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Walk the Edge

(Thunder Road #2)

4.24  ·  Rating details ·  8,780 ratings  ·  1,128 reviews
One moment of recklessness will change their worlds.

Smart. Responsible. That's seventeen-year-old Breanna's role in her large family, and heaven forbid she put a toe out of line. Until one night of shockingly un-Breanna-like behavior puts her into a vicious cyber-bully's line of fire—and brings fellow senior Thomas "Razor" Turner into her life.

Razor lives for the Reign of
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Published March 29th 2016 by Harlequin TEEN
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Eva's Book Loft I read Book 2 first, and then read Book 1 immediately afterwards (reading both in less than a week), and it didn't spoil much of anything for me. Mayb…moreI read Book 2 first, and then read Book 1 immediately afterwards (reading both in less than a week), and it didn't spoil much of anything for me. Maybe it's just me, but the elements from Book 1 that are touched on in Book 2 are vague enough that I didn't instantly remember the details when reading Book 1. I was definitely still surprised by much of the plot reveals in Book 1. And honestly, I was more impressed by the romance in Book 2 than in Book 1 - it felt more unusual and more compelling - so there's the chance I wouldn't have continued with the series if I had read them in order. The main loss in reading Book 1 second was that I didn't have as full a picture on a few of the secondary characters, particularly Olivia and Eli.(less)
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Jennifer Kyle
Mar 30, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 - 3.75 Firefly STARS


Katie McGarry delivers a solid read with this second book in the series that gifts all the butterflies of first love as these two high school seniors one a member of the Reign of Terror Motorcycle Club and the other the middle child of nine and a genius fall in love.

Breanna and Razor’s story was well done, though a bit too much on the young side. The plot centers around the exchange of her help with a code surrounding his mother’s death and his help with her being blackm
Tamara Obradović
Feb 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
I think I expected too much but ayyy it was cute af! And where the fuck is my precious baby Isaiah??
A few more glances and a clearing of her throat. She’s waiting for me to leave. Her life sucks because I’m not going anywhere. “I’m Razor”


4.5 stars

I liked, but didn't love the first book in this series, but because it's Katie, I knew I would continue reading.

I loved Breanna and Razor right from the beginning. They're so different, yet so alike, and I loved seeing Breanna grow stronger and Razor soften up a bit. Not to mention some very sweet and deliciously swoony parts. Oh, and Breanna's entire family deserves a junk punch. Seriously. They're all hateful people.

The motorcycle club aspect was definitely a part of the story, but it
Feb 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016-releases
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Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry
Book Two of the Thunder Road series
Publisher: Harlequin TEEN
Publication Date: March 29, 2016
Rating: 4 stars
Source: eARC from NetGalley

Summary (from Goodreads):

One moment of recklessness will change their worlds

Smart. Responsible. That's seventeen-year-old Breanna's role in her large family, and heaven forbid she put a toe out of line. Until one night of shockingly un-Breanna-like behavior puts her into a vicious cyber-
Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
4.5 Stars

Is there truly anything that McGarry can't write? Each new book, each new story just seems to get better and better. And not only better but so much more memorable and she just knows how to hit you right in the feels and let me tell you, this book is all about the feels!

I liked Razor from book one but I wasn't quite sure if he would be able to win my heart over, but oh boy did Katie have me changing my mind about him and his gruff exterior. He truly was a surprise and such a wonderful c
“Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.”

----Theodore Roosevelt

Katie McGarry, an American author, pens her second novel, Walk the Edge from her series, Thunder Road. This book traces the journey of two teenagers when both of them is caught in the fire of cyber-bullying, thereupon bringing them closer but their way to salvation is not an easy one, it has challenges and emotional difficulties, which they need to overcome. Once again Katie has presented a story of you
May 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
Yayyy I got an arc <33 now I can finally read the first book :)))

*An advance reading copy was generously provided to me via the publisher Harlequin (UK) in exchange for an honest review.*

Lori Foster
Jan 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Last night I finished WALK THE EDGE by the amazing Katie McGarry.
I was extremely fortunate to get an advance copy since her editor is my editor...and I always beg for the books. :-)
This one was SO good that now I feel bereft. I already miss Razor & Bre - I need to know more! Every one of Katie's characters is unique, tortured but strong, still young but so mature. And they have good hearts. I love how she shows that.
This is a wonderful world she's created with the Thunder Road series.
I'm now ve
May 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

“The boy everyone sees but nobody knows ... the girl who everybody knows but nobody sees.

Katie McGarry is my go-to author for YA drama/romance. She writes highly emotional but beautiful stories with fantastic insight into the dramas of mature teenagers, with none of the stupid behaviour that you so often see with younger characters. She never lets me down, and she’s given us another wonderfully romantic and intense story with this one.

This is the second book in the Thunder Road series
nick (the infinite limits of love)

Nowhere But Here was one of my favorite books last year and having enjoyed most of Katie McGarry's books, I was eager to read Walk the Edge. While the romance in this book was the highlight for me, I experienced some frustrations due to some side characters.

First off, what I loved about Walk the Edge - the characters! Both Razor and Breanna were fantastic characters that I was easily able to root for. My favorite undoubtedly was Breanna, who was a sweetheart. As a middle child in a family of 9 k
Mary Books and Cookies
Sep 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book completely sweeped me off my feet. I can't even. Razooooooor <33333333 ...more

RATING: 4 "Firefly" Hearts!! :)

“The boy everyone sees but nobody knows is with the girl who everybody knows but nobody sees.”

“This is heartbreaking and consuming and addictive. It’s terrifying and peaceful, crazy and serene. It’s a million things in one brief moment and it’s something I don’t understand and never want to live without.”

“If you want out of the box you hide in, then you need to crack open the flaps and bask in some sunlight.”

Terrified I’ll break her, I weave my arms
Jan 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
I don't know what it is about this series, but I eat this shit up. Is it perfect? No. But I am entertained and the way McGarry incorporates the motorcycle club is exciting.

I can't wait for the next book in the series because it features the couple I've been most interested in. Their history spans pre book 1 and their tension has been building for two books now. Bring. It.
Sep 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Katie McGarry wants all my money.
She's going to get it.

In Walk the Edge, we get more of Thomas Turner a.k.a Razor. This book is all about Razor dealing with the demons that haunt him and have him constantly on edge. We also get to meet Breanna who is going through her own crisis. These two come together unexpectedly. Something seems to click from their first meeting. Unfortunately, a bully takes advantage of that connection for his own selfish reasons and that's when things get really intense.
Linda Kage
So good!! I loved the relationship between these two. They just got each other when it felt like no one else did. I liked their chemistry, the way they worked together, how they were always honest and straight with each other. My heart ached for the hopelessness of their situation and I worried how they would ever make it, so I'm extra happy I got my happily ever after. This is the only motorcycle club book I've ever read, but that part didn't feel too extreme--like women weren't treated like ob ...more
Anatea Oroz
May 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this book!!

Both Razor and Breanna are such a great characters and I loved seeing how they grew through the book. I have just been reading the whole time and couldn't stop. This just proves why Katie is one of my favorite contemporary writers.

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I received an Advance Reader Copy from the publisher via NetGalley. This in no way impacted on my view.

Nowhere But Here was the first book of McGarry's that I read, but I knew I was hooked. When book 2 came up on NetGalley to request, I jumped at the chance to read it.

In Walk the Edge, the main characters are Razor and Breanna, who are so unlike each other, it's unreal. Breanna is counting down the minutes until she can leave town, and is hoping her parents will let her take an academic scholars
Danielle (Love at First Page)

I think maybe I'm adjusting to the whole motorcycle club setting -- I have a soft spot for some of the older club members now - buuuuut it still weirds me out to a degree. I don't like to think about what goes on during those raging parties of theirs, and I don't always agree with their lifestyle, but at least it's growing on me. Razor is the best part of the book. I loved his redemptive journey and the way he constantly protected Breanne without suffocating her. I also liked that the romance wa
Before seeing the sneak peak at the end of Nowhere But Here, I had automatically assumed the next book would be about Chevy or Violet or Chevy AND Violet, but after I found out it was RAZOR?! I am super excited! I have a feeling that he's going to be my favorite!


Stacie (Shy Book Nerd)
Actual rating: 4.5
It was just as entertaining and fun as the first book in the series. I loved Bre and Razor together. They just connected in their own unique way. I wouldn’t expect them to be together but they just clicked so well together. My only gripe with this book was that I wished Bre had a little more confidence in herself to stand up to certain people. On to the next in the series! It’s my addiction.
Walk the Edge is the second book in the Thunder Road series. I'm also having a hard time trying to rate and write this review. I can't decided if I like it or I didn't like that much. I just feel like these characters were so frustrating to read. Maybe it's just me - I have no idea.

Razor and Breanna were likable characters and a pretty easy couple to root for. Breanna is a sweetheart and a middle child of a huge family. She was definitely juggling things in her life at home that normal teenagers
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I'm very excited about this one!
Razor was one of the most interesting characters in Nowhere But Here, maybe even my favourite? Which it really saying something because he hardly appears at all.

Here is my favourite scene with Razor thus far:

Lars plants a large wet kiss on Razor and instead of pushing him away like I expect the big bad biker to do, Razor only plants a kiss back on the dog’s head.

*Heart melts*

This may not seem like a big deal, but this is t
prag ♻
Nov 06, 2016 rated it did not like it
Somebody, please, take a gun and shoot me through my skull.

This book deserves its own awards. I have no idea how or why it's a GR choice award nominee. I really don't get it.

1. Most cliched, stereotypical character of 2016: Breanna Miller. [She's smart, so obviously, she's unpopular and scared and way out of a bad boy's league]

2. Biggest hormone-driven, sexist, ripped asshole of 2016: Thomas 'Razor' Turner, of course. [He refers to Bre as 'my girl', is extremely possessive of her, hasn't had
Jun 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing

I really really really loved this book! From the first page up until the last. Razor and Breanna were such interesting characters. Breanna comes from a big family but feels like she doesn't belong, and Razor has a lot of questions regarding his mother's death that nobody in his club, Reign of Terror is willing to answer. Their paths cross because of a photo of them together that was mysteriously taken, and now Breanna is being blackmail with it. Razor finds out and he
Jan 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Review can also be found at My Midnight Musing

Walk the Edge was undoubtedly one of my most anticipated contemporary reads of the year. I loved the first book in the Thunder Road series and when I found out that this book would focus on Razor my excitement levels tripled. In Nowhere but Here, Razor has a quiet but intimidating presence and in this book we see his softer side come out and get some insights into the demons that haunt him. Plagued by the mystery surrounding his mother’s death, Raz
Kim at Divergent Gryffindor
When I first read Pushing the Limits, I fell in love with Katie McGarry's words. Then I read Dare You To, and I decided, no matter what book Katie McGarry publishes, I would read without even reading the description. True enough, to this day, I have read all her books save one (which I should remedy soon!), and yet she still manages to catch me by surprise with how amazing her books are. Even with my already high expectations because Dare You To is one of my favorite books of all time, Walk the ...more

In book two of the Thunder Road series by Katie McGarry, seventeen year old Breanna and Reign of Terror MC member, Razor get their happily ever after. Although marketed as a Young Adult novel, I feel like McGarry borrows some themes from the Contemporary Romance genre and utilizes it here. It gives the book a more mature feel to it that I can appreciate.

Breanna is smart and responsible, someone who you don’t really think will be involved with a boy in a motorcycle club. Although I didn’t ha
Christy LoveOfBooks

I've been burned out on the YA genre for about a year now, so I’ve read it in very minimal doses. Because of this, I was super reluctant to read Walk the Edge despite loving all of McGarry’s previous books. I just wasn’t feeling it. That is, until I forced myself to actually start reading. I immediately got sucked in and was reminded that McGarry is damn good at what she does.

The whole motorcycle club aspect isn’t my favorite for personal reasons, but I try not to let that influence my enjoyment
May 31, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2016-publication
I enjoy this series mainly because it centers around a motorcycle gang and it is in YA genre. Not a lot of YA contemporaries involve motorcycle gangs, which makes this series really stand out.

However, I will say I did not enjoy this book as much I enjoyed the first book in the series, Nowhere But Here. I'm trying to figure out why this is and I think it has to do with the overall plot. I just found it way more cheesy and unrealistic than the first book. I also felt major plot points were added i
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KATIE MCGARRY is an award winning and critically acclaimed novelist of the Witches of the Island series (A Wicked and Beautiful Garden), the Pushing the Limits, Thunder Road, and Only a Breath Apart series and the standalone novel, Say You’ll Remember Me. Katie is a lover of music, happy endings, reality television, and is currently living out her own love story with her husband, three children, h ...more

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