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Review: Perfect Timing


Title: Perfect Timing

Author: Owen Nichols

Release Date: September 7th, 2021

Rating: 3/5 Stars

Find it here: Goodreads


Synopsis from Goodreads: Up-and-coming musician Tom thinks he met the love of his life one night a year ago, but thanks to a made-up girlfriend, he’s pretty sure he’s never going to see her again. If it weren’t for the painkillers the doctor had given him for his dislocated shoulder, he could’ve explained what really happened. But now the moment for explanations has gone, so he just keeps writing songs about her in the wild hope that she’ll hear one on the radio and understand.


Jess thinks she met a cheating liar one night a year ago, but much to her chagrin, she can’t seem to stop thinking about him. When she finally decides to take it upon herself to tell Tom’s girlfriend what happened that night, she finds out that the truth isn’t quite what she thought it was. But by then it’s too late—she’s headed to the other side of the world to launch her comedy career.


As the years go by, Tom and Jess are never far from each other’s thoughts. But every time it seems that there might be a way for them to move forward, something else conspires to keep them apart. In life and in love, timing is everything—but will Tom and Jess ever manage to get it right?


My Review: Should have been a great read but ultimately ended up being boring. Both of the main characters were very flawed and not in an endearing way. I didn't connect with either of them so they didn't keep my interest at all. I didn't love the premise of two people who break up and get back together a lot. I also thought this would be a lot funnier and it just wasn't. Overall is was a letdown for me.


*I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book which I received from the publisher. All opinions are my own.*