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This Is What Happy Looks Like

This is What Happy Looks Like - Jennifer E. Smith I am such a huge fan of [b:The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight|10798416|The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight|Jennifer E. Smith|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1337187623s/10798416.jpg|15464655] that I manage to down it in 2 hours - before bed! That says a lot in my case. Unfortunately this was not the case with This Is What Happy Looks Like. Although I did enjoy it in a different scopeWhile I enjoy the more substantive plot on her first novel, this leaned more on the fun, sweet, and adorably cute. I can even see this as a typical chick-flick have this made into a movie. When the book started out with these two tossing emails at each other I was suddenly hooked, but the only matter I would liked to point out is that their meeting was done all to suddenly without even giving some rights to discovering and recognition. I saw this one reviewer saying that since they met early on in the novel, then that's it? There'll be no more pizzazz? But when you think about this thing, most people would have expected it to be a grand meet-up right through the middle of the novel. What Smith did here was rethinking the most cliched situation and instead putting a different thought in a new scenario together with a more serious complication and a significant involvement of problems, however commonplace that may be. This Is What Happy Looks Like is just another YA novel. It fits perfectly for a summer read with its lightness and fast-paced telling and likable characters. Both Ellie and Graham were going through the motions of finding-discovering-falling in their perplexing lives and doing what they wanted for themselves. Where she so much was in need of support and reassurance, he has everything that he needs. But what both of them have in common was a demand for a more guidance of someone who knew them best. In Graham's case, being big in the industry doesn't warrant him to be happy and content like probably most of the kids his age. He's still under the confusion of what in the world did he got himself in to. I think this novel was basically a realistic of sorts especially when both our characters were still placing themselves as who they are and what they have. They both have a challenge ahead of them, trying to catch-up one way or another, and it's up to them to figure it out. I guess this effervescent novel will be liked by everyone with what this brings to the table. Still the important factors were covered and other details were uncomplicated and somehow this be viewed as a good book. That said, this may not surpassed my love of the novel but it's still worth the read. Every time is a perfect time to read YA.Confession time: I have never seen 'You've Got Mail' or 'Sleepless in Seattle', yet, which surprisingly stared both my faves, Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks. Now I know this was closely linked to said movies, but I've read their synopsis, and I don't know if this is remotely close. I'm not saying they made horrible analogy only that I find this loosely than those films. So I have yet to see these.xx