Thursday, August 10, 2017

Seven top hate-to-love romances

Sarah Skilton is the author of Bruised, a martial arts drama for young adults; and High and Dry, a hardboiled teen mystery. At the BN Teen blog she tagged seven of her "favorite books in which would-be couples turn searing hate into passionate love" including:
Seven Days of You, by Cecilia Vinesse

Sophia has spent the last five years living in Tokyo with her mother, but now her life is about to go off the rails: in one week, she’ll be returning to New Jersey and saying goodbye to her favorite city, not to mention her best friend, Mika, and long-term crush, David. So when Jamie Foster-Collins, a boy from her past, unexpectedly arrives in Japan just as she’s gearing up to leave, she’s furious. “Couldn’t he wait a week? Did he have to ruin my life? And, on top of that, did he have to steal all my leaving thunder with his stupid arriving thunder?” Turns out Sophia (“Sofa” to her friends) and Jamie have a fraught history, but in the next seven days, everything between them will change as they realize exactly what they mean to each other.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue