I am hooked on audio books! This is the second book I’ve listened to in the comfort of my car during my commute to work. And honestly, the traffic doesn’t bother me anymore as I’m so intrigued by the story unfolding around me. I actually feel sad when I get to work, pause it, walking away with a heavy heart. After a long day in the office, I look forward to my trip home, picking up where I left off.
Maybe Someday opens with these lines:
“I just punched a girl in the face. Not just any girl. My best friend.”
Wow, I thought, this is gripping stuff. I want to know more… I need to know more!
Then I learn that Sydney has just discovered her boyfriend, Hunter has betrayed her for months with her best friend, Tori right under her nose! A neighbor, Ridge who plays guitar in the apartment above, befriended her a few days ago when he catches her writing lyrics to his songs. As their friendship grows, Ridge finds himself in the precarious position of revealing the betrayal to Sydney, having witnessed Hunter and Tori’s shenanigans from his apartment. Sydney is gutted, first punching Tori then Hunter, as words wouldn’t do justice to their deplorable deeds. She storms out of the apartment with nowhere to go.
Ridge offers her a place to stay. Sydney feels an instant attraction to him and can’t reason her emotions considering the turmoil she’s in. Ridge and Sydney strike a deal to work together on composing songs. Ridge has a girlfriend, Maggie, whom he adores from a relationship spanning five years. But he’s not strong enough to fight his heart siding with Sydney. They share a kiss and soon realize the emotions evoked can only stir trouble.
Maybe Someday is a romance unlike any other. Sydney and Ridge kiss only once, but the passion between them, the unspoken words, doing what’s good for others, not allowing themselves to be happy, leads to dramatic twists and turns. The characters are humorous and relatable. The fact that songs were written from the story for readers to listen to after the book, makes me love Colleen Hoover even more. Not only did she write one of the most touching stories I have ever read, but she afforded me hours upon hours of joy, falling in love with her characters, leaving me smiling to the very last word.
Please, please, please read this book. You can thank me later 🙂