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After a decade apart, childhood sweethearts reconnect by chance in New York Times bestselling author Christina Lauren’s touching, romantic novel Love and Other Words…how many words will it take for them to figure out where it all went wrong?The story of the heart can never be unwritten. Macy Sorense

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Author Christina Lauren

Pages 432

Publisher Simon and Schuster

Published Date 2018-04-10

ISBN 1501128027 9781501128028


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bethany_gill shared a tip "I loved this one! This book made me feel hopeful and nostalgic. The perfect comfort love story 🤍 9/10"

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nikki_nienhaus shared a tip "Finished January 15th. A moving story."

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life62739 shared a tip "5/5"

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katie_harrison_9823 shared a tip "Incredible. I did not want to put it down. Such a good love story. Read it. 10/10 would recommend."

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katelynn_smith_4550 shared a tip "also a book i NEVER wanted to put down lol."

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jennifer_weber_962 shared a tip "This is my new favorite book."

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sierrastunner shared a tip "This book made me cry😭💕"

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acherryqueen shared a tip "Wow! I loved this book so much ugh I can’t describe it. There was one thing I did NOT like but I do not want to spoil it"

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maren_mcguire shared a tip "PERFECTION!! Loved this book!!"

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angela_lemke shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ & .5"

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alexandra_montenegro_ shared a tip "4.5/5 ⭐️"

nicole_kolbinson shared a tip "Very sweet second chance romance story. Very similar to Every Summer After."

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sophia_florentino shared a tip "cried 🧍‍♀️🧍‍♀️"

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angelmichelle shared a tip "Left me crying of sadness and happiness all at once"

steph_5653 shared a tip "Loved this book from the beginning. Super cute and enjoyable!"

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mac.xo716 shared a tip "Finally a childhood best friend to lovers that didn’t make me cringe 🥲🥲🥲"

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preemoereader shared a tip "Cute book, easy read. The events are fast, it won’t have you crying but it’s sweet."

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molly_sullivan_6439 shared a tip "I would die for Elliot"

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mariana_lafuente shared a tip "SUCH A SLAY BOOK FAVVVV 5/5"

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essence_heckstall shared a tip "I absolutely LOVED this book! It was so good and the ending was so good! I wish it kept going!! Definitely recommend this book."

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Anoel_7196 shared a tip "Okay, I’m maybe about 50% in and i absolutely LOVE this book. 🥰 well written, with very likeable and relatable characters 👏🏼"

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Anoel_7196 shared a tip "Loved!"

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cheyenne_fellows shared a tip "it was wonderful and beautiful."

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allison_hartman_9167 shared a tip "So good! Loved the way the chapters were laid out between the past and present."

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brittnie_burkett shared a tip "Loved it! Easy read and just great feel good book."

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tellybelly shared a tip "My favorite word “you”!!! 💕💕Eliot is so sweeet!!!"

alaina_ridenhour shared a tip "i loved the pov and the character development was good. i wish the ending could have been stronger though."

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danielle_eneh shared a tip "One of my all-time favorites"

kyra_7601 shared a tip "Okay, I didn’t think I’d like it and I read it all in one day. The ending shocked me and made me so emotional"

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ava_lafferty_1195 shared a tip "If you have not read this book you need to!!!"

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emma_casault_5293 shared a tip "It’s amazing I finished it in 3 days it’s the fastest I’ve ever read one"

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dianneyoung shared a tip "Elliot is a sweetheart and I relate so much to Macy."

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melania_mendes shared a tip "This book was so good. I loved it. I was a bit bored at first but I am with like every other book as well."

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therese_dambrosia shared a tip "Probably my favorite out of their contemporary line up."

madeline_lafrenier shared a tip "Such a good book to die for loved every part"

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faebae shared a tip "i absolutely loved loved loved this book. i seriously couldn’t put it down for a second."

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kelsy_thorndyke shared a tip "9/10 kept me reading, enjoyed and read in less than a week. Very sad, check trigger warnings before reading"

gerlym_xaeliz shared a tip "Im officially in love with this book. Thats all hahahaha top 1 in the list of book that finished this year 💚🖤"

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erika_nozawa_1491 shared a tip "Such a cute book! I loved it, it has become my favorite so far❤️"

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tiff_bee shared a tip "Mildly obsessed with this book! A childhood friend to lovers trope that isn't cringe"

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sarah_heath_8045 shared a tip "“I never got to fall out of love. I just had to move on.”"

addison_glies shared a tip "This is my all time favorite book, I’d sell my soul to read it for the first time again 😭😭 100% recommend"

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alana_harden shared a tip "Beautiful in every way"

hannah_9812 shared a tip "Good but I preferred every summer after- very similar book."

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olivia_blum shared a tip "Perfect book!! if you’re considering buying and reading it this is your sign to do so!! you will not be disappointed!"

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michele_4577 shared a tip "wish I could read this book for the first time again!"

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in__sight shared a tip "Style and of the writing was fun to read. And the storyline was great."

rose_silver shared a tip "I sobbed so hard to this book, but it was totally worth it. 10/10"

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sarah_erickson_1814 shared a tip "Read this in one sitting. The quick time hops kept me going. Love"

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amandacarroll shared a tip "I couldn’t get into this one. I read it after Every Summer After, which has a similar storyline but I enjoyed much more."

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tye_piotruchowski shared a tip "There’s something about the way the authors use their words. It pulls you in more. I never wanted to set this book down."

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jessica_mcallister shared a tip "Cute story between Macy and Elliot! Almost cried at times. But loved the book!"

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dara_peterson shared a tip "SO SO SO GOOD. I’m a sucker for alternating timelines and this one is amazing. The love story is heartbreaking and incredible"

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amaia_shah shared a tip "then chapters of Macy and Elliot <3"

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isis_gobeil shared a tip "I loved the way the chapters were going from now to the past. Also unexpected stuff happening."

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beth_tovar shared a tip "Thanks. I'll definitely be adding this to my tbr list. ☺️"

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lindsey_emmons shared a tip "Absolutely perfect. Couldn’t stop reading!"

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kayla_deroest shared a tip "So far, my FAVORITE book!"

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audrey_goh shared a tip "Found it a bit overkill been there done that. Def some good parts tho."

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Lottie_Gagnon shared a tip "One of my favourite books so far"

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elise_lubs shared a tip "SO GOOD! easy read & pretty spicy🌶"

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megan_little shared a tip "Cutest love story."

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stephanie_leann shared a tip "I’m FINALLY reading The Hating Game lol. Been putting off many books because of the reading slumps I’ve had recently"

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ii_xlle shared a tip "Highly recommend this book!In my top 5 romance novels for sure!"

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emma_huerta shared a tip "Wow. Once I started, I could not put it down. One of my favorite friends to lovers books!! 😭"

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kimberly_preuitt_wa shared a tip "Has all the feels! Love, loss, rejection, and some spice. Highly recommend!! Will definitely reread this one."

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kateri_tooley shared a tip "Read this in 5 hours. Definitely in my top 5 best romances list."

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skylar_keahey shared a tip "Just an all time favorite of mine the first book I really enjoyed and got into. ❤️"

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elena_blakeman shared a tip "The plot twists were amazing I wish I could read for the first time again"

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sariasly shared a tip "This is probably the BEST romance, childhood best friends to lovers book I have ever reas."

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maggie_hale shared a tip "This was SO CUTE. Didn’t want to put it down."

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sarahwilmer shared a tip "Nope, just the whole book."

belize_combs shared a tip "the end was really good and emotional, really likes le characters 4/5"

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michele_sandiford shared a tip "Beautiful writing. Strong emotions"

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maria_salas_7969 shared a tip "Loved it - definitely one of her best works and one of my absolute favourites"

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maria_salas_7969 shared a tip "Favourite book ever."

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nadiah_ortiz shared a tip "read this in one sitting and haven’t stopped thinking about it since. HIGHLY recommend !!"

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tatiana_novakov shared a tip "It was such a cute and wholesome story. Gave me butterflies"

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tracey_8161 shared a tip "A nice punch to the gut as you travel both back and forward in time with the characters and get heartbroken."

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alyssagoretzka shared a tip "enjoyed, cheesy at times but was pretty good"

caite_rountree shared a tip "Love the childhood friends to lovers trope and also such beautiful writing!!"

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stephanie_choroski shared a tip "No other word could describe….PERFECT!"

cathy_6120 shared a tip "Could not put it down!"

annabelle_hur shared a tip "Didn’t enjoy how Lauren brushed over Elliot’s SA like that but otherwise it was so good😭"

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estefani_rios shared a tip "Such an amazing book! Didn’t know I was a fan of slow burn but omg this was done perfectly!"

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sara_kathryn_7333 shared a tip "Great coming of age love story"

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gago shared a tip "great chemistry between the characters."

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jordi_damico_4339 shared a tip "AMAZING!! I felt all the emotions in this book and I could feel the heart ache!!!"

adriana_estrella shared a tip "Loved this book. It was such a heartwarming childhood friend to loves."

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carson_miller_6321 shared a tip "Best book i have ever read"

karley_whipple shared a tip "The way this was written was beautiful and was twisty plot."

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chellz_mua shared a tip "Beautiful love story"

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andrea_garrison shared a tip "I loved it!! Read it in one day."

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jordan_7837 shared a tip "read in 2 days, addicting"

apricotjam shared a tip "beautiful story telling, beautiful characters."

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bella_lisi shared a tip "loved this book so much. i’ll always be my comfort read <3"

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a_chung shared a tip "a pretty simple romance story, but so complex in the way she explains it."

lindsay_7426 shared a tip "Loved!! 🥰"

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bri_sa shared a tip "Omg… omg… omg… what a story … it made tear up… so worth it"

megan_senour shared a tip "Loved this book. Great story, we’ll plotted, amazing characters."

catherine_lowry shared a tip "My new favorite book. the sweetest love story ever"

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jasmyne_brown shared a tip "very sweet book and an easy, compelling read if you’re in a reading slump. a perfect second chance romance book. 4/5 stars"

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