This Is Not a Love Story (Love Story Universe) by Suki Fleet

"I was intrigued by the title, and wasn't entirely sure what to expect at first." Autumn on This Is Not a Love Story.

From the blurb:

When fifteen-year-old Romeo's mother leaves one day and doesn't return, he finds himself homeless and trying to survive on the streets. Mute and terrified, his silence makes him vulnerable, and one night he is beaten by a gang of other kids, only to be rescued by a boy who pledges to take care of him.

Julian is barely two years older than Romeo. A runaway from an abusive home, he has had to make some difficult choices and sells himself on the street to survive. Taking care of Romeo changes him, gives him a purpose in life, gives him hope, and he tries to be strong and keep his troubles with drugs behind him. But living as they do is slowly destroying him, and he begins to doubt he can be strong enough.

This is the story of their struggle to find a way off the streets and stay together at all costs. But when events threaten to tear them apart, it is Romeo who must find the strength within himself to help Julian (and not let their love story turn into a Shakespearean tragedy).

Autumn's Review:

Remee and Julian are one of a kind. Both of full of hope while living on the streets, yet nothing wants to work for them to stay together. 

This Is Not a Love Story was full of emotions. It's not on the steamy side, which I wasn't expecting. I fell in love with the mute Remee. And Julian, even though he struggles the most with living on the street. 

I can't read to read more of Suki's books now. 

Rating: 5 Stars

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