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Seventeen-year-old Reyna has spent most of her life at her family’s gorgeous seaside resort in Tobago, the Plumeria. But what once seemed like paradise is starting to feel more like purgatory. It’s been two years since Reyna’s mother passed away, two years since Aiden – her childhood best friend, first kiss, first love, first everything – left the island to pursue his music dreams. Reyna’s friends are all planning their futures and heading abroad. Even Daddy seems to want to move on, leaving her to try to keep the Plumeria running.
And that's when Aiden comes roaring back into her life – as a VIP guest at the resort.
Aiden is now one-third of DJ Bacchanal – the latest, hottest music group on the scene. While Reyna has stayed exactly where he left her, Aiden has returned to Tobago with his Grammy-nominated band and two gorgeous LA socialites. And he may (or may not be) dating one of them…
I enjoyed this book so freaking much! From the characters to the relationships to the setting, Dass delivered a great contemporary debut that had a lot of elements that I loved. She even included some things that I don’t normally enjoy (I tend to not like reading books about musicians, sorry!) but everything worked really well in this book.
I loved reading about the Tobago setting. It’s not a country that I’ve read about before, and after reading this book I’ve been reading up on its history and current state. It’s all very intriguing!
I loved Reyna and her friendship/relationship with Aiden. It was so much fun to read about the two of them breaking apart and then coming back together.
Honestly, I have no complaints about this book and I’m looking forward to seeing what Sarah Dass comes out with next.