ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Never Never by Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher

Updated on March 1, 2015

Colleen Hoover is a good writer. I became a fan ever since I read Hopeless in 2012. To date, I have read all her published books. She never fails to surprise me with her stories. Each and every book is unique. When I found out about Never Never, I didn’t hesitate to grab a copy and read it. I knew I was up for a different type of writing and storyline since the book is a collaboration of Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher.

Never Never
Never Never

“Best friends since they could walk.

In love since the age of fourteen.

Complete strangers since this morning.

He'll do anything to remember.

She'll do anything to forget.”


Never Never Synopsis

Losing ones memory is nightmarish. It is doubly frightening when you lose your memory at some point in the course of the day. You cannot remember your name, face, family, friends, and recollection of the moment before.

Charlie Wynwood looses her memory during lunch time at school. It seems she was walking the school corridors with her memory intact and in a split second looses it. Given her predicament, she is forced to tag along with someone whom she assumes as her friend. They end up in the cafeteria and sat down with a couple of people and Silas, her boyfriend it seems. Going through the motions, she survives lunch but with a lot of questions unanswered. Unbeknownst, Silas Nash is in the same predicament but he manages to act nonchalant despite his lack of memory.

When Charlie and Silas end up in the same class, they both discover their shared dilemma. Decisively, they combine their efforts to find answers to the many questions and find solutions that will bring back their lost memories. Finding bits and pieces of the life they lived only add confusion to their state. But it allows them to look into their past lives in a new perspective. What were they to each other? Why did they make unwise decisions? How did they end up without a memory? How do they get it back?

Have You Read Never Never by Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher?

See results

Never Never Review

The setting is all too familiar. The story is set in high school where students are divided according to status. Popular and guy is together with a common girl and everybody else seems interested in their drama. The romance between the two seems like a “you and me against the world” type. Families tear them apart, siblings keep them stable and grounded, and friends sustain their relationship. Readers are quite acquainted with this setting. We probably read it in some books, watch it in movies, or experience it in real life. This is a wise setup by Hoover and Fisher because the readers can easily get attached to the story and the characters.

The main characters are typical high school students. They seem tough and without trouble. Silas is rich and popular. Charlie is the exact opposite. Despite their differences, they seem like a perfect couple with a mix of misunderstandings every now and then. However, further reading will reveal that they are far from perfect. They have troubles at home that force them to be apart, issues that are left unresolved and suppressed feelings that influence their judgment.

Hoover and Fisher shaped the main characters well. They introduced us to familiar personalities; too familiar that we can easily relate to their situations - pressure of high school peers, teachers, coaches, high expectations from parents, and troubled family life.

Each of the supporting characters served a purpose. Through them, readers get a glimpse of the different aspects of Charlie and Silas. The relationship with their parents allows readers to see the burden and expectations that they carry. Interaction with their siblings gives us a look of their true nature - how they deal and react with the expectations and current situations. Association with their friends and other people allows us to see how they manage to look unburdened in the eyes of other people.

Hoover and Fisher chose the supporting characters well. Readers are given a peek in Charlie’s and Silas’ personality and past life through interactions with the support. And because of this, a lot of assumptions and speculations are formed in our minds that are likely answers to the many questions.

The story is new. I have read my fair share of books and ebooks but nothing is comparable to Never Never. The concept of losing ones memory is not new. A lot of books have embraced this idea and came up with different storylines. However, what sets Never Never apart is that both the protagonists lose their memories at the same time and they are forced to work together to bring back their recollections. That is something you don’t read and see everyday, right?

The mystery of their lost memories is enough to captivate the minds of the readers. Together with Charlie and Silas, the readers come up with their own speculations on the truth behind the mystery. And each discovery leads us closer to the truth. Kudos to Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher!


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)