Always and Forever, Lara Jean

Always and Forever, Lara Jean

Book - 2017
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While helping plan her father's wedding, senior Lara Jean struggles with choosing a college and questions how graduation is going to change her relationship with her boyfriend Peter.
Publisher: London : 2017. Scholastic,
London : 2017. Scholastic,
ISBN: 9781407177663
Branch Call Number: YF HAN


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The third book in the To All The Boys I've Loved Before series.

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JCLHeatherM Jan 22, 2019

It's a season of change for Lara Jean Song Covey. As post high school pans are made (and ultimately altered), Lara Jean finds her voice and creates her own destiny that will always be hers.

While her family continues to grow, and her relationship with Peter K. evolves, Lara Jean finally puts herself first and imagines a scenario where she is getting a fresh start, while still keeping her loved ones close by.

Nov 05, 2018

4+ Stars

A nice continuation and conclusion to Lara Jean's trilogy of love and high school. After reading the second book in this series, I had felt it could easily have ended there with its sweet and swoony finish. In this outing, what felt at the beginning as a day-to-day journal of Lara Jean's life, shifted into a poignant and endearing story by the end. I actually felt an emotional tug a few times throughout. Overall, I enjoyed the realistically written and entertaining series.

Oct 13, 2018

This is the sequel to the book To All The Boys I've Loved Before. Lara Jean is in her senior year and she's having a great time. She has so much ahead of her such as the class trip to New York, Prom with her boyfriend Peter and so much more. After that, she's off to college with Peter by her side. What could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately for Lara Jean she was given some not so great news, that will change the rest of her life. Soon enough things start going downhill. Her relationship and all of her plans are put on hold as Lara Jean must make some pretty rational decisions on how she will move on with the next chapter of her life. I think this book is easy to relate to as some of us may have experienced things like this, making decisions that we might not like. This book shows that sometimes not everything is about doing what others want. It's about doing what you want to do and whether or not you will be happy doing it. I would give this book a 4.5/5 star rating.
@PrimaBallerina of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

I loved the first two books in the series, and this was definetly a good way to emd the series. Would love if there was another book, but the end of this book really ties up some losse ends. A bit confused at some parts, but i pretty much understand.

Apr 30, 2018

@Seattle: Jenny Han [together with fellow author, Nicola Yoon] will be appearing at Benaroya Hall [An evening with series] on Friday evening, at 7:30PM on May 4th.
Admission is $35 to $80 depending upon seat.

Feb 12, 2018

Perfectly good book, but I didn't enjoy it quite as much as the first two books in this series. Where they were focused more on relationships, this book was more focused on school - specifically on where Lara Jean would be going to college.

pswright Jan 28, 2018

I thought this was a fitting conclusion to the trilogy about Lara Jean. I listened to the first two books and the reader was great. And I enjoyed reading this one in print. I like the Covey family and all their friends and relatives. The characters are likable and realistic.

Jan 10, 2018

Not nearly as good as the first two books. Seems like the characters changed their personalities and lost themselves. Ok read but not a page-turner.

Oct 13, 2017

Great book. It was a bittersweet ending to this trilogy

Sep 23, 2017

"Always and Forever Lara Jean" is the first book to ever make me happy about a closure. It wasn't disappointing but amazing and hard to let the characters go. I felt like I grew up with them and was that creepy fan watching their love story grow.
In the book, we see a side of Peter that we didn't get to see. It was really nice.
Overall, this had me in tears. Jenny Han did it once again. Hope to see more of her

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Sep 21, 2018

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Jul 25, 2017

It’s senior year, and Lara Jean Song Covey is anxiously awaiting her college acceptance letters, and looking forward to participating in traditions like the senior class trip, prom, and Beach Week. Her boyfriend Peter has already accepted a scholarship to play lacrosse for the University of Virginia, but Lara Jean is worried her grades aren’t good enough to into UVA. She’s keeping busy helping plan her father’s wedding to their next door neighbour, Ms. Rothschild, but sooner or later, the letters will come, and Lara Jean will have to make some big choices about her future.


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Jul 25, 2017

We’re all just counting down, passing time. Everyone knows where they’re going, and the right now already feels like it’s in the rearview. Suddenly life feels fast and slow at the same time. It’s like being in two places at once.


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