The Secret to Falling in Love by Victoria Cooke


Title: The Secret to Falling in Love

Author: Victoria Cooke

Release Date:  February 9th 2017

Pages: 198

Genre: Chick Lit





Status Update: I’m going offline for a while… Wish me luck! xx

Lifestyle journalist and thirty-something singleton Melissa hashtags, insta’s and snapchats her supposedly fabulous life on every social media platform there is.

That is until she wakes up on her birthday, another year older and still alone, wondering if for all her internet dates, love really can be found online? The challenge: go technology free for a whole month!

Forced to confront the reality of her life without its perfect filters, Melissa knows she needs to make some changes. But when she bumps into not one, but two gorgeous men, without the use of an app, she believes there could be hope for love offline.

If only there was a way to choose the right guy for her…



Melissa is 35 and she hopes to find love and start a family. She spends a lot of time on social media and also dating apps, but still her love life isn’t going that well. On her birthday, she realizes that she’s not getting any younger and as her online dates haven’t been successful, she decides to go technology free for a month. At first it isn’t easy, but as the time goes by she starts to notice things she didn’t before and she also happens to meet two handsome men. What will the challenge change in Melissa’s life?

When I read the blurb it piqued my interest, but when I read the book, it turned out to be excellent. I really liked how the author described people being addicted to their phones without seeing what’s going on around them as well as how difficult can  life be for a 30+ year old single woman, who actually really hopes to find true love. The book was filled with great humor and realistic moments, when found myself nodding along with the main character’s thoughts. All in all it’s a great book and I’m definitely looking forward to more books by the author.


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