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Forever, Interrupted (Original)
Forever, Interrupted (Original) | Taylor Jenkins Reid
This heartrending debut novel weaves a beautiful love story with an homage to the redemptive power of female friendship. Have you ever heard of supernovas? They shine brighter than anything else in the sky and then fade out really quickly, a short burst of extraordinary energy. I like to think you and Ben were like that . . . in that short time, you had more passion than some people have in a lifetime. Elsie Porter is an average twentysomething and yet what happens to her is anything but ordinary. On a rainy New Year s Day, she heads out to pick up a pizza for one. She isn t expecting to see anyone else in the shop, much less the adorable and charming Ben Ross. Their chemistry is instant and electric. Ben cannot even wait twenty-four hours before asking to see her again. Within weeks, the two are head over heels in love. By May, they ve eloped. Only nine days later, Ben is out riding his bike when he is hit by a truck and killed on impact. Elsie hears the sirens outside her apartment, but by the time she gets downstairs, he has already been whisked off to the emergency room. At the hospital, she must face Susan, the mother-in-law she has never met and who doesn t even know Elsie exists. Interweaving Elsie and Ben s charmed romance with Elsie and Susan s healing process," Forever, Interrupted" will remind you that there s more than one way to find a happy ending."
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Jenken1998
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Sweet and heartbreaking read through grief. Elsie meets Ben. Its love at first sight. Elsie marries Ben quickly. Ben dies 9 days after they elope. Alternating chapters between their short but intense love affair and Elsie's struggle to cope with Ben's death. It was sad but sweet and hopeful.

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JenlovesJT47
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I have now officially read all of TJR‘s books. This one was a roller coaster of emotions to get through and I might need to watch I Love Lucy to cheer myself up. 😪 Still, definitely worth reading. I started it this morning and have been useless all day until I finished it. 4⭐️

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Kboltz
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I love Jenkins Reid‘s books. She is just a great storyteller. Elsie meets Ben and then the story follows. Tragedy occurs but Elsie works through it. Quick read. If you have recently lost someone this may be hard to read OR maybe it will help.

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Allthingsbooks
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Omg....such a great story.

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mommymendes
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Ok I'm done. Second book of 2019 and I am heartbroken. I cried and cried! Damn Fruity Pebbles! You will forever make my chest tighten!
#2/52

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mommymendes
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Is anyone reading or has anyone read this? I'm about 80 pages from being done and I'm going to need a brain dump. My heart can't handle this!

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dawnsworldblog
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This is the second book I‘ve read by this author and it definitely won‘t be the last; I‘m now on a mission to work my way through her back catalogue. A sad but moving story of what happens when you find ‘the one‘ only to lose them just as quickly and how you move on from a loss that great. Beautifully written. It made me cry and I don‘t think the pregnancy hormones can be blamed this time. It leaves you wanting to hug your loved ones very tightly.

Beckys_Books I read One True Loves by the same author and don't think I'm ready for any of her other books. 13mo
dawnsworldblog @Beckys_Books I‘ve not read that one yet, will keep an eye out for it! She definitely has a way of writing that really gets to you doesn‘t she? 13mo
Beckys_Books Yes, she does 13mo
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chelreads
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Evidence of the Affair is available on Amazon (FREE for Prime members!!) and it made me even more excited for Daisy Jones & the Six to come out next year! If it isn‘t already obvious, Taylor Jenkins Reid is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors! 😍

Since this new short story isn‘t an option on Litsy, I‘m tagging another TJR book that I‘m currently reading! #80in18

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Kendra.Diane
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A rainy day, a mug as big as my head and a new Taylor Jenkins Reid book.

Nute That‘s a big mug! 2y
BookaholicNatty Thats huuuugggeeee!!! 2y
Zelma That mug is amazing!!! 👏 2y
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kamoorephoto My son said that to me at bedtime to me tonight! 😭 2y
Kendra.Diane @Nute my favorite! 2y
Kendra.Diane @BookaholicNatty the best kind! 2y
Kendra.Diane @Zelma agreed! 2y
Kendra.Diane @kamoorephoto my boyfriend says “I love you to the moon and back real slow” and got me this mug on our anniversary! 2y
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Heidilatae
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I think I‘ll surpass my reading goal this year!

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Purrfectpages
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While I didn't tackle Reid's books in order, I have now finished all of them and can officially declare myself a fan. TJR has a way of making you connect with her characters that is hard to describe. She writes about life and love. Some might argue these topics are overly written about, but it's a testament to her writing that I enjoy reading her perspective every time. As an aside, she also does a great job alternating between past and present.

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Purrfectpages
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Because I just finished a TJR read that I loved, might as well move on to the only book by her that I haven't read yet!

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Reviewsbylola
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TJR is usually a winning author for me, but I‘m almost 100 pages in and I‘m finding it hard to care about the story. I think usually I‘m drawn into her stories by the moral dilemmas her characters face. This just seems flat though. Ben is dead, Elsie is heart broken . . . I just don‘t see where else this is going to go and I‘m bored. So I‘m moving on. Tell me, am I making a mistake? Does it get better?

emilyhaldi Hmm, I don‘t know any of her books aside from 2y
Reviewsbylola They‘re mostly chick lit. Which isn‘t typically my thing but her story lines were so compelling and thought provoking that I whipped right through them. @emilyhaldi 2y
Cinfhen Hahaha, just seeing this post now!! I really liked this book - which was unexpected since I don‘t enjoy chick lit 2y
Cinfhen The relationship between the MIL & DIL really drives the story 2y
Reviewsbylola Yeah, I was surprised this wasn‘t a hit for me. I‘m not a huge chick lit fan but her books have always won me over so I was bummed I didn‘t connect with this one. @Cinfhen 2y
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bibliophagist89
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I loved this book! Made me excited to see what else this author had for me to read ☺

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nomadreader
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It's hard to read through tears. This book wrecked me. It's beautiful and tragic and so hard to read at times. I loved it. Taylor Jenkins Reid is 2 for 2. Looking forward to reading the rest of her backlist this fall.

Reviewsbylola I have become a big fan of TJR too! 2y
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nomadreader
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It's hard to read when #HawthorneBlake steals my Kindle, but he sure looks adorable pretending to be me.

MrBook Great pic!!! 😁👍🏻👍🏻 2y
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nomadreader
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My birthday weekend is off to a strong start.

mrozzz Enjoy!! Happy birthday! 🎉🎉🎉🎈🎁🎂🍾🥂 2y
Jess Happy Birthday! 🎈 2y
Jess_Read_This 🎉Happiest of birthdays to you! 2y
MrBook Belatedly, happy birthday!!! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
Mommamanzi Looks great! Happy birthday! 2y
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nomadreader
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I loved The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo so much I'm reading all of Taylor Jenkins Reid's backlist.

Cinfhen I really liked this one! It was the first book I read of hers💕 2y
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Dana1084
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Just grabbed this from the library, and I can already tell I'm going to love it!

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Cinfhen
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#RockinMay Day 21 A debut love story that proves in a #NewYorkMinute everything can change 🎵🎵

Elsie's new husband, Ben, is hit by a truck while riding his bicycle. He dies on impact. Ben‘s mother, Susan, never knew her son had a wife (the courtship was brief). When she and Susan meet there is some friction. An amazing story of second chances and the restorative power of love. Plus Elsie works in a library ❤️❤️#FourTissueRead

Abailliekaras Great title! 3y
Cinfhen Totally picked up this book from the library because of the title 😍I generally avoid these tragic-com novels but this one was really good! @Abailliekaras (edited) 3y
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jtclowest
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Nice Light Read! Just what I needed but nothing life-changing. I have one more TJR left to read, Maybe in Another Life. Think I will go for it!

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beyondbookish
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I love Taylor Jenkins Reid! This is the second book I've read by her and I hope to read all her books in 2017!! 📚😍🙌

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JenniferJR
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A little light reading this weekend.

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AshleyS
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This was sweet and sad, I like how she writes about hard things without it getting to heavy. This book alternates between the before and after of an accident, it is not happy and sad. I didn't like how the reader did Ben's voice, she sounded like a stoned, sleepy, teenager at points, but I got used to it. I loved Ben as a character, he reads YA! 💕💕😍

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BooksForTheLiving
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Taylor Jenkins Reid is one of my most favorite authors. I love how she is able to weave two stories so seamlessly together. Whether they are concurrent timelines in different universes, or weaving the past and present, she‘s a master of it.
Forever, Interrupted was heartbreaking, yet full of love; sad, yet funny. It's wonderful. 5⭐️️

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Reviewsbylola
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My current bedside #tbr . Any suggestions as to what I should choose next? The stack on the right is my spooky/mystery themed stack for the #RIP challenge.

LeahBergen I've really been wanting to read The Queen of the Night and June. 😀 3y
MamaGina Queen of the Night is wonderful! 3y
BookishBlonde12 Queen of the night was an absolute beautiful read! 3y
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[DELETED] 2232195534 I suggest a book I really liked 3y
murflegirl Girl I see those thrift books stickers! I love that site! 3y
Reviewsbylola I am obsessed. Great for kids books too. @murflegirl 3y
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Wellreadtraveler
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This is my second Taylor Jenkins Reid book, and I have to say I love her books. Very easy reads, that get you hooked on the story early on. I already bought her other book, "after I do", and I'm starting it now. Her book "one true loves" was my favorite!!!!!

Reviewsbylola I just bought this the other day. I have only read Maybe in Another Life but it was enough to convince me that I need to read all of her books. 3y
Wellreadtraveler Get "after I do" and "one true loves." Those two were my favorites, but there all wonderful!!!! 3y
Wellreadtraveler @Reviewsbylola I read both of those too, loved the@!!!!! 3y
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Aereichert
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Love!

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MLVReads
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So many feels! Alternating the narrative between the story of Elsie and Ben's relationship and her painful grieving period (not a spoiler, in description!) was a wonderful way to tell the story and evoke emotion (and maybe try to squeeze some tears out).

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MLVReads
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Waiting for a table doesn't suck as much when you have a book and some coffee!

MrBook Nothing is as difficult to endure when a book and beverage are in hand. 😊 3y
Musicalmermaidbooks I need to read this! How are you liking it? 3y
MLVReads @Musicalmermaidbooks I am about 100 pages in and I really like the way the story is being told. Not to mention the emotional punch it packed in the first few pages! 3y
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MMFinck
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I work for WomenWritersWomen['s]Books. It's our mission to support female writers & connect them w female readers. One of the ways we do this is by hosting Q&As w authors. I hope you like this one w Taylor Jenkins Reid! http://booksbywomen.org/qa-with-taylor-jenkins-reid-part-two/

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littlebookworld
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WOW WOW WOW. When I started reading this book I was excited but didn't expect much. It was so incredibly good and heart wrenching in the best way and I cannot recommend this enough.

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littlebookworld
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Started this yesterday and had a moment to read this morning before heading to school and I am in love with it already!

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lissyreads
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"What's the rush? We have all the time in the world."

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Bethanychaseauthor
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This book was incredible and gave me an ugly-cry of the first order. Loved loved loved.

Victoria It's the cereal that really got me. 4y
intothehallofbooks I'm laughing because we read so similarly and I'm just clicking the heart on everything on your feed. This book is fantastic but sadly the only one by this author that I've read. I have After I Do in my bag though! 😉 4y
Bethanychaseauthor @intothehallofbooks Everything she writes is great! 4y
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MMFinck
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A hit.

Mrscastro Can't wait for her new release One True Loves in a couple days! 😊📚 4y
MMFinck It's terrific!! You will love it, I promise. When it releases I'll post an interview I did with her too. ;) @Mrscastro 4y
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