Book Reviews

Slammed by Colleen Hoover

“Following the unexpected death of her father, 18-year-old Layken is forced to be the rock for both her mother and younger brother. Outwardly, she appears resilient and tenacious, but inwardly, she’s losing hope.

Enter Will Cooper: The attractive, 21-year-old new neighbor with an intriguing passion for slam poetry and a unique sense of humor. Within days of their introduction, Will and Layken form an intense emotional connection, leaving Layken with a renewed sense of hope.

Not long after an intense, heart-stopping first date, they are slammed to the core when a shocking revelation forces their new relationship to a sudden halt. Daily interactions become impossibly painful as they struggle to find a balance between the feelings that pull them together, and the secret that keeps them apart.”

~Synopsis from Goodreads

Okay wow this book was amazing. Bet you guys are tired of me saying that. Not my fault I’m reading a ton of great books.

But anyways, this book deals with death and this very close to my heart. Dating someone older is also something I relate to just not a teacher.

I think the grief is so real and the story and romance is just beautiful. Like forreal such goals! I love how CoHo focused on the romance but throws in more important things like death and grief. She does that in every one of her books and I love it.

I gave this a 5 out of 5 stars. I absolutely loved it. It is new adult so 17+ but otherwise I think everyone should read it!

Until Next Time,

Alex

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