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4.08  ·  Rating details ·  7,628 ratings  ·  879 reviews
A soldier returning for mid-tour leave decides to stay with a cousin in Maine, after his fiancé leaves him for someone else while he is away at war. His cousin is going through his own devastation and is struggling to pick up the pieces and move on with his family. As they try to help each other through the pain, Shane's path crosses Jenn's and he soon learns that everythi ...more
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Published January 29th 2013 by Smashwords
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"She was my gravity. She was the light in the darkest of my days, and her smile ignited a flame inside of me that had gone out a long time ago."

BITTERSWEET ROMANCE. Suicide Note is the perfect example of a sweet, romantic, lighthearted story that will leave you sighing happily after finishing it. This was my first book by Teresa Mummert and I can already say it won't be my last.

Things spoken can be forgotten and forgiven, but the written word has the power to change the course of
Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
Jan 29, 2013 rated it really liked it

I had never read any of Teresa Mummert’s books before I picked up Suicide Note. I have to say that’s about to change. This book was beautifully written and now I plan on now going on a Teresa Mummert reading binge! I love when a book that’s getting lots of buzz actually lives up to expectation. There’s nothing worse than reading something and thinking “okay, I don’t get it!! Why is everyone raving over this?” I can honestly tell you that I fell in love with these two char
Mar 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary
“You were the light when my entire world was dark. You gave me a reason to keep going when all I wanted to do was give up.”



Jenn's life was never easy and her sister with Thomas where there to make it more difficult.
I hated her sister. She treated Jenn with the most awful way.

Shayne was a soldier who didnt have an easy life either.
His father had abandoned him and his family so he had to become the male of the house at an early age.

I couldnt save my mother , my relationship or the Iraqui
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A soldier returning for mid-tour leave decides to stay with a cousin in Maine, after his fiancé leaves him for someone else while he is away at war. His cousin is going through his own devastation and is struggling to pick up the pieces and move on with his family. As they try to help each other through the pain, Shane's path crosses Jenn's and he soon learns that everything happens for a reason.

I really hope this has a HEA cuz it looks amazing...

**crosses fingers and toes**
Apr 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Re read 5/26/17
Re read 6/23/14
First read 5/17/13

Review posted at: Swept Away By Romance

4 Stars! Crazy set of circumstances bring two broken-hearted people together and I loved it!!

Considering the title of this book, even with the disclaimer, I wasn’t quite sure how I would feel about it. Well, feel I did, and it was all good.

Told from alternating first person points-of-view, this is the journey of two jilted lovers, Jenn and Shane who, by chance, are brought together. They form a friendship and eventually realize that something more is evolv
Tough Critic Book Reviews
When it’s not bad, it’s good.

Suicide Note was not a bad book. It had a unique plot, decent dialogue, and a sweet romance. There were some heartbreaking moments, but most of the drama was pretty light. Overall it was a heart warming read.

Here is where I feel like I have no business writing a review for Suicide Note. It’s because I don’t know what it was...what it is that kept me from loving it. It wasn’t badly written; the story was good. It just never grabbed me. My emotions were never quite pul
Jan 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
4.5 Beautiful Stars!

*** Do not let the title stop you from reading this one... no actual or attempted suicide occurs! ***

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A heartfelt story about two people who randomly come together and go on a journey of friendship, finding themselves and finding love against all odds.

Meet Jenn-
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Jenn is just days from her 27th birthday. She has not had an easy year. Her family situation is not ideal, and her fiance was cheating on her, so she left him. Her sister is now marrying her former fiance- It’
Mar 24, 2013 rated it liked it
It was ok, didn't love it, didn't hate it.

I thought it had a great potential but it fell short. I found it a tad disjointed and it took me a while to get into the rhythm. Each chapter was meant to be told from Jenn or Shane's POV but it kept jumping from one to the other within the same chapter, also in the same sentence from first person to the third.

I'm not nitpicking and I would have overlooked the lack of editing, but there were quite a few to let them go.

This one is from Shane's POV, he's
Dilek VT

0.0000000000000000000000000000000001 star

The blurb of the book was appealing to me so I really wanted to read this book. However, as soon as I started, the alarm bells started to ring and here I am at 30%, dropping the book because I have lost all hope :(

I rarely say something "this bad" about a book but I need to say it here.


This book is unfortunately very poorly written. Its writing is so very bad in so many ways...

Terrible, horrendous writing!

Feb 12, 2013 rated it really liked it

This was a super sweet story about a soldier that gets dumped by his girlfriend while he's in Iraq and a beautiful girl that gets dumped by her finace for her sister.. Shane gets hold of a letter that Jenn was writing to her family telling them goodbye. She was just leaving town to get away from her family and job and start over somewhere else.. however, the letter sounds like a suicide letter. Shane can't let this beautiful girl thats hurting just like him end her life. So he's
Mar 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
What a beautiful story!!

4.5 stars!!

This story has no suicide or sucide acts. Don't let the title fool you.
It is a wonderfully well written story of Shane and Jenn.
Told from Dual points of view.

Shane is on a personal leave from Iraq and his fiancee has left him. She has already gotten married to another man. Right before they were to get married, and in the same church.

Jenn just got dumped by her fiancee..who left her for her sister. He was cheating on her with her sister when they were togeth
Danielle at For the Love of Books
5 Heart Clutching Leave Me Breathless Stars


Teresa Mummert has done it AGAIN!! I am COMPLETELY blown away by this book!! Suicide Note is hands down one of the BEST books that I have EVER read!! I absolutely DEVOURED it!!

Things spoken can be forgotten and forgive but the written word has the power to change the course of history, to alter our lives.

This was so much more than simply sitting down and reading a book to me. It was like I was a silent obse
Feb 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
A new book boyfriend to add to your list!

Teresa Mummert has created a beautiful heartwarming story that you will fall in love with.

“She was gravity. She was the light in the darkest of my days, and her smile ignited a flame inside of me that had gone out a long time ago.”

We first met up with Jenn and Shane, as they are each struggling with the aftermath of failing relationships. Jenn has had it rough; an arrogant ass of an ex, a sister that I would have punched in the face if she were mine
Mar 19, 2013 rated it it was ok
Gosh this one let me down a bit. I had high hopes from the ratings and synopsis, but it definitely fell short. You first meet Jenn after she has been dumped by her fiancé and her job is going nowhere. She has a chance encounter with army man Shane as he is on leave from Iraq. A "suicide note" leads these two to spending time together while both their worlds seem to be crumbling.

I had a hard time with the writing of the book. Each chapter was told from Shane or Jenn's POV, but the first person s

This book was reviously published as "The Suicide Note". This book is NOT about suicide. I know I shied away from it because of the title and I'm sure others have too. So I am telling you...READ THIS BOOK! It was FABULOUS! Teresa Mummert is one of my favorite authors and she did it again with The Note!

Jenn is a young woman who has had to suffer the ultimate heartbreak. She will forever be reminded of him and she is devastated. Jenn has always been second best to her sister. She is less successfu

Feb 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shane is a solider coming home for his leave. Only he has nothing to come home to. His girlfriend left him while he was in Iraq. She took his home and his dog. So instead of going home to North Carolina he travels up to Maine to visit his only family. In a chance encounter he meets Jenn. The two quickly grow attached, only for Shane to have to go back to Iraq leaving Shane wondering if Jenn will leave him too.

Mummert's growth as a writes is the one thing that really struck me throughout reading
Feb 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, arc
First, have to start off by telling you that Suicide Note is one of the most AMAZING novels I have ever read!!! I’m a HUGE fan of Teresa Mummert’s novels, I have read and loved them all, but Suicide Note is completely different from anything else I have ever read by Teresa Mummert and OMG, it is BRILLIANT!! I could totally see this one being made into a movie!! I haven’t been able to stop thinking about Suicide Note since I finished it last night. This novel hit me right in the heart, in a good ...more
Feb 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: review, romance
This is a 4.5 stars read for me :)

First of all, I must tell you that I started reading the book in the evening and couldn’t put it down. This is one of those books that keep you glued to your ereader. :)

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A heartwarming book about love and betrayal, support and understanding, and about the strenght to give and get a second chance.

This book is about a suicide note, but not about a suicide act ! It's about the power of true love and how a broken heart can heal thorugh it.

"I always th
Mar 19, 2013 rated it liked it
Ok, here I am in the minority again. I did like it but I did not absolutely LOVE it. Nice solid story. Nice characters. Nice dog. It was Nice. I really have nothing more to say about it - some people absolutely got way more from the book than I did and good for them. And to anyone who hasn't read it, go ahead, it is a good enough book. Sorry my review cannot be more inspirational but the book did not inspire me to write something more profound.
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Wow... that is what I was left with after reading this book. I loved loved loved this book. This book has everything! I loved the characters and the story and the love! Ugh...
This book captured me from the very beginning. Jenn had her share of crap thrown in her face. Her personal life was hell, her job was hell... her family was awful... but Shane's life wasn't perfect either. He was overseas and was dumped in a letter that got to him a l
Swoon Worthy
Feb 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
*****5 Tear Jerking, Fan-Flippin-tasitc Stars****

OMG! Teresa, I don't know how you continue to break my heart and put the pieces back together like you do, But everytime you do,you do it with such emotion. I have no words at this moment. This book was so incredible, I cried A LOT, I smiled, I loved and I devoured this book. The emotions you write in this book are so strong. I loved Jenn, strong, independent, and so unsure of herself. But Shane saw it all and knew she was the most amazingly stron
*sigh* I'm disappointed. I thought I was going to like this book. I wanted to like this book. It really had a lot of potential, but it fell short in many, many ways.

What did I like? Well, I liked Shane. I love how he fell for Jenn and fell hard, and I love that he owned it almost right away. No waffling around with his feelings. That's a real man, ladies.

I liked much of the dialogue. Some of it cracked me up. Some of it made me mad. I swooned a little, teared up a little, and smiled a lot.

So whe
N. Kuhn
Jan 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
Have you ever watched a chick flick and wished you could read the book? Had just such an amazing love story, you want to relive it over and over? This is the opposite. I read this book and AM DYING to see it as a movie. I will most definitely be re-reading this book over and over. I think it could be one of the greatest Romance Movies ever! This author has a way of writing that makes you feel everything each character is going through.

I'll admit it. I cried, a lot. I laughed, smiled, grinned, a
Apr 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: not-my-flavor
3 Stars

A great story. Not a bad book, but i didn't love it.

Jenn is lonely. She doesn't have the most supportive family and let's not mention the asshole ex-fiance. She's just going through the montions at work and dislikes her boss. She's in a funk.

Shane is in the military and just found out his girlfriend left him for another guy. He has some time off and instead of going home he decides to visit his cousin in NC. Shane's cousin is Jenn's boss. Fate seems to come into play on their casual enc
Kim Person
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I was provided an ARC of Suicide Note in exchange for an honest review. I seriously had no clue what I was getting ready to read and how much I was going to be doing this................................

My LORD ~ Jenn that poor girl she's been through it and when you find out what she went through you will be doing this too...............

I couldn't fathom that happening to me that to me is the ULTIMATE betrayal. Well a mix up a work leads to the best darn thing to ever happen in Jenn's life and a
Chris- Bookaddict
Feb 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC of this for an honest review ..

Thank you Teresa for an awesome story . It amazes me how you always write stories with characters that we all fall in love with and can connect with right away . This Book pulled me right in from the beginning and I felt every ounce of sadness, hope, Happiness , the crazy ex's everything right from the start.

book Blurb:

A soldier returning for mid-tour leave decides to stay with a cousin in Maine, after his fiancé leaves him for someone else whi
Feb 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
“You never truly understand what you are missing until you have it in your grasp and push it away.”

With those words I will admit I had this book in my grasp and I pushed it to the side and said let me finish this one before I start. Well BIG MISTAKE because let me tell you, this is one book you do not want to miss or put off. I cried through a lot of this book and not that I was sad but that is how much emotion Teresa made me feel. This story completely owned me from the beginning and I was unab
A. Gorman
Dec 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I got Suicide Note as an ARC. I put it on my Kindle almost as soon as I received it and pretty much read it non-stop. It is just WOW-WOW-WOW!! Don't worry, I've got your six!

Jenn Reynolds is suffering from a broken heart, well her family sucks! Ssgt. Shane Tudor is also suffering from a broken heart and is on leave from Iraq for a few weeks. Instead of dealing with his drama in NC, he stays with his cousin, Jake, who also happens to be Jenn's boss.

Their paths cross and neither are ever the sam
Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
Suicide Note is one of those stories that will stay with you forever long after you have read it it will be in your mind. I picked up the book at 11:00 am yesterday and out it down at 9:00 pm. I could not no that is not true I would not put it down. Once I started reading I was so engrossed in it I laughed and I cried and I yelled at one point because one character well more than one character got on my nerves. I will say this if anyone family or friend ever tried to do to me what was done to Je ...more
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TERESA MUMMERT is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Her work includes word of mouth bestselling, White Trash Trilogy, which landed her a three book publishing deal with Simon & Schuster. She is also the author of the wildly popular Honor Series which chronicles the taboo romance between a student and her college professor.
To date, she's written twenty novels, and plans for many mo

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