‘Love in Lockdown’ by Chloe James | A Review

‘Love In Lockdown’ Book Information

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Love In Lockdown by Chloe James
Publisher: Avon Books UK
Length: 384 pages
Format: digital ARC
Release Date: November 23, 2020


Sophia is afraid lockdown will put her life on pause – just as she was she was going to put herself out there and meet someone. When the first clap for the keyworkers rings out around her courtyard, she’s moved to tears for all kinds of reasons.

Jack is used to living life to the fullest, and is going stir-crazy after just days isolating. Until that night he hears a woman crying from the balcony beneath his. He strikes up a conversation with the stranger and puts a smile back on her face.

Soon their balcony meetings are the highlight of Jack and Sophia’s days. But even as they grow closer together, they’re always kept apart.

Love in Lockdown‘: My Review

**I received a copy of Love In Lockdown through NetGalley and Avon Books UK, in exchange for an honest review**

Love in Lockdown is both heartfelt and thoughtful as two characters fall in love in the midst of a pandemic. We follow Jack and Sophia, two people who have unfortunate circumstances handed to them. Personality-wise they are opposite, yet the pandemic brings them connected through daily conversations on their balconies and frequent encouragements.

Love in Lockdown is the first work of fiction I’ve read covering the pandemic. It’s been a very emotional time, yet I felt that this story is excellent in addressing the importance of community support and watching one another. Although Sophie experienced a cruel break up, this doesn’t prevent her from helping others in need. Jack is also one who loves to do right for his neighborhood, and provides helpful advice while under quarantine.

In conclusion, Love In Lockdown touches on the power of love and community while living in socially distant times. I highly recommend this warm tale!

Rating: 4/5 Stars

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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