Seven Days of You

Author: Cecilia Vinesse

Publication Date: March 7th, 2017

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Synopsis: Sophia has seven days left in Tokyo before she moves back to the States. Seven days to say good-bye to the electric city, her wild best friend, and the boy she’s harbored a semi-secret crush on for years. Seven perfect days…until Jamie Foster-Collins moves back to Japan and ruins everything.

Jamie and Sophia have a history of heartbreak, and the last thing Sophia wants is for him to steal her leaving thunder with his stupid arriving thunder. Yet as the week counts down, the relationships she thought were stable begin to explode around her. And Jamie is the one who helps her pick up the pieces. Sophia is forced to admit she may have misjudged Jamie, but can their seven short days of Tokyo adventures end in anything but good-bye?

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My Review

I love contemporary romances, and this one was no exception.  It was sweet, full of characters that really make the book worth reading, and has an incredibly fun premise that offers plenty of excitement and has plenty of enjoyment throughout the book.

Sophia is about to move back to the United States after living in Tokyo for a long time – she has a best friend who lives there whom she does pretty much everything with, and she’s had a crush on someone for ages, even though it hasn’t really always been much of a secret.  So of course, when she is told that she only has seven more days left to stay in Tokyo before she moves back to the United States, she has plans to enjoy them to the absolute fullest, without anything getting in her way.

And then Jamie shows up and completely messes up her plans for an amazing seven days before she leaves.

Jamie had moved, and Sophia had kind of moved on, but when he comes back, everything changes for her.  The two of them start spending time together, and a whole bunch of old feelings resurface.  But since Sophia only has several days left in Tokyo, is it really fair to either of them to start a relationship again?

While I’m not usually one to judge settings when it comes to a book, I had a really great time with the setting in Seven Days of You.  It was based in Tokyo, and added a bit of extra personality and culture that helped shape the book and make it even more entertaining and fun to read.  I honestly can’t say I’ve ever read a contemporary that was set in Japan, and I found myself thoroughly enjoying the change of setting!

This book was a whole bunch of fun and I absolutely enjoyed the characters – Sophia was fun, and when Jamie comes back into the picture, the two of them have so much chemistry.

If you like YA contemporaries, this is definitely a great one to check out, especially if you’re looking for something just a little bit different!

Note: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.


About the Author

I was born in France but then moved to Japan. And then to the States. And then back to Japan. And then back to the States. When I was 18, I moved to New York where I was homesick for nearly seven years. After that, I got a job in a cold, snowy city in northern Japan and, from there, I headed to Scotland where I got my master’s in creative writing and lived off tea, writer tears, and Hobnobs.

I still live in the U.K. and spend most of my time writing, reading, baking, and getting emotional over Tori Amos albums. Hobbies include pretending Buffy the Vampire Slayer is real, collecting a lipstick to match every Skittle flavor, and listening to a thousand podcasts a day.

A pup named Malfi and a Renaissancist named Rachel are my favorite things in the world. That, and books. I should probably mention the books again.

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6 Responses to Blog Tour: Seven Days of You by Cecilia Vinesse – Review!

  1. Raven says:

    This sounds like a sweet contemporary romance! This book has lots of mixed reviews but I’m glad you enjoyed it. Nice Review! 🙂
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    • Kelly says:

      It does have a lot of mixed reviews, and I was afraid that I wouldn’t enjoy it when I read it, but it was definitely a good one! I hope you enjoy it if you have the chance to read it!

  2. I don’t think I’ve ever read a book set in Japan either!! I think that should change though because I’ve heard a lot of GOOD about this book and I need to find time for it soon. I’m glad you liked it, and it sounds like Jamie and Sophia are a cute couple 🙂 Thanks for being on the tour!!
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  3. Brittany says:

    I’ve been in the mood for contemporaries lately, and you made this one sound awesome! I’m so glad you loved it, and I can’t wait to read it 😀 Fabulous review 🙂

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