Review // Between Never and Forever by Brit Benson

July 01, 2023

Between Never and Forever by Brit Benson

"You may not have been all my firsts, Savannah Shaw,
but you've always been my forever.
You've always been my one.
My only.

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Between Never and Forever by Brit Benson

Between Never and Forever by Brit Benson


My Rating - ★★★★
Standalone
Release - June 23, 2023
Genre/Trope - Contemporary Romance / rockstar / second chance
POV - Dual 1st person
Heat - 4 out of 5
Format - ebook borrowed from Kindle Unlimited
Length - 484 pages

She was the first rule I ever broke.
She’ll be the last.


In the beginning, there was Savannah Shaw.
Teasing me with a mischievous, merciless grin by day.
Crawling through my window with tear-stained cheeks by night.

I was ordered to avoid her.
Lectured on her misdeeds.
Forbidden from seeing her.
But my need to protect her was innate.
So natural I never questioned it.
So visceral I couldn’t fight it.

She was the first rule I ever broke, and it’s why I lost her the first time.

Now, out of nowhere, there is Sav Loveless.
World famous frontwoman for The Hometown Heartless,
Hollywood’s newest up-and-coming film star,
and my daughter’s idol.

Her reputation for trouble precedes her,
but the celebrity who sets foot in my small town is no longer a girl in need of protection.
She’s a woman who has saved herself,
and this time, it’s my life that’s falling apart.

Maintaining the distance between us is imperative,
but everything about her pulls at every part of me.
My need to touch her clouds my logic.
My need to have her, to own her, to love her.

She’ll be the last rule I ever break,
but this time, it will be to keep her.


Find it here: Goodreads * Amazon


Between Never and Forever by Brit Benson

My Two Cents

I've found a new author to follow and I blame Jessica @Chatterbooksbookblog. If it weren't for her spectacular review, I wouldn't be typing this up.

Savannah and Levi grew up together. Both of their lives were full of torment and they were each other's only true comfort. They were friends and loved each other before they even knew what love was. And when circumstances separated them, that love continued to beat within their hearts, not allowing anyone else to touch it.

Fastforward and now Levi's a widower with a child and Savannah is an infamous rock star. Circumstances once again forced them into each other's orbit and after a thankfully brief time of miscommunication, these two found their way back to each other. There were plenty of hurdles and obstacles that they had to leap and punch their way through, but it was incredibly easy to root for these two.

I loved that the author didn't shy away from sharing Savannah's addiction and how it was wrecking not only her life, but those around her. I felt proud and hopeful of the woman she was becoming and that's all because of this author's writing. It was easy to be a little imp on this character's shoulder, egging her on, supporting her, shouting NO, and celebrating every one of her triumphs. I couldn't be more pleased with the way this story played out.

I'm not even going to get started on how much I loved the dynamic between Levi, Boss and Savannah. Throw in Sharon and the love growing between all of these characters, including the members of the band... so sweet!

So yeah, I'll be keeping a keen eye on this author's releases because if they're anything like this one, they're going to be amazing.

Between Never and Forever by Brit Benson

The Author

Brit Benson writes real, relatable romance novels that depict epic love. She likes outspoken, independent heroines, dirty-talking, love-struck heroes, and plots that tug on every emotion.

Brit would almost always rather be reading or writing. When she’s not dreaming up her next swoony book boyfriend and fierce book bestie, she’s getting lost in someone else’s fictional world. When she’s not doing that, she’s probably marathoning a Netflix series or wandering aimlessly up and down the aisles in Homegoods, sniffing candles and touching things she’ll never buy.

Brit currently resides somewhere near the Blue Ridge Parkway with her husband, daughters, dogs, and an obscene number of books.

Visit https://authorbritbenson.com for more information

6 comments

  1. I'm so fucking honored that you read this book based on my recommendation and enjoyed it! 😭❤️ The duet she released before this is also an awesome angst fest! Amazing review, Natalie! 💋

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    1. Aww but of course my love. Your opinion matters to me!! 😘🥰❤

      I'll have to look into that duet. Thanks again for the book rec!

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  2. This sounds good! I'm going to have to keep it in mind. I haven't read this author before.

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    1. It is! She's new to me too but I'm so glad I took the plunge. I hope you love this book too! 💜

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  3. Amazing review! Glad you enjoyed this one too!

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