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Review: Diary of a crush series by Sarra Manning

This is less a review but more a fan girl sess about a series I was so excited to finally read in its entirity.

The Diary of a Crush series first appeared in J17 when I was a teenager and I remember reading it back then in snatches although I never quite managed to read it all. My lovely friend Clover gave me the three books in March and I quite literally read them back to back in a matter of hours

For those of you who don't know the series are as follows

French Kiss
When Edie and Dylan first see each other in photography class, an instant attraction draws them together. But true love never does run smoothly—the two spar as much as they can't keep their hands off each other. Then comes the college trip to Paris: Edie's willpower will be tested to the limit! In between furious arguments and trips to the Louvre, the two share some passionate moments—but will it last?

Kiss and Make up
It's sizzling summertime, and Edie can't wait for the partying to start. Trying to forget about the dastardly Dylan, Edie's taking her new squeeze Carter to the Glastonbury music festival to have some fun. But guess who's there already, looking totally gorgeous? That's right . . .

Sealed with a Kiss
Edie and Dylan are finally a real couple, and to celebrate they're off on an amazing road trip across America. But nine weeks on the road in a foreign country is a long time—and a real test of their feelings for each other. Will it bring them even closer together, or break them apart forever?

For me this series sums up all those teenage feelings I had back at age 16/17 perfectly and they absolutely reflect that teenage angsty period perfectly. I love all the main characters and reading about them and their adventures after all these years is the reading equivalent of comfort food.

What is even more exciting though? I've noticed that Atom are republishing these next month with shiny new covers and everything!