Emma Hearts LA by Keris Stainton

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Emma Hearts LA by Keris Stainton

Category: Teens
Rating: 4.5/5
Reviewer: Robert James
Reviewed by Robert James
Summary: Sweet romance which is even better than the previous book by Keris Stainton, Jessie Hearts NYC. Very easy to read and with a love triangle with three really good characters - definitely recommended!
Buy? Yes Borrow? Yes
Pages: 256 Date: June 2012
Publisher: Orchard
External links: Author's website
ISBN: 9781408319529

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Emma's not thrilled to be moving across the Atlantic to LA - unlike her mother and her younger sister Bex. Her mum has a new job and Bex is set to meet with a Hollywood agent. All Emma has to look forward to is a reunion with Oscar, the dorky boy she knew when growing up. When she meets Oscar, though, he's unexpectedly cute... and then TV star Alex Hall appears on the scene as well. With two boys interested, great weather, and locations from movies and TV shows at every turn, maybe LA is actually a pretty good place to live...

I enjoyed Keris Stainton's Jessie Hearts NYC and Emma was my favourite character in it, so I jumped at the chance to read this new book! I certainly wasn't disappointed - Emma is still fabulous, and it's great seeing her come to terms with her parents' divorce and gradually adjust to life in America. The relationship she has with her sister is sweet, and as for the boys... wow! It's brilliant to actually get a love triangle where both guys are likeable - if it's a choice between a nerdy boy and a teen heartthrob who comes with paparazzi included, I'm always going to go for the geek, but as wonderful as Oscar was, Alex was also really sweet and I wasn't sure who Emma was going to end up with.

As she did so well in Jessie Hearts NYC, the author captures the city brilliantly and it almost feels like a character in its own right! If you've read either that book or the brilliant Della Says: OMG!, you'll know that she has a really easy to read writing style which is fresh and funny. It's a quick and completely engaging read which I raced through.

Now, I'm not sure what Keris Stainton's future plans are, but I'm really hoping for a book about Bex...

High recommendation to teens looking for a light read to get lost in.

For another gorgeous romance with wonderful locations, don't miss Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson.

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