Book Review: Anna and the French Kiss By Stephanie Perkins

Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Oh, gosh. This book is so sweet that it has me saying gosh. Lately, I haven’t picked up a lot of books that are primarily in the romance genre, unless I needed to read them for school or book club. I will confess that I do love to see a thread of romance in the other novels I read, and this book has me reconsidering my recent ban of the genre.

This novel stirs up that chaotic mix of emotions that wash through someone when they experience something that is not exactly easy but is oh so right and hopeful. I’ve got that lovely feeling inside. I either want to cry my eyes out, believe in love again, or make out with someone. At this point, it could go any direction. (Well, theoretically, not realistically. . .)

The characters were delightful, and this was an interesting layered novel that reminds me how many chances and moments people miss in life because they aren’t sure, they won’t put themselves out there, or they don’t want to look like a fool. I’ve missed a lot of chances, walked away from a lot of moments, (Spoiler removed: check out Goodreads for the full review.) 

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