Author: Kasie West

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Jun 04
{Review} The Fill-in Boyfriend by @KasieWest @HarperTeen

{Review} The Fill-in Boyfriend by @KasieWest @HarperTeen

The Fill-in Boyfriend is Kasie West’s latest young adult contemporary romance. I loved her last book, On the Fence, so I was super excited to read The Fill-in Boyfriend. And I thought it was really cute. It dealt with some deeper friendship and self identity issues that were unexpected for me. I really liked the growth that Gia went through. She was a real winner in my book. That paired with the cute romance, made the Fill-in Boyfriend a hit for me. I ran into a couple of bumps with her friends, but I think they were intentionally pretty awful. Gia is a popular girl in her senior year. She is going to UCLA in the fall with  scholarship and a best friend as her roommate. Life seems pretty sweet, right? Well the book opens with Gia getting dumped in the parking lot before prom. So maybe not so sweet. But luckily for Gia, she meets Hayden- her fill-in boyfriend. I thought it was super cute how he wouldn’t tell… Read more »

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Jul 06
{Review} On the Fence by @kasiewest @HarperTeen

{Review} On the Fence by @kasiewest @HarperTeen

This book just makes me happy. I loved the characters, I loved the romance, I loved the fence chats, and I loved the self discovery that was all packed into this little sunny looking book. This is a great fluffy read- perfect for summer. But don’t let that fool you, this book is more to it than cute boys and romance. Oh, it has that too and it that part is wonderful, but this book also has some great discovery in it for the main character, Charlie. Charlie grew up with all brothers. She is such a tomboy, and I loved every inch of her tall athletic self. She can play practically any sport, and she is not afraid to get in there and school the guys. On the Fence takes place the summer before her senior year in high school, and for the first part of the book Charlie spends all of her days playing sports with her brothers and their friends, including her neighbor Braden. Charlie, her 4… Read more »

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