Monday, May 9, 2016

Review: What You Always Wanted

Review: What You Always Wanted by Kristin Rae

If only…he was the boy she’s been dreaming of.

Theatre girl Maddie Brooks has always had high standards for guys. But she has yet to find one who can live up to the classic Hollywood heartthrobs, especially the dreamy song-and-dance man Gene Kelly. When Maddie begins to carpool with Jesse Morales, her new neighbor and star pitcher of the baseball team, she’s struck by his wit, good looks, and love for his family—but a guy so into sports is definitely not her style. Then Maddie discovers that Jesse was raised as a dancer and still practices in the community theatre’s dance studio to keep in shape. Perhaps her perfect dream guy exists after all! But when it becomes clear that baseball—not dance—is Jesse’s passion, can Maddie find a way to let her dream guy go and appreciate the charms of the amazing guy in front of her?

This fun, high school theatre romance in the If Only line is for anyone who has ever wished for that impossibly perfect guy.

-summary and cover via Goodreads

Plot: The idea of this book was so fun! And after reading this book, I really want to watch some of the old movies the main character loves in the book!

Characters: Maddie was a fun main character to read about! And Jesse? Loved him! And I really liked the supporting characters a lot, too!

The cover: Love! Very fun and bright!

Overall: Going into this book I was hoping I would love it, and I'm happy to say I did! If you're looking for a fun YA romance, I would definitely recommend this book! :)

I checked this book out from my library.

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