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Always and Forever, Lara Jean: To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 3

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Sweet finale to upbeat romance series.

Book Jenny Han Romance 2017
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age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+


its okay
age 13+

Beautiful conclusion to a wonderful trilogy

Always and Forever, Lara Jean is a wonderful conclusion to To All The Boys I've Loved Before trilogy. It's a very realistic look at young adults and relationships. You can't help but swoon for Lara Jean and Peter, feel for their triumphs and struggles, Lara Jean's relationships with her family, etc. I do feel like the ending could have been longer and tied more loose ends, but overall it was a great book. Sex: Kisses, references to french kissing, masturbation, virginity, sex, etc. Two characters are about to have sex; they take off their shirts and the guy puts on a condom, but they stop before anything happens. Mentions of Lara Jean's dad keeping condoms in the house in case she or Margot ever used them. Margot mentions sleeping in the same bedroom as her boyfriend and wants to do the same when they visit her parents. Language: Strong language such as "f--k" and "s-t" are used multiple times, mostly by Peter. Drinking/drugs/smoking: Margot drinks (the legal drinking age in Scotland is 18). Lara Jean gets drunk in one scene. A woman smokes at one point during the story, and Lara Jean's friend Chris smokes.

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Kids say (16 ):

This is a sigh-worthy romance that teen fans are sure to enjoy. With Always and Forever, Lara Jean, author Jenny Han finishes off Lara Jean's story still playing to her strengths" believable, likable characters and a vivid, lively family life that's the real heart of a sweet teen romance.

The story's easy to follow if you haven't read the first two books, but you'll get a much deeper appreciation of, and feel a greater connection to, the characters if you know their histories. Otherwise, the title won't make much sense, and the ending will be better understood and more satisfying, too.

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