I Believe in a Thing Called Love

Book review by Nayanika Kapoor, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Girl uses Korean TV dramas as guide in charming romance.

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age 18+

Based on 1 review

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age 12+

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Book Details

  • Author: Maurene Goo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Topics: Friendship, High School
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • Publication date: May 30, 2017
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 14 - 18
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Available on: Paperback, Nook, Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: April 23, 2020

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