The Guy Next Door by Meg Cabot Review 4/5

Overall Impression: A very fun and lighthearted read. Meg Cabot works her magic again.

Now I am not normally a chick lit person. I find most of them don’t have enough plot for me, and I freely admit that I’m much more interested in dragons and hobbits than I am in how a woman will get her dream guy. That being said, I have actually acquired a heck of a lot of it from various family members and and friends, mostly just because as hard as I try, I can’t say no to a book. But also because occasionally, you do come across a good one that really surprises you.

  Melissa Fuller is late for work.
She is always late but this time she has a serious excuse.
She’s just rescued her neighbour from a violent intruder and in the process become the sole-custodian of Paco, the Great Dane – not the ideal accessory for a New York city girl.

Now Mel needs help, but she won’t get it from her neighbour’s only relative – ice-cool womanizer Max Friedlander. Max hasn’t a compassionate bone in his body and he isn’t about to give up on his vacation with a supermodel just to help his sick aunt’s annoying neighbour.

Mellissa Fuller is your typical chick lit lead. She’s a small town girl trying to make it in the big city. She works for a newspaper, but is stuck writing the celebrity gossip column, and she’s been unlucky in love and just broken up with her boyfriend. But when  Continue reading