Me & Mr. J by Rachel McIntyre

Oh my GOD, you guys. Oh my god. This book.

I think I spent the complete day in the past.

Okay, not really, but let me tell you, this book does such an amazing job at portraying the 16-year-old female voice, it made me feel like I was back in high school again.

I gotta say, I picked this book up on a whim. I’m a sucker for forbidden romances. The Thorn Birds is my Bible and I ship Snape/Hermione. I have a weakness for May/September romance films featuring Audrey Hepburn and I’m not ashamed to admit it.

First, let me give you the idea of what I dove into yesterday:

memrjSynopsis from Amazon:

Lara’s life is far from perfect, but being an upbeat kind of person she saves her venting for her diary. It’s the only place she can let out her true feelings about the family dramas and hideous bullying she has to face every day.

And then a shining light comes out of the darkness – the new young and MALE teacher, Mr Jagger. The one person who takes Lara seriously and notices her potential. The one person who is kind to her. The one person who she falls madly and hopelessly in love with. The one person who cannot love her back … can he? Continue reading