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When It's Over

(When It's Love #2)

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A beautiful college senior and her private writing professor collaborate in more ways than one.

Haunted by her mysterious past and torn between her desire for two men, the more Sydney learns about life, the less she understands.

As Sydney's final semester at Addison College begins, she registers for an independent study with Professor Sparling. Unable to suppress the
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Published February 24th 2015
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Ebony
Feb 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book is AMAZING!!! If Ms. Lauren's first book did not make me a fan for life, this book will!!!
This book picks up after Sydney finds out that Henry has been lying to her and impersonating Profession Sparling via email.
This book is packed full of mystery, heat and passion. We also get to see Sydney start to break out her shell and embrace her inner sex godess. We get to see the lengths that Henry will go to to protect the woman he loves. And we get to see a bit more of man behind the fantasy
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Lorie
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: series-serial
There’s a reviewer quote on the cover that says this is “highly charged”. OMG is it ever! I can’t even tell you the last time I was so engrossed in a book let alone a series. I have devoured everything Emma Lauren has out there in under 24 hours (it would have been less, but I needed to squeeze in a few hours of shut eye and feed the kids). It’s hard to even fully explain what it is or why this series has hypnotized me like it has. It just has “it”! The “it” that makes your brain race with ...more
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TITLE~ When It's Over (When It's Love #2)
AUTHOR~ Emma Lauren
GENRE~ New Adult-Erotic-Romance
PUBLISHED~ Expected publication: February 24th 2015
PURCHASED/COST~ ARC/Review Copy
MY RATING~ 4/5


MY THOUGHTS~

I was provided with a Review Copy/ARC for review.

Soooo...this book drove me flippin' crazy!! Not necessarily in a bad way either ;) I read the first book in the series, When It's Love, and enjoyed it, so I was very intrigued and excited to read this one.
When
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Mary S
Jan 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
There are books series that you just count the days until it comes out, well When It's Over is one of those books, and the wait is so worth it. Henry. I just love him. He is madly and obsessively in love with his best friend Sydney, who has an obsession with her professor, Paul Sparling. Henry sort of lied to Sydney, and she is having quite the time of forgiving her best friend, while the man of her own obsession professor Sparling is sort of looking at her a bit different lately. Henry has some ...more
Cee
Feb 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
If you’re looking for a scorching hot read and you’re tired of the same theme over and over again, then this book is definitely for you. This is the 2nd book in the series and it is definitely recommended to read the first installment before this. Sydney is a college girl with a crush on her professor. Henry is her best friend-turned lover. Henry is rocking some serious issues with lying but he only did it out of love for Sydney. Enter Professor Sparling: Will Sydney fall for him? Will he fall ...more
Nikki Reeves
May 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
Ok so when I finished book 1 I went right away and one clicked book 2 because I had to find out what was happening. I thought book 1 was full of craziness but book 2 is packed with even more and I could not put it down.

This book is told from both Lauren and Henry. I wasn’t mad at Henry in book 1 because I really liked Henry and I wanted him and Sydney to be together. But Sydney is completely heartbroken that Henry lied to her and betrayed her the way he did. Sydney decides to step back from
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Bibliophile Wonderland Reviews
Feb 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Overall I liked the book but it wasn't as good as the first one.

First Henry I loved him in the first book, but in this one I understand Sydney completely about him trying to control her and her life.

Sydney tried my patients in this book like really girl please forgives Henry, please for your sanity. She took forever to figure out if she loved Henry. I just felt like screaming at like yes you attracted to another man that is just wrong for you. When she finally realizes it, when after Paul was
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Shakuita Johnson
Jan 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
We pick right up after the events of When It's Love...Henry is struggling with the aftermath of his lies and Sydney is hard pressed to forgive him. He professes his love every chance he gets but she continues to skirt around him and relive his betrayal. She's started to get closer to the Professor while working on her memoir but realizes that lust and love are two different things. Some hot and heavy moments arises between the two but the outcome is very different from what Sydney had been ...more
Kellie
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing

I was luck to find Emma Lauren by chance. Once I read her first book When It’s Love, I was hooked. And I was lucky enough to have the second ready to go, but the wait would have been worth it. You actually feel for these characters. You have Henry, who is head over heels in love with his best friend Sydney, and she is completely oblivious to it. She is crushing on her professor. Henry has a very unique way to look at things. His heart is in the right place but just like the best of them his
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Becky Cross
Feb 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
I feel like I have been waiting forever for this book to come out. I fell in love with the first book “When It’s Love”. Let me tell you that “When It’s Over” did not disappoint!! Emma Lauren really took me on a roller coaster ride. Who will Sydney choose, her best friend Henry or Professor Sparling? Henry has been her best friend for the past few years. Can she forgive him and realize he may be the love of her life or will she be tempted by her fantasy of the older sexy professor Sparling? This ...more
Lisa
My short, quick review of these books is that I LOVED them! It was a compelling story with characters that weren’t cookie cutter perfect! They were flawed and that made them very relatable. I also loved that the books were such quick reads… they didn’t drag on and there weren’t huge information dumps that blocked my ability to enjoy the story. I also really like that not everything was handled to me as the reader on the silver platter, that it was a little unpredictable and that I wasn’t sure ...more
Danielle Behler
Feb 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was weary to start reading the second book because I was worried where the storyline was going to go. I'm new to Emma's books so I had no idea what to expect. The cliffhanger in the first had me dying for more though. I'm not very found of the characters not even our leading lady, but maybe that's what we are supposed to think. Each character has too many flaws than I'm used too. But that's what is brilliant about this book. These are relatable characters with actual human flaws. There's no ...more
Jennifer
Feb 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great series so far.

I am really enjoying this series. I like how this book separated the two main characters and their points of view in the story. Can't wait for the next one to come out.
Christine Brady
Feb 18, 2014 rated it it was ok
What happened?!!! When did henry turn crazy? And sydneys driving me nuts now!! The book is losing me but i feel invested and want to know what happens, so ill read part 3. I just hope theres a turn around some where!!
Lizette Criscitiello-Diaz
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Emma u have truly done it again bravo on the second novel of Henry and Sydney, two of my favorite fictional characters. Looking forward to book three keep writing and we will keep reading...
Christine
Mar 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
TOO SHORT!!!! I literally turned the page and couldn't believe it ended!!
Tiffinie Hazen
Jan 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loved it! Can't wait for the next book to come out. Loved getting both views.
Kristi Sanders
Mar 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Emma Lauren certainly has a way with words!
Incredible story! Hot.Hot.Hot!!! I'm patiently waiting for book #3.
Colleen Carvalho
Feb 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
Even sexier than the first! I am not sure how I am going to make it until May to find out how Henry and Sydney's story ends. New twists as well that kept me guessing! Must read!
Stephanie
Nov 14, 2017 rated it it was ok
I really enjoyed the first book and was excited to read this one. But it just pissed me off.
I liked poor misguided Henry the first go round, but he's a totally different character in this book than the first one. To make matters worse, there is no 3rd book (should have been available a couple of years ago, according to the advert at the end of this one) so there is no real ending. I feel like I just wasted my time to stop reading in the middle of the story.
Emma Pocock
Mar 07, 2015 rated it liked it
So I was lucky enough to get a copy of this book from the author Emma, herself, in exchange for an honest review.
So where do I start....
OK i will have to admit the story didn't go the way I expected, that was for sure, and I'm not sure how I feel about it to be honest. Though the story did keep my attention and I was wondering how Henry would win Sydney over and what he would do next to stuff everything up again.
I was expecting more with Sydney and the Professor, then what was in the book; but I
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Claire Phoenix
So, I liked the first one. This one was LITTERED with typos and errors. On top of that, the sweet Henry we meet in book one is gone and replaced with a borderline abusive psycho.

Look, I'm ALL for a controlling alpha. Love them! But Henry isn't a controlling alpha, he's obsessive in a not-hot way because he's still looking at other girls and has deep issues beyond just the flawed alpha.

I think she was aiming for the controlling alpha but she bordered too far into crazy psycho for me.

It was
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Teresa Johnson
Jan 11, 2016 rated it it was ok
This series is a little different. It starts out in the first book what you might think is a student/professor affair but it's really not. Sydney's best friend Henry has deep feelings for her but Sydney is infatuated and in lust with her professor. Sydney can't decide who she wants.
I won't spoil the story but what I will tell you is that book #2 is not the end of the series. It ends in a cliffhanger. I would not have read these 2 books had I known there was a 3rd book that will be published.
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Cynthia
May 05, 2015 rated it liked it
I'm glad I gave this story a chance and continued onto the second book. The readers learn more about Henry and some might even give him sympathy for his stupid choices in the first book. At least now we have our "why" questions answered. Sydney's sexual awakening continues to blossom and gets even steamier when even her hottest fantasies come to fruition. But things aren't always what they seem and she realizes that she loves the one whose been there for her from the very beginning. Except they ...more
Jo Smith
Jun 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Scorching hot - writing of brilliance and incredible ability. This book has it all - great sex scenes, a touching love, a stalker, a professor, a mystery, almost a caterpillar changing in to a butterfly who's wings aren't strong enough to fly yet; a distant family, a close family, obsession and secrets - all encapsulated in this book. You won't be able to put it down. The characters and the plot are so open & closed. Twists and turns that will hone-in your interest so all else becomes ...more
Abigail Riley
When It's Over oozes sex appeal and the nitty gritty of relationships; the part that no one ever wants to face. I'm awaiting in aching anticipation for book 3. The relationship between these two characters is so twisted that it's damn near impossible to put down. And the sex scenes? Wow, don't even get me started. Emma Lauren is a goddess with words and if you haven't read this series yet, I honestly have no idea what you're doing with your life. Go on, get to one-clicking!
Piepie
Both of these books in this series are definitely a quick read. I read them both in one day. Definitely steamy, definitely erotic. Sydney can't seem to decide if she hates Henry or just wants a sex buddy. She seems to go back and forth between wanting to sleep with Henry or seduce her much-older, divorced professor. Her wishy-washiness baffles me, but still... I want to find out what happens next!
 Joyce
Apr 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Leaves you panting for more! What a well written series. You will find yourself cheering for Henry then hating him in the next sentence. A great story line filled with hidden secrets needing to be uncovered. Character flaws at its best leaves you wanting a happily ever after for this wealthy young man and his lost love.
Jenifer
May 02, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: erotica
It was a good continuation of the story and I enjoyed how the perspective of the story kept changing from Henry to Sydney, but the plot seems to be dragging on. I realize that you want to continue this into a trilogy but the whole story so far could have taken place in one novel, not three.
Shaundra Woodmore
May 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
OMG! A book 3 damn it! Just when Sydney admits her love to Henry and move past her crush on her professor....Henry screws up. I'm eagerly ready to download book three and it's not available (WTH) and it was due out 2015 and we are mid 2016.
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Emma Lauren has lived in Texas and Michigan. She met the man of her dreams when she was only 18, and 7 years later she married him. They now have three rambunctious kids who keep Emma on her toes. Emma loves animals, romantic stories, 80s music, chick flicks, and cupcakes. When she's not writing she's probably doing laundry.

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