you've got mail, alex, approximately does hit all the right beats in this young adult contemporary. bailey has recently moved to the same town as her online crush, a boy she only knows as alex. being the cautious type, she decides to track down alex without telling him that she's close by.
in the meantime, she's got a summer job at a local museum of curiosities and sparks fly with security guard, porter roth. he has the uncanny ability to get underneath her skin. yet the more time she spends with him, the more she realizes that there is a thin line between love and hate.
and as she and porter commit to a relationship, what should she do about alex? is it cheating on him? is she cheating with him? it takes a while for bailey to sort this all out. but the answers she finds are worth all the angst. this is a sweet, summertime read.
bailey and porter are delightful together and the cast of supporting characters are really quite wonderful.