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Fly Away (Firefly Lane #2)

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Once, a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, all alone, on the worst night of my life, and I found a kindred spirit. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago. TullyandKate. You and me against the world. Best friends forever. But stories end, don't they? You lose the people you love and you have to find a way to go on. . . .

Paperback, 432 pages
Published March 25th 2014 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published April 13th 2013)
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Madison Gentry You MUST read the first book! It is truly so much better than this book, and I still loved this book! You will understand TullyAndKate so much better,…moreYou MUST read the first book! It is truly so much better than this book, and I still loved this book! You will understand TullyAndKate so much better, and you will actually know Kate. You know the ending is coming awhile before the book ends, so honestly it is so worth the read, even knowing some spoilers.(less)
Nancy Brady Taylor, in my opinion only. Don't pay attention to others' opinions on ANY book. There are some books I love, and no one else does. In the reverse,…moreTaylor, in my opinion only. Don't pay attention to others' opinions on ANY book. There are some books I love, and no one else does. In the reverse, there are some books everyone raves about that leave me cold. Ultimately, it is personal preference. I generally don't look at reviews until I have already formed my opinion or have some questions about the book that don't add up. That's generally when I look at reviews. As a coincidence, I noticed that all the books I am currently reading rank in the 3+ category including The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which is often considered one of the great American novels. What that says to me is that even great literature has those people who don't like a particular book very much.

So, if you want to read a book, read it. (in this case, Fly Away).

By the way, I haven't finished Fly Away yet, but am enjoying it...for what it is worth.(less)
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 Gigi Ann
I don't know where to began...Kristen Hannah is one of my favorite authors, and I've read many of her books (Firefly Lane included) being one of them and I liked most of her books I've read over the years. I read so many 5 star reviews of people who loved this book "Fly Away" that I couldn't wait to read it.

After I started reading this book I had to make myself continue to read it. It just didn't draw me into the story. I realized if I didn't keep reading I would never pick it up again and fini
Mar 13, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Pure emotional torture !!! That about sums it up.. Firefly Lane is one of my favorite books and I couldn't wait to get my hands on Fly Away, I mean to hear from Tully and Mara and Cloud again. Amazing right? No!! The first quarter of the book describes and stretches every agonizing detail the moments after Kate's death. It revisits, and revisits, and revisits, the first book exhaustingly. I understand, this was maybe made to be a stand alone book. But give me a break. What about the rest of us f
Mar 31, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Jenna Cantino
Jan 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First I want to thank Goodreads for selecting me as a winner of an advance reader's copy of Fly Away. Winning and getting to read a Kristin Hannah book before it has been released really made my year!

With that said.... it wasn't my favorite. I hate to even say that because I love Kristin Hannah's books so much, especially Firefly Lane. Firefly Lane was the very first book I read by her. To be honest, I only picked up because I really liked the cover. Who knew that I would fall in love with her s
Nov 08, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fire Fly Lane is one of my favorite books. Kate and Tully had an epic friendship between two completely different young women that lasted a lifetime. After the first book I had so many questions about Tully and her Mother Cloud. There were several places in the first book that eluded to a story line to explain how Cloud could leave her own daughter. I was so pleased with the detail and depth that Kristin Hannah used in this book to reveal the True Cloud...a.k.a. Dorothy. I wondered how Kate's fa ...more
Dee Handley
I generally like Kristin Hannah's books... Fly Away annoyed me & took me forever to read! I felt like I was reading the same paragraphs over & over. This book is a sequel to Firefly Lane. I think Kristin Hannah was wrote this book backwards making sure the readers that didn't read the first book knew everything. It picked up in the last few chapters.
*sigh* Ohhh...the disappointment. I'm well aware my opinion is going to be an unpopular and rare one. But, oh, this was so not what I was expecting or wanting out of this book. My least favorite part of any sequel is the the recap. Yes, I understand the need for the recap, but that doesn't mean I have to like it. And the way this book was written was just one recap after another. I feel like so much time was wasted rereading each scene from a different perspective. That there could have been so ...more
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I purchased an ARC copy of this book on eBay.
If I could give this book 6 out of 5 stars, I would.
This sequel to FIREFLY LANE exceeds the original story of TullyandKate. I read the book in one sitting, accidentally. I wanted to stretch my reading time out for days, but couldn't do it.

I encourage readers to peruse FIREFLY LANE before beginning this book, although FLY AWAY is also a stand alone novel.
The story begins four years after Kate's death from breast cancer. Told primarily from Tully's PO
May 08, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fly Away takes us back to Firefly Lane, a book that I found relatable, but not as profound as many others. Best friends, TullyandKate, meet on a dark night and quickly become closer than sisters, until Kate gets cancer and leaves her best friend, Tully to take care of her family.

Fly Away picks up after Kate has passed on, and it seems that everyone has taken a turn for the worse. Kate has left behind a grieving husband, Johnny, and 3 children, sully Marah and twin boys Will and Lucas. Tully can'
Nov 13, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Well, I have been so excited to read this book. I just re-read Firefly Lane to refresh my memory and I cried my eyes out all over again even though I knew the ending. I bought Fly Away on Friday and kept looking at it thinking I wanted to read it, but wanted to wait to b/c then it would be over. My excitement got the best of me, so I started it Saturday night and finished it at 1 Am this morning. I just could not put it down. I have never felt so connected to characters, as I do with Kate, Tully ...more
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Kristin Hannah is the award-winning and bestselling author of more than 20 novels including the international blockbuster, The Nightingale, which was named Goodreads Best Historical fiction novel for 2015 and won the coveted People's Choice award for best fiction in the same year. Additionally, it was named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon, iTunes, Buzzfeed, the Wall Street Journal, Paste, and Th ...more
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