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Review for Suddenly You (The Jane Austen Academy #4) by Cecilia Gray

Suddenly You - Cecilia Gray

This review is also available on my blog, Bows & Bullets Reviews


Fanny is an athlete.  She's a runner and an academic and the school's new play should be the last thing she is involved in.  But she is determined to help the other girls save the school and the only viable plan involves her joining league with Josh Wickham, the lead actor in the play.  Can she get Josh to agree to help or will she be too distracted by Tran to concentrate on Josh?

As with all the novels, we get the same basic bunch.  I'm thrilled to say that we finally get to see Josh step out of his designated bad guy role.  I'm also thrilled to say that we get more of Tran, who I adore.  He's pretty awesome.  Unfortunately this puts us in love triangle (square) territory and we all know how I feel about that.  Josh likes Fanny, but Fanny wants Tran who seems to be dating Lucy.  Speaking of Lucy, this poor girl just can't catch a break.  First she gets dumped right after coming to this school because her boyfriend is in love with someone else and now, the new guy she likes doesn't like her nearly as much.  I want to hug the poor girl.

I don't really have a bunch to say about this book in particular.  It's good, though maybe not quite as good as the previous one.  It felt a bit rushed, but I think they all do, so that's nothing new or exciting.  The writing and characterization and plot are great.  Just enough to keep you begging for more.

Basically, if you liked the previous books, you'll like this one.  Fanny is a interesting perspective to get behind.  Though I'd like to avoid the love triangle, it made for an interesting read.  I'm still holding out hope that Josh and Lucy both find their happy ending before this is all over.  We'll have to keep reading to find out!

****Thank you to Gray Life LLC and Cecilia Gray for providing me with an eARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review****


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