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Hopeless

By: Colleen Hoover
Narrated by: Angela Goethals
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Would you rather know a truth that makes you feel hopeless, or keep believing the lies? Beloved and bestselling author Colleen Hoover returns with the spellbinding story of two young people with devastating pasts who embark on a passionate, intriguing journey to discover the lessons of life, love, trust--and above all, the healing power that only truth can bring.

Sky, a senior in high school, meets Dean Holder, a guy with a promiscuous reputation that rivals her own. From their very first encounter, he terrifies and captivates her. Something about him sparks memories of her deeply troubled past, a time she's tried so hard to bury.

Though Sky is determined to stay far away from him, his unwavering pursuit and enigmatic smile break down her defenses and the intensity of the bond between them grows. But the mysterious Holder has been keeping secrets of his own, and once they are revealed, Sky is changed forever and her ability to trust may be a casualty of the truth.

Only by courageously facing the stark revelations can Sky and Holder hope to heal their emotional scars and find a way to live and love without boundaries. Hopeless is a novel that will leave you breathless, entranced, and remembering your own first love.

©2012 Colleen Hoover (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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Gut wrenching love story

Wonderful read. Characters are flawed but beautiful. Never saw the twists and turns and recommend this for a weekend book to soak and get lost in

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Don't waste your time....

Maybe an ok read for a 13 year old..... otherwise give it a miss. Every cliche you can think of in the first couple of chapters.

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Drags and over explains story

Very laborious to get through. Good twist at the later part of the book but not worth sitting through the mundane over stating. Holders is rude in parts and romanticises poor character with the “but then he’s amazing” acts.

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I’m a fan

Love Colleen’s books. I normally cannot guess the twists until they but but I did this one. Worth the read, but not my fav one of hers.

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Could not put this book down

I loved this book - characters and storyline were awesome. Once I started and I couldn’t put it down.

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Another hit out of the park by Colleen Hoover

Honestly obsessed with her books. She's not put a foot wrong and delivers another excellent novel. Narration is on point! The reader doesn't attempt to differentiate between male and female dialogue and just reads it effortlessly.

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Absolutely AMAZING

Incredibly well written and narrated book that is both breathtakingly beautiful and inconsolably sad. Definitely a story I could not turn off and the narration was amazing, the way she told the story made you feel like you were standing beside Sky / Hope and going through the motions with her. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.

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Just WOW!

This book took me on a complete journey, I felt every emotion possible and whilst there is trigger warnings for a lot of topics discussed, this book was just phenomenal and I highly recommend it.

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Gripping Storyline

Colleen is gifted with the magic to create a story that awakens every emition in you. From swooning over the love between the two main caracters, to heart ache, anger, frustration, empathy and all those not mentioned in between. A great read.

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Moving

Great story and narration. A shame about the audio. It cut out in a number of spots and some phrases were repeated in rhetoric recording. It’s still worth a listen or read.

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