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Never Say Never

3.71  ·  Rating Details  ·  192 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
I don't want to hurt you, Leslie." Sara's words stung me. Of all the ways she could have said it, she'd chosen these specific words. Not "I won't hurt you," or "I'm not going to hurt you." Those words would have calmed my fears. But no. She chose "I don't want to hurt you."

Computer analyst Leslie Howard knows all too well that the fastest way to a broken heart is to ignore
Paperback, A Classic Reprint, 301 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Bella Books (first published May 1996)
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Feb 20, 2015 Vic rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lesfic
There really wasn't anything outstanding or different about the plot of this book; the story has been told a million times (or so it feels). Gay girl falls for straight girl while straight girl has a crisis about her identity. It's nothing new.

Having said that, this telling of the story impressed me more than most. The characters felt very real to me. Their emotions and reactions came across as natural, given the circumstances. There was no point that I felt confused by a character's actions; fr
May 21, 2010 Maria rated it liked it
In general I liked the story and the main characters. However, it does feel outdated. The last separation of the characters also seemed a little stretched.

A nice read, but not special.
Jul 09, 2016 Sajiko rated it liked it
I usually love this trope but I felt like the ending was rushed and was out of the blue without any actual resolution.. Also some loopholes left unanswered.. Like did something happen between Leslie and Susan?
May 23, 2014 ShagMeFrida rated it it was amazing
An enjoyable read and as others have noted, nothing earthshattering. When I picked up this book, that's exactly what I wanted.
May 26, 2016 Arci rated it it was amazing
If only I had a story like this in real life.....
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May 04, 2013 Niamh Murphy rated it really liked it
Overall Never Say Never is a great story that manages to pack in unrequited love, the importance of trust and the difficulty of coming out and finding who you are, it is a great little read and perfect for a Sunday afternoon sitting in the garden.

Read my full review on my blog:
Oct 30, 2015 Whoopy rated it really liked it
I liked it a lot. It was a nice and easy read.
When I started reading, I wished I could read it in 1 session. I hated every delay.
To me at times it was so 'damn' recognisable that it hurt.
It will definitely be a re-read shortly.
Feb 09, 2013 Morgan rated it liked it
Shelves: lesbian
A sweet, simple story. Not bad--not earth shattering-- but cute.
Apr 24, 2013 Heidi rated it liked it
Quick, easy read.. Nothing special, sweet story.
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Originally born and raised in Iowa, Linda Hill now lives in Massachusetts. She is the author of several lesbian romances and the publisher of Bella Books.
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