Not in the Script (If Only… #3)
By Amy Finnegan
Publication date: Oct. 7, 2014
Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 392 pages
Millions of people witnessed Emma Taylor’s first kiss—a kiss that needed twelve takes and four camera angles to get right. After spending years performing on cue, Emma can’t help but wonder if any part of her life is real anymore . . . particularly her romances. She’s been burned by heartthrobs (and the press) one too many times, but there’s something about Emma’s co-star on her new TV show Coyote Hills that is irresistible. Jake Elliott is gorgeous, smart and actually cares about Emma’s charitable foundation. But she’s sworn off on-set relationships. They always end badly . . . don’t they?
This third novel in the deliciously fun If Only romance line proves that the best kinds of love stories don’t follow a script.
— Goodreads.com description
Sure, Not in the Script was predictable, but it was also sweet and fun. And, in my book, “sweet and fun”” rules all. So there!
The romance was Disney Channel movie-esque, which may not be your thing, but frankly it’s JUST what I need sometimes. And don’t pretend you’re too cool for school and don’t know what I mean by that.
Bonus: Jake and Emma were both nice and flirty-fun and seemed like genuinely GOOD people…which you don’t get too often in books that portray Hollywood.
So I’ll keep this short and sweet, just like the book. If you’re in the mood for something sugary but not saccharine (there IS a difference), check this one out.