The One That I Want won the Aspen Gold Reader's Choice Award, the Booksellers' Best Award, and the Beacon!
It's so wrong when your best friend catches your Mr. Right!
Gemma can’t believe her luck when the star football player starts flirting with her. Max is totally swoon-worthy, and even gets her quirky sense of humor. So when he asks out her so-called best friend Addison, Gemma’s heartbroken.
Then Addison pressures Gemma to join the date with one of Max’s friends. But the more time they all spend together, the harder Gemma falls for Max. She can’t help thinking that Max likes her back—it’s just too bad he’s already dating Addison. How can Gemma get the guy she wants without going after her best friend’s boyfriend?
Published by Simon Pulse, a division of Simon & Schuster.
ISBNs: Paperback, 978-1442452367; e-book, 978-1442441934.
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"I may have been late to discovering her, but I am totally a Jennifer Echols fangirl now."--A Word's Worth
"This book is everything that is great about crushes. You know those consuming, over-analytical, wonderfully exciting crushes that only come around every once in awhile. I'm not talking about the ones where you think he's cute and maybe you could like him, but the ones that make you think, This is it. This is THE ONE."--In the Best Worlds
"Max: “he makes girls mad.” Clueless at times, but swoon-tastic and tells it like it is, even when it gets him into trouble. How could you not root for him?"--YA(Y)! Books
"Jennifer Echols has this way of taking twisted and tangled relationships and writing a beautiful story around them."--Shortie Says
"Gemma’s attraction to Max is so relatable it kind of hurts your heart to read about it. I have read a couple books by Jennifer Echols and let me tell you that there is something about the way she writes sexual tension that makes you feel like you’re actually the one in the story. Reading her work always give me the sensation that I’m going through my first “love” all over again. Any book of hers is a good escape from reality, especially if you like your fictional men to be stubborn but sexy as hell."--The Lovely Getaway
"The One That I Want is yet another winner from Jennifer Echols!"--Writers Write, Right?
"The two main characters were well-developed, I absolutely loved the setting, and the problems were genuine and relatable."--Rather Be Reading
"The resolution to the plot was awesomeawesomeawesome--everything happened just the way I wanted it to, plus there were a ton of moments where I had to put the book down to squeal."--Read, Sam, Read!
"It had romance, humor and it shows that you really are beautiful inside and out."--Stuck in YA Books