Thursday, December 18, 2014

Review: The Forever of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen

The Forever of Ella and Micha
(The Secret, #2)
by Jessica Sorensen  
New Adult Realistic Contemporary
Average Goodreads Rating: 
Published by: Forever
Published on: October 15, 2013
Pages: 416



Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:

Ella and Micha have survived tragedy and heartbreak. When they're together, anything seems possible. But now they are thousands of miles apart, and managing their long distance relationship will put their love to the test.

Ella is back at school, trying hard not worry so much about her future. But with her father in and out of rehab, she's having a hard time making it through the days. All she wants is Micha by her side, but she refuses to let her problems get in the way of his dreams.

Micha spends his days touring the country with his band, but deep down he knows something is missing. Being away from Ella is harder than he thought it would be. He wants her closer to him-needs her with him. But he won't ask her to leave college, just to be with him.

The few moments they do spend together are intense and passionate, but it only makes it more difficult when they have to part. They know they want to be together, but is wanting something enough to get them to their forever?


My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions:  I loved the first in this series, but this one just didn't do it for me. It was a good read, but I was expecting to be blown out of the water instead it just seemed like a ton of other books I've read in the genre.

I felt the same about Callie and Kayden's story too. I love the first in the series and then the second one just drives me nuts. I'm still going to read books by Sorensen in hopes that I find one like the first two I've read. I just won't go in with the same expectation.

It was a good book, don't get me wrong. I enjoyed it. The characters are well-written, but it didn't blow me away. 

So why 3 stars? It just felt like a lot of the other books I've read in the genre. 

Can I read the series out of order? Not recommended. At least read these first two in order. 

Warnings/Side-notes: It's new adult. It's more on the ya side than adult side, but still it's for older teens. There is strong language. 

The Wrap-up: A good read, if I hadn't had such high expectations I might have even liked it more. A good read that fans of new adult will enjoy. 

Love,

Danica Page

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