It’s been a minute since I talked about this series! But the book I’m currently reading is going a little slower than I hoped, so I thought I’d pop in and review a book from a while ago that deserves to be talked about, because it’s so flipping good. This whole series is probably one of my all-time favorite romance series, and it falls in the very niche New Adult Romance category that is like crack/chocolate to me. So anyway, let’s do this!
Some spoilers for the first book in the series, Luck on the Line (read the full review here!).
In Love on the Ledge, Sky Lopez escapes to the Hamptons to help plan her uncle’s wedding after the ugly breakup with her ex-boyfriend in Boston (which was featured in Luck on the Line). Truly, Sky is less heartbroken than embarrassed by the time her story is being told, although she’s not super keen to get set up with a plastic surgeon of her parents’ choosing. To top it all off, a roofer named Hayden falls through the roof into the very room she’s trying on her bridesmaid dress… basically right into her lap. Good thing she’s a nurse… now if only she could get him off her mind…
Meanwhile, Hayden is trying to juggle working for the family business with his desire to want to be completely independent of his family’s business… which is a tough place to be. And falling through a roof he’s supposed to be fixing isn’t exactly something he intended to happen during his summer job. But he got pretty lucky, really. He feel at the feet of Sky Lopez, after all.
3 Things I Loved
- Sky. I didn’t like Sky at all in Luck on the Line – she was a jealous side character, and I wasn’t here for it. She was also dating Bradley in the first book, and he was a tool and a half. But she shone bright in this book, and I loved her from the very first chapter.
- Hayden. Oh man. A sensitive, HOT construction guy? Who falls for the beautiful, whip smart Sky? Yeah, sign me up. Always sign me up.
- How complicated everything was. This was the best part of this book by far, which is why I saved it for last. There was nothing simple about the relationships in this book. The family dynamics were complicated for both Sky and Hayden. The friendships had ups and downs. The whole book was full of things that weren’t cut and dry. It was so REAL. It was refreshing. That’s Zoraida for you.*
*Disclaimer: I’m a huge stan for Zoraida Córdova, and I’m not sorry about it.
This section is the downside of reviewing a book a year after reading it. I remember loving it and I remember the basic plot. But I don’t remember if there was anything I found problematic in the book. It was a diverse cast of characters, I remember that much for sure. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that there weren’t any glaring problems in the book, and I definitely don’t remember disliking anything. Good content all around.
A reminder of the rating scale:
- Red = DNF, I hated everything
- Orange = Ugh, no thank you
- Yellow = I mean, I’ve read worse, but there were problems
- Green = This was good!
- Blue = Oh my gosh, I loved this book!
- Purple = This is the unicorn of books and I will be rereading it until the binding falls apart and EVERYONE should be reading it!
I gave the first book in the series a bluish-green rating, and I think I’m going to continue with that wishy-washy consistency. This series isn’t for everyone – New Adult Romance is a niche that doesn’t work for a lot of readers. But for people who like what I like – it’s a good one. So! Love on the Ledge gets a BLUISH-GREEN rating from me! Inching toward a solid blue. ❤