Standalone Romantic Comedy
Reviewed by Gitte & Jenny
4.5 feelgood stars!
“I’m Paige calamity Taylor. You’ve seen me in action. I’m the girl who gets sprayed with cow poo, falls in rivers and get coated in mud, and snorts water all over her date.”
Oh we do love our romantic comedies but sadly they’re few and far between so when this one landed on our kindles we jumped straight in. It was just what we needed and let us tell you that this is Brit Rom Com at its finest as we laughed and swooned in equal measure. It’s a calamity of dating disasters for our heroine when really true love has already reared its romantic head.
“So, this is it? We’re over before we even started?”
“I don’t think we’ll ever be over, Paige Taylor.”
Timing is everything and in Until We Collide it’s agonisingly apparent that Paige and Alec need and should to be together but circumstances, other people and life in general always seem to get in the way. Don’t get us wrong whilst we were rooting for these two to get together we had so much fun on the journey experiencing the dating disasters of Paige in the meantime.
“We need to get you back on the horse.”
“I was never actually on the horse, Poppie. I never rode him. We never even made it out of the stable.”
Oh and her Bessie mate Poppie stole our hearts – these two best friends had a brilliant and beautiful friendship and had us in stitches at their banter and escapades. For some the number 13 is an unlucky number but in this book 13 is nothing but magic. You’ll find out why when you pick it up.
‘We were never going to collide. It was a stupid dream by two young kids who didn’t know that life didn’t always work out the way they wanted it to.’
Paige quickly became one of our favourite heroines – she literally stole our hearts. Sure we wanted to grab her and say just go for it, go get Alec, can’t you see he loves you!!! But…..she was so endearingly oblivious in her romance quest and teamed with her innocence, her severe case of bad luck as well as her huge heart; we fell for her charm!
“Are you frigid? Vagijawsitis?”
“What the hell is vagijawsitis?”
“When your piranha vagina is so tight, it bites off his head. It puts a lot of women and men off, so I hear.”
“That’s not a real word, surely?”
“It’s vagi-something. I have no idea, I’m all about cock, darling. So what’s the problem?”
There are copious laugh out loud moments in this book, too many to count. It was a breath of fresh air and felt like a cheeky indulgence. We loved every single minute which took us around the world and back again, falling in love with Paige and Alec as well as the rest of the characters. Sure we would have loved more ‘afters’ as it was a long time coming and then a mere snapshot, but the epilogue had us in fits of laughter. What a hilarious way to end it. Definitely recommend Until We Collide and here’s to hoping we get more from this Author and the characters we met.