Monday 28 June 2010

Review: Perfect Chemistry

Title: Perfect Chemistry
Author: Simone Elkeles
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Reading level: Young Adult
Pages: 368
Rating: 5/5
Companion Novel: Rules of Attraction

Publisher's Summary:
Get ready for a whole new take on star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story, bad boy meets good girl...

At Fairfield High, everyone knows that south-siders and north-siders aren’t exactly compatible elements. So when cheerleader Brittany Ellis and gang member Alex Fuentes are forced to be lab partners, the results are bound to be explosive.

Neither teen is prepared for the most surprising chemical reaction of all – love. Can they break through the stereotypes and misconceptions that threaten to keep them apart?

WOW! This books is HOT! I needed something to get my blood pumping and this did the trick! I loved the writing style! It is written in 2 points of view, a chapter from Brittany and one from Alex. It flowed effortlessly!

This story is about love. It is about romance, it is about finding your soul mate. In the midst of turmoil, and danger!! I really loved these characters, and wanted them to be together. Knowing if they could they would make each other better people. There is loads of kissing! Hot kissing. Descriptive kissing. I actually felt like my insides were on fire as I was reading it. Melting me from head to toe. Seriously. I thought I was kissing Alex Fuentes! and he's hot....

Totally a West Side Story kind of book, loved it! Amazing! I spent the 2 days after I'd finished it just re-reading my favorite parts over and over again. Seriously so good. This books will take your breath away!!

Note to parents: There is bad language, teen drinking, and teen sex in this book.

"I want to know how to make this girl laugh. I want to know what makes her cry. I want to know what it feels like to have her look at me as if I’m her knight in shinning armor" ~Alex


  1. I have a copy of this on my shelf, but I haven't gotten around to reading it yet. Your review made me so excited about it though! I'm glad you enjoyed it! :)

  2. Yay, I am so glad you enjoyed it. If there was such a thing as book crushes, Perfect Chemistry would be mine :)

  3. This is totally my book crush! I still haven't written my review for it because I just don't know where to begin! But I totally agree, half the time I felt like *I* was kissing Alex!

    .... I think I'll go re-read it again ;)

  4. I can't believe I haven't read this! It sounds like so much fun. Great review!

  5. LOVED this book!Glad you enjoyed it.Great review

  6. This is such a fun book and the follow-up, Rules of Attraction, is also really good!

  7. This book really IS hot. Can't wait to read Rules of Attraction!

    I read another of her books Leaving Paradise recently and it was also very good.


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