Saturday, January 9, 2016

Not Okay Cupid by Heidi R. Kling | Review

27840786Title: Not Okay Cupid
Author: Heidi R. Kling
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release Date: January 11, 2016
Source: Netgalley
Genre: contemporary
Edition: eARC

Hazel McCallister loves her life. Perfect grades. Perfect best friend. Perfect boyfriend. Until her perfect boyfriend cheats on her with her perfect best friend. Now Hazel's in free fall-until her best friend's brother, Felix, gives her the perfect idea. Reclaim her power by taking revenge on her cheating ex.
Felix James loves his life. Casual relationships. Loads of surfing. He's as drama-free as they come. But he can't stand by when his sister steals her best friend's boyfriend, and the dude insists it was Hazel's fault. So Felix vows to help turn Hazel into a girl her ex can't resists-so then she can break his heart.
With an alliance in place, Hazel's revenge is all but assured. But with each piece of payback, she feels a stronger attraction to Felix, even though revenge will turn her into a girl Felix could never be with. And soon Hazel has to make an impossible choice: revenge... or Felix, the boy who's stolen her heart. 

**Thank you to Entangled Teen for allowing me to read this in exchange for an honest review!**

Before I start off my review, I just want to tell you that you seriously need to check out Entangled's Crush line, because the books are literally so swoon-worthy. They're just such cute contemporary reads that are perfect if you're in a reading slump! I've read almost all of the ones that have been released so far, and I've LOVED every one.

Not Okay Cupid follows Hazel who recently found out that her boyfriend was cheating on her with none other than her best friend. Mind you, this happened very early on and I was just sitting there feeling so bad for Hazel wondering how her best friend and boyfriend could possibly do this to her.
She immediately gets very upset and doesn't know how to handle the situation, so her best friend's brother, Felix, comes to the rescue. He tells the school that the two of them are dating now, and soon enough, they get everyone to believe it. However, before long, it might not be all for show anymore.
I LOVED THIS BOOK. I don't know why, but there's just something about light-hearted contemporaries that make me incredibly happy. I adored Felix so much. He was just so hilarious and big-headed but he was also very sweet deep down and would do anything to make sure that Hazel was okay. It's very possible that he has cared about Hazel longer than he'd ever even admit to himself.
Hazel was also a great character. I felt so incredibly bad for her that her boyfriend was cheating on her best friend though! What kind of best friend did she have? The best friend just kept claiming that she couldn't help her feelings which just left Hazel to be completely alone.
One of my favorite things about this book was the dual POV. The reader gets to get inside both Hazel and Felix's mind, which was pretty awesome. It was great because you could read about them slowly falling for each other yet they never admitted it to one another till later on. I know that I'm definitely going to check out more by Kling in the future and until then I highly suggest you give this one a read!


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