Review: F*ck Love | Tarryn Fisher

You shouldn’t have to convince anyone to choose you. There is no real choice in love.

Book Info

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Number of Pages: 275
Perspective: First Person
Location: Florida and Washington

In F*ck Love, after an all-too-realistic dream, Helena realizes that her future husband is closer than she knew. Too bad she’s already in a relationship and her future husband is dating her roommate. For a complete summary, you can go here.

Book Review

TL;DR: This dark contemporary romance is Fisher's best book so far. 

Rating: 4/5

Full Review: The summary makes it sound like a rom-com like Something Borrowed. But it is much more complicated than that. I could have sworn this was a book by Colleen Hoover, not Tarryn. Fisher’s books are getting lighter and Hoover’s books are getting darker. I love it! It still has a little bit of the standard dark twists that she is known for, but overall it was much more optimistic than her previous stories (such as Marrow and Mud Vein).

I also thought this book made the most sense out of any of her books I have read so far. She tends to go off on random tangents and the endings never quite tie up all the loose ends. But there were still a few unanswered magical realism plot points in F*ck Love that could have been a little more fleshed out.

If it didn’t have the Muslim Black subplot (which was a callback to Marrow), I would have given this five stars. This is definitely my favorite of all of Fisher’s books I’ve read so far. Honestly, I almost gave up on her, but I am glad I didn’t. Now I am excited to try her newer books, such as The Wives. It could be a great choice for February in our 2020 Judging More Challenge: a non-traditional romance. 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! 

My Rating

4 star review

You can’t run away to find yourself. Yourself is there no matter where you go.

Judging More Than Just The Cover's participation in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program does not influence reviews.
signature

Do you agree? Disagree?