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Reviewed by Maryann Namayi for Readers' Favorite
With You by Amanda Waters is a captivating romance novel that follows the journey of Kristen, a successful woman grappling with cognitive dissonance. Along with her father George, she embarks on a quest to find an apartment that meets her exacting standards. Leaving Chicago behind, Kristen arrives early at her new apartment near Wrigley Field in Riverton. For Kristen, Nona’s feels like home - a sentiment shared by her former roommates Nora and Liz - and represents her idealized version of an Italian restaurant in a movie. However, when Jack unexpectedly re-enters her life, Kristen is confused. Is her reluctance toward romance driven by fear or simply another means of avoiding reality? Readers must delve further into the story to discover the truth and explore a world where every character is unique.
With You is an uplifting and engaging read that deftly explores the topics of romance and suspense. Amanda Waters offers a nuanced perspective on love and its role in forging meaningful connections. Each character experiences a sense of belonging as they find common ground in their shared experiences. The relationship between Kristen and Jack is particularly compelling, characterized by mutual respect and appreciation. This novel delves into the complexities of human relationships, from friendships and romantic entanglements to the formation of new bonds. Waters’ writing style is engaging and draws the reader into the story from the first page. Her characters are well-developed and relatable, thus making it easy for readers to become invested in their journeys. The plot is well-paced and keeps the reader engaged throughout.