The prequel to the book “It Starts with Us ” was a massive hit and sold millions of copies worldwide. This is the sequel to the book and was written after the readers demanded the author to know what lay ahead. The author Collen hoover once again has come with a great book which tells us what happens after the protagonist ” Atlas ” to ” Lily “that we gave reached the shore. In this book, you are going to read about how Lily and Atlas will revamp their love story, which was left unfinished several years ago.
About the Book:
The book “It Starts with Us” is based on a second chance at love. Many a times, once a relationship has broken or left unfinished, people move on in lives and rarely do they meet one another. But in this book, as destiny has to have it, Atlas and Lily meet one another after several years. This book discusses everything about how they reconnect and join the broken pieces of their lives back together. The book gives an in-depth understanding of Atlas’s life and the many skeletons hidden in his closet. It also addresses the life of Lily post divorce with Ryle. The book sold millions of copies in advance.
The plot of the Book:
Lily has a wonderful daughter whom she is raising as a single mother. She has filed for divorce from Ryle after being physically and emotionally abused by him. She is doing her best to manage both her flower boutique and to spend as much time with her daughter as possible. Life is tough as a single mother, especially when one has to encounter an ex husband every now and then for the sake of her daughter. She meets Atlas, who was her first love. Atlas left Lily to go to a different town to make a living for himself. However, he re-emerges in her life. They both still deeply appreciate and respect each other. But will they be able to rekindle their love once again? Can Lily trust another man after the trauma she underwent due to Ryle?
- Lily – She is a single mother who is taking life head-on. She is both strong and vulnerable. Her bond with her ex-husband or her decision to not file for sole custody of her daughter is commendable. She shares a wonderful bond with the people around her. Despite the pain she underwent, her demeanour in times of adversity makes me appreciate her even more.
- Atlas – The book ” It ends with us ” garnered him a lot of fan follwing. He was the perfect fictional boyfriend one could dream of. Even in the sequel, when his past is revealed, one cannot help but fall in love with his cool and composed personality even more. His love and respect for Lily and the care he showers on everyone around him are heartwarming.
- Ryle – Once a boyfriend who made one dizzy in love, shows the ugly side of his personality in this book. His attitude and arrogance about being well settled make one detest him. Moreover, the author added different layers to his character to reinforce the incidents of his past too.
About the Author:
Collen Hoover is the most popular author in the world right now. She rose to fame with her hit book “It Ends with Us” and ever since, her other books have been widely read and appreciated by readers all over the world. Her impressive way of story telling and the knack to pick sensitive subjects has struck the right cord with the readers. This book, “It Starts with Us,” has done the same. This book makes one live in the shoes of the protagonists and look at life from a different perspective. As a romance and young adult fiction writer, she has made a permanent spot in the hearts of readers in the literary world.
The author is successful in giving us in-depth knowledge about each character and their personalities. There is so much to learn from the lives of each character, like Lily, Atlas, and even Ryle. We strongly recommend this book for all “It Ends with Us” book lovers and also for anyone looking for great romantic fiction.