September 14, 2016
It Ends With Us
"I am a brave and bold businesswoman with zero fucks to give for men in scrubs." ~ pg. 56
Lily has come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up in an abusive household. She graduated from college, moved to Boston and fulfilled her dream of starting her own business.
When she meets a hot neurosurgeon, Ryle, her life seems complete. Ryle and Lily first met one random night on a rooftop. Many moons later, they meet again and it is the perfect time. Perhaps too good to be true. As her new relationship overwhelms her, Lily begins reading old journals about her first love, Atlas. Then he suddenly reappears!
Chickadee's voice was heard whispering in my ear as I read It Ends With Us. It is the fictional version of RED FLAG! RED FLAG! It could possibly be a wake-up call to some readers. But most of all, this newly released novel is a love story that will warm your heart.
"Those words wrap around me like a warm blanket." ~ pg. 89
According to the Note From the Author, this is Colleen Hoover's most personal story. While reading, I thought either Colleen Hoover is one helluva writer that tapped into the minds of her characters or she is writing from real life personal experience. It digs deep. It is disturbing. I felt conflicting emotions, happy moments and sad-ready-to-tear-up times. Another author I like, Sarah Pekkanen, wrote the best blurb: "...you'll be smiling through your tears."
Bookhearts, I do not say this lightly. It Ends With Us is one of my favorite books of 2016. I will think of these characters and their situation long after having turned the last page.
Title: It Ends With Us
Author: Colleen Hoover
Published: August 2016