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The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson (33)

  • Kindle: 4945 KB
  • Print: 529 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (May 3, 2016)
  • ASIN: B015WNZ1KI


Andie must learn to embrace the beauty in chaos in this New York Times bestselling novel about friendship, finding yourself, and all the joys in life that happen while you’re busy making other plans.

Andie has a plan. And she always sticks to her plan.

Future? A top-tier medical school.
Dad? Avoid him as much as possible (which isn’t that hard considering he’s a Congressman and he’s never around).
Friends? Palmer, Bri, and Toby—pretty much the most awesome people on the planet, who needs anyone else?
Relationships? No one’s worth more than three weeks.

So it’s no surprise that Andie has her summer all planned out too.

Until a political scandal costs Andie her summer pre-med internship, and lands both she and Dad back in the same house together for the first time in years. Suddenly she’s doing things that aren’t Andie at all—working as a dog walker, doing an epic scavenger hunt with her dad, and maybe, just maybe, letting the super cute Clark get closer than she expected. Palmer, Bri, and Toby tell her to embrace all the chaos, but can she really let go of her control?




Morgan Matson formerly worked as a teen book editor. Morgan is a lover of roadtrips, having crossed the USA three times ... so far, and a huge music fan, both passions that fed into her first YA novel Amy & Roger's Epic Detour. When not writing, she drinks far too much coffee, watches old movies, and plans out her next journey. She lives in California.






Other Books I've Reviewed By The Author:
My review for Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
My review for Second Chance Summer
My review for Since You've Been Gone
My review for Save The Date


REVIEW:
Pulled in right from the start!
Andie is my kind of girl. She is smart, and knows what she wants. It's finding creative ways to get there that makes it interesting. She is a high profile persons' daughter and getting out of view of the limelight is often tough. Those moments make it great in the story right from the start. You really get a sense of her life.
I also appreciate the friendships she has. A girl with her life would really need a few really close friends she can trust.
The relationship with Clark is the sweetest though. As I read the ending, I really felt like this story could be turned into a movie because of the wonderful character dynamics.
I love Matson's writing. It is easy and makes you feel good. You can often connect with it somehow too. She is definitely one of my favorite young adult writers, that's for sure!


5/5



**Compensation may be earned from the links within. This copy was read free on Riveted by Simon Pulse. Opinions are owned by Freda's Voice.

Comments

  1. I still need to read this! I bought it the second it came out but for some reason I still haven't gotten to it yet. That being said, I should bump it up on my TBR because of your review! It sounds like a blast. Plus, can you ever really go wrong with Morgan Matson? (Nope!) Thanks for sharing!

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  2. great review. i love books with critters, especially dogs
    sherry @ fundinmental

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