I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the two Bluewater Bay books that have made me cry so far are by the same author. I devoured this book in less than 24 hours, even pushing back work on my own book to both finish it and type up the review while everything is fresh in my mind. Selfie was my sort of romance, because it wasn’t just a romance. It was a story of a character’s journey through heartbreak and loss and how to come out the other side in (mostly) one piece.
Connor was just enough of an unreliable narrator to really hook me into his brain. I laughed when he laughed, and my heart ached when his did. He was an incredible well-crafted character, and the first-person narration worked well for the conceit of his conversations with Vince.
The only downside to the first-person narration of this book is that Noah came off as a little too perfect. That being said, it’s also completely appropriate because we’re only seeing him through Connor’s perspective. I definitely want a follow-up with these characters, and hopefully we’ll get in Noah’s head a bit more. Because I’m sure his imperfections are just as amazing as the rest of him.
Rating: 5 (out of 5) stars. Cross-posted to Amazon and Goodreads.
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