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Always on My Mind

(The Sullivans #8)

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4.28  ·  Rating details ·  10,164 ratings  ·  525 reviews
Lori “Naughty” Sullivan finally falls in love in ALWAYS ON MY MIND, the new book in Bella Andre’s New York Times and USA Today bestselling series about the Sullivan family.

After a tragic loss three years ago, Grayson Tyler left his life in New York City behind and started over in the rolling hills of the California coast. He's convinced himself that all he'll ever need
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Kindle Edition, 214 pages
Published March 5th 2013 by Amazon Digital Services, Inc. (first published March 4th 2013)
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Jen
Sweet and Sexy read, and I have always had a soft spot for the books that take place out in the country! It was highly amusing to see a city girl try her hand at becoming a rancher's helper. Lori gave it her all, and while she did that she fell in love with the grumpy Greyson! I loved this couple together, and I have to say that this book was hands down my favorite of the series so far.
Lori is the last of her eight siblings to fall in love, and now the series is going to start focusing on the
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Debbie
Review originally posted on TALK SUPE

If you have not read this series, you must add it to your TBR now. You seriously cannot go wrong with Bella Andre's Sullivans series. Each and every single one of these books are absolutely wonderful. Bella Andre never disappoints and she will have you completely gushing over this family and fantastic group of siblings. I've said it before and I will say it again….this series is gooood. After reading book one you'll end up wishing you were part of this
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Mary - Buried Under Romance
Mar 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
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The long-awaited story of Lori Sullivan, talented dancer of the Sullivans, is here! This marks the last of this branch of the Sullivans and tells a tale of forgiveness and learning again to trust in love.

Lori Sullivan, nicknamed "Naughty," is actually not all that naughty. She's easy to trust and easy to give out love, which gives this tender-hearted beauty such an innocent, endearing nature underneath the tough act she puts up. After a devastating emotional
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Bella Andre
Feb 06, 2013 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)
I'm so thrilled to let everyone know that ALWAYS ON MY MIND (Lori "Naughty" Sullivan's story) is finally out in paperback today at fine bookstores everywhere including Barnes & Noble, Target, WalMart, BooksAMillion, most grocery stores, pharmacies & airports. Pretty much everywhere! You can also have the paperback shipped directly to you from Amazon (http://amzn.to/1jZuuMs) and Barnes & Noble (http://bit.ly/1gx0veZ).

While I'm terrible at picking favorites, the truth is that ALWAYS
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Srividya
I read a LOT of romances. I love reading romances and people love to tease me that it is the only thing I read. Well..they are not far from wrong as it is one of my favourite genres and I do read a lot of it and enjoy doing it.

The beauty of romances is that you are assured, almost always, of a happy ever after ending. And be it movies or books, I just love myself a HEA, which brings a smile to my lips, a gleam in my eyes that is often combined with a certain softening and a feeling of
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Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)


Bella Andre presents readers with one of the most anticipated books in the Sullivans series. Lori Sullivan aka Naughty has always been the firecracker of the family. She has been the rock, the troublemaker and most lovable of the bunch. But when her heart is broken, who will be there to comfort her?

Lori takes a complete break from her dance career and goes on an impulsive trip that takes her to a farm far away from anything that can hurt her again. She applies for a job as a farmhand and
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Anne OK
Dec 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2013-reads
A little bit naughty and a whole lotta nice! Lori Sullivan’s long awaited book hit the fantastic button with me. Of all the Sullivan books, Bella Andre’s latest is my very favorite.

“Always on My Mind” was a minefield full of emotions just waiting to erupt. Expect the unexpected and that’s just what you get as Lori’s story unfolds. Every foregone conclusion I had concerning Lori and what her future might bring came to a grinding halt. No way would I ever have imagined that glamorous and talented
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Natasha is a Book Junkie
Jan 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
“Oh, Grayson… Don’t they know better than to wait for an invitation when the only thing that works with you is just showing up and refusing to leave?”

It’s with bittersweet anticipation that we awaited the last book in The Sullivans series and personally, this was the story that I wanted to read the most. One by one, the Sullivan siblings met the loves of their lives, and one by one, they found their happily-ever-afters. We watched Lori “Naughty” Sullivan witness it all, rejoice in her
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April
Jan 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: e-books
loved this so much. it was perfect. <3 review coming soon. <3
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Oh my gosh, so I fell in love with the Sullivan’s this year. I figured when I started this series I would like them, but I had no idea how invested in their lives I would become. I still have a few of them I have to review, but since Always on My Mind just released last week, I decided to go out of order.


The main Sullivan in Always on My
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Jennifer Gallagher
Jan 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I have been a big fan of Bella Andre's from first chapter in the very first book..but Lori's story certainly lived up to all I had expected..and who doesn't love a sexy cowboy like Grayson??I was again hooked the minute I opened the book and began to read.. So much heart ache for both of them.. their pain and suffering..Truly I wondered every time how Bella is going to top the last book.. but each time she does it with authority and from her heart. And who I am glad to know that there is another ...more
Christina Lyn
Mar 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I thoroughly enjoyed Lori and Grayson story. Wow I loved it so much that at the end it make me cry. Lori has a strong personality all thru the series. Grayson and Lori are perfectly match together. I so loved the ending. I mean words are deeply not enough to describe how happy I am that I get a fat chance to read all this. Well still have 1 more book to go. Book 1 I know I'm reading it backwards. Nevertheless I know it will rock my day as the other series did.

Thanks Bella! Can't wait to read the
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Nika
Jan 25, 2015 rated it did not like it
Shelves: just-no
reading should not feel like a chore which this book and it's appalling writing turned it into. so many unnecessary sentences, too many. also again with love declarations after 2 weeks! it's not that I mind insta love so much usually but the way this author does it is just off-putting with it's unrealness.
Carly Ellen Kramer
Apr 06, 2015 rated it liked it
While I would have liked to see a bit more conflict with Grayson's character as the book progressed, Lori's character made me laugh - a lot! Dancer turned farmhand... how can that not be entertaining? :)
Tere  M.
Dec 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I can't wait!!!! Loved all the 7 books before and I can't wait to dind out who Lori's mystery guy is!! :)
Morgan
Jan 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars, 3-stars
CLICK HERE TO READ MY FULL REVIEW AT READING, EATING AND DREAMING I WAS BLAIR WALDORF

THE FAMILY:
I am in love with the Sullivans. The Sullivans are a large, one-of-a-kind family that’s made up of 8 magnificent and unique siblings.

Chase – Photographer (The Look of Love)
Marcus – Winery (From This Moment On)
Gabe – Firefighter (Can’t Help Falling in Love)
Sophie (Nice) – Librarian (I Only Have Eyes For You)
Zach – Auto Shop Chain (If You Were Mine)
Ryan – Professional Baseball Player (Let Me Be The One)
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Bells
Jan 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
While I enjoyed this last Sullivan sibling book, I had a slight problem with how the main characters met. It just didn't work for me, but I was happy with how everything worked out for them. I don't want to give anything away so I'm not including any details about that. *winks* I was anxious to finally read who Lori aka Naughty would end up with. Because she's such a strong, driven female character, I knew the man who would be with her would have to be really to handle her. He was, oh yes he ...more
Sharon Mariampillai
December 2016 Review:

This was an incredible read. I love the Sullivans series. The writing and the characters are so amazing and I just love reading this series every year. I loved Lori and Grayson's story. This is a typical love story. A cowboy meets city girl, they are antagonistic towards each other then fall in love with each other.

Lori is a member of the San Francisco Sullivans who is a dancer and choreographer. Grayson is a Farmer who operates a CSA (he offers the community fruits and
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Sassafrass
LOVED, LOVED, LOVED!!!! This was the one that I was most worried about. I really didn't good feelings about this one because I really didn't get a good sense of who Lori was in the previous books. We know her as "naughty", but she's so much more. And I LOVED the way that the author highlighted this.

I loved the interplay between Lori and Grayson. And I LOVED the way that she just blew into his life. LOL, I chuckle even now as I'm thinking about it. It was just so perfect. I'm so glad that I gave
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Jess
Mar 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Didn't really care much for Grayson in the first half of the book, but he comes around in the end. Love Lori throughout, she's the life of the story! Wish there had been a few more scenes with all the siblings though, I'm sad to see this part of the Sullivan's end. But ready for Rafe!
Marran
Mar 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Even though I really love the sullivan series I do have one objection and that is that everything happens so fast.. a week, two at the most and wham bam (thank you mam)[and]I luuuuuve you...I would have liked a bigger time-span in all the books a few weeks at least...
Anna-marie Buchner
Jun 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was not familiar with Bella Andre or her work but for some reason almost a year back a few of her books caught my eye. They happened to be the first 3 in “The Sullivan’s” series. I put them in my wish list for later review. Every time I was in the wish list I saw them and said maybe next time. Well finally I went to her webpage and saw there was an entire series (8 books) so I was in between series or waiting for new releases to my existing series when I said what the heck I’ll give it a shot. ...more
Val
4.5

Update: March 31st, 2019

I just finished rereading the Mass Market Paperback of this book and OMG! IT DOESN'T HAVE THE EPILOGUE THE KINDLE VERSION INCLUDES! I've already contacted Amazon, I don't know if my book is the only one without it? LOL, but I do hope they can solve the problem if other books have the same issue. If you're a new reader thinking about checking out this story, PLEASE READ THE KINDLE VERSION! THAT format has THE COMPLETE STORY.


Review originally posted on first reading:
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☕️Kimberly
am back to share the eighth book in the Sullivans series by Bella Andre. Always on My Mind features Lori Sullivan the ballerina whom her siblings nicknamed, Naughty. Mini review: Heated, romantic, hilarious, and gave me the “feels”.

Grayson Tyler, coastal farm, and heated kisses during a thunderstorm…
Read it. That. Is. All.

Grayson, Always on My Mind

What? Do you want more details? A sexy, brooding cowboy isn’t enough?

Grayson suffered a tragedy three years ago that had him leaving his former life
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Esraa Bassiouny
Dec 26, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: erotic, adult, arc
I received an ARC copy in an exchange for an honest review.

I read this book before the ones before it because I loved Sophie’s book so much (I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU), more than the boys’ books and Icouldn'twait to read the other girl’s in the family book.

I honestlycouldn'twait to read Lori’s book from the start. I wanted to know; what is her deal with that doucheof a boyfriend that all of her siblings wanted her to leave him. I loved that at the beginning of the story she was leaving him
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Autumn Review
Mar 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: review, arc, favorites
Once again, Bella Andre delivers a hit. I could not wait to get my hands on Lori's book. I had theories and hopes about who she would end up with and never in my wildest dreams would I have picked Grayson for her. However, I was SO SO happy with her match and was thrilled to see Lori get her HEA.

I have to say that Sophie's story is still probably my favorite, but I loved getting Lori's story. They are such different characters, yet both consuming. Lori Sullivan is the feisty twin. Her nick name
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Melissa
Sep 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
I am starting to write this review before I even start the book. Why you ask???
Because Grayson is a super hot name. So I immediately decided off of his name alone that I am going to enjoy this book. Not to mention Bella is one if my FAVORITE authors. Still I have been looking forward to Lori's book and when I read her POI was named Grayson I was sold. Just saying!

Ok so I am a need to know person. So I immediately was annoyed because I wanted to know what happened with Lori before she "got on her
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Lauren at Live Read and Breathe Reviews
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I don't know what it is about Lori and Sophie but out of the eight so far those two are my favorite. You fall for Lori throughout the first 7 books so, you're excited when she finds her match and oh! what a match he is. Oh Grayson! He just breaks my heart with his cemented heart but Lori finds a sledge hammer and breaks her way in there.



Once his walls are down Grayson is something special. His love for Lori had me on a
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Michelle
Mar 06, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: nook-book, 2013-books, 3


I was eagerly awaiting Lori's story. I always liked the little glimpses we got of her in the previous 7 books. I have to say I was a little underwhelmed. Don't get me wrong, as a stand alone, it was a really good book. If I had never read any other book in this series, and knew nothing of Lori, I would have rated this close to five stars. But after getting those glimpses of her, and reading the other stories, this one didnt thrill me.

In the previous books, we see Lori as a force of nature,
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Athena
Feb 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love The Sullivan family so much that I want them to adopt me

Lori's story is the final installment to the The Sullivan family 8, and now I hear that Bella Andre is going to continue this series with the The Sullivan's cousins :D If their story is as good as these last 8 have been, then I will be reading those as well :D

What I love about this series is how close this family is and this book continues to show the love that they have for each other. Lori and Grayson's story is equally romantic
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Blender
Jan 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love all the Sullivan's but admit this one was the most anticipated story, Naughty has been so hungry for love that she made some bad choices and sacrificed herself somewhere along the way. Grayson is such a loving person who struggles with his own self worth after failing to detect his wife's alcoholism and therefore he couldn't prevent her death. Both characters had to learn to forgive themselves before they could open up to a love that is true and would last forever. So gratifying to see ...more
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The Sullivans (1 - 10 of 20 books)
  • The Look of Love (San Francisco Sullivans, #1; The Sullivans, #1)
  • From This Moment On (San Francisco Sullivans, #2; The Sullivans, #2)
  • Can't Help Falling in Love (San Francisco Sullivans, #3; The Sullivans, #3)
  • I Only Have Eyes for You (San Francisco Sullivans, #4; The Sullivans, #4)
  • If You Were Mine (San Francisco Sullivans, #5; The Sullivans, #5)
  • Let Me Be the One (San Francisco Sullivans, #6; The Sullivans, #6)
  • Come A Little Bit Closer (San Francisco Sullivans, #7; The Sullivans, #7)
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“I wanted to be able to tell you the exact moment I fell in love with you. But I can't do that."
"You can't?" A pin could have dropped in the grass and it would have been heard in that moment as everyone grew perfectly silent to listen for his reply.
"No, I can't. Because every single moment I've spent with you is that moment, Lori.”
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“Because if he wasn’t really, really careful, Lori Sullivan was just going to keep stealing his heart
one sentence, one meal, one smile at time”
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