Aaaah. Teenage love and all that sha-la-la's. The giddy feeling of first love, the devastating acknowledgement of the unrequited feelings and mooning over someone so out of your league, or so you thought. I enjoyed reading this and I am on that light romance mood sans too much dramatics of being broken and angst...
although the petty teenage angst is present, I really liked it. I got tired of too much dramatics, I put a lot of novels on hiatus, I'm actually half way the story then decided to read something light and this
, this is just the right story to read.
Since the author disclosed that it was a magazine story, it reminded me of Candy's (a teen magazine here in the Philippines) Katie's diary
which I have loved, by the way, to the point that I purchased back issues just to read the previous stories I haven't read yet before the September 05 issue...and read some of it in the Candy website. I am that obsessed with the story back then. Heh. So, anyway...I am looking forward with Manning's next diary
entries. I actually loved Manning's You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
because I really liked and sort of relate with the characters she makes--the awkwardness, insecurities, sassy mouth snd all that. Yep. Right book at the right mood and time.