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Finding My Way

(Beaumont #4)

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Liam Westbury has the world at his feet. He’s the quintessential golden boy. He’s the superstar quarterback for Beaumont High. His girl, Josie, is head cheerleader. He has his choice of colleges just waiting for him. Except he’s suffocating from all the pressure he’s under and no one understands.

Liam Page is the heartthrob he never wanted to be. He’s successful, smart an
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Kindle Edition, 270 pages
Published April 14th 2014
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Heidi McLaughlin
Apr 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
It's Liam... what more can I say?
Jamie Rhodes
Mar 08, 2014 rated it liked it
I hesitate to even write this review. While I LOVE this series, I just didn't love this book. I spent most of my time annoyed at Liam. I love Liam in the other books,but I just feel that he is so selfish in this one. Even though I know how the story between Josie and Liam ends, I still cringed during this book. I loved the parts where Josie was still in his life. I disliked the parts when she wasn't there. This is teenaged angst at its best. I love the writing style. I didn't give this book only ...more
Jennifer
Apr 22, 2014 rated it did not like it
I've read all of the other "Beaumont Series" books, enjoyed them, and was looking forward to this one.

I'm going to assume that if you're interested in this book, it's because you've already read Forever My Girl, but if not, there are SPOILERS to follow.

I thought the first half of the book was terribly depressing. It was all about how much Liam LOVED and ADORED Josie……even though we know he walked away for 10 years. It was also about Mason/Katelyn, which was nice, except I thought this too was k
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Tanya
Feb 16, 2014 rated it it was ok
I really wish I could purge the Liam in this book from my brain because I already had issues with him. I tried to understand him and his actions but I just...couldn't. No empathy or sympathy from me. Too bad he didn't miss more than 10 years of Noah's life. Harsh but true.


He and Sam would make a great team.



The 2 stars are for Harrison and Mason.
Siobhan Davis
Apr 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a great companion novel and it contained completely new material which was refreshing. I really came to understand Liam's decision once I saw the backstory. I had read some of the reviews before starting, and was afraid I would hate him after reading this, but I didn't. I actually really felt for him in the first half.

Mason's decision was really shitty and while I had been looking forward to meeting him, he wasn't a very good friend. He was mooning over Katelyn and no one else seemed t
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NinaReader
Jan 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
So when I read Forever My Girl years ago I really didn't think I cared about the time Liam was away making a rockstar name for himself.

I also didn't realize that this series went on and on after the first 2 books I read years ago so here I am finishing up the series....albeit a bit late.

When I started this book which takes us back to the time that Liam left Josie, I really wasn't all the excited about it amd figured I'd just fast read through the book so I can get to the next one to finish the
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Amber Boyd
Dec 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book was utter perfection for me. Nope not even kidding a little bit. Finding My Way was all I had hoped it to be and more. I guess I should share that I adore this Beaumont Series so much and so if I could give it more than 5 stars I so would!! This may be number four in the series but it’s really the prequel to the entire series and puts into place the 10yrs that Liam Page Westbury spent away from the people he loves the most. If you haven’t read the rest of the series, what the hell are ...more
☆☆Hannah☆☆
This was a nice read. At least going through it I knew that everything in the end was going to work out. Although, it was nice to see how he went from football player to musician. I hated his father. He was such a jerk thankfully his grandma was there for him and let him find his true passion in life.
Kara Hildebrand (Two Book Pushers)
I am a series whore and I absolutely FLOVE this series! I was very excited when I heard we were getting a book about how Liam Westbury became Liam Page. In Forever My Girl, we meet Liam and get flashbacks of his younger days and the choices he made but never specifics. This book is ALL LIAM, ALL THE TIME! I didn't think I could love him more. The writing is outstanding in this book. Heidi tells a heartbreaking story that made me cry more than a few times. We get to see a younger Liam with issues ...more
Darcy
Aug 09, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: new-adult, ya, e-book, 2015, romance
I'm not a big fan of a story being told from a different point of view. Usually there isn't enough new stuff to seem like a new book. That is not the case with this one. Yes we know what happened, it was covered in the first book with a few flashbacks. But this book is firmly set in the past and we can see why Liam did what he did, how the walls were closing in and how his family and friends, yes I mean Josie and Mason, weren't supportive of him and the new things he tried, his music. The last s ...more
Jen
Jul 04, 2015 marked it as dnf
Nope. Just couldn't do it. DNF'd at Chapter 11. I just didn't like the way it was written.
SammiesBookBlog
Dec 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kind-and-queen
I was given a ARC copy in exchange for my honest review.

If I could give this book more than 5 stars I would. I was blown away. Once I received it this morning for the blog tour I stopped EVERYTHING I was doing and I could not stop once I picked it up. I have been waiting for this for what feels like an eternity. We get to meet high school Liam and we got to see and feel the emotions he went through and struggled through. He loved football, but that was who his family and friends, Josie expected
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Carol
Jun 20, 2016 rated it it was ok
When I think about Liam my first thought is, poor poor pitiful me. That is all he did was moan about how bad his life was and that no one understood what he was going through.
Never once did he explain himself to Josie so that she could understand. He always agreed with what ever was said instead of explaining how he was really feeling.
In the first book in this series, if I remember correctly Liam said that he only had one night only with Sam and yet in this book he had a relationship with her. T
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Angie
Jul 19, 2017 rated it did not like it
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Ashley Sigafoos
Apr 16, 2014 rated it it was ok
I rather would have read a book about their wedding and the future more then this...I already felt as though I understood Josie and Liam in forever my girl..it made me not really like Liam and I loved him in forever my girl and the rest of the series...plus it made me not really like his grandmother and so of the things mason did effected other people....if anything please write about the future!!!
Julie Mancini
Apr 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
Once again Heidi Mclaughlin doesn't disappoint. In general I am not a big fan of prequals. I would rather read the whole series in order. But because I love this story I read it. It was nice to get inside a young Liam ' s mind. And I may be the only one who feels this way, while I love Liam a little more, a dislike Josie a little more. I understand why Liam left now and I can't say I blame him. Heidi Mclaughlin is an auto but for me.
Akyraa
Apr 04, 2014 rated it did not like it
oh god...i hate Liam even more now...can he get anymore selfish...i was already not his fan during the first book but this book made me hate him more...on one hand he is like Josie is my soul mate...n then he is fucking every girl he meets...n started within a week of his breakup with Josie...loser!!!
Sara
Apr 02, 2020 rated it did not like it
I swear, I could have spent the rest of my life happy without having confirmed - again - how asshole Liam was.
Marisa
Dec 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love this series! At times this one was tough for me. I felt old reading about these kids but was turned on by the sex scenes (ha ha). Liked getting some insight into the characters.

Although this is book 4 i read it second bc of my love for Liam and Josie

Getting back in order! Loving these
Tia
Aug 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: series-beaumont
Final Rating 3.5 Stars
Yoneidis Martín Martínez
This is the book that shows us how Liam Westbury becomes Liam Page.
The first half of the book consists of Liam in Beaumont, being the star QB, living unhappy in his parents' house, with a father only concerned about his sports career and an absent mother, Liam’s only consolation is Mason (his best friend ) and Josie (his forever girl). Liam has a very hard time because of all the pressures he endures and when he tries to talk to Josie about this she does not understand him. Liam is drowning more
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Lindsey
Apr 16, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2014-completed
I'm so torn when it comes to rating this book. On one hand I loathe selfish only care about myself Liam. On the other hand I am so angry with Josie and her "Liam will be a football star" blinders. She made no effort to read between the lines and see how much he was struggling. Having read Forever My Girl and knowing that Josie did try to contact Liam about Noah helped ease my anger towards Josie. But still there was so much unnecessary angst between these two over their 10 year separation. I am ...more
Jackie Lane
Sep 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Definitely 4.5 stars.

I neglected to read the synopsis before reading this book because I've been enjoying the series. I'm not usually a fan of the alternate POV, but this book definitely swayed me.

It gave me lots of insight as to how Liam felt and why he did the unthinkable things that he did. I was actually cheering for him during certain parts. Getting more info on him helps to see where the other books are headed and one of my favorite things was that we get to meet Harrison and find out the
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Emma Brown
Apr 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The Beaumont series is one of my favorite series, I was hooked up from the first book when I fell in love with Liam.I was really happy when I found out about this book.I wanted to know more about Liam and his reasoning for the choices he had made and I got my answers in Finding My Way, although I had some moments when I wanted to slap Liam.I recommend this book.
Sgmk
Apr 03, 2014 rated it liked it
Even through I loved this series, I did not love this book. I thought Liam was too selfish, but with parents like his, who wouldn't be at the age of 18. I expected more from Liam in this book.
Ashlee O'Rourke
Feb 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Although this is the 4th book in the series it gives you the start that tore Liam from the place he grew up and the only women he's ever loved. So I chose this to read this book second, I wanted to see how Harrison ties in before he falls head over heels with one of the girls from the group that Liam wants to surround himself with the most. Not only do get a glimpse of Liam before graduation you get to see why he went from Beaumont's golden boy turn rock start. Not being a romance reader I still ...more
Tina
May 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a precursor to My Forever Girl told entirely from Liam's perspective as he navigates his family, relationship with Josie, friendships and choices that naturally come at the end of high school.
Liam is a local football hero as long as his high school team keeps winning, but he is losing his passion for the game. At home he is anything but. Pressured by his father and basically ignored by his mother.
The only real lights in his life are Josie and his emerging love for playing the guitar and
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Beth (FebruaryFilly)
Jun 22, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: library, audiobook
I wish the most promising parts of this had been folded up into the original book and then just no need for this one. But this is The Thing To Do in romance series now: his POV of what happened several books ago. And really a lot of this we just didn’t need. The most promising part was seeing the relationship with his grandma.

But I don’t like Josie’s not accepting his music. It solidified her as lifestyle dependent and there’s a subsequent materialism of that stability aspect. Same reason she wa
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Amy Johnson
Dec 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed "Finding" My Way" by Heidi McLaughlin. I thought this was a fantastic look back at how the story began. The first half of the book was somewhat repetitive and could have been shortened - when I hit the second half and Liam was in LA.... that's when I kept on the edge of my seat. I tend to have a love/hate relationship with prequels especially one that is this deep into the series. I found myself wanting to go back and re-read the first book. Looking forward to continuing on with ...more
Tonya
Feb 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I didn't know what to expect when I started this book. I'm glad that I read it though. I love Josie, but after reading this, I wanted to slap her a little. But then I remembered her age in this book. This is when Liam and Josie first started dating all the way through his return to Beaumont when Mason died.

Liam was having a break down. He was 18, he shouldn't have had so much anxiety. The fact that no one that loved him even really noticed that he was struggling, hurt. It didn't help him at all
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Heidi McLaughlin is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author of The Beaumont Series, The Boys of Summer, and The Archers.

Originally, from the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in picturesque Vermont, with her husband, two daughters, and their three dogs.

In 2012, Heidi turned her passion for reading into a full-fledged literary career, writing over twenty novels, inclu
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