The recent review of Beyond Forever by bookstagrammer Julcsi (@jayinbookland) is honestly the finest thing I could ever have hoped for to be said about my books. Julcsi is such a wonderful and insightful person who I learn so much from. She always manages to see the larger perspective and explain things that I’ve missed or been too naïve to see for what they are. It therefore means the world to me that she has enjoyed my books and thought the LGBTQ+ characters to be credible and written with respect.
Read the full review here: Review Beyond Forever by Jay In Bookland
Some of the wonderful things Julcsi said in the review was that:
“Beyond Forever is the third and final book of the Angelheart Saga. It is a YA romance trilogy that features a straight couple as the main characters, but its world is just as diverse as ours: it has LGBTQ+ characters (not just one!), it speaks up against poverty, homelessness, homo- and transphobia, it features characters from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds and these are only a couple of examples.”
“Annie Woods is honestly the most supportive person I have met on Bookstagram and her respectful attitude reflects in the The Angelheart Saga books! I have seen her support the Black Lives Matter movement and she has spoken up about LGBTQ+ issues many times. Once, she also got in touch with me when she saw that I had been the object of disrespectful comments because of my queer identity. I will always be grateful to her for this.”
I am passionate about fighting injustice, racism and homophobia, and I want to contribute in every way I can, even though I only have a small platform as an indie author. That’s why I think it’s so important with diverse books and LGBTQ+ representation in YA and why it was necessary for me to have that in my own books, and also why I try my best to share and promote others. Reading gives you such an amazing opportunity to see the world through someone else’s eyes and to educate yourself. We all need to share the experience and views from as many different aspects as possible, to make this world a more open-minded, emphatic and better place. It therefore means the world to me that Julcsi has enjoyed my books and thought the LGBTQ+ characters to be credible and written with respect. Honestly, that is the finest thing I could ever hope for someone to say about my books and I am just so happy and honored right now!
Since the release of the third book in the Angelheart Saga, Beyond Forever, there has been such an amazing buzz and so many wonderful reviews, posts and shoutouts for the books. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
For example, Laura at Lost in a Book Review saying that “I strongly believe that everyone (aged 15+) should read the Angelheart Saga, these books cover such important topics that some find difficult to discuss, for example, the difficulties faced by people who are transgender and, people who are struggling to tell their friends and family that they're gay. I said it in my review of book two but I'm going to say it again, I applaud Annie’s bravery for including these topics in her book and congratulate her for doing it perfectly!”
You can find Laura’s full review here: Review Beyond Forever
Additionally, Pareesa at opaqueelove, said that “Beyond Forever is a beautiful book. The book allows you to experience mature romance and feel Erica’s dilemma. Annie Woods has done a commendable job at creating her characters. All main characters of the book Erica, Sasha, Tyler are designed with perfection.” You can find Pareesa’s full review here: Review Beyond Forever
Irma, at Irma the Book Whisperer, also gave Beyond Forever a 5 star rating, saying that ”Beyond Forever is a beautifully written story of healing, letting go, and making room in your heart for hope and love. This story as well as the two prior help you remember that all the hardships you go through are only temporary, you will always grow and come out better in the end. I had some jaw dropping moments. I swooned, I cried, I gasped, I truly felt so many emotions. I feel like I knew these characters. Like they were real people. Again I fell completely in love with Erica and Him, even if He did deserve my wrath sometimes.” You can find Irma’s full review here: Review Beyond Forever
Thank you to everyone who has sent congratulations and made such amazing posts, photos and shoutouts for Beyond Forever and the other books in the Angelheart Saga! The beautiful photo above is from Jenny at levicorpvs_.
You guys, the first review of Beyond Forever is here!!! It’s by one of my favorite book reviewers, Elsa Gomes (bookstagram @bookishaurora) and it’s absolutely fabulous!
Here are some of the wonderful things she said about the book:
“This final installement in Erica, Sasha and Tyler’s story is super angsty, frustrating and very addictive. Once I got into the story and everything started unravelling I couldn’t stop reading. So much was going on, so many plotlines progressing, everyone was slowly getting their ‘happy ending’ except the three main charaters and for a while there I thought she really wasn’t gonna end up with either of them. But she does don’t worry. This book ends with and HEA and a little cliffy into what I think will perhaps become a second generation series. One can only hope.”
“Beyond Forever was an amazing, angst filled and even suspenseful conclusion to the series. I was on the edge of my ‘mental’ seat waiting to see what happened next and who Erica would live happily ever after with. This book packed as many if not more punches as the other books, it was filled with all the royal or otherwise dramas, the murder plots, amazing friendships and family relationships and, of course we can't forget, the epic loves.”
Read the full review here: Beyond Forever 5 star review by Elsa Gomes
And look at this absolutely gorgeous aesthetic that Elsa made for the book:
So happy and honored that my book has been included in Darque Dreamer’s list of books that have really stuck with her. Head over to her blog The Mermaid Behind the Books and find out more about all amazing books on her list: Books That Have Stuck With Me
So happy and honored that my book has been included in Bound to Writing’s book recommendations list!
The list put together by the book blogger Bound to Writing features a little bit of everything Bound to Writing is about; YA favorites, poetry favorites, and nonfiction (writing specific) favorites. Other books on the YA list include inter alia Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han. A true honor to have First Came Forever listed amongst such amazing books and authors!
Here’s Jenn’s words about why First Came Forever is one of her favorites:
“First Came Forever is a great introduction to the YA romance genre! I fell in love with each of the characters and their quirks. And I really enjoyed all the romance and tensions that the characters feel. This book was extremely hard to put down, and I actually finished it in a record amount of time for myself.”
Check out the complete list here: Book Recommendations by Bound to Writing
Bound to Writing is a blog run by self-published author Jennifer Leigh, that covers both her YA reading and writing adventures. For readers, there are reviews, and reading resources to enjoy, and for writers, Jenn shares writing resources, marketing resources, and the ups and downs from her own writing life.
One of my absolute favorite book blogs, Touch My Spine Book Reviews, recently posted this amazing review, Forever Disguised by Annie Woods 5 stars, saying that
“Annie Woods has done it again with the Angelheart Series! This book is filled with amazing characters and full of depth. I read this book twice in a row because I loved it so much. I give this book 5+++ Stars just like I did the first in this series, First Came Forever! I highly recommend this story to anyone whom loves a good YA story. I know when I was reading this story so much hit close to home and it hit every emotion that it could in the depths of my soul. I laughed, I cried, I smiled and even was on the edge of my seat with suspense! This is a #must-read for everyone. A book that hits you in all the feels!!!”
“The twists will keep you engaged. The perks of falling in love for the first time in teenage having fanciful dreamy sweetness and then facing something difficult , coming to reality and truth are nicely narrated that felt heart warming, heart breaking and nostalgically melancholic.”
Read the full review here: First Came Forever
The bookstagrammer, florist and book reviewer Kimberly Reich has recently reviewed Forever Disguised. Some of all the wonderful things she said about the book was that
“It is a great story line and it has an amazing message. That whatever happens to you, you will never lose your core.”
“And I loved how Annie displayed the relationships. She showed not only the good but also the bad. The struggles they both have to face and the moments of true love.”
“And I cannot wait until the next book.”
Read the full review here: Forever Disguised by Annie Woods
The lovely bookstagrammer and book reviewer Chresann D’souza (bookstagram @annes_book_nook) just read and reviewed Forever Disguised on her blog. Some of all the wonderful things she said about the book was that
“This is the kind of story that’s gonna stick with me for a lifetime!”
“This story was literally haunting me beautifully! I obviously cried a lot after the ending!”
“I can go on writing but I just don’t wanna give you guys any more spoilers, so I’d better stop! Let me tell you that I love this book to the core! Overall, as always this was an excellent read! Definitely recommended!”
Read the full review here: Book review: Forever Disguised by Annie Woods
And the gushing review of First Came Forever: Book Review: First Came Forever by Annie Woods. Angelheart Saga Book 1
The lovely bookstagrammer and book reviewer Chresann D'souza (bookstagram @annes_book_nook) just posted her gushing review of First Came Forever on her blog. Some of all the wonderful things she said about the book was that
“I had the most wonderful time reading this book. It’s definitely one of the best books I’ve ever read!”
“The storyline was beautiful, the plot was fresh and strong enough to keep me gripped to the core while reading this book.”
“This book has so much to offer, from trust, bonding, friendships, love and the list can go on! Overall this was an excellent read and definitely a tear jerker!”
“Would I recommend it? Hell yes!”
Read the full review here: Book Review: First Came Forever by Annie Woods. Angelheart Saga Book 1
Hi! I’m Annie, a Swedish bookworm, YA addict and coffee lover, who writes romantic YA books in English. I’m the author of the Angelheart Saga series (First Came Forever, Forever Disguised and Beyond Forever).
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