Does Forbidden Love Entice You?

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to get caught up in a forbidden love? Not like Romeo and Juliet, but wanting someone and knowing you couldn’t have them? Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover is a thrilling teen novel that explores the endless possibilities of love.

Sydney, 22 years old, has it all: college, a stable job, an apartment with her best friend Tori, and a wonderful boyfriend named Hunter. On her 23rd birthday, all comes crashing down when she finds out that Hunter and Tori have been sleeping together. Suddenly, the girl with everything becomes the girl with nothing: no roommate, no boyfriend, nowhere to go.

Then everything changes. She finally comes face to face with her neighbor; a guy named Ridge who she knows only through his music sessions on the patio. Their attraction, even through text, is undeniable. He allows her to live in his apartment when he sees her thrown onto the street, and this is where their love story truly begins. Through ups and downs, new shockers, twists, and turns at every corner, this book delves deep into how passion and heart can take two people such a long way.

If you’re thinking, “Oh, just another cliché love story,” you’re not alone. I thought the same thing when I first picked it up. The overlapping relationships, with complications and real life scenarios make this story both realistic and captivating, a great read for teens who love a good love story.

-Amanda, River Tribunal Member