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The Love Hypothesis
Reading Time: 2 minutes

If you think a romance about STEM researchers sounds super sexy, raise your hand. I didn’t either, but after reading The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood, my new favorite hashtag is #stemtastic.

This book is outstanding, and you don’t even need me to tell you this. It was selected as an Indie Next pick and made the NYT Bestseller list. So instead, I will tell you why I think it’s a book you need to read this minute.

  1. It’s funny, as in ROFL funny. Spit-take funny. All the funny.
  2. It elevates science-loving far-sighted women to goddess status.
  3. It contains a leading man with a big brain and an even bigger heart. Oh, and abs; lots of abs too. 
  4. Olive is a character we can all relate to, even if we don’t spend our days looking through a microscope. She’s intelligent and capable yet often neglects to eat like a grown-up and has a pathological fear of public speaking.
  5. By now, you know that I’m all about the sidekicks, and I loved Anh, Malcolm, Holden, and Jeremy as much as I did Olive and Adam. They’re like the grad student version of the Avengers.
  6. It’s a fearless novel, taking on real-world workplace issues like sexual harassment and bullying leaders.
  7. It pokes fun at rom-coms while simultaneously being one.
  8. It elevates the fake-dating trope to an art form.
  9. It’s a perfect read entering a New Year when many make self-improvement resolutions. The Love Hypothesis will remind you that imperfect and fabulous are not mutually exclusive.
  10. I’m leaving #10 open for you to fill in once you’re done reading The Love Hypothesis. 

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