Why did I love this book?
This book is about an optimistic journalist who writes about meet-cutes. She goes to the Channel Islands to do an article about how her parents fell in love there, but soon she becomes involved in a romance of her own. The story is sweet, fun, and filled with loads of witty banter and hilarious missteps. It was the setting that got me, though. I could feel the sunshine and smell the salty sea air. It reminded me of a time when I was younger and wanted to get away. I ended up on Anastasia Island, renting a converted shed in a stranger’s backyard and serving oysters at a restaurant on the beach. That shed did not keep out the lizards, but that summer ended up being one of the greatest of my life.