Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry #1) by Simone Elkeles
As Reviewed by my Guest Reviewer Lauren
Published January 1st 2008 by Walker Books for Young Readers
Paperback, 360 pages
Yes this book is a little formulaic and no it’s not going to enrich my life in any significant way but I have to say it was a truly enjoyable read. Think Romeo and Juliet/West Side Story meets Grease (minus the singing.) Who could resist?
When an author decides to name their book Perfect Chemistry they are putting a lot of pressure on themselves. And their characters had better live up to that claim. I am happy to say that they did. Alex and Brittany are a sizzling hot couple and in all honesty I think it is there chemistry that carries the book which would otherwise have an only fare to middling plot. I am sure that if I really analyzed it I could find a million flaws in the plot line, characters and writing of this book but why would I even try.
I took this book for what it is, a young adult romance novel and loved every minute I spent reading it.