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From This Moment

(Moment of Truth #3)

3.74  ·  Rating details ·  454 ratings  ·  33 reviews
Before graduation, I promise to…take a risk.

For the past four years Aven Shepard has shared everything with her best friend, Liam…except for the secret she knows would ruin their friendship. The one about how she’s loved him since the first time they met.

But now everything is about to change.

Back in freshman year—when Aven and her ex-friends Lyla and Quinn were still speak
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 14th 2015 by HarperTeen
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Neha Yes, you can. It may be hard to understand the situation fully. I let one of my friends read the second book in the series because the first one was a…moreYes, you can. It may be hard to understand the situation fully. I let one of my friends read the second book in the series because the first one was at my house. While she was reading, she had a few questions and some parts of the book she didn't quite understand. She wouldn't have had those questions if she had read the first book. What I'm trying to say is that, you can read the third book as a stand alone but it isn't ideal. I hope this helped you!(less)

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Sarah Elizabeth
“Before graduation, I will… tell the truth.”

This was a YA contemporary romance story, following Aven from the previous books.

I liked Aven in this story, and I liked how much effort she put into trying to fix her friendship with Lyla and Quinn, even when they didn’t seem all that interested in reconciling.

The storyline in this was about Aven going on her senior trip to Florida, knowing that it was time to finally tell her best friend Liam the truth – that she had been in love with hi
3.75 / 5 stars

From This Moment is the third and final book in the Moment Of Truth series, focused on Aven Shepard, her involvement in the whole "Aven-Quinn-Lyla mess", and her pact to "tell the truth", aka tell Liam about her four-year crush on him.

Oh boy, I was waiting so long for this book. I'm a sucker for the sweet protagonists, and an even bigger sucker for friends to lovers books.

So when I read the back of the book, my heart stopped because: "Aven is determined to fulfill her promis
Mar 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Band 3 hat mir am besten gefallen, was vllt. auch an der 3ten Freundin lag. Aven fand ich von Anfang an (sprich seit Band 1) sehr sympathisch und auf ihre Story hab ich mich am meisten gefreut. ♡
Carla ♥
So, I decided I'm only going to make 1 single review for all 3 books.
Here goes ...

• Heat of the Moment ---
I actually don't have any opinion regarding Lyla because to be honest, I found her bland and uninteresting (sorry!), then there goes Beckett who is kind of annoying, so yeah! I just kept on reading just to be done with it. But when things already started to heat up, I actually admired Beckett. I was also thinking that Derrick and Juliana had a secret affair through out the whole course of hi
Sep 04, 2016 rated it liked it
This was maybe my favourite of the Moment of Truth series, but it wasn't much different than the first two books: cute, light summer reads. I really liked how each book focused on a different girl, and that there wasn't too much overlap so we didn't have to read the same scene over and over and over.

This was probably my favourite of the three, because 1) having a secret crush on your best friend is one of my favourite tropes, and 2) unrequited love is so damn relateable. Although getting near th
Jul 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
I didn’t didn’t like this as nuch as the first two but it was still pretty good. I felt like things with Aven and Liam went back and forth a bit too much at the end and it took me a long time to get into the beginning but it was still a good lighthearted summer read.
Jan 04, 2019 rated it liked it
Das beste Buch der Reihe und trotzdem muss ich sagen, dass die Bücher sich sehr stark geähnelt haben. Daher hätte auch ein Buch mit den perspektivwechseln gereicht. So scheint es, als wäre es reine Geldmacherei
Brandi Kosiner
Jun 17, 2015 rated it liked it
I wanted to read From this Moment because I enjoyed reading Lyla and Quinn's stories. We saw that their friendship fell apart, and some of the pieces of the puzzle through Lyla's eyes. Aven sounds like a character that I can relate to because she has been the catalyst to what seems like will be a turning point in their friendship at the end of the other two books, but she wants to do take a risk before graduation. I also liked the other two girl's character development so I hoped for more of th ...more
To be honest, this last book is the reason why I started this trio. I definitely related to Aven the most with all that pent-up feelings she had with Liam and also with Lyla and Quinn.
Not the best summer book to everyone but I think that if you can somewhat relate to them and to how they're feeling, you'll surely going to love it.
Eden Grey
Aug 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
kind of just read this whole book today.
paula moreira❥
Oct 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
favorite of this series. so so cute
Sakura Fujioka
Sep 29, 2020 rated it liked it

I like the book. It was quick and fun. But it was also deeply unsatisfying.

The random guy Aven met at the bar was unnecessary and did nothing to further the plot. And the ending with Aven and Liam getting together was only thrown in there so that every girl had a happy ending. Because seriously, when guys never ask a girl out and consistently choose other girls over their best female friend, it is because they have ZERO romantic interest in her. No guy just suddenly realises "oh shit I'm a
May 27, 2019 rated it liked it
From This Moment brings the reader alongside the journey of a teenage girl and her struggle to keep a promise she made to herself years ago. With trying to figure out who she is along with trying to make amends with old friends, Aven struggles to face her issues when on a school trip to Florida. This book will keep you on your toes as you follow the paths and decisions she makes when carrying the weight of a huge secret. Will she keep to her word and follow through on her promise?
Sep 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Definitely my favourite book in the series. I really enjoyed this one. Will go more in depth later
sabrina fadel
Jul 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
love the series. love her.
Oct 20, 2019 rated it liked it
Faith Ebbers
Dec 18, 2016 rated it liked it
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Oct 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: the-bookshelf
As teenagers, we all have that high school crush for the longest time. Aven, a 17 year old girl is in her senior class learns that no matter what friends will be loyal, friends will a pain, friends will help, and a best friend is always a best friend.

In the book From this moment by Lauren Barnholdt, main character Aven reveals a secret she has been keeping with her for 3 years to 2 of her best friends, Liam and Lizzy. As well as Aven, Lizzy and Liam come wit her to a school trip to Florida, e
Feb 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: trilogy, contemporary
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Caitlyn "Books Are My Life" Baker
Follows the same plot (even more so) as the first two books, but Aven will have you hanging on 'till the very end, hoping that her dreams come true.

Aven is a little crazy, but that's to be expected and tolerated considering she has no real best girl friends left after Quinn and Lyla and her broke off their friendship a few years before. And, she's harbouring a secret: she's in love with her best friend, Liam, who's dating their mutual friend. Uh-oh.

I was very concerned that they weren't quite r
Marisa (Mirroredpages)
I was really looking forward to this novel, but I found it to almost be like a bad case of déjà vu; Aven's story was the one that I was anticipating the most, but was kind of a let down in the actual series of events. The better part of the novel is Aven going through the same loop of thoughts repetively about deciding whether or not to tell Liam how she feels; although I know this is realistic, it really slowed down the pace of the novel. The ending was also extremely rushed, and I wish there w ...more
Apr 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
I found this one a lot better than the 2nd one. There was of course some dull points in it, but besides that it was very good. Again if you're looking for something to get you in the summer romanc mood this is it. It even has the perfect amount of friendship in it too and building the friendship and coming together after what all happened. Which I really enjoyed! At times I was really confused only cause Liam and then Colin aha. Cause I was trying to guess who she'd end up with if anyone. It was ...more
Shylee W.
Aug 01, 2015 rated it liked it
Those covers have me swooning. Basically the only reason I picked up the trilogy. *rubs the covers like Lyla rubbed her Coach wristlet*

All together these three were fun quirky reads about finding good friends, good boys, and just having one last blow out before graduation.

(The stories aren't bad either. Lyla's story is my fav but that could just be because I like Beckett the best out of the boys.)
Laura's Book Addiction
Oct 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015, 2015-wishlist
#FromThisMoment by #LaurenBarnholdt 4/5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 'we thought we were the only people in each other's lives who we'd never get hurt by, even unintentionally. So when it happened, it felt like a double betrayal.' I loved the end to this trilogy and I loved Aven the best out of the girls. Also where the previous two books end when they get looked in the bathroom this book carried on and I loved seeing it all play out!!
Jul 09, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

I found the writing style to be cringe worthy most of the time and it was so predictable. Also duh, get your act together girls. This is high-school! Seems like I grew out YA romance after all :D
However, I read this book in one sitting and found it very easy-going, entertaining and strangely addictive.
Jul 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I started reading this book before the first two and I absolutely recommend this book if you like having your emotions toyed with. I couldn't predict what was going to happen at all with Aven but at the end I'm was just in awe with everything I read. Read this book and you will not be disappointed!
Bella Difrancesco
Mar 21, 2016 rated it liked it
This book was an awesome romance novel. I always enjoyed reading each chapter.
Sep 08, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 stars
Andrea Athos
Sep 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Dieser dritte Teil ist ganz klar mein Favorit! Gute Geschichte und keine nervigen Charaktere.
Oct 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Good, but Aven's thoughts were so scattered it was a little annoying. The ending was great though :D
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