Drama student Hannah Evans isn’t kissing any frogs on her path to find Prince Charming. She’s determined to share the perfect first kiss — with the perfect boy — in the perfect place — or she’s not kissing at all. When Hannah meets a cute ginger-haired boy in first class lounge in the London airport, she knows he’s ‘The One.’
Pop star Theo Callahan is on the road to get as far away as possible from his back-stabbing best friend, and his supermodel girlfriend who broke his heart. Until one shy smile from Hannah has him rethinking all of his travel plans.
Theo is smitten, but he’s worried she’s just a groupie in search of the ultimate selfie. Can Theo learn to trust Hannah in time to share one perfect first kiss, or will Hannah be forced to kiss a frog?
OMG, what took me so long to finally pick this up?! I’ve had this eARC on my kindle for ages, as in, since August, but I haven’t had the time or the mood to pick it up. But because I’ve vowed to be better at reading my galleys this year, and my goal is to read my backlogged ARCs from Netgalley, I decided to start this one, and it was a great decision.
This is a very short book, VERY VERY SHORT, and that was my main complaint about it, because I needed more. Because the writing was absolutely fabulous. Sarah Vance-Tompkins tells this book through the POVs of both Hannah and Theo, though Theo’s are few and far between, and they are on the first person! The narration is so funny and clever. I was laughing the whole time :).
The story was so cute and sweet! I was rooting for Hannah and Theo to kiss already, because they were just so adorable together. The characters are not 100% fleshed out, because, again, this is a super short book, but enough of their personalities and issues are dealt with. I really like how Theo helped Hannah to look at what she had a little differently and value life a little more. Hannah, in turn, showed Theo that it was ok to trust again and let go.
Obviously this is a case of instant attraction, but these two spend 2 days through 3 airports together, and end up talking about pretty important things for both of them, so the story made sense to me, even if a little too perfect. Speaking of which, I want a 1st class airport lounge like the one described in the book…
Guys, if you’re looking for a fast, small and super cute contemporary romance read, give Kisses on a Paper Airplane a chance.