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How do you know when you’ve found Mr Right?Aspiring journalist Becky Harper loves her boyfriend Alex, but she doesn’t think he’s Mr Right.Her best friend Emma doesn’t believe in Mr Right – she’s just looking for a man who will stick around longer than her dad did.Katie has found her Mr Right and is planning her September wedding with her two best friends.Debut author SarahHow do you know when you’ve found Mr Right?Aspiring journalist Becky Harper loves her boyfriend Alex, but she doesn’t think he’s Mr Right.Her best friend Emma doesn’t believe in Mr Right – she’s just looking for a man who will stick around longer than her dad did.Katie has found her Mr Right and is planning her September wedding with her two best friends.Debut author Sarah Lefebve asked her own friends and family how they knew they had found the elusive Mr Right and then turned their honest – and often surprising – answers into this charming, emotional and downright funny romance about three friends and their search for Mr Right – if he even exists that is…...

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  • Claire Robinson
    2018-09-26 17:39

    Awwww 4 squishy love heart stars...While reading The Park Bench Test, I kept thinking to myself I wish this was a film. It is such an endearing and enjoyable tale. Yes a tad predictable, but I didn't care one jot. I loved the whole "Mr Right" theorising, interviewing all types of people for their opinions on the subject, to see if there was the ultimate formula to. There wasn't one character in the book I disliked Becky, Katie, Fi, Matt, James and Emma (although I got close to wanting to slap her towards the end), as well as all of the diverse and quirky people Becky comes across while writing her article.This is an uplifting, easygoing tale of a young woman deciding not to settle for just OK, and taking the chance that there is an extraordinary out there for her. Sarah Lefebve has a charming and engaging writing style, I found it easy to lose myself in this book, the story pulls you in gives you a hug, and keeps you warm and contented right up until the end. I am looking forward to seeing what else she has in store for us in the future. ARC provided by Netgalley, in exchange for the above honest review.

  • Bookevin
    2018-10-22 16:54

    Originally on I Heart.. Chick Lit.I am always thrilled when the lovely Charlotte sends me copies of HarperImpulse titles. Always. I really hope that their titles will be out in print, I reckon everyone (especially those who don't have an e-reader, eg. me), would be flocking over to the nearest bookstore to get our hands on these highly addictive books! And The Park Bench Test by Sarah Lefebve is definitely one of them!The Park Bench Test is about Becky Harper, who has always been searching for her Mr Right. But as her relationship with her boyfriend continues to flourish, she's having doubts of whether Alex is actually her own Mr Right. Her life is going nowhere, she's stuck in a job where her talents are vastly undervalued and she's come to a stage of life where she has to settle down. But is it ever too late to make a 180 in life?I really liked the heroine, Becky! She's funny, sharp and loveable! I think she's definitely a fabulous protagonist for a romantic comedy and I can picture Renee Zellweger portraying her, but that would be too Bridget Jones, but she's certainly got the charm where you would like her immediately! Becky's best friends, Katie and Emma were really interesting characters too! And don't get me started on James! *winks*The plot was well-written, it's your average romantic comedy where the heroine is searching for her Mr Right. I liked how she lands a gig, writing about every girl's Mr Right - surely it sounds very Carrie Bradshaw-ish? Trust me on this, there'll be a surprise for you Sex and the City fans!A fabulously written romantic comedy which is incredibly funny, original and charming about a girl's quest in finding for Mr Right, with a few cock-ups along the way, of course! It's filled with sweet romance, great dialogue and a very handsome man. The Park Bench Test will definitely appeal to fans of Sophie Kinsella and Jane Costello.Rating: 8/10

  • Maryline M's Bookshelf
    2018-10-19 14:43

    "How do you know when you've found Mr Right" is probably one the most "popular" questions among us girls. The only question we probably ask ourselves even more, is "HOW do you find Mr Right?".Becky Harper, aspiring journalist, is on a mission.She loves her boyfriend, Alex, but when one of her best friends is getting married, she finally has the courage to ask herself if he's the one. Is he Mr Right? Will he make her happier than any other guy on earth could?But how does she know fore sure he's not Mr Right, and how will she know when she's found HIM?Becky is a wonderful, easy to love main character. She's real, she's incredibly funny and a very, very loyal friend. The Park Bench Test is "Sex and the City", "How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days" a big jar of "Ben&Jerry's", "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" and a Leona Lewis CD all in one. LOVED IT.Reading that Sarah Lefebve was actually on the same mission, that she herself asked friends and family about finding and knowing Mr Right, and that her "quest" turned into this lovely book, made it even more special.The Park Bench Test is a heartwarming, refreshing and funny tale about a girl's search for happiness... and her very own Mr. Big.Check out M's Bookshelf for more: http://mssbookshelf.blogspot.be

  • Sophie
    2018-09-23 13:33

    *I received an ARC of this book via Netgalley in exchange for my honest review.*When I saw The Park Bench Test, I knew it’d be the kind of book I’d love – and it never let me down.Sarah Lefebve has written an easy-to-read, light hearted, funny, sweet book. The Park Bench Test was the perfect chick-lit read, a real girly book full of romance, drama, heartache and humour.I can see myself growing old with Alex. I can. I can see us sitting in our slippers, holding cups of cocoa, watching Countdown and re-runs of Heartbeat on UK Gold. But that means nothing really. I can see myself growing old with anyone if I look hard enough. Jude Law, for example, or Aidan from Sex & The City (lovely guy, can’t imagine what Carrie was thinking,) or that cute new doctor in Holby City. But just because you can see it, doesn’t mean it’s right, or that it’s going to happen – Jude might not feel the same way about me, for instance and, well, sadly Aidan isn’t even real.But more importantly – not growing old with Alex – I can see that too.I loved the characters! Becky especially, and Matt and James (the hunks, of course). I loved Becky’s humour and how she could be such a wreck at times – I also loved her love of Pringles (she says whilst writing the review and eating Pringles at the same time)!The Park Bench Test was one of those books I just enjoyed the whole way through. I never really wanted to put it down.Sarah Lefebve’s writing drew me in. The Park Bench Test was in a different style to a lot of books in the same genre, as the story really revolved around the article Becky needed to produce about how you know when you’ve found Mr Right. It could have simply been the drama and romance without featuring the article, but I think The Park Bench Test found its edge over other books in that genre by making it about the magazine article.I loved the ending. The whole book had been leading up to that point (without giving anything away), and it seemed a fitting end. It wasn’t rushed, which is my pet-hate with books, and it tied things up really well.I will admit, however, that I found The Park Bench Test quite predictable, and I guessed the main twist. A lot of the time, knowing what’s going to happen puts me off. But, I just loved the plot. I didn’t want the book to end and for me, that’s the sign of a great book.5/5.(also seen on my blog here http://beentherereadthatreviewedthebo...)

  • Jane Hunt
    2018-10-06 15:38

    Jane Hunt Writer First StepsThe title of this book intrigued me and the story didn't disappoint.The more I read the more I liked it until I couldn't put it down.Becky and Emma have been friends since childhood. The story starts with a wedding albeit between 'Barbie and Ken' and the inquiring minds of eight year old girls wondering how Barbie knew Ken was the 'Mr Right' and Becky's dad's surprisingly intuitive reply.Fast forward to a twenty-seven year old Becky who meets Emma in London to shop for Katie's forthcoming wedding. Katie and Becky have been friends since university where Katie met her soon to be husband Matt.Katie's impending marriage unsettles Becky and she wonders if Alex her partner of six years really is Mr Right. When Alex asks her to marry him she shocks herself and him by saying no.Becky is a frustrated writer who works in a company that sells pencils and pens. The money is good but the work is soul-destroying and Becky longs to escape. She decides to leave and is persuaded by Katie to move to London and stay with her and Matt.What follows is a journal of Becky's life as she strives for success in her chosen career and wonders if there is a 'Mr Right' out there for her. The characters are realistic and charmingly flawed, especially James. The situations Becky finds herself in often hilarious. The romance when it happens is lovely and I empathised with Becky as she tries to find her soul mate.The plot has interesting twists which confirmed what I suspected rather than surprised me but I think this is the author's intention. You experience the story with Becky and feel her joy and pain and can't wait to discover what happens next.The ending is worthy of the best Rom-Com and the whole story would make a wonderful film.A superb debut book I look forward to the next one.'I received an ARC from Harper Collins UK HarperImpulse via NetGalley in return for an honest review'.Sarah Lefebve

  • Tina
    2018-10-09 10:54

    ARC provided by HarperImpulse via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Ladies have you ever looked at the man in your life, know that you love him but also know that he is not your Mr Right and you can't see yourself spending the rest of your life with? I know I have!Becky first started to wonder how you knew he was Mr Right, at the age of 8, whilst holding Barbie & Ken's wedding with her friend Emma. Since then, and through various relationships, she's still looking for him. Her friend Kate is getting married to Alex, her Mr Right, and Becky is her bridesmaid. Kate can't explain how she knows he is, she just knows. Emma doesn't believe in Mr Right at all, just Mr Right-for-now. Emma was also invited to be a bridesmaid but, being very superstitious, as she has been a bridesmaid twice before, declines. Becky's boyfriend thinks it's time they settled down and either buy a house together or get married. She loves him but he's not her Mr Right so she dumps him instead.Giving up her job at the suitably named Penand Inc stationery supply company in Leeds she moves back to London and in with Kate and Alex and takes a part time job whilst dreaming of becoming a full time writer.Commissioned by a popular women's magazine to freelance write an article on finding Mr Right and knowing that that is in fact who he is, she starts interviewing women asking their views. Not one can pinpoint what makes Mr Right, they just knew.Obviously there is far more going on at the same time and Sarah Lefebve has produced a very funny, easy to read and light hearted book following Becky's trials and tribulations as she seeks to find a definitive answer.I found it extremely difficult to put my Kindle down until I had finished and I really hope that there are follow up stories covering some of the other questions.Did Becky find out how you know he's Mr Right? Yes! Want to know how? Sorry you will need to read the book yourself!!

  • Stephanie
    2018-10-14 10:44

    The Park Bench Test is a sweet story, whether you agree with the ‘Mr Right’ theory or not. Our leading lady, Becky Harper, is in a long term relationship with her boyfriend Alex. When he proposes to her, she realises he isn’t her Mr Right and she can’t bear to say yes to him and instead ends the relationship. On top of that, she packs it in at her dead-end job and heads off to London, intent on becoming a journalist. There begins her journey to not only find her Mr Right, but to write the perfect magazine feature on her quest.I like to think I’m one of those lucky few who has found her Mr Right and reading The Park Bench Test only solidified that for me. I highlighted many passages and lines throughout the book, particularly bits of Becky’s interviews with her friends and family. I know what “that feeling” is and there truly is no describing it. If you’ve ever been in love, you’ll know what I mean. Author Sarah Lefebve does a brilliant job of giving her readers that feeling of true love as they finish the book.There’s a brilliant twist near the end which I did manage to suss out ahead of time but only as I was mindlessly preparing sprouts for dinner and thinking about the characters and their situations. That’s another thing I liked about The Park Bench Test — I thought about it while I wasn’t reading it.

  • Erin
    2018-10-14 18:45

    Loved this book! I empathised so much with the main character, Becky, who - when she is forced to break up with her long-term boyfriend when he proposes to her and she realises he's not her Mr Right - uses it as an opportunity to strive for the life she's always felt she should be living. She moves down to London and - whilst still on the look out for the elusive Mr Right - attempts to forge a career as the British Carrie Bradshaw. Supporting Becky all the way are her best friends Emma and Katie - along with a supporting cast of varied characters.This is a fantastic, traditional-yet-modern-feeling romcom with a very British flavour to it. A real page-turner that I didn't want to end and will be recommending to chicklit loving friends. I'll definitely have to pick up the paperback!

  • Loz
    2018-09-30 11:42

    An enjoyable, easy read, though not sure I ever warmed up to the main character. I was also expecting it to be more like a collection of short stories as to how people knew they'd found the right person for them, but it wasn't, those sections were quite short.

  • Leah
    2018-10-04 15:33

    As soon as I saw The Park Bench Test, I knew I wanted to read it. I am a sucker for novels that are about finding Mr Right, and I’m always curious how authors will let books like this play out; is there such a thing as Mr Right? Do people make it up? I adored the cover and I was so intrigued as to what the whole “Park Bench test” theory was. As soon as it downloaded to my Kindle, I couldn’t wait to get started, although unfortunately it didn’t really hit the spot I expected it to hit. I dunno what I expected to be fair, but I truly believed from the title that park benches were going to be a massive part. That the park bench was some big kinda test as to whether it proves you’re with your Mr Right or not and although it is a bit of a part in the novel, it’s not what I expected, which probably sounds silly because just HOW MUCH can a park bench effect a novel?The Park Bench Test wasn’t a bad book by all means, but it was a bit strange. It’s a novel that asks the question about how you know when you’ve found Mr Right but the thing is, if everyone’s answer is “You just know”, how can you make a novel out of that if there isn’t a scientific specific reason you know someone is right for you? If there’s no definitive answer other than you just know then all the asking, all the wondering, all the debating is pointless because that isn’t an answer. Don’t get me wrong, there are some fab tales of how couples knew they loved each other, one in particular featuring a ski slope, cold hands and a tissue springs to mind as easily my favourite one, I just do not know how a book that asks a question that cannot be answered with a reasonable explanation can hinge on said question. I just found it strange. The sensible side of me didn’t agree with it. It’s a fun journey that ends with a conclusion you learn pretty much from the off, and it just sort of means you finish the book thinking “Well, is that it?”It’s a sweet read, a quick read, with some lovely characters though Becky did get on my nerves a bit. She’s consistently questioning whether she can be a writer/if she should go back to her job at Penand Inc and she drops more breakables than a two-year-old child (no one is THAT clumsy). If you’re going to write a novel in first-person you can’t have that person be irritatingly repetitive. At times I just wanted to tell her to shut up whinging and just get on with things. Instead of saying you don’t want to work at Penand Inc any more, just bloody do something about it, y’know? There’s indecisive then there’s just plain lazy. I also found her actions towards the end of the novel to border on stupid. What she does isn’t heroic, she’s being a martyr, and then she’s whinging even more on top of it when everything that happened and how she ended up was all her fault and no one else’s.I just felt sort of let down by The Park Bench Test. For it’s beautiful title and gorgeous cover, I expected a lot more. I’m a firm believer in Mr Right and I was hoping for a wonderful life-affirming answer on how you know Mr Right is Mr Right! I wanted to be so blown away I would go out looking for my Mr Right immediately. This novel will have its fans, people who can suspend their sensible side from intruding, but I couldn’t keep mine at bay. I was mostly disappointed. It’s a shame but it happens from time to time and not every book is going to be my cup of tea. I will certainly look out for a second novel from Sarah Lefebve though, because despite my many issues, this was well written and with the right plot, and right characters etc she could write a book I would love, it just wasn’t this one.

  • Isabell
    2018-10-14 10:56

    Originally posted on http://dreamingwithopeneyesreviews.bl...I received this book in an exchange for an honest review via Netgalley by HaperImpulse.There comes a point in every woman's life when she starts wondering if every man she meets is Mr Right. Everybody wants to be with somebody. In fact, lots of people spend a large amount of time searching for that special someone to share the rest of their lives with. These days it can be hard to find the right person; we all live hectic lives and it isn't always easy to meet like-minded people but, once you have met someone, how do you know if they are "The One"?If you're questioning whether you've found Mr. Right, reading The Park Bench Test might give you the answers you need.Becky Harper, our heroine in The Park Bench Test, started to wonder how you knew he was Mr Right, at the age of 8, whilst holding Barbie & Ken's wedding with her friend Emma. Since then, and through various relationships, she's still looking for him.Becky is in a long term relationship with her boyfriend Alex. When Katie, one of Becky’s best friends, is getting married Becky is questioning herself if Alex is her Mr Right. Alex wants so settle down and asks Becky to marry him. Becky surprisingly declines and decides she has to try and find the man she is sure will be Mr Right.Becky works for a company named Penand Inc that sells pencils and pens. The money is good, she loves her work mates but it's not her dream job. The work is frustrating her and Becky longs to escape. Even though she had promise of a promotion she decides to quit her job. She moves from Leeds to London to stay with Katie and her husband Matt and takes a part time job whilst dreaming of becoming a full time writer.Commissioned by “Love Life”, a popular women's magazine, to write an article on finding Mr Right and knowing that that is in fact who he is, she is on a mission. She starts interviewing people asking their point of views.Can anybody answer Becky’s questions how to find Mr Right? Will she ever fall in love again and find her own Mr Right? Find out yourself.The Park Bench Test is heart warming, romantic and funny story.I liked the book from the beginning because the author started many of the chapters with love quotes. The epilogue was so sweet. Unfortunately after reading a few chapters I had to put the book down to read Paige Toons newest YA book. When I was getting back to the book, I was very struggling to get into the story again. It felt like a never ending story. It was a bit of a up and down for me. I was enjoying it most of the time but I think some parts could have been told quicker and didn’t need so many chapters that made it for me quite boring and I found myself a bit flying over the pages.Overall I really liked the plot and the authors writing style. The story has good twists and turns. Becky is a great main character. She’s very loveable, funny, and smart. Just the classic chick lit heroine. The secondary characters are realistic and charming. Katie is a great best friend and supports Becky as much as she can. Emma, however, had a bit of an attitude problem, but then we all have that friend don't we? Together they make a lovely combo and it's fun to read when they're together.The idea of interviewing people about what constitutes a true love, soul mate, Mr/Ms Right is great and I enjoyed reading them.

  • Els
    2018-09-28 18:03

    Als je een debuut leest van een auteur is het altijd een beetje de kat uit de boom kijken; Je weet immers nog totaal niet waar je je kan aan verwachten. Voor mij is dit absoluut geen probleem. Een van de leuke kanten aan lezen is, net het ontdekken van die nieuwe schrijvers. Het kan twee kanten op : of je bent verloren en gaat onmiddellijk op zoek of er al nieuws is over een volgend boek, of je beklaagt de boom die hier voor moest sneuvelen.Maar ja, als ik heel eerlijk ben, dan kan moet ik toegeven dat ook niet elk boek van mijn favoriete auteurs mij kan bekoren.Hier begon het alvast veel belovend. Leuke titel, perfect bijpassende cover en een inhoud die mij aansprak. Kortom, de ideale ingrediënten voor een paar uur leesplezier.En of het een leuk boek was? Absoluut. Ik hou van korte hoofdstukken en die typische Engelse humor. De grote vraag die de rode draad door het verhaal vormt, is : hoe weet je dat je je Mr of Mrs Right, je ideale partner hebt gevonden? Is daar überhaupt wel een antwoord op of moet je gewoon je gevoel volgen? Niet zo simpel, he nu je dat zo maar even toegeworpen krijgt? Ik moet bekennen dat ik daar toch ook wel even bij stilgestaan heb. Heb ik jou nu ook aan het nadenken gezet? wink-emoticon Of Becky de hare vindt, dat zal je zelf moeten ontdekken. Ja, sorry dat is mijn kleine sadistische trekje. Ik laat nooit veel over de inhoud los. Anders hoeft niemand het nog te lezen en krijg ik boze auteurs aan mijn deur. smile-emoticonWat ik wel wil verklappen, is het volgende. Ik moet zeggen dat ik nog nooit gehuild heb bij een boek, maar de laatste 5 bladzijdes heb ik toch gelezen met een brok in de keel. Toch een kleine opmerking over de leestekens. De komma is het moeilijkste om juist te gebruiken. Ik ben er ook niet altijd goed in, maar hier was het toch opvallend hoe vaak het vergeten werd. Een spellingscorrector bestaat al. Hopelijk vinden ze ook ooit nog eens de leestekencorrector uit. Toegegeven, het verandert niets aan de inhoud van een boek, maar na een paar keren vormt het een bron van ergernis en vind ik het toch het vermelden waard. Muggenzifterij? In de ogen van velen waarschijnlijk, maar mensen die hier ook gevoelig aan zijn, zullen het zeker ook zo bekijken. smile-emoticonConclusie : 4 sterren, omdat ik het fijn vind dat ook een ontspannend boek je tot diepere gedachten kan brengen.

  • Lynn Marie Hulsman
    2018-10-23 16:41

    I have been dying for some old-fashioned chick lit, and this really fits the bill! Disclaimer: I am a huge fan of Rom Com films like Sleepless in Seattle, Love Actually, and even Working Girl. This is the kind of story that would translate well to a film and be screened at a festival with those I mentioned.Our heroine is Becky Harper, a young woman who used to be in the dating scene, searching for Mr Right. She finds Alex. Staid, normal, nice. There's nothing wrong with him, but is there EVERYTHING right? For HER? She is stuck in a dead-end job (though she loves her co-workers) and she wonders in a sort of a pre- pre-midlife crisis if there's not something MORE even though she can't quite visualize what all of that something more might be.Our main girl is easy to like. Funny, smart, self-deprecating, she's the classic chick lit heroine. And, as is par for the course, she has a couple of funny/quirky bests — Katie and Emma .When she breaks off with Alex in a shocking move, and leaves her dull office job (where she had promise, promotions, and security) to become a writer, she finds herself unmoored and often the third wheel. Still, as with any young girl, she does find fun and adventure in her odd subsistence job and her search for where she needs to be and with whom.Even though this book delivers on its Rom Com promises, including giving a happy ending, there are enough surprises to keep it from being a story that's been done before.The clever conceit of interviewing people about what constitutes a true love, soul mate, Mr/Ms Right is great and fits in well under the auspices of the heroine trying out her fledgling writing wings. I liked the writer's voice. Easy going and funny, the book sped along at lightning speed for me.I'd say fans of Miranda Dickinson, Lindsey Kelk, Sophie Kinsella, and Tracy Bloom will be very happy to read this tale. I was!

  • Natalie TBGWP
    2018-10-20 12:58

    The Park Bench Test follows Becky Harper or B as she is known to her friends as she dumps her boyfriend Alex after he proposes to her. Why? Because she knows he's not her Mr Right. How? She doesn't know, she just knows. So she packs herself up, quits her boring Job and moves to London to try become a journalist. I have to be totally honest here and say I struggled with this book a lot. It felt like it was never ending! I was on chapter 26 and thinking to myself when is this going to get to the actual point of the book? A few chapters on it does start picking up and you start enjoying it, then it gets boring again. The quotes at the beginning of every chapter, well almost every chapter are extremely off putting and in the short time the book actually does get exciting you get thrown from a quote and it spoils it for you. I know what you're all thinking. Why read them then? Why not just skip past them? Well I can't. I am fussy and I have to read everything in the book always. Moving on, it does actually pick up again near the end and it becomes quite good. It's just a shame it took so long to get there. The best part of The Park Bench Test for me were the Characters and Sarah Lefebve deserves credit for that. She has given us a complete mishmash of characters and they woke the book up drastically. I adored Becky's friend Katie she is so lovely and made me smile. Her other friend Emma, however, had a bit of an attitude problem, but then we all have that friend don't we? Together they make a lovely combo and it's fun to read when they're together. I also enjoyed reading about everyone's take on how you know when you have found Mr Right I actually giggled at some! Mr Right. Mr Strong. Mr Wrong. Read it and you'll get the connection to that sentence :)

  • Frk. Hyms
    2018-09-25 13:57

    The Park Bench Test is a very cute and sweet book – unfortunately, it’s a bit too cute and sweet. There was no real suspense, because the story was so very predictable and it made it seem a bit long at times. It does, however, have some very nice points and quotes about love (especially in the end – I really loved the whole reading-part!)This is classic chick-lit, but without the weird/unlucky main character. Instead the main character is a woman, who really wants to find her Mr. Right and who has both amazing friends, amazing opportunities and everything else working in her favor – she is actually really blessed and that kind of ruins the story, because the lack of adversity makes it a bit boring. The big twist is predictable and solved really quickly and it seems rather pointless to actually have it. I had hoped that the title would be a bigger part of the story, because that would have been rather cute. Instead, it’s barely mentioned and that was such a shame. I also hoped that Sex and the City would only be an insignificant part of the story and only be mentioned once, but once again I was mistaken. Sex and the City is a very big part of the story and if you, like me, isn’t a fan of that show, it gets old really fast!I ended up giving the story 2 stars, because it’s not actually a bad book, if you lower your expectations. It’s perfect for a day at the beach, where you don’t have to concentrate on the story and hopefully, there are a lot of sunny days ahead of us!

  • Simona
    2018-09-27 10:44

    *Book provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review*The idea of this book is so lovely and I love the title and after having read the whole novel, I have to say it fits perfectly.And the cover is really gorgeous.Becky is a character I instantly related to, she’s so charismatic and knows what she wants. I’m glad when she finally goes for it.I felt a little bad for Alex when she broke up with him, but I realised she did the right thing for herself.Her friends Katie and Matt are getting married and I really liked both of them with their energy and how much they cared about Becky. Emma on the other hand is always depressed about guys and seems to be obsessed about having a boyfriend.It took me a while to get into the story. It only happened when James came along. I loved him immediately, he’s so adorable and the way Becky and James meet is so funny. Their connection was undeniable and it’s so sweet how their relationship developed. I sensed that something had to come up and I somehow also knew it had something to do with Emma.It came to a big showdown, with lots of drama. I didn’t really like the way things happened after that, but I understood it and it got me hooked to the story.The ending is adorable and cute, with lots of love and emotions.At the start of every chapter there was a love quote, which was really great and fitted perfectly.A beautifully written story about love and the way of finding true love.Rating: 3.5

  • Francine Soleil
    2018-09-23 13:37

    originally posted here: http://alwayslostinbooks.wordpress.co...I read 40% of this book.This book actually wasn’t so bad. It was just BOOORIIIIING. This was actually a free read on Netgalley, and being a romantic comedy book lover, there was no second guessing in getting this book. I also really liked the premise, and I think that made me hope for too much. I’m not really sure I believe in Mr. Right, but I did want to know what the characters had to say about it. But this wasn’t really what I expected it to be. The 40% that I read already consisted of 28 chapters. 28 CHAPTERS and that was only 40% of the book. I will admit that there were parts that made me laugh, but I could not find myself to care about everything that’s happening. The title and synopsis promised me something that has to do with finding Mr. Right, which I barely glimpsed throughout the 28 chapters I read. I feel like the author spent too much time putting in unnecessary details. Or if they were necessary, they should at least feel relevant. Also, they kind of answered how they can tell it’s Mr. Right from the beginning. I’m not sure if there’s going to be a different answer. Honestly, I just don’t care anymore. This book has gone too far and has repelled me with trivial things.

  • Kimberley Leonard
    2018-10-02 12:37

    Lovely book to read. Gives that sappy warming feeling about love. Defiantly one I will recommend