REVIEW: THE BOY IS BACK

 

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PUBLISHER: William Morrow Paperbacks

 

DATE PUBLISHED: 18th October 2016

 

PAGES: 400

 

 

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Sometimes to move forward, you have to go back…

One post. That’s all it took to destroy the care free, glamorous life of pro golfer Reed Stewart. One tiny post on the Internet.

Then again, it’s not like Reed’s been winning many tournaments lately, and his uncle isn’t the only one who says it’s because of the unfinished business he left behind back home in Bloomville, Indiana—namely Reed’s father, the Honorable Judge Richard P. Stewart, and the only girl Reed ever loved, Becky Flowers.

But Reed hasn’t spoken to either his father or Becky in over a decade.

Until that post on the Internet. Suddenly, Reed’s family has become a national laughingstock, his publicist won’t stop calling, his siblings are begging for help, and Reed realizes he has no other choice: He’s got to go home to face his past . . . the Judge and the girl he left behind.

Becky’s worked hard to build her successful senior relocation business, but she’s worked even harder to forget Reed Stewart ever existed—which hasn’t been easy, considering he’s their hometown’s golden boy, and all anyone ever talks about. It was fine while they were thousands of miles apart, but now he’s back in Bloomville. She has absolutely no intention of seeing him—until his family hires her to help save his parents.

Now Reed and Becky can’t avoid one another…or the memories of that one fateful night.

Can the quirky residents of Bloomville bring these two young people back together, or will Reed and Becky continue to allow their pasts to deny them the future they deserve?

 

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REVIEW:

 

The really intriguing thing about this book for me was the format of the book. The story was told in emails, screen shots, text messages, newspaper articles, all different types of media. This took me a little while to get used to as I usually read full text novels. Overall, it was an interesting and enjoyable medium. The plot itself was rather simple with some little twists that made the read a little more enjoyable. The characters still came across with the medium of the book and I felt I could get a feel for them. While this is not my favourite of Meg Cabot’s book I did enjoy it and found myself laughing out loud at some of the different mediums and revelations that came across in the book.

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Keep Calm and Read On,

Kati

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