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They are forever…

Sydney Field’s life is a rollercoaster on steroids with one constant—Ryan Edwardson.
Best friends since a projectile crayon incident in kindergarten, Sydney and Ryan have stuck it out together through thick and thin, pranks and rants, and anything in between.

One kiss changes everything…

As Sydney does her best to sort through her new found feelings fo
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Kindle Edition, 354 pages
Published June 8th 2015 by Megan Maldonado (first published June 4th 2015)
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Jacqueline's Reads
Aug 07, 2015 marked it as top-tbr
Shelves: arc

COVER LOVE!!!! New Paranormal read from a new author. Love these!!! Ekkk I'm excited... hope to find a gem

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They are forever…

Sydney Field’s life is a rollercoaster on steroids with one constant—Ryan Edwardson.
Best friends since a projectile crayon incident in kindergarten, Sydney and Ryan have stuck it out together through thick and thin, pranks and rants, and anything in between.

One kiss changes everything…

As Sydney does her best to sort through her n
...more
Dee☾
May 11, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
*I was provided with a copy from the author in exchange of a honest review.*

This book was quite entertaining and while it read more like a contemporary than paranormal, it still had some interesting paranormal aspects. It was light and fun and had a prince that made me fall so hard in love.

First of all, the characters were awesome. Ryan, our love interest, really held this book together for me. He was so swoon-worthy, smooth, sexy, and funny that he had me hooked from page one. I loved his relat
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Karla Mae (Reads and Thoughts)
The story started slow. There are a lot of back and forthe between Ryan and Sydney but as the story reached its climax - revelations, magic and other stuffs. It goes fast and smooth. Can't wait to pick up the next book!

*Full Review to follow*
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SnoopyDoo's Book Reviews
Jun 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
This was a book I have trouble reviewing. I loved the book, the overall story, the story and history behind Sydney and Ryan, her background story and family, her friends, I pretty much liked it all.
The only thing I really didn’t care for in the beginning was Sydney. She seemed a little much in the beginning. To annoying, almost like a teenager and her humor sometimes seemed a bit forced.
BUT , it got better, she seemed less annoying the more you get into the book, by the time I was about a quart
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Anla Gisclair-Etheridge
4.5 stars! Loved the story, the characters, the writing. Great read. I laughed at the sassy snarkiness. I laughed. I cried. I wanted more. This is truly an undiscovered gem. So glad I found this author and this book.
Bob Platypire
May 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 Platypires
Okay, so I bought this book based on a couple of different factors. One was that it came to my attention with the author requested a review. No, she didn’t request from me specifically, and I was never part of the conversation, but it DID look pretty good when I saw the blurb. The second, and most DEFINITELY not the least: Look at that amazingly gorgeous cover!!! I mean, it’s just beautiful! Definitely one of my favorites.
As for the story itself, I found the plot to be quite intrig
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Lourdes
3/5. I think this rating will change because right now I'm currently upset at the ending. It felt like it didn't go with the story and stuff and I was just mad at the way it ended. I enjoyed it and then bam! Overall it was a solid book that just suddenly ended so very mixed feelings right now.
*changed review to a 3 now that I’ve gotten over my anger at the ending*
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Becca Reads A Lot
Jul 30, 2015 rated it really liked it

Title: Royal Bond
Series: Royal #1
Author: Megan Maldonado
Release date: 8th June, 2015
Rating: 3.75 Stars!
Key Words:
 Suspense. Sassy. Swoon Worthy. Enjoyable.
Cliffhanger:
 Sortof
HEA: Sortof

3.75 Rounding up Stars
***Good enough
: It was worth reading. Once. We liked it. It was good enough that we don’t regret reading it and would be willing to read others in the series.

I had a hard time figuring out exactly what I wanted to say about this book. As a general rule, I don't read paranormal stories. But I
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Lilly Charysma
Sep 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Part one of the “Royal Series” is as best as it could have been expected. With the exceptional writing style that Megan Maldonado has accustomed us, this book falls obviously into the select category of 5 star books. Not to mention that, after reading part 3, I believe it’s the best from the series. Though, I still have part 2… Hmm, I wonder…

Ok, back to the review at hand. Part one follows the story of the Air Kingdom. We meet Sydney Field and Ryan Edwardson, best friends since they both can re
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Inna
Jun 02, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
*** A copy of this novel was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review***
The novel begins as a very typical contemporary novel, girl from the wrong side of town is best friends with the boy who has it all, the pair are close as can be until our heroine realizes she holds feelings for her best friend. Easy enough. However, the story complicates as Sydney learns about an entire differently world her best friend is a part of and the role it can play in her life.
Sydney was an intrig
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Pansy
Jul 30, 2015 rated it it was ok
When I read the blurb for this I thought this might be worth a look. Unfortunately, I think the blurb was the best part of story.

The best friend to lover trope showed potential. I find it rather satisfying when one falls in love with the best friend. All the good and bad is usually already known. They have seen each other at their best, and at their worst. There is already a foundation for a strong relationship. But, what happens when one discovers that everything you thought you knew about you
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Lynn
Aug 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Holy. Smokes.

My heart hasn’t been through so many variations of high and low rates. My body is humming as if I had been working out for hours. That is the impact this book had on me the entire time.

First off, Sydney is snarky, stubborn, not afraid to dish out what she’s thinking, and she’s always up for revenge. But she’s scared. She’s scared of letting people get too close, feeling the heartache of being abandoned and rejected. Those feelings she keeps tucked close so when her heart suddenly re
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Erin
Jul 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
OMG!!! I loved this book! I loved everything about it! The detail and description was astounding! The backstory that went into this story was incredible. The characters will pull you in and won’t let go. I love all the different relationships in the story and how everyone is connected. The relationship between Ryan and Sydney is beautiful to read. They are so in tune with each other. They have one of those lifelong friendships and they don’t let anything come between them. I love the way Ryan’s ...more
FMR Book Grind
Jul 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
ERIN'S REVIEW
5 STARS

OMG!!! I loved this book! I loved everything about it! The detail and description was astounding! The backstory that went into this story was incredible. The characters will pull you in and won’t let go. I love all the different relationships in the story and how everyone is connected. The relationship between Ryan and Sydney is beautiful to read. They are so in tune with each other. They have one of those lifelong friendships and they don’t let anything come between them. I
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Jackie
Nov 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Sydney and Ryan have been like Peanut Butter and Jelly. They have been the one constant in each other’s lives. But, after a kiss Sydney finally realizes that her feelings for Ryan are more than just friends. She must figure out a way to turn everything back to the way it was. When she realizes there is much more going on with Ryan and some of her other friends life becomes a lot more complicated then the planned for. The new world she enters is scary and dangerous, but if she has her love then s ...more
Sweets Books
Aug 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 Cupcakes

Sydney is the girl who grew up with the rich kids, but was from the other side of town. She worked for a living, had a small apartment on the wrong side of town and went to community college. But why am I telling you this? Because here best friend Ryan is one of the rich kids, who drives a fancy sports car, goes to an expensive college and drags her to a fancy ball instead of his girlfriend. Wait, there's more. At said ball he kisses Sydney to make her ex jealous and everything in here
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Beth Orsborn
Aug 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sydney is the girl who grew up with the rich kids, but was from the other side of town. She worked for a living, had a small apartment on the wrong side of town and went to community college. But why am I telling you this? Because here best friend Ryan is one of the rich kids, who drives a fancy sports car, goes to an expensive college and drags her to a fancy ball instead of his girlfriend. Wait, there's more. At said ball he kisses Sydney to make her ex jealous and everything in here world cha ...more
Marguerita
Jun 28, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-unlimited
Overall a good read. I couldn't put it down. I loved the relationship between Sydney and Ryan. Also, the unexpected cliffhanging ending left me hanging and wanting to read the next book in the series. ...more
Natalia
Aug 07, 2015 rated it it was ok
DNF at 70%

I could not finish this book! Man I tried, and I'm not a book quitter!!!

This sucks! The book had all the possibilities to be good, but everything was wrong.

Syd's attitude, the other "world", Ryan being promised to marry other person...

I just could not get into it!

Sorry :(
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Megan Maldonado lives in Miami. She spends her spare time curled up in bed with every paranormal romance she can get her hands on, watching Marvel movies with her nerdy family, and writing. Megan writes Young Adult Paranormal Romance and New Adult Paranormal Romance.

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