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Forever, Interrupted: A Novel
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Taylor Jenkins Reid is an author and essayist from Acton, Massachusetts. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Alex, and her dog, Rabbit. You can follow her on Twitter @TJenkinsReid.

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Praise for Forever, Interrupted:
"Touching and powerful...Reid masterfully grabs hold of the heartstrings and doesn't let go. A stunning first novel." * Publishers Weekly, starred review *
"A moving novel about life and death." * Kirkus *
"You'll laugh, weep and fly through each crazy-readable page." * Redbook *
"Forever, Interrupted weaves a beautiful love story with a terrible tragedy. Told in alternating timelines, each chapter progresses sequentially from two different arcs: one of a blooming, forever love and another of overcoming a sudden, inexplicable loss. Each storyline moves effortlessly and seamlessly through the connected stages, while also emphasizing the strengthening of old friendships and the forging of new ones. Whether told in past or present voice, Reid's debut is a superb read from start to finish!" * Romantic Times *
"Moving, gorgeous and, at times, heart-wrenching. Taylor Jenkins Reid writes with wit and true emotion that you can feel. Read it, savor it, share it." -- Sarah Jio * New York Times bestselling author of The Violets of March *
"Taylor Jenkins Reid has written a poignant and heartfelt exploration of love and commitment in the absence of shared time that asks, what does it take to be the love of someone's life?" -- Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus * New York Times bestselling authors *
"Sweet, heartfelt, and surprising, Forever Interrupted is a story about a young woman struggling to find her way after losing her husband. These characters made me laugh as well as cry, and I ended up falling in love with them, too." -- Sarah Pekkanen * author of The Best of Us *
"This beautifully rendered story explores the brilliance and rarity of finding true love, and how to find our way back through the painful aftermath of losing it. These characters will leap right off the page and into your heart." -- Amy Hatvany * author of Heart Like Mine *
Praise for Maybe in Another Life:
"Entertaining and unpredictable; Reid makes a compelling argument for happiness in every life." * Kirkus (starred review) *
"Readers looking for a romance with a twist won't be disappointed" * Library Journal *
Praise for After I Do:
"Written in a breezy, humorous style familiar to fans of Jane Green and Elin Hilderbrand, After I Do focuses on Lauren's journey of self-discovery. The intriguing premise and well-drawn characters contribute to an emotionally uplifting and inspiring story." * Booklist *
"Taylor Jenkins Reid offers an entirely fresh and new perspective on what can happen after the "happily ever after." With characters who feel like friends and a narrative that hooked me from the first page, After I Do takes an elegant and incisively emotional look at the endings and beginnings of love. Put this book at the top of your must read list!" -- Jen Lancaster * New York Times bestselling author *
"Taylor Jenkins Reid delivers a seductive twist on the timeless tale of a couple trying to rediscover love in a marriage brought low by the challenges of domestic togetherness. I fell in love with Ryan and Lauren from their passionate beginning, and I couldn't stop reading as they followed their unlikely road to redemption. Touching, perceptive, funny, and achingly honest, After I Do will keep you hooked to the end, rooting for husbands and wives and the strength of true love." -- Beatriz Williams, New York Times bestselling author
"As uplifting as it is brutally honest-a must-read." * Kirkus *
"Moving, gorgeous and, at times, heart-wrenching. Taylor Jenkins Reid writes with wit and true emotion that you can feel. Read it, savor it, share it." -- Sarah Jio * New York Times bestselling author of The Violets of March *
"Taylor Jenkins Reid writes with ruthless honesty, displaying an innate understanding of human emotion and creating characters and relationships so real I'm finding it impossible to let them go. After I Do is a raw, unflinching exploration of the realities of marriage, the delicate nature of love, and the enduring strength of family. Simultaneously funny and sad, heartbreaking and hopeful, Reid has crafted a story of love lost and found that is as timely as it is timeless." -- Katja Millay * author of The Sea of Tranquility *

In her touching and powerful debut, Reid masterfully grabs hold of the heartstrings and doesn't let go. A mere six months after their chance meeting at a pizza joint, Elsie Porter and Ben Ross impulsively elope, confident in the knowledge they'll be happy forever. Nine days later, happily-ever-after evaporates when Ben's bike collides with a truck, killing him instantly. Soon, Elsie is navigating the shoals of planning a funeral with Ben's initially hostile mother, Susan, and learning how to live without her true love. The author beautifully weaves Ben and Elsie's courtship throughout the narrative, showing the reader the deep love that has bloomed-and the utter capriciousness of the fate that has taken that away. As Elsie and Susan begin to heal, they offer each other strength borne of their shared experience-which helps each of them open doors, once again, to the possibility of love. A stunning first novel. Agent: Carly Watters, the P.S. Literary Agency. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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