Forgetting August

Forgetting August

by J.L. Berg

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She can forgive, but can she forget?

Some days, Everly still thinks she sees him. In the food court at the mall, or in a car speeding past as the light changes. It only lasts a second, but when it happens, she slips back to a time when she was ruled-and nearly ruined-by August Kincaid. And it doesn't matter that she's moved on, that she's about to marry another man. In those moments the only thing she can do to regain control is take a deep breath and remind herself that August can't hurt her-because he's in a coma. Except that he's not anymore.

August is awake. With no memories, he sets out to solve the mystery of his lost life. He unearths a photograph of a beautiful redhead named Everly and knows instinctively that she's the key. But when he finds her, the August she describes is more monster than man.

Tortured by the thought of having hurt her, August wants only to become the man Everly deserves. As the new August emerges, Everly glimpses the person she first fell in love with. But can she trust that this August is real? When the final secret of their shared past is revealed, one of them will make a choice that changes their future forever . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455536719
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Series: Lost and Found Series , #1
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 371,940
File size: 540 KB

About the Author

Author J.L. Berg is a California native living in the South. She is the author of the self-pubbed Ready series, which has sold over 100,000 copies. Married to her high school sweetheart. She and her husband have two beautiful girls that drive them batty on a daily basis. When she's not writing, you can find her with her nose stuck in a romance book, in a yoga studio or devouring anything chocolate.

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Forgetting August 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I tried to read this book - 3-times but for whatever reason I could not get interested in it. So, for that reason I'm only giving it a one-star rating.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read her other series too. Loved both.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book, good story -- will read next book in this series.
bouncyberthaCR More than 1 year ago
4 - "There's always a choice." Stars! I am not a huge fan of the 'Love-Triangle' trope, it’s just a theme I do not enjoy, I think I can count on one hand the number of books I have read in this genre, I usually have a nasty reaction to all of the lying and deceit akin to the below. But I saw a few reviews about Forgetting August being a little different from the norm in relation to the whole 'Love-Triangle' scenario, and add to the fact one of my favorite tropes in the form of one of the leads having amnesia is included I thought I would give it a go. Secrets have a way of revealing themselves over time. I think the triangle aspect of this one falls very much into a grey, blurred line sort of area, for me upon finishing the story I don’t personally think any actual cheating took place, J. L. Berg managed to build anticipation between August and Everly at the beginning, whilst she was still with Ryan, without anything inappropriate actually taking place. I think the first time it does could be looked at from two sides, but for me, and taking into account Ryan’s decision at that point I could live with it. Especially as he then had virtually no involvement in the time Everly was then with August. So many lies… So many secrets. But I think what kept me reading with this one was more the story-line than the characters for the most part, I can’t say I particularly felt anything positive or negative towards either August or Everly, but the author did really well to craft a story around his amnesia, and her trying to come to terms with the man he is after waking up. "What kind of man was I?" In particular the complete change in personality from the guy she ran from, and the fact that there are large chunks of his past that neither of them know about him for obvious reasons and her because of the way they lived as a couple before the mugging took place, that as the story progresses you just know are going to become massive issues at some point. And boy do they, I kind of saw both twists coming from a mile off, but again it wasn’t a problem as it is a very well put together story. My one issue if I am being truthful was Ryan, I’ll be honest and say I don’t really ever envisage a man being as easy going and as accepting of things as he was, it just didn’t sit right with me, but then this is book one of two, so maybe the author gives him a back-bone in Remembering Everly. "It was you. It was always you." This part of their story does end on a massive cliffy, everything that you think you know about August is literally turned on its head, and possibly not in a positive way. Everly is also not the person you are initially lead to believe throughout the course of the book, and I must admit that I am intrigued to see what direction the author takes their story. The only thing holding me back from starting Remembering Everly, to find out, is that I am leery of the fact that again their story has potentially moved back into the 'Love-Triangle' area, and I am not sure if I have a strong enough constitution to drag myself through that aspect of it, to find out how everything else turns out. No more secrets. No more lies. ARC generously provided by RockStarPR via Netgalley, in exchange for the above honest review.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
J.L. Berg is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. Whenever I come across one of her books, I'm immediately drawn to the blurb and so far, I have not been disappointed. So based on this, I expected to like Forgetting August -it was just a matter of how much I would like it. Well, I liked it a lot! Despite the fact that I do not like love triangles, I found that I was okay with this one. Although I still felt bad for Everly's fiancé at times, it wasn't unbearable, especially since I kept telling myself that the book was supposed to be about August. The story kept me hooked all along as the author showed us glimpses of Everly and August's past, mixed in with the events taking place in the present time. I was constantly trying to piece it all together and figure out how they ended up this way (while desperately rooting for them). I also found that even though August is portrayed as the bad guy, I just couldn't hate him. I felt like there was more to his side of things, and the answers would be revealed eventually. Well, they were not revealed in this book so we'll have to wait for Remembering Everly -the next book in the series. Forgetting August ends in an epic cliffhanger that I must admit I did NOT see coming!! *I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*
SammiiTX More than 1 year ago
Forgetting August was something else. I was not sure if I wanted to finish it once I began reading it, though I was happy that I did. The story held my interest even though the characters frustrated and annoyed the heck out of me, which sometimes makes the best type of stories. One thing about the story that I did not enjoy was the fact that it confused me. The story seemed to just jump into the action without explaining much. There seemed to be details that were left out that left me wanting to know more. As the story progressed, somethings were discovered, but not much. The one question I had was why was August in a coma. It was never actually discussed. It was mentioned once or twice in passing, but as one sentence and not discussed more, as if the reader should already have the information when starting the book. Other than a frustrating lack of detail, the story was really good. I was interested in the book and maybe that lack of detail made me continue reading. I really want the sequel though, because there was a terrible cliffhanger!! Grr those damn cliffhangers that leave you wanting more. I read the story quickly, about one day in total, and it was an easy read. Everly was a runner. She liked to avoid things and that frustrated me to no end. I hate people who avoid things and can't face them head on. All I wanted to do throughout the whole story was shake her. She kept making decisions that pissed me off and I wanted to wake her up. She did grow as the story progressed. She became more confident and less scared, which made her a little better. In the end, she did make the best decisions for herself at the end and I was proud of her. August was starting fresh. He could not remember anything and he was just trying to find his place in the world again. I felt so sorry for him. He had no one in the world anymore and had no memory to even try and make things better. He also pissed me off. Honestly all the characters in this book frustrated me to no end. I wanted to make August feel better, but I didn't know how. He also grew, but in a different way. He grew away from the person he used to be. And it made me love him so much more. Until the plot twist came up and ruined everything. But that's all I'll say. I did enjoy Forgetting August. It was a good story and it talked about important issues and accepting yourself for who you are and moving on in life. J.L. Berg did not shy away from the hard topics and confronted them head on. There is meaning behind this story and I can't wait to see where it goes as the story progresses. I cannot wait for the sequel, even though I have a bit of a wait.
Cheryl-S More than 1 year ago
They had it all at one point, then he changed and they lost it all. He was mugged and was in a coma for 2 years, woke up and didn't remember anything. Because Everly was still his emergency contact, the hospital contacted her when he woke up. Almost afraid of him because of his insane possessive, obsessive behavior before the mugging, she was hesitant to help him regain his memory. The more time she spent with him, the more she realized that he wasn't the same man as before. Was this her chance to go back to the man she loved so much but had turned into a monster and was now completely changed or stay with Ryan, the gentle, safe, comfortable man she'd fallen in love with? I've felt a lot of emotions after reading some books but this one might be the most conflicting. I was happy one minute, sad the next and then irritatingly angry after that. I LOVE an author that can bring out such strong emotions in me while reading. One minute I think the story is going one way, then, oh so smoothly, the author changes direction. And the ending? BAM! PLOT TWIST and CLIFFHANGER! I can't wait to read the next book in the Lost & Found series. If you couldn't tell, I am loving it! Received a copy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I was not compensated for my review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinion expressed is my own.
Rhondaz More than 1 year ago
Forgetting August by J.L. Berg....I am still shaking my head!! This book was like a roller coaster for me all the ups and downs, twist and turns. The author keeps you engaged all the way through the story, it is such a page turner you can't put it down. This book is full of romance with some mystery and is a must read. I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
mamalovestoread22 More than 1 year ago
Everly Adams thinks she finally has her life back on track, and is ready to fully move on from her past and walk down the aisle, and hopefully into a new life with her fiance Ryan. But just as she starts to make wedding plans her past comes back full force when her ex-boyfriend August wakes from his coma and wants to see her, he needs answers and he is quite certain she is the only one that can provide them. Ryan, her fiance, his apprehensive about her letting her get close to August again, because he knows the power that August has always held over her, and he fears he will pull her right back in, but she encourages him to accept that she need to do this and finally say goodbye so they can move on with thier new life. But the minute she walks into his hospital room and learns that August is not the same man she once knew, and has no knowledge of their past, she begins to feel herself being pulled right back into his world, and she develops a insatiable need to help him find his way in life again... August Kincaid awakes from a coma and has no memory of the man he was before, all he has is a box of items that are small snippets of his life, and none of it means a thing to him. When he discovers a photo of a beautiful auburn haired girl in his wallet, a feeling of familiarity hits him and has him certain that she holds the keys to his past, so he contacts her in hopes of her being able to shed a light on things for him. But when she shows up she is bitter and short with him, and doesn't buy the fact that he doesn't remember her or what they had together, she then answers a few of his questions and then walks away. So he is once again left alone and riddled with questions, and feelings for a girl her barely knows. He attempts to make a go of things on his own, but isn't really making any progress... that is until fate steps in and puts Everly on his doorstep and offering to help him find his way. This was my first experience with this authors work and I can say with complete certainty that it won't be my last! I thoroughly enjoyed reading Everly and August's story, it captivated my attention right from the start and had me hanging onto every written was SO addictive!! I was really impressed with the writing style, and how easy it was for me to just fall right into the story, and I could tell that Ms. Berg put a lot of time and care into developing these characters. And that she tried to give readers a realistic view of what life is like for someone dealing with memory loss and learning not only how to deal with readjusting to their new life, but also how to deal with struggles of finding themselves again. Some of my favorite reads involve love triangles, and I have to say this one definitely hit the mark!! If you like reading stories packed with intensity, passion, thrilling action, and two alpha males vying for the same women's heart then this is DEFINITELY the perfect read for you! Highly recommend this one, the cliffhanger ending totally took me by surprise, and left me dying for more, I cannot wait to read the next installment!! ARC requested through NetGalley and kindly provided by Forever (Grand Central Publishing) in exchange for a honest and unbiased review.
JackiesBookWorld More than 1 year ago
Forgetting August was one of those stories that was full of twists and turns that I could not stop reading until the very end. From the cover to the synopsis, Berg completely pulled me into a very interesting and complex storyline that kept me at edge of my seat. There were a lot of elements in the story that I absolutely loved and that somehow worked in the story very well. At the beginning of the story we get to meet Everly, and immediately find out that she is engaged. Though she is happy with her fiancee, she still thinks about her ex, especially when she gets the call that she had been dreading for a very long time. Now she has to face the horrible past that she has been trying to move on from, but can't because she has to face the man that somehow ruined her life. Although we don't immediately find out what her ex did to her, we do get flashbacks of when she was with him that slowly reveal what actually happened to her. The minute she finds out that her ex is in a coma, Everly escapes her past only to get a call from the hospital letting her know that August has woken up. Now it quickly becomes a matter of whether she wants to see him or not. But that changes completely when she finds out that August doesn't remember her at all or what happened to him. At that point Everly's life escalates rather fast when she realizes that she still has feelings for August and that in order to move on she needs to help him remember what happened to them. The only thing that she wasn't counting on was just how good it would feel to be with him again, that's when the story really starts to take off and Everly has to make a big choice in the end that could alter her life yet again. As for August, the minute he wakes up from the coma everything around him is confusing and he has no recollection of what happened to him at all. His mind is blank and the minute he finds Everly's picture in his wallet, he makes it his mission to find her no matter what. But little by little he finds out what he used to do and what he did to those that he loved that he wants to change. August knows that he loves Everly and he is willing to change for her, but a misunderstanding gets in the way and they have to part ways. I very much enjoyed reading this book, it was a page turner that kept me intrigued in the storyline and the characters. In terms of character development there really isn't a lot of it, the story was more of a mystery type that slowly revealed itself to us as readers. There were times when the story felt a bit unrealistic, especially in the last couple of chapters. Needless to say, I was shocked with how everything ended that I cannot wait to read the sequel because it's going to be really good. I can't really say more of the story, I feel that the book it's one of those stories that you just have to read without knowing much at all about it. Overall, if you're looking for a great mystery/romance story then I would highly recommend reading this book. : ) ***ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.***
allromancereader More than 1 year ago
***CLIFFHANGER WARNING*** If you don't like stories with cliffhangers, turn away now and come back in April 2016 when Remembering Everly releases. *** END WARNING *** That said, I've read a number of books with severe cliffhangers and while Forgetting August has a cliffhanger, I really felt so much had been resolved and the cliffhanger provides an interesting transition into the next part of the story - which comes six months from now. August is a complex character with what every woman in a bad relationship hopes - that her boyfriend can just become someone different. He wakes up after two years in a coma and is a new, gentle man. I love the man he becomes in Forgetting August and how he goes about discovering himself and who he really is. And through his journey of self-discovery, Everly discovers things about herself that she'd buried so deep, they likely never would have otherwise seen the light of day. If ever there are two characters that belong together, it's August and Everly, despite everything they've been through as a couple, and each individually. I really believe that in the follow up - Remembering Everly - that they will find their way back to each other. The author creates a wonderful, emotional story with flawed characters and secrets abounding. The reader will not see the cliffhanger coming and this reader audibly gasped when I read those final pages. So much has already happened, and so much is left to happen, that will leave the reader on the edge of their seat for the next six months! Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
SiobhanDavisAuthor More than 1 year ago
Disturbing. Addictive. Mysterious and loaded with intrigue. Emotionally-charged. These are just some of my thoughts after reading this unforgettable book. Forgetting August sucked me in and refused to let go - not until I had read it from cover to cover in one go. I had to take a few days after reading this to properly gather my thoughts into some type of sensical order. Seriously, I was blown away after reading it. This was a dark, sometimes hopeful story of addictive love which explored that fine line between love and hate, obsession, and authenticity. Character and plot development were strong and artfully woven with subtle foreshadowing and plenty of little teasers. The writing was exemplary and the execution was flawless. I will most definitely be checking out more of this author's work. Now, I'm not sure what it says about me, but I was totally rooting for August and Everly to get back together. I had a feeling that his previous actions - though morally reprehensible - had been done out of love and a fearful need to protect her. I imagine we are going to find out exactly what was driving his behavior in the next book. I have some unanswered questions like: Who is Sarah's mystery BF? What's the story with Trent? Why wasn't August more curious over what happened that fateful night? I guessed the twist quite early on, but it was still a fab revelation. The only thing I didn't like was how quickly it fell apart at the end and how neither of them questioned the other or their actions. I wanted to see more of a fight for their love. I loved the chemistry between August and Everly and I totally bought into it. The period at the end of the book where they were in his house was a joy to read and it brought some balance to counter the darker stuff. For me, this book was quite thought-provoking. I couldn't help thinking what it would be like to be in August's position. What would you do if you remembered nothing or no one from your life? What if you had a do-over, a second chance to be someone else? Who would you be? I was thinking this kind of stuff all day after reading it. I always think it's the sign of a great book where it stays with you for days, and even weeks, after you read it. This is that book for me. The biggest issue I have now is where can I get my hands on the next book?!! I need it like I need air to breathe. Some favorite quotes from the review copy I received: "Move in with me. Please. Warm my bed, live in my arms, never leave." "Everyone's life is complicated and confusing, Everly. It's what keeps us breathing and not falling over dead of boredom. It's the chaos that makes life worth it. Don't deny what you're feeling because it's not simple or easy. Deny something because it doesn't feel right, not because it's complicated." "Loving someone was easy. Life was the chaotic mess in between." Thanks to Inkslinger PR and the publisher for providing a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.
Sandy-thereadingcafe More than 1 year ago
4.25 stars---FORGETTING AUGUST is the first installment in J. L. Berg’s LOST AND FOUND romantic, suspense duology focusing on August Kincaid, and Everly Adams. Told from dual first person points of view (Everly and August) FORGETTING AUGUST focuses on the days and weeks following August’s ‘awakening’ after a twoyear coma. With no memories of the past or how he ended up in the hospital, August Kincaid begins to search for truth. Everly Adams is someone from his past; a woman who despises the ground upon which August walks; and the only person who is able to shed any light upon what has happened and how his life came to be. What ensues is August’s slow seduction of the woman he once loved-the problem-Everly is now engaged to another man, and wants nothing to do with August or his previous life. FORGETTING AUGUST is a story of mystery, suspense, deceit and second chances. If memories are what makes up our past perhaps it is best that August’s memories remain stored and broken. J. L. Berg pulls the reader into a world of forgotten facts, information and experiences, such that even our heroine refuses to address the reality of what happened and why. Like August, we are oblivious to the how and why; to August’s spiral into the abyss; and Everly’s unwillingness to reveal the truth. FORGETTING AUGUST ends on a cliff hanger where a surprising twist in the storyline is revealed that will change the direction of August’s recovery and recapture of the past.
AmyBosica More than 1 year ago
4.5 Stars! “Secrets. Secrets have a way of digging their way into your soul, into your mind until all you can think about is that one simple thing you omitted from a conversation or the tiny white lie you told to keep the peace. Secrets. Everyone had them.” I am freaking out right now! That ending! What a great read! Forgetting August is the first book that I’ve read by J.L. Berg and I have to say, I can not wait to read more from this author! Forgetting August had me hooked from the moment I read the prologue. I had to know more. I was intrigued by Everly and how she kept seeing the ghost of her ex everywhere; only to be further intrigued when I discovered that her ex has been in a coma for the last 2 years. I had so many questions: What happened? Why did Everly move on? Who exactly is August? My questions were soon answered as a miracle happened; August woke up from his coma. Only August has amnesia and has no recollection of the life he used to live. Everly is the key that August needs to unlock the mystery of his past, only August wasn’t prepared for the answers that he was about to get. As time goes on, a new August emerges, leaving Everly more confused than ever. Can she forget the man she knew in the past and learn to love the man that he is now? Has too much damage been done? When the pieces of August’s old life start to click together, what will happen when that last mystery clicks into place??? Talk about a crazy ride! This book took me on one heck of an emotional roller-coaster. My emotions are still all over the place. This story frustrated me, confused me, and intrigued me. It made laugh and feel sad and had my poor heart tugging in so many directions. I will warn you that there is a bit of a love triangle. Like I said, my heart was pulled in two different directions. On one hand, I wanted Everly to be with Ryan because he loves her, cares about her and totally supports her. On the other hand, I want her to forgive August for the past, because he’s no longer that man. The two of them obviously still care for one another and are not ready to move on; feelings are definitely unresolved. But, man, some hurt is hard to get past. At the end of the day, I don’t know who was the best choice and I’m so glad it wasn’t my decision to make, lol!! Overall, I thought this was a really great read. This book was well-written and paced perfectly. I loved the romance, mystery, intrigue and all the secrets. My only complaint is that the story is over and I don’t have book 2 in my hands. Yes, there is a book 2, so that means that this story does end with a cliffy and man is it ever a good one! I am dying to get my hands on the next book. I’ve got to see how things will play out. I still have a lot of questions and am dying to know which August, August will choose to be. Fabulous read! I definitely recommend it. *I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*
AlwaysYAatHeart1 More than 1 year ago
August Kincaid awakens after being in a coma for the past two years with absolutely no memory of his past. Determined to find himself again, his quest leads hims to a photograph of Everly. He's hopeful she'll have the answers to this mystery surrounding him, his identity, his loss of memory.....but when he does find her, what he finds out isn't what he imagined. Everly Adams has tried to move on with her life over the last two years, putting the past behind her. She has a new fiance and things seem to be going in the right direction for her, until she gets word that "He's awake...." He, being August. Angry, bitter, hurt, and emotionally wounded, she lets him know just what kind of person he was, or rather the person he had become prior to the coma, and it was someone she didn't like, someone August didn't like either, which makes him determined to find out more, as well as make things right. J.L. Berg has written a beautifully heart-wrenching story that will take readers on a journey with August and Everly that is filled with mystery, suspense, heartache, hope, and possibly a second chance at love. There are so many questions both answered and unanswered with twists, turns, and secrets that make this one unforgettable read. There is a cliffhanger ending, but the next books is due to release on 3/1/16, and the synopsis promises the "happily ever after ending that fans have been waiting for," That kind of puts a band-aid over the gaping hole that left when my heart jumped out of me and is now out there hanging over the cliff with that ending. Needless to say, I am really looking forward to book two.
chucha_13 More than 1 year ago
One thing I kept on whining while reading this book was the fact that I wanted to know the ending. And when I did, it upholds to the old saying: be careful of what you wish for. Argh. This book should come with a warning! Nevertheless, I held my judgment on Ryan, August and Everly until the end of the book, and I might hold it a little bit longer until the next book is release. Oh yes, that was the warning I was talking about – because all those twist and turns that made my heart ache and break, there’s still moreeeee! There’s a second book coming along! So, here I was on the last chapter, the energy never faded, I was still amp: and I found the last page, and it was like: OMG. Is this happening?! With these three characters, you wouldn’t know what to expect. Heck, I stopped expecting anything when I got tired with all the running. I just continued to read, and pin for them, cheering for them when they’re at their happiest, feeling sad when their at their lowest, and wanting to get inside the book and slap the heck out of them when they’re making some stupid mistakes. No one is perfect. NO ONE. But what if after all the mistakes in the past, you are given a second chance? A clean slate to begin with? Is that a blessing or a curse? August woke up from a two-year coma with no memories. He was desperately grasping for anything that could make him remember the who’s, the how’s, and the why’s of his life. And here comes the girl whom he felt a strange connection to but is feeling that palpable anger towards him. What did he do to deserve such anger? Everly – are you a heroine or a villain? It remains to be seen. Almost two years and she has finally moved on. She was about to get married to someone who loved her, and wants to be with her. She was working at a coffee shop that she loved and she was finally living her life – until that phone call came and telling her he woke up. It was her nightmare was coming into life. But once she saw her – she was surprised to find him: he still looks the same, feels the same but somehow different. Would she give him another chance after everything she’d been through? Or would she embrace the present that brought her the safety and stability that she needs? As for Ryan – I was torn. Torn. Torn. I love Ryan, I really do. He was her knight in shining armor. A gentle person who have loved her unconditionally. He was just amazingly understanding with her, and what she needs. He never pressures her at any point. Ryan is a saint. But would there comes a time that he would snap? I certainly hope not. This is not my favorite genre. It never it. But with J.L. Berg, she brought me to a world that is somehow familiar, but yet different. It’s not action-packed, but it gives you a sense of suspense and thrill. The amount of drama was just perfect, and the angst. Every page will make you hold on to your seat. Every twist and turn will surprise you, and it wouldn’t end until you have finally reached the final page of the novel. So get your hearts ready, people! J.L. Berg, you got yourself another winner here.
AilynK More than 1 year ago
All Everly wanted was someone who loves her, and she was looking forward to a peaceful life with fiance Ryan. Her life was finally going in a positive direction, with the help of best friend Sarah, things are finally looking up for Everly. But why is it that every time she thinks its safe, she gets reminded of August Kincaid, her ex who is in the coma? Every turn, a flash and Everly would panic but at the same time filled with mixed emotions of joy and fear. August Kincaid woke up with no memory, and revelation that no one had visited him while he was in hospital. Trying to piece is old life together, he came across a picture of him and a girl with copper red hair and blue eyes, standing before Golden Gate Bridge. One thing led to another, thus began an odd relationship, Everly and August's issues brought out in the open after August's recovery from the two year coma. From the beginning, there were questions: why is Everly so afraid, what had August done? It was the mystery that made me stay, the characters were okay, I think the author had it easy for Everly, because I do not believe that there can be a guy like Ryan, he would have to be an angel. Yeah, issues aside, the story is great, there are conflict and resolutions, but also a pesky cliffhanger. i hopes were cruelly dashed when I read till the end, where answers pop up and the tension between the two changes in momentum. It is devastating yet beguiling at the same time, seems like the story is far from ending. A series that would attract those who do not want mushy romantic love stories, but can't seem to stay away from them. Forgetting August offers more than a happy story, it has pain and fear, with a mix of secrecy and intricacy behind every word. Thank you to the author for providing the book