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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Hopeless and Losing Hope.


Falling in love can feel like poetry. Or it can feel like a slam to the heart.

Colleen Hoover’s romantic, emotion-packed debut novel unforgettably captures all the magic and confusion of first love, as two young people forge an unlikely bond before discovering that fate has other plans for them.

Following the unexpected death of her father, eighteen-year-old Layken becomes the rock for both her mother and younger brother. She appears resilient and tenacious, but inside, she's losing hope. Then she meets her new neighbor Will, a handsome twenty-one-year-old whose mere presence leaves her flustered and whose passion for poetry slams thrills her.

Not long after a heart-stopping first date during which each recognizes something profound and familiar in the other, they are slammed to the core when a shocking discovery brings their new relationship to a sudden halt. Daily interactions become impossibly painful as they struggle to find a balance between the feelings that pull them together and the forces that tear them apart. Only through the poetry they share are they able to speak the truth that is in their hearts and imagine a future where love is cause for celebration, not regret.

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Slammed
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4.4 / 5
1 person found this helpful
Fantastic book and series!
November 19th, 2014
You won't be able to put this book down once you start! I ended up buying the others in the series right away. You will fall in love with the characters and the story. This author is one of my favorites! She writes VERY well! Highly recommend!
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January 24th, 2014
Great read. Refreshing with lots of substance. A change from the regular romance, very original.
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Amazing!!
January 23rd, 2014
Absolutely loved this book!! To me it was an emotional read and I cannot wait for Point of Retreat!
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1 person found this helpful
October 14th, 2013
Slammed is one of the best books I've read in a long time. The poetry is original and deep, sometimes serious, sometimes funny. Layken and Will have an attraction they fight, until they realize it's better to be together than apart. Overall I recommend this to anyone looking for a good read with moments that make you laugh and cry.
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October 12th, 2013
what eery women needs excitement before we are all 51 brenda lee
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October 11th, 2013
Pretty good
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October 7th, 2013
Loved this!!
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October 7th, 2013
In my top 5 favorite Books!!
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October 7th, 2013
Really cute!
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1 review
October 7th, 2013
One of the best young adult novels I had read. The writing is very strong and the characters are believable. Your heart will break for this young couple. Theirs is a journey that you will not be able to put down.
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October 5th, 2013
Loved this story, it was amazingly written and kept me into it right until the very last page. Colleen Hoover never disappoints.
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October 4th, 2013
Loved it. A very unique story and beautifully written characters. Colleen Hoover knows how to make you fall in love with her characters. The story was funny, heartbreaking and sexy and who knew poetry was so cool?
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October 4th, 2013
Absolutely loved it! As the beginning of the series, the book gave the perfect amount of background stories for the characters. I loved every bit of the romance: struggles and all, and I felt as if I were truly living their lives. Oh, and Will Cooper...need I say more?
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Slammed
September 24th, 2013
Im not sure how to feel about this book. I read up such amazing reviews i had such high expectations for this book. But i found myself turning the pages waiting for something to happen but nothing did. It didnt captivate me like "hopeless" did. I didnt get attached to the characters or the story. Thats why i rated it 2 stars. I dont even get why theres a second book.
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Laugh, cry, love, sigh
August 6th, 2013
Awesome awesome awesome
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Good
February 9th, 2013
A great new author for me to catch up on
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