This is my first novel from this author and when the ARC arrived in the mail I jumped around like a goof ball.
This is the kind of YA That I love swoon for. The forbidden loves? Even better.
This was a slow burn of a beautiful love story that I got so completely lost in.
Ellison and Hendrix were fantastic. I loved both of them for so many different reasons. They both shined in this book. You can't help but be hooked on watching them and this story. You become invested.
The off limit daughter and the boy with a record. See? You want to read it too.
You hurt for Drix in this book. So much. This is a story about healing wounds and finding love. About two people who were hurt in such different ways, and yet they are perfect matches for each other.
Also, I want more from all the other characters. They were the best. Please? Can I beg? Holiday? Axle maybe? Say You'll Remember Me was a wild ride and I loved ever second.
When Drix was convicted of a crime--one he didn't commit--he thought his life was over. But opportunity came with the new Second Chance Program, the governor's newest pet project to get delinquents off the streets, rehabilitated and back into society. Drix knows this is his chance to get his life back on track, even if it means being paraded in front of reporters for a while.
Elle knows she lives a life of privilege. As the governor's daughter, she can open doors with her name alone. But the expectations and pressure to be someone she isn't may be too much to handle. She wants to follow her own path, whatever that means.
When Drix and Elle meet, their connection is immediate, but so are their problems. Drix is not the type of boy Elle's parents have in mind for her, and Elle is not the kind of girl who can understand Drix's messy life.
But sometimes love can breach all barriers.
Fighting against a society that can't imagine them together, Drix and Elle must push themselves--Drix to confront the truth of the robbery, and Elle to assert her independence--and each other to finally get what they deserve.