I seriously think that Colleen Hoover has one aim in life and that is to set a record for how many people in the world she can make cry. Yet again, she reeled me, made me fall in love with her characters and then squeezed my heart till it hurt.
November 9 by Colleen Hoover
Published by Simon and Schuster on November 10th 2015
Genres: Fiction, Romance, New Adult, Contemporary, General
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Beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover returns with an unforgettable love story between a writer and his unexpected muse.
Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day before her scheduled cross-country move. Their untimely attraction leads them to spend Fallon’s last day in L.A. together, and her eventful life becomes the creative inspiration Ben has always sought for his novel. Over time and amidst the various relationships and tribulations of their own separate lives, they continue to meet on the same date every year. Until one day Fallon becomes unsure if Ben has been telling her the truth or fabricating a perfect reality for the sake of the ultimate plot twist.
Can Ben’s relationship with Fallon—and simultaneously his novel—be considered a love story if it ends in heartbreak?
First Line of November 9 by Colleen Hoover:
“I wonder what kind of sound it would make if I were to smash this glass against the side of his head.”
My Thoughts on November 9 by Colleen Hoover:
Let’s just state the obvious first – I loved it. I loved the characters, I loved the romance, I loved the book theme and I loved the way the book was set up so that the characters would meet every year on November 9.
As it’s a Colleen Hoover book, if you’ve ever read one before, you will know there are some plot twists ahead. That’s all I’ll say on that.
My favourite part was that the book itself takes a swipe at all those book troupes that we love to hate – insta-love, cliffhangers, and romantic angst. It was like an inside joke and I thought it was hilarious the way it was done. And yes Fallon and Ben have that insta-connection but they gave their love room to grow and develop and I fully believed in them.
“Oh, it was still insta-love,” I tell her. “But ours is legit.”
Fallon and Ben are two very appealing characters, both have past issues they are dealing with but it’s easy to have faith in them to pull though. There is also a fab supporting cast including a couple of much loved characters from Ugly Love which made me very happy.
And the other thing you need to know is that you’ll need a therapy session after reading this book. There is SO MUCH TRAUMA. My emotions took a battering and half. But when my heart wasn’t bleeding feels, I was roaring with laughter or swooning like a teenager.
Such a rollercoaster of a read but I loved every chapter. I smiled big, I cried hard and made a pledge to auto -buy every book that Colleen Hoover ever writes.
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Who should read November 9 by Colleen Hoover?
I’d highly HIGHLY recommend this to all who love romantic, emotional books with characters that make you care. Fans of Colleen’s previous books should also love.