This book has candy on the cover. Candy! And in my mind, candy equals fun and fluff. If there are two words that definitely do not come to mind when I think Sweethearts, it's fun and fluff. Incredible, amazing, gut-wrenching, and heartbreaking, yes, but never fun and fluff.
2. Crash Into Me by Albert Borris
The cover for Crash Into Me looks, to me, like a Perfect Chemistry-rip-off, just another romance. And Crash Into Me is so not a romance novel (not that I mind romance)!
The cover makes this seem like a fun, guilty-pleasure, feel-good, beach-read kind of book, which is not the case at all. Invincible Summer deals with lots of serious topics, and it's actually a very literary book.
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