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A “fantastic”* new romance from the author of Return to Me and "one of the top 10 reads of 2013"

For ten months, bestselling novelist Alec Winston hasn’t been able to type a single word, and he’s coming dangerously close to breaching his publishing contract. An invitation from his brother to spend the summer in Wilmington Beach might be just the thing to blast through his w
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published September 1st 2015 by Berkley
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DawnMarie  Carpintero
Aug 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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5 Emotional Stars

I was given this book for my honest review

Taking a steadying breath, she grabbed his hands. “There is nothing you need to do or say. Love is a gift, one I knew little about before you, and like any other gift, all you have to do is accept it. It doesn’t need to be returned.” Faith

Faith-pretty and smart

Alec-sexy and hot

Speaking the English word is a normal everyday occurrence for us but writing it and becoming one with the story is difficult to fathom. Some of us have it where we
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Book-Lover Book Blog
Apr 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
*ARC received in exchange for honest review *

Alec Winston is a famous, best-selling author of a horror series, with horrors of his own in life; his writers block threatens to ruin his career. Frustrated, he returns to Wilmington for his brother Jake's wedding to Covington princess, Lacey. With hope that his writers block will shift, he tried to find inspiration to help him return to writing. When Faith Armstrong comes along, with a voice like a mermaid and timid persona, he finds himself intrig
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Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
Amanda's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

Kelly Moran’s latest contemporary is a tender story of unrequited love and forgiveness. All of Me is another story that had me in tears due to the raw emotions expressed from both main characters and how they dealt with love lost, and their own personal demons that still haunt them years later.

Faith Armstrong is a breath of fresh air as she comes to life on the pages. She is strong yet fragile, perceptive yet clueless, and selfless to a fau
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Raynell
Apr 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 of 5 Return to me tear-jerker

"There is nothing you need to do or say. Love is a gift, one I knew little about before you, and like any gift, all you have to do is accept it. It doesn’t need to be returned.”
I'm a bloody watering pot. An emotional roller coaster read. One moment I was bursting into fits of laughter and the next I was a bloody watering sobbing pot. Be prepared with at least a box of tissues.
Well developed characters and aligned correctly with the direction which the author intend
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Lilian Flesher
Apr 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Alec Winston is one of the main characters, he is an author who is quite famous, but he has writers block, and his career is at risk. His brother Jake is getting married so he decides to return home to Wilmington beach.
Faith Armstrong is our main female character, my heart broke for her, I will not divulge the reason but you will clearly see for yourself when you read it. I will state that her parents treated her as if she did not exist. The only person at home who had shown her any affection wa
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Nicola
Feb 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
We all have baggage. Novelist Alec Winston and tutor Faith Armstrong are no exception. It is the way they manage to work through their baggage together, helping and complementing each other that is the best part of this book. I swear that Kelly Moran has a direct feed on what makes people tick and an amazing ability to put that insight down on paper in such a way that you just don't want to stop reading!
Kelly Moran
Jan 21, 2015 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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COVER QUOTE:
"Fun, emotional, and totally engaging!"
~CARLA NEGGERS, New York Times Bestselling Author
Kelly Sloane
Aug 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
In all of me Kelly brings us back to Covington Cove. This time we meet Alec Jakes brother and Faith Ginnys new therapist. Alec comes home after being invited thinking it will be a good distraction and cure for his writers block. Faith moves here for her new job as Ginnys private Tutor hoping to start a new happier life, a fresh start. This book is full of gritty real life emotional situations. Even though they seem to be perfect for each other and fall for each other the shadows and demons that ...more
Christina Szczepan-santos
Aug 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Received for a honest review.
I loved this book! As with any book by Kelly there is always romance, angst......pure brilliance.
The story flowed beautifully.
I don't like leaving any type of spoilers.
This is another must read by Kelly.

As always Kelly......brilliant.
Thank you!
Crystal
Jun 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This was such a great book. I was hooked from the first page. The characters are so well written they feel like friends. I didn't want to put it down. This is Alec and Faith's story and I found both to be very likeable characters. I really wanted to see both of them get their happily ever after. Of course there is some baggage from the past that gets in the way. It was a fun, emotional ride to see if they could overcome the obstacles in their way.

I definitely recommend this book. It is a very he
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Catherine  Wright (Cat's Guilty Pleasure)
I was given a copy by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

I really loved this book. It was one heck of an emotional roller coaster, but it was so worth the ride. Alec has been stuck in the past and the tragedy that changed his life. He thought he had worked through it. Faith has always felt invisible, she has always felt she wasn't worthy of love. When these two meet they have an spark neither knows what to do with. Can they help each other? This book really shows what t
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Barb Lie
Sep 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
All of Me by Kelly Moran is the second book in her Covington Cove series. Alec Winston is our hero, as he returns to Covington Cove to attend his brother Jake and Lacey’s Wedding. Mia and Cole, our heroes in the first book are already married. This is certainly a family affair, and turns into another wonderful romance. The best part of Covington Cove is being able to spend time with the Covington’s.

Alex is a world famous author, who writes horror stories. By the time he arrives in Covington Cov
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Donna
Aug 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Life has dealt a nasty deal to Faith Armstrong and yet she goes on with a good and caring heart. Life has also dealt a nasty deal to bestselling horror novelist Alec Winston and it is affecting his ability to write. An invitation from his brother to spend the summer in Wilmington Beach might be just the thing to blast through his writer’s block. Faith Armstrong has finally gathered the courage to leave her past behind and accepted a job as a private tutor, hoping for a fresh start on the North C ...more
Miranda (MrsLeif's Two Fangs About It)
This book is a sequel book, and I unfortunately didn't get the chance to read that book before reading this book. I was extremely happy to find that the first book wasn't a necessary read to understand this book, but I do want to go and read the first book now! Kelly Moran did a great job of making this book understandable for people who were reading this as a stand alone. I really enjoyed her writing style throughout the entire book. She did a great job of intertwining humor with realness.

Some
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Mindy
Jun 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book is AMAZING. I LOVED it.
This book is about Alec and Faith. Alec came to Wilmington for his brothers wedding and Faith came for a job. They both got more then they expected when they met. Alec has stuff in his past that keeps him from wanting to open up and have a forever with someone. Faith has always felt invisible and afraid to want more because she never feels the love. If these two can over come all of their heartache from the past they can have a wonderful life together.
I love th
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Chele
Apr 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A Fabulous New Release from Kelly Moran
Welcome back to Covington Cove
~~~~~~For ten months, bestselling novelist Alec Winston hasn’t been able to type a single word, and he’s coming dangerously close to breaching his publishing contract.
~~~~~~Faith Armstrong has finally gathered the courage to leave her past behind and accepted a job as a private tutor, hoping for a fresh start on the North Carolina coast.
~~~ I loved this story.
Alec is considered a player.Never settling down with one Woman.Faith
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Trinitee Mitchell-Dunn
Jun 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Kelly Moran continues to dazzle me with another amazing book. I loved this book!!!
Cocktails and Books
Aug 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
This review was originally posted on Cocktails and Books

Alec Winston a best selling horror writer has major writers block. His book is due and if he doesn’t get something to his publisher soon he will be in breach of contract. His brother Jake is getting married in their home town of Wilmington Beach NC so he leaves New York and his creepy apartment behind to spend the summer home to try to get his writing juices flowing again

Faith Armstrong is a special needs teacher how leaves her difficult li
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Maree Repa
Jun 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
After reading both of the books from the series, Covington Cove I really know how blessed I was after read the second now All of Me. This book shows how the courage that both, Alec and Faith have to face through their own two completely different lives. Face their own endeavour whether they both can have trust in themselves to continue through their horrid pasts so that many a fruitful life if not together.

I throughly enjoyed this masterpiece with emotional tears seeing how they could fight thei
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Auria Jourdain
Sep 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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A Poignant love story - Kelly Moran has a rare gift!

*I don’t give out spoilers*

The more books of Kelly Moran’s I read, the more enthralled I am with her writing. I just finished her latest work, the second novel in the Covington Cove series - All of Me – and I was truly stunned. A poignant tale that caught me off guard emotionally, All of Me was the first book in nearly ten years that touched my heart and made me weep throughout the story. I wish I could give this novel more than 5 stars...and
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Becky Isaacson
Jun 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
All of me by Kelly Moran

Alec is a world famous author, who writes horror stories, He is a author with a writers block and a dead line to keep, but he wasn't getting any writing done so he returns to Covington Cove to attend his brother Jake and Lacey’s Wedding. he just didn't expect to find someone there who would helped him start writing or someone who might start him living again.

Faith arrives around the same time to work with Ginny, who is Mia’s sister, and who has downs syndrome. Faith was t
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Steph
Jul 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
ALL OF ME will have all of you wishing for your own dark and brooding writer to keep you warm at night.

"It was a dark and stormy night" in Alec's head. In the worst rut of his impressive career, bestselling horror author Alec Winston is stuck on those 7 words. At his brothers' prompting, he returns home to Covington Cove for a few months of R&R. Little does he know that he'll find his muse in one tiny wallflower of a woman named Faith Armstrong. Faith decided to give up her job in Charlotte
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Elizabeth Wright
Aug 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Kelly Moran has done it again. I absolutely adore this book. It made me laugh, it choked me up, it made me want to throw my beautiful ARC across the room. Alec and Faith were both such wonderful, wounded souls. Alec has finally hit the wall and it has manifested as a huge case of writer's block. Faith is moving into a new phase of her life and realizing just how awful the old phase really was. When the two realize they have off the charts chemistry and are helping each other with their hurdles t ...more
Pat
Aug 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
Faith was born and raised to be a giver, but no one seemed to want to give her the love she needed. Alec has a tragedy in his past he just can't forget. Can they save each other? Full review to follow on http://teaandbook-shauni.blogspot.com
Lisa
Feb 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
All Of Me is the second book in the Covington Cove series by Kelly Moran, which began with book one: Return to Me.

Though characters from book one are a big part of All Of Me, it centers on two new people not in Return To Me, Alec, who is a best-selling writer of horror fiction stuck with a bad case of writer's block, and Faith, a young woman starting a new beginning for herself, away from her home.

Alec is strong, but sensitive, a quality I very much appreciate seeing in a lead male.
Faith is swee
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Crystal ♥ RBtWBC
An enjoyable romance and a must-read series. Review to come...
Leydy
Mar 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5
Connie
A really eye-opening story! Faith Armstrong has never been loved, valued or invited to be a friend to anyone. Faith feels isolated, like she doesn't belong anywhere. Why- because her selfish, self-absorbed parents conceived her to be an organ donor for Hope, her terminally ill sister. After Hope dies, Faith's parents simply ignore Faith since they have no more use for her. How sad. As a one-on-one tutor to a special needs student, Faith moves to North Carolina to begin a new life. She meets Alec ...more
Becca
Jul 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Alec Winston is a best selling horror author but he's been stuck in a writer's block for months and doesn't know how to get past this rut. His brother Jake is getting married in the summer to Lacey Covington, their childhood friend, and so Jake invited Alec to come home and see if a summer away from NYC and his life will help kickstart his writing once again.

Faith Armstrong is a shadow in family. She's there but no one really pays any attention to her. So when she gets offered a job to help Ginn
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