Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Review: All I Need by Susane Colasanti

All I Need


Title: All I Need
Series: N/A
Author: Susane Colasanti
Publisher: Penguin Group/Viking Children's 
Publication Date: May 21, 2013
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Reading Source: NetGalley
Reading Level: 12+  
Length: 240 pages 
Format: ebook
                             Cover Art: 4/5
                                Overall: 3/5  
                              


Goodreads:
The last night of summer is only the beginning.

Skye wants to meet the boy who will change her life forever. Seth feels their instant connection the second he sees her. When Seth starts talking to Skye at the last beach party of the summer, it’s obvious to both of them that this is something real. But when Seth leaves for college before they exchange contact info, Skye wonders if he felt the same way she did—and if she will ever see him again. Even if they find their way back to each other, can they make a long-distance relationship work despite trust issues, ex drama, and some serious background differences?

Teen favorite Susane Colasanti returns to the alternating-voice style of her beloved debut When It Happens in this Serendipity-inspired story about summer, soul mates, and the moments that change our lives forever.


Review:

I was excited to start this one because the cover looked so adorable and the synopsis sounded cute, I did like it but it didn't live up to my exceptions.

 Told in alternating POV's between Skye and Seth. 

 Skye and Seth meet one summer at a beach party and instantly fall head over heels in love. They part ways after spending just two days together and can't seem to get each other out of their heads for the next few years.
 When they bump into each other things resume as if they didn't go anywhere. 

The characters were a little bit flat. Skye was whiny and annoying.

It was boring in some parts, maybe not boring but slow, it came to a standstill in the middle of the book. Along with the break, a three year time break, that made things a little confusing.

This was the second Susane Colasanti book I have read, the first being Keep Holding On, and while they were very different stories, I could definitely tell they were from the same author. 

I think All I Need is a quick, fun, sweet summer read. Perfect beach read that's for sure! 

Thank Penguin and NetGalley for this e-arc in exchange for an honest review. 









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