I was a bit hesitant to read Love, Life, and the List because I was really disappointed by the last book I read by Kasie West (By Your Side). She’s an auto-buy author for me, but I was so let down by that book that I almost reconsidered. I haven’t read Lucky in Love yet, but I heard mixed things about that one, so by the time Love, Life, and the List came around, I was very much on the fence. (Ha!)
I was actually pleasantly surprised by this one! It wasn’t up to her previous standards. I think her earlier contemporary books are her strongest. But I did enjoy Love, Life, and the List for the most part. It was cute.
I really liked the ship, right up until the end. The best friends to bf/gf thing was really sweet, and seeing the main character realise her feelings was kind of adorable. That said, I wish West had left the romance how it was about two thirds of the way through. She switched things up and backtracked and I was a bit disappointed because I thought this book was going to have a unique ending. Oh well.
I’d definitely recommend this if you’re looking for a fast contemporary read. It’s probably good for the summer.