I received this book for free from Katrina Marie in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Remember That Night by Katrina Marie
Series: Taking Chances #4
on August 14, 2018
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
Source: Katrina Marie
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Darcy Quinn doesn’t do sloppy seconds—even if they are her own. She has reinvented herself just in time for college and is determined to show the world she is stronger than ever so no one can hurt her again…especially Derrick Rhodes.
For as long as he can remember, Derrick’s only wanted two things: to play college ball and to be Darcy’s man. This all came to a crashing halt a year ago. He lost his future and his girl. Now he'll stop at nothing to make the team and win Darcy back for good.
Can the two of them find a way to overcome the past and become the people they have always wanted to be? Will Darcy take a chance on loving again?
Remember That Night is the fourth book in the Taking Chances series. Each one could be read as a standalone but if you want to read this one, I suggest reading Cruel and Beautiful Life to full understand this book. Plus there is some spoilers from the other books so proceed with caution.
Darcy and Derrick are the main characters for Remember That Night and the story is told in their point of views. That’s something I personally like because I love getting inside the character’s head and learning their prospective.
About The Characters
Derrick is probably my second favorite in the series. Jake (Ways To Go) is still my favorite sorry not sorry Derrick. He’s very sweet, attentive and romantic. He seems very different compared to the other guys in the series but Jake just owns my heart. I really enjoyed the fact that he played basketball and he gave us a bit of a glimpse of what it is like to balance college, relationships and sports.
Darcy was a character I was looking forward to meeting but for some reason she didn’t live up to my expectations. She’s probably my least favorite character aside from Cami. I didn’t really like that her main thing was transforming and hiding her geeky side. I felt like she was kind of fake. And she was also a little too dramatic for me and held a grudge forever instead of communicating.
About The Romance
Remember That Night is a second chance romance. Second chance romances are my favorites. This one was rather sweet. I especially loved how attentive Derrick was, he seemed to remember little details about Darcy and it melted my heart. He also planned some very sweet dates and that is so rare for books. We rarely see dates in books. I also loved how hard Derrick fought for Darcy. I personally didn’t feel like she fought the same for him. I felt like he had to keep coming to her and not the other way around.
The one thing I can count on Katrina for is a sweet clean romance. Sometimes New Adult is flooded with sex scenes but Katrina’s writing isn’t like that. And honestly that’s one of my favorite things, because I get to really experience the story and fall in love with the characters. This one fell a little flat for me but I don’t know if it’s because I LOVED Ways To Go and I don’t know if any of the books in the series can top that one because I stand by my statement from my review in Ways To Go, that is Katrina’s best book to date.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying this book is bad in anyway. I just personally prefer Ways To Go but I have a feeling that the next book in the series is going to top Ways To Go.