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Review: Match Me If You Can

Author: Tiana Smith

Genre: Contemporary

Release Date: January 8th, 2019

Series: none


Mia's best friend Robyn is known for her matchmaking skills, which is perfect, because homecoming is just around the corner. But Robyn refuses to set Mia up with the guy of her dreams, which forces Mia to take matters into her own hands. She uses Robyn's matchmaking service to make sure popular Vince Demetrius falls for her.

Vince asks her out, but Mia doesn't count on Logan, the persistent school newspaper photographer who seems to like her out of the blue. Now she has to choose between Vince - the guy she knows is right for her - and Logan, who insists that she give him a chance. And she needs to make sure Robyn doesn't find out that Mia's been matchmaking behind her back.

Mia has two weeks before homecoming. Can she fix the mess she made or will she have to kiss her perfect match goodbye forever?

What I Liked

Okay, this would make a perfect fun high school romcom movie! Mia is cute and earnest, and her complete and utter failure at picking the right guy definitely reminds me of some of the romantic disasters some of my friends got into in high school. Mia has a major crush on popular Vince, but Robyn insists they wouldn't be a good match, instead steering Mia toward goofy photographer Logan. Who among us didn't watch almost the exact same thing play out during high school? Fortunately, Mia is so sweet it's impossible not to be on her side, even when she's bumbling everything up. Watching her grow from the start to end of the book gave me warm fuzzies!

What I Would Have Liked to See

Sometimes Mia thought about abs a little too much. We all like abs, Mia. Focus on the mess you made!

My Favorite!

Robyn! She's the mom friend, the cool and collected presence standing on the sidelines facepalming whenever Mia makes a well-intentioned mess. Her insight and true caring for her friends makes me want to be friends with her!


Sweet high school romantic drama between one girl with good intentions and two boys who may or may not be her perfect homecoming match. Fast, fun read that will make you smile at the end!


I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley for my honest review. All thoughts are my own!



meet sofiya!

Sofiya Pasternack is a mental health professional, the highly-distractible author of Jewish MG and YA fantasy, and prone to oversharing gross medical stories.

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