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Mia’s best friend is Cupid. No, really. A teenage Cupid who went out of town and foolishly left behind her charmed journal and pen—the two items Mia needs in order to make the football hottie, Vince Demetrius, notice her.
According to plan, Vince falls for her, but Mia doesn't count on Logan, the surprisingly suave and persistent school newspaper photographer who’s showing interest in her. But that’s not part of Mia’s plan. Mia’s got a perfect solution—direct Logan’s feelings towards her friend Elena.
Except that Elena likes Vince.
Mia has two weeks before her best friend comes back - fourteen short days to put all the right couples back together. Can she fix the mess she made or will she have to kiss her perfect match goodbye forever?
I inspected the person in front of me, curious at why Robyn would think us a good match. Sure, he was good looking, I guess, if you went for that artsy creative look (which I didn’t). He had dimples (which, okay, were kind of cute), but he also had messy brown hair that hung over his eyes (which made him look like he had just rolled out of bed. So not my style). His olive skin gave off the impression of a year-round tan, which I was always jealous about. He had a lanky frame, tall and lean, but that wasn't what I typically went for in guys. At all. Robyn knew that. I usually liked them built, like Vince, who could pass as a truck if he stood still for long enough in a parking lot. I’ll hand it to Robyn—Logan did have nice eyes. They were kind of a chocolate color, with specks of gold in them. Not that I was looking at his eyes or anything.
He pulled a permanent marker out of his jean’s pocket. I barely had time to register surprise when he reached across the table, took my hand and started writing on my palm.
“Hey! What do you think you’re doing?” I asked, trying to pull my arm away.
“Careful, you don’t want to mess it up,” he said, holding tight. The pen tickled my palm and I tried not to laugh. After all, I was supposed to be angry, and laughing kind of spoiled the effect.
“You done yet?” I asked.
In answer, he let go of my hand and capped the marker. My hand tingled where he had held it, and I quickly pulled it back, inspecting his work. His name and phone number covered my palm. Well, that was just great.
“Love the voice of the main character—interesting, intelligent, relatable. Definitely excited to see what's next.” —Rose, Swoon Reader
“Original, funny and sweet; it made me smile; and there was just enough heat between the two main protagonists to make me root for them.” —Saundra Luchs, Swoon Reader
“I think I found my new "book boyfriend" in Logan. The story did a great job of capturing the drama of high school relationships in a funny and lighthearted way. I really, really enjoyed this and would highly recommend!” —Kelly Lyman, Swoon Reader
“Cute and entertaining.” —Caralin, Swoon Reader
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