This is the second book from the When Rivals Play series... It can be possibly read as a standalone but I recommend reading the first book—The Peer and The Puppet.
This is Lou and Wren's love story... here you'll witness the dark side of loving someone who's hell bent on not accepting it... of loving someone with a dark past... of loving someone who seems so difficult to be with... But that's the beauty of love—it's relentless and powerful and nobody stands a chance against it.
Its definitely not a light read because it's a slow-burn and it's full of angst... I admit the push and pull of Lou and Wren was almost so frustrating... I thought they'll never be.
It's full of twists and turns and surprises that'll blow your mind away... There were even times where I was like, "...and these guys are in high school?" but anything is possible in this world.
It funny, angsty, romantic and has action and suspense.
If you're a fan of Tijan, Pepper Winters and JM Darhower, then this is the book to pick up next.