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Lost and Found (Emi Lost & Found #1)

4.01  ·  Rating Details ·  2,892 Ratings  ·  408 Reviews
Emi Lost & Found series - Winner of the Best Happily Ever After of 2013 - HEA Bookshelf "There was true depth to the story and the characters that moved me and emotionally gutted me. I was so taken by Nate and Emi's love for each other. It's the kind of love that few have and many desire but never get to experience." - Megan, Reading Books Like a Boss Independent and s ...more
Paperback, 386 pages
Published March 24th 2011 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published August 8th 2010)
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Elizabeth (Liz)
WTF?!? Is this a new trend in books these days? It better *not* become one! This was a FANTASTIC story right up until the end, and I CAN'T EVEN TELL YOU WHAT HAPPENED because it's a big @ss spoiler!!! It's not that it's a cliffhanger ending, either. Well, it is, but I have all three books. But....but....WHY?!?! Why, Lori L. Otto, would you do this to me? To them?!?! TO NATE?!?!! Gah!!!!

I ran to start book two, hoping against hope that I was wrong, and the author nearly gave me heart failure at
Lady Vigilante (Feifei)

[First half is 3.5
Second half is 4.5]


This review will be short because I’m in a hurry to start the next book but first I need to say that the prequel is now a must-read before this first book. I’ll be honest, without having read the prequel first, there’s a very good chance I would’ve put down this book. You really do see how events that happened when Emi and Nate were younger impacted the decisions they made in this book so if you haven’t read it yet, just stop and go grab your FREE copy
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Jan 17, 2013 Kelly rated it it was amazing
OMG WTF did I just read...I am at a loss for words!!! I literally slept 2 hours because of this book. I got through pretty much 70% of it before I had to take a break from reading...I could tell something was going to happen. It was such a sweet, sad, wonderful, romantic story with so many ups and downs. I honestly wanted to shake Emi and Nate at some points and tell them to wake up!!! I couldn't believe that they couldn't see it. I don't care if Emi thinks this guy she kissed once is "the one." ...more
Jul 27, 2013 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
I am putting this in BOLD, to remind anyone who decides to read this series, please don't read the reviews, some of them ruin the whole storyline for you, I really feel spoilers should be outlawed

I am not going to do a detail review, just simply say, this is a Hidden Treasure, and needs to be read, I loved every bit of it, 110% Team Nate!!!!!! If I could give this book more than 5 stars I would, it deserves more. PUSH it up on your TBR list, I hardly ever ever say that either, gotta PLEASE rea
Beatrice Masaluñga
I want to thank Ms. Lori Otto for a signed copy of this book, and as well as to my book gf, Camille for making it happened.

I've been wanting to read this for a very long time, and I must say this is a great series to start. This book is about Emi Hennigan and Nate Wilson, who were best friends since high school. They swore off not to fall in love with each other though deep down, their feelings are undeniably evident. Things are very complicated with these two. Emi's failed relationships and Na
Aestas Book Blog
Jan 12, 2014 Aestas Book Blog marked it as to-read
So I'm 99.99% sure that this series is going to reduce me to a sobbing wreck but I really want to read them!!

BLURB - When artist Nate Wilson falls in love, he falls hard. The problem is, he's only been in love once, and the girl of his affections is his best friend, Emi Hennigan. In high school, the two bonded over painful breakups, and swore off a relationship to save their friendship.

Thirteen years later, Nate has had more than his share of emotionally-unfulfilling, sexual relationships wit
T. Torrest
Jun 28, 2015 T. Torrest rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh my God I could not tear through this book fast enough. It's been on my radar forever, and I know lots of you have already read and loved it... But wow am I glad I finally dove in.

A friend and I planned to do a buddy read, but she wasn't going to be able to dive in until today. I started without her, intending to read just a few chapters...

Hours later, I was finished... and in love.

It could have been a standalone. The story could have been wrapped up in a neat little bow, and I could have gon
Feb 03, 2012 Ioanna rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
I am still debating with myself for the stars....It is well worth broke my heart and I am kind of hurting right now...

I am actually re-reading it....I am supposed to be studying today but after finishing the third book I felt the need to start over...I need to be around Nate as more as possible,she made it,she moved on but I can't...

"Love ya Nate"
"Love ya Emi"
Megan • Reading Books Like a Boss

"It's always been her. It's not possible for it to be love for anyone else because any form of 'love' I've felt for other women has been a mere fraction of how I feel about Emi."

I love it when a book takes me completely by surprise. Like I have said before, I knew nothing about the Emi Lost & Found series before I took the plunge and started. You guys, I was not prepared for this book. Not prepared at all. I was even told by some of my book friends that I was in for a shock. I was thinking,
We like it big book blog
Nov 16, 2013 We like it big book blog rated it it was amazing
Let me start off by first saying that this review probably stands out the most to me for a couple of reasons.

1) These books were not gifted to me nor did I read an ARC in exchange for an honest review; but rather I felt the need to review it because of what this series has done to both my literary life and life in general

2) These books and the author I believe are unfairly and undeservingly underrated which leaves both Michelle and I (and I’m sure many other fans) bewildered and quite frankly, a
Dec 13, 2012 Tom rated it it was amazing
This book was agonizing for me to read. I wanted to scan myself into my computer, search out the Kindle app, and beat the crap out of the narrator, Nate, for being an idiot. For more than a decade, he's been in love with his best friend, Emi. He knows she feels strongly for him, too, but they are both afraid to risk their friendship by taking the next step.

So Nate dates a series of disposable girlfriends, up to Kiersten, a successful, strong attorney, whose only real requirement of Nate is that
May 02, 2013 Jill rated it it was amazing
Nate Wilson is a spoiled, rich, artsy, playboy who has always gotten what he wanted. Everything but the one girl he’s in love with, his best friend, Emi Hennigan. They’ve been best friends since high school. Nate is an accomplished artist and a musician. Emi inspires him to write and paint like no one else ever has. She seems to bring out the best in him even though she has never wanted anything more than friendship. Trying to get over Emi, Nate tries to fill the empty spot in his heart with oth ...more
Christina Howell
Jun 02, 2016 Christina Howell rated it it was ok
2 Stars. I just couldn’t get into this book, I finished it by sheer will. I was driven mad by the characters and their story didn't connect with me.

I have to say this is the most negative review I have written and that does make me sad.

1. Emi is crappy person, she treated Nate like shit majority of the time. Constantly being hot and cold, being rude one minute and sweet the next...or just not even talking to him at all for days, weeks! Not once, did I like her - not one single moment did I thin
Apr 07, 2016 Abs rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
4.5 ...this one will stay in my heart forever.
Oh my gosh you guys, read this series.
Nate and Emi.
Believable love.
Oh my goodness.....

Afte reading the prequel and now Lost and Found I am hooked. The angst, the emotion of it all. Lost and Found ends on a cliffhanger..... and my heart is breaking thinking about what may be to come. I am in love with this series!

Nate and Emi have been best friends for 13 years. No friends with benefits... just friends. They have both had relationships with other people, but they are the one constant in each others lives.... Until things start to change.

Nate has loved Emi for
Jenni Fields-Hatfield
Dec 12, 2012 Jenni Fields-Hatfield rated it really liked it
Shelves: tears-romance
I just finished the first book! For the last 24 hours I have been wrapped up in Nate & Emi and all the events (Nate's women - haha) that finally lead them to really be with each other. Only to I read the preview and comments about book 2.....I am not sure I can bring myself to read it, knowing what happens to Nate. I don't think I can deal with it, each time I am ready download book 2, I feel my chest tighten! This is the third book in the last week that I have read where boy meets girl, the ...more
♥︎♥︎ Demaris♥︎♥︎
Errrm?? Yeah. No. I'm not reading any more of this series. I love angst as much as the next girl, honestly, I am a fully paid up member of the Angsthoors club, I hold a platinum card , but...and this is a big BUT I can't do this kind of angst. I don't care where this series goes from the end of this instalment it's not to a place I'm gonna follow.

I really enjoyed the interaction of these two characters and rooted for Nat from the beginning; poor faltering male that he is...Emi, annoying and sli
Oct 04, 2015 Liz rated it really liked it
The Ending.......
Kelli Spear
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Mar 31, 2014 Mariam rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: his-pov
I was gonna give it 5 goddamn stars!
*there might be spoilers here*
I knew something bad was gonna happen. I just knew.
I already know what's gonna happen so I won't even bother reading the next books.
I will probably will 'cause I'm a freaking masochistic.
Why did that have to happen?
YOU ruined a perfectly good story!
I hate this book.
This is shit.
I love this piece of shit.
This is so unfair.
This is wrong.
Children are dying in Africa and I'm here crying over a freaking ficti
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Nov 14, 2013 Robin rated it it was amazing
4.50 Stars. Lori Otto had my attention from the start! Emi Lost & Found is a page-turner! Although this series is centered around Emi Hennigan, most of this novel is told from Nate Wilson's point of view.

Nate and Emi have been the very best of friends since high school. The two of them decided early in their friendship that they would keep their relationship platonic, but it has become more difficult with passing time. It has now been 11 years since they became friends, and both are now are
E. Mellyberry
Oh hell that ending !
Ally  Cakes
Aug 14, 2013 Ally Cakes rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. The last chapter was beautiful.
Jan 12, 2013 cjbt57 rated it it was ok
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Oh, I just love books that make me smile... Even though I spent a lot of the time I was reading this book mad at Nate.. There were some parts that had my heart jumping up and down!

This first book introduces you to Emi and Nate's friendship, which is clearly more than just that, although they just won't admit it. They laugh and they fight, but they always find their way to each other, thank God because I died a little every time they had a fight. My thoughts on their relationship is that, sure,
Jul 28, 2014 Christi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, read-2014
So where do I even start? I just read this book for the second time… I did not leave a review the first time ONLY because I read straight through the whole series and didn't stop until I was done… I was left BREATHLESS, my heart had been shattered into a million tiny pieces and then put back together again, one piece at a time. I didn't want to write review until I could sit down and really invest time into it… then I could never really find the right words to even describe what I had experience ...more
Oct 18, 2013 Kimberly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013-read
This is Nates book!!!! Nate is still in love with his best friend of 13 years Emi when this story picks up from Not Today But Someday.

Nate and Emi have been best of friends and have been there for each other through relationships, Emi not as many as Nate seeing how he looks at sex as love. Nate has a lot of woman on his belt and still feels like a part of him is missing.

Over the course of the story we see how desperate (IMO) Nate is for love with the way he “falls in love” with the women he slee
Smitten's Book Blog
Jul 24, 2013 Smitten's Book Blog marked it as to-read
Shelves: freebies, on-kindle
Lost and Found (Emi Lost & Found #1), by Lori L. Otto

I haven't read this, and to be honest, the cover did nothing to pull me in, but I hear that's absolutely amazing and as soon as I added it to me TBR list on Goodreads, so many people sent me messages telling me how great it was... so I thought I'd let you know it's on sale right now! You can either get the first book at a reduced price of 77p/$0.99, or the whole series at the reduced price of 5.10/$7.99

If you read it before I d
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