Wish He Was You (The Blogger Diaries, #2) by K.D. Robichaux
Rosa's rating: 5 of 5 iScream Cones
"I'm gonna live like tomorrow doesn't exist."
Wish He Was You was difficult to read because my heart broke at the end of the previous book. Knowing that this was a true story made it even worse. Even knowing that ultimately there would be an HEA didn't spare me from the heartache of going through the process with Kayla. I found myself mentally coaching her, seeing where she was headed, covering my eyes as I peered between my fingers afraid to look, but unable to stop myself.
Being sent home was the last thing Kayla wanted. Her dreams of forever with her soulmate had been crushed without explanation and she was returning a shell of her former self. A shell because her heart had been left behind...with Jason.
When memories and loneliness overwhelm her, Kayla reaches out on social media looking for some companionship. Of course, being in a military town she ends up on base. She meets Aiden, a sweet good-looking man who makes her feel desirable and appreciated. There are no fireworks, just acceptance. Kayla is under no illusions, she knows who her soulmate is, and he's lost to her. But why be alone if she could be content with someone who cared for her? Yes, it's settling. But why not, since she couldn't have the one her heart yearned for?
I really enjoy the author's writing style. She totally had me visualizing what she was describing, so much that I could taste the southern cooking. I wanted to hug her granny and kick Jason and Aiden's ass. She made me feel like a close friend that she was telling her secrets to. And the amazing thing is that is exactly what she's doing as an author, sharing her story with her readers. That makes the journey even more exciting, and the cliffhanger even steeper at the end of this book. Thank goodness I'm late to the party and I know that the finale is already written, be still my heart. I'd love to stay and chat, but I'm rushing on to the epic finale so that Jason can make our Wish Come True.