Rules We're Meant to Break (Hardcover)

By Natalie Williamson

Swoon Reads, 9781250313263, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 11, 2019

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

Honest and full of heart, this clever contemporary romance debut deftly combines utterly relatable family drama with all the sweetness and uncertainy that comes with falling in love.

Rule #1: Don't get attached.

Amber lives by strict rules to survive her mother’s love life: Always keep your eyes on the horizon and never get close to anyone connected to Mom's boyfriends.

But after they move in with Kevin, the latest of her mom's “soul mates,” the rules become increasingly difficult to follow. Kevin’s daughter, Cammie, keeps acting like Amber’s friend, even though she’s definitely not. And Jordan—star basketball player, hottest boy in school, and Cammie's best friend—keeps showing up at the most inconvenient moments.

Amber has reasons for every one of her rules, and following them is the only way to protect her heart when her mom inevitably moves on. But as she spends more time with Kevin, his daughter, and especially Jordan, she starts to wonder if the rules might be worth breaking this time.

Chosen by readers like you for Macmillan's young adult imprint Swoon Reads, Rules We're Meant to Break is a charming, heartachingly real story of family and young love by debut author Natalie Williamson.

Praise for Rules We're Meant to Break:

“The last time I devoured a book like this—I can't even remember. … It was so openhearted and raw.” —Clarissa, reader on SwoonReads.com

"It is such a true true story about a girl finding herself within her first love. I loved it!" —Forever Bookish, reader on SwoonReads.com



About the Author

Natalie Williamson is an HR person by day and a YA writer by night and nap time. She referenced Harry Potter in her first ever full time job interview, which tells you almost all the things you need to know about her. Other important things to know include: she loves her husband, daughter, dogs, and cat; she has a serious dessert problem; and she frequently Wikipedias movies and TV shows to find out if they have happy endings. Rules We're Meant to Break is her debut novel.


Praise For Rules We're Meant to Break

Praise for Rules We're Meant to Break:

“The last time I devoured a book like this—I can't even remember. … This is such an amazing book, and it left me the feeling of wanting more, all of it, no pieces left. It was so openhearted and raw that I fell in love with all the characters.” —Clarissa, reader on SwoonReads.com

"The kind of story that I would buy from a bookstore and read over and over again." —Emily Hollman, reader on SwoonReads.com

"Sucked me in from the beginning. It's very rewarding going through this journey of growth and understanding with [Amber] . . . I am delighted." —Talia, reader on SwoonReads.com

"It is such a true true story about a girl finding herself within her first love. I loved it!" —Forever Bookish, reader on SwoonReads.com