Falling in Love with ‘Would Like to Meet’ by Rachel Winters

Sneak Peak

In Rachel Winters’ “Would Like to Meet,” we follow the charming and relatable protagonist, Evie Summers, who works as an assistant to a film agent. Evie finds herself in a predicament where she must prove that romantic comedies reflect real-life situations by recreating meet-cute moments as mandated by her boss. But things take an unexpected turn when Evie navigates through a complicated love triangle while trying to balance work, friendship, and her own love life.

My Take

“Would Like to Meet” is a delightful and heartwarming romantic comedy that cleverly weaves together humor, love, and self-discovery. Winters crafts a lovable protagonist in Evie, who is not only endearing but also relatable, making readers root for her from the very beginning. The supporting characters are equally charming and well-developed, adding depth to Evie’s journey.

One of the aspects I truly appreciated about the book is the way Winters pays homage to classic romantic comedies while also giving a fresh and modern twist to the genre. The witty dialogue and humorous situations will keep readers entertained throughout the story. Moreover, the exploration of relationships, both romantic and platonic, feels authentic and adds emotional depth to the narrative.

However, there were moments when the plot felt a bit predictable, following some typical romantic comedy tropes. Despite this, Winters’ writing style and the engaging characters make up for any predictability in the storyline.

What Makes the Book Unique

What sets “Would Like to Meet” apart is its meta approach to the romantic comedy genre. By incorporating elements of beloved rom-coms within the story, the book not only pays tribute to the classics but also offers a fresh perspective on what love and relationships mean in today’s world. This meta-narrative adds layers of depth and cleverness to the overall storytelling, making it a standout feature of the book.

Additionally, the diverse and well-rounded cast of characters brings a refreshing and inclusive dynamic to the story, allowing readers to connect with a range of different personalities and experiences.


In conclusion, “Would Like to Meet” is a delightful read that will warm your heart and make you believe in the magic of love, friendship, and second chances. Rachel Winters’ witty writing, endearing characters, and unique take on the romantic comedy genre make this book a must-read for fans of love stories with a touch of humor. Pick up “Would Like to Meet” for a fun and engaging journey that will leave you smiling long after you’ve finished the last page.

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