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Always and Forever, Lara Jean

(To All the Boys I've Loved Before #3)

4.10  ·  Rating details ·  168,440 ratings  ·  18,464 reviews
Life is good for Lara Jean.

She is head over heels in love, her dad's finally getting remarried and her sister Margot is coming home for the summer.

But change is looming. And Lara Jean can't just ignore the big life decisions she has to make - where she goes to college for one. Because that would mean leaving her family - and possibly the boy she loves - behind.

When your he
Paperback, 325 pages
Published May 4th 2017 by Scholastic (first published May 2nd 2017)
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Mikee (ReadWithMikee)

❝One day all of this will be proof, proof that we were here, proof that we loved each other. It’s the guarantee that no matter what happens to us in the future, this time was ours.❞

After delaying my reading for as long as I possibly could when it comes to Jenny's books, I am finally bringing Lara Jean's story to a close. For sure this time lol. And I must say, my heart truly aches. Peter Kavinsky, Lara Jean, the Song/Covey family, and just these books in general are so near and dear
May 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
hands down my favorite jenny han book EVER. this was the perfect conclusion and it filled me with joy and warmth and nostalgia. i'm so in love with this book.

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Claudia Ramírez
4.5 stars

Emma Giordano
Jan 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
4.5 Stars! Really enjoyed this conclusion! Definitely an improvement from book 2 in my opinion.

I believe Always and Forever, Lara Jean is the most mature and well-developed of the TATBILB series. It successfully tackles real-teen issues while remaining entertaining and loveable.

As always, my favorite bits of these books are the family dynamics. In addition to the ever-wonderful sister dynamics, I enjoyed a fresh bit of conflict between such a close-knit family. It was well-written and expertly
Aug 11, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm not sure if this one or To All the Boys I've Loved Before is my favorite in the series, but I am sure that I love it. I love how it handles the stress and uncertainty surrounding graduating high school and starting college. I love how it handles changing family dynamics. And I love how much Lara Jean has matured throughout the series while also remaining her sweet self.
Now I just need one last book following 20-something Lara Jean trying to find her place in the world after college graduati
Hailey (Hailey in Bookland)
Video review: to come!
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Initially I was not thrilled that this duology had been extended into a trilogy but after reading it, I actually think this being the conclusion is appropriate. It's a nice bookend to Lara Jean's story. I will be doing a full video review very soon, so stay tuned for that for more thoughts!

IMO this was the best book of the 3.
Also, IMO, the books individually are 4 stars each
May 13, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: finished-series
"Never say no when you really want to say yes."

To All the Boys I've Loved Before is a very light and simple trilogy. I don't think I really needed to read it - I don't think I would have missed out on anything - but it was fun anyway. And sometimes a lighthearted and gentle read is all you really need.

Compared to the other books in the series, Always and Forever, Lara Jean is my least favourite one. First of all, because it is missing a plot. Here and there were some exciting moments, but no rea
Aug 24, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3/5 Stars ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

“Never say no when you really want to say yes.”

This was such a weak ending to a trilogy. As I said in my previous review, this book shouldn't exist. This series could easily be a duology and it would be a strong one. The last two books had nothing to offer plot-wise. Especially this one. This book entailed NO PLOT. I swear to God! NOTHING HAPPENED IN THIS BOOK. 325 pages of cutsy moments, mommy and daddy, domestic life and food! Ugh the food! It was more present than ever in t
Sep 21, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: maybe if you are 14 or if you are new to reading YA
2.25/5 stars

Don't be the girl who goes to college with a boyfriend.

I must have read an entirely different series than everyone else.

I must have. It’s the only reasonable explanation.

I always see reviews stating that these books are so cute and relatable? They leave me befuddled because I find them to be neither. Cute? No. Relatable? No. Annoying? Yes. Unnecessary? Yes.

Me, when this book was over:


Why did I even pick this up? Curse you adorable covers. I have always known you were

He's smart, confident, and sweet. Plus, Genevieve has no hold on him.
Just give me JOHN AMBROSE MCCLAREN and I wil
Beatrice Masaluñga
May 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERYONE
Watched the final movie on Netflix three times and I swooned. 😭💖
So happy. Definitely on the list of my favorite book to movie adaptations. LOVE IT.
What I feel like before, during, and after reading this book:

Always and Forever, Lara Jean is a marvelous conclusion to this trilogy. I'm not convinced Lara Jean and Peter K.'s story ends in a duology. When Jenny Han announced there will be a third and final book, I'm so delighted because my prayer to book gods for a one last hurrah has
High Lady of The Night Court
Jenny Han your writing is creepily brilliant, I know these books will stick with me. All three of them feel evergreen, they will last in my heart forever. I had the best time reading this trilogy and as always am inevitably sad to have seen this book end.
I understand Lara Jean’s concept of writing the letters. I don’t think they remove her feelings for the boys but sorts her feelings out. I think all of do this in some way or another, the best example to prove it is that we all feel free of the
here is what i need:
- netflix to adapt the other books in the To All the Boys I've Loved Before series
- Kitty to get her own series IMMEDIATELY.

find other this-related opinions in my FULL REVIEW OF THIS WHOLE ASS SERIES, here:


I can’t even tell you how much I wanted to love this book.

I reread To All the Boys I Loved Before in May of last year, and not liking it was the equivalent of when you bake cookies but something went wrong with the dough
I am so excited about this but why is everyone shipping Lara and John whatshisface?? Like I've spent the last two books just waiting for Lara to get with Peter and if that all of a sudden changes with book three then I think I will cry. Seriously. Maybe I need to read P.S. I still Love You again because I just don't see the appeal for John with two last names that I can't remember. I honestly spent the most of that book being like "who the hell is this John fellow and where is Peter?!" Is anyone ...more
May 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Post-reading notes (spoilers ahead but they're marked so you'll be fine)

The goodies

• Peter K. will win every "Boyfriend of the Year" award out there, hands down.
• the Hamilton references warm my whole being to another level
Harry Potter references too melike
grumpy Peter K. is iconic
• ooh lala rawr
• I like to see that side of him more often tbh
• authentic familial drama
• hilariousness on literal point
• I even lost count of how many times I laughed so hard throughout this book
• this book i
C.G. Drews
I really do love this trilogy a lot! It's just so warm and lovely. This book is a complete Hufflepuff (also shout out to Lara Jean saying on page she was a 'Puff because yes. Yes, she is.) Buuut I didn't love it as much as the first one (or the second really) and I think this is because the only conflict was Lara Jean/Peter doing the "will they won't they" stay together. Which has been the conflict in EVERY book. So IDK?! I was just getting so stressed by this point. I really root for them! But ...more
April (Aprilius Maximus)
1.) To All The Boys I've Loved Before ★★★★★
2.) P.S. I Still Love You ★★★★.5
3.) Always and Forever, Lara Jean ★★★★★


Petition for there to be a second spin off trilogy following Kitty when she's older! Or Lara-Jean and Peter at college! Or an epilogue! OR ANYTHING PLZ JENNY?!?!?!?!?!
Ashley Nuckles
Aug 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really really liked this story, especially the way it ended. It’s bittersweet to part with it even though I just started the series like a week ago, BUT STILL.
4 Stars!

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sigh! Happy tears ❤❤❤

I absolutely adored the conclusion to Lara Jean and Peter K's love story! The end had me smiling huge with tears rolling down my cheeks. Love this trilogy so much! Highly recommended for YA lovers.
It all started with a love letter.
2nd read: May 2019 - Audiobook
4 stars

1st read: July-Aug 2018 - Audiobook
4 stars
I know Jenny Han will toy with my emotions but I don't care because LJ+PK = <3
What I want from this book:
-More Song/Covey sisters cuteness and family moments
-Lara and Peter navigating a healthy relationship
-Lara Jean being her adorable endearing self
-John Ambrose McLaren finding a nice girl that is not Lara Jean

What I don't need:
-John Ambrose inserting himself back into an already resolved love triangle
May 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Contemporary lovers!
"I guess that's part of growing up, too - saying goodbye to the things you used to love"

Lara Jean knows she loves Peter but when their future plans go awry and outside pressures seep in, will they be able to make it through? Or would it be best if they called it quits?

I was going to give this book 4.5/stars but decided on 5 because of how it made me think of it and feel days after finishing reading.

"I suppose I'll say it all started with a love lette
Nov 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series was so cute. As the last book it wrapped up everyone's story quite nicely. ...more
✨    jamieson   ✨

I read a lot of series this year, but I don't think many had such a profound effect on me as this one did. When I started To All the Boys I've Loved Before, I expected it to be a fun and fluffy contemporary I would enjoy for it's cuteness and that would be about it. But this series turned out to be so much more for me and I always find the best books are the ones like that. Where they just surprise you by how much they end up meaning to you. I cannot believe how quickly
Aj the Ravenous Reader

I never imagined falling for a too handsome, too popular jock but Peter is just too adorable to resist. Gaaaah! adsfghjklmnopqwertqwerty! He’s basically the reason why I liked the conclusion to this trilogy so much. All of my favorite moments in this finale involve him:

1. Learning from Kitty how to braid *just adorable*
2. Using every chance he gets to practice braiding Lara Jean’s hair
3. His bachelor’s party for Lara Jean’s Dad
4. The way he looks at Lara Jean *sighs*
5. How he always compliments
May 14, 2016 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
if lara jean doesn't end up/stay with peter kavinsky i will pretend this book never happened ...more
Pearl Angeli
5 Stars!

“Is this how it goes? You fall in love, and nothing seems truly scary anymore, and life is one big possibility?”


*swoons uncontrollably

This conclusion of To All the Boys I've Loved Before trilogy was truly superb. It's THE PERFECT ending that I've been looking for. I hated Peter Kavinsky in P.S. I Still Love You but this book took all my rage away. Why? Because Jenny Han redeemed his character and it was all it took to make me swoon over him again.

I r
monica kim
Jun 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-loved
such a perfect ending to one of my favorite series of all time! i laughed and cried throughout the whole book.
Jul 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A year ago I wouldn't even consider reading this book.
Now I'm a total trash for it.
This is so not me, somebody please help me!!!
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