The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Jan 1, 2013 - Young Adult Fiction - 272 pages
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Quirks of timing feature in this romantic novel about family connections, second chances, and first loves. Set over a twenty-four-hour-period, Hadley and Oliver find that true love can be unexpected.

Today should be one of the worst days of seventeen-year-old Hadley Sullivan's life. Having just missed her flight, she's stuck at JFK airport and late to her father's second wedding, which is taking place in London and involves a soon-to-be stepmother Hadley's never even met. Then she meets the perfect boy in the airport's cramped waiting area. His name is Oliver, he's British, and he's sitting in her row.

A long night on the plane passes in the blink of an eye, and Hadley and Oliver lose track of each other in the airport chaos upon arrival. Can fate intervene to bring them together once more?

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User Review  - annhepburn - LibraryThing

Definitely a fun teen romance with good characters. I wasn't swooning over Hadley/Oliver to the extent I did to Anna/Etienne or Lola/Cricket in Stephanie Perkins's books, though, so I'll knock off a ... Read full review

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User Review  - vonze - LibraryThing

This story was a fun and quick escape. If you can't hop a plane to Jolly England, consider it a consolation prize. I was seeking some comfort-foodesque chick-lit, what I found was a much deeper story ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Jennifer E. Smith is the author of Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between, The Geography of You and Me, This Is What Happy Looks Like, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Storm Makers, You Are Here, and The Comeback Season. She earned a master's degree in creative writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and her work has been translated into thirty-three languages. She currently lives in New York City.

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