Just One Night

40p. Viking. 2014. ebk. $.99. ISBN 9780698184893.
Gr 9 Up—Forman adds the final puzzle piece to Allyson and Willem's happily-ever-after in this euphoric e-novella connecting Just One Day and Just One Year (both Dutton, 2013). After spending one life-altering day in Paris with free spirit and charming Shakespearean actor Willem De Ruiter, homebody American good girl Allyson "Lulu" Healey was separated from her Dutch fling and spent the first volume trying to locate him, while ultimately finding herself. In the second book, readers are given Willem's perspective of that same year. In this slim digital volume, the pair first makes tentative steps toward each other, as they slowly fill in the gaps for each other and anxious readers. Is Willem the philanderer that Allyson suspects he is? Did their brief, but magical day mean as much to her as it did to him? As much a comedy of errors as an exhilarating romance, misunderstandings are unraveled, new and old characters are introduced, and twists of fate are wholeheartedly embraced. Fans will devour this enthralling epilogue to the duology. Familiarity with the previous titles is a must; recommend this series to fans of Stephanie Perkins, Jennifer E. Smith, and Elizabeth Eulberg.—Shelley Diaz, School Library Journal

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