Step into the world of The Do-Over by Suzanne Park and prepare to be swept off your feet in a whirlwind of romance and self-discovery.
This delightful novel follows Lily Lee, a young Korean-American woman who finds herself back in college after discovering she’s a few credits shy of her degree.
Lily is determined and ambitious, set on landing the dream job for which she’s sacrificed years of sleepless nights. But when her employer discovers she never finished her degree, Lily’s world is turned upside down.
Her only option is to return to college.
The twist? One of her TAs is none other than her ex-boyfriend, Jake Cho. Jake is a charming and intelligent grad student who appears to have his life together, which only adds to Lily’s insecurity.
As Lily navigates college life once again, she’s faced with the challenge of balancing her studies and career aspirations. Meanwhile, her relationship with Jake becomes complicated as they try to reconnect—this time, with more than a few years standing between the two of them.
Lily and Jake’s chemistry is palpable from the very beginning. The tension builds as they get to know each other all over again, creating a satisfying slow-burn romance.
With witty and engaging style, Park threads past and present seamlessly and compellingly. The reader is drawn into the world of Lily and Jake’s complicated history and can’t help but root for them to find their way back to each other.
But this book is about more than just romance. It’s about the challenges of self-discovery and the importance of following your dreams. As Lily struggles to find her place in the world and overcome her insecurities, the reader is taken on a journey of growth and empowerment.
Undoubtedly a charming and touching story that will make you believe in the power of second chances. Park’s clever storytelling and memorable characters will keep you hooked until the very end.