Parents' Guide to

Again, but Better

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Love gets a second chance in romcom with touch of magic.

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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

Perfect for any high schooler

I think this is a perfect read for anyone just starting to find who they are or need help overcoming anxieties. I wish I had a book like this when I started high schooler or even college as it really delves into the main character's head. While there was a scene where the two main characters got more intimate, it promptly cut to the next morning and only hinted at what may have conspired the previous night. Overall, it had great role models and I would recommend.

Is It Any Good?

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With a semester abroad in London as the backdrop, this light romcom by one of YouTube's top booktubers gives two young Americans a magical second chance at love. Readers are likely to either be delighted by the Shane in Part 1 of Again, but Better or feel as if they've been locked in a room with a self-absorbed 20-year-old who leaves no thought unexpressed and is certain you'll be interested in even the most mundane detail of her day. One thing Riccio never adequately addresses is the abusive behavior of Shane's parents, who make it clear they'll support her (financially and emotionally) only if she becomes a doctor.

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