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Finding You (Escaping #2)

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Being the wild child has worked for Mallory Vandaveer for most of her life. She’s the good time girl, up for anything–and everyone in her small town knows it. But when her sister came home after years of being away, long hidden secrets came out. Turns out, Mallory isn’t who she thought she was. And now everything starts to feel like a lie. In order to figure out who she is ...more
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Published October 20th 2014
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Elizabeth Lee
Oct 17, 2014 Elizabeth Lee rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I am so excited for everyone to read Mallory's story and meet the guy that tames her wild ways. :-)

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Michelle Monroe
Oct 21, 2014 Michelle Monroe rated it really liked it
Reviewed for Stories and Swag blog
Sexy, Wild and Untamed!

We met Mallory, Whitney's younger sister, in Escaping Me. The bar hoping, trash talking feisty little southern girl who had her life change when she found out her mother had had an affair. That one night changed everything, her parents divorce and the little fact that the man she had thought all those years to be her father, wasn't.

This is her story. She has decided that she wants to get to know the man who fathered her, and why he just
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Aldy
Me gustó muchísimo! Si, no fue nada que me sorprendiese totalmente pero es una historia que se lee fácil y nunca deja de entretener. Realmente, hacía mucho tiempo que no leía a personajes libres de drama, las únicas situaciones "conflictivas" lo eran apenas, nada ex desquiciados, delitos y familias descarriladas, el único punto que hubo me pareció que siempre estuvo medido por ambos personajes y el final fue sumamente tierno, dejan a las cosas fluir en su debido tiempo y no aceleran su tiempo ...more
Resch Reads
Oct 19, 2014 Resch Reads rated it really liked it
This book was everything I wanted in a follow up to Escaping Me and so much more! This is the story of Mallory, Whitney's sister, and her journey to finding herself and coincidentally finding Everett Boone! Mallory has been burned in the past and doesn't do commitment, she only does casual. After finding out her life has been a partial let, Mallory sets out on a journey to meet her father. Along the way she will have help from both Whitney and Cole. She also will meet a delicious young man named ...more
Desirae (Dee)
Oct 20, 2014 Desirae (Dee) rated it really liked it
What a great NA story. I was floored when everything came out about Mallory in the first book. I mean floored, not only because of the truth, but because of the way it came out. Not exactly the way you want to find that truth. But..it sets her on her path, her journey to find her truths. Along this way, she finds Boone. I laughed at their interactions. They were so.. odd. It is the best way to describe it. But it was such a beautiful love story. When he went back on tour, I honestly thought ...more
Erica
Nov 23, 2014 Erica rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2014, kindle
I love it when I start a book and then look down a few hours later only to realize I've finished. Where'd the time go?? I got lost in this story and lost track of time. That's exactly what I look for when I pick up a book. Finding You was small town romance at its best. Mallory was a strong and mischievous female lead and I adored her. It seems like the boys always get the most recognition in books these days, but I'm pleased to say that Mallory was my favorite character in this story. With that ...more
Nicole
Oct 19, 2014 Nicole rated it really liked it
Finding You (Escaping #2), is one story that I was definitely looking forward to since I met Mallory in Escaping Me (Escaping #1).
The sassy little sister to Whitney is back for her own story. And if you haven’t read Escaping Me yet, it is a MUST. Cole and his “hammer” awaits you. ;-P

A little about the story: Ok, so what can I say without spoiling any of the plot for Escaping Me...Mal leaves home in search for “someone.” During her search for this “someone”, Mallory meets Boone. The sexy profess
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Asheley
Nov 04, 2014 Asheley rated it it was amazing
Read my full Three-Things Review HERE at Into the Hall of Books.

I fell in love with Finding You the same way I fell in love with Escaping Me. I started the book and couldn't put it down. Mallory and her sister Whitney are one of the best things about this book and I love their relationship. Their hilarious back-and-forth banter and interaction made me smile because they remind me a little of myself and my sisters, minus the looking-for-my-father part. They look out for one another and there is g
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Amy Logg
Oct 23, 2014 Amy Logg rated it really liked it
Full of sassy witty dialogue with a fun and flirty romance!

REVIEW:
The story:
Boone comes from a wealthy family, but despite appearing to have had a prvilleged upbringing, all Boone really wanted was the attention and repspect of his father, a pro golfer. Boone took up goft himself and pushed himself to be the best, but after tragedy strikes, Boones left that life behind him, to live a quieter life. That is until the fiesty Mallory moves in next door and shakes his world completely.

Mallory is
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Erin
Nov 05, 2014 Erin rated it really liked it
Shelves: for-blog-review

This was such a fun, sexy, sweet story about second chances in love and life. Elizabeth Lee has some of the most intriguing female characters for her stories, and Mallory Vandaveer was no exception. Finding out that she was fathered by someone she’d never met, and having the only father she’d ever known walk out on her and her mother, left her feeling pretty much lost and unwanted by the men in her life. But she was strong and determined to figure out who she was, and a big part of that was meet
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Kim
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Elizabeth Lee is easily one of my favorite authors and I could've done cartwheels when I learned she was writing a book from Mallory's POV. I loved Mallory in Escaping Me and couldn't wait to get more of her story. And guess what? I absolutely loved it, even though it's hard to put into words why.

After learning that the man she thought was her father really wasn't, Mallory decides to make a big move and find her biological father. She moves to C
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Lauren at Live Read and Breathe Reviews

3.5 Finding Stars!!

Source: eARC for Honest Review Courtesy of Author and Wordsmith Publicity


Finding you is the second book in the escaping series. Here is where we follow Mallory on her journey to finally find her father but she ends up finding so much more.

For months Mallory has been going to Charleston to meet her dad but she gets scared and backs out every time until a cocky bastard accuses her of something making her want to prove him wrong. Then all of a sudden she finds herself in the midd
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Laura Duval
Apr 02, 2015 Laura Duval rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved It...It Was a Page Turner

I loved Cole and Whit but Mallory shines in this story...well it was her story. It was nice to have a but if Cole and Whit mentioned in this one but I was glad to see that we learn so much more about Mallory. She's definitely a spitfire. Boone was much more emotional than Mallory but she has enough spunk in her to make up for him. All the characters were loveable. My only question is what happened to Zeke? I hope he gets his HEA too.
Book Addict Mumma
Oct 24, 2014 Book Addict Mumma rated it it was amazing
LOVE LOVE LOVE!
I have another fave author to add to my list, Ms Lee just keeps getting better and better.
I love her characters, they are tough yet sweet and soft hearted in different scenes.
Her writing style always hold my attention and gets me addicted to the story.

I truly enjoyed Finding You, it was just what I needed to get over my reading slump.
This Coull Chick
Just like the first one, I enjoyed this book just as much, read it on one sitting and even LOLed a couple of times, I really liked Mallory. She was upfront and knew what she wanted, and was kinda real to me in a lot of ways.
Casey
Mar 22, 2016 Casey rated it really liked it
Review originally posted at Ramblings From This Chick

Finding You is the second book in Elizabeth Lee's Escaping Series, but this book can be read as a standalone. Finding You centers around Mallory, but fans of Escaping Me will get to see several familiar faces including Whitney and Cole. I really enjoyed Escaping Me and would recommend starting with that one, but it is not necessary. Mallory's story was really good, and I loved getting to know her better.

After finding out that the man she alway
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Jessica (Lovin' Los Libros)
Oct 23, 2014 Jessica (Lovin' Los Libros) rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, new-adult
Upon finishing Escaping Me, the first book in the series, I could not wait to get my hands on this book! I instantly loved Mallory and her spunky, tough as nails attitude. She has had quite the bomb dropped on her in the previous book and now she is leaving town to hopefully get some answers in Charleston. Mallory is just one of those heroines that you can't help but envy. She goes after what she wants and doesn't let fear keep her from doing new things and taking chances.

She is taking quite th
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Rachel
Oct 21, 2014 Rachel rated it really liked it
This is the second book in the Escaping series, this time following the beautiful Mallory, Whitney’s happy-go-lucky sister as she steps out alone to find her father and herself along the way.

I really liked Mallory. She may come across as fun, carefree, sexually confident and hard as nails but not far under the surface she has vulnerability about her; she just wants to be liked or loved. She is scared of rejection so builds walls around her that are hard to penetrate and hides behind sex to mask
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Stacy~ Biblio Belles
Oct 22, 2014 Stacy~ Biblio Belles rated it really liked it
****4 Stars****

I really love this series! I loved the first book Escaping Me. And I knew immediately reading the prologue to this book that I would fall in love with this story as well.

We first met Mallory in Escaping Me and I LOVED her. Like loved-loved! She is honestly a great female character, one of my favorites for sure. Mallory has a great family with her Mother and sister, but what she really wants so desperately is to reconnect with her long lost father Vince. So she decides to pack up
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Shannon Daniel
Oct 25, 2014 Shannon Daniel rated it really liked it
Finding You - Elizabeth Lee

4 stars

Mallory was the wild child sister of Whitney that we met in Escaping Me. She found out that her father wasn't her father and decided she needed to find him and meet him. But how do you tell someone "hey, I'm your kid". Well she packs up and decides to go stay with Whit and Cole and drive up to Charleston to see if she can actually make contact with Vince, her father.

Leaving the PGA circuit 3 years ago was probably the second hardest thing he'd ever done but Eve
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Isabelle
Oct 21, 2014 Isabelle rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-5-stars
Rating: 4.5 stars
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Title: Finding You
Series: Escaping #2
Author: Elizabeth Lee
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Source: ARC provided by WordSmith Publicity
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Cover: 4 stars
Characters: 5 stars
Plot: 5 stars
Heat: 4 stars
Freshness: 4 stars
Addictiveness: 4 stars
Total: 4.5 stars (20/24)


Mallory's world has crumbled and she doesn't know who she is anymore. She decides to move away from home to go after her past. She may find more that she has bargained for. One rule she has for her life is to avoid comp
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Stories and Swag Book Blog
Nov 18, 2014 Stories and Swag Book Blog rated it it was amazing
Raw, sexy and Irresistible

This was a fun, sexy read about two people from the opposite sides of the tracks, but they soon find out they have a little more in common with each other than they think and the chemistry between them is explosive.

Whitney has everything she thought she ever wanted. Living with her rich lawyer Father and her step mother, going to a great college and has a very popular, handsome and athletic boyfriend. She thought she had a great life. That is, until she finds her boyfri
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Amanda
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Finding You did not live up to my expectations. Which, honestly, is my own fault. I should've read the blurb, not just skimmed it. I expected Finding You to be about Mallory searching, and finding, her long lost father. The story opens up with her doing just that; she goes to look for his dad and when she finds him, she doesn't reveal who she is because she already had one fake father walk out on her, and now she wants to be sure this one is worth keeping. So she hides the fact that s
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Jennifer Van Wyk
Oct 19, 2014 Jennifer Van Wyk rated it it was amazing
In Finding You we get to meet the sexy ex-golf pro emotionally wounded Boone and get a better look at exactly who the adorable sassy Mallory is. Mallory is struggling with news of finding out that her dad isn't who she thought he was. Not that her dad was ever a dad to her, but knowing that there is a man out there she's never met before who is her real father is something she just can't let go of. Mallory finds herself moving half way across the country with Cole & Whit just to be closer to ...more
Becca
Oct 31, 2014 Becca rated it it was amazing
Finding You is Mallory’s story and I couldn’t have been more anxious to get my hands on it. It was obvious from Escaping Me that Mallory was unmistakably different from her sister, Whitney. As I read Finding You, I was so completely satisfied with the way that Elizabeth has nurtured Mallory’s voice in order to tell her story. Every second of this book screamed Mal. Her personality, excitement for life, and overall energy radiates from each and every page. Elizabeth couldn’t have captured Mal any ...more
Danielle from Short and Sassy
4.75 stars


I think Finding You was one of the best books I have read in a really long time. Now, I read the series out of order. I thought I was going to be lost, but I am being honest, I liked Finding You BETTER!!! I think it was because of Mallory! She is fantastic!


OK, so Finding You follows the story of Mallory. She is coming into her own. Finding out things she never knew and dealing with them on her own terms. Recently, she has come to find out the person she thought was her dad her whole li
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Amy
Dec 05, 2015 Amy rated it it was amazing
Oh my gosh, Elizabeth Lee has done it again! I loved everything about this book!

Finding You is Mallory and Boone's story. Mallory goes on a search to find her father. The last thing she expected to find was Boone. Boone has had a hard few years and is just trying to fade into the shadows, until he meets Mallory.

"She makes me want to come out of the shadows and get back on the course, because if you want something, you have to go after it."

Their relationship starts off as a means to an end. Two p
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Teri Beth
Oct 21, 2014 Teri Beth rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
ARC provided by author.

I met Mallory in Escaping Me and had been patiently waiting for her story ever since. And now that I’ve finally gotten it, I was not disappointed. Mallory heads out on her own to find her father, but she ends up finding so much more. Boone is a pro-golfer that has stepped away from the game due to a tragic event in his past. Initially, he wants nothing to do with his new neighbor, Mallory, but it isn't long before these two are drawn to one another. I love Mallory, she’s s
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Rebecca Arbaugh
Jun 09, 2016 Rebecca Arbaugh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely amazing read!!!

Three years Everett Boone has lived in the shadows. Once a PGA golf pro nothing seemed to matter after finding out his girlfriend killed herself because she was depressed and he nailed the coffin shut with his admissions about cheating on her.

Mallory had men who always left and it all started with her dad. It was just a list and she knew any man she met was bound and determined to leave sometime. So at the age of 20 she decides to set out and find her real dad so she c
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Wendi
Oct 27, 2014 Wendi rated it it was amazing
In this follow up to the book Escaping You we get to know more about Mallory, Whitney's crazy, fly-by-the-seat-of-her-pants sister. I loved her in the first book and I couldn't wait to see more of her story and if she could possibly be tamed!!

Mallory is dealing with some tough news about the man who she believed to be her dad for her entire life and news that he is not her dad. This is a beautiful NA story of self-discovery.

Since Whitney and Cole have both relocated to Savannah, she is able to t
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Although this journey began years ago, it recently took on a whole new life. After years of devo
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