Book Review: The Last Boy and Girl in the World – Siobhan Vivian

24157347The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian

Pages: 320 
Genre: Romance
Rating: 3/5


What if your town was sliding underwater and everyone was ordered to pack up and leave? How would you and your friends spend your last days together?

While the adults plan for the future, box up their possessions, and find new places to live, Keeley Hewitt and her friends decide to go out with a bang. There are parties in abandoned houses. Canoe races down Main Street. The goal is to make the most of every minute they still have together.

And for Keeley, that means taking one last shot at the boy she’s loved forever.

There’s a weird sort of bravery that comes from knowing there’s nothing left to lose. You might do things you normally wouldn’t. Or say things you shouldn’t. The reward almost always outweighs the risk.


It’s the end of Aberdeen, but the beginning of Keeley’s first love story. It just might not turn out the way she thought. Because it’s not always clear what’s worth fighting for and what you should let become a memory.


In all honesty, this book was pretty basic and similar to a lot of young adult books in terms of the romance. Even though the storyline was different since the town the story is set in was sinking, I didn’t find it an interesting read. I found it to be lengthy.

I thought the main characters were chill and likable. Morgan and Elise weren’t the best though. They made Keeley a third wheel in some situations.


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