Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
I found I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You to be a cute and often funny book about a group of friends trying to cope with the pressures of school and dealing with first crushes. Yes the girls aren’t your typical girls and they spy on Josh to make sure that he isn’t deep undercover to expose the truth about Gallagher Academy. There is also the added conflict of transfer student Macey McHenry who the girls don’t know what to make of. This is a book that is a quick read and one that doesn’t take much brain power in order to focus on. A book which I would call Brain Candy. And often these types of books make the best books because they simply allow you to escape the pressures of the real world and lose yourself into a fun story. As I’ve said this is a fun book. It will make you laugh and will probably also make your cringe a bit as Cammie and her friends get into an awkward situation. Because no amount of spy training can remove the innate insecurities of being a teen girl trying to find her way in the world.
I read this book in a day because once I started it I found that I couldn’t put it down. It was fun, fast-paced and the characters were realistic….well as realistic as possible considering the premise. This is a perfect escapist book if you need a break from the real world. I found it very enjoyable and I look forward to the rest of the books in the series.