Perfect Chemistry

Perfect Chemistry

Book - 2009
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When wealthy, seemingly perfect Brittany and Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, develop a relationship after Alex discovers that Brittany is not exactly who she seems to be, they must face the disapproval of their schoolmates and others.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2009.
ISBN: 9780802798220
Characteristics: 360 p. ; 23 cm.


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Sep 26, 2017

Brittany Ellis and Alex Fuentes lead completely different lives. Alex is the classic bad boy, he’s part of a gang, gets into fights and rides a motorcycle. While Brittany lives on the wealthy side of town with her perfect family, friends and boyfriend. To some, it seems as if Brittany has it all. Due to a twist of events, Alex finds himself being partnered up with Brittney during Chemistry class. To maintain his reputation, Alex agrees to a bet with his friends that he can get Brittney to fall head over heels for him in two months. As Alex spends more time with Brittney, he begins to learn that appearances can be deceiving. I didn’t really expect to enjoy this book so much. After all it seemed like a cliché YA romance novel, you know the bad boy meets the good girl, they fall in love and all that stuff. But in this book, I just loved the chemistry between Alex and Brittney, their relationship never felt forced.
- @Vaseline of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Jun 12, 2017

At first, I wasn't so sure. I read it and I was thinking about putting it down, but it seemed like it was gonna get good so I gave it a chance and now I absolutely love the book! I would recommend this book for anybody who loves a romance novel with suspense.

This doesn't break any new ground in terms of character development (the poor Latino guy who is in a gang but who looks out for his family! the rich white girl who has a miserable home life!), but that did not prevent me from tearing through this steamy tale of star-crossed lovers. I also liked the super-cheesy epilogue, but that is probably just because I am an old lady.

Jul 29, 2015

I LOVED this book. I was hooked the second I started reading. Something about the combination of gang life and romance was totally awesome to me. I even got to Skype with this author at my school.

Jul 20, 2015

If only theyd make a movie for this

PimaLib_WilliamB May 07, 2015

Romeo and Juliet for the modern age. This is a romantic book with strong appeal to males, making this perfect for guys and girls to read!

AmandaCRamos Feb 09, 2015

Love love love this book. Awesome book !!!!

NyaReads Jan 05, 2015

This was a cliche star crossed lovers novel. Despite that, It's was still a novel that entertained me enough to finish the end. However, I don't think I'll be reading book 2 and 3.

Dec 26, 2014

this is the best book I ever read, I can't wait to read the other two!!

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Nov 29, 2012

“Whether it's right or wrong, fight for what you believe in.”

Nov 29, 2012

“Makin' mistakes ain't a crime, you know. What's the use of having a reputation if you can't ruin it every now and then?”

Nov 29, 2012

“Miss Ellis?" Mrs. Perterson says. "It's your turn. Introduce Alex to the class"
"This is Alejandro Fuentes. When he wasn't hanging out on street corners and harrassing innocent people this summer, he toured the inside of jails around the city, if you know what i mean. His secret desire is to go to college and become a chemistry teacher, like you Mrs. Peterson."
Brittney flashed me a triumpnet smile, thinking she won this round. Guess again, gringa. "This is Brittney Ellis," I say, all eyes focused on me. "This summer she went to the mall, bought new clothes to extend her wardrobe, and spent her daddy's money on plastic surgery to enhance her, ahem, assets. Her secret desire is to date a Mexicano before she graduates."
Game on...”

Nov 29, 2012

“[Life]It is what you make it. If you think you can't change the world, then go on and follow the path already carved out for you. But there are other roads to choose, they're just harder to trudge through. Changing the world is'nt easy, but I sure as hell am going to keep trying. Are you?”

Nov 29, 2012

“I'm losing control."-Brittany
Mamacita, I've already lost it."-Alex”

Nov 29, 2012

“I want to know how to make this girl laugh. I want to know what makes her cry. I want to know what it feels like to have her look at me as if I’m her knight in shinning armor.”

Nov 29, 2012

“I want to try making things right because picking up the pieces is way better than leaving them the way they are.”


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