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The third book in the New York Times bestselling and RITA®-award-winning Forget Tomorrow series is a thrilling conclusion to an epic trilogy.

Seventeen-year-old precognitive Olivia Dresden is an optimist. Since different versions of people's futures flicker before her eyes, she doesn't have to believe in human decency. She can literally see the path to goodness
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Published October 3rd 2017 by Entangled: Teen
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Hristina
This review, a giveaway, and an exclusive excerpt from Seize Today can be found on my blog, illbefinealonereads

Huge thanks to Chapter by Chapter for the chance to be a part of this blog tour.

Pintip Dunn gave us the perfect conclusion to the breathtaking series. Seize Today provides all the answers while presenting an interesting and unexpected plot. It was a joy to read, it was really intriguing, and I was unable to put it down. Mrs. Dunn’s writing style is consistent, and as always, her chara
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Hadya
5 stars

Ohlord, i haven't cried in a book this much in so long

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Jessica {Litnoob}
This book is everything!!! Ok it's true that I'm rating purely on my emotions and how I'm feeling right now at the end of this tale but you know what, it just made me feel so much it deserves it! I will be critical in a second but first we gush about being able to see these people placed in these impossible situations and fight through them. They are strong and stupid and impulsive and courageous just they deserve all the stars as well.

I've always loved seeing Ryder in the other books so that h
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Tati
Aug 29, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: dystopia-sci-fi
I'd like to thank NetGalley and Entangled Teen for providing me with a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

I'll be honest. The science part of this sci-fi was mostly lost on me. While I find the whole concept fascinating, it's pretty hard for me to actually follow it (yes, I stay away from the exact sciences, my brain can't deal with them). So there were several explanations and theories that just flew over my head. But that's okay.

The most bothersome struggle was
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Brenda Drake
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
In this final book in the Forget Tomorrow series, Pintip Dunn ups her game. Each scene had me sitting at the edge of my seat waiting to see what she had instore for her characters. I really loved Olivia. She hasn’t had it easy growing up. But even after a troubled childhood, she cares so deeply for others and wants so much to find a place where she belongs. To find a family she can love and count on. And she’s willing to sacrifice herself for those she does love. I couldn’t help but root for thi ...more
Olivia
Aug 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"Seize Today" was a great finale to a fantastic YA sci-fi/romance series. This third book wraps up all the plot lines we've been exposed to in the first two books as well as provides a new romantic couple for us to enjoy (but this is a much smaller part of this book). Here, we follow Olivia Dresden, the chairwoman's daughter, as she seeks to save the world she knows and loves as well as to find her own way. Being a precognitive and the daughter of a woman who has little to no interest in her, Ol ...more
Lulai
Jan 26, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really like the world building, I think that this serie is one of the best about time traveling and Olivia is such a complex character. I really like the whole trilogy.
Sheyla ✎
Oct 09, 2017 rated it really liked it


This is a good ending to the series! Although, I think Mrs. Dunn left enough material to consider a spinoff. Well, a girl can only hope.

Seize Today brings back the characters from prior books, Callie and Logan, Jessica and Tanner and it provides us with a new main couple: Olivia and Ryder.

Olivia's the Chairwoman Dresden's daughter. Her mother has never shown her love and despite the way she treats her, Olivia is always hoping her mother decides to do the right thing. Olivia is the only true
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Krysti
Oct 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
In what is certainly my favorite book in the Forget Tomorrow series, SEIZE TODAY is a wonderfully crafted tale that kept me on the edge of my seat from the very first page.

While I enjoyed all three books in this series, I have to say that Dunn has managed to make each book better and better as the series progressed, ending with this stunning conclusion. SEIZE TODAY brilliantly wraps up all the reader's lingering questions from the first two books, while throwing in some unexpected plot twists a
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lacy
Sep 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
A super special thank you goes to Entangled Teen for allowing me to read a copy of this early! All thoughts and opinions are my own.

4.5 stars


I seriously couldn't be more satisfied with an ending to a trilogy like I am with this one. I mean, I'm just blown away at everything this book has to offer. The concept of time travel and realm traveling fit into a dystopian society. What more could you want in a book and in a series?

In this book, we follow Olivia, the Chairwoman's daught
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Lillian
I received an eARC of this book via Netgalley. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of this review.

Seize Today
by Pintip Dunn is an amazing end to a thrilling series! This time the story revolves around Olivia Dresden, the world’s only true precognitive and picks up about 6 months after the end of Remember Yesterday. I wasn’t sure how I would feel about switching POV again as I loved Jessa’s story, but I think I may have enjoyed Olivia more.

Olivia is a broken, lost
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Shelley
*Source* NetGalley/Publisher
*Genre* Young Adult, Science Fiction
*Rating* 3.5

*Thoughts*

Seize Today, by author Pintip Dunn, is the third and final installment in the authors Forget Tomorrow trilogy. For summary sake, Seize Today begins 6 months after the ending of Remember Yesterday. If you remember anything about that story, you should remember how the story ended, and why Jessa did what she did. If you haven't read Remember Yesterday, or Forget Tomorrow, you r
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Amanda
Sep 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved this final installment in the Forget Tomorrow trilogy! We follow Olivia Dresden as she attempts to save her world from a tragic end. This book is JAM PACKED with action and the storyline is so complex. I feel like I loved absolutely everything about this book. So much happened and I loved reading from Olivia's perspective since we didn't get much from/about her in the other two books. Everything came together so well and I absolutely loved the ending. I was sent this ARC by th ...more
Kaitlyn Saunders
Dec 10, 2017 rated it liked it
I feel like this series devolved quite a bit. I really liked the first book, and then the second was okay, but this one felt kind of lazy to me. Callie was an interesting character, which made up for Logan’s flatness. Jessa and Tanner were both better characters, but their storyline didn’t work as well for me. Olivia and Ryder don’t do it for me.
Perhaps it’s because their character types are usually my favorite in stories. The shadow, made a little crazy by her abilities, and the wounded beau w
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D.M.
Sep 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book, and I'm so glad it was a happy ending, unlike some stories in this genre. Seize Today is the last book in a trilogy, and these books need to be read in order.

Olivia can see future pathways of people's choice. Unfortunately, this doesn't help her be any less socially awkward. She wants more than anything to be loved. Her mother is a head strong dictator, who is determined to get her own way, but at the cost of kindness. Olivia doesn't believe she will ever find someone who wan
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Jessica
Sep 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley-arc
Review in Italian: https://lalibreriadij.wordpress.com/2...

At last this beautiful trilogy came to its conclusion, and it couldn't have been any better.
I did not know what to expect from the books of this trilogy before reading them because the narrators always change and so the plot reflects the thoughts of the new characters. I started the first book and I fell in love with Logan and Callie and the plot in general with these future memories transferred from people to the their younger selves to know where they will go
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Melissa (YA Book Shelf)
Perfect end to the Forget Tomorrow trilogy. Pintip Dunn took the story places that I would've never seen coming, but having just re-read Forget Tomorrow and Remember Yesterday, I know that it was set up in the previous books. The chemistry between Olivia and Ryder was palpable, and I loved seeing the other characters who we've grown to know, like Callie, Logan, Jessa, and Tanner. And seriously, Tanner and what he says to Olivia at one point made me love him even more than I did in Remember Yeste ...more
Ayah
Sep 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Seize Today is the perfect ending to the Forget Tomorrow series. Although it saddens me that the Trilogy is now over, I am perfectly content and happy with how everything ended. I would really appreciate a 3.5 novella; it would be a really interesting follow up short story to read.

Things I am obsessed with:

The Title of each book in the series. The 1st book is Forget Tomorrow, the 2nd is Remember Yesterday, and the final book is Seize Today. The titles weren't only a catchy, smart way to name the books in this seri
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Laura Namey
Sep 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ya-stars
Wow. Just, wow. Pintip Dunn concludes her sparkling Forget Tomorrow series with this gem of a dystopian ya offering.
Did I say, wow?

Seize today is beautifully and expertly plotted and paced, and the stakes are so real and meaningful, they kept me turning pages like mad. Pintip is a master of emotions and description, too. Just a beautiful and powerful read.

Olivia shines as the main character. I loved watching her bloom and blossom. She was written with sensitivity, intere
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Nicole Hewitt
Oct 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This review and many more can be found on my blog: Feed Your Fiction Addiction

The books in this trilogy just got progressively better and better! I really enjoyed the first book, but I had some qualms that held me back from loving it. Then the second book came along, and I couldn’t think of much to say in the negatives section of my review. I’m fairly certain that this book was my favorite of the three (maybe it’s just because it’s fresher than book 2, though?) I loved it, and Dunn even managed to get me to/>The
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kelly {BookCrushin}
Oct 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sci-fi, dystopia
So freaking amazing!! I can't wait for you all to see my full review with the blog tour on 10/18!

“Would you rather live a long, uneventful life, or seize the moment and leave this world in flames?”

Wow! Seize Today is a thrilling ending to this outstanding sci-fi, dystopian trilogy, and each book got better and better and exceeded my imagination and expectations! I can’t even explain how intense and exciting this book was to read. I was constantly doing whatever I could to get back to read
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Kim
Sep 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
In Pintip Dunn's Forget Tomorrow, memories are sent back in time to shape each person's future. After Callie Stone receives a memory that shows her killing her sister, she goes on a mission to discover not only why she would commit such a horrible act, but to stop an even worse crime from happening. Remember Yesterday follows Callie's sister Jessa ten years later in her determination to reunite her family and resolve some of the complications that occurred in the earlier book.

Seize T
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Holly
I have loved this series from the beginning, and this was a perfect ending. I liked that we had a change in narrator, in keeping with the first 2 books. Book 1 was from Callie's POV, book 2 from Jessa's, and this third book was from the POV of Olivia Dresden, daughter of the Chairwoman and the only true precognitive in New Eden.

I was happy to see all of the important characters from the first 2 books involved in this final installment -- Callie and Logan, Jessa and Tanner, Mikey and Angela and
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Roxanne
Oct 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Thank you to Entangled Teen and Netgalley for a copy of the eARC in exchange for a fair review.


This is the 3rd and final book in the series, I highly suggest starting with the first book. Spoilers will follow if you haven't read the first two books.

Olivia is a precognitive, she can see almost every possible future and know the percentage chance of it happening. When Ryder is taken prisoner after trying to get medicine for Callie, and he has his future vision. In which he kills Olivia, she know
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Cimone Watson
Oct 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received a review copy from Netgalley.

Rating: 4.5/5 stars

This was excellent! A well-crafted story. I absolutely loved how the author pulled in elements from book 1 to this book. I loved the complex nature of the plot. I loved all the "Oh, now I get it!" moments when earlier things started to make sense. I couldn't predict the book at all, which made for a really good reading experience. The characters are really interesting and endearing for the most part. Olivia is a g
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April
Oct 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Seize Today is the compelling finale to the Forget Tomorrow Trilogy. I was surprised to find that this is one of those series that I loved each book even more than the last.

Seize Today focuses mostly on Olivia Dresden, the only true precognitive, and also the chairwoman's daughter. While Olivia was in the other books as well, I loved getting to know her better in Seize Today. She may just be my favorite character yet! She is strong yet vulnerable, and is determined to always try to do the righ
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Kaya
Oct 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
I was in love with the Forget Tomorrow series the moment I picked up the first book and was counting down the days until Seize Today came out. I have to admit, I was a bit disappointed. Let's start with Olivia. I didn't really like that the POV was from Olivia. I know that there was still so much to explain and so much to do in the series, but Olivia wasn't really that big of a part of the first two books. Yes she was mentioned, but there were other characters that could have explained the book ...more
Krystal
Dec 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am blown away by the absolute splendour of this engrossing novel! At the beginning, Olivia Dresden is an understated heroine, but her epic journey from that shadow self is magnificent! While I read this as a stand-alone, I cannot wait to go back!
Lori Murray
Oct 16, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Seize Today (Forget Tomorrow #3) by Pintip Dunn
Publication Date: October 3, 2017
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Seventeen-year-old Olivia Dresden is a precognitive. Since different versions of people’s futures flicker before her eyes, she doesn’t have to believe in human decency. She can see the way for everyone to be their best self-if only they would make the right decisions. No one is more conflicted than her mother, and Olivia can only watch as Chairwoman Dresden chooses the dark, destructive course every time. Yet Olivia remains fiercely loyal to the woman her mother could be. But when the chairwoman captures Ryder Russell, the striking and strong-willed boy from the rebel Underground, Olivia sees a vision of her own imminent death…at Ryder’s hand. Despite her bleak fate, she rescues Ryder and flees with him, drawing her mother’s fury and sparking a romance as doomed as Olivia herself. As the full extent of Chairwoman Dresden’s gruesome plan is revealed, Olivia must find the courage to live in the present-and stop her mother before she destroys the world.
My Review
Definitely my favorite book out of the three, the first book was just okay to me, and the second book, I dnf the book, for some reason I just couldn't get into it. I am not sure why because I really loved the main characters from that book in this book, that I just finished. I really loved Olivia and Ryder both first as friends and then romantically. I really felt bad for her not having a loving relationship with her mother and not knowing whom her father was. I don't want to say much about Olivia's mother this way I don't give out spoilers, but I do have to say she's doing it for what she believes is the right reasons. Even if us the readers don't agree with what her reasons are. I really loved how this book ended and what happened with each pairings of the other two books. I thought the Author did right for each of these main characters. So I think I might go back sometime down the road to try to finish book 2, since I didn't last time, and hopefully I will be able to finish it then. I am so glad I was chosen to read and review this book for the book blog, it was a very fun and interesting read and a great finish to the Series. And I just have to say how much I loved Ryder, even though he does have trust issues, but he does have reasons to feel the way he does. And he was so cute most of the time with Olivia, even though he did have his moments of not trusting her. But if Olivia would have told him certain things, he wouldn't have had no reason to have those trust issues. So both parties were at fault. I would definitely recommend for people to read this series, because it's definitely interesting. Two other reasons you should read this is because of the two excerpts, I left below, especially the second excerpt, which is just too freaking cute!!!!
Excerpt 1:
Eleven years earlier… I pull the lever of the cage, switching the tunnel onto a different track, trying to confuse the mice. I know exactly how the future will play out, of course. I know which mice will fall down the trap and which ones will smack into the see-through glass wall. I know which mice will get hopelessly lost. I even know which ones will run the maze correctly on the very first try. I like watching them anyway. They wriggle over one another like worms, and their whiskers twitch when they're at a corner between two paths. But what I like most is how they come to me when I call. Picking up a mouse, I run my fingers over its soft fur and warm body. It looks at me with unblinking pink eyes, and I think it could be my friend. Of course, I can see which mice will come, so I know which ones to call. Rodents are predictable like that. Humans, not so much. They have too many wants, too many feelings. I don't see any one future for people. Rather, I see them all—every single pathway their futures might take, flickering before my eyes. So I have to guess which of my human classmates will want to play with me. Most of the time, I guess wrong. "Are you bothering my mice again?" a little boy's voice says. "Fates, Livvy. How many times do I have to tell you? Leave them alone!" Startled, I let go of the mouse and look up at Tanner Callahan, the other six-year-old who hangs around the scientists' labs. I'm here because my mom's the head of the Future Memory Agency, or FuMA, and he's here…I guess ’cause he has nowhere else to be. He's got black hair that pokes up in the back, and his skin sticks too closely to his bones. I thought this meant he wasn't eating enough, but MK, our child-minder, said that grief over his parents' deaths had burrowed holes through his resources. This makes me think of the mice digging through the straw, and my chest aches. I flash forward to his futures. He still has hundreds of branches remaining, but in most of them, one thing is the same: he will be sad and lonely until he kisses our classmate Jessa ten years in the future. I don't know why kissing should change anything. But I do know how it feels to be lonely and sad. We don't have to be like this. I could be his friend. I just have to figure out the right thing to say. "Jessa and I are going to rule the world one day." It can't hurt to bring up the girl he smushes lips with. Maybe if he thinks she and I are friends, he'll like me, too. "You know Jessa, right? The girl with the teardrop eyes? She's my best friend." Not true. I think Jessa only talks to me because she’s nice. But he doesn't have to know that. "Oh yeah? Well someday, I'm going to be the inventor of future memory," he shoots back. "And then we'll see who's more important." I bite my lip. That wasn't what I meant. I wasn't trying to brag or compare or compete. The futures containing our friendship begin to fall away, one by one. I guessed wrong once again.
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Excerpt 2 "Are you sifting through my possible pathways?" he asks, his voice husky. I freeze. But if I'm a block of ice, his fingers do their job, tracing my lips again and again until I melt. "How…how do you know?" "Your eyes," he says. "They dilate when you're reaching into the future. I'm starting to learn when you're not here." I blink. Nobody's ever told me that before. "You…noticed?" I ask. "I notice everything about you," he says easily. "So, tell me. What did you see in our possible futures?" His voice is low and liquid, and it reaches inside me and caresses parts I didn't know existed. "What did I do? More importantly, what did you like?" Heat floods my face. "What, exactly, are we talking about?" "I don't know." His eyes gleam wickedly. "What do you think we're talking about?" "Future pathways," I snap. If I have to electro-whip my attention back on track, I'll do it, damn the Fates. "I see everything from me slapping you to…" I trail off, and my cheeks flame even hotter. Oh my. I can't possibly put into words the images flying through my head like a hailstorm. "Now I'm really intrigued." He moves his hand to my hair, tugging slightly. I feel the tension all the way to my toes. "Are you really not going to tell me? Because, you know, then I'll have to guess." "I'm not going to tell you," I whisper. His lips curve in a mischievous grin that makes me want to tuck him in my pocket and keep him forever. And then, while I'm still reeling from his cuteness, he leans in. I'm not ready. My mouth is partway open, and I'm in the middle of a breath. He kisses me anyway. I shut my mouth in a hurry. Lips, so soft. His back and shoulders, so hard. Holy Fates, that was his tongue. His tongue, slipping between my teeth. Sparks. So many sparks, igniting in the air around us. "How's this?" he whispers against my mouth. "Did you see this in our future?" I nod helplessly. He moves closer, scooping me up and shifting me on the mattress so that he can lie next to me. Our foreheads touch; so do our knees. "And this? Was this in some of our pathways?" I nod again, but that doesn't seem to satisfy him anymore. His eyes intent on mine, he catches my lower lip between his teeth. "Do you like it?" Do I like it? What kind of question is that? I've tasted every emotion in our world. I know the sorrow a mother feels when she clasps her deceased baby to her chest. I know the pride of a gold-star athlete when he stands on a podium and accepts North Amerie's highest honor. I know the rage that silences the heart of a murderer as he cuts short another's life. I even know kisses—hot, frenzied, passionate, fumbling, sweet, aching, innocent kisses. I've seen them all in other people’s futures, thousands of kisses, millions of kisses, as varied as the pathways themselves. And yet…and yet…I've felt nothing like kissing Ryder. Even the vision of this moment itself. So, yeah, I like it. It scares me how much I like it.
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Pintip Dunn is a New York Times bestselling author of YA fiction. She graduated from Harvard University, magna cum laude, with an A.B. in English Literature and Language. She received her J.D. at Yale Law School, where she was an editor of the YALE LAW JOURNAL. Pintip's debut novel, FORGET TOMORROW, won the RWA RITA® for Best First Book. In addition, it is a finalist for the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire, the Japanese Sakura Medal, and the MASL Truman Award. THE DARKEST LIE was nominated for a Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award. Her other books include REMEMBER YESTERDAY, the novella BEFORE TOMORROW, and GIRL ON THE VERGE. She lives with her husband and children in Maryland.
You can learn more about Pintip and her books at www.pintipdunn.com Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads 
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Kelsey
Aug 20, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: library, ya, dystopian
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Pintip Dunn is a New York Times bestselling author of young adult fiction. She graduated from Harvard University, magna cum laude, with an A.B., and received her J.D. at Yale Law School.

Her novel FORGET TOMORROW won the 2016 RWA RITA® for Best First Book, and SEIZE TODAY won the 2018 RITA for Best Young Adult Romance. Her books have been translated into four languages, and they have been nominate
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