This didn't really work for me. But I think there will be people who will like this.
The romance was literally the last part of the book. But the narrator had a crush on his best friend, so maybe that will make it better for others. For me? I just couldn't get past that.
What I liked was the first person POV. But I would also have liked both characters to have a POV. It might have made this a bit more believable for me.