Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Blog Tour: Forever by Karen Ann Hopkins | Review + Giveaway!

Hello my lovelies! Wow, do I have a treat for you guys today! My blog is part of the Forever by Karen Ann Hopkins Blog Tour @ Kismet Book Touring.  Forever is the final book in the Temptation series and in my opinion the best one! Oh course I loved them all. ;) 
Today I will be sharing my review for the book as well as having a giveaway for some epic prizes! I truly hope each of you enjoy my review and learning more about this amazing series. 

My Review for book 1, Temptation  |  My Review for book 2, Belonging.

Title: Forever
Author: Karen Ann Hopkins
Series: Temptation #3
Number of Pages: 338
Published: January 28th 2014 by Harlequin TEEN
Source: Author - ARC paperback
Genre: Romance > Contemporary
Reading Level: YA

All I want is my happily-ever-after.

That's all I've wanted since meeting Noah Miller.

From the day we met, the world has tried to keep Noah and me from being together, but now that I'm carrying his child, no one will be able to tear us apart. Or so I hope. But Noah and I have made some mistakes along the way, and the consequences are impacting the people we love. Worse, there's a storm on the horizon, and it's sure to cause serious devastation.

If we can get through this, we'll finally be Rose and Noah; a family, forever.

But first we have to survive the road ahead. And happily-ever-after is a long way off.

This review will be spoiler free, since it is the final book in the series.

Wow, where do I begin... This is once again the end of an unforgettable and beautiful series that I will cherish reading forever. The story of Noah and Rose is one that I will always remember and keep close to my heart. I am saddened to have to say goodbye to them but happy knowing they finally found the happiness they so rightfully deserved. 

If you've read Temptation and Belonging, book one and two in the series then I'm sure you know how much both Noah and Rose were forced to endure. Their love was constantly being tested and shunned by both Rose's and Noah's family. Like the books before, Forever picks up directly after Belonging ended. Rose is now faced with a brand new challenge, one that will change everything and everyone's life forever. This little miracle comes to be the answer to Noah and Rose's future together.  

I must say the phrase "Saved the Best for Last" comes to mind after reading Forever. I adored both Temptation and Belonging to pieces but Forever *happy sigh* was nothing short of a literary masterpiece. The perfect ending to Noah and Rose's story. I went through so many different emotions while reading - excitement, sadness, joy, hopeful, "heartbreaking and full out balling my eyes out". Truly words cannot describe how beautiful and moving this book is. Often I found myself wishing I could jump into the story and scream "JUST LET NOAH AND ROSE BE TOGETHER, FOR CRYING OUT LOUD!!!" Everyone and everything continuously tried to stop them from being with each other. What I loved about Rose and Noah is that no matter what challenges they had to go through throughout the series they both never gave up. Their love was so rare, and true that in the ending nothing could stop it, not even death itself. 

Side note:
Beware: There is a part in the book where you WILL need a box of tissues. I literally had to stop reading because my eyes were blurred with tears. 

Another rare gem I found was the secondary characters. They all fit so well into the story and each of them were so richly developed throughout the series. I must say if I had to chose my favorites they would be Sarah (Noah's sister) and Sam (Rose's brother). I could totally see any of these characters getting their own novella. 

I cannot say enough good things about Forever and the entire series. Karen Ann Hopkins without a doubt is one of my very favorite authors. Her books and writing style are exquisite. She really knows how to capture the reader's heart and tell a heartwarming/breaking romance like none other. 

Goodbye Rose and Noah! 

Totally EPIC! One of the best books I have read. A MUST read!!

About The Author: Karen Ann Hopkins
Find Karen @
A native of New York State, Karen Ann Hopkins now lives with her family on a farm in northern Kentucky, where her neighbors in all directions are members of a strict Amish community. Her unique perspective became the inspiration for the story of star-crossed lovers Rose and Noah. When she’s not homeschooling her kids, giving riding lessons or tending to a menagerie of horses, goats, peacocks, chickens, ducks, rabbits, dogs and cats, she is dreaming up her next romantic novel.

We have lots of exciting prizes, so make sure to follow the tour for more chances to win every day! Up for grabs is both a $100 Amazon Gift Card and a $50 Amazon Gift Card, plus copies of the following Harlequin TEEN titles: Heartbeat, The Queen’s Choice, White Hot Kiss, Anything to Have You, Secret Diamond Sister and Grim. Please enter via the Rafflecopter form. Giveaway is open to US/Canada.

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Tour Schedule

Monday, January 20th - Absorbing the Content - Review
Tuesday, January 21st -  Sassy Book Lover - Review
Wednesday, January 22nd - Mangamania Cafe - Character Interview
Thursday, January 23rd - Ramblings From This Chick - Guest Post
Friday, January 24th - Andi's Young Adult Books - Author Interview

Monday, January 27th - Literary Me - Author Interview
Tuesday, January 28th -  Crossroad Reviews - Review
Wednesday, January 29th - Books I View - Review
Thursday, January 30th - Actin' Up with Books - Review
Friday, January 31st -  Books Complete Me -  Review

Monday, February 3rd - No Bent Spines  - Character Interview
Tuesday, February 4th - Paranormal Opinion - Review
Wednesday, February 5th - Bittersweet Enchantment - Review
Thursday, February 6th - Curling Up With a Good Book - Author Interview
Friday, February 7th - Behind A Million Pages - Review

Monday, February 10th - The Unofficial Addiction Book Fan Club - Guest Post
Tuesday, February 11th - Jenuine Cupcakes - Review
Wednesday, February 12th - Jeanz Book Read N' Review -  Review
Thursday, February 13th - Deal Sharing Aunt - Guest Post
Friday, February  14th - Lost Time Reading - Review

Monday, February 17th - Into The Hall of Books - Review
Tuesday, February 18th - Swoony Boys Podcasts - Review
Wednesday, February 19th - My Favorite Things - Guest Post
Thursday, February 20th - Reading Lark - Review
Friday, February  21st - Tien's Blurb - Author Interview

Monday, February 24th - Kimberly Faye Reads - Guest Post
Tuesday, February 25th - Book Whales - Guest Post
Wednesday, February  26th -  A Bookish Escape - Review
Thursday, February 27th - That Girl Reads - Review
Friday, February  28th - Books Marks The Spot - Author Interview


  1. thank you for the chance to win :)

  2. Enjoyed reading your review of this book. Thanks

  3. I have seen so many reviews praising Forever and it's really encouraging! I have the first two on my shelves & maybe it is time to start them!! Great review and thank you for being a part of the tour <3

  4. I just realize I don't have any of your books. Need to get in touch with them. Thanks for the book descriptions.

  5. I already have my eyes on White Hot Kiss and Grim

  6. Thanks for being a part of the Forever tour, Beckie! You have a great blog!

  7. I love it *_* , i would win .
    Thanks so much!


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