Genre: Adult Romance.
Number of Pages: 308.
This is a story about a married couple who is falling apart after many years of infertility and unspoken words. They have to decide if their perfect beginning can help them get back to a perfect ending. For a complete summary, you can go here.
I’ll be completely honest, when I started reading this book, I thought it felt familiar. I thought it would be like a lot of other books I have read (for some reason I was getting a What Alice Forgot vibe at first). I also always doubt Colleen Hoover. In my mind, I always think it’s impossible for an author with such die-hard fans to actually be good. But, oh my God, I eat up every single one of her books, including this one. She always proves me wrong.
What I loved most about this book is that it felt real to me. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been married for a while now, so I am getting bored of reading love-at-first-sight novels. It is refreshing to read about people who have been married for about the same amount of time I have. And, perhaps, that is why I sat in bed ugly crying while reading this book. [Pro tip: don’t read this book in public].
I also loved the ending. Given the circumstances of the book, I thought the ending was believable. I hate endings in books like this that try to make everything too perfect, just for the sake of a happy ending. I want an ending that make sense for the circumstances, even if it isn’t the outcome the characters wanted. Hoover did a great job of finding that balance.
(Ahem, this book also gives some more risqué love scenes than any of Hoover’s other books that I have read.)
I highly recommend this book, but I think women will love it the most. I even gave it my Best Book Award. If you are interested in buying the book, you can buy it here. After you have read it, leave a comment and let me know what you think!
“No matter how much you love someone—the capacity of that love is meaningless if it outweighs your capacity to forgive.”
Read my reviews of Hoover’s other books: