26 Oct 2011

I Now Pronounce You Someone Else by Erin McCahan

I Now Pronounce You Someone Else by Erin McCahan
Here Comes the Bride — If She Can Pass Chemistry.
Eighteen-year-old Bronwen Oliver has a secret: She's really Phoebe, the lost daughter of the loving Lilywhite family. That's the only way to explain her image-obsessed mother; a kind but distant stepfather; and a brother with a small personality complex. Bronwen knows she must have been switched at birth, and she can't wait to get away from her "family" for good.
Then she meets Jared Sondervan. He's sweet, funny, everything she wants — and he has the family Bronwen has always wanted too. She falls head over heels in love, and when he proposes marriage, she joyfully accepts. But is Jared truly what she needs? And if he's not, she has to ask: What would Phoebe Lilywhite do?
When I started, I Now Pronounce You Someone Else, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. The blurb intrigued me and sounded like something right up my alley. And after reading it, I’m glad to say I enjoyed it. If your looking for a coming of age story – which I found to be different from others I’ve read – why not give this a go!
I found I connected with Bronwen some, but not a heap. I think it would be impossible not to have some connection, just because of the story and everything that’s going on. Moving on, let’s get to Jared...what do I think about him? Definite swoon material! :)
Throughout the whole book, the story kept me interested. I didn’t want to put it down and wanted to power through to the end, to find out what was going to happen.  
The author’s writng was good; not GREAT!, but not bad. It was simple, clean and easy to read.
I read a few reviews before deciding to pick this book up and read in one of my friends reviews(who calls herself a romantic sap) and I quote “one of the most beautiful first kisses I have ever read”. I didn’t really think anything of it, until I came upon it... and I absolutely agree with her! Trust me it was worth the wait! After reading the kiss scene, I had to put the book down, but when  I reopened it I couldn’t help but revisit it again. ;)
The ending was perfect, I can’t emphasise that enough! Don’t get me wrong, it was sad – even brought tears to my eyes – but in the end it worked out! I liked that the author summed the story up, tied all the loose ends and didn’t leave the reader in the lurch, waiting for a ‘never gonna happen sequel’.
Rating 3/5


  1. Thanks for the review! The book sounds like a fun read(: Can I just check if there's any adult content? I'm trying to find books my sister will read, but she only likes clean romances, like Debbie Macomber or Sarah Dessen.

  2. No Worries! It was! It is quite clean, theres lots of kissing, but she is pushed to go further, but is a good girl and says no. What age is she?
    I would suggest Elizabeth Scott's Something, Maybe (think thats what it's called). It's very cute and clean, :)

  3. My sis is 17 this year. Thanks for the reply, I'll definitely recommend it to her then. Thanks(: