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[Review] 'Meet Cute' - It really could happen to you

If you can’t even remember the last time you believed in love then Meet Cute, a collection of short stories edited by Jennifer L. Armentrout, is just the kind of book you need. In a smart, sensitive way Meet Cute not only proves that young people can and do understand what love is, but also gives the reader new hope that the one you need is going to walk into your life at any moment. That is the essence of the meet-cute. Two people, destined to be together but needing a little nudge from the universe, are thrown together under some interesting circumstances. You don’t have to be a film buff to recognise the concept: if there are books falling out of people’s arms in a busy corridor or cases of mistaken identity to clear up, chances are there is a meet-cute. You and your soulmate have been thrown into each other’s orbit. What will you do now?
In Kass Morgan’s “259 Million Miles”, the answer is: you try. Morgan’s story is about a young boy, filled with anxiety about the future, who appli…