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Time Stands Still

(Emi Lost & Found #2)

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Emi Lost & Found series - Winner of the Best Happily Ever After of 2013 - HEA Bookshelf

“Intense doesn't begin to cover it. I cried. I sobbed. I bawled. A lot. Constantly. Take my word when I say that you and Emi will become one. I felt every emotion as if I was in the story. I could have been Emi.” - Kelli, Alphas, Authors and Books Oh My

Emi Hennigan could never have
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Kindle Edition, 386 pages
Published August 8th 2010
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Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
4.5 STARS

Time Stands Still is not a standalone. You must read at least Lost and Found first.

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In all my years of reading books, whether it be for enjoyment or out of necessity, this book was the hardest and toughest for me to get through. There were many times I considered throwing in the towel and just move on from the series.

But how do you move on from something that pretty much obliterated your world? The last word in book 1 blew a hole through my chest and with book 2 my emotions completely o
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Daniela  (Lost in a Book Blog)
Love ya, Em. Hold me.


Love ya, Nate. <3

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Ok, so... How do I start this review? Ok, yeah. Saying this book is an emotional roller coaster is an understatement. So, I'll give you a piece of advice, you should buddy read this. Don't do it alone, because you'll need the support. Trust me. I actually read this with a friend of mine, and even so, I was still a mess. Oh, and get a whole box of tissues (or maybe ten).

This is the second book of the Emi Lost & Found series, and I have to say, it wa
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Beatrice ~ Confessions of a Pinay Bookaholic
One of the most heartbreaking books I've ever read. EVER.

I started this book last March and I put it down because the first few chapters just broke my heart in pieces.

I am emotionally drained. The feelings are just too raw and it's so tough to get into it. I've read lots of books that will make you cry, but THIS BOOK just made it to my list of the Best "Ugly Crying" Books of All Time. My God. It hurts and I'm still a mess right now from crying.

I don't know if I will give you a little sneak p
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Amber
This review is spoiler free and for the entire series.

Emi Lost & Found is an experience, a journey. This beautifully written series is full of heartbreak, healing, and love. You will cry an ocean of tears, but feel so happy and fulfilled when it’s all over. This is the type of book that will stay with you for a long time, maybe forever. It will consume you. You will feel like you are a part of these characters lives, living their experiences with them.

“I will cherish all the moments I have
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JA
Jun 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I really, really have to stop making assumptions about books before I read them. I try to never read the synopsis of a subsequent book because I HATE having books spoiled for me. So, I finish book 1, read the blurb for book 2, and start getting pissed because I didn't want to see them caught in a love triangle after all they had been through.

Yeah, if only I could be so freaking lucky to have it be a love triangle.

A few pages in and I am crying. Like with snot running and covering my mouth so I
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Jill
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow!

My eyes were raw. Completely raw. I felt every emotion Emi had. I was completely blown away by the way the author made me feel. (view spoiler)

In this book we meet Jack. I loved Jack!!!!!!!!! I am no longer Team Emi. I am now and will forever be Team Jack.

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Jackson Holland is best friends with Emi’s brother, Chris. Chris and Jack went to college together. He is a successful business man and does we
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Bianka Lazarre
Feb 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: heartbreaker
Here I was wanting a nice light little story to help me get over the heartbreak caused by "Forbidden" (book I read before starting this series). But NOOOOO! Tears kept flowing non stop for the first Half of the book. Now almost every time Nate was mentioned I choked up a little. I'm really trying to like jack, but I was so invested in Nate. All this time and effort! he FINALLY got everything he wanted and BAM! The whole thing was really not fair!!
Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog
So after the ending of Book I, I immediately started on this book. Before I go on, I became interested in this series because I thought it would eventually turn into a love triangle type of story. I love reading about love, jealousy and something emotionally charged. Nope. No love triangle involved. Love, yes. Emotionally charged, most definitely. As I started to read Book II, I found myself crying and getting even more emotional. This book is the reason why I now have a shelf entitled Refrigera ...more
 Megan • Reading Books Like a Boss (book blog)
It's nearly impossible to write a review for this book without spoilers, so I'm going to write two reviews: A non-spoiler review and a spoiler review.

My non-spoiler review:
I'm going to come right out and say it. Book one gutted me, but I loved that it did. My own personal type of book crack are books that make me have insanely strong emotions and almost give me an anxiety attack. Twisted, I know. I think it's amazing that twenty-six letters jumbled into words, then formed into sentences can make
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Lauriesa
Jul 07, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved the first book so much I read this book only a couple of pages to find out what happened to Nate no one can dispute this author is talented she really makes you care but I couldn't complete the book it feels like I was cheating Nate.This book is just sad,I loved Nate,I loved Emi they were a brilliant couple to me it will always be Nate and Emi for me.Reading some reviews Jack seems like a great guy but my heart was invested in Nate.I guess this book hurt me,It made me cry and I cant seem ...more
Kelli Spear
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Robin
Nov 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 stars. I found Time Stands Still to undeniably be the strongest of the three novels in the Emi Lost & Found series. Time Stands Still is written from the point of view of Emi Hennigan and is her story of immense grief and heartbreak. Time Stands Still is also her story of letting go, healing, new beginnings and trust. Emi experiences an incredibly long and difficult road leading to closure with Jack Holland at her side, giving her strength and comfort. I have read many, many novels, but ha ...more
Nikki
Jun 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
UPDATE: Second time around, and I love it just as much as the first time I read it. It's hard to watch friends suffer and it's great to see them experience real joy. The characters of these stories become your friends, and you feel everything with them. I will certainly keep revisiting these friends.
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This is the third book I've read in my entire life that made me cry. In fact I was sobbing through a good few chapters. Lori Otto makes you feel as if you are feeling t
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Tom
Dec 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Megan McCooey
Jun 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
**This Review originally appeared on www.turnthepagebookblog.blogspot.com a book review blog focusing on Indie/self-published authors!!**

My Review: 4.5 out of 5 Stars.

So as I was saying at the end of my review for book #1, I was devastated and confused. While I was grateful I had this second book, I was so emotional during the first few chapters I had to read some other reviews, which I never do, while I am reading. I hate the idea of stumbling onto a spoiler... but there was a part of my that
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Heather M. Orgeron
Aug 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
It is really hard to express how affected I was by this book. I feel like I literally had my heart crushed over and over and over. I grieved. I cried more than I have ever cried reading a book. Don't get me wrong, lots of books have touched me and brought me to tears. This book was brutal... Most books will break your heart and quickly put it back together. This is not that book. Emi's reaction is SO real.. Her loss so great and her pain all consuming, gut-wrenching,... just heartbreaking.

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Lorraine
Nov 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Readers of Lost and Found #1
Recommended to Lorraine by: Michelle
When my friend told me that I would cry ugly British tears when reading this book, I said bring it on. It's very rare that I cry in books and when I do, it's the very odd tear here and there. How wrong could I be. I literally sat here sobbing and not just once! Continuously for about four chapters and then on frequent occasions after this. I have never read a book that could make me feel like this! The worse thing is, I can't tell you anything about it, nothing at all! I hate spoilers and if I w ...more
Klaudyna Z.
Sep 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
So, I know that many reviewers stopped reading this book after the fate of Nate was revealed and I have to admit that I didn't know if I could get through it.

The first third of the book was pretty rough to get through and I cried almost the entire time. I think part of that was because the first book was from Nate's perspective and it made it that much harder because I fell in love with Nate's character and then he was just gone. But then it does start to get better and I almost felt like Emi a
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Sundae
Aug 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I'm not sure how I can express all of my feelings for this book. I've cursed Lori many times. Wasn't sure if I could even read past the first chapter because I wasn't sure if I could handle all of the emotions. I have never read such a heartbreaking book. Everything felt so real. All of Emi's emotions felt like mine, and it was rough. I couldn't read it as fast because I needed to be alone while reading it. Tears were guaranteed for almost every chapter, and didn't need my husband to see me cry ...more
Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
Wow I didnt think a book could make me cry as much as this one did. What an emotionally filled book! At one point I didnt think I could continue reading, I am glad I did!!!

This second book takes you on an amazing journey of heartbreak, strength, amongst much more!! I can not wait to read the 3rd book in this series to see how this story finally ends!

So glad I picked this series up and I am so glad I didnt stop reading this 5++++ Star book!

Want a good read, read this series!!!! But be prepared f
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Stephanie
May 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
what ever you do, DO NOT read any reviews...I hate when people ruin a great book/story with damn spoilers, they should be outlawed!!!!!!


Simply beautiful, moving, heart breaking, I wanted to give up many times, my heart hurt, but I pushed and pushed, and I am thankful I did...

HI LITTLE ONE. THIRTEEN YEARS. ONE NIGHT. NINE MONTHS. ONE SMALL BABY WILL DELIVER TRUE LOVE. I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU.

Soreonne
Nov 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Never, in the history of books, has it been this hard to read a book (that I actually wanted to read).

I can't really review this adequately without spoiling anything. Yes, I was THAT emotionally wrapped around this book. I was so heartbroken! And it took a loooooong time for it to heal (well I don't think it's completely healed, still)

My first part of advice: READ THIS BOOK! It is brilliant!

Second part: Keep reading! Fortunately, I had a buddy to read with....I needed one
Ally  Cakes
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Never in a million years did I see it coming. It's the most pain I've EVER left from a book, and I've read a lot of dad books. Still I would not, not read it. Keep reading...
The Real Housewives of Romance Book Blog
Review by Heather

This is the masterpiece of this trilogy. There are not enough stars, or in our case smooches, to rate this book.

It is really hard to express how affected I was by this book. I feel like I literally had my heart crushed over and over and over. I grieved. I cried more than I have ever cried reading a book. Don't get me wrong, lots of books have touched me and brought me to tears. This book was brutal... Most books will break your heart and quickly put it back together. This is not
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Rose Anne
Feb 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
HI LITTLE ONE. THIRTEEN YEARS. ONE NIGHT. NINE MONTHS. ONE SMALL BABY WILL DELIVER TRUE LOVE. I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU.

WOW! My emotions are a mess. I do not know exactly what I am feeling right now but PAIN and LOSS is definitely on the forefront.

Nate’s story really saddens me. He has loved this girl for thirteen years and kept it hidden for a long time. He foolishly accepted it in his heart that Emi will never return his feelings. Thirteen years that were wasted just because they were so afrai
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Kelly
Jan 16, 2013 rated it liked it
Definitely 3.5 stars - 4 stars =)


Seriously?!?! No book has ever made me cry...I cried into the night reading the first 1/2 of this book. This series is amazingly well-written with a storyline that kept me going even in the middle of the night. I woke up with puffy eyes but it was all worth it. I loved Nate's character and it messed me up to read this book. It hurt so bad and I couldn't stop crying. I loved the 1st book so much!!! As much as I love this series and even with knowing that Emi's sou
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Lauren lorenzo
Feb 09, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed
I'm just heartbroken, it seems someone ripped my heart. He wasn't suppose to die. He was caring, loving and what makes me sooo angry is how he died. His dad died of a car accident, he was his mother's only child and he died the same way as his dad! That must be devastating for his mom. Losing a husband, now a son the same way. Did Lori want to break our hearts? Life is unfair, I get that. At times it is beyond heartbreaking,I get that but this was devastating. She made us care, we cared. We fell ...more
Selene
Aug 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ugly-cry
Unreal. Only it feels real. Brutally raw, devastating, gut-wrenching... every bit of the heart-break in this book felt REAL to me. And I cried. I'm talking Sally Field Steel Magnolias / Debra Winger saying goodbye to her kids in Terms of Endearment / American History X ugly cry. Gosh, I cried more than I've ever cried over a book. And I've read Hopeless / Losing Hope, Falling into You, Falling for Hadie, and Connected. None of them came remotely close to the connection I made with the characters ...more
Theresa
Jan 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lendable
I knew it was coming, but damn... The beginning of this book was gut wrenching. I suppose if the first book hadn't been written from Nate's POV, this book wouldn't have been quite as sad. It took me a while to get over Nate's death and the seemingly abrupt switch to Emi's POV. Like many other reviewers, I had to set the book down for a little while before I could continue on with the story. The author did a wonderful job describing Emi's grief and showing how she went through the process of comi ...more
May Mcgregor
Jan 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I think this book will stay with me for a long time. Never have I been so emotional whilst reading.
I had unfortunately read some reviews about this book before starting it and was adamant that there was no way it was going to get me!
I am actually lost for words to describe the emotional turmoil I felt whilst reading the book, I know Lori would know how to describe it beautifully as this was the crux of my problem. The way it was written was astoundingly heartfelt and felt so real you couldn't
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