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It Ends with Us

A Novel

by Colleen Hoover

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The newest, highly anticipated novel from beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author, Colleen Hoover.

Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most.

Lily hasn't always had it easy, but that's never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She's come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily's life suddenly seems almost too good to be true.

Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He's also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn't hurt. Lily can't get him out of her head. But Ryle's complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself becoming the exception to his "no dating" rule, she can't help but wonder what made him that way in the first place.

As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan—her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector. When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened.

With this bold and deeply personal novel, Colleen Hoover delivers a heart-wrenching story that breaks exciting new ground for her as a writer. Combining a captivating romance with a cast of all-too-human characters, It Ends With Us is an unforgettable tale of love that comes at the ultimate price.

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"Best-selling Hoover's latest valiant and compelling…novel packs her trademark emotional punch… The power and pain of the relationship will stay with readers even as Hoover offers hope." - Booklist

"Starred Review. Packed with riveting drama and painful truths, this book powerfully illustrates the devastation of abuse—and the strength of the survivors." - Kirkus Reviews

"What a glorious and touching read, a forever keeper. The kind of book that gets handed down." - USA Today

"Tackles tough subject matter with a deft and confident hand." - Huffington Post

"Starred Review. It Ends with Us is a perfect example of the author's writing chops and her ability to weave together uplifting, romantic and somber plotlines. No matter your level of fandom, readers will love and respect protagonist Lily and learn something from her struggles." - RT Book Review

"Colleen Hoover reminds readers that love is a fragile thing, built from courage, hope, and tears. Every person with a heartbeat should read this book." - Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"It Ends with Us isn't an ordinary love story. It will break your heart while filling you with hope,and by the end of this gripping, pulse-pounding novel, you'll be smiling through your tears." - Sarah Pekkanen, International bestselling author of Perfect Neighbors

"It Ends With Us is a brave and heartbreaking novel that digs its claws into you and doesn't let go, long after you've finished it. No one delivers an emotional read like Colleen Hoover." - Anna Todd, New York Times bestselling author of the After series

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What do i think of "it ends with us"
I gave 5 to this novel because I admired the way that Colleen Hoover made me feel intrigued in the story. And also the story was so realistic and I knew for the first time how the women who get abused feel and think. The cover of the book is so attractive and it's an excellent idea to captivate our attention.

alex

it ends with us
This book was beautiful yet sad. The writing itself also very beautiful. While reading this book I felt mixed emotions.

Rubi Rios

It Ends With Us
It Ends With Us is really a heartbreaking, lovable novel. It gives you so much emotions that makes you want to keep reading. It really is a magnificent book you'll love to read if you like romance books.

Swapnil karotra

Pretty sad and Pretty awesome
Well well!! This was my second book that I read of Colleen hoover and I love it. The characters are so well defined in the book, their chemistry, the past relation with of the characters... And past life... And how our first love makes us feel...

leslie

made me want to kms
Great book but sad.

Kathi White

Glad I Read to the End
Several months ago I read Verity. Didn't like it. I thought it bordered on soft porn. I had forgotten that Colleen Hoover was its author, but had inadvertently bought It Ends with Us. I found the first third of this book to be the same...kind of smutty. Only then did I realize that it, too, was written by Hoover. I was so tempted to toss it aside, but something about the consistent 5-star reviews compelled me to keep reading. I am so glad I did! It was gut-wrenching and so real. My mother, too, was thrown down a flight of stairs in 1951. She went immediately into labor - with me. She left my father when I was 9 months old, thank God! My mother is long gone, but I felt her presence while I was reading this book. She taught me to value myself back a a time when no one dared to whisper a word about the atrocities of domestic violence. Colleen Hoover wrote about MY mother, too.

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Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Slammed, This Girl, Point of Retreat, Hopeless, Losing Hope, Finding Cinderella, Maybe Someday, Ugly Love, Maybe Not, and Confess. She lives in Texas with her husband and their three boys.

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