I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Indecision by Brittany Fuller
Noah knew one thing in life, he would never let a woman rearrange his world ever again. After giving up his future once for what he thought was true love, only to end up alone with what little pride he had left, he headed out towards the West Coast and sunny California in hopes of putting his past behind him. After one year trying to fit into the fast-paced lifestyle, he's ready to pack up and head back to the south, and his old Kentucky home, even if it means crossing paths again with the demons he left behind. That is, until he meets her. The one girl he can't help but be drawn to no matter how hard he tries. As he finds himself ready to surrender everything once again for a future with the one woman he knows he will never be able to live without, he's suddenly forced to realize she just might not be willing to do the same. Evelyn has had the same dream since she can remember. After her parents moved her to northern California as a pre-teen, she is determined she won't rest until she can move back home to Orange County and somehow land a job at the LA Times. Vowing to never let anything stop her, and so far succeeding in making her goals come almost within reach, she will not compromise and will let nothing stand in her way. Although, the night a tall handsome stranger comes to her rescue in a dark corner of a downtown bar, her life is suddenly changed and forever rearranged. Noah soon has her questioning everything she thought she wanted in life. Suddenly, she finds herself torn between the life she always wanted, and the one man she's afraid to live without. Although, when she's offered her dream and the chance of a lifetime, does she take it, or does she choose him?
Indecision is a quick contemporary romantic read that makes us question whether love is worth risking all that we had ever dreamed for ourselves. At least, that is the predicament that our two main characters fall into.
The beginning of the book is definitely the strongest part. I really enjoyed getting to know our main characters and reading a little about their past that brought them to where they are now. I thought it was really neat how the author brought Noah back into Evelyn’s life and the connections that were there all along but none of them knew about. I did enjoy having Trevor add in some drama to the story to keep things interesting between Noah and Evelyn. I loved the author’s descriptions for the setting and I definitely enjoyed the season that the story takes place. I enjoyed the flirty interactions between our main characters and the angsty falling in love but not wanting to feelings. I was pleasantly surprised that when our main characters finally do the deed that it was not overly descriptive. Actually, it’s not even described at all which for a romance book I totally expected some erotica type material in there. The sex is just implied and as soon as Noah and Evelyn start to get somewhere it cuts to the next day. Again for me this was not a bad thing as sometimes reading all the dirty details is disturbing.
I will say that the only part of the book I disliked was the middle. I just felt as though not much happened during this time. It was all just about Noah and Evelyn’s whirlwind romance and missing each other and spending all this time together etc. The action started to pick back up near the end as Noah and Evelyn have their first big fight. Even then, I felt as though the fight was childish and could’ve been easily resolved if they just communicated better. The end is where our characters (mostly Evelyn) really question what they want in life and in their relationship. There is a big cliffhanger that implies that a second book is in the works.
Overall Indecision is an okay book I liked it especially the first half. I just wish there was a little more drama or action to drive the plot instead of the “giving up your dreams for love” trope. Again I say this because I do think it could’ve been resolved with some better communication between Noah and Evelyn.