I'm just a girl who loves reading more than life itself. A day without a book is a day gone wrong, in my opinion :) Looking forward to meeting new people, talking to them about books and spreading the bookish love!
My Life Next Door has been a truly enjoyable read. It captures your attention from page one, and keeps it to the last pages. It makes you feel goofy good at parts, and dreadful at others. In the end, it's a "feel good" book, filled with heartwarming love, realistic characters and a story well written.
My Life Next Door is told from the point of view of Samantha Reed, spoken in present tense, giving you the feeling everything is happening right now. I usually have a little trouble adjusting to present-tense writing (since most books I read are told in past-tense), but it fit really nicely here, giving this already realistic novel and even more true-to-life feeling.
The plot for this book was interesting, as you can probably see from the summary. I don't read that many contemporaries, but this had been one of my favorites. There was something very true about it all, and you could really feel what it's like to fall in love, the awkward parts, the sweet parts, the embarrassing parts, the beautiful parts. I loved it.
I also loved the characters. First we have Samantha, the story teller. She was...
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