign land, the stars felt a little closer.”

Writing 5 Stars - The writing in this story is fantastic. Ana Huang has a beautiful way with words that made it so enjoyable to read this story.

Characters 3.5 Stars - I liked Farrah, but Blake was just okay. A lot of the things he said were corny
May 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
**ARC provided by the author for an honest review**

Okay so here it goes....
One of the BEST romance books I’ve read thus far! The plot is different and unique. I love the culture incorporated in the story.

The details to everything is amazing! The descriptions were so well-written that I felt like I was actually there: seeing and feeling. Blake and Farrah...sigh. I don’t want to say too much because I don’t want to spoil the story for others, but their love and passion is off the charts. I usuall
Jun 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
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-- Read this review, and others, on my blog

Farah and Blake met while they were one year of study in Shanghai. Blake is a football star, who decided to leave the game before he gets permanently injured, and he is at odds with his father over this decision. Farah and Blake start with some innocent flirting, but it soon develops into so much more, and Blake becomes Farah’s first lover.

This is Farah’s first real relationship, and it is very serious for her. Blake has left
Stef David
May 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
***Received an ARC from the author for honest review***

First, I just want to say thank you Ana for always giving time to answer my messages. Can't describe the way I felt when I learned that this story is going to be published!

This story has everything. Love, friendship, family. Love how it tells the story of Farrah and Blake and at the same time it also tackles about a strong friendship and the importance of family. Ana also managed to describe China and some of their cultures. You can really
Meander - Read & Roam
Jun 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Type: Duet series
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Narration Style: Not sure. A mix of Dual POV and limited third person
Primary Characters: Farrah and Blake
Source: ARC – Courtesy or Author/publisher

When I picked this book, I wasn’t sure what to anticipate. I was skeptical about writing style and plot, but this book surpassed my expectations and turned out to be a nice light read. This is the first book I ever read where main protagonist is American born Chinese (ABC – learned about
Jun 03, 2020 added it
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Natasha Aurora
May 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
*Received an ARC from the author for an honest review*

When Ana announced that IWEMA is going to be published, I was over the moon because it is hands down one of the best stories I read on Wattpad and I've always wished for it to be published so that everyone can experience what I experienced.

I personally have never been to Shanghai but the way Ana wrote the story - the attention to details of the settings and atmosphere, the emotions the characters feel on a foreign place and foreign feelings
Julie - One Book More
Ana Huang’s If We Ever Meet Again is an emotional and realistic story of first love. Set during a year abroad program in Shanghai, the novel focuses on Farrah and Blake, two young and relatable characters. I adore the slow-building romance between Farrah and Blake! It is deep and true (and pretty steamy), and filled with good and not-so-good moments. Set against the amazingly described setting of Shanghai, their blossoming romance is wonderful and heartbreaking and is filled with happiness, expl ...more
Sophie M
Jun 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I received If We Ever Meet Again by Ana Huang for free in exchange for an honest review. It will be published on the 30th June 2020 with the sequel coming in July 2020 and believe me when you read this you're going to NEED the second! Thank you so much to Ana for this opportunity. This review is also available on my blog - Book, Blog & Candle.

In If We Ever Meet Again by Ana Huang we follow the lives of our main characters Farrah Lin and Blake Ryan during their year studying abroad in Shanghai.
Rutuja Ramteke
Jun 28, 2020 rated it really liked it

🍷If We Ever Meet Again🍷
I enjoy contemporary romances because they transfer me to a world I truly want to live in. This is such a beautiful story which will definitely have my heart forever. Slow burn and enemies to lovers is my favourite theme whenever it comes to contemporary romances, this is the first book in the duet and definitely a book that could be enjoyed by all romance readers.
Blake and Farrah shouldn’t have fallen for each other the way they did: totally, completely, and irrevocably.

Jun 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
When a couple of college students meet in Shanghai, their lives are changed forever.

Farrah Lin is in Shanghai because of her father's memory. She is majoring in interior design and she is working on a portfolio to apply for a prestigious competition.  She believed in love and romance and was saving herself for the right man. However, she is tired of falling for guys she can't have. She wasn't expecting to be attracted to the cocky Blake Ryan, former football star and ladies' man, but his charm w
Lauren - SERIESous Books
**I received a review copy of this book in exchange for an honest voluntary review. All opinions are my own and not influenced by my source.**

This was a great read! As I read more and more about their story, I was super invested and addicted to finding out what happens next.

The story starts with a bang by showing the relationship's eventual demise. Knowing that things aren't going to end well for these two gives this story a bittersweet tone when we start to see their relationship from the start
Kera (featherboundbooks)
Jun 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Thank you so much to Ana Huang for my DRC of this book in exchange for my honest review. I truly loved this book!

This painted such a great picture of what studying abroad in China may look like through the eyes of young, impressionable college kids. The writing was beautiful and I really got caught up in it all.

In Shanghai, a group of American college students from all over the country become part of FEA (foreign education academy). Among them is Farrah, who wants nothing more than to become an
Sara - Curvy Constellation
Jun 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
Sometimes I forget I really enjoy contemporary romance. Especially books like this. This book was such a good and wholesome romance read that I really needed right now. When I was asked to read and review this book, I was very skeptical and honestly wasn't sure if I was going to like it at all. But after getting a few chapters in, I really started to love it. Farrah and Blake are an interesting couple and not two people you would expect to be together. But their relationship is so real and raw. ...more
Melissa ~ Book Boyfriend and Husband Makes Three
I didn’t know what to expect going into this book then I started it which was when I figured out it was written in third person. I only read a few authors that write in third person and Ana Huang has been added to that list.

I first fell in love with the setting of the book so many books are written and most books that take place in big cities are generally the same big cities so this book taking place in Shanghai was a refreshing new atmosphere.

The prologue was when this book hit me in the fe
Jun 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was a sweet read that threw me back to my own college romance. While the massive cast of side characters was too much for me to keep track of, I loved Farrah and Blake’s romance. The woman-focused love scenes in this one are 💯 - in bed, at least, Blake is a feminist king despite his young age. Shanghai/China/the other locations visited in themselves were their own characters - major parts of the story. I am not happy with the plot twist that keeps the HEA from happening in this book, but I ...more
Jun 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
The book was richly descriptive from the food to the setting I felt myself being pulled in. The story is as much an immersion into life in Shanghai as a love story, a perfect blend. While this was a large cast of characters, it wasn’t all together confusing. It gave me a bit of a slow start, but it was easy to catch on. I loved how Farrah could give as good as she got. The banter between her and Blake was super fun, which set the tone for their relationship. While you could finish the book here ...more
Jun 25, 2020 rated it liked it
If you enjoy reading romances between opposite personalities, study abroad adventures, and a connection that will draw you in without all the extra baggage, this story is what you need!

This one was one of those romances that is a hint on the predictable side, but you love the following the journey there. From the innocent beginnings to the passion between them, I was here for it all. 

I also really enjoyed the diversity and culture that is pretty dominant in both the setting and character develop
Ana Huang
Jul 01, 2020 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Jun 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
Oh my goodness this was such a fantastic read, we get Blake and Farrah studying abroad in Shanghai this was a slow burn with funny witty banter the secondary characters were great as well as the writing I ate this book up. This book will have you rooting for the MC as well as break your heart for them. 😭 I don't want to spoil it but I need book 2 now. 💔😪💜 That ending 😍😏 left me wanting more.

Thank you Hidden Gems for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for a review.
Shalini | Book Rambler
Jun 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is a cheesy but relatable NA college romance that will leave you wanting for the next book in the duet. You can read my full review here.

Many thanks to Ana Huang for a review copy in exchange for my honest opinion!
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Ana Huang is an Amazon best-selling author of New Adult and contemporary romance. Her books often feature strong heroines, sexy heroes, and Asian American characters.

Ana lives in New York, where she prefers cafe-hopping, exploring the city's hidden gems, and binge-watching Netflix with a pint of Ben & Jerry's over taking advantage of the city's nightlife. She doesn’t drink coffee (!) but absolute

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