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Love Walked In - Marisa de los Santos "Love Walked In" has a blurb on the cover from Lolly Winston, who wrote "Good Grief." This made me laugh, because "Good Grief" is exactly the book I would compare "Love Walked In" to in a review. It's that sort of chick-lit that you really shouldn't call chick-lit. Romantic fiction, I guess? A smart heroine, complicated relationships, decent writing.

It didn't overwhelm me with greatness, but Marisa de los Santos has a pretty writing style, and the plot of this book (girl-meets-boy intertwined with a sort of coming-of-age story) is intriguing enough, and there were a few lines I definitely enjoyed rereading. The ending is predictable but satisfactory, and left me with a pleasant afterglow.

It's a good book to read if you're in the mood for smart chick-lit. I won't reread it, most likely, but I don't regret the time spent on it.

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