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4.09  ·  Rating details ·  45 ratings  ·  22 reviews
What if you made a list of all the crazy things you’ve dreamed of doing, but have been too scared to try…and then did them? Every. Last. One.

Unassuming, nice-girl Dany has always done what other people expect. She keeps her dreams buried beneath boring cardigans and beige upholstery. Until the day she’s diagnosed with breast cancer, her fiancé dumps her, and she loses ever
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Published November 5th 2020 by Swift and Lewis Publishing LLC
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Dec 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars

I usually don't read stories about cancer because it is too real and scary but I'm glad I've started this book because The Fall In Love Checklist is a story about friendship, personal growth, self love and yes unfortunately about cancer too.

As soon as Dany wakes up after a double mastectomy she is dumped by her fiancé so she has to find a new place where to live and she meets Jack. Unfortunately it turns out that Dany still has cancer and has to do some chemo. So she begins a fight against the

Robin Hill
The Fall in Love Checklist is a superb blending of romcom, contemporary romance, and women's fic. It pulled at my heartstrings more than I imagined it could, especially considering the cover. But make no mistake, it's a feel-good book, and the cover is spot on—as are the writing, the humor, and the message.

Jack is swoony, but the breakout star here is Dany, who I absolutely fell in love with as she was falling in love with herself. Her character is a joy to read, and I laughed and cried right al
Feb 05, 2021 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2021
Clumsy writing, characters built on stereotypes and awkward dialogue are actually the highlights here. When these three fatal flaws barrel headlong into an ill-conceived plot, the result is a story as inane as it is implausible.

Here’s the worst offense committed by this author—instead of digging in and owning her characters, author Sarah Ready attempts to use cheap dialogue gimmicks to carry the weight of their individuality. This taints every page of what may have otherwise been at least a med
Jackie Wright
Dec 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is the first book I have read by this author and it certainly won’t be the last because Sarah Ready has given us a story that’s real, it features real live experiences and it touched me on so many levels.
This book starts with Dany waking up from surgery, thinking the man she is talking too is her fiancé but Jack is just a man in the shared room with his sister. Drifting in and out of sleep, Dany dreams of her wedding and surviving the cancer that meant she has just had a double mastectomy,
Sarah Nielsen
Nov 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I received this as an arc for my honest review

This book hit me right in my heart. I didn’t really expect to love it as much as I did. The cancer story hit to close to home and I found the characters a bit bland at the start. But reading on I couldn’t help falling for “the girls” and tears were spilled nearing the end. If you’re looking for a story that has the power to really move you then this is the one for you.
Helena Mendes
Nov 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a great story about facing the adversities of life and love and conquering them. Dani us an inspiring character and had me laughing and crying( I get emotional easily ) and loving every sentence of this story. This is the first book from Sarah Ready that I have read, I am a fan now.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Apr 07, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful Book

Didn’t want it to end! I’ve found my new favorite author! Hope to see many more books by this writer!
Emily Pennington
Nov 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Daniella (“Dany”) has her eyes closed, but realizes she made it through her double mastectomy and things will be okay now. Her wedding is in three months and she will be healed. Despite doubts and fears trying to invade her thoughts, she pushes them away and looks to the miracle of surviving and continuing on. She drifts in and out of sleep, waiting for her fiancé Shawn to show up to visit her. Shawn assured her he would be there for her through it all and nothing would change. When she needs re ...more
Dec 16, 2020 rated it liked it
3.5 stars - I really liked the idea of this book, a romance with a woman who is going through chemo. The book starts off with our main character Dany, waking up from surgery and thinking that the man she is talking too is her fiancé but it's not. Jack is in the shared room with his sister when he Dany starts to wake up and instantly takes a liking to her. Soon after Dany realizes her mistake her real fiancé comes in and breaks up with her saying he can't deal with her having cancer, then her mot ...more
Yvonne V (Naughty Professora)
Dec 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this new author's release, and this one included a topic not often covered in romance novels.

Dani is a twenty-something who has just had a mastectomy. As she wakes from the surgery, she meets Jack and confuses him for her fiancé. When the real fiancé finally arrives, he dumps her and leaves wondering what to do next. She quickly realizes that she's tired of the life she's been living and pleasing every but herself so she makes a list of all the adventures she wants to try.

Nov 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow! What an emotional and beautiful story!

This story is about Danny and Jack. The two meet when Danny wakes up from her mastectomy after being diagnosed from breast cancer, Danny mistakes Jack for her fiancé, since she's still in a bit of a haze. However, when she realises that he is not who she thinks he is, she gets riled up and mad. However, things take an emotional turn when her actual fiancé turns up, and he dumps Daniella, stating that he cannot go through with the wedding. Danny's life
Wendy Livingstone
Dec 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is not an easy story to read for me personally, as it hits close to home, but I am glad that I persevered and read this amazing tale. Dany get the diagnose that every woman dread and that is breast cancer. When she wakes up after a double mastectomy, and is at her weakest, her heartless fiancé comes to the hospital and breaks up with her and says some awful things, and her mom is just the icing on top of the cake. Needing a new place to stay Dany wants to change herself from boring and draw ...more
Sandie Chraponski
Dec 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Umm Wow, just Wow. What a refreshing emotional roller coaster. Sarah Ready has written a beautiful story about a woman finding love, friends and herself along the way.

This is a story about Dany. Dany has always been afraid to be herself, she put herself into a mold of what everyone around her wanted her to be. Then her life drastically changed, and she realized she wanted more out of life.

This story is one that is going to stick with me for a long time. It’s not sappy but real and raw. You will
Nov 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this one! I loved the premise behind it. I liked the characters, but Dany needs a lot of getting used to. Just because of how she's still insistent to get her ex-fiancee back after she got dumped. That probably goes on up until half of the book. And Jack is also refusing to admit his feelings for Dany. So that kind of get a bit frustrating at times. I loved Dany's chemo session friends. It got a little bit sad there for a moment. But this is just a wholesome story. I was rooting for ev ...more
Nov 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book by a new author. I love RomCom and the description alone made me buy the book. I can say I was not disappointed! The story catches you from the first paragraph and you immediately want to read more. The characters are very likable and you start rooting for them from the start. There are some sad moments due to the medical side and I cried more than once, but I laughed more times than I can count. I truly hope to see more from this author as this is an amazing first novel.
Siobhan Flynn
Dec 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow, when you expect your nearest and dearest to provide some compassion due to cancer but then they turn around and act like self entitled jerks, it really hits home just who you can depend on. An emotional roller coaster of epic proportions and terribly sweet with a few funny , feel good moments. Dany was totally awe inspiring and so relatable and Jack was everything you need in a friend and lover. Just make sure to have tissues handy and prepare to shed a few tears.
Dec 09, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2020
Borrowed this from the library on a complete whim and I really wanted to like it but unfortunately it just was not for me. The ending was somewhat enjoyable but I found Dany really quite difficult. Also the Insta love was just too much for me.
Lindsey Kramer
Dec 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book was definitely worth the read. It’s funny, sexy, and swoon worthy! I couldn’t put it down! I can’t wait for Sarah’s next book!
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Jan 04, 2021 rated it really liked it
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~~~~~~~~~~Lindsey's ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review~~~~~~~~~~

Great Book
This book was a fun read. I was hooked from the beginning and I couldn’t put it down.
Sabrina Ford
Apr 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this!

It made me laugh, it made me cry. I loved how Dany came to realize her real worth and helped Jack see that his life could have love in it too.
Nov 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just read a few pages and I am in love . I wish I could find a free pdf edition to read all of it
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Author Sarah Ready writes contemporary romance and romantic comedy.

Her books have been described as “euphoric”, “heartwarming” and “laugh out loud”. Her debut novel The Fall in Love Checklist was hailed as “the unicorn read of 2020”. She loves to write fast-paced, emotionally compelling romances about quirky, smart women and the men who love them.

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