Title: Save the Date
Author: Jenny B. Jones
First published January 12, 2011
312 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9781595545398 (ISBN10: 1595545395)
Get ready to witness the most awaited wedding of the year as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele tie the knot. But the question remains, is Christian really ready to be a husband?
His family has their doubts, especially his brother who is determined to throw him an unforgettable bachelor party. As they embark on the journey of marriage, Ana’s independent nature continues to challenge Christian’s desire for control.
Insecurities arise, and their relationship is put to the ultimate test. Will their love for each other be enough to overcome the obstacles thrown their way?
Christian must come to terms with his troubled past and learn to accept Ana’s unwavering love. Will they finally be able to break free from their fears and live happily ever after?
Discover the answers in E.L. James’ gripping novel, Freed.
About the Author
Jenny B. Jones is an accomplished author, having won the prestigious Carol Award four times for her contemporary romance novels.
She infuses her writing with humor, personality, and the warmth of Southern charm. Writing for both women and teens keeps her busy, so when she does have spare time, she likes to engage in activities that stimulate her mind.
This includes watching entertainment news on E!, catching the latest blockbuster at the theater, and indulging in copious amounts of popcorn. She also enjoys leaving her mark by writing her name in the dust on her furniture.
To learn more about Jenny and her work, visit her website at www.jennybjones.com.
Save the Date by Jenny B. Jones is a heartwarming and humorous young adult novel that readers won’t want to put down.
Jones is an accomplished author, known for her ability to blend humor and romance in her stories. Save the Date is no exception to her winning formula.
The story is set in Nashville, Tennessee, where protagonist Lucy Wiltshire is tasked with planning her sister Maggie’s wedding. Lucy must navigate the many obstacles that arise when organizing a wedding, including trying to win the approval of the overbearing groom’s mother and dealing with a dysfunctional family.
As Lucy juggles these tensions, she also finds herself falling for the groom’s brother, Alex. One of the strengths of the book is Jones’ skillful character development.
Lucy is a relatable protagonist, and readers will root for her as she navigates wedding planning and her budding relationship with Alex. The supporting characters, including the bride and groom, their families, and Lucy’s own family, are well-drawn and add depth to the story.
In terms of themes, Jones explores the importance of family and the challenges that come with trying to make everyone happy. The novel is also a celebration of love, in all its messy and unpredictable forms.
These themes are relevant to current events and the issues that many of us face in our own lives. The pacing of the book keeps the reader engaged without feeling rushed.
The plot structure is solid, and Jones has a talent for intertwining various subplots to create a compelling narrative. One minor flaw in the book is the predictability of some plot twists.
Readers may foresee certain developments before they happen, which can take away from the surprise factor. Overall, Save the Date is a must-read for fans of young adult romance, and those looking for a feel-good story that will keep them entertained from start to finish.
Jones’ writing style is engaging and witty, and the characters are lovable and charming. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a light and heartwarming read.
Based on my overall impression of the book, I would give it a rating of 4 out of 5 stars. The rating criteria is based on the quality of the writing, character development, pacing, and themes.
While the book is not without its flaws, it is an enjoyable read that I would recommend to anyone looking for a fun and uplifting story.