In a powerful romance hailed as “heartbreaking, real, and breathtakingly beautiful” by Stacey Lynn, New York Timesbestselling author A. Meredith Walters tells the story of a troubled young woman and the unforgettable guy who teaches her to live—and love—to the fullest.
She’s waiting to die. . . . Corin Thompson is paralyzed by her obsession with mortality. Having lost both of her parents, she is terrified by the idea that she too will die young, and she loses control at any sign of illness. But when Corin connects with someone who has survived a very real brush with death, she begins to see the world in a whole new way.
He’s learning to live. . . . As Corin struggles under the weight of her neuroses, Beckett Kingsley is attempting to rebuild a life that feels all too temporary. With the ever-present threat of heart failure never far from his mind, he just wants to make the most of whatever time he has left. And that means pursuing the girl he never expected to find.
Together, Corin and Beckett finally learn to let go of their fears and take solace in everyday pleasures. Who knows what the future holds? After all, nothing lasts forever—the only promise they have is right now.
All that I can think as I finished this book is WTF did I just read. I am speechless and still don't have a full grasp on what happened in this book.
So this book follows Corin who is afraid of death yet she continuously believes that she has a heart problem and is dying. She has anxiety attacks so bad that blacks out a lot. It also follows Beckett who has a heart condition that nobody knew about until he had a heart attack at a young age. Beckett could die at any moment but after picking up the pieces of his life he is living his new life to the fullest. Beckett is determined to help Corin through her issues but can he stay alive long enough to help her get over them completely?
I found the plot to be an interesting one and the characters where a jumbled mess of unique. However, I felt like there was something lacking with this book. I had trouble putting myself into the book or any of the characters places. Don't get me wrong it was a great story. I didn't personally connect with it but I'm sure there are a lot of people who would absolutely love it.
3.5 Heartfelt Stars