Published by Speak on July 9, 2013
There is an alternate cover edition for this ISBN13 here.
Lola Nolan is a budding costume designer, and for her, the more outrageous, sparkly, and fun the outfit, the better. And everything is pretty perfect in her life (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighborhood. When Cricket, a gifted inventor, steps out from his twin sister's shadow and back into Lola's life, she must finally reconcile a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door.
I am super excited to be bringing you yet another book review today! I’m glad that I’m semi back on track with my reading goals for this year, but depressed that I have fallen super behind on the Paper & Glam book club books. Well, I guess there is always next year🙂
“I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul”-Neruda
I had read Lola and the Boy Next Door earlier this year and I had mainly picked up that book because I needed a fast read in-between some heavy books I was reading not to mention the cover was pretty. I gush a little more about why I picked up that book in the review. At the time, I had picked the book up I didn’t realize that it was part of a series. After finishing the book and doing more research I found that Lola and the Boy Next Door was the second book in the Stephanie Perkins series.Naturally, I needed to pick up the first book to see how the story started.
If you have read any of my previous reviews, you will know that I have stopped doing spoilers for books. Though you may have already guessed the ending of the story since I did mention that Anna is a character in Lola and the Boy Next Door. In this book unlike Stephanie Perkins other book you don’t get to wander through Paris as much. You do get to wander through several films since Anna is studying to be a film critic. I can’t wait to see how the last book ties into the series.
Let me know what you have been reading lately. I will see you soon in another post!