by Layne Harper
Also by this author: Finding Infinity
Published by Layne Harper
on June 11th 2013
Pre-med student Caroline "Charlie" Collins, a sophomore at Texas A&M, knows exactly what she wants in life and the order that it will happen: finish college, complete medical school, and then fall in love. A chance meeting with A&M's star quarterback Colin McKinney changes everything. A friendship between the two grows over time and blossoms into a powerful love affair. Charlie and Colin must learn to cope with his transition to playing professional football, the crushing attention of the media, and constant demands of his fans. At the same time, she's struggling with how her dream of attending medical school will fit into their already stressed relationship and Colin's new life. Falling Into Infinity asks the question is just loving someone enough to make a relationship work?
Sooooooo, grad school started, you guys! I don’t know what to think or how to feel about this…. I mean, I’m slightly nervous because I’ve been out of school of a year and a half now and while one doesn’t simply FORGET to school….. THIS IS FRIGGIN’ GRAD SCHOOL…. I’ve heard people CRY during grad school. I even talked to one of my old friends that went through the same program as me and she told me first hand just how stressed out she was and how much she did the WEEPING…Thinking back on it now, I should have probably hung up the phone in her face…..but I kept listening because I LIVE to be tortured….
I IS SCARED. AND I IS FREAKING OUT, YAWL.
But, enough running my mouth, onto the book review!
Falling Into Infinity starts out rather odd because it hops back and forth in time. But after you get used to the sporadic chapters, it was oddly gratifying to have it that way. It just felt.. right?
I kid you not. This is one of those books that, once you get into it, you shall not be able to take your eyeballs away. Not even for a second. It took everything in me to snatch myself away from the book for more than two seconds so I could start planning my classes for grad school, but alas…. #BOOKWORMPROBLEMS…
So, here’s the low down:
The two characters, Charlie and Colin (whom I will refer to as sexy Colin for the sake of the review) meet when they are in college, right? Well, I instantly got THOSE HEARTS in my eyeballs because I just knew it was going to be good! And HOLY CAKE BALLS was I CORRECT. As with any relationship, it starts out all happy, and puppy dog tails, and unicorn horns. BUT, things start to get suffocating for Charlie when she needs some space from Collin. She desperately wants to tell him this without hurting his little football heart.
Oh, PSST, did I mention that Collin, is a SEXY football player….????
Well anywho, once he makes it to the big times, he gets even MORE suffocating.. and that just won’t do.. NOPE.
So, now Charlie is just like… that’s IT. DIS NOT WORKING NO MO. This girl needed some “me” time in a SERIOUS way.
So she’s all like: “Yo, dude. I need some space here. DO. YOU. MIND??”
But Collin’s all like: “But baby, I LURVE you. I want to spend the rest of my life with you. YOU DA ONE.“
He just doesn’t get it. All the while Charlie is keeping a secret from him that could ruin them forEVA.
So yeah, drama. EXPLODES. You guys,I have never had my heart hurt due to what was happening in a book… I mean, I HAVE, but it doesn’t happen very often. Being witness to the way these two broke each other was just….. well, for lack of better words, HEART BREAKING.
They both needed the time to mature and to find themselves. So when they meet again unexpectedly again in the future, and the sparks were still flying, I was all like: YASS.
So yes, this book TOTS has my vote of approval! I say if you haven’t picked this book up you NEEDS TO. Like, NOW. It’s full of steamy, hot moments, as well as two relatable and messed up characters that have to be broken until they have nothing left.
Have I convinced you guys to try this series out yet?? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?? Oh! And Lemonheads or Sour Gummy Worms?