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After Ever Happy

(After #4)

4.06  ·  Rating details ·  71,697 ratings  ·  3,848 reviews
Tessa and Hardin have defied all the odds, but will their fairy tale ending be turned on its head? AFTER EVER HAPPY...Life will never be the same. #HESSA

It’s never been all rainbows and sunshine for Tessa and Hardin, but each new challenge they’ve faced has only made their passionate bond stronger and stronger. But when a revelation about the past shakes Hardin’s inpenetra
Paperback, 512 pages
Published February 24th 2015 by Gallery Books
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Jun 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
I never in a million years thought I would be saying this... I actually really enjoyed this book. I know I know, after how much crap I gave the first three how could this happen. I can't even fully comprehend it myself. As much as I hated this series, this last book won me over. At first I thought that this series was ridiculous but after powering through it I actually completely understand it's madness. For example: I didn't understand why each book need to be 600+ pages, but now I do. This ser ...more
'After Ever Happy'

Wait. Is that even english?
The fourth book in the 'After' series, 'After Ever Happy' is the first book in the series that had a different "feel" to it. Don't get me wrong, there is plenty of dramatic shenanigans between Tessa and Hardin. However, this time around they aren't the sole focus of the book. The result is a much more somber vibe.

After everything that went down at the end of the third book, Tessa is left markedly changed from the girl she was before. Those tragic events forced her to take a long, hard look at he
Sep 19, 2016 rated it did not like it
Well here we are. Literally like, 3,000 pages later and this God-forsaken series is finally over. I know that it still seems like lunacy that I would finish this series even though they're literally worse than garbage, and trust me - I'm scratching my head at this myself. Of all the series for me to decide to ACTUALLY finish, I chose this one? I have no priorities, clearly. But what's done is done, and these books are blessedly in that category.

This whole book was like running uphill - you don't
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2! After Ever Happy, book 4 of 5. The conclusion to an against-all-odds romance between tatted rebel Hardin Scott & good girl Tessa Young!

“The fucked-up truth is that people like her are the easiest prey for someone like me, who takes and takes until there is nothing left. That’s what I have done since the beginning, and that’s what I will always do.”

Books in The After series should be read in order:
Book 1: After
Book 2: After We Collided
Book 3: After We Fell
Jun 22, 2020 rated it liked it
Caution: Rated R: for language and overall smuttiness

Alright.... I made it!! 🤗 It was rough- but I made it through all four books. This is the equivalent of binge watching all seasons of Jersey Shore. I’m embarrassed to even admit that I got sucked into this trash world- but I totally did. Each book ‘cliff hanger’ left me needing to read the next one. I couldn’t stop. 🤷🏼‍♀️ Even when I was rolling my eyes and ready to give up, I just had to know what would happen with these tw
Dec 11, 2014 rated it did not like it
Save yourself Tessa and leave the man honestly.
Kevin (Irish Reader)
This was definitely the best book out of the four, still not great, but definitely the best of the bunch. I found this one to be a bit less problematic and I did enjoy some of the time jump moments at the end. Would probably rate this a 2 stars, but since I didn’t rate the other books I’m just gonna keep consistent and not do a star rating for this one too!

I’m not going to say too much, as I did do a full 30 minute review video on this book on my YouTube channel. You can watch that video here t
The Burning Rose (Jess)
4/5 stars.
So I finally made my way to the last book, and I managed to give this crazy couple its end.
The first three books got from me five big stars, because no matter how stupid Hardin and Tessa behaved, the chemistry was always strong and the plot made me keep reading and reading. I'm not tired of them, and I guess the proof of that is that I read this series 4 times.
But somehow... I never managed to start reading the last book. Idk, maybe I was just afraid to break up with this couple, tha
April (Aprilius Maximus)
Jan 08, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2015
I can't believe it's over! What a rollercoaster! I didn't like this one as much because I wanted more from the epilogues, and when I say more, I mean like I want a whole book about all of that stuff! There just wasn't enough! This book also felt a lot different to the first three and I think it's because they spent a lot of time apart, but nonetheless I am so glad I gave this series a shot because I just love it! ...more
• Jodi Bibliophile •
I’ve just finished After Series by Anna Todd and I am NOT OKAY ☹

I’ve spent 34 days with these characters and their toxic as fuck relationship. It was one hell of an emotional rollercoaster that left me physically drained.⁣

I LIVED for this story and my life will never be the same without Hardin & Tessa Invading my every thought.⁣

The ending was PERFECTION.⁣

Old school angst at its best and I could kick myself in the crotch for taking so long to read them.⁣

Elyse  Walters
May 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Audiobook... Hoopla has these books.

“After Ever Happy”, ... book the best of the series.....
which picked up right where book 3 - “After We Fell”, left off. A satisfying conclusion - but not until we take a different train ride from the first three books.

I can’t believe I read all 4 of these books....
Book 2 - “After We Collided”, is the weakest.

Finished this one yesterday during a walk of 8 miles.

One of the themes that stands out for me was:
“Life is Ok....vs. Life is deeply exhilarati
What is with the wording of the title? Ummm...

And a 4th book? Can we kill it with fire? How much could there possibly be to say about these inane, empty characters?
Siena Mirabella
Aug 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
FINALLY FINISHED THIS SERIES! what an emotional rollercoaster. I actually really enjoyed this one. It was my favorite out of them all. Each book was better than the last. Quite an intense love story they've got. Loved the epilogue.. VERY CUTE! ...more
Ursula Uriarte
Oct 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015
All The Stars!!!

And so the series reaches it’s final stretch and it was a very anticipated (and much dreaded) one, I struggled with dying to know what would happen in the end and not wanting this to be over. Even as I write this review, 2 weeks after having finished reading After Ever Happy, I miss Tessa and Hardin like the day I turned the last page.

First things first, this review has spoilers for the first three books but I will avoid anything spoilery for the last book because everyone dese
Natalie Monroe
Dec 12, 2014 marked it as never-ever-ever-reading-this
Take a shot every time you see the word 'cruel' used in conjunction with Harry Hardin's name in the series' blurbs.

I guarantee you'll be roaring drunk before you reach this installment.

Ꮗ€♫◗☿ ❤️ ❤️

I liked the ending. I almost never like it when a book goes into the future and shows the couple five or more years down the line, but in this case I really enjoyed the afterward that showed how Hardin and Tessa ended up.

I didn’t really like the middle of the book which I thought wasn’t very realistic given their relationship. I can see Tessa going to New York and getting away from Hardin for a while to be independent and learn to be on her own a bit after some of the things he did to
Nilufer Ozmekik
Nov 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Here I am! Finishing history’s one of the toxic, dysfunctional, passionate, hopeless but interestingly inseparable, devoted couple and their push-pull, extremely angsty, destructive, intense love story!

I thought after all they went through: their story could be ended with a murder! Happy ending doesn’t seem like on the cards for them!

I have to confess, I was planning to skip this series at first. I looked at the long page numbers and I found it too long for YA romance series but eventually I g
Book Wonderland
“After everything, we made it. Whatever the hell our souls are made of, they are the same.”


I can't believe it's over! Hessa's journey to the happy ending was way too long, passionate, sometimes painful and other times happy. I got to love Hardin and Tessa (especially Hardin), and the supporting characters too (Landon, Karen, Ken, etc...), but also there are some characters I hated (I hated Steph the most).
Things weren't easier in this book either, actually I was a little mad at Tessa, because s
Apr 23, 2019 rated it did not like it
What a train wreck of a series. What a train wreck of a relationship.

“When you love people, you don’t let them destroy you along with themselves, you don’t allow them to drag you through the mud. You try to help them, try to save them, but the moment that your love is one-sided or selfish, if you keep trying, you are a fool.”

Tessa, you said this and Tessa you are a fool.

I hate the romanticisation of abusive relationships and I hate that they ended up together.

Anna does a good job of writing a
Jessica ❥Chatterbooks Book Blog❥
I can't believe it's over. I feel like I have been reading about Tessa and Hardin forever, even though it's only been less than two weeks. I was completely sucked into this series from the start. I didn't expect to like it as much as I did based on the reviews and the fact that is fan fiction. Imagine my surprise when I couldn't stop thinking about these characters even after I would put the books down. Every time I got my hands on a new one, I completely devoured it. There was a ton of drama an ...more
Eleni Ouzouni (Life is Art)
Jun 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: new-adult, romance
Νομίζω πως δεν θα μπορούσα να περιγράψω αυτήν την σειρά αλλιώς. Αυτοί οι στοίχοι τα λένε όλα....

''This is the type of love story that deals with real fucking problems. It’s a story about forgiveness and unconditional love, and it shows how much a person can change, really change, if they try hard enough. It’s the type of story that proves that anything is fucking possible when it comes to self-recovery. It shows that if you have someone to lean on, someone who loves you and doesn’t give up on y
Joana Barros
Feb 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
Well, the journey is over and I really liked this book. I didn’t know how Anna was going to convince me with the Tessa and Hardin HEA, but she did. The time they spent apart was crucial for Hardin. For Tessa too, but Hardin desperately needed it. So, here we go… (some spoilers ahead).

This book starts where the other left off, still in London. Harry finds out that Christian is his biological father and Christian tells him what happened between him and Trish (Hardin’s mother). I’m not going to tel
Jun 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Ahh can’t believe I finished a series. Loved it 👏🏼
Jan 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 Hessa forever stars!

Beautiful ending ... happy tears!

AFTER EVERYTHING, we made it. Whatever the hell our souls are made of, they are the same. ♥♥♥
Tracey (Life and Literature)
Nov 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars
When you love people, you don't let them destroy you along with themselves, you don't allow them to drag you through the mud. You try to help them, try to save them, but the moment that your love is one sided or selfish, if you keep trying, you are a fool.

So, here we are at the end. What a ride it's been!! A journey of emotions for me. So many emotions. I've only just now turned the last page and already I'm feeling a little melancholy. I'm gonna miss these guys!!

When I neared the end of Af
Elle G.
Feb 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Release Date: February 24, 2015
Genre: New Adult Romance

YES! This is officially the end of this epic series and by far my favorite of them ALL! Anna Todd has wrapped up all the drama and emotion tightly with this book and I found the ending to be one of the most satisfying endings that I have ever read. I absolutely LOVED IT. Gah, this whole series is an emotional roller coaster of up's and down's that it sometimes became unlikable. But the way everything is explained towards the end of this
Amanda Hupe
Dec 19, 2019 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2019-reads
I am finally done with The After Series. Finally. After Ever Happy by Anna Todd is the last book in the After Series. I would write a detailed synopsis, but what is the point? If you have read the first three books then there is nothing new. The book begins with Hardin throwing a tantrum and destroying a bar. Then he decides to destroy his relationship with Tessa. He soon finds out that she is grieving a family member’s death, (trying to avoid spoilers) so he all of a sudden decides that he need ...more
Arini ~ Miss Casually Reading
praise the lord for giving me the strength to finish this series. im impressed at myself for never once giving in to the urge to push myself off a cliff over how exasperating this whole series has been and how sickly repetitive all the craps that happen to tessa and hardin from book one to this are.
Apr 11, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Both Hardin and Tessa durely defied all the laws of Universe...or more likely tolerance...

I had a hard time catching up with their twisty rollercoaster...and even after the breaking point...where they split, I had a hard time finding the profound reason, a deeper meaning of WHY would they even consider the notion of getting back together again...cause obviously the 'love' alone wasn't enough to keep them sane

And like I've said before, their way of handling and coping was way stressful cau
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ANNA TODD is the New York Times bestselling author of the After series, The Spring Girls, and The Brightest Stars. Always an avid reader, Todd began writing stories on her phone through Wattpad, the reading and writing multiplatform for original stories, with After becoming its most-read series with over 2 billion reads. She has been hailed by Cosmopolitan as “the biggest literary phenomenon of he ...more

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