Friday, November 15, 2013

Review: Switched by Cassie Mae

Ever since high school, Kayla has been crazy for gorgeous football player Talon. But before she could muster the courage to tell him, he became a hot item with her beautiful BFF, Reagan. The only person who knows Kayla’s secret is Wesley, Talon’s best bud—and he’s got it bad for Reagan. Now they’re all in college together, hanging out 24/7. For Kayla, seeing the two lovebirds together is absolutely unbearable. So Kayla and Wesley hatch a plot to drive them apart before Talon has a chance to give Reagan the Christmas gift she’s been waiting for.

Soon enough, the once happy couple is fighting. Reagan suddenly can’t get enough of Wesley’s goofy sense of humor, and Talon seems to be paying more attention to Kayla than a guy who’s “only a friend” ever should. But just when everything seems to be falling into place, Kayla and Wesley accidentally spend a night together and discover a hitch in their plan they never considered: that switching partners may not lead to a perfect ending after all.

4 freaken adorable stars

“I love my best friend’s boyfriend. But I swear I saw him first.”

Oh man just by those first two sentences I knew I was going to be hooked. Switched didn’t disappoint, I was entertained throughout the whole book. Lately, I’ve been picking out some not so very good books…and thankfully I was able to get out of that funk by this quirky little book.

When going into Switched, please make note that this is a lighthearted, funny and sweet romance. Don’t expect it to be deep. This is precisely the reason why I loved it so much. I grow tired of the angst and the troubled past stories. Sometimes it’s nice to be able to read a story that can take you away without all the unnecessary drama.

“Talon likes Reagan, Reagan likes Talon, I like Talon, Wesley likes Reagan.”

Kayla has been in love with Talon since her childhood but her best friend started dating him their senior year. Kayla being the great friend that she is, kept her mouth shut. Now Kayla, Talon, Reagan, and Talon’s best friend, Wesley, are all in college together.

Both Wesley and Kayla are tired of pining away for two people that don’t love them. After all, it can get pretty tiresome daydreaming about your best friend’s significant other. They then decide that they want to do something about it. How you ask? By breaking up Talon and Reagan and making them realize they aren’t perfect together.

Wesley and Kayla are cute together. They are both awkward and they get each other. Only Wesley knows how Kayla feels; he’s the only one she can talk to about being in love with her best friend’s guy.

“Maybe we’re broken.” -Kayla
“Maybe we are.” -Wesley
“Maybe we just need some practice.” -Kayla
“Want to make out with the back of our hands like in middle school?”-Wesley

Even though this is in a college setting, it still very much felt like they were in HS. But for Switched, it worked. I don’t know how, but it did. The story was also predictable; it didn’t take away from the story at all though.

“Note to anyone who decides they want their best friend’s significant: suck it up and deal, otherwise you end up like me—surrounded by your friends, but feeling 100 perfect alone.”

Switched is a great read and you‘ll find yourself laughing at loud at our main heroine. Who is quirky and has a sarcastic sense of humor that makes you want to hug her because she’s so cute.

Thank you to NetGalley and Random House Publishing Group for providing me with a review copy for an honest review

The book will be on sale December 2, 2013

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  1. <3 the giveaway! Thanks for the chance! I will totally share this!

  2. I would love to read Switched! esined615 at yahoo dot com

  3. Thank you so much for this review! (I may have read it a few thousand times since you posted, lol!)



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