Series: Wait for You #1.5
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Date Published: October 24th 2013
Genres: Contemporary, Love & Romance, New Adult, Romance
Description: From the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of WAIT FOR YOU, this is the story of Cam and Avery’s sizzling romance as you’ve never seen it before, told exclusively from Cam’s perspective... now a NEW YORK TIMES top ten bestseller! Cameron Hamilton is used to getting what he wants, especially when it comes to women. But when Avery Morgansten comes crashing into his life – literally – he finally meets the one person who can resist his soulful baby blues. But Cam’s not ready to give up – he can’t get this feisty and intriguing girl out of his head. Avery has secrets, secrets that keep her from admitting the feelings Cam knows she has for him. What will it take to help him break down her barriers and gain her trust? Or will he be shut out of Avery’s life, losing his first real shot at the kind of love that lasts forever?
It only took a couple of chapters for everything in Wait for You to come back. I remembered Cam and his cookies (no, that’s not a euphemism!) pretty clearly. And Jase from Be With Me as well. Avery not as much. I think that Cam is s just a lot more fun. And a lot less angst-y.
I like Cam a lot. He’s the typical college party guy. With some history. He’s funny. Sexy for sure. And super patient with Avery. We do learn in Trust in Me that like Cam, his father asked his mother out numerous times before she said yes. I guess persistence runs in the family. Avery’s character isn’t developed much in Trust in Me. I guess it’s assumed that you know all about her past from Wait for You.
I pulled up Wait for You to reread some of the key scenes – like when Cam and Avery first meet cute. I could definitely see the attraction right away. And appreciated the difference in the scenes by Ms Armentrout. She really does a great job weaving the two stories together here. Cam’s confidence and Avery’s lack there of shine through in both stories. The two books are great companions to each other.
I like the premise of the romance from the guy’s point of view. It makes a nice change from the usual girl’s POV. Or the back and forth that is pretty prevalent these days. But I also think having a break between reading the two books helps a lot. Sure the story is still familiar. But not completely. I wouldn’t really recommend reading the two books back to back. Major overkill.
Overall, Trust in Me is pretty typical New Adult Contemporary Romance. Good by not great. I liked it better than Wait for You. And would recommend it.
If you are interested in this series, here are some links to the first and second books!