This book is from the point of view of Kyle Hamilton, the cocky rock star from V is for Virgin. It’s four years after the first book. Val has graduated college and Kyle is now trying a solo music career after the band’s break up. He’s gotten in touch with Val again and now he’s trying to convince her that he’s changed and deserves another chance.
What I Liked
- This book was a lot better than the first one (you can see my review for that one, V is for Virgin, here). This one was an actual romance, which I’ve gotten into a lot lately.
- The characters are older, and are able to make more adult decisions. It made the story more relatable to me – it was no longer just a frilly high school book. (It wasn’t that frilly before, but this book definitely had more substance.)
- It was great to see Kyle work on improving his character for Val. And it was great to see that Val wasn’t going to compromise her values, even if she had strong feelings for Kyle.
- It’s always fun to have a book set enough in the future that you get to see where each character ended up.
What I Didn’t Like
- The characters acted a lot older than their ages. They were, for the most part, 21 and 22, but their decisions were much more mature and life-impacting that the decisions most people are making at that age. So that bothered me a little, but it wasn’t that bad.
If you managed to make it through the first book, then you’ll definitely enjoy this one.