Release Blitz with Review:The Space Between Now and Forever

May 17, 2023


Title: The Space Between Now & Forever
Duet: The Space Between #2
Author: Melissa Toppen
Genre: New Adult Romance
Tropes: Enemies to Lovers/Love Triangle
Release Date: May 12, 2023


I fell in love with Sutton Barnett the first time I saw him. I couldn’t explain it, or rationalize it, but in some weird way it’s like I knew he was the one that would change everything. And he did. Just not the way I expected.

I blamed him for my pain. Let it fester in my chest until it had ripped apart any shred of the girl I once was. But he wasn’t the first to break me. No, that came before Sutton. Before his bright blue eyes made me believe in something more. Before his touch made me forget. And now he’s here, after six long years, trying to piece together something that isn’t his responsibility to fix.

Being with Sutton is like being brought back to life. He ignites something in me I didn’t even know was there. A fight I thought I had long since lost. But Sutton isn’t the only man in my life. And while I could so easily give him my heart, there’s another that I loved first. Maybe not in the same way, but just as completely. His brother Remi.

Torn between the brother I love and the one I can’t live without; I find myself in the midst of an impossible decision. But when the truth of my past is finally revealed, I realize the decision may no longer be mine to make. And what happens next will determine not just the present, but every day that follows from now until forever.

The Space Between Now & Forever is the second and final installment in The Space Between Duet. You MUST read The Space Between Love & Hate before reading this book.


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After finishing the first book in this duet, I knew that I needed to have a good closure on this messy and complicated love trio.

Aspen,Remi and Sutton are now dealing with the fallout of their secret actions. Lines were crossed, sides were taken and the ultimate betrayal came in the form of an unexpected relationship. Now trying to pick up the pieces and move on as best as they can, this trio is not the same. They're heartbroken, angry and they're trying to get back to some sense of normalcy. But how do you do that when it feels like a part of you is missing?


I really enjoyed the first book especially seeing the flashbacks between the main characters. It set the stage for their relationship and gave us a deeper look into their feelings for each other and I liked that. I had a bit of an issue with this one because I felt like a few characters were too co dependent on each other and it was too much. Lines should've been drawn more instead of having them constantly reassure their love for each other.

If you're angst lover fan, then you're going to enjoy this one. These characters are going to test you and make you fall in love with them without even realizing it.


Melissa Toppen is a USA Today Bestselling Author who specializes in Fantasy, New Adult and Contemporary Romance. She is a lover of books and enjoys nothing more than losing herself in a good novel. She has a soft spot for romance and all things fantasy, and focuses her writing in that direction; writing what she loves to read. You can find more information about Melissa and her books at



  1. Great honest review, Sonya! πŸ–€
    I've realized that new adult romance is not for me, but if it ever is again, I'll keep this in mind LOL

    1. Thank you so much Nat!! I appreciate it. Definitely keep this one in mindπŸ˜‰❤️