But We Carry On

(5 customer reviews)


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But We Carry On: A YA novel, written by Melinda Copeland

It isn’t like eighteen-year-old Maggie Rae thought that life would ask her permission before it threw her a curve-ball, but still, a warning would have been nice.

Having just split up with her longtime boyfriend, Marcus, she’s still nursing a freshly broken heart when she finds herself intervening to stand up for Toby, a fellow student being bullied in the halls at school. Thrust together by circumstance, the two quickly become friends as they discover a common passion for animal rights and work together to launch a protest that just might make waves in their small town.

Meanwhile, Marcus is still trying to fix their fractured relationship, and Maggie Rae must consider: Can she leave behind her heartache and move forward with Marcus? Or are some betrayals too big to forgive?

(Pages 358)

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It was perfect, Melinda. I just read over two hundred pages because I needed to finish it. Admittedly it was difficult to make it through the final handful of pages through tears, though. I just loved it. Literally just put it down and need to process and sleep but needed you to know…The characters were great and relatable and I felt those emotions with them and was surprised at how much I could connect with each of them. –Kyla

You have a lovely way with words, and I loved the backward chapter setup (loved) and time lapse characterizations. It kept me riveted… Even if there’s disagreement in topic or content, no one could deny that character development and plot analysis were spot-on… I could feel the passion throughout the book, too, within the characters and how they expressed themselves, and this moves your audience… Buuuuttttt I couldn’t help but wonder…will there be a sequel??? –Amanda


Sample Chapters from But We Carry On

(Chapter 19 is the first chapter in the book)

Chapter 19

1 year 6 months ago

Chapter 18

1 year 6 months ago

Chapter 17

1 year 5 months 2 weeks ago

(But We Carry On)

Additional information

Weight 20 oz
Dimensions 8.75 × 6 × .75 in

5 reviews for But We Carry On

  1. Madison

    This book has such a beautiful message overall, and is full of feel-good, educational, and lovely moments. I love it from back to front, and love the author even more!! I recommend this book to everyone 😊❤️ Love love love it!!!

  2. Kyla

    Loved every page of it! ❤️

  3. Teresa L.

    This excellent book arrived quickly, beautifully packaged, with a lovely personalized note just for me. I’ll happily buy from Melinda and Follow Us Home again.

  4. Tammi Carranza

    I loved the book. It was so heartfelt. I cried. I laughed. I was shook. I felt connected to each character. The message was beautiful. I passed it onto my daughter.

  5. Karine

    Fast delivery and very well wrapped. Thank you Melinda. I am currently reading the book and it is amazing and well written. Looking forward to buying your second book! 🙂

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