originally published on The Nerd Daily Review by Mimi KoehlerTime Of Our Lives follows young Juniper and Fitz who are both about to graduate, with very differing future perspectives Fitz fears college and everything that it encompasses mainly leaving his mother who s diagnosed with early Alzheimer s Fitz is running against the clock, trying to figure out a way to make his mother understand why he wants to stay close to home, while she s trying to get him to consider colleges farther away and to live his life without worrying about her Juniper s the exact opposite She is constantly reprimanded by her argumentative aunt, always somehow in trouble for what her younger siblings get up to, Juniper can t wait to get as far away from home as humanly possible When Juniper and Fitz meet, each on their own college tour, two worlds collide.
At odds from the very first moment, neither seem Look, one day I ll write a piece on what constitutes addicting, memorable reads, or maybe even how hard it is and what it takes for a fervently anticipated book to live up to the hype you ve built for it, and when someone asks me to name an example, I ll pelt them with copies of this book and tell them to see what I m talking about for themselves.
I ve made it no secret that I ll pick up anything this author duo writes Ever since I sneak read IF I M BEING HONEST 2019 back in early April of last year instead of studying for AP exams I loved it AND did well, so it was a win win, okay and picked up ALWAYS NEVER YOURS 2018 over the summer before college, I ve been solidly hooked I admit I have a special relationship with these books You know those old 2000 s Disney shows whose seasons span a period of time so you see both yourself AND the actors grow up Not their finest cover but I love the title I love the old title even As Forth We Go
unfortunately I am not het enough to fully enjoy this kind of romance but family vibes I received an ARC from Penguin Random House Canada in exchange for an honest review After reading Emily and Austin s first book, Always Never Yours, I was enchanted by their writing and storytelling I m not sure if Time of Our Lives is based on another Shakespeare play like their first two books but I still enjoyed this one for what it represented.
Once again, I find myself reading a book targeted to a very specific group of readers in an age group This book will definitely resonate with you if you re in the awkward window where you re planning to go to University college and whether or not you want to branch out, move to another state, or stay close to home In Time of Our Lives, we meet two highschool seniors from different cities and backgrounds Our heroine cannot wait to branch out, leave her cramped house, and go to a university far, far, far away from her loud and obnoxi
DID I JUST DISCOVER ONE OF MY NEW FAVORITE YA ROMANCE AUTHORS THE ANSWER IS YES