“Perhaps the best way to deal with the loss of the people we love is to find them in as many places and things as we can. And with the unclear chance that the people we lose are still somehow able to hear us, we may never have to stop talking about them.”
*Chefs kissing..5 stars! * And …Right here Is the reason why, after almost 10 years, we did Always Get excited for a new Colin Hoover edition. Her love stories come imbued with a mixture of humor, sadness, deep emotion, wonderfully connectable characters, and of course the sublime writing of this amazing writer. What is there to dislike? Colin Hoover’s books are the reader’s dream, and we will forever devour every word she writes.
‘I feel the words I’m about to say are the most important words that will ever come from me. I wish I was more prepared. ‘
Reminders to Him is a painful story of painful love, loss, second chances and forgiveness told through the eyes of Kana Rowan, who was recently released after serving 5 years in prison, and Ledger Ward, the wonderful man so deeply connected to his essence. Its past and present.
‘We’re all just a bunch of sad people doing what we have to do to get there by tomorrow.’
After the death of her boyfriend Scotty, and the completion of her prison sentence, Kanna returns to Scotty’s hometown hoping to allow access to her daughter, who has been cared for for the past 5 years by Scotty’s parents, however, they have no intention of allowing her daughter to buy access. It is a condition that tears the intestines and breaks our hearts.
“Resentment is heavy, but for the most abusive people, I guess forgiveness is even heavier.”
Do not want to give anything about the story, we promise that this book will seep into your heart and soul. This is a story you will think about, and feel, long after the last page closes. Wow, this last page !! So beautiful, even as he reads through a flood of tears. We remained emotionally drained, as we provided emotionally.
“Please don’t,” I whisper. “It already hurts enough.”
“I know. I’m sorry.”
The family dynamics were perfectly balanced, and the conflicting emotions between all the characters, especially the DJ, caused our stomachs and hearts to writhe in a storm of emotions. We understood every feeling, we felt every emotion. It was torture – but of the good kind, where you know the pain will be worth it in the end.
‘I do not like that the one person I do not like the most in this world reminds me of the person I love the most.’
We do not know how Colin Hoover does it. How does she manage to tell story after story and everyone feels so unique, so fresh and yet so ‘Colin‘. Reminders from him is a Must read To all Colin Hoover fans. And if you have never experienced the true and heartfelt novels of this author, then you should get on the ‘Hoover Train’ right away! Start with this book, and you will understand exactly what we mean!
Bravo! For the comprehensive, wonderfully excellent and exciting reading! Unforgettable 5 stars!
‘.. Such moments remind me that happiness is not something permanent that we all try to achieve in life, it’s just something that appears occasionally, sometimes in tiny doses that are just significant enough for us to walk.’