From the author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight comes a humorous and heartwarming novel about small towns, big love, and mistaken email identity.
When teenage movie star Graham Larkin accidentally sends small town girl Ellie O'Neill an email about his pet pig, the two seventeen-year-olds strike up a witty and unforgettable correspondence, discussing everything under the sun, except for their names or backgrounds.
Then Graham finds out that Ellie's Maine hometown is the perfect location for his latest film, and he decides to take their relationship from online to in-person. But can a star as famous as Graham really start a relationship with an ordinary girl like Ellie? And why does Ellie want to avoid the media's spotlight at all costs?
Like Smith s The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight (2012), this sweet novel has a premise worthy of the movies. When a lonely teenage Hollywood heartthrob accidentally e-mails a 16-year-old girl in smalltown Maine, there is an immediate spark. Graham arranges to shoot his new movie in Ellie s seaside town, surprising her with his true identity and leaving levelheaded Ellie feeling wildly unbalanced. This is partly due to Graham s fame, but also because she fears the spotlight would expose a family secret. The cute, brief e-mails between Ellie and Graham showcase the rapid but authentic connection between them (putting aside that they would be far more likely to text each other in this situation). Because the book is told from both characters perspectives, readers will understand their vulnerabilities as they try to take their relationship into the real world. Ellie s family secret may not seem severe enough for the consternation it creates, and readers may be exasperated by the dramas that keep the couple apart. However, the charming leads, smalltown backdrop, and absurdly romantic conceit will win hearts. Ages 15 up.
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So close to perfect!!!
Wow! I've read a few books similar to this one, but this one would have to be my favorite. I especially loved how you could easily relate to Ellie and even Graham. Definitely worthy of 5 stars.
Ok, probably one of the best books I read in a few months except for one thing. the end sucked. I literally bought this book on the day it was published and finished it in less than 2 days. The interaction in the characters was so good but, the ending sucked. I just can't tell you how awesome this book was but the ending sucked... No book should cost so much and have such a bad ending.