I’m pretty sure the only reason I didn’t cry when I finished this one was because I had to go to class. But lord. This whole series got me pretty good.
This book in one sentence: If the previous two books were considered bad, this one is considered worse, I mean, I didn’t need my heart anyway.
Okay, so this will probably have some type of spoiler or something becuase this is the third book in the series. But I’ll try to behave.
The first book in this series was told by Oliva, the second was told by Leah, and this one was told by none other than Caleb. I mean it started out with me biting my nails!
[Noah says] “You care about her, Caleb. That’s fine with me. You and I won’t have a problem as long as you keep your hands off my wife.”
In both of the previous books we got a small snippet of what Caleb was thinking at times. But never anything as much as this novel. This one went back to the past past, as the first book in the series did, but we got a look at what Caleb was thinking while him and Olivia were in the beginning stages of their relationship. It was eye opening to see what he was thinking and feeling in the very beginning.
I mean through the entire book, Caleb made it obvious, and spoiler, that he was in love with Olivia the entire time, even when he was married to Leah.
Olivia Burned. When she walked into a room you could feel her fire.It rolled off her in waves. She was angry and passionate and fearless. She burned hot enough to keep everyone away. It was a good trick, except I played with fire.
I fell. Hard. For the rest of this life and probably the next. I wanted her – and every last inch of her stubborn, combative, catty heart.
Literally all my highlights in this book have the note “whoa” because everything that was thought, everything that was said was intense and incredible. This love was so strong from beginning to end and getting to see the very beginning of their relationship in Caleb’s pov changed just about everything. I can’t explain how much love I have for these characters.
In this book I really realized how long I had followed these characters although these books weren’t really that long. I got to see them grow up and see how each decision impacted what happened next. I’m so glad that I took the time to read this helluva series and I will not soon forget it!
“I make you vulnerable because you love me. That’s the price you pay for love, baby girl.”