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After by Anna Todd

“Tessa is a good girl with a sweet, reliable boyfriend back home. She’s got direction, ambition, and a mother who’s intent on keeping her that way.

But she’s barely moved into her freshman dorm when she runs into Hardin. With his tousled brown hair, cocky British accent, tattoos, and lip ring, Hardin is cute and different from what she’s used to.

But he’s also rude—to the point of cruelty, even. For all his attitude, Tessa should hate Hardin. And she does—until she finds herself alone with him in his room. Something about his dark mood grabs her, and when they kiss it ignites within her a passion she’s never known before.

He’ll call her beautiful, then insist he isn’t the one for her and disappear again and again. Despite the reckless way he treats her, Tessa is compelled to dig deeper and find the real Hardin beneath all his lies. He pushes her away again and again, yet every time she pushes back, he only pulls her in deeper.

Tessa already has the perfect boyfriend. So why is she trying so hard to overcome her own hurt pride and Hardin’s prejudice about nice girls like her?

Unless…could this be love?

Now newly revised and expanded, Anna Todd’s After fanfiction racked up 1 billion reads online and captivated readers across the globe. Experience the Internet’s most talked-about book for yourself!

There was the time before Tessa met Hardin, and then there’s everything AFTER … Life will never be the same.”

~Synopsis from Goodreads

So I read this book when it online earlier this year and I decided to read the full version of it in print. I loved it the first time and I loved it even more the second time. Since I already knew what was going to happen for the most part I was grinning while reading. I felt so many feels when I first read this. I know a lot of people don’t love this book, but I loved it and I will totally agree to disagree if you hated it.

I gave this book a 5 out of 5 stars. I suggest reading this book as a senior in high school and up. It has a lot of mature content in it. I know this book is not for everybody.

Until Next Time,

Alex

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