Slammed (Slammed #1)
by Colleen Hoover (Goodreads Author)
Enter Will Cooper: The attractive, 21-year-old new neighbor with an intriguing passion for slam poetry and a unique sense of humor. Within days of their introduction, Will and Layken form an intense emotional connection, leaving Layken with a renewed sense of hope.
Not long after an intense, heart-stopping first date, they are slammed to the core when a shocking revelation forces their new relationship to a sudden halt. Daily interactions become impossibly painful as they struggle to find a balance between the feelings that pull them together, and the secret that keeps them apart
Following the unexpected death of her father, 18-year-old Layken is forced to be the rock for both her mother and younger brother. Outwardly, she appears resilient and tenacious, but inwardly, she's losing hope.
Will thinks that Layken is an adult, and Layken doesn't know that Will is a teacher. They meet at school and Will ends the relationship. But both of their brothers are friends. Layken helps Will takes care of his brother because Will is alone in taking care of him. They get close when Layken's mom is diagnosed of cancer
They end up together. Layken's mom isn't dead yet.
I'm starting to love poems!