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Wesley James Ruined My Life Jennifer Honeybourn

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Don't get mad. Get even. And certainly don't fall in love with the boy you're trying to ruin.

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Sixteen-year-old Quinn Hardwick’s having a rough summer. Her beloved grandmother has been put into a nursing home, her dad’s gambling addiction has flared back up and now her worst enemy is back in town: Wesley James, former childhood friend and life ruiner.

So when Wesley is hired to work with her at Tudor Tymes, a medieval England themed restaurant, the last thing Quinn’s going to do is forgive and forget. She’s determined to remove him from her life and even the score once and for all—by getting him fired.

But getting rid of Wesley isn’t as easy as she’d hoped. When Quinn finds herself falling for him, she has to decide what she wants more: to get even, or to get the boy.

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"Quinn. Excellent. I've been looking for you," Joe says, clapping a hand on my shoulder. "I'd like you to meet the newest addition to the Tudor Tymes team."

New Guy is beside him. He's a few inches taller than me, with wide shoulders that strain against his billowy pirate shirt. The eye not covered by the patch is a stormy grey. When he pushes the pirate hat back on his head and out of his face, I catch a glimpse of shaggy blonde hair.

Definitely cute.

I smile at him, ready to welcome him to our strange little world, when he lifts the eye patch and I fully see his face.

"No need for introductions," New Guy says, with a smirk. "Q and I go way back."

The smile freezes on my face. Because even though it's been five years and even though he's now taller than me and I've never seen him dressed as a pirate before, I recognize that smirk. Of course I do.

Wesley Boyle.

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"Honeybourn’s debut is everything readers expect and want from a lighthearted summer teen romance. . . . Pitch-perfect." —School Library Journal

“The writing is excellent, pacing spot-on, and main character’s voice is sweet and funny.” —Lisa Buscemi Reiss

“I LOVED IT!” —Blue Crayon Lady

“A cute and amusing read.” —Chen Yan Chang

“Sweet, well written and utterly relatable.” —Inna Hardison

“I liked the main character, Quinn—she was interesting, loyal and passionate. I was rooting for her the whole time and had to know how her story turned out. She was why I kept reading!” —GoodGothGirlReads

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111 comments on "Wesley James Ruined My Life"

Tweetyandy on Aug. 3, 2016, 11:49 p.m. said:

Tweetyandy


I loved the characters. I loved the flawed pasts and the deep emotions. I loved how the story flowed. I love the ending is bittersweet. Great read!

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Tweetyandy on Aug. 3, 2016, 7:20 p.m. said:

Tweetyandy


I am loving this so far!!! I like that the there isn't immediate love. The fact there is tension and a past that,we don't quite know about yet make me interested for more!

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Lindsey on Aug. 1, 2016, 8:52 p.m. said:

Lindsey


Quinn's unswerving devotion to getting Wesley fired felt a little too teen novel, but I can't tell if that's true or I'm just not a teen. The wrap up was also rather quick.

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Lindsey on Aug. 1, 2016, 7:41 p.m. said:

Lindsey


I like that instead of a generic medieval times, her workplace is Tudor themed. However if the owners are sticklers for specifics, why are all the staff roles and trappings of the restaurant so generically medieval times hokey theme restaurant?

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Sun on Aug. 1, 2016, 6:52 p.m. said:

Sun


Amazing, and absolutely adorable!! 😘

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Rose on July 29, 2016, 9:37 p.m. said:

Rose


I loved this story! SOOOOO cute!!

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Abagail Snow on July 29, 2016, 11:24 a.m. said:

Abagail Snow


I thought this was really well written, and overall the story was well structured. I thought the pacing wasn't quite right though -- especially the end. I thought there was more conflict that could have been more deeply explored between Quinn and her dad, and also her struggles coming to terms with her Grandmother.

I also thought that Quinn's friendship with Emily and Caleb could have been further developed. I will say, I'm glad that Wesley didn't drag on his relationship while he was flirting/falling for Quinn, but I think there was a bit more angst that could have been explored.

Basically, I thought this was a great book, but I wanted more!

I would say similar to Huntley Fitzpatrick's and Morgan Matson's books.

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StreimTimeWife on July 28, 2016, 11:43 p.m. said:

StreimTimeWife


The realistic plot line drew me in from the start! I loved that the characters had real-life issues, but love was still a main part. I understand why it was chosen to be published! Great book!!

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Abagail Snow on July 28, 2016, 8:07 p.m. said:

Abagail Snow


Great start. I love the narrative voice, and the relationships between Quinn and the other characters have been introduced very naturally. The chemistry between her and Wesley is also great!

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Allie Buchanan on July 22, 2016, 10:25 p.m. said:

Allie Buchanan


So good, I loved the characters!

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