Someone Else's Love Story by Joshilyn Jackson

Someone Else's Love Story

Shandi Pierce #1

Joshilyn Jackson

320 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction contemporary romance mysterious fast-paced


At twenty-one, Shandi Pierce is juggling finishing college, raising her delightful three-year-old genius son Natty, and keeping the peace between her eternally warring, long-divorced Catholic mother and Jewish father. She’s got enough complication...

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Community Reviews Summary of 997 reviews


emotional 70%
hopeful 50%
mysterious 30%
reflective 30%
sad 30%
dark 10%
funny 10%
lighthearted 10%


medium 70%
fast 20%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 28% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 42%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | No: 42%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

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