The Deal wasn’t the steamy-dirty fare that I’m used to from Ms. Kennedy, but it still brings the sexy in a very realistic way for characters so young. Although, The Deal isn’t groundbreaking in its plot, it was refreshing in that the characters were likable and multifaceted without manufactured, unnecessary angst. Here, there was no side-eyeing and eye rolling incessantly at nonsensical antics that typically define NA romance. For me, The Deal is full of win! Read more.