I was too distracted by her awesome writing and characters. He runs into some trouble and some drug possession charges get filled against him. But when I get little glimpses of his hidden warmth and compassion, I feel that inner wall of mine start to crumble. Her father is really trying to help Carlos turn his life around, but he has to want it. He always sees past all the bad things and believes anyone can make a difference. You can read this review and lots of other exciting things on my blog here.

He is still in the mindset of a gangbanger and is a bit of a rebel. Carlos was also not as sympathetic a character as Alex because I felt like Alex only did bad things because he had no other choice while Carlos acted like a punk just because he wanted to. Carlos immediately falls into the popular group at the high school. I do not want him. Brittany didn’t astonish me. Finally a main female character in a romance I could identify with, be proud of, root for, and want as my new bff!

Oh Carlos, I love your ego. Because this one was so much better and I really enjoyed Rukes do love the cheese but it just makes you feel attracttion warm and tingly inside. A lot of laugh out moments and honest touching moments and then there are moments that made my inner-teen gush like a love sick girl that I most definitely am.

It shall be called: How they get the tiny writing to go all the way through Blackpool Rock. Simone Elkeles atteaction this amazing gift the way she breaths heart and soul into her writing. She really came out of her shell by the end of the book. Since when do teens in general wait? Simone was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, where she still lives today.

Although, at times, I felt like their aattraction was too rushed, I love how there were small events that strengthened it. It will for certain be on my favorites list and reading it a second or perhaps a third time is certainly not out of the question. Carlos was always afraid to get close to anyone since they always left him. When you read a library copy, then insist on owning your own copy, you know you’ve found a winner.


Oh wait, I was there anyway. What can I do? I could go on for hours about why someone should read this book.

Besides his immense sexual appeal, tattoos, confidence, bad boy attitude, which always attract meI thought he was hilarious. I don’t know what it is about kissing in the rain There are so many mpvie to the first book, yet it’s somehow different. Perfect Chemistry 4 books. Because Elkeles wrote this with such beauty and emotion. Alex and Brittany appearances? View all 32 comments. I’ve never encountered this in an audiobook before–when Carlos is narrating, a Mexican well, I didn’t look him up, maybe the voice actor just does an amazing accent man narrates and every character sounds like they would from Carlos’ point of view–so Brittney, the professor, Tuck, and Brandon all have quasi-Mexican accents.

View all comments. People who will never stop using random Spanish words incorrectly in conversation.

Rules of Attraction

In the meantime, it’s still fun to bait Kiara, and have her as a pretend girlfriend, though soon it’s lnline for him to remember that it’s all just pretend, and that he never wanted to be in a real relationship. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I think this is funnier and lighter than the first. Jan 21, Susane Colasanti rated it it was amazing.

onlone No sooner than Carlos decides not to take up Madison’s offers of her body, Carlos finds himself framed for possession of drugs at school. I do not want him.

Her dad is a professor and doesn’t take shit from anyone though, his thing in life is to help those who are in trouble and want to better themselves. Believe me—the famous Fuentes sex appeal definitely made this an entertaining ride.

He was just an all-round hilarious guy. Off to read book 3!!! You gave my first book in the series, Perfect Chemistryonly two stars?

God, he’s such a hottie stud muffin. Okay, I’m clearly still in fangirl mode, so. Also you said things like this: Both Carlos and Kiara are complex characters, Kiara might seem like the easier of the two to figure out, but she definitely has some hidden depths.


Rules of Attraction (A Perfect Chemistry Novel) Simone Elkeles: Bloomsbury USA Childrens

Well, Simone Elkeles, I just thought it was a bit Narrated by both Carlos and Kiara in alternating first-person POV chapters, the difference in their individual voices is apparent but not over-done – Carlos narrates and thinks and speaks quite differently than Rulrs, and Elkeles has captured it superbly, without hamming vernacular or accent.

Tuck was Kiara’s gay best friend who was loud, bold and downright hilarious. This book was just too sweet. I happily recommend this YA series for adults who enjoy reading YA and want a sexier, grittier read, and for older teens. What kind of self-respecting girl wears a rlues The epilogue was sweet but was a little corny. It had some major differences which was great. In this second installment of three in the “Perfect Chemistry” YA series, our favorite struggling couple, Alejandro “Alex” Fuentes and Brittany Ellis are back and are now 20 years old and still attending college in Colorado.

My respect for them would have increased more, but realistically speaking, it would make sense for them to have sex before marriage. We got to onlline more of Attractin and Brittany as they are bo Rules of Attraction was a good story that I enjoyed reading but I didn’t think Carlos and Kiara had the crazy chemistry that Alex and Brittany did.

With this story even though you gules much know the two characters would end up together, it was more exciting to read about because they just did not seem to be good together at all.

Alex was hot, too. That’s kind of gross since I’m 27?