The first thing I thought about this book was that it was very realistic, with real-to-life relationships, scenarios and lifestyles, but with a romantic, fluffy, fictional frosting. How often do you spontaneously stumble across the Love Of Your Life, who kisses you once and flees until fate brings you together again? Hardly ever, but it doesn't matter, because this story grabs you and leaves you hooked and waiting for Romily's Happy Ever After. I could barely restrain myself from peeking at the ending!
I found myself diving deeply into this book as if I was Romily Parker myself! She's an optimistic, romantic opportunist who never gives up hope - which is very likeable in a main character - but also comes across slightly arrogant too. She's fussed over by her friends, complimented all the time, pampered and precious. I felt like shaking her, too, at one part where she's so calm and collected and she doesn't fight back when people back-stab her!
I loved the members of The Pinstripes, I half wished they were my best friends too!
The author writes very descriptively; analysing every detail of every wedding venue and capturing every moment, even the ones that last a nanosecond. I liked it! It allowed me to stand in Romily's silver shoes and see things accurately through her perspective. The author made each character so life-like, which is why I'm rating this book 4 out of 5 stars!
A great read if you're a hopeless romantic. Perfect for Christmas time too! Towards the end, I guarantee you'll be unable to put the book down.