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Addicted for Now

(Addicted #2)

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He's addicted to booze. She's addicted to sex... staying sober is only half the battle.

No. More. Sex.

Those are the three words Lily Calloway fears the most. But Loren Hale is determined to be with Lily without enabling her dangerous compulsions. With their new living situation—sleeping in the same bed, for real, together—Lily has new battles. Like not jumping Lo’s bones e
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ebook, 2014 Edition, 488 pages
Published March 22nd 2014 by K.B. Ritchie (first published November 29th 2013)
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Kaitlyn Ricochet has a lot of plot pertaining to the characters Logan and Lily so I wouldn’t skip it. It essentially is continuous between the books about thi…moreRicochet has a lot of plot pertaining to the characters Logan and Lily so I wouldn’t skip it. It essentially is continuous between the books about this couple so there isn’t any need to skip it. They all were great books!(less)

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Christy
Dec 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019-audio
5 stars!

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“Some battles are best fought with a sidekick.”


I seriously cannot stop reading/listening to these books. In less than a week, I’ve listened to 1, 1.5, and 2 (which is over 40 hours of audio) I’m not reading much at all because I am incapable of pushing pause on this all-consuming series! Now I keep telling myself to slow down because what will I listen to next when this series is over?!? I am loving these books so much, and this is my favorite of the series so far. It stil
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Laura
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I'm treating myself with these books, I know but I'm just so happy. They make me so fucking happy.

I love the core six, especially Lily and Lo.

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Amy | Foxy Blogs
FREE #1 Addicted To Youhttp://amzn.to/1jXupa5
2/25/2015
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RE-READ via audio (2/26/2015)!
Putting voices to Lily and Lo brought a whole new experience to this book. Even though I've already read this book I never expected hearing it would make me LOVE IT even more.

Gah, the voices were spot on and made me feel like I know the characters even better. I gained an appreciation for Jonathan Hale while listening to Lo talk about him. The first time I read it I'm not sure if I fully
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Debra

★★★★★ 5+ 'I'm addicted to this series' stars!



I absolutely love everything about this series. It's brutally honest, realistic, easy to read, funny, heartbreaking and heartwarming all at the same time. Lo and Lily, the two main characters, are easily one of my favorite fictional couples ever. As we already knew from the previous two books in the series, they each have their own addiction. He's addicted to alcohol, she's addicted to sex. This time the story is told from alternating POV's and I love
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Pearl Angeli
After all we've been through. Years and years of mistakes, it feels like a dream to be here in this moment. Right now. Sober. Alive. With her.


It always feels so nice when you're reading such a good great book. This sequel of the Addicted series is one of the most captivating installments I've read so far. Usually I end up feeling disappointed in a sequel, but this one was wonderfully written that it's so hard not to feel completely immersed in it.

Addicted for Now starts where Ricoch
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Hulya Kara Yuksel
Oct 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loooooove this series so fucking much!!! :)
Ps. I'm going to read next book right now because it's Connor & Rose's story... OMG OMG OMG :D




ADDICTED SERIES - RECOMMENDED READING ORDER

Addicted to You (Addicted #1)
Ricochet (Addicted #1.5)
Addicted for Now (Addicted #2)
Kiss the Sky (Spin-Off: Calloway Sisters #1)
Hothouse Flower (Calloway Sisters #2)
Thrive (Addicted #2.5)
Addicted After All (Addicted #3)
Fuel the Fire (Calloway Sisters #3)
Long Way Down (Calloway Sisters #4)
Some Kind of Perfect (Callo
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Aestas Book Blog
Nov 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites



I. LOVE. THIS. SERIES. (spoiler-free review)

Addictive, heartfelt, emotional, and sexy with great writing and a unique storyline that really stands apart in the New Adult romance genre. The intensity of Lily and Lo's love for each other just rolls off the page. I felt connected to every step of their journey. This kind of story is the reason I love to read.

I don't want to spoil the storyline from the previous books for you, so I'm not really going to talk much about the plot here. This book's sto
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Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
4.5 SENSATIONAL STARS!!!

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WOW! I’ve never really had an ultimate favorite NA couple before, but I think I’ve found the one! Lil and Lo, hands down, is now my favorite!! There is just something special about this flawed, broken couple that tugged at my heartstrings and left me breathless!

This second book in the series picks up right after the events of Ricochet. Lo is back for good after a long three month separation, but the struggles still exist. Lil is still battling her sex addiction and now w
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Rachel Reads Ravenously
Reread May 2019

10 books, 10 months, 9 rereads and 1 first time read (for me)= 1 epic buddy read

4 stars!


I was supposed to keep up with my buddy reader Christy and read this in April, but I didn't have my shit together and I read it a month late.

I forgot how this book essentially sets up all the other ones. Lily and Lo's struggles with their addictions, and the friends and family who try to help them. I forgot how dang long this book is though, it took me FOREVER to reread it. Not that it isn't
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TheCrazyWorldOfABookLover
Addicted To You (Addicted Book 1) |http://amzn.to/2zRYSYS
Ricochet (Addicted Book 1.5) | http://amzn.to/2zTkHr5
Addicted For Now (Addicted Book 2) | http://amzn.to/2B2sj8A

“You’re the best everything, love, that’s unspoken and true.”


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“What’s going to happen,” he breathes, “is that I’m going to carry you through this door. I’m going to draw out every single moment until you’re exhausted. And I’m going to move so slow that three months ago will feel like yesterday. And tomorrow wi
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Becca Ritchie
May 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: new-adult
Coming November 30th, 2013.



Thanks everyone for wanting to see the rest of Lo and Lily's journey! It's not over yet. You're going to want to read Ricochet (#1.5) before you read Addicted for Now. Do you have to? No, but I promise it'll be worth it if you did ;)
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Samantha
Nov 14, 2016 rated it did not like it
1.5 stars

This book suffers from some serious pacing issues and, like the other books about Lily and Lo, absolutely hitting the reader over the head with the characters addictions. Even though we've been with them for three books and WE KNOW. It was exhausting to read every chapter in Lily's perspective talking about something sexual THE ENTIRE TIME. This overdone way of writing their addictions makes it so that Lily and Lo don't have personalities to me. I feel like I don't know anything about
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Laura
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“Sometimes the person we think we’ll become is the person we already are, and the person we truly become is the person we least expect.”

What a ride, guys.

I laughed my ass off, cried my eyes out, cursed like sailor and almost punched my computer out of pure frustration.

I just adore how this series is progressing for me. It went from an okay –yet promising first instalment to a very good kind of sequel and has finally arrived to this is it, I’m not going back now state in my heart.

I only hav
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Pam
5++++ stars
Dramatic, I realize, but with our situation— recovering alcoholic and a struggling sex addict—we’re anything but mundane.



The first step to battling any addiction is to admit it, right...so here goes... My name is Pam, and I am Addicted to the Addicted series. LMAO! Only this is one addiction I'd gladly keep ;)

How can I express myself without giving anything away… dammit this is so freakin hard, because seriously this book, hell the whole series has sucked me in and I'm lo
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Jillian
Feb 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
CRYING. LAUGHTER. I FELT ALL OF THE EMOTIONS.

Here is an appropriate CAP GIF to express how I felt after reading this (even though lily and lo don't love him)
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Krista
May 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2013, new-adult, my-books
The cover is finally here! It's Lo, for anyone who's curious. The second book will feature him much more but still be in Lily's POV. There will also be lots of this going on...



...just kidding :) Lo isn't that magical. But there will be lots of emotional moments, struggles, humor (Connor Cobalt style), bromances (ahem, Ryke/Lo) and of course -- sexy times ;)

Thanks for all the support. We seriously couldn't have continued this series without all the readers and fans. We're amazed by the reaction
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Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 ★'s

This is the continuing story of two addicts striving to come to terms with their problems as well as their relationship and hopefully in a healthy manner. As if things aren't complicated enough, let's throw in a vengeful person trying to bring them down.

This series just gets more intense as events move along but I really love Lily and Lo's relationship and how they not only survive but how they overcome.

I was sooo happy to get Lo's POV...YES! It just enhances the story so much to be able
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Jeannine Allison
4.5 Stars (Third Read 6/28/2018)

4.5 Stars (Second Read 5/5/2017)

4.5 Stars (First Read 12/18/2015)


If you loved Lily and Lo in Addicted to You, you'll definitely want to read this one! The only complaint I had was that the middle seemed to drag a bit, but the characters easily made up for it ;)

Lily will probably always be favorite character. I love Rose and Daisy, but there's just something about Lily that I completely adore. She's an amazing character, and there isn't a single thing about her
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Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘
⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱*Hate the main character*⋰⋱⋰⋱⋰⋱

I can't stand Lily ‘Lil’ Martha Calloway (20), Loren ‘Lo’ Hale (21) is at least getting better in my head, and Jonathan Ryke Meadows (22) is still the favorite character. Though I'm so not interesting in reading his book, nor Rose Calloway's (22). In fact, I can barely get through Lily and Loren's books and that's mostly because of Lily. She's a horrible character for me. I can't relate to her in any level; she's selfish, weak, lazy, gives up easily, jus
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*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time
4.5--I'm Still Addicted--Stars!!

There's just something about the Ritchie writing that sucks you in to a story! I don't normally like series about the same MCs nor do I like long books....but I've managed to devour Phase 1 of this series and Lo and Lily's journey!

Lo and Lily are reunited. Lo is 90 days sober and Lily is 90 days celibate! Lo and Lily have both come so far in their efforts to beat their addictions. Now able to be together they have to figure out how to be the new Lo and Lily. The
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Beverly
Jun 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Beverly by: Amy | Foxy Blogs
5 Addicted Stars

Loren and Lil are together and both are struggling with their addictions. Lil has been in therapy while Lo was away in rehab.

Finally, they are back together, and learning to live with each other and fight their addictions.

As if that isn't difficult enough Lo and Lil begin getting texts threatening to leak her addiction.



Through it all Lil and Lo have to learn how to live with each other, and overcome the addictions they have put above everything else.


Let me tell you this story i
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Amber Rose
Nov 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, new-adult
I FUCKING LOVE LO, STARS!!!

I'm going to draw out every single moment until you're exhausted. And I'm going to move so slow that three months ago will feel like yesterday. And tomorrow will feel like today, and no one in this fucking universe will be able to say your name without saying mine."


I am deeply, obsessed, addictive, in love, with this series. It touches me very deep down to my soul. I have never felt a connection the way I feel when reading this series. It has took a new level
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Sharon
This book made me feel so much. I was happy when Loren and Lily learned to be better friends and simply better people as they recovered from their addiction. I was frustrated and disappointed when they made excuses and went back to old habits. I cried a bit and felt utterly disgusted when Lily got sexually harassed from people who thought sex addicts meant “whores.” I felt triumphant when she gained confidence, and gave a big FU to the sick bastards who treated her as if she was nothing but a wh ...more
Jen
Feb 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars!

So, I was promised that this series gets better and better and I'm happy to report that it's true! This series is amazing! If you weren't addicted before, you will be now.



Lo is home from rehab and is sober. Lily was successful in remaining faithful to Lo. Things should be better, but the road to recovery is never an easy one. Not only do they have to get used to living together with Lo sober, but they now live with Rose. And to top things off, they are being threatened by an unknown pers
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Alison
Nov 05, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I don't think I read the same book as everyone else.

What was I missing?
i don

I see all these 5 star reviews, and I am just shaking my head, because I don't agree at all!
i don

This book dragged...
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And dragged...
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And dragged...............
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So, for this purpose, I needed to give this book a 2. I know you all hate me now, sorry!
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Kelli C
4.5 I am addicted to these characters stars!

One is addicted to alcohol the other to sex...they have spent most of their lives together, first as friends, then lovers. They have covered for one another, protected themselves and each other until their addictions put them in danger out of their control. Lo and Lily HAVE to get better and they HAVE to be together.

With Lo home and back in Lily's life...everyday is a struggle, especially for Lily. How can she ever possibly get over her sex addiction w
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JewelsyGoolsy
Jul 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 -this series is creeping up on me- Stars

It took a while to warm up to this couple (especially the heroine) but yeah, they kinda grew on me. Trust me, I had to mentally push through this series so that I can finally reach my end goal - which was to read Kiss the Sky and understand it - but like a festering moss, these characters slowly crept on me and I found myself not only accepting the spreading moss, but digging it too!

In this book, we finally get the dual POV I've been hankering for and I
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Sentranced Jem
Apr 12, 2018 rated it it was ok
FOR GOODREADS

Here we are. If you've read my review on the first book, you'll know my feelings reading these two character. As I've also mentioned, I finished reading this book....
Has my opinion on Lo and Lily changed? Hell NO. maybe a tiny tiny tiny bit...Maybe the size of two atoms hahahaha
Why do I continue, you ask? Because it's the secondary characters that have captured my attention. Yes I am talking about Rose, Connor, Ryke and Daisy. These four are worth reading through the eyesore that is the st
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Toni
Apr 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2015
“I pinch my eyes and scream, my throat burning. I need to run. I need to push these feelings away. I hear my father in the back of my head. I hear Emily. I hear the press, the media. You have everything, Loren. Why the fuck are you crying? Look around, what could you possibly be sad about?”

Addicted For Now shows the struggle of two addicts, trying to beat their addictions. It shows the struggle of two privileged young people, accepting that just because of their money and family name, it doesn't
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Aly (In Wonderland)
Mar 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: new-adult
YES. I loved this book WAY more than the first one. Where Addicted to You dived straight into the nitty-gritty areas of addiction, Addicted for Now shows the slow process of leaving one's addiction behind.

Loren's quit alcohol. He's back from rehab. He's stronger and healthier and 100% ready to help Lily quit her addiction -- sex. Or, technically, compulsive sex. With the help of their friends and Lily's sister, Rose, they're ready to kick it all to the curb.

But that was before Lily's secret was
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