The book is written in dual points of view, and while I enjoyed Callie, it’s Garrett that was the standout character for me. His take on life, his ability to interact with such genuineness with all the people in his life – young, old or canine – is an absolute pleasure to read.
The narrative is well paced and there’s a nice balance between Callie/Garrett and the other characters. And the supporting characters? What a hoot some of them turned out to be. From their families, to the students they teach, there are plenty of personalities that bring spirit to the book.
I do wish we spent more time with Callie and Garrett as their current relationship developed. Often it felt like their teenage feelings for one another became the default for how they feel today. They just seemed to fit together so seamlessly that it came across as a tad too easy. Did neither of them even develop a bad habit to drive the other nuts in the intervening years?
Getting Schooled is definitely a feel good romance and I was happy to read that this is the first in a series. I can’t wait to read more.