Review: Five Feet Apart

2.5 out of 5 stars

Predictable fluff, but really cute nonetheless.

Goodreads.com: Five Feet Apart, by Rachael Lippincott, with Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis

Rule-following girl with incurable disease meets bad boy with same incurable disease. Dislikes him for as long as it takes her righteousness to show him what to live for and his wild streak to show her how to do it. The end.

That’s basically it. This book is based on the movie, as opposed to the other way around, which would typically be a reason not to read it. And this is no gorgeously written, deceptively deft John Green novel. But you know what you’re getting before you start, and Five Feet Apart delivers as promised. There’s nothing new or even particularly interesting here, though it’s still as sappily satisfying as the 10th time you watched A Christmas Prince on Netflix.

You could grow up, branch out, find something more exciting. But sometimes cute comfort Cole Sprouse is just what you’re looking for.

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