Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams

Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams

Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams is a book that has such a fun concept. The idea of two people finding true love through a post in a newspaper is romantic and enjoyable to read about. Nadia and Daniel are both likeable characters and it is easy to root for both of them. This is a perfect book for those who enjoy a great rom-com.

Our Stop by Laura Jane WilliamsTitle: Our Stop
Author: Laura Jane Williams
Publisher: Avon
Genres: Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Romance
Publication Date: June 13, 2019
Rating: three-half-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

Nadia gets the 7.30 train every morning without fail. Well, except if she oversleeps or wakes up at her friend Emma’s after too much wine.

Daniel really does get the 7.30 train every morning, which is easy because he hasn’t been able to sleep properly since his dad died.

One morning, Nadia’s eye catches sight of a post in the daily paper:

To the cute girl with the coffee stains on her dress. I’m the guy who’s always standing near the doors… Drink sometime?

So begins a not-quite-romance of near-misses, true love, and the power of the written word.

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❃ I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. ❃

Book Review: Our Stop by Laura Jane WIlliams

If there is one thing that I love, it is a fantastic rom-com. Our Stop has a Sex in the City vibe and lots of interesting and diverse characters. The way that Laura Jane Williams has written this novel is a lovely tribute to other books and films about love by chance, such as You’ve Got Mail. There are lots of wonderful references to other similar works in the book that make it so much fun. However, the plot does move a bit too slow for my liking, which is a shame because there is so much to enjoy here.

❀ Enjoyable Characters

Nadia and Daniel are characters that readers will instantly enjoy. Nadia is a smart woman who is super quirky and full of personality. I love how she is trying to make small changes in her life to help improve herself, including catching the early train. Daniel. on the other hand, is also a lovely character. He has a real soft side and isn’t afraid to take chances. It is easy to realize that the two characters are destined for one another.

❀ Quick Read

Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams is a book that fans of the rom-coms will want to add to their beach bags this summer. It is a quick read that will satisfy those who enjoy a love story that is fun and has interesting characters. Perfect for your summer TBR.

About Laura Jane Williams

Laura Jane Williams

Laura Jane Williams has written about love, lust, and her feelings everywhere from The Guardian to Buzzfeed, RED, the Telegraph, Stylist and more, and from September 2016 to February 2017 was Grazia's single girl dating columnist. She is the author of heartbreak memoir Becoming, Marie Claire UK's #BREAKFREE from Fear ambassador, and blogs about being "messily human" on her blog, Superlatively Rude. She lives outside of London.


About Lori

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