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Sloan will go through hell and back for those she loves.
And she does, every single day.
After finding herself stuck in a relationship with the dangerous and morally corrupt Asa Jackson, Sloan will do whatever it takes to get by until she's able to find a way out.
Nothing will get in her way.
Nothing except Carter.

Sloan is the best thing to ever happen to Asa. And if you
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Es Summer
Apr 26, 2016 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: people who like to torture themselves

Too Late is an excruciating read that could not appease me in any way.
When CoHo released this book, she suggested that this story would be a little edgier and darker than her other reads.
It was, but mostly, Too Late was a melodramatic get-together of underdeveloped characters and a ridiculous plot line.

The story is about Sloan, a girl that is apparently very strong and unyielding, however, in my opinion, she comes across as a whiny doormat.
There, I said it. ^.^
She has an abusive boyfriend, Asa,
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Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
So I leave GR for a bit because real life sometimes exists and I hate it. Then I get a message from my bookpushing bestie giving me a 'gentle' nudge to read this book.
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So I figured that even if my tiny little brain cannot wrap itself around anything else right now that some smut would be just the ticket to get me back to reading.
I've been missing me some reading.
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This little free book surprised me. Colleen Hoover's books are usually full of angst but overall they feature 'goody-goody' character
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Kelly (and the Book Boar)
Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/

When I read that Too Late would be “different than anything CoHo has ever written before” my reaction was pretty much . . .

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I mean for real. She just had a book released yesterday that stated the same thing and from what I’ve heard so far it’s the same angsty instalovey bullcrap with some kind of rip-your-heart-out (assuming that you, unlike me, actually have a heart) plot twist (and YASSSSS of course I’ll still read the damn thing).

B
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~Poppy~
Apr 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
“While Sloan is very, very beautiful,” Carter says, making sure not to look at me. “Looks have shit-all to do with love. Love isn’t found in the attraction you have to someone. Love isn’t found in the laughter you share. Love isn’t even found in all the things you have in common. Love is not, in any way, shape or form, defined by nor found in the abundance of bliss it brings two people.” He downs his third glass of champagne and with the same routine, Dalton fills Carter’s glass for a fourth tim ...more
Danielle ❤️ Pretty Mess Reading ❤️
****4.5 STARS****

Okay, well that happened! I really enjoyed this one!

We have 3 main characters….

Sloan – college student and girlfriend of Asa.
Asa – the biggest drug dealer on his campus who is being investigated.
Carter/Luke – undercover police officer assigned to bring down Asa. Also the other man.



I liked Sloan, she was a great heroine. You see Sloan is strong, even though she didn’t think so. She wanted out of her relationship with Asa but if she leaves her brother, Steven won’t be able to rece
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Pearl Angeli
"And that's where love finds you... in the tragedies."


3 Stars

Whoa, Colleen Hoover just showed us her dark side! Too Late was so different compared to her previous works because this book contains some graphic sex scenes, use of drugs, and domestic abuse. Once again I was awed by Colleen's writing and I'm happy that she was able to come up with something new, but I honestly can't say that I loved everything in this book. Although there were parts that blew me away, there were things that unfo
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Hulya Kara Yuksel
Apr 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing


It's 4.00 am in Turkey and my eyes are killing me right now but I don't even fcking care cause I loved this story a lot. :)
Colleen, I love you so much woman... You're my all time favorite author. :)
TheCrazyWorldOfABookLover
Apr 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Back on wattpadd FOR FREE! | https://www.wattpad.com/story/5461625...

"Love is not found. Love finds.
Love finds you in the forgiveness at the tail end of a fight. Love finds you in the empathy you feel for someone else. Love finds you in the embrace that follows a tragedy. Love finds you in the celebration after the conquering of an illness. Love finds you in the devastation after the surrender to an illness.
Love finds you in the tragedies."


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"Worries flow from her lips like the random words
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AleJandra
5 Coconut cake and Jesus on a stick STARS

"The world doesn’t owe us a thing. We take what we’re given and we make the most of it. But you took what you were given and you shit on it and then expected more.”

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Descorchen el Champán.

Traigan los mariachis.

Saquen los globos y el confeti.

Para celebrar que por primera vez LE VOY A DAR 5 ESTRELLAS A UN LIBRO DE COLLEEN HOOVER, y lo voy a poner en mi estantería de favoritos.

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Esta historia fue publicada en Watpadd. Por un lado, que bueno porque e
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Dana Ilie
Apr 11, 2018 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

I wanted to really like this book but I can't with Sloan and Asa. Neither of them is very appealing. Not one of my favourites of hers.

Jennifer Kyle
Dec 18, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.75 STARS

”Love is not found. Love finds.”

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This story is about a desperate college girl named Sloan who is trapped in a relationship with her boyfriend/drug lord, Asa Jackson. Asa has a firm hold on Sloan including her housing and her affections while dangling her handicapped brother’s welfare to keep her put. When an undercover detective named Luke begins to penetrate Asa’s organization he finds himself falling hard for Sloan.

”He'll never walk away. He'll either do this until he's in prison..
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Kimi

Non Spoilery section:
Hello non spoilery person! Why on earth haven’t you read this book yet? What are you waiting for?!
 
On second thought, there miiiiiiiight be a few reasons why you don’t want to read this book and by a few I mean a lot. You see this book has a trigger warning for basically everything you can possibly think of.
Here’s a list of all the trigger warnings:
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Beth Hudspeth
Apr 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed by: Hello Beautiful Book Blog

Witty, wildly addicting, and scary at times. This over the top Wattpad story will have you on the edge of your seat the entire time. Colleen is out of control.

Omg you guys. I had to rate this 5 stars on the sheer fact that I was SO addicted to this story. It's super far fetched, but I really didnt care. I read this in one sitting, minus the 6 chapters I read back in October before all this craziness. This is classic CoHo and totally new twisted CoHo. I did
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2.5 STARS




I really don’t know what to say. I’ve just finished chapter 45, the final chapter of this continuing story on Wattpad, and I’m disappointed.


I was struggling with this book and no matter how hard I tried, I wasn’t invested in the story nor could I connect with the characters.





Why?

It’s hard to explain without giving away any spoilers so this is going to be short and vague.

Something different. The story is certainly more violent and more graphic than we are used from this author and that’s
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Cristina | CristiinaReads
Nov 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
I think this has to be the second book by COHO that I actually adored...



After reading Ugly Love, I fell in love with COHO's writing, so I decided to do what every other bookworm would do when they fall in love with a new author: I bought all her books. I made a huge mistake though... Every single other book that COHO has written has been a mess to my eyes. Somehow she was able to make a come-back with this new story, because MY GUACAMOLES ARE HOT AND SPICY THIS TIME!

This story has everything
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Andreea Pop
Starting 2017 with a CoHo book seems quite perfect to me.

3.5 stars for this one. You can definitely see she wrote it for fun, because it's nothing like her other works. It's the first time I feel the story gained a superficial nuance, only scratching the surface of a basis for a normal novel and I noticed that especially with the secondary characters. You usually fall in love with CoHo secondary characters, but this time I barely felt a connection to them. Oh, and the fact that it's not layered
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Andie
Apr 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Loved this much darker side of Colleen's writing style! These characters and their story is definitely not something I could ever forget. The best part? It's FREE on Wattpad!
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TITLE: Too Late
AUTHOR: Colleen Hoover
GENRE: Contemporary Romance
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A murder, an arrest, an attempted murder makes TOO LATE one thrilling un-put-down-able- read!!

I've pretty much read all of this authors books and have cray cray loved each and everyone of them so am keen to see why this has so many mixed reviews..This is nothing like what I expected from this author, it's got an underlying darkness to it which has me racing through the pages..

TOO LATE: This story foc
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This was a great story!
I didn't read it back when Colleen published it on wattpad. I hate wattpad. I want a whole story in one whole book and not a chapter a week/day or anything like that. So I'm really happy she decided to put this into a real book.

It was so much 'darker' than her usual teenage romance thingies.

It was NOT a love-triangle. The blurb sucks. I almost didn't start reading because I hate love triangles, but we quickly realize that Asa is the bad guy here. REALLY BAD. Even though we
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Jennifer
This book is full of sex, drugs, and rock&roll PSYCHOPATHS! As it has already been said, Too Late is by far Colleen Hoover's darkest book to date. I wouldn't say it officially falls into the "dark" genre, but it is dark compared to the current books that feature her recognizable name. It's graphic in terms of language, sexual content, drug use, and violence, which is not the norm in your typical CoHo book. This fact in no way, shape, or form counts against Ms. Hoover in the slightest. Author ...more
ambsreads
Apr 09, 2016 rated it liked it
WARNING: I would not recommend this book if you don't like (or are triggered by) cheating, abuse, rape, drugs. I also wouldn't recommend this book if you don't like jealous alpha men, slight love triangles or insta-love.

Too Late was a book that attempted to tackle some serious issues, but fell short on some accounts. It's no secret I love Colleen Hoover, I've recommended her books to countless people after having Hopeless recommended to me two years ago. I was particular excited for a book tackl
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Nenia ✨ Queen of Literary Trash, Protector of Out-of-Print Gems, Khaleesi of Bodice Rippers, Mother of Smut, the Unrepentant, Breaker of Convention ✨ Campbell
Jul 07, 2016 rated it liked it
Recommended to Nenia ✨ Queen of Literary Trash, Protector of Out-of-Print Gems, Khaleesi of Bodice Rippers, Mother of Smut, the Unrepentant, Breaker of Convention ✨ by: Kat Stark
Shelves: new-adult, romance

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Edited: Apparently TOO LATE is no longer free to read. :(



Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the first Colleen Hoover book that I've ever actually liked. Every single other one of her books that I've read ended up getting a one-star review from me, but this...this was good. I devoured it the way I devoured the Meiji chocolate mushrooms I bought in San Francisco last week: all at once - with no regret.



Sloan is in an abusive relationship with an
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Jen
Apr 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
First, I have to say that I loved reading this book for FREE on WattPad. When I found out about this book I dropped everything and immediately went to the website to start reading. It didn't matter that the book wasn't finished at the time and that she was releasing a chapter a day. Once I was caught up reading all of the chapters that were out at that time, waiting for the next chapter to be released added a level of excitement for me. It gave me something to look forward to each day.

Sloan is
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*TANYA*
Jul 14, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
VERY disappointing!!! I cannot believe CoHo wrote this book. Perhaps one of the worse books I've read this year. >: (
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 ★'s

Colleen Hoover worked her magic and gave us a free book over on wattpad. It's a bit of a pain to read it there only because I couldn't figure out how to highlight but I loved all the comments everyone was making! Anyway, CoHo + free = winner...almost.

The story's about Sloan, a college student, who's in an unfavorable relationship with the local drug dealer, Asa. She also meets another college student, Carter, who becomes much more involved in her life...and therein lies the problem.

I was
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Rachel Reads Ravenously
3.5 stars

Started reading this when I only had access to a computer, and even when I got my kindle back I couldn't stop. Very very compelling and I read it quickly, but honestly it was extremely over the top. Especially near the end. Otherwise I would have loved it.
Laurie –A Court of Books–
“Love finds you in the forgiveness at the tail end of a fight. Love finds you in the empathy you feel for someone else. Love finds you in the embrace that follows a tragedy. Love finds you in the celebration after the conquering of an illness. Love finds you in the devastation after the surrender to an illness.”

You might find myself weird (I least I kind of do), but I actually liked this book. It was kind of sick but I had a good time reading it! I read it in two sitting actually. Well I kind
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Aleri
May 25, 2016 rated it did not like it
No sé si tenía mis expectativas muy altas y no vi venir lo que la autora hizo, no niego que a veces los libros suelen ser crudos y reales pero hay líneas que creo no deben ser cruzadas, la autora al final dice que si alguien tiene una relación con violencia busque ayuda pero nos presenta a una protagonista que día tras día es violada y abusada por su novio, peor que la razón por la cual esta con él al final viene valiendo, la protagonista termino estando igual de enferma que él, no entiendo la l ...more
Jaclyn
Apr 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Love. Love is not found. Love finds.

*round of applause for yet another brilliant Colleen Hoover book*

AND GUYS! THIS ONE IS FREE ON WATTPAD! WHICH MEANS EVERYONE CAN READ IT!! And needs to read it!!
CLICK IT!!!
http://my.w.tt/UiNb/Vfbzx1f0lu

BUT I STILL NEED A PHYSICAL COPY FOR MY COLLEEN HOOVER COLLECTION PLEASE


Anyways...Wow..that was so wow...Literally the only word flowing through my head right now.

I read this without knowing what this was about, just that it was Colleen Hoover and I jus
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Amy (Foxy)
Have you heard about this book by Colleen Hoover? It was a fun project she did where she uploaded a chapter a day on Wattpad for FREE. I didn't read it when it was available in this format. I waited until it came out on kindle.

As I reading it I would imagine what it must have been like for the readers who had to wait for the next chapter to be uploaded to Wattpad. I have to say I would have gone nuts because each chapter ended leaving me wanting MORE.

I loved this book, even though, it was ve
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