Hopeless by Colleen Hoover

I am very excited to be doing my first book review!  I just finished reading this amazing book by none other then Colleen Hoover!  She is a favorite author of mine as I loved Slammed and Point of Retreat!  I am not one to give things away when I give a review, but I want to leave you wanting to read the book!  So I hope you enjoy my first of many book reviews.

Book Synopsis:
Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies…

That’s what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she meets Dean Holder. A guy with a reputation that rivals her own and an uncanny ability to invoke feelings in her she’s never had before. He terrifies her and captivates her all in the span of just one encounter, and something about the way he makes her feel sparks buried memories from a past that she wishes could just stay buried.
Sky struggles to keep him at a distance knowing he’s nothing but trouble, but Holder insists on learning everything about her. After finally caving to his unwavering pursuit, Sky soon finds that Holder isn’t at all who he’s been claiming to be. When the secrets he’s been keeping are finally revealed, every single facet of Sky’s life will change forever.

I really must begin by saying I was taken with this book within the first few pages!  I couldn't put the book down.  I had to read every word and couldn't wait to find out what would happen next.  First off Sky is not your average teen--she has been home schooled her whole life by her adopted mom who also doesn't allow TV, telephone, Internet or any of the creature comforts most teens are use to.

She and her best friend Six have finally convinced her mom into letting Sky go to public school, but Six is leaving for 6 months on an exchange program.  That's alright though because Sky will met the awesome Breckin and they will become fast friends.

When Sky goes to the grocery after school and runs into Holder things start getting good!  Holder is rough around the edges, but a sweetheart underneath it all.  He stole my heart pretty quick.  He says some pretty amazing things throughout the book, too!

As you read the truth starts to unfold and a love starts to grow between Sky and Holder. You won't be able to put it down.  You are going to be swept away by Holder!  He just has this way about him and he was meant to be with Sky. 

I will say this is so much more then love story so be prepared! 

When you finish reading the book you need to go to Colleen's blog and read this little present from her: It is "best first kiss" from Holder's POV!  Oh My Word!!

Some of my favorite lines:

  • "You're a liar," he whispers.  "You're a whole lot attracted to me and I'm about to prove it."
  • “Its real, Six. You cant get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. Its the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.” 
  • (I could actually copy about 3 pages, but I'll just give you this line...) “I want you to keep them open...because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.” 
  • “Does not-your boyfriend realize I'm Mormon?" I nod. "It turns out, Holder doesn't have an issue with Mormons at all. He just has an issue with assholes.” 

I could go on and on, but you need to just get the book and start reading it for yourself!  Enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. Wow. I'm honored to be one of your first reviews, and I loved every word of it! Thank you!


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