Pub. Date: August 27th, 2013
Publisher: Amulet Books
Lauren Myracle is by all standards a popular Tween/Teen author. This is the first of her novels that I have read, so I don’t know if this title is typical of her writing, but I hope that readers do not flock towards The Infinite Moment of Us. For me, the novel does not add positively to the Teen Romance genre, because the relationship is one I personally do not support.
In the summer following her last year in high school, straight and narrow Wren Grey takes her first ever side step from the ‘plan’, choosing to defer college, instead accepting a volunteer position in Guatemala. No parental input allowed. Her seemingly small world expands when Charlie Parker catches her eye. Charlie and Wren’s upbringings seem to be entirely different, but they connect through the insecurities they both hold internally. Falling in love, the two see their relationship as the kind that can last a lifetime. But are they ready for what commitment really means?
Typically Teen Romances are among my favorite things. But, The Infinite Moment of Us didn’t live up to the genre. While I found Charlie to be a likeable enough guy, Wren drove me crazy. In novels