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Review: The Kissing Booth by Beth Reekles

Meet Rochelle Evans: pretty, popular--and never been kissed. Meet Noah Flynn: badass, volatile--and a total player. And also Elle's best friend's older brother...

When Elle decides to run a kissing booth for the school's Spring Carnival, she locks lips with Noah and her life is turned upside down. Her head says to keep away, but her heart wants to draw closer--this romance seems far from fairy tale and headed for heartbreak.

But will Elle get her happily ever after?

My Thoughts

I'll put my hands up now and say my rating is probably more due to my current reading mood which has been a little bit faddy of late.

The kissing booth is a nice effort at a YA  novel. The story revolves around good girl Elle and the romance between her and Bad Boy Noah who also happened to be Elle's best friend's elder brother.

The story was nice enough and easy to read meaning I finished in in a few hours. Noah was indeed quite hot and the romance between the two of them blossomed well enough.

However for me I wanted it to either be less British (I forgot the character was American / it was set in America) or for it to give in and be very British. I found several phrases just didn't work for me because they stood out for not being at all something an American teenager would say. I also wanted a bit more to happen and for the story to have a bit more to it. That said as it is the author's first novel it is something she'll develop over time especially when you consider how young she is. Definitely one to watch.