5 amazing stars!
“Everyone has scars, Tenley. If we’re lucky, they’re only on the outside.”
There’s so much to be told about this story I don’t think there are enough words, I read it so long ago and yet even now I can pretty much quote parts of it by heart, that’s how many times I’ve devoured it. Once you start reading there’s no going back, that’s it, you’re hooked into this beautiful world filled with tattoos, piercing, books and cupcakes. Let’s just say that I will forever associate ink piercing and cupcakes with this story.
Whatever you think this story will be like, forget it, nothing can prepare you for the awesomeness that is Clipped Wings. From beginning to the end, what starts as a slow burn turns into a raging fire that consumes your every moment and you can’t not just put the book down but even blink.
Devour. Devour. Devour.
Tenley and Hayden are the definition of opposites attract. A bookworm all shy and timid, and a tattoo artist, not at all shy. Both though have been through enough to last them a lifetime.
“Maybe that was where the connection came from: we were linked through the pain of loss.”
Both are deeply flawed characters that their stories would scare anyone away but in this case, they fit together like those two pieces of puzzle you never thought could not only fit but create a beautiful picture as well.
“I’m sorry I can’t make the hurt go away.”
“You do, every time you touch me.”
What starts as innocent flirting and subtle glances, turns into a passionate relationship that consumes them and in turn, the readers. Their love story although fierce it feels real and there’s not a single moment when you think this doesn’t feel real.
I’m not going to spoil, the beauty of this story is going in knowing absolutely nothing and letting it unfold page by page, chapter by chapter. I will tell you one thing for sure though, the amazing writing and the details HH puts in her stories combined with the characters’ fierce personality that shines through, this is hands down a must read!