Goodreads Book Blurb:
***Thanks to NetGalley and Hachette Australia for an eARC of this book. The following review is my honest reflection on the text provided.
3.5 stars, rounded down
This is a sweet contemporary romance. Ruthie is quiet and comfortable in her safe bubble living in the retirement village. Teddy is tattooed with perfect hair. Don’t worry, you’ll be kept up to date on his hair status throughout, just in case you forget how perfect it is. I did find Ruthie to be the more interesting character of the two, even if I did have a hard time relating to her. She went out of her way to be nice to everyone and to keep everything organised with her lists and plans. Then Teddy walks in, all needy and intrusive, messing up her life. Sure, she probably needed it, but I guarantee Teddy would be obnoxious in real life. Even with all that perfect hair (or maybe because of it?).
It took a little too long to get into the story for me. Thorne kept hinting at events from Teddy and Ruthie’s past but not really giving any information and there was a slow buildup to when it felt the story was actually started. At least Teddy has perfect hair. Suddenly it was all over and the ending felt rushed. I was sad to see how much time and effort was spent building the base, only for the …
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