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The Only Answer

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3.99  ·  Rating details ·  148 ratings  ·  22 reviews
The sequel to the international hit, The Only Exception.

A boy burdened with a family legacy. A girl haunted by a shattered past. Both searching for answers to a future threatened by the unknown. Three years ago, conservative Trey Chapman and liberal Monica Remy met their match in one another - and made the only exception that would change their lives forever. Now, Trey's
Paperback, 260 pages
Published August 11th 2014 by Createspace
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Aug 11, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My Thoughts:

The Only Answer was a great sequel to book 1, The Only Exception, in this series. I love when we get to learn more about characters that we fell in love with in a previous book. I loved getting to know Trey and Monica in the first book, but it's always fun to get a continuation of a story when characters have already been established.

The Only Answer takes place, three years after, The Only Exception. Trey and Monica are happy with one another, in love, and officially beginning their
Aug 30, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
After reading The Only Answer I have decided I have no political aspirations, nor do I want to be a part of a family with politicians. We know what it’s like, they always have us watching, everything is reported, good or bad or completely fabricated. I’m one of those people when I see stuff coming from either of the aisle on Facebook, I have to look it up and see if it’s true, and if it’s not, I must report back. It drives some a little crazy that I won’t let them live happily in their propagand ...more
Sep 20, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've had The Only Answer for a few months waiting to be read, and it somehow got lost among the rest of the books on my iPad. After having some down time between books I picked this one up and began to make a start on it.
The Only Answer is a book I wish I had read sooner. I forgot how much I love these characters and I really enjoyed getting to visit their world again. What made this even better is getting to see Valerie from Forever Wild again and catch up with her.

The Only Answer sees Trey and
Lisa Karafa
Aug 28, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved Trey and Monica in The Only Exception and was thrilled to find The Only Answer was a continuation of their story.

Our conservative Trey and liberal Monica both find themselves moving a little more to the center as an unexpected event takes them both by surprise. Magan did a wonderful job portraying both characters feelings, beliefs and subsequent growth in this book.

The passion between these two left them throwing caution to the wind only to have to deal with the consequences later. Add
Advance Readers Copy (ARC) given and provided for my blog for an honest review via blog tour

Rating 3.5 stars
Cover: 7
Hero: 6
Heroine: 6
Format: eBook via kindle - Mobi. file

This will be my first time reading anything by Magan Vernon. I normally don't read about politics; fiction or non-fiction but I thought this was just an okay story. It didn't pull me into anything. I skimmed throughout the book I couldn't keep my interest up.

The author did a lovely job writing it. I just couldn't connect to the
Amy Logg
Jul 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: august-2014
A fabulous continuation to Trey & Monica's story!

The story:
I absolutely loved Monica & Trey when we first met them in The Only Exception, and it was so lovely to catch up with them 3 years on to see how their relationship has progressed. They are now engaged and are faced with lots of new challenges to overcome, all while dealing with the pressures of public life due to Trey's father's political campaign.

At first Trey & Monica struggle to deal with the media constantly hounding
Kendall {Book Crazy}
Aug 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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4.5 stars!

I was so excited to read this book, so when I saw sign-ups for events for the book, I quickly signed up! I loved these characters first book and I couldn't wait to see where their story was going to go next! I was also super happy that the author decided to give them another book to finish off their story! The Only Answer was an amazing book! It was a quick read too, so I read it in a few sittings in one day! I may have enjoyed it more than the first book as well! The plot was amazing!
Aug 13, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I fell in love with Trey and Monica in The Only Exception, so I couldn't have been more excited when I found out that they were getting another book!

It's now 3 years later and Monica and Trey's future is looking brighter than ever! Trey is now working for his father's campaign. Monica is finding that it's not only hard to find work with the degree that she has, but also hard because of who she's connected to. She ends up settling for a job at a coffee shop and quickly learns how unpredictable li
Aug 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

4.5 stars

If you fell in love with Trey and Monica in The Only Exception, you will love this story. We fast forward three years into Trey and Monica's relationship. The couple is still together and still madly in love. They are now done with school and are entering "the real world" with jobs and relationships.

Monica seems to be struggling a little more that Trey. She is having a head time finding a job (which might have to do wither her personal relationships) and feels like she is in a weird pla
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Aug 13, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was precious. Such a beautifully romantic story. this takes place 3 years after Trey and Monica have met. They are moving out on their own after graduating and each with different pressures. The love between them is felt with every action and word. Trey is working on his dad's campaign and has the pressures of his family's expectations. Monica has the pressure of finding a job and being happy. The two together are each other's support system.

Trey asks Monica to marry him and does something
Aug 13, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great follow up to The Only Exception. I can't imagine two young people having a relationship with the strains that being part of a political family would put on them, but Trey and Monica seem to manage quite well-even with all the bumps along the way.

I love the scene at John-Boy's bachelor party, it's probably my favorite of the book ;-) Trey and Monica run into several issues in this book, and it's very satisfying to see them continually overcome every obstacle put in their path, not just wi
Aug 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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One of my favorite books is “the only exception” so when I found out there will be a sequel, I waited patiently and it was all worth it. The story started 3 years after book one ended, both trey and Monica is out of college, one has wonderful job while the other is struggling, what I love most about the story is the drama and the twist, it was very realistic and I never expected that it will be Monica’s family who will act negatively when they drop the bombed and what happen to the governor’s ca ...more
Heather andrews
Aug 15, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked the friends Trey had they were supportive, "he shook his head. "Naw, man. We're brothers. I've got your back no matter what and you've got mine. I'm not letting you drive back to the city alone so just shut your effing mouth and listen to me or I'm putting you over my shoulder and dragging you out to my jeep." John was blunt. Brash." I loved how he protected his woman and wanted to keep her happy, "I did. I was trying to do what I thought was best." Her words were muffled. She gasped for ...more
Lheanne Spicer
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
After making it through college Monica and Trey are now engaged and ready to start their life together. Trey has decided to work for his presidential campaign and Monica is working at a coffee shop until she finds her dream job. Even though both sets of parents don't agree with it Trey and Monica decide to live together since they are engaged. But its not long before life throws them a curve ball, Monica is pregnant! Will this baby bring Monica and Trey closer together or will the stress of it a ...more
Lisa (A Life Bound By Books)
One thing that I did love about this title is visiting so many couples from previous books. That was extremely fun and a few were unexpected.

Enjoyed reading this one. Had some nice twists to it and getting a peak at another Chapman brother was also a great addition to the story. Full review to follow on my blog - A Life Bound By Books.
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If you love Trey and Monica like I do, you can't miss this book! ...more
Jan 27, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Honestly, when i first read the only exception, i was so obsessed. Monica and Trey's love story was amazing and i was so obsessed, but this sequel just disappointed me to no end. If it hadnt been such a quick read i probably would have stopped reading it all together. ...more
Aug 25, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
More Trey and Monica! With a hilarious side of Wes, Val, Melanie and the incredible John-Boy himself.

This is a sweet and intense sequel to The Only Exception. It begins shortly after graduation, and life is hectic. Trey is wrapped up in his father’s campaign, and Monica is trying to find a job in her field. Let the fun begin!

Love dual POV, and Magan does a great job of telling the story and moving along the plot with their two voices. See a more tender and vulnerable side of both Trey and Monica
The Only Answer is an excellent follow up to Magan Vernon's The Only Exception. This time around we get to find out what happens to that beloved couple Trey and Monica. Its been three years since they were first together and it seems everything is running on track, even the liberal minded Monica doesn't seem to be rebelling on the idea she's following the more conservative route in life. But a little surprise for this couple which should have been wonderful seems to cause a whole heap of problem ...more
Briana Pacheco
Aug 20, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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**Complimentary copy provided by the author/publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**

3.5-4 stars
The Only Answer takes place three years after the events in, The Only Exception, and I really liked it. I wasn't really in love with book 1 so seeing Monica and Trey older, wiser and dealing with real problems couples their age go through was better.

I'm not sure what to say without giving away spoilers so I'll stick with; a scandal happens, people get angry, other people don't act the
Oct 23, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars

I did prefer The Only Exception, but this was a really nice read. I love Trey and Monica and I loved what happened in this book with them. I do think that the author could have done more with the story (it was a little tiring with the same arguments over and over) but it was enjoyable to read. Having Trey's POV in this book kinda ruined him for me at the beginning, but sometimes it was nice to know what he was thinking. But I still think that the male protagonist should have a bit of my
Andrea Doss
Mar 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Magan Vernon has been living off of reader tears since she wrote her first short story in 2004. She now spends her time killing off fictional characters, pretending to plot while she really just watches Netflix, and she tries to do this all while her two young children run amok around her Texas ranch.

You can stalk her online at all of these fun and happy places.

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  • The Only Exception (Only, #1)
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  • The Only Way (Only, #4)

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