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Ever After (Lost Love #2)

4.31  ·  Rating details ·  10,225 Ratings  ·  364 Reviews
In this moving sequel to Even Now, Emily Anderson falls deeply in love with a young Army reservist who is about to serve in Iraq. At the same time, Emily's parents seem on the verge of losing all they had gained. Will heartbreaking tragedy be the turning point for all of them?
Paperback, Large Print, 535 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Christian Large Print (first published December 19th 2006)
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Sep 01, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OH MY GOSH, SO GREAT! I loved this book. And I cried like I actually knew the characters in it! It's a great story, and it also made me think. You have to read it!
Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There really isn't much that I can say in this review without giving anything away. In fact, you may be able to predict what happens before reading the book (or in the beginning). However, I can not get over how much this book hit me emotionally. It's a fictional novel but it also is similar to a lot of people's life. That alone, I can't get over. It also explains how one life can make a difference to many with a rippling effect.

This book truly makes you think about life (or it had that result
Aug 04, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This was the sequel to Even Now, which I gave 3 stars. Even though I wasn't crazy about the first book, it didn't conclude everything, so I felt like I had to read the second one also. I have to say, the first one was better. This story was way too predictable, and of course it wouldn't be Christian fiction unless there were some unnecessary tragedy that occurs, which predictably happened in this book. I think it was supposed to be a sweet book about patriotism and courage and love, but I felt l ...more
Jun 06, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Favorite quote from book: "Love is not possible without sacrifice, and sacrfice is not possible without love" [from authors notes:]
When I finished "Even Now"[the prequel to "Ever After":], I was disappointed in the ending - it seemed 'unfinished'. I picked up the sequel, "Ever After" to see if it gave 'closure'. The answer is yes, it did! I liked "Ever After" the best of the two. There is enough 'reminiscing' to fill the reader in if they haven't read the first book (I would read both if you h
This book carried across well the truth that one life touches many, and it is up to us whether we will be a positive or neutral influence.
Mar 27, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Rating: 3/10

Super cheesy! 'Even Now' was cheesy too but it had the whole reunion thing going for it. I used to read these kind of books all the time as a teen and just lap them up but now I see how unrealistic stories like this are. Yes, you read books to escape reality but this was just too much. Does it make me a terrible person that the saddest part of the book didn't move me at all? I also guessed the ending about one third through the book. I guess the whole story is super predictable.

Erin Woodall
Mar 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really loved this book. It is not often a book brings tears to my eyes. Karen brought the story to life. You felt the loss like it was somebody you knew! And then it turns to joy and knowing all along God is with the characters every step of the way!!
I loved this book it opened my eyes to the war in Iraq in ways I never thought possible. I cannot even begin to explain it. It is filled with all sorts of information about the war, the soldiers, war casualties and insurgents. At times I felt a bit overwhelmed that almost the entire content of the book was encapsulated in the war but again, as with the first book, she writes it in such a way that you feel a part of it so it is hard to get bored. This story drew me in so deep I had a hard time se ...more
Dec 12, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book jus like the first one had me bawling my eyes our through the whole book. A girl who spends her whole life trying to find her parents an wondering if they ever found each other finally locates them an learns they never found each other. She plans a surprise reuniting for them and on their first night in town learn that being seperated so long their views about the war their both in or work for are so different they cant see making a relationship work. Their daughter finds love during c ...more
Tamara Tilley
I thought EVEN NOW was a great book, but WOW . . . EVER AFTER was incredible. I read the last hundred pages through blurry eyes and a wad of tissues. EVER AFTER takes up where EVEN NOW leaves off. Emily’s parents, Lauren and Shane are finally reunited. But their opposite views on the war, continue to be an obstacle to their happily ever after. In the meantime, sharing the patriotic views of her father, Emily gets a job on an army base and soon falls in love with Justin Baker. When Justin is depl ...more
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Karen Kingsbury L...: Ever After 1 9 Dec 07, 2012 07:45AM  
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Karen Kingsbury, #1 New York Times bestselling novelist, is America’s favorite inspirational storyteller, with more than twenty-five million copies of her award-winning books in print. Her last dozen titles have topped bestseller lists and many of her novels are under development with Hallmark Films and as major motion pictures. Her Baxter Family books are being developed into a TV series slated f ...more
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