Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris—until she meets Étienne St. Claire: perfect, Parisian (and English and American, which makes for a swoon-worthy accent), and utterly irresistible. The only problem is that he's taken, and Anna might be, too, if anything comes of her almost-relationship back home.
As winter melts into spring, will a year of romantic near-misses end with the French kiss Anna—and readers—have long awaited?
Anna and the French Kiss is, without a doubt, one of my favorite books ever! Stephanie Perkins is a fabulous author and she created a romantic, fun, and addicting debut. Considering I visited
Anna Oliphant was an awesome main character. She was so realistic and believable, and best of all, she wasn’t perfect. Anna was an ordinary teenager and reading about her experiences was so much fun. She never failed to add humor to the story and I really wanted to know her in real life. Anna is one of those characters you can’t help but like and want the best for and I was constantly rooting for her throughout the novel. Her family wasn’t perfect either but I enjoyed reading about them. Her father especially. I always find it interesting when a character in a book is an author and Mr. Oliphant was no expectation. He reminded me of Nicholas Sparks in a way, or at least his books and movies did. Sean was a sweet younger brother and he really did love Anna. She had a lot of ups and downs with her friends in
The characters that played the largest role in Anna and the French Kiss were Anna’s friends at the
The setting and plot was also great. The idea of attending boarding school in
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
December 2, 2010/Dutton/372 Pages/Young Adult