Anna & The French Kiss
Author: Stephanie Perkins
Genre/Themes/Demo: YA, Contemporary, Romance
Release Date: July 16th 2013 (first published December 2nd 2010
Page Count: 372
Format: Audiobook via Overdrive
Can Anna find love in the City of Light? Anna is happy in Atlanta. She has a loyal best friend and a crush on her coworker at the movie theater, who is just starting to return her affection. So she’s less than thrilled when her father decides to send her to a boarding school in Paris for her senior year. But despite not speaking a word of French, Anna meets some cool new people, including the handsome Étienne St. Clair, who quickly becomes her best friend. Unfortunately, he’s taken —and Anna might be, too. Will a year of romantic near misses end with the French kiss she’s waiting for?
If I’m being honest with you, I took out this audiobook from the library because I’m waiting for one of my holds to become available and I knew it wouldn’t take me too long to blast through this one or I wouldn’t mind giving up on it half way through if my hold was ready.
I mean, don’t get me wrong…this book was not terrible…it was just not the right contemporary novel for me. I didn’t hate it and I did listen to the whole thing, but there was just a lot that I couldn’t jive with. If I read this when I was 13/14 years old I probably would have liked it a bit more. Now the question is, do I bother with Lola and the Boy Next Door & Isla and the Happily Ever After???
About The Author
Hi, there! I’m Stephanie Perkins, and I’m a New York Times and international bestselling author of books for teenagers and for adults with teenage hearts. I was born in South Carolina, raised in Arizona, and I attended universities in California and Georgia. Since 2004, I’ve lived in the mountains of North Carolina.
I’ve always worked with books—first as a bookseller, then as a librarian, now as a novelist and editor. My best friend is my husband Jarrod. Every room of our house is painted a different color of the rainbow, and we share it with a feisty cat named Mr. Tumnus.
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