Review: Just One Night by Gayle Forman

Just One Night (Just One Day #2.5)
Author: Gayle Forman
Publisher: Viking Children's
Publication Date: May 29, 2014
Pages: 55
Format: Kindle Book

After spending one life-changing day in Paris with laid-back Dutch actor Willem De Ruiter, sheltered American good girl Allyson “Lulu” Healey discovered her new lover had disappeared without a trace. Just One Day followed Allyson’s quest to reunite with Willem; Just One Year chronicled the pair’s year apart from Willem’s perspective. Now, back together at last, this delectable e-novella reveals the couple’s final chapter.










Review: I really enjoyed reading about Allyson & Willem's reunion! It was so sweet seeing them reconnect. Especially as they got to talking about what happened to each other over the previous year. Neither really realized the other was like seriously hardcore searching for the other. Willem knew about the letter Allyson sent eventually, but that was about it. They never really realized the other was genuinely searching. Its even more sad that they found out they had been at the same New Year's party in Mexico but never found each other there. It's like you really wish they had so we could have got more to their story besides a short novella. 

I loved how it seemed like they had never been apart in the first place. You can see the genuine love these two share for each other once they are back together. I love how they filled in the missing pieces of each others stories. I love how they had to get all their friends together with them once they reunited since so many people had played a part in helping them find their way back to each other. The only thing I really wish was that this was longer. At the end Allyson agrees to stay in Amsterdam with Willem longer than she was planning since she still had time before she had to fly back to the US for her next semester of college starting. Why couldn't we get more of what happens during those weeks!?!?!?! Gahhh!!!

There is one thing though, and its one thing I agree with so many others about with this book. Willem's sudden foot fetish. Honestly, it was a bit weird. Like this fetish was never even remotely mentioned in the other books. I just found it so distracting reading this. Like everything sounded normal then suddenly there's an inserted foot fetish sentence. I'm sorry, the foot thing is weird!!! But other than that, I found the rest of the book fine. 


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