Parents' Guide to

Somewhere Only We Know

By Amanda Nojadera, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

K-pop star steps out in romantic "Roman Holiday" retelling.

Book Maurene Goo Romance 2019
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Teens will fall in love with the swoon-worthy romance and vivid Hong Kong setting in Maurene Goo's charming, Korean-pop-filled retelling of a classic film. Like Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday, Lucky and Jack have undeniable chemistry, and Goo flawlessly mixes their flirtatious banter with deep conversations about their lives. Lucky is confident, funny, and passionate about singing, but unhappy with her career. Jack is smart, sweet, and caring, but unsure if he should risk disappointing his parents to pursue his passion for photography. But as they get to know each other and unravel the lies they've been telling, readers will see how Somewhere Only We Know highlights the importance of being honest about what makes you happy and finding the courage to make your dreams a reality.

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