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Sometimes you just have to take flight.

A summer in New Orleans is exactly what Allie needs before starting college. Accepting her dad’s invitation to work at his hotel offers an escape from her ex-boyfriend and the chance to spend the summer with her best friend. Meeting a guy is the last thing on her mind—until she sees Levi.

Unable to resist the infuriating yet alluring L
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Paperback, 268 pages
Published August 16th 2012 by Createspace (first published August 13th 2012)
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Ioana
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Marie
WOW loved this! Another favourite to add to the long growing list. This year has been one of the best book-wise. I loved Levi and Allies banter and how she played hard to get and always had something to say and they challenged each other. It's like Levi didn't know how to handle her because no one had ever not melted into a puddle at his feet and done everything he asked and Allie and him were perfect together because she wouldn't let him intimidate her.
Man he was gorgeous! I also loved Hailey,
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Shane Harris
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Jennifer
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Allie starts Princeton in the fall so she wants one last adventurous summer away from her ex-boyfriend. Allie and her friend Jess decide to work at her dad's hotel in New Orleans. Jess is a bit boy crazy and immediately wants to check out the New Orleans night life and eye candy while Allie wants to stay boy free. They meet Levi and his friends who are more than happy to show them a good time. Jess ends up deciding she wants to head home and Allie's
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Pavlina loves Dex ❤❤
I really enjoyed Flight and I'm super excited to see how the story will continue in the second book!!!
The only thing I complain is that Allie pissed me sometimes she just keeps shutting Levi down admittedly he does something majorly wrong to her at the end of the book but I still was frustrated with Allie for the way she handled the situation.
Eric Townsend
Maybe I missed a memo somewhere. Are all paranormal romance books 15% paranormal and 85% romance? It sure seems like it after the last few I’ve read, and I can’t say I like the trend. Flight is no different. While there are paranormal elements sprinkled in and some of the main characters are paranormal in nature, the feel of the book is almost entirely that of a YA/New Adult romance. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m perfectly fine with reading romance books, though I prefer to know how heavily those ...more
Kitty (I solemnly swear that I am up to no good)
Many spoilers...sorry.

I did not like this book.
Unfortunately this was not for me, maybe I am the wrong age group or perhaps I was swayed by my dislike of chauvinistic, cavemen badboys.

This was a book about a girl who falls into the world of 'were-crows' while she is on a working holiday at her mega rich fathers hotel in New Orleans. Allie is smart, apparently, and she is not adverse to danger while at the same time remaining sensible and after a string of bad choices has decided to hate men...S
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Radiant
Fast n easy read..
Different from other shifter books .
I loved Allie's attitude even though she like attracted to Levi she fights knowing when she was lied and betrayed too..though levi is hot n yummy...i was sad to see he lied to allie like that..and i think anyone would have reacted like Allie..i was seriously pissed and angry but oh well i also want to see how he woos her back and makes her to his side!It was definitely a fun read!
I just hope everything goes good in next book :)
Sri.
Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
I did a cover reveal for Flight and when I read the blurb I knew I had to read it. Lord was I not disappointed! Flight takes place in New Orleans and if any of you know New Orleans is beautiful. Hurricane Katrina tore it apart but the folks put it back together and most of the historic district was saved. While reading flight I kept picturing certain places in my mind and I am so glad I had those extra visuals because this book had me hooked from the very beginning.

Allie has sworn off all guys
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Shrimalya
It was a pretty good read.The idea of the Pterons was new.Allie was also a very interesting character.She was capable of resisting Levi's charms.(view spoiler)About Levi..in the beginning I kind of liked him.He is so hot.*sigh*.But what he did in the end was really outrageous.I just wanted to slap him on the face for it.SERIOUSLY.I cannot say anything else without giving the plot away.Anyway I am curious to know wha ...more
Lex (Fastidious Reader)
Reading it with Alisa! :) yay!!! Had a huge head start for this cause she's a pretty fast robot. :O So I put off my other CR for this one! :) I hope this one is good! I don't really read the blurbs anymore. Um, yeah, cover snob. :o

4.5 stars.

Flight is an easy to read book. Just like the title, the flight is relatively easy, good and fast. I totally enjoyed it. I actually thought it'll be about werewolves since it was shelved in that category but NO, it was NOT about WEREWOLVES perse. It is about
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Christina Madison
Full review here: http://zodiacbookreviews.blogspot.com...

When Allie receives an invitation from her father to work in his new hotel in New Orleans, she sees it as a chance to experience something new before heading off to college. Allie is looking for a summer of adventure and excitement--what she gets may be more than she ever expected. After breaking up with her boyfriend before leaving for New Orleans, Allie swore off men. But when she catches the eye of Levi Laurent in the lobby of the Cres
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Mandy (I read Indie) Anderson
Allie thought spending the summer at her father's new hotel working would be the perfect opportunity to get acclimated to living on her own before college at Princeton started up that fall. She also thought she would be spending that summer man less. That is until she walks into her father’s hotel and locks eyes with a gorgeous guy. Yep, who was she kidding? Her summer was about to get a whole lot interesting.

I have been on a roll lately reading some pretty awesome books and Flight was no differ
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Rachel Marks
The moment that I saw the book cover for Flight by Alyssa Rose Ivy, I knew I had to read this book. Within the first page I was completely pulled into the story and I could not put it down until I reached the end.

Because of the title, Flight, I immediately thought that the book was going to be about angels and I was happily surprised to find out that Alyssa Rose Ivy had come up with a new and interesting paranormal creature that is all her own.

In Flight you follow Allie as she heads down to New
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Heather Robbins
So I have only read one other of Alyssa' books *Derailed* which is a contemp book. We should all know by now that while those are not really "my thang" I do enjoy them every now and then. Derailed was Great! I thoroughly enjoyed it. So I thought hey I like the way this gal writes... let's see how Flight is.... So.Glad.I.Did this book was like Woah!

That COVER could not be any more perfect! Every aspect of it fits in PERFECTLY!!

Allie.. What a great female character! Pretty, smart, wealthy*but does
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Kwinn
OMG ! I ABSOLUTELY LIKED/LOVED THIS


i thought this is about good girl/badboy relationship but NOPE
and i didn't see it coming (view spoiler)


this is my first time to read about them
so im still not familar to their kind
and good god it got my attention from
the very beginning till the end


and absolutely a fast read for the first book
of the series i will be waiting for the next book :)

Paula Ratcliffe
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Kristi (Books and Needlepoint)
I took an instant liking to Allie, but I had a hard time imagining her as an 18-year-old the summer before college - she seemed older. (I have an 18yo senior in high school right now and can't imagine being comfortable with her in a new city with as much freedom as her parents gave her. . . - but then that's just me) But anyway, she ends up in New Orleans, living in a suite at her dad's hotel with her girlfriend Jess, sharing a cushy job with her where it appears she can set her own hours. Who ...more
Louisa
Fantastic, wonderful book! Loved it, and I want to read the next book now, it was just really good!

*Full review from Words I Write Crazy on August 23rd*

This was a really fantastic book! I really enjoyed reading it, it just sucked me in, and when ending came, I was like, no, there has to be more pages, it can't just end there, I haven't read all of the 230 or so pages yet, there has to be more!!! But there wasn't, and now I have to wait for book 2, Focus, which doesn't come out until December! Th
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Splash Of Our Worlds *Yiota*
Reviewed by Nina

The book is part of a tour too. It sounded interesting and the cover is so sexy, that I knew from the start that I had to read it. And, boy, how much I enjoyed it!!

The whole story takes place in New Orleans. I searched the city online, since I was going to spend the entire book in it, and Oh My God!! The city looks amazing, so beautiful and different. I mean French-Creole architecture and birthplace of jazz, there is nothing else I need. Luckily, the author transfers you in it. T
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Sharon
Flight is the first book in The Crescent Chronicles by Alyssa Rose Ivy.

From the moment I saw Flight and read an excerpt, I was anxious to get a hold of it but unfortunately it didn’t fully live up to my high expectations.

The main protagonist Allie has her life planned out, she would attend Princeton, study business and follow in her fathers footsteps but it wasn’t what her heart wanted; it was something she was doing for her parents, when an opportunity arose for her to work in New Orleans at he
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Sana
Sometimes you have to take flight in life to explore the options you never knew you had. Allie would never think that let alone do. Her life is planned out to a tee but she is rather unaware of the fact. So Allie takes a leap before her life starts revolving around Princeton. The leap is a plane ride from New York to New Orleans for the whole summer.

Flight begins with Allie and her bestfriend, Jess on their way to New Orleans. As much as Jess can't get enough of guys, it definitely hasn't rubbed
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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
I really (almost) wish I hadn't started this book.

Why you ask?

Because, it is going to be an awful long wait until the next one is out and that, well, that just makes me sad. I didn't want this one to end.

I wasn't ready for it to be over. I want more. More Levi, more Allie, Hailey, Owen, Jared. more of the story.

What happens next? Do they make it? Where does their story go from here?

So yeah, needless to say, I fell in love with the characters, the writing, the story, the whole thing.

I loved the
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Twinsie Talk Angie J
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I received this book from the author for an honest review.


I just finished this book and am literally going NUTS wanting to read book 2...glad I got it as an ARC copy. I loved Levi and Allie. Levi is the hot guy all the girl want and Allie has sworn off guys. He does everything he can to sweet talk her and all she does is rebuff him. One of my favorite lines is in the beginning when Ow
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Cecilia Robert
First, I'd like to thank ATOMR for giving me this chance to participate in this tour.

I read Ms Ivy's Afterglow Trilogy a while back, and all I have to say Flight - a very apt title - is completely different from the author's previous series - in a very good way. I really enjoyed reading this book.

The story is written in Allison's - or Allie as the character prefers people to call her - POV. We experience her journey as she starts working at her dad's hotel in New Orleans, to when she meets this
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Cami Hensley
http://myaddictionisreading.blogspot....

Allie is the type of girl who everyone sees as having it all "together". In reality, Allie is just trying to make it through a life that seems to have been planned for her and she needs to stop getting involved with the WRONG guy!

Levi is the epitomy of the WRONG guy! She has an undeniable attraction to him and "chance" meetings keep bringing them together.

First of all, I want to throw this out there. Levi is a JERK! OMG I don't know how you can like someon
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Ellen
Allie and her best friend Jess are spending their summer in New Orleans at her father's newly acquired hotel before they start their freshman year in college. Allie has everything planned out. She's attending Princeton in the fall, she has broken up with her boyfriend and sworn off guys, and she's ready for her summer adventure in New Orleans. The only thing she didn't plan on was Levi Laurent. Oh he's definitely hot, and he most definitely knows it. He's used to girls falling at his feet and Al ...more
WovenStrands
Flight is fantastic, fun, and far more mysterious than expected! Alyssa Rose Ivy creates the perfect blend of fantasy and paranormal romance as the story follows college-bound Allie as she discovers a beautiful love, New Orleans, and a hidden world straight out of a fairy tale.

The story is an incredibly quick read once readers become hooked on Allie and her insatiable love interest, Levi. Allie is a quick character to fall for, even though she is sometimes stubborn and thoroughly independent. Th
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Avid Reader Amy's Reviews
First I want to say I loved this book. When I first started reading it I was a little skeptical. I thought it was going to be a repeat of everything else out there but this book is different. It is a unique take on the paranormal world. I like how the author doesn't plunge you straight into the plot of the story, she teases you until the right moment. You don't really know what could be going on , ala paranormal, but you know something big is coming. When I read the book and found out what was g ...more
Nereyda Gonzalez
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***ARC received for review as part of blog tour***
This is a very vague summary of the book that really doesn’t do the book justice. Luckily, this tag line “Sometimes you just have to take flight.” Caught my attention. Not to mention that gorgeous smoking hot cover!

Allie takes her dad’s offer to work in his new hotel in New Orleans. To her, this is the perfect way to spend the summer with her best friend, Jess, before starting college later that year. After her latest lacking relationship she h
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Alyssa Rose Ivy is a bestselling New Adult and Young Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and humor. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After surviving law school and earning her masters in library science, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husba ...more
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