The meet-cute project

Rhiannon Richardson

Book - 2020

High school junior Mia, who hates romantic comedies, must endure the "meet-cute" encounters her best friends set up to help her find a date for her sister's wedding.

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Subjects
Genres
Young adult fiction
Published
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers [2020]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
375 pages ; 22 cm
Audience
Ages 12 up.
Grades 7-9.
ISBN
9781534473522
1534473521
9781534473539
153447353X
Main Author
Rhiannon Richardson (author)
Review by Booklist Reviews

In her debut novel, Richardson puts a cynical teenager in romcom-level situations for a delightful read. Mia's world is turned upside down when she is informed that she is responsible for securing her own date to her bridezilla sister's wedding. As a junior in high school who spends all of her energy perfecting her breaststroke, Mia doesn't have a lot of experience in the dating department. Luckily her friends have the perfect situation: arrange a meet-cute. Each of Mia's friends chooses one boy and picks a spot for the two to have a chance meeting and hopefully hit it off. Mia's journey to find love is also an opportunity to discover more about herself and find the confidence to voice her own wants and needs. Despite not providing tons of situational or background details, this playful novel about an athletic Black girl in search of love will engross readers. Hand this to teens who loved Jenny Han's To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2014) or Leah Johnson's You Should See Me in a Crown (2020). Grades 8-11. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

High school junior Mia, who hates romantic comedies, must endure the "meet-cute" encounters her best friends set up to help her find a date for her sister's wedding.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

“A sweet and honest rom-com that you don’t want to miss.” —Rachael Lippincott, New York Times bestselling author of Five Feet Apart To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before meets Save the Date in this sweet, hijinks-filled rom-com about a teen girl who will do whatever it takes to find a date for her sister’s wedding.Mia’s friends love rom-coms. Mia hates them. They’re silly, contrived, and not at all realistic. Besides, there are more important things to worry about—like how to handle living with her bridezilla sister, Sam, who’s never appreciated Mia, and surviving junior year juggling every school club offered and acing all of her classes.So when Mia is tasked with finding a date to her sister’s wedding, her options are practically nonexistent.Mia’s friends, however, have an idea. It’s a little crazy, a little out there, and a lot inspired by the movies they love that Mia begrudgingly watches, too.Mia just needs a meet-cute.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

To All the Boys I've Loved Before meets Save the Date in this sweet, hijinks-filled rom-com about a teen girl who will do whatever it takes to find a date for her sister's wedding.Mia's friends love rom-coms. Mia hates them. They're silly, contrived, and not at all realistic. Besides, there are more important things to worry about'like how to handle living with her bridezilla sister, Sam, who's never appreciated Mia, and surviving junior year juggling every school club offered and acing all of her classes.So when Mia is tasked with finding a date to her sister's wedding, her options are practically nonexistent.Mia's friends, however, have an idea. It's a little crazy, a little out there, and a lot inspired by the movies they love that Mia begrudgingly watches too.Mia just needs a meet-cute.