Lynn Painter Announces Sequel to “Better Than the Movies”

By: Graeme, February 7th, 2024 7:02 pm.

Great news for fans of Lynn Painter’s heartwarming and humorous young adult romance “Better Than the Movies”, as a sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel has been announced.

The sequel is titled “Nothing Like the Movies”, and this highly anticipated follow-up promises to deliver all the charm and challenges of young love that readers adored in the first book.

The sequel, “Nothing Like the Movies”, takes place a few months after the ending of “Better Than the Movies”. Readers will once again join the lives of Wes and Liz as they navigate the complexities of their relationship amidst the backdrop of college life.

Despite the rocky end to their high school romance, Wes is determined to win Liz back with grand romantic gestures straight out of the rom-com playbook she loves. The two are now attending UCLA together.

The sequel is scheduled for October 1st, 2024, a Tuesday. As publication dates often change, you can Follow Lynn Painter and get notified of any date changes to this upcoming novel.

While this is the first true sequel, Lynn has also written a prequel short story “Better Than Before”, and a follow-up short story to “Better Than the Movies” called “Better Than the Prom”.

Lynn Painter, known for her engaging storytelling and relatable characters, explores themes of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship. Readers can expect dual points of view, offering intimate insights into both Wes and Liz’s thoughts and feelings as they work through their personal and collective challenges.

Painter’s work continues to resonate with readers of all ages, offering a refreshing take on the rom-com genre through the lens of young adulthood. With her knack for creating memorable characters and scenarios that balance wit with emotional depth, “Nothing Like the Movies” is poised to be another hit in Painter’s growing collection of beloved novels.

“Nothing Like the Movies” will release October 1st, 2024 in both ebook and hardcover format, and you can pre-order it today.

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