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Forever Loved

(Forever #2)

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3.83  ·  Rating details ·  1,419 ratings  ·  155 reviews
After four long years of separation, Gavin has finally reunited with his childhood love Corabelle. She’s forgiven him for leaving after the funeral of their newborn. She even knows where he ended up and what he did.

And she's still here.

But a message from his past threatens their delicate reconciliation. Once again, Gavin is forced to leave Corabelle behind to determine the
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Paperback, 275 pages
Published January 10th 2014 by Casey Shay Press (first published January 8th 2014)
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lizparker
Dec 02, 2013 rated it liked it
Not sure if I am a fan of Gavin. It's hard to like a man who runs out of his own child's funeral and leaves his girlfriend behind, never speaking to her again. Add to the fact, that fours years later he only sees her again by coincidence- it's not like he's even looking for her after all these year. The explanation of this decision in the last book never really cut it for me. Then the decisions he makes after that are just plain atrocious. In this book we get more flashback of what happened afte ...more
NightRider
Nov 20, 2013 rated it did not like it
Ok...let me start off by saying that the first book, Forever Innocent, I loved...Yeah it was sad but it was a beautifully tragic love story. This book??? Well it ruined the whole story. I am not happy at all! In fact I am incredibly disappointed and feel I was led to falsely believe it had a HEA. This didn't have a happily ever after....not even close, not by a long shot in my opinion. From chapter 33 and on I wanted to stop reading it. The book went downhill to *sigh*...I will not get that nega ...more
Deanna Roy
Nov 10, 2013 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: new-adult
Buy links are popping up now on the retailers.

I know you guys are going to be talking about the plot!

Thank you for what has been an amazing ride with this series.

<3

Deanna

Forever Innocent (The Forever Series, #1) by Deanna Roy
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Pam
3.5 stars
“I’ll love you all your life”



Corabelle and Gavin have a long ways to go, but knowing they have each other makes it seem that they can make it through anything. Corabelle wakes up in the hospital, after one of her black-out stunts that has everyone worrying. Gavin vows to not leave her side, but having to deal with Corabelle’s parents and the pain they feel for their daughter, doesn’t make the family reunion as heartwarming as it once could have been.
Whatever was goi
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Jazmin
Aug 15, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: never-ever-ever
*WARNING! mild spoilers and ranting ahead*

Ugh! I. Can't. Even. This book had no HEA in my opinion. I can honestly say he has just ruined the name Gavin for me, because I will never be able to hear that name without wanting to bitchslap someone. I think the heroine should've told him to pack his bags and shove his proposal where the sun don't shine! He is selfish and a coward, I really despise him. I mean really what is wrong with you dude! (view spoiler)
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Christa
Nov 19, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
****An advanced reading copy of Forever Loved by Deanna Roy was provided to me by the author in exchange for an honest review. ****

3-3.5 Was Not Expecting That Stars

WHAT!!!

I don’t even know what to think, I was devastated for Corabelle. She did not deserve anymore heart break from Gavin.

Forever Loved picked up exactly where Forever Innocent ended. Corabelle is in the hospital after taking a “swim” in the ocean and Gavin is doing everything he can to make things right with Corabelle. After nearly
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Jennifer
Jan 14, 2014 rated it it was ok
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GTR33GURL
Nov 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I don't think I've cried so much in a book as much as I did with this one I just love Corabelle and Gavin so much I was emotionally invested in there HEA and the journey was turbulent and rocky and I almost didn't make it 85% in and I was so close to giving up I was like NO this can't be happening And WHY why would the author chose this I'm still devastated over it I can't not give to much away I don't want to spoil it for others I just didn't expect it to go that way I loved all the characters ...more
Ambur
Dec 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance, new-adult
I must admit that, like most readers I'm sure, the description of Forever Loved did give me a bit of a fright, but I knew that Deanna Roy would give us one heck of a story, and I hoped that I would love it as much as I loved Forever Innocent, and you know what...I did!


Forever Loved isn't a light read. It makes you think, it makes you feel, and above all else it pulls you into the story. While it wasn't light a read, it was definitely fast because I didn't want to put it down at all! I already lo
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Jay
Jan 06, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2014
ARC copy kindly provided by the author & her team. Thanks Deanna!

No long, drawn out review here - it doesn't need it. & no spoilers or repeating the story, I'd rather you read it for yourself! :)

Forever Loved followed on beautifully from where we left off in Forever Innocent. Again I found Deanna's writing easy to read, it flows perfectly, and the emotions are portrayed so well but in a way that I found the reader doesn't drown in them.

I was happy with the end, however, me being me I wanted mor
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Izzie d
Jun 12, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: college
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The Hopeless Romantics Book Blog
"Forever Innocent" was such a beautiful yet heart breaking book that had me in floods of tears. Corabelle and Gavin story was so much more than just a second chance romance. It was about coming to terms with the loss of a child, it was about grieving and it was about redemption. The ending of the first book in the series left me a complete mess. It wasn't all hearts and flowers as I said in my review but it was hopefully the start of a journey that would get them as close to a HEA as they would ...more
Three Chicks
Jan 26, 2014 rated it really liked it

Gavin and Corabelle suddenly found themselves each living out their dream by the sea 4 years after burying their infant son. Gavin walked away from it all and Corabelle was left to put herself back together again. Corabelle has struggled with the death of Finn, placing the blame on herself for smoking pot before she knew she was pregnant. Gavin dealt with his grief in his own way by having a vasectomy. Neither of them had spoken to each other for 4 years.

In Forever Loved, we witness Gavin and C
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Chris
5 out of 5 stars

Description ~

The much-anticipated sequel to the Top 10 bestselling new adult romance Forever Innocent.

“How do I tell the woman I love that I fathered a son with a prostitute?”

After four long years of separation, Gavin has finally reunited with his childhood love Corabelle. She’s forgiven him for leaving her during the funeral of their seven-day-old baby, and also for where he ended up — in Mexico to get a vasectomy.

But a message from Rosa, a prostitute he met the day of his surg
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Michelle
Dec 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
Copy provided by author in exchange of honest review

☆☆☆☆ 4 Forever Loved Stars☆☆☆☆

ForeverLoved

Forever Loved by Deanna Roy was a beautifully honest and raw emotional journey of Corabelle and Gavin as they deal with their past, present and future. In this second installment of The Forever Series, Ms. Roy weaved the elements of guilt, loss, shame, love and healing throughout the book. In this emotionally charged book, Corabelle and Gavin’s story reminds us all that second chances is one of the greatest gif
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JoJo
Jun 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
I must admit, I have not read the first book of this series, Forever Innocence. However, it does need to be noted that I was neither confused while reading this, nor was I feeling like I was missing information. There were plenty of flashbacks within the story to recap and guide the reader along.

Furthermore, it should also be noted that this is not just some fluffy, light romance. This book is real. This book is deep. This book wrestles with true trauma. This is not a fairy tale, it's real life
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Jammie
Nov 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
If you read my reviews you know that I was rocked to my core by Forever Innocent. It blew me away in so many different ways. So to say that I was a little nervous to begin Forever Loved was an Forever-Loved-cover.jpgunderstatement. But after reading the teasers online I decided that I was ready to read it. Now don’t get me wrong by that statement, I would’ve read it either way (but I like I said I was nervous). I very rarely will miss a sequel to a book unless I didn’t like the first one.

Ok wit
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Christine
Jan 11, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 Butterfly stars
The story carried straight on from Forever Innocent. What a journey these two have to go on.
Gavin finds out Rosa had Manuel and Rosa claims he is the father, after a vasectomy. I really felt for Corabelle but she turned out to be really strong and managed to get through all the problems thrown her way.
Tina and Jenny sound like great fun to be around love both their funky wild characters and dress sense.
The epilogue was really sweet Manuel copying Gavin and the cake shop with
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Mallory
2.5 stars

I did not like the direction this follow up took. Because it only spanned a week at most, I didn't feel like the relationship was strengthened or problems were resolved. And the whole plot twist just pissed me off. That's not something I like to read about, especially when the whole first book is about getting over the fact that these two lost a child and Gavin got a vasectomy to further prevent that.

The writing style was pretty good, it was just the content I was disappointed in :(
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Jaime
Jan 21, 2014 rated it it was ok
Sorta hated the ending. period. I need more time between those two events in the last chapter. No resolve for me. made me mad. It is a pet peeve of mine to have an explosive event and then have it tied up in a nice package- like that is real life? like the characters have super human emotions that make them made out of steel and they don't have to take time to process major life news. It just really irritates me. ...more
Jenny
Jul 02, 2015 rated it liked it
I think Gavin and Corabelle belong together. I thought the ending was beautiful. However, I could not stand Gavin. Yes, he did care for Corabelle, but he made selfish choices. Yes, they were in the past and he was definitely supportive and caring in this book, but I still could never get over the hooker thing. Any man that frequents prostitutes is sleazy in my mind. I could care less how good of an excuse they like to think they have.
Atalia • FMR Book Grind
Dec 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: for-review, arc
*Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review*

"…baby Finn was not really lost. As long as Gavin and I were together, the pieces of Finn we carried were able to connect, and even the passage of time would not diminish the strength of those memories." -Corabelle

After reading the synopsis for the book, I was a little scared to read it. I knew things were about to get crazy and more trials where ahead for this couple. After everything they've been through and how Forever Innocent ended, I t
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Mary Winstead
Dec 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Corabelle and Gavin are sorta over their reuniting road blocks trying to move on and find happiness again after their sad loss. When corabelle doesn't want to seek help for her painful past finds it in an unexpected friendship she met through a doctor. Gavin is relieved that he has corabelle back and getting on the right track only to discover something from his past is haunting his happiness. Need to read. ...more
LeAnn
Dec 20, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Why did I read this book?! I should have just ended it with book 1. At least that was sort of a HEA. This book had probably the worst ending ever. Why?! Why why why?! I liked Gavin in book 1. Now the ending of that book just makes my stomach turn. UGH.

Needless to say, I will not be reading any more of this series.
Natalie
Nov 04, 2019 rated it did not like it
Gavin is so unlikeable in this book and what’s with the piling more crap on Corabelle? Giving this book one star because the events and plot of this sequel was just horrible.

I’m going to continue onto book six and hope it is slightly better. The first book I thought was okay and had hoped I’d like this one even more.
Aditya Widyani
Jan 24, 2020 rated it did not like it
Im just gonna say DNF for the first book and then the sequel...gosh WTF is wrong with you Deanna? Who tf wrote a plot like this book? Do you enjoy making women so fragile and gotten hurt by their men and enjoy making stupid douchebag manwhore gross men? I wish Gavin dead and beaten to death by some psychopath.
Fatmata Sankoh
May 12, 2017 rated it it was ok
I'm not sure really of what to make of this series as I'm still struggling with it. Maybe its just me as it has had great reviews and recommendation. ...more
Debra
Oct 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Highly recommended

This is a great love story.I love this book can't wait to read the next one of the wedding and Tina's story
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Latisha
Aug 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful book

It was an awesome book with great characters and a wonderful storyline. Love when you can relate to a book.
Casey
Dec 02, 2013 rated it liked it
Review originally posted at Ramblings From This Chick

I absolutely loved Forever Innocent and couldn't wait to get my hands on Forever Loved by Deanna Roy. Forever Loved is the second installment in her Forever Series, and is the continuation of Corabelle and Gavin's story. This is meant to be read after Forever Innocent and should not be read as a standalone. If you haven't read Forever Innocent, beware of spoilers in this review. As much as I was looking forward to reading this book, I have to
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