The second book in this New York Times bestselling series—an urban twist on a star-crossed love storyWhen Carlos Fuentes returns to America after living in. A high recommendation for all fans of teen romance – and there’s enough depth to it and action, coupled with a fairly gritty feel, that I can also see it appealing to. Carlos Fuentes doesn’t want any part of the life his older brother, Alex, has laid out for him in Boulder, Colorado. He wants to keep living on the edge, and carve .

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The second book in the ‘Perfect Chemistry’ trilogy was just as lovely as the first one.

This begins Carlos and Kiara’s rollercoaster of a ride with its fair share of ups and downs. Well, FU, I don’t care atttraction you say. Yes, he’s a jerk and super annoying, but Simone elkeles rules of attraction still love him for what’s inside him.

Carlos Fuentes, the middle brother, used to idolise his older brother Alex – until Alex got a rich white girlfriend, cut himself free of gang life in Chicago, and got a scholarship to go to university to study science.

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That’s the way it’s been, and it will always be. Carlos meets Kiara who is so opposite of anyone he ever imagined falling for and through a series of circumstances, finds himself living with her family because of the good graces simone elkeles rules of attraction her father who wants to give Carlos the second chance he feels he deserves. I mean, what else can you expect from a bunch of rowdy teenagers simone elkeles rules of attraction serious attitude problems?

I always think of her and Jennifer Echols together, because I read Perfect Chemistry and Going Too Far side by side, and I’ve read this and Echols’ newest book side by side too – that, and they both write excellent YA Romance with originality and skill. Oh and she has a stutter. And I already have a cutie image of “my Luis”, so bring on Chain Reaction!

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I know, I know. His internal struggle sumone me so much…plus, he was so gosh-darned sexy! A lot of laugh out moments and honest touching moments and then there are moments that made my inner-teen gush like a love sick girl that I most definitely am. I also like Tuck, Kiara’s gay best friend, he’s too funny!

She also spends time mentoring other teen and adult authors. He moves from Mexico to Boulder, Colorado to live with his brother Alex. After Perfect Chemistry ‘s cover, where Alex and Brittney are laying on each other in the This book simone elkeles rules of attraction a lot of similarities to the first in the series, Elkelfs Chemistry –at the beginning, it felt like the only difference was that Kiara had a stutter.

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simone elkeles rules of attraction That worked for the first one! And even though there’s a certain pattern in the storyline, and one almost identical scene as it was in the pre 4. In this second installment of three in the “Perfect Chemistry” YA series, our favorite struggling couple, Alejandro “Alex” Fuentes and Brittany Ellis are back and are now 20 years old and still attending college in Colorado.

This plot was intense, but not in the dramatic and dangerous ways that Perfect Chemistry was in. The two had been madly in love before they broke up because they didn’t want a long distance relationship. If I can identify the copyright, I will do so. Join our mailing list. Professor Westford ends up asking Carlos to take in a troubled teenager. Simone Elkeles created a character that went after her man with honesty, an open heart, and just put herself out there.

Carlos and Michael almost got into simone elkeles rules of attraction fight because of Kiara. Carlos is the biggest simone elkeles rules of attraction I ever did read, even more so then Alex if you could believe itat times he was infuriating and exasperating simone elkeles rules of attraction such a hot head with an overly confident ego to boot. He had lost his parents and little brother in a car accident and was the only survivor as a young child. I’m in love again!

View all 44 comments. Carlos is very similar to Alex. Apr 16, Glass rated it it was amazing Shelves: The reason I didn’t mention it straight away is that I hadn’t known it myself when I picked up the book; I generally avoid starting midway through a series.

Rules of Attraction is the companion novel to Perfect Chemistry. It was as good as Obsidian, between Daemon and Katy. Okay, I’m clearly still in fangirl mode, so. The ending might have came a little too fast and it was just a little unbelievable, not to mention there was another cheesy prologue that I just ATE UP!

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Just like Carlos doesn’t think she is his type. Born to Run By Bruce Springsteen.

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What’s that you say? Tuck – Kiara Westford’s gay best friend. But Carlos and Kiara soon discover that in matters of the heart, the rules of attraction overpower the social differences that conspire to keep them apart. I thought you were going to be a mini-version of Ale-ale-Alejandro but, by gum, was I wrong about you!

This heroine, who wears odd clothing combos and has a stutter when she’s nervous, simone elkeles rules of attraction more likable than Perfect Chemistry’s heroine. But overall the story was a good read that I enjoyed a lot.

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For a shy girl, eokeles someone who doesn’t take his crap and isn’t afraid to dish it out herself. Along with the romance there is still a backstory about the Fuentes boys and their former gangs. But when Carlos gets caught with a stash of drugs that aren’t urles, simone elkeles rules of attraction Kiara’s dad who keeps him from being expelled or worse and makes a deal with the judge: Books by Simone elkeles rules of attraction Elkeles.

I should point out that this is actually the second book of a trilogy, by the way, the first being Perfect Chemistry.