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Getting Schooled by Christina C. Jones

4 reviews

weelasswithabook's review

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emotional funny lighthearted medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? No

5.0

CW: reference to parental death, cheating (not the MCs), PTSD, anxiety, depression 

⭐ Enemies to lovers
⭐ Black romance 
⭐ Cinnamon roll hero 

🌈 Black MMCs
🌈 Disability rep (amputee)
🌈 Mental health rep (PTSD)

Uggggggh I loved this so much 😭 Yet another enemies to lovers, that's fairly light on the enemies, huge on the lovers, with witty and snarky banter which just soothed the soul. 

Reese and Jay just made the perfect pairing. Just enough opposites in personality to balance one another out, but still manage to be perfect for one another. 

A huge part of my love for this came from the disability representation. Jason is an army vet who lost his leg and has a prosthetic. At no point in the book does the heroine view this in a pitying light, it's openly discussed and embraced as part of the character. With Reese, she has PTSD from the loss of her father, but it's not a defining characteristic, where trauma is used as a whole backstory and damages her relationship.

Neither character relies on self sabotaging behaviours and is honest and open about who they are as people and just worked so well together. 

I swear, I could've read about these two for another 200 pages. 


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whitedaylilies's review

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emotional funny lighthearted fast-paced
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes

4.5

This was a cute romance! The chemistry was amazing between Reese and Jason! I wish there had been more sexy scenes though ;). The ending was quite intense, which felt like it came out of nowhere, but I really appreciated the resolution and the maturity of both characters to communicate with each other. It was just adorable and I can’t wait to continue the series!

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ashleycmms's review

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emotional funny hopeful lighthearted reflective fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? N/A
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

5.0


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aqtbenz's review against another edition

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emotional fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.5


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