Lissa's Review: Forever Right Now by Emma Scott
KINDLE UNLIMITED PUBLISHER: Emma Scott RELEASED: October 24, 2017 GENRE: contemporary romance LENGTH: 285 pages FORMAT: ebook, paperback
Darlene Montgomery has been to hell and back…more than once. After a stint in jail for drug possession, she is finally clean and ready to start over. Yet another failed relationship is just the motivation she needs to move from New York to San Francisco with the hopes of resurrecting her dance career and discovering that she is more than the sum of her rap sheet. As Darlene struggles in her new city, the last thing she wants is to become entangled with her handsome—but cranky—neighbor and his adorable little girl...
Sawyer Haas is weeks away from finishing law school, but exhaustion, dwindling finances, and the pressure to provide for himself and his daughter, Olivia, are wearing him down. A federal clerkship--a job he desperately needs--awaits him after graduation, but only if he passes the Bar Exam. Sawyer doesn’t have the time or patience for the capricious—if beautiful—dancer who moves into the apartment above his. But Darlene’s easy laugh and cheerful spirit seep into the cracks of his hardened heart, and slowly break down the walls he’s resurrected to keep from being betrayed ever again.
When the parents of Olivia’s absentee mother come to fight for custody, Sawyer could lose everything. To have any chance at happiness, he must trust Darlene, the woman who has somehow found her way past his brittle barbs, and Darlene must decide how much of her own bruised heart she is willing to give to Sawyer and Olivia, especially when the ghosts of her troubled past refuse to stay buried. FIVE BOUNDLESS STARS
After reading the Butterfly Project, I was taken by Darlene and wanted to know her story. There’s just this connection I felt with her. Darlene has a troubled past, but she wants to take steps to get better. With that, she moves all the way across the country. That’s when she meets Sawyer. Oh Sawyer, I just really loved him. He’s very selfless and does something that is amazing. (not giving it away) This one of those stories that just guts you to the core. I felt everything, and the connection with these characters was incredible. I loved the feeling, of them meeting and going through life together. Darlene is one of those characters who thinks about everyone else. And even though she’s been through all of this crazy stuff. She still has that vulnerability, that need to help others. Emma Scott has this ability to write with such heart, that you feel every word. Like she just put her heart and soul into this story. I love those type of stories. The ones that make you feel.
"I held on to him, and he held on to me, just like he promised."
Overall, I give this Five Boundless Stars