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Blurb (from Goodreads):
From Jay Asher, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Thirteen Reasons Why, comes a romance that will break your heart, but soon have you believing again. . . .
Sierra's family runs a Christmas tree farm in Oregon—it's a bucolic setting for a girl to grow up in, except that every year, they pack up and move to California to set up their Christmas tree lot for the season. So Sierra lives two lives: her life in Oregon and her life at Christmas. And leaving one always means missing the other.
Until this particular Christmas, when Sierra meets Caleb, and one life eclipses the other.
By reputation, Caleb is not your perfect guy: years ago, he made an enormous mistake and has been paying for it ever since. But Sierra sees beyond Caleb's past and becomes determined to help him find forgiveness and, maybe, redemption. As disapproval, misconceptions, and suspicions swirl around them, Caleb and Sierra discover the one thing that transcends all else: true love.
What Light is a love story that's moving and life-affirming and completely unforgettable.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
“Maybe it doesn’t make sense,” I say. “And I’m fully aware that I’m not usually like this, but… I like him.”
This was a YA contemporary romance set at Christmas.
Sierra was an okay character and it was good of her to help her parents out selling trees at Christmas. I did feel a bit sorry for her the way her life was split between two places though.
The storyline in this was about Sierra going down to California with her parents to sell Christmas trees, and meeting Caleb. There were some bad rumours about Caleb, but Sierra got the truth out of him about them and hoped that they could make a relationship work. This was an okay story, but it wasn’t exactly gripping, and my attention wavered quite a bit throughout.
The ending to this was okay, although it still left us with the idea of a long-distance relationship.
6 out of 10