Audiobook Review: Saving Forever (The Ever Trilogy #3) by Jasinda Wilder
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Saving Forever by Jasinda Wilder
Series: The Ever Trilogy #3
Published by: Self Published on 2/14/2014
Genres: Contemporary, Contemporary Romance, New Adult, Romance
Source: Audible for Review
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About the Book:
Ever and Cade,
Sorry I vanished like I did. I’m not sure I can even explain things. I don’t know when I’ll be back. IF I’ll be back. I’m not sure of anything, except that I love you, Ever. You’re my twin, my best friend, and leaving you was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I know you don’t understand. Maybe you never will. I hope you don’t, honestly. It would be easier that way. That’s cowardly, I’m sure.
Cade, take care of her. Love her, the way she deserves. The way you always have, for forever and always.
If I could ask you anything, it’s that you remember me as I was, and forget me as I am.
I’m sorry, and goodbye, and I love you.
Saving Forever is the third book in The Ever Trilogy by Jasinda Wilder. This book is full of romance, and tons of drama. If you’re a fan of this series, you’ll want to read this exciting conclusion. That being said, this series would best be read in order, so I wouldn’t pick this one up if you haven’t already read the first two.
Saving Forever is told from the perspectives of four different characters. Ever, who has just woken up from being in a coma for almost two years; Cade, Ever’s husband who sought comfort in Ever’s twin sister while Ever was in a coma; Eden, Ever’s twin who took off after discovering that her affair with Cade is going to have some more permanent consequences; and Carter, a man who wants desperately to help Eden go through whatever troubles she may have.
My first complaint is really superficial. The names are really easily interchanged in my mind and it made things a little confusing at first. Ever/Eden, Cade/Carter. Ever, Eden, and Cade already existed, but I believe Carter was new to the series and he could have been given a name that didn’t start with a C. Like I said, really minor annoyance. Carter was probably my favorite character in the whole series. He’s an absolute sweetheart, although in the beginning of the book he creeped me out and I thought he came off really stalkerish. Once he befriends Eden, it’s clear that he’ll do whatever it takes to make her happy. Eden is really hard on herself, and I personally think she should be, but Carter thinks that just because she made a mistake, doesn’t mean she’s a terrible human being. Carter strikes me as the type of man who tries to see the best in people, and that’s something I always admire in someone.
And then there’s Eden and Cade. I can’t even describe how I feel about these two. I mean they had an affair while Ever was in a coma. I get that they needed someone to find comfort in, and it makes sense that they would find comfort in each other, but I think they took it a little too far. And now that Eden is pregnant, that’s a whole new set of complications. Oh, and the fact that Ever doesn’t know. Her twin sister and her husband. Oh joy.
And Ever has her own problems to deal with. She has to relearn how to do everything. Talking, walking, how to be an artist again, she has to relearn all of it. To be mentally the exact same as you were before you took a two year long sleep, but physically incapable of doing the simplest things would be the most frustrating thing ever, I think. Knowing that you can’t do these easy things that you used to be able to do, like walking, would be absolutely terrible.
I listened to the audiobook version of this, which has two different narrators, a man and a woman. At the beginning of the book both of the narrators irritated me, and I don’t know if they got better as the book went on, or if I just got used to it the further into the book I got. Either way, I wouldn’t necessarily recommend the audiobook version.
The writing style of the book was really good, although the speech in the sex scenes was really cliche and cheesy at times, although that does make for a pretty amusing read. The characters each had very distinct personalities though, and I never really found myself to be bored or feeling like the book dragged on at all, so that was well done.
Overall, I’m choosing to give Saving Forever 4 out of 5 controllers. The book read kind of like a soap opera with the whole, “I’m pregnant with my twin sister’s husband’s baby” and I found the whole book very entertaining to read.