Thursday 11 August 2011

The Time Will Come #26

The Time Will Come is a weekly meme hosted by Jodie at Books For Company where we can spotlight those books that we've had sitting on our shelves for too long. Books that we really want to read and never seem to get around to.

This week, I'm waiting to find time to read Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles. I got this through a swap a few months ago and was really pleased with it. It sounds so good, and I keep seeing my Goodreads friends reading it and then rating it 5 stars. One day!

Synopsis from Goodreads:
A fresh, urban twist on the classic tale of star-crossed lovers.

When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created “perfect” life is about to unravel before her eyes. She’s forced to be lab partners with Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, and he is about to threaten everything she's worked so hard for—her flawless reputation, her relationship with her boyfriend, and the secret that her home life is anything but perfect. Alex is a bad boy and he knows it. So when he makes a bet with his friends to lure Brittany into his life, he thinks nothing of it. But soon Alex realizes Brittany is a real person with real problems, and suddenly the bet he made in arrogance turns into something much more.

In a passionate story about looking beneath the surface, Simone Elkeles breaks through the stereotypes and barriers that threaten to keep Brittany and Alex apart.


  1. I'm sure this is the same one as Jodie picked this week. Great minds ... Lol

  2. Sorry Jodie! I wrote this yesterday and already posted it before I saw yours! I know this is the second time I've done this- how embarassing! Sorry... again. I think our tastes in books are obviously too similar!

  3. I read a book by Simone Elkeles a little while ago and really enjoyed it. She's a fantastic author so make sure you get to this one soon :)

  4. I don't think it's a problem you guys picked the same one. Like I said there, this is one I've been meaning to buy as well. Everyone seems to love it. Hope you get to is soon!

  5. LOL!
    Sally don't worry, I don't think you copied or anything and no harm done to have the same. We just have the same sort of taste! ;)

  6. I haven't read this one either! xD

  7. Yes!!! I want to read this too. I have few friends on good reads that gave this really good reviews!


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