Book Review: Unconventional (Maggie Harcourt)

Publisher: Usbourne Publishing

Pages: 464

Release Date: February 1st 2017

Summary (from Goodreads):

Lexi Angelo has grown up helping her dad with his events business. She likes to stay behind the scenes, planning and organizing…until author Aidan Green – messy haired and annoyingly arrogant – arrives unannounced at the first event of the year. Then Lexi’s life is thrown into disarray.

In a flurry of late-night conversations, mixed messages and butterflies, Lexi discovers that some things can’t be planned. Things like falling in love…


Lexi has grown up helping out at her Dad’s conventions and being super organised, but when an unexpected guest turns up in the green room that all starts going out the window.

This was a great story about falling in love and finding yourself. The book references and fangirling are perfect for YA fans and avid readers: I loved the nod to Melinda Salisbury especially.

The romance was a slow burner, but I loved that because it made it so much more believable than insta-love *shakes fist* Lexi’s annoyance with Aidan was perfect and they played off each other really well: it captures that mega crush you have where you just snark at each other to hide your true feelings.

This is a great read, with a romance that is cute without being too gooey, and a wonderful sense of discovering yourself and finding the people you belong with. It’s funny with a geeky charm and I’d recommend it for the reader in your life.