For Better, For Worse, Forever (April Lancaster)
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For Better, For Worse, Forever (April Lancaster #2)

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Grief-stricken by the loss of Mark Gianni, April Lancaster and her parents have gone to the island of St. Croix for an extended vacation. One day on the beach, April meets bitter, lonely 18-year-old Brandon Benedict. Brandon blames his father for his mother's recent suicide. April is still trying to come to terms with her own grief. The two become very close...but April do...more
Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Published April 25th 2012 by Laurel Leaf (first published August 11th 1997)
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Choua Vue
Nov 04, 2007 Choua Vue rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: my friends
well lets see what did I learn... I learned that just because someone you loved died doesn't mean that you can't have two people you love...
I remember reading this book in middle school with my eyes glued to every page. It was a different experience for me because it introduced impending tragedy. This is a sequel to Til Death Do Us Part. The main character, April Lancaster, is terminally ill and mourning the death of her fiancée in the first book. Her family decides to take her on a vacation. There she meeds Brandon Benedict. They spend time helping each other heal from hurtful memories of their past. With April still in mourning, s...more
Hanna Widdel
For Better, For Worse, Forever is a controversy love story. In the book, the main character, April, is recovering from her now dead fiancé. She thinks she can not go on loving anyone else. On her vacation, she meets a new boy who falls for her. During this time, her brain tumor returns. Find out if she survives and loves the new boy she meets, or everything turns for the worst. If you enjoy love stories, this is a good book for you.
This book is a catchy, sad love story. I really enjoyed this b...more
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Nov 14, 2007 Lauren rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who loves romance and medicine
I adore this story time and time again. It's such a bittersweet story about how April Lancaster goes on with her life after her husband Mark's sudden death from Cystic Fibrosis. You can feel her agony at moving on to love another and then the end will make you re think about your life. The one thing that I have gotten from all of Lurlene McDaniel's books are that life is way too short to be hesistant and regretful, even in painful situations. If you read this book along with a few of her other n...more
Hailey Peterson
When I was reading this book from the minute i started, i knew it was going to be a very sad story. Lurlene Mcdaniel's books always have an inspirational message that come along with her writings. I did not want to put this book down i wanted to read it all the way through. I cried and cried but even though i cried i got the message across and the message will stay in my memory forever. i give this book 5 stars! :)
Megan Anderson
Oh, man. I just about stopped reading fifteen times in the two hundred pages of this book. It's incredibly over-the-top (okay, so was the last one, and so are just about all of her books, but this goes beyond even the others). The ending felt really rushed, I didn't really care about the characters, and I was kinda glad when it ended.

Actually, I think two stars is being generous...

2/5 on here, 4/10 for myself
Sherina Roten
This book was about April a girl who lost her boyfriend Mark. April and her parent went on a vaction to St. Croix. April met up with a boy named Brandon. They have a lot and commen. Aprils headaches start coming back, this is making them cut their vaction short. April is ill and cant decide how to tell Brandon.
Oh my goodness! Very good book, and yes I did cry. I couldn't stop reading this book. It just drew me in, and I felt like I really knew the characters. Honestly, I don't think I could read a book over again, but I probably could read this again! I definitely would recommend this book!
Courtney U
This book was good. My favorite part in this book is at the end when the guy blows up a balloon and lets it go in to the sky. He does that because April used to do that for Mark her dead boyfriend. It is a very sad book so I would not read this book unless you like sad books!
Mary Bronson
I thought this was a really good book. I really enjoyed reading the second book about April. I like how Lurlene went back and forth between the main characters. By the end of this book I was also crying.
Rebecca H.
Nov 13, 2007 Rebecca H. rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People in the mood for a good cry
This book is the sequel to Til Death do us part. After her fiance dies, April moves to an island. She meets a new boy and befriends him, only to discover her cancer has returned.
Emily Ebben
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Kirsten Taylor
this book is sad and moving. I got it from my English teacher my junior year in high school and loved it. it made me cry, think and laugh at different times.
Aug 08, 2008 Caroline rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of the author
Dying April goes to St. Croix and faces an unexpected romance from a local boy. About as good as the first book.
Mrs. Schonour
This is a sequel, which I enjoyed. I wanted to know what happened to April after "Till Death Do us Part" ended.
I don't know why I read these books when I was younger, but I cried and cried and cried over these books.
Cassandra Kutchara
This was my 1st love story that I ever fell in love with!! <3 I even went out and bought the movie! :)
Star Shyne Brite (Stargirl)
sequel to till death do us apart... so amazing.. but sad...
Amazing... couldn't even put the book down
another re-read from my cataloging project
Read in middle school
Skyla Happy Go Lucky and Lost in Books
This book tore out my heart and stomped on it. Why did I read this right after the other one broke me?
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Lurlene McDaniel (born c. 1948) is an author who has written over 50 young adult books. She is well known for writing about characters struggling with chronic and terminal illnesses, such as cancer, diabetes, and organ failure.

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