Perfect Chemistry

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Perfect Chemistry is the first book in a young adult romance series by Simone Elkeles. It tells the story of it-girl Brittany Ellis and gang member Alex Fuentes as they try to reconcile their differences for a chemistry project.

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  • Han Han
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Alex, a member of a Latino gang, makes a bet with his buddies that he can get Brittany, a rich girl, to join their gang in the position of head accountant and financial adviser. Alex soon learns that, beneath her tough-girl exterior, Brit is actually a alien warlord from the planet Venus. As she slaughters his entire gang and the rest of the modern world, Alex realizes that women really are from Venus."
  • Victoria Ávila
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "Best romance novels with punk, emo and skater characters was what i needed. I found perfect chemistry, a great book of Brittany Ellis and a gang member Alex Fuentes who try to work past their differences."
  • Joe Sims
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "So I didn’t think I was going to like this. But my friend kept on pushing to read it because she couldn’t stop talking about it and I was always asking her to stop talking about it. So I broke down and started to read it because I like this friend. We’ve been friends forever. And I found out I loved this book. I can’t stop talking about it. It’s just not the hot parts either. The story is interesting too."
  • Zoe Sheng
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "The female lead character is a senior in high school, and this book definitely caters to that demographic. Written from both points of views, the characters are pretty stereotypical and all play an exaggerated and somewhat unrealistic role. However, there is sarcasm and wit, flirting, and tasteful romance for a reader that doesn't care too much about inherent depth or plot."
  • Rebecca Edwards
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "Perfect Chemistry is love story with a twist. I loved the characters in the book. Brittany is the typical good girl and Alex is the typical bad boy. It's a great story of of love and looking past stereotypes."
  • Vincent Cox
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "This book has the young adult/high school or college feel to it. The story is good and is a solid read. This will be more catered to females in my opinion but still overall a generally good story."
  • Craig Lewis
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "this book might be a tad dramatic but is still a very fun book to read."
  • Sandra Ward
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "Let me start of saying i've never been a romance reader but this just sealed my fate. It's so incredibly cheesy. I pretty much just cringed the whole time reading this. I wouldn't recommend this unless you like the reading structure of a 3rd grader. No thank you!"
  • Echo Wan
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "This book is romantic with intersting stories"
  • Henry Larson
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I loved this book because of this character Alex Fuentes who pretends to be a bad boy yet he has a big heart and this mad it interesting for me to find out more about the character. The book is clearly written and easy to read for me and I must admit I liked it."
  • Janet Jacobs
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "A New York bestseller for a reason! I love this romance series. It captivates you and makes you want to keep reading."
  • Kathy Palmer
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "Brittany Ellis is the most popular, perfect girl at Fairfield High school. She has to project the image that she and her family is perfect but she and her entire family has plenty of imperfections. Her mother is mean, her father is never mentally present whenever he is home, and her sister has a mental slowness. So Brittany has to pretend to be the most perfect girl in town. Alex Fuentes is the most thoughtful and loving gang member you will ever meet. He pretends to be tough and mean but deep down he has a huge heart. He's in Latino Blood to keep his family safe, and younger brothers away from gangs. He never did anything for himself. Throw them together in chemistry and force them to become partners, this happens"
  • Eric Mitchell
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "Oh man, Oh man. Honestly, at first I didn't know what I would get out of this book. While I love me some romance books, I also love a well laid out background on characters and a story line that flows - not bounces. Well I got all of that and more with this book. The characters were actually believable. I loved the journey they went on. Watching Brittany let Alex into her life in a way she's let no one else in before, really helped you see just what was hiding behind the "Perfect Brittany". "
  • Daniel Anderson
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "This book was certainly less cliche than most YA novels without alienating its core readership. The characters were well written and the story compelling enough to keep you reading. It was very mature in the way it dealt with one of the main characters being a gang member with questionable morals as it didn't judge just told a story."
  • Edward Ray
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "good"
  • Joseph May
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "If you're into Sarah Dessen's work like I am, you are going to love Solution: Perfect Chemistry. It's extremely similar in style and the story is just amazing."
  • Susan Wright
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "I thought the idea for this type of romance novel was a nice twist from the usual romance novel. Having the two characters from different settings ending up working with each other on a chemistry project was a fun change from what is typical for the genre. I would recommend giving this book a read, especially if you like the romance genre, a solid story and setting. "
  • William Barnett
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created "perfect" life is about to unravel before her eyes. She's forced to be lab partners with Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, and he is about to threaten everything she's worked so hard for-her flawless reputation, her relationship with her boyfriend, and the secret that her home life is anything but perfect. Alex is a bad boy and he knows it. So when he makes a bet with his friends to lure Brittany into his life, he thinks nothing of it. But soon Alex realizes Brittany is a real person with real problems, and suddenly the bet he made in arrogance turns into something much more. In a passionate story about looking beneath the surface, Simone Elkeles breaks through the stereotypes and barriers that threaten to keep Brittany and Alex apart. i bare the same name Ellis, i love this very much because it helps to choose a right partner"
  • Vincent Berry
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "I'll rate this 3.5 because I may not be the target demographic of this author. I think it would probably satisfy young adults more. A little too much flash in this author's style and not enough grittiness."
  • Randy Webb
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "I bought the book "Perfect Chemistry" for my friend's birthday, and he really loved it. He's a chemist, and he loves gangsters and love stories: this book was made for him!"
    Louis Johnson
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "Really good series. This is the first and lays out the groundwork very well. On its own its very good and leaves you wanting more for the next."
  • Carolyn Watson
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "This seems like a great novel to read!"
  • Ruth Alvarado
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I went into this book believing it was like any other romance book that has come recently. I liked the bad boy aspect and the betting to win the hard working popular girl over. It was a bit typical, but I was entertained throughout."
  • Daniel Ortega
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "This book is one of the best I have read in a while.Simone really makes me care for the character Brittany."
  • Mark Taylor
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "There are a lot of young adult romance novels out there, and so I'm hesitant to declare this title one of the best. But I really enjoyed reading the story of an unlikely duo from different sides of the tracks. I think I'll give this book to my daughter when she's old enough to appreciate it. "
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