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The Moment of Letting Go

3.80  ·  Rating details ·  2,724 ratings  ·  345 reviews
You can follow the rules or you can follow your heart…


Sienna Murphy never does anything without a plan. And so far her plans have been working. Right after college, she got a prestigious job and gained the stability she’d always craved—until work takes her to the sun-drenched shores of Oahu and places her in the path of sexy surfer Luke Everett. For
ebook, 400 pages
Published August 11th 2015 by Grand Central Publishing
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Aj the Ravenous Reader
Aug 10, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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3.5 stars

I liked this, I really did. I think I should make that clear because a little later, you will read of several negative things and might mistake this for a negative one but really, this is not. In fact, let me present the things I really liked about this story-number one Hawaii being the setting . I love that. I haven’t read any NA novel set in Hawaii and I think this is really a smart choice by the author. She made me want to read the story if only for the setting alone. I also like ve
Amy | Foxy Blogs
The Moment of Letting Go is a beachy type read. The story takes place on the Hawaiian shores. While reading this one I could totally envision myself on the beach with this book in hand.

”Then miss your plane.”
Sienna landed a well paying job right out of college where she travels and coordinates weddings. Her current assignment has her in Hawaii for a wedding. While on the beach she meets a cute surfer instructor named Luke. Luke challenges her to take a risk and miss her plane so she can stay
Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
4.5 stars!!


There is so much about this book that I loved; from the simplicity of the story to the genuine, relatable characters The Moment of Letting Go is NA romance at its finest. There’s really no drama, huge conflict, or even any major angst, but the story hit me with feels to the gut like no other, and part of the reason why was that I could identify with these characters so strongly – it’s like I was reading a story about myself. It made me realize just how fantastic a writer J.A. Redmersk
Jun 21, 2014 rated it really liked it

Title: The Moment of Letting Go
Series: Standalone
Author: J.A. Redmerski
Release date: 11th August, 2015
Cliffhanger: No
HEA: (view spoiler)

J.A. Redmerski is an author who, in my eyes can do no wrong. She introduced me to Romantic Suspense with the In the Company of Killers series and The Edge of Never has a place among my favourite Contemporary Romance reads. The option to read another novel from her was more of a forgone conclusion then ever a consideration and I'm so glad
4 STARS! ★★★★

"Have you ever had that feeling...when you know deep down that you should do something? Like if you don’t do it, you’ll regret it for the rest of your life?”

It's no secret that J.A. Redmerski is one of my favorite authors after putting out books like her Killers series and The Edge of Never. This time around she brings her readers on yet another journey of self-discovery and a story that wants to make you put your life into perspective.

Sienna Murphy, a 22-year old who's an event
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤

I was so excited to read this book because I love this author!It's true that so far I haven't read a book of her that I didn't like!She is a talented author that every time I read a book of her, it makes me want to read more!This story is sweet,emotional and funny.This book made me wonder about the things I should let go off, about my choices and my actions...If you read it you will wonder the same..And this is what I loved most in this book!


Sienna is from San Diego but she is in Hawaii
Vrsha (PeekAtMyBookReview)
May 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Rating : 4 ‘PROMISE’ Stars


My Views : J.A.Redmerski is one of the few authors whom I know will never disappoint me and this book just reinforced this belief. description I loved the simplicity and the message that this one sent to the readers. For some this may be a winner and for some not but one thing that you should keep in mind is that this one is meant to be enjoyed at its own pace. T
Aug 05, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Moment of Letting Go is more than a love story, it’s a story about finding peace and letting go. I know that sounds cliché due to the title, but it also accurately describes this story.

Sienna is in Hawaii for work, she is an event planner. She is only supposed to stay for a few days when she meets Luke. They have this immediate connection and he evokes a change in her. She decides to take a two week vacation and stay in Hawaii. At first their connection is flirtatious, but he is also showing
Pearl Angeli
4 Stars!

As a fan of J.A. Redmerski, this book for sure was another win for me!

The Moment of Letting Go is a typical summer romance book that started off when Sienna Murphy went to Hawaii for a job-related visit and met the sexy surfer Luke Everett. The two of them weren't exactly alike when it comes to their lifestyle and their approach towards life. Luke is one carefree man who isn't afraid of living life to the fullest while Sienna is someone who lives in certain fears despite her independence
Jacqueline's Reads
Sep 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, 4-star-books

4 Living your Life Stars

I’m a mega J.A. Redmerski fan. You can even call me obsessed. I’ll be honest and say I like her darker, In The Company of Killer series more, but she does have a flare in writing for the dramatic pieces. The ones that will grip you and make you question everything.

Sienna is an events coordinator. Her job is to manage a wedding in Hawaii. During her trip she runs into Luke. Luke is a free spirited surfer. Luke isn’t your typical laid-back hero. He doesn’t care about money
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 - 4.5 ★'s

The Moment of Letting Go is a story about finding your true self and what makes you happy and letting all the bullsh*t go. A little cliché but nonetheless true.

And Sienna has definitely been caught up in that rat race. She grew up without much money, her parents working constantly to make sure she had all the basics but she wants more out of life than just that. She just has to make the money first.

That's where she runs into Luke. She's an event planner working a wedding in Hawaii
Natasha is a Book Junkie
“We’re all stronger than our weaknesses. Sometimes we just need someone else to help us find that strength.”

Not all great stories make your heart skip beats, or leave your mind in a twist—some stories seep slowly from the pages, like a mist gently descending down a mountainside, and percolate your skin, your bones, your heart with the mere magnitude of the message they carry. This was one of those life-altering stories for me. I cannot tell you how much this book tru
Arabella ~♡AB♡~
DNF @48%

Bored to tears, unfortunately. This book may appeal to those who love a light read but I need more depth to my stories and I am sorry to say that I didn't find that here.
Alex is The Romance Fox
Being such an ardent fan of J A Redmerski after reading her incredible series….The Edge of Never & In the Company of Killers…I suppose I was expecting something ---wow----in The Moment of Letting Go. But sadly…I didn’t feel the magic, the enchantment, the edginess in this book.

Yes, it’s a love story of two young people who meet in the glorious Hawaii setting, are attracted to each other, have a few angsty things in their past…a bit of drama….secrets…’s a sweet love story and nothing much
3.5 Letting Go stars!

This is a sweet, New Adult romance about forgiveness and letting go of your fears. Twenty-Two-year-old, Sienna Murphy, is an event coordinator, who is in Hawaii planning a wedding, when a chance encounter with the local daredevil, 24 year-old Luke Everett, turns into a two week, life-changing vacation.

When she meets Luke she instantly feels a connection. Going against her usual “type A” personality, she throws caution to the wind, and agrees to stay in Hawaii after her w
The Moment of Letting Go is a new-adult romance novel written by the fabulous J.A. Redmerski. I would recommend Ms. Redmerski to readers until my voice gives out, but The Moment of Letting Go was a bit underwhelming in my opinion. Unfortunately, I struggled through some very slow pacing in the beginning and then with characters I had a hard time connecting with. Personally, I can't really identify with the emotional bonding that occurs between adrenaline junkies, so some of those relationship dy ...more
*P*u*r*p*l*e* Masochist
~Arc provided by the Publishers via Netgalley in exchange for honest review~

"Most of people never let their feet leave the ground, whether they're afraid of heights, or afraid of hospitals, or they stay in the same place all their life because they're afraid of change. So many people go through life on the ground and die without ever knowing that they can fly."

You know that one perfect read from the author you like you keep comparing his/her every next book? Well, that type of read is In the
3.5 Stars

Hard to review, i felt a little here nor there with my like for this book.

It's theme is similar to The Edge of Never, but it's without it's magical qualities.

There's nothing 'wrong' with the book, it's perfectly likeable. The characters, banter and romance was sweet.. fluffy. It had the past angst, nice bit of drama in the second half. But there was a whole bunch of scenes that i felt was tedious, slow and uneventful. I didn't fall for the characters or their story and both wholly unrel
Apr 17, 2014 rated it liked it
3 stars

This was a really cute book. There wasn't much angst and it seemed to just flow sweetly. I have to say I was a little bored at times, and that's the reason for the rating. Maybe I was just in the mood for an angrier read with more action? Whatever it was I'd recommend this book for sure, especially if you're in the mood for a read that's definitely in the safe zone.
Aestas Book Blog
Apr 17, 2014 marked it as to-read
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NYT bestselling author JA Redmerski's THE MOMENT OF LETTING GO which follows a young aspiring photographer to Hawaii where she meets a seemingly carefree surfer with a secret she's determined to uncover.
I loved this so much!!Goes to my favorites list definitely. It surpassed my expectations. I always thought a lot of J.A. Redmerski since I loved The Edge Of Never which is one of my most favorite books ever.

I loved the main characters. Sienna was amazing. I loved her more and more as the book was progressing. I could really connect with her. She was just so identifiable. Luke was intriguing as a character. I couldn't relate to him but I understood his pain, the guilt, the regret. I loved how he
Uma história de amor muito soft, puramente para teenagers. Tudo doce de mais, romântico demais para o meu gosto. De qualquer forma, lê-se bem, sem grandes emoções, sem nenhuma surpresa. Sim, que para mim até as histórias de amor podem ser surpreendentes
Jun 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: new-adult

"Have you ever had that feeling," she goes on, "when you know deep down that you should do something? Like if you don't do it, you'll regret it for the rest of your life?"

22-year-old Sienna Murphy is an event coordinator who travels to Hawaii to organize a wedding. She makes a spontaneous decision to stay an extra two weeks after meeting a carefree, thrill seeking surfer; Luke Everett. He pushes her her to face her fears and let go, to live life to the fullest instead of just getting by. To r
Maria Espadinha
Jun 05, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Na Vida, estamos constantemente a ser confrontados com os nossos medos.

O medo corta-nos as Asas e empobrece a Vida.
Impede-nos de abrir novas portas e explorar novos caminhos.

Felizmente, o Universo parece estar atento, ao enviar-nos aqueles Anjos que nos levam a voar com eles.

Sempre que algum aterra na nossa Vida há CLIK!...
Então se o Anjo Enviado fôr um daqueles garbosos Vikings que cavalgam airosamente as ondas montados em coloridas pranchas, há fortes probabilidades dum longo UAA
Debra Presley
Jul 29, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Moment of Letting Go by J.A. Redmerski is a solid four stars for me. I love JA's writing and this book no different. I immediately fell in love with Luke. He's definitely in the running for best book boyfriend for sure. He's so caring and does some super sweet and swoonworthy things throughout this book.

Sienna comes to Hawaii for work when she meets Luke. She feel this pull towards him and throws her very predictable life for a loop when she decides to take her vacation time and stays for t
Bookish Temptations
I was so excited when I received an ARC of, The Moment of Letting Go by J.A. Redmerski, because I’m such a fan of the way she writes, the stories she writes, and the unforgettable characters she writes. My favorite books are those that I’m able to just lose myself in, that I want to just keep reading, because I’m so caught up in the story and the characters that I don’t want to put the book down. The Moment of Letting Go is that kind of book.

Read the rest of my review here: http://bookishtemptat
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If you loved J A Redmerski's "The Edge of Never," then I guarantee that you will love this author's latest release "The Moment of Letting Go." This was such a beautiful, poignant story about misplaced guilt, forgiveness, overcoming fears, taking chances and embracing life and all that it has to offer. Luke and Sienna's journey to finding their Happil
Tanya (Girl Plus Books)

The Moment of Letting Go is one of those rare books that makes me struggle in writing my review because I so want to do it justice.

Sienna is an event planner who works hard in order to ensure financial success and stability. It is while overseeing a wedding in Hawaii that Sienna meets Luke, a local surf instructor. Luke is attractive, laid-back, and charms Sienna into delaying her flight in order to spend an afternoon with him. And before she knows it, Sienna has put her life on hold i
Dion Ribeiro
Feb 16, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Uma leitura agradável, gostei muito da história da Sienna e do Luke e fiquei com vontade de me mudar para o Havai!! :D
Não deixa de nos fazer refletir sobre as prioridades da vida: nada é mais importante do que as pessoas que amamos...
Jul 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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5 plus stars!!

Oh. My. God. I fell in love with this story! I adored the characters and everything in between. This is the best book I've read in awhile. I can give it more than five stars here on my blog but I wish I could click on more than five in other review platforms. This book gave me the feels. It had me smiling, laughing, and tearing up. I had the butterflies consistently swarming my belly throughout. It's a book that I will always
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J.A. (Jessica) Redmerski is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, international bestseller, and award winner, who juggles several different genres. She began self-publishing in 2012, and later with the success of THE EDGE OF NEVER, signed on with Grand Central Publishing/Forever Romance. Her works have been translated into more than twenty languages.

Jessica is a