Tuesday, April 14, 2009

In Your Room by Jordanna Fraiberg

Molly and Charlie have fallen head over heels in love-even though they've never met Molly is a fashion-conscious city girl in L.A. Charlie is an earthy, mountain-biking dude from Boulder, Colorado. Each of them has big plans with their respective friends for the summer-until they discover that their parents decided to swap houses!
Luckily there's no amount of homesickness that a bit of snooping can't cure. Charlie and Molly begin crawling under beds and poking around in closets to find out a little more about each other-and they like what they find.
Can Charlie and Molly's long-distance romance survive jealousy, misunderstandings-and the thousand miles between them?
MTV's Room Raiders meets You've Got Mail in this sweet, old-fashioned love story for the digital age. . . .

I had seen In Your Room by Jordanna Fraiberg before on the shelves, but never really looked into it. When I finally gave in to enlarging my collection of books with ones I'd never normally read, I purchased it. I love romance novels, but had never read about a long-distance relationship, and that's why I was a little reluctant to purchase this.

As for the romance, I thought it was cute and enjoyable, but rushed. Most of the time I wanted to tell the book to slow down or to tell me more, because I felt that one minute they were friends, and the next they're dying to see each other, and the next they're off with someone else! Confusing! At one point I was lost, and that's the only thing that made this a little disappointing. There weren't any other main subjects in the novel, but minor ones could include friendship, family, and finding yourself.

Though I found this a little disappointing, it was still a fun read. I don't know if I'd recommend to everyone, but maybe to those who like a love story.


Writing: 2.55
Story: 2.5/5
Characters: 2.5/5
Cover: 2/5


Lianne said...

looks kind of interesting. Maybe I'll try it.

Anonymous said...

Great review, but it's not the book for me.

Unknown said...

hmm i heard about this one. sounds like it's not for eveyrone