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Hard-core fucking.

It’s not what I really want, but it’s all he has to offer. He’s filled with turmoil and heartache and regrets, but for two hours every Wednesday all he feels is me. How much I desire him, how desperate he makes me, how much I’d like things to be different between us. Real.

He used to be my best friend back before he got married. And now? Now, he’s a young
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Kindle Edition, 107 pages
Published May 23rd 2016 by Kendall Ryan Books (first published May 21st 2016)
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★★★★ 1/2! Wednesday (stand-alone). Hot & intense sex with off-limits friend. No one can know so act cool & don’t scream too loud!

“It scares me sometimes . . . this secret connection we have.”

Wednesday (stand-alone novella) is a steamy great in-between tale about two friends meeting in secret for some off-the-charts sex against walls and furniture. It’s a mixture of forbidden romance, friend’s little sister and friends to lovers.

Since losing his wife Shaw Denton just needs
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Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
I liked this...but not as much as I thought I would.

Something was missing for me. I wanted more.

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Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Provided by Author}


"You're perfection. You make me feel alive. You give me everything I need, and I don't deserve any of it. That's what goes through my head."



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This was a very unconventional twist on the friends-to-lovers/in love with the big brothers best friend tropes. There is an enormous amount of steam packed into this super sexy novella. I was hooked from the very first page and found myself in need of an icy cold shower or two. This book is sure to set you o
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Christy
May 11, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 stars!

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Wednesday was a short read (novella sized) but it really packed a punch. Not only was it super steamy, but very emotional as well. The storyline was intriguing and I love that I got the feels along with everything else!

Chloe’s childhood best friend, Shaw, lost his wife in an automobile accident. She wants to be there for him in any way she can… but it seems the only way he needs her to console him is sexually. 

Most days I felt like I was trying to find answer to the ques
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Alp
And this is where I say goodbye to Kendall Ryan’s books…

I admit, I was hesitant to pick up this one, considering my first experience with this author's work, The Gentleman Mentor, was extremely ugly. But this book’s blurb sounded promising enough for me to give it a go, and look what happened to me after finishing this one! I was upset! It was a letdown. I expected heartbreaking drama and impressive ending, sadly I got none. It turned out to be a plain, bland, unpleasant, and irritating story.

Sh
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XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
I liked parts of the story but I felt like Shaw was using Chloe and I didn't find it romantic. I get that people grieve differently but he strung his best friend along for too long. I enjoyed Shaw's dirty talk but even I felt abandoned after he was done and walked out. He was a jerk in some instances even if I don't feel it was intentional. Shaw's revelation and subsequent heart to heart with Chloe felt rushed. I wish we could've seen them grow more as an official couple. Other than that, it's a ...more
Beverly
May 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Nothing beats getting an unexpected/unplanned release from one of your go to authors. When I see Kendall is releasing a new book I am all about reading it. Her stories are comfortable for me, if that makes sense. The are sexy, fun, light reads that put a big happy smile on my face.

Chloe and Shaw are best friends, but over the past few months their relationship has changed. Shaw’s wife died and what started out as a mistake, a one time hookup has turned into more. On the night of his wife’s fune
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Mysza
May 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was my first from Kendall Ryan and I liked it. I heard before that her books are hot and angsty and it's all here but it also had an emotional part that I liked. Overall, short and steamy but will also keep you on your toes while rooting for the main characters to be together. Pretty decent for an afternoon reading. If you need a quickie in your book life then I recommend. ...more
Megan✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦
****4 Stars****

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“He was my drug. Bold. Intoxicating. Addictive.”

Wow what an engaging, fast paced and intriguing story. "Wednesday" was a short novella, but was still packed full of drama, intrigue, charm and steam. Kendall Ryan certainly knows how to achieve something powerful and strong in only a short amount of pages.

"Wednesday" is a “friends to lovers” story between Shaw, who was grieving the loss of his wife and Chloe, who has been in love with Shaw her whole life. They’ve grown up togeth
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Jen
2.5 Wednesday Sexytime Stars

Every Wednesday since that night, it was like clockwork. Shaw always found his way to my door and I always said yes, letting him fuck me however he desired.


First things first, this book is short. Like, 30ish% of the kindle locations short. While normally the quickies don't bother me, this book expected a lot from the reader in what I felt was too little reading time.

Shaw and Chloe, best friends since childhood, find comfort in each other after Shaw looses his wife to
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Sabrina
Jun 20, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

Wednesday is a tale of two forbidden lovers coming together in one of their's time of need. When Shaw lost his wife he lost his way also. He doesn't know how to move on in the small tourist town that keeps reminding him of what he's now missing. To relieve his stress he starts an affair with his best friends little sister, who's also his friend, Chloe. Wednesday's are their night. Their night to forget, to live, to just let go and feel. But Chloe has been hiding her crush on him since s
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Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
May 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
"It was his next words that sealed the deal.
I need you, Chloe.
So have me, I whispered to him."


One word: JUICY!

This fast paced story is juicy, illicit, and down right scorching! Only Kendall Ryan could deliver such a powerful, heart pounding story in such few pages. She never ceases to amaze me. I'm constantly awed by her talent. She's an author I trust to bring it time and time again. And bring it, she did! Wednesday is a down right heady romance that not only delivers on heat, but brings a
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Tink Magoo is bad at reviews
Sad. Hot. Chloe got stuffed with cock. Oops, sorry. I got carried away (but she did spend a lot of this book filled up).

Books with dead ex's aren't my first choice but I heard this was filled with dirty sex, so I couldn't resist. And do you know what? It was worth it. Not only was Shaw completely filthy, he was rough and brooding but oh so loveable at the same time.

"My perverted bastard"

Chloe wasn't my favourite; she was weak when it came to Shaw and blinded by her love for him. She needed some
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Kendall Ryan
May 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
It's LIVE!!!!! Are you ready to meet Shaw, the dirtiest and most broken alpha I've ever written!

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Rebeka
Jun 12, 2020 rated it did not like it
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Maria...
3,5 Hot Wednesday stars

"It's still me and you against world, Sunshine."

My friends this book was HOOOOOOOOT!!!
I really enjoyed it. It was a short sexy story about best friends being lovers after a bad event that happened and changed everything.I really like Kendall Ryan and her writing style that's why I've read a few of her books and as you can see still reading her work.

Everything started on a Wednesday.....
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The bad, the worse and in the end the best things....

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"You like riding that big c*ck
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Aileene
3rd time around with Ms Ryan and did it deliver?

Let's analyze.

Ok, thoughts.
I have so many of them but I won't really go into details. I will, however, take you to my geishas' reviews who read it same time with me and they have mirrored my thoughts.

I'll go first with Alp. To quote one part of her review:
I thought THIS was bad enough, but damn, what I found in the epilogue was the final straw—they created a charity in his late wife’s name. WTF!
My sentiments exactly.
THIS DIDN'T MAKE SENSE AT ALL.
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Dino-Jess ✮ The Book Eating Dinosaur ✮
Kendall Ryan writes amazing sex.

But that's about all I can say about this.

The characters are cardboard and the story is... practically nonexistent. Shaw pretty much used Chloe as his personal sex toy for the entire book and then when she started dating a nice boy he decided to pee on her leg and get all macho.

I'm confused about the sexy times though - I don't know if they were safe or not. I guess if I have to ask if they were safe, I can assume that they weren't? Because at the start of the
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Geri Reads
Jun 04, 2016 rated it liked it
Got this off KU. It's super short but it was enjoyable and it had some really good angst, which I wish could've been developed more. It's still good though. ...more
Jacqueline's Reads
May 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 Saucy Stars

Kendall Ryan books are my guilty pleasure. EVERYTIME I pick up her reads, it’s always saucy, fun and I’m ALWAYS satisfied when I’m finished. You will be instantly hooked within the first chapter of Wednesday.

Shaw is a complicated man. He’s wife just died and he’s handling it the best way he can. By using his best friend Chloe and he uses her every Wednesday. I love a complicated hero. I love how tortured and selfish Shaw was. It was delicious to read the way he treated Chloe. But d
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Alba and Her Secrets..♥
3 'Wednesdays' Stars!

I got this as a freebie (I think it still is!) and I decided to read it right away! I do find it's difficult to pack so many aspects in such a short story and I think Wednesday did pretty good. Shaw and Chloe are definitely hot together but I also have to say the whole behavior of both of them at the beginning kind of ruined part of their chemistry later for me.

Still, I enjoyed the reading experience and I am glad these two got their happy ever after at the end!
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Rejane
May 01, 2019 marked it as no-way-jose
Fuc-ing heroine was his way of grieving his dead wife (strike one )🤢😠
But what to say about a female who lets her “childhood” friend aka male mc fuc-s her on the day of his wife’s funeral?(strike 2)🤢😤 and lets him come back for more everyday Wednesday??🤔🤔🤣🤣🤣🤣
She’s 2nd best. IMO, she deserves the title and they deserve each other.
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️

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I believe this is the first book I've read from Kendall Ryan. I'm not entirely sure why but when I checked out this book blurb (and the book cover pant pant) I couldn't resist giving it a try.

Shaw and Chloe have been best friends since childhood but that's all they've been- aside from him teaching her how to kiss in those early tween years. Now they're grown and out of college working in their family-owned resort businesses in the Florida Keys. Then Shaw finds himself a widower at the han
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Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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WEDNESDAY. The day known as Hump Day. On this day, a man lost his wife. And on this day, two best friends meet just to have sex. Hard-core sex. Passionate sex. Sex for a couple of hours where two best friends get lost in each other. On Wednesday, a man loses himself with mind-blowing sex with his best friend. On Wednesday, he needs her. On Wednesday, she is his. But what happens when the
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Harper Sloan
May 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Sexy, steamy and captivating. Kendall Ryan does it again with another brilliant read.
Mandy
May 24, 2016 rated it liked it
Short and hot but seriously lacked romance. There was no chemistry between these two characters and I kind of thought Shaw was a dick.
Nancy❤The❤Bookaholic
May 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
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~~4 HEARTS~~

My only compliant: It was too short. I wanted MORE!!!!
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Anne's Corner Book Blog (AC)
May 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wednesday by Kendall Ryan ~ 4.5 Stars

“Hard-core fucking.

It’s not what I really want, but it’s all he has to offer. He’s filled with turmoil and heartache and regrets, but for two hours every Wednesday all he feels is me. How much I desire him, how desperate he makes me, how much I’d like things to be different between us. Real.

He used to be my best friend back before he got married. And now? Now, he’s a young widower. It would be wrong on so many levels to expect something more from him, so I gi
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Karen Mc
May 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wednesday is a sweet, smoldering, and spellbinding story of second chance love that hits your heart like a hurricane—hard and unexpected—where you’re flowing in feels. Body blazing. Heart hurting. Soul searing. Your body melts but the heart does too…maybe more. Kendall Ryan has written a story that smells like sex and sin, but its core is so much more. Wednesday is a sweet surprise, one that’s a breathtakingly beautiful story of love against the odds.

When I first saw the scorching cover and r
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Michelle
Mar 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Holy-Hotness. I love Kendall Ryan’s books. I mean, like I’d elope to Vegas and let Elvis marry me and my stack of 21 paperbacks in a heartbeat, if that sort of thing was legal... and if my husband would agree to the divorce or at least the move to Utah so we could make this happen.

Wednesday was a short novella that was jammed packed full of heat. Chloe and Shaw are childhood friends. She’s carried a bit of a torch for the man as long as she could remember, but it isn’t until he loses his wife an
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