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Book Review: Crash (Crash #1) by Nicole Williams

Updated on May 27, 2018

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Author: Nicole Williams

Publisher: HarperCollins

Date Published: December 18th, 2012

Pages: 384

Main Characters: Lucy Larson, Jude Ryder

If you are looking for a book with the bad-boy-likes-good-girl trope and then they fall in love, then this book is for you! I know it sounds cliche, but this book actually does that trope extremely well, especially since II had high expectations for this book after reading Easy by Tammara Webber.

This book is classified as a "New Adult" novel. They're both similar in those aspects. I never knew there was a genre dedicated after Young Adult- but here it is! After reading Easy, I became in love with reading New Adult. Check it out!

But this book is about Jude, a bad boy whose parents basically abandoned him. His mom ran away and his dad went to jail for committing a horrible crime. And then there's Lucy, a semi-good girl who moved due to her parents' financial problems. She meets Jude at the beach near her house and suddenly takes an interest him. She is trying to live life to fullest, so she wants him to notice her. Carpe Diem, right? The difference between them is that Jude doesn't do relationships- in fact, he has never HAD a relationship. And Lucy wants a relationship, but he doesn't. He's "cancer" and he warns her to steer clear of him. He warns her because he's the guy who has been to jail many times, it's like if it was his second home. She didn't expect to meet a bad boy who was going to change her life forever - for the better and the worst.

This book is an easy read. I took about 2 days to finish it, so it's a fast read. I like this book, but not as much as "Easy" by T.W. One thing I didn't really like was that this book has the dancing girl on the cover, but Lucy doesn't dance that much in the book. It's sort of misleading. It only has about 3 paragraphs of her talking about dance and her dream dance school. I'm assuming that her love for dance will be more exposed in the second book. And yes, this book is a trilogy, I think. I know there is 3 books out of the Crash Trilogy.

I really liked their chemistry because they just work. They don't care about their pasts, and they sacrificed so much for each other. These two characters are both really likeable and you just want to root for them to be together.

Oh, and the couple (Lucy & Jude) is based on of the Beatles' songs. I thought that was interesting because of how they were "meant to be." And they reminded me a lot of Caroline & Tyler from The Vampire Diaries. It seems like they would be the perfect pairing if this were ever turned into a movie.

It's a cute book. And I would recommend everyone to read it!

There not very many "New Adult" novels that sparked my interest. This book was the exception because the relationships the characters had in the beginning was totally different compared to the one they had in the end. The characters are polar-opposites, and that is why I enjoyed this novel.

Enjoy!

Rating:

3 stars for Crash (Crash #1) by Nicole Williams

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