Published on: May 17th 2015
Published by: Self Published
Series: Never Never #2
Genre: YA Contemporary
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“Never forget that I was your first real kiss. Never forget that you’ll be my last.
And never stop loving me between all of them.
Never stop, Charlie.
Silas races against time as more truths unravel, while others twist tighter together. And now, the stakes are higher as Silas’ control slips and others begin to point fingers. Charlie is in trouble and he must be the one to bridge the chasm between their past and their present. Because somewhere between I love yous and Never Nevers and Never Agains, a truth they can’t imagine, beckons to be found.
“Where are you, Charlie?”
Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher have done it again! I thought the first book was Incredible, but this one was PHENOMENAL!! For those of us who have read the first part of this series, we thought we knew what we were getting ourselves into this time, but yet again it was a full blown mystery as this writing duo smashed to pieces everything we thought we knew and gave us yet again another heart racing cliffhanger ending that will have us shaking with excitement for news of the next and final part of this amazing trilogy.
“Never stop, Charlie. Never forget. Silas”
This review is going to be along the same kind of lines as my review for Never Never Part 1, because I really do think the best way to go into these books is to do so blind! But it does make it super hard to write because trying to tell people how awesome a book is without actually telling them anything specific about the book and especially the awesome parts of the book is super challenging!!
Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher are such an amazing writing team that this feels like their 20th book written together rather then their 2nd! The way that they write, one doing Silas’ POV and the other Charlie’s POV gives us two very different character voices, but once put together it just flows perfectly as if written by the one author. At just 111 pages, this novella packs enough punch to keep us on the edge of our seats through the entire book. Plus, I really love the addition of letters sent between Charlie and Silas which give us a peek into their past, their story, even before this series. Perfectly paced, Hoover and Fisher make sure that this book contains just enough information to keep us guessing the entire time.
“Never forget that I was your first real kiss. Never forget that you’ll be my last. And never stop loving me between all of them.”
From It’s so hard to explain how much I love these characters without giving away important parts of the story. So I will say this. I love Silas and I love Charlie, but I really love who they are to each other and what they become to each other through the situation they are put through in these books. They have been through a hell of a lot in the past two books, and an experience such as theirs should pull them apart, but instead you find them coming closer together and depending on each other more and more. Like I said for Part 1, it’s a story full of suspense but with love story so delicately swirled into it’s core. Some of the best characters I have ever had the pleasure of reading.
I thought I was prepared this time. After reading Never Never Part 1, I thought I knew what I was getting myself into. But everything that we thought that we had learn in Part 1 got completely turned on it’s head and a whole new layer of mystery was added to the story. We learnt so much more, but I finished the book feel just as far from finding out the truth as when I started this whole series. Just like Part 1 my head was constantly full of theories which kept changing from page to page. Just like in Part 1 a lot of big information is revealed to us close to the end of the book, but we are constantly getting little clues throughout the book which keep our minds racing and the excitement building!
“I know that’s weird, but that’s what you love about me. You love how much I love you. Because yes. I love you way too much. More then anyone deserves to be loved. But I can’t help it. You make normal love hard.”
And finally, there was THAT ending. Just like in Part 1 Hoover and Fisher have left us with a cliffhanger ending that even though we knew it was coming it still leaves us begging for more! I really loved the ending to this book and I am so excited to see how Part 3 develops and how it ends. The addition of another character being brought in on the mystery in this book is going to give Part 3 a completely different dynamic. I cannot wait to learn the answers that have been kept from us so far in this series, and chances are when we do get them they are going to be so very far from my own wacky theories!
“Until then, never lose hope. Never stop loving me. Never forget. Never Never, Silas.”
Not to be big headed, but I love the way that I described Part 1 and felt like it would also perfectly capture how I feel about part 2: “Captivating and totally unique, Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher deserve our respect and undying gratitude for this incredible book.”
Re-Readability: Again and Again and Again!
I would recommend this book to fans of: Colleen Hoover romances, Tarryn Fisher a totally unique concept, mysteries that they just love to figure out!