21 Years of Jane by Yolanda Olson


September 11, 2016


reviewed for


Jeri’s Book Attic




Title :              21 Years of Jane

Author :           Yolanda Olson

Series :            n/a

Release date :   July 24th 2014

Rating :           2 Stars



Blurb : Paris, OH is a quiet town. Jane East thinks it’s the perfect place, since she’s been a loner most of her life. But when a new family moves near by and her parents insist she becomes friends with the new guy in town, things get turned upside down in ways she never thought possible.


Review : I read this book for free on my Kindle. But I am afraid to say that I guess it was a wrong choice for me. There have been several more than warm reviews about it. But I have a hard time with a book that wants to be as deep as “the fault in our stars” (as other reviewers compare it) but presents itself to its readers with an insta love that seems designed on som unexplained level by the parents. That on the other hand maybe do not want the leads to be together. 


Anyway except the instalove – (which is a totally impossible  – harsh I know – sorry – choice of entering a story of that supposed plot) there is also the fact that the two leads are supposed to be ya / na at an age over 20 years – yet I would feel more comfortable placing their interactions and dialogues with 16 year olds.


So I am sorry – even if I am the odd one out there and the book was for free – it was not for me …


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