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Parents' Guide to

The Promise of Amazing

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Quiet girl tangles with bad boy in light teen romance.

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Some characters -- such as Wren's movie-obsessed friend -- are overly scripted, and the plot seems to go on too long before reaching a too-perfect ending. The protagonists narrate alternate chapters, so readers get to follow Wren and Grayson's inner thoughts and feelings as their attraction turns to love. They'll also know that Grayson has a bigger secret sure to cause some trouble down the road.

Still, although this isn't a deep book, teen-romance fans may find The Promise of Amazing a pleasant distraction with plenty of drama to keep readers wondering how things will work out between these two. Swoon-worthy moments include Grayson's realization: "I'd never felt like this was like everything else in the room had faded to black. Except her. And me. And that was too important not to fight for."

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