Meet Cute – by Various Authors


January 2nd 2018 by HMH Books for Young Readers

Whether or not you believe in fate or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. MEET CUTE is an anthology of original short stories featuring tales of “how they first met” from some of today’s most popular YA authors.

This was a cute collection of stories. Some better than others (as always) and some I could have left out for sure.

Siege Etiquette by Katie Cotugno
Print Shop by Nina LaCour
Hourglass by Ibi Zoboi
Click by Katharine McGee

I thought this one was quite cute – our main characters meet via an online dating algorithm but that is just the beginning of their adventure. Upon arriving at the restaurant our main character realizes she has left her phone in the cab – so they try to track it down.

The Intern by Sara Shepard
Somewhere That’s Green by Meredith Russo
The Way We Love Here by Dhonielle Clayton

Such an interesting concept and would make an epic full length novel. The people on this island are born with a tattoo on thier fingers that will match them to thier soul mates.

Oomph by Emery Lord
The Dictionary of You and Me by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Moss works at the local library and has been calling a patron for months about an overdue library book. The two of them develop an interesting relationship over thier calls and eventually, the book gets returned and love follows.

The Unlikely Likelihood Falling In Love by Jocelyn Davies

Loved this one – Sam sees a boy through the window of a passing train and tries to recreate the event everyday over the next month for her math statistics final project, not knowing that the boy has been looking for her too.

259 Million Miles by Kass Morgan
Something Real by Julie Murphy
Say Everything by Huntley Fitzpatrick
The Department of Dead Love by Nicola Yoon

Another short that would make an excellent full-length novel. Whether is it unrequited love, bereavement, breakups, or young love – there is a department that will help you through it. A visit to the relationship autopsy department changes the course of one boy’s life.

Minor language and content – suitable for ages 16 and up.

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