Sparrow Fisher is transforming. No longer dressed up in antiquated clothes and ideals, she is finally trying on her freedom.
Before she moves to New York City, she meets Ian Sterling, a musician Sparrow has dreamed about since she first saw him. The attraction is instant, but their relationship isn’t so simple.
Over a five year span, Sparrow and Ian run into each other in unusual places. Each time, Sparrow has to decide if she can trust him, if he feels the same for her, and finally, if love is really enough.
“You are my first
True Love Story is my first Willow Aster read and I was completely blown away. Aster writes with so much heart and soul it is extremely difficult to not get caught up in the whirlwind of emotions that contribute to the essence of True Love Story. True Love Story is written with such conviction, readers will be empathising with the main characters till the very end.
The book is told from Sparrow’s perspective and straight away readers know she has been hurt by the love of her life. The story travels back in time to where she met Ian Sterling – famous singer, guitar extraordinaire and ultimate heartthrob. The book explores in detail their passionate, all consuming and heartbreakingly beautiful love story.
“I’ve been looking for you, his eyes are saying. You’ve found me now, I’m certain my eyes are responding.”
As readers get caught up in Ian and Sparrow’s love and chemistry, the relationship’s inevitable demise, is still a shock and proves to be be excruciatingly painful. Willow Aster captures Ian’s love and Sparrow’s hurt so perfectly, readers will be left feeling broken and sensitive. Using an effective amount of realism and eliminating any excessive drama, Willow Aster not only writes about the elated feeling love brings, she focuses in detail on the dark and destructive cloud that hovers when it all goes horribly wrong.
True Love Story not only follows their lives together but it also highlights Ian and Sparrow separately. How they grew, matured and accepted things they could not change. The exploration of their individual characters, impacts the story development and story outcome significantly.
True Love Story is magnificently honest. taking readers on a journey of feels, Ian and Sparrow’s love will be remembered always.