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Lasting Summer (Loving Summer #5)

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Summer Jones thought she lost Nat Donovan, the boy she had always had a crush on since she could remember, when he went off on a mission to find his father, the founder and CEO of Donovan Dynamics, the billion dollar security and intelligence corporation who is now protecting her from the stalker who has attempted to kill her twice.

He had always been her rock, had always
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Published September 8th 2014 (first published October 1st 2013)
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Teresasloveosbooks
OK I was given the honor to be a Beta reader for Kailin Gow for this incredible book #LastingSummer I'm a huge fan of Kailin's writing I've read every book in this series.These books will suck you in and as soon as it's over you'll be wanting so much more.I loved this book, lot's of action - romance- Smoking hot brothers. I won't give away to much because I hate to spoil a Incredible story. But I will tell you Summer doesn't make her choice in this one.): Were going to have to wait for the next ...more
Alyssa
Sep 13, 2013 Alyssa rated it liked it
Why can't this series end already! I have to know how it ends but I really get mad reading this story. Summer is the example of a woman I can't stand. Don't bother with this series....you will wined up like me, wanting and ending to end my misery. Besides....one of the guys she loves is her cousin...gross! Finally she picks Drew to be with only for the story to be picked up in the next book 10 years later. Where Drew goes missing and Nat is by her side helping to get Drew back. One very weird lo ...more
Nancy The book junkie
Rating: 3.5/5

Review coming soon!
Victoria
Feb 18, 2015 Victoria rated it did not like it
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Melanie
Aug 12, 2013 Melanie rated it really liked it
I was given an ARC for my honest review. Thank you Kailin.

****4 How & Who Do I Chose Stars****

Book 5 did not disappoint me. The same loving, charismatic, fun, flirty and suspenseful characters are back.

Summer is struggling so much more in this book and at times I wanted to slap her for her indecisivness. She was more flip floppy in this book than the previous ones.

Holy shit has Drew grown up in the book. He is fan-fucking-tastic. Totally panty dropping worthy and he knows it & owns it.
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Dalene
Sep 11, 2013 Dalene rated it it was amazing
First off thank you Kailin Gow for sending me a review copy of Lasting Summer. I picked it up that day and read cover to cover. I love the Loving Summer series. I wish I could have a summer like theirs. Sorry about posting the review so late, life has been hectic lately.

Well back to the review of Lasting Summer. Summer is back again in this novel. Summer is not with Drew anymore and Nate is missing. The drama continues in this fast pace novel. Okay since I don't want to give anything away...Sum
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Tammy
Sep 06, 2014 Tammy rated it it was amazing
So excited to get a chance to read book 5 a little ahead. I had to go back and reread book 4 so I could get in my right mind when it comes to Summer, Nate and Drew and where the love triangle ended with Secrets of the Fall. Starting with Nate's letter to Summer letting her go is heartbreaking. Loved the turmoil building as Summer wants to see Nate and is upset with both him and Drew from keeping this huge secret. Great romance with some mystery I read the book straight thru. Holding my breath at ...more
Karen Fitzpatrick
Oct 02, 2013 Karen Fitzpatrick rated it liked it
I was blessed by Kailin to have received an ARC. Let's just say I have been tortured by the wait for this book. I, like Summer, am in love with Nat and Drew Donovan. How could anyone choose between the two?
I must admit, this book did seem to be slow motion. Lots of introspection...a bit too much. I wanted ACTION! I wanted sex. And Kalin's lack of editing has always driven me to distraction.
However, Summer choice was a wise one.
Another book in the series? If it were more like the first few, sure
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Sue
Sep 28, 2014 Sue rated it it was amazing
Another series that I keep coming back to waiting for the next book to come out. This was such an intense book to read. Not knowing what was going to happen and who was going to be heartbroken. I was shocked in the end for her decision. At first I thought it was one thing, then I was suprised...Wonder what is going to happen though in the final book..hopefully it comes out sooner than later!! Love both Nat and Drew! But love Drew a little bit more.
Lynn
Jul 11, 2016 Lynn rated it did not like it
I'm sorry, but by far the worst of the series!!! I am so tired of the back and forth with Drew and Nat and found that this book seemed very confusing and things did not seem to flow together at all. However, I still cannot tear myself away from the book either! Once I start a series I am with it until the end......I just wish the end was sooner rather than later!
Beth
Aug 17, 2014 Beth rated it it was amazing
I have loved this series from the beginning, I cannot wait to see what happens next. Although it didn't end as I expected I'm very excited to see where the next book will take Summer, Drew, Nat, Astor and Rachael. I definitely recommend the book and if you haven't read the previous books you won't be disappointed!
Rachel
Nov 22, 2013 Rachel rated it it was amazing
I was given an ARC for an honest review. I will Honestly say Holy Crap that was Great! I absolutely Love this series and the dynamics involved. I couldn't put the book down! It just draws you in and demands your full attention. Without using spoilers, I will say that it ended exactly how I had hoped it would. Releases September 8th, so snatch it up and be prepared for a book hangover!
Priscilla Garcia
Jul 07, 2014 Priscilla Garcia rated it liked it
I did love the first book,and I love the story right away..but after the second book her indecision is getting on my nervous. I don't know if I am going to read the next book. And trust me I love, love triangles but man this is just too much.
Araceli
Feb 11, 2014 Araceli rated it really liked it
Liked it! :)
Courtney
Sep 26, 2013 Courtney rated it really liked it
Review to come
Secretly Adorkable Readers
Aug 29, 2013 Secretly Adorkable Readers rated it really liked it
this series is taking a turn of the unexpected. started out as YA, to NA to full out erotic. lots of suspense, dark scenes
Caitlin Apostol
Jan 01, 2014 Caitlin Apostol rated it it was amazing
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Having sold over 5 million books, produced and hosted 4 television shows now playing or soon to be playing on Amazon Prime TV and other channels; ALA YALSA Award-winning international bestselling author Kailin Gow is one of the most prolific content creators in American and was called an "innovating author" and an "Author as Influencer" by Goodreads executives at Book Expo America 2014 in their sp ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Loving Summer (9 books)
  • Loving Summer (Loving Summer, #1)
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  • Perfect Summer (Loving Summer, #3)
  • Secrets of the Fall (Donovan brothers, #2) (Loving Summer, #4)
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