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Keeping the Distance by Clarisse David
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2.5-3 stars. This just didn't really work for me. It felt like I was being told their feelings more than being shown that they felt that way, so I never really bought the transition to genuine feelings, especially on Melissa's part. And I didn't buy her dad changing like he did, and I also didn't feel like Lance was considerate enough of why she wouldn't want to tell her dad about them. I also wanted the prank war to last longer, because it wasn't even really a war, it was more like she did one thing, and then that was it. idk, I feel like there was a lot of potential here, and I loved that it was set in the Philippines, but it didn't come together for me in the end, and the writing style didn't really work for me.
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Reading Progress

March 19, 2017 – Started Reading
April 9, 2017 – Finished Reading
July 6, 2017 – Shelved
July 6, 2017 – Shelved as: contemporary
July 6, 2017 – Shelved as: read-2017
July 6, 2017 – Shelved as: romance
July 6, 2017 – Shelved as: young-adult

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