Kasie West was made for reading during the summer and her latest release: Borrow My Heart is exactly what your TBR needs.
If you’re not familiar with Kasie West, what rock have you been living under? She writes young-adult books, mostly romances. Some of her backlist titles include Sunkissed, P.S. I Like You, The Fill-In Boyfriend, and Maybe This Time.
That’s just a sample of her books, though. She’s written a lot and she’s always working on her next project. Thankfully, we were lucky enough to be able to read Borrow My Heart which is her latest release, and what a treat it was. I’d like to thank Delacorte Press for sending me a finished copy.
Even if you’re not a YA reader, I feel like Borrow My Heart by Kasie West needs to find its way into your beach bag this summer.
Borrow My Heart by Kasie West is the ultimate YA summer romance.
Borrow My Heart follows Wren who after finding out a guy is being catfished and filmed by his friend decides to step in and pretend to be “Gemma.” She doesn’t anticipate Asher being so cute and fun or for him to keep popping up in her life. As with most romances though, these two can’t stop running into each other.
The two connect the most while Wren is working at a dog shelter and Asher comes in to visit before becoming a volunteer. They end up working together on a mission to get Bean, a particular dog adopted before the end of summer. If that sounds cute, that’s because it is and Bean’s presence always seemed to bring out the best and most silly of these two.
While the romance takes up a majority of the story, we also see a storyline with Wren, her sister Zoey and their mother who left them and their father. It’s honestly so upsetting to see the things Wren and Zoey deal with and the different ways they react. It’s hard to read about but sadly realistic for those in similar situations.
I especially enjoyed Kasie West’s commentary on social media and wanting to “go viral” as we see how those things can really impact someone’s life. While I do think it was a bit dramatic as the third-act conflict, it made sense in the context of the story. All in all, this was a super cute and fun read that I couldn’t put down on a warm spring day.
If you’ve never read Kasie West before, I feel like Borrow My Heart is a good starting point and I mean it’s a book with cute dogs inside and on the cover. How could you say no to that? It’s also relatively short and easy to get into, making it perfect as a beach read. Whether you’re just starting out with Kasie West or are a long-time reader of hers, Borrow My Heart is a sweet treat you won’t want to put down.
Borrow My Heart by Kasie West is out now wherever books are sold.
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