Layla is a story about two young people, Ethan and Layla, who are in love but have to face some hard truths. After being forced apart by their families, they must find a way to be together against all odds. This beautifully written novel tugged at my heartstrings and had me rooting for the lovers the whole way through.
For who is this book for ?
If you’re a fan of beautifully written romance novels with an emotional pull, then Colleen Hoover’s Layla is for you. Told from both Ethan and Layla’s perspectives, this novel captures the highs and lows of young love perfectly.
- The characters are realistically drawn and easy to sympathize with
- The plot is well paced and keeps the reader engaged
- The writing is lyrical and emotive
- I found the beginning to be slow
- The ending was a bit too tidy for my taste
- Some of the dialogue felt unrealistic
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“Absolutely amazing. If you’re a fan of Colleen Hoover, then you will not be disappointed.”
“Layla is an amazing, heartbreaking story of first love. Hoover has a special gift for writing authentic and powerful emotion that will stay with you long after the last page.”
“Layla is a powerful love story that will stay with you long after the last page is turned. Hoover has outdone herself with this gem of a novel.”
“Colleen Hoover has done it again! With her breathtaking writing style, she manages to pull at your heartstrings and make you root for the lovers all the way through.”