They said I was a bad idea. Poor. Violent. Criminal.
Layla saved me from my worst, but sacrificed her best to do
it. Now the tables have turned, and it’s time for me to bring her back to the
land of the living.
expect. And sometimes getting rid of them isn’t a choice at all.
different. But how can I be her true north if I’m still finding my own
direction? I’ll never know if I don’t try. And one thing’s for sure: I’ll try
anything for her.
This book was pure perfection from the first paragraph to the very last. It was as if the author had read my mind about everything I wished this book would be and then wrote something ten times better than what my fantasies may had been.
I loved how much happier this book was compared to the first angst-filled two. After seeing Nico and Layla suffer so much in the first two books, this one was a balm. Not to say that it was uneventful, becauce plenty of things happened, but there were no more doubts regarding their relationship. Both of them were here to stay this time. I adored seeing them building their life together, and fighting against outside challenges rather than interior obstacles.
I don’t want to give anything away because this book needs to be savored.
All I’ll say is that I have rarely enjoyed a book so much, and part of it is also due to the first two instalments, because only by seeing their struggles I could totally appreciate their happiness now.
In a word, Nico and Layla’s story is simply epic. It’s the kind of story that stays with you in the long haul, the one you find yourself thinking about again and again. The broke fed-ex delivery man with the body of a bad boy but a heart of gold and a dream in his pocket, and the girl who comes from wealth but is living a life that is not her own. And together they grow to become so, so much more.
It was a honor to witness their journey and when I eventually read the word end, I wished I could have read the rest of their lives together, because I was not ready to say goodbye. And yet, I also had a sense of peace, because after the stormy journey, they were both finally home, with each other
Springsteen fanatic, hopeless romantic, and complete and total bookworm. When
not writing or teaching about writing, she is hanging out with her family,
playing soccer with the rest of the thirty-plus crowd in Seattle, or going on
dates with her husband. In her spare time, she likes to go running with her dog,
Greta, or practice the piano, but never seems to do either one of these things
as much as she should.