by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Published by Harlequin
Release Date: September 5th 2017
Genres: YA, Contemporary Romance
Format Read: ARC, eBook
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Lena Wise is always looking forward to tomorrow, especially at the start of her senior year. She’s ready to pack in as much friend time as possible, to finish college applications, and to maybe let her childhood best friend Sebastian know how she really feels about him. For Lena, the upcoming year is going to be epic—one of opportunities and chances.
Until one choice, one moment, destroys everything.
Now Lena isn’t looking forward to tomorrow. Not when friend time may never be the same. Not when college applications feel all but impossible. Not when Sebastian might never forgive her for what happened.
For what she let happen.
With the guilt growing each day, Lena knows that her only hope is to move on. But how can she move on when she and her friends’ entire existences have been redefined? How can she move on when tomorrow isn’t even guaranteed?
I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
I started reading “If There’s No Tomorrow” only knowing that it was a cute contemporary romance written by my favorite author. But I was wrong. Because this book is SO MUCH MORE than that or than anything I had expected of it and I truly believe that Jennifer has outdone herself.
As always, her writing was on point; we find ourselves in the head of a character that’s very funny, kind and above all, extremely relatable. And not just her. Something I quite appreciated about this book was how much you can actually see yourself in at least one of the characters… They’re all unbelievably realistic and that makes this story so much more powerful.
The romance was suuuuper adorable. It was a best-friends-from-childhood love story (you all know how much I love those) and I 100% loved Sebastian. I want a Sebastian for myself, seriously. He was sweet, honest, supportive, and the best of friends… Such a fresh character to read.
If There’s No Tomorrow is a very powerful story that’s gonna kick you in the guts while at the same time make you smile and fall in love… It’s gonna somehow make your heart feel lighter and heavier at the same time.
I really appreciated the way Jennifer took us on Lena’s journey with her and with all her friends. We see her work stuff out in therapy, we see her in a journey of healing and forgiving herself and others… of mourning and moving on… of realizing that tomorrow is never guaranteed so we have to act today and now, and we have to be better.
This was a beautiful story with a very important message —one we’ve heard a lot about all our lives yet we don’t reflect enough about —that manages to get to your head without it feeling like a lecture being shoved down your throat, and still letting you enjoy of a lovely fictional story about friendship, love, and forgiveness.
I don’t want to give much away but I highly recommend reading this story. You won’t ever regret it.
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Raquel herrera says
Love the review!! I totally agree with you. I really love this book. Sebastian is so adorable. He deserves be in the top book boyfriends with Daemon and seth