Author: Aurora Rose Reynolds
Release Date: August 29, 2016
That moment your life changes.
That moment that changes your life.
That moment you love someone more than you love yourself.
That was the moment we gave our son up for adoption and the moment I was left bare. A wide-open space that would forever be empty.
There are moments that define you as a person, moments that prove just how strong you are, moments you push yourself to keep going forward when all you really want to do is give up. It was in one of those moments when I reached out and found him waiting for me.
When Shelby Calder left home fifteen years ago, she never planned on returning to the Alaskan town she left behind. But after the death of her grandfather and a bitter divorce, she hopes going home will be a fresh start for her and her ten-year-old son.
Zach Watters has made a lot of mistakes in his life. But when he sees Shelby Calder, looking more beautiful than ever, standing outside her childhood home, he promises himself that letting her go won't be a mistake he ever makes again.
Hands down this may be Aurora Rose Reynolds' best book to date. This book captivated the anguish of Shelby and Zach's situation perfectly, while still offering enough levity through humor and the intense chemistry between the as well to balance out the whirlwind emotions. I honestly could not get enough of this book. It took be through such a spectrum emotions in such a small amount of time.
Your heart will break right along with Shelby and Zach's, but piece by piece as they build their lives together, it will build your heart back up. This book has everything in ten-fold. It's an absolute must-read of the year for me, and will probably be one of my top reads of the years such as all of Ms. Reynolds' other books.
If you haven't fallen head over heels for this author WIDE OPEN SPACES is a great intro to her epically amazing stories. It is a standalone, though there are books before and after that are about secondary characters. A truly terrific book, and one I'd suggest to any reader looking for an escape.