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The Ending I Want

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From the New York Times Bestselling author of The Mighty Storm, comes a heartfelt new standalone novel...

Taylor Shaw had the perfect life—until she was sixteen. That was when everything changed. From that moment on, life went from bad to worse…to the worst.
After recovering from a brain tumor, months later, she suffers the tragic loss of her whole family.
Since that fate
Kindle Edition, 467 pages
Published May 8th 2016 by Samantha Towle Writes Ltd
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Mar 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!

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Samantha Towle has real talent when it comes to creating the perfect book boyfriend. Liam Hunter is pretty amazing and made this book for me! I really enjoyed this story and the way it played out. I thought it would be a huge tearjerker, and while I did shed a tear or two (I’m a softie, what can I say?) I also had lots of smiles and laughs and loads of sexy time. It was an all around great read!
I’m going to die. And it’s a relief. Maybe I should rename my list to Things to
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}
(BR with Mel)

From the moment I met her, I knew that she was different. That my life was about to change. I just didn’t realize how it would change. Two weeks, and she’s stolen my heart completely.

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Samantha Towle is just one of those authors that never fails to write a story that sucks you in from the beginning and then leaves a lasting impression on you when you are done. I know that I’m going to fall in love with the Hero of the story and
Jennifer Kyle
Mar 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
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”Liam will go back to his life, and I will go back to…well, I’ll just go, and Liam will be none the wiser.”

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I was super excited to have won this ARC and though the story missed the mark for me, I did appreciate the author’s work and enjoyed the ride for the most part. The story is very straightforward in that the heroine Taylor Shaw feels that her brain tumor has returned and that she has limited time in this world. She is actually relived by this fact since she harbors
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
2.5 Stars

Recently, I've found myself wishing for a lot of things. Things I have no right to wish for. But the heart can be a selfish and foolish thing. And mine is certainly both.

I have been sitting here for days trying to figure out how to rate this book. I adore Samantha Towle's books. The Mighty Storm is still one of my all times favorites. When I first read the blurb to The Ending I Want, I knew I had to read it. It sounded like exactly the highly emotional reads I love that would tug at
May 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I picked this one up before bed, I thought I would get a few chapters in and finish tomorrow. That didn’t work out as planned, because once you meet Liam Hunter, you don’t just go to bed, no you stay up waiting to see what he will say next.

"I’m not brave, babe. A lot of things scare me. I just refuse to let those fears control me.”

I love Samantha Towle, so I was reading this one regardless, but I’ll be honest that title scared me. I don’t like to cry and I just knew this one would b
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog

What a lovely story! Not exactly what I was expecting but this doesn't mean I didn't love it! What did I find? A super hot like no other story! The story is about a girl Taylor who a brain tumor and now has returned and she doesn't have a lot of time. She decides to go to London and she has a list of things that she wants to do. On the airplane she meets a hot guy Liam! These two will spend a lot of hot moments together! My only complaint about this story is that I expected the story to
Apr 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Taylor Shaw is living with the weight of guilt on her shoulders. She blames herself for her family dying and because of that guilt she's given up on life. She doesn't feel she has anything to live why live at all. When she realizes the brain tumor she thought she was rid of has returned, she accepts it and decides it's time for her to die. There's no fight left in her, so she decides to complete the list she started at sixteen, the first time there was a possibility she wouldn't beat th ...more
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★It's LIVE! ★ $2.99 until Friday the 13th May ★
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THE ENDING I WANT is everything I expected and more, so much more! I laughed, smiled and cried as my emotions developed in synchronization with the narrative. It’s about fear, living, loving and fighting. I fully expected an overwhelming emotional read and it certainly became that as my tears flowed at certain moments but in addition the pages gave me a gorgeous mix of a girl living in the mom
4 “Bucket List” Stars.

After losing her family in accident and surviving a brain tumor, Taylor believes life can’t have any more curveballs for her. Until her tumor returns.
Decided not to go through all the suffering again and wanting to join her family she refuses to go under treatment and just enjoy whatever time she has left. Going to England to visit the place her parents fell in love, she didn’t expect to meet Liam, the owner of the flight company and the first check in her “bucket list”
Jeannine Allison
4.5 stars...

This is going to be short and sweet (hopefully) because I have a lot of work to do.

My feelings on this one are very similar to the only other book I've read by this author, When I Was Yours. I really, really enjoyed it! But at the same time, it is fairly predictable and I could see it not appealing to other readers. The novel takes place over two weeks so it's essentially insta-love, but it didn't really feel like that. In the beginning, it's very much about lust. I mean she kisses h
MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Apr 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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4.5 Hunter & Boston Stars!
(ARC provided by author)
(BR with Patty)

-Everyone feels fear. But the day you let your fear control you is the day you stop living.

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Taylor Shaw is a 22 yr. old woman from Boston who is alone in life. After suffering from a brain tumor at the age of 16, her entire life just continued to go downhill. Shortly after recovering she lost her entire family. Now she suspects her tumor has returned, & she is preparing herself to die & finally be reunited with her family. She h
Lea ★
WARNING: This review may contain a few spoilers.
5 BIG stars*****

I smiled, I cried, I did cartwheels in my head and laughed out loud :)
I can't stop thinking about it.
First thing I did today after reading this, I sent a message to my friend telling her to read it immediately, and then I called my other friend and told her all about it. She will probably read it too... I am serious, this blew my mind. Just like that.

It's no secret that I am a HUGE Samantha Towle fan.
She is an amazing st
Katy Loves Romance ❤️

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4.25 Stars
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"He who has overcome his fears will truly be free."

Oh man I really enjoyed this sexy read.. I have to be truthful though I've had to think on my rating as I had a few little niggles and that's the only reason it's not 5... Saying that this was
Jacqueline's Reads
6 Amazing Stars!!!!!

This book has so many raving reviews. I didn’t believe it, until I read it and now I get it. The Ending I Want is an incredible book and to my surprise, it’s not depressing or sappy at all. It’s a book that will grab you within the first page. I read this in one sitting and I couldn’t get enough of the story and characters. I simply loved and devoured this one.

You should too.

Taylor had cancer in the past and she believes its back. She doesn’t want to go through treatment aga
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️
4.25 Steamy, Exciting, and Emotional Stars!

I kind of went into this book with a bit of misconstrued thoughts as to the type of book The Ending I Want would be. Between the title of the book and the blurb, I was bracing myself for the mutha of a sad and angsty plot. I mean, it's apparent, right? The ENDING I want? Although the book ramped up on emotion and angst towards the end, the bulk of the story is rather light hearted, exciting, and steamy.

Liam Hunter is the owner of several multi-billion d
★★★ 3 Stars ★★★

This was a cute story and perfect for an easy read to pass by an afternoon. Going in, I thought it might be a bit of a heartbreaker, but it was more a story about hope and letting go of the past.

The star of the show was without a doubt our hero, Liam. He was a gorgeous, rich and generous guy, who fell for a sassy Bostonian on his flight home to London.

Taylor has a list, one that she wants to complete before she dies. Having survived a brain tumor at 16, she is left with the guilt
Lyndy Ann ♫
The Ending I Want is my ninth Samantha Towle book and by far the steamiest she has written to date OMG Hunter and Taylor are scorching together (my glasses were steaming up), I totally loved everything about this story.

Taylor Shaw has a brain tumor and she is letting it kill her so she can join her family in Heaven they died in a tragic accident but Taylor has been blaming herself for their deaths and so she has a list of things to do before she dies number one on her list is go to London this i
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 ★'s

I just have to start with....I love this girl and her lists! And it doesn't hurt that right off the bat, the gorgeous, rich hero sits right next to her and she "surprise" kisses him and oh, what a kiss that was! (Why doesn't this happen in real life?!)

Bottom line? Taylor had a brain tumor and she thinks she has another one and is going to die. She's happy about it because her whole family is dead and she will get to see them again. She wants to ask their forgiveness because she believes she
m ✦ foesandlovers
Feb 19, 2017 rated it liked it
The Ending I Want by Samantha Towle

Genre: Contemporary/Romance
Type: Standalone
POV: First person - dual POVs - Taylor and Liam
Release date: May 8th, 2016
Cliffhanger: (view spoiler)
HEA: (view spoiler)

Quick thoughts:
Story: 3/5 stars
Writing: 3/5 stars
Characters: 3.5/5 stars
Sexiness: 4/5 stars
Cover: 4/5 stars

Overall rating: 3.5/5 stars – Finished this book in a day!! I still think I enjoyed Unsuitable more (also by Samatha Towle), but it was still a good
✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰
Not really sure what to say...
I LOVED IT...but ... ☺
After reading the blurb I expected something with A LOT MORE tears.
Not that I was disappointed by that - I've read enough ugly-cry books the last few weeks.
But I did kind of expect more tears. There were some tears, but not as much as the blurb led us to expect.
I loved Liam and Taylor and grandpa and Liam's buddies.
And of course Jake Wethers has a little part in here too.... also Carrick Ryan☺ I loved that.

What I didn't love.... A few things ab
Mar 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
☆ I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! ☆

"Falling in love might not have been on my list...but I'm glad I fell in love with you, Liam."

The Ending I Want was much more bright and upbeat than I had thought it was going to be. I must of read it is one or two separate sittings, in between having to break to pick up my nephew from preschool and private life happenings, and it was severely addicting and intriguing. I did not want it to end.

Imagine yourself an orphan dy

I think i am having a really bad book spell. All i want is to read a nice little chick-lit book and all i am getting lately is stupid mediocre or downright crazy in return.

or may be thats just me:/

I dont know .

Getting back to this book............i read the description and what i expected was a nice story of a girl who wanted to fulfil her wishes before she dies and along the way finds that one person who will convince her that life is worth living......
Not really a new
Ayushi Agarwal
May 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: samantha-towle
Beautiful, heart throbbing, intense and emotional. The author did complete justice with the story.
Simply awesome.
Jessica's Book Review
Apr 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: unlimited
What a wonderful book! The Ending I Want was such a refreshing, fun, sexy, yet emotional read all in one! I couldn’t put it down and didn’t want it to end. I’m still thinking about Liam & Taylor and their sexy romance!

Taylor is 22 years old and has already been through tragic events. At 16 she survived a brain tumor that nearly took her life. At 18 she lost her entire family in a fire; which she blames herself for. Now at 22 her severe headaches and symptoms are back. She knows she is dying but
Steffi De Ceuster  ♥
May 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Steffi by: Hanne
So I was intrigued by the blurb and by reading the review of my friend Hanne

The cover is very beautiful, but the story is so much more! For me it was special also because there was a time I thought there was something inside my head, I had so much headache and really had that feeling like there was something inside. But I did some tests and they said it's migraine. So I can only imagine what she goes through.

I liked how they met it's so original and specia

4.5 "I want it that way" stars

Taylor Shaw is 22. She lost her family in a tragic accident of which she blames herself for. And on top of that, she's terminaly ill. She wants to experience whatever she possible can from her bucket - things to do before she dies – list, starting with the trip to England. One of the random items from the list was crossed the minute she locked her eyes and lips with him – the handsome stranger sitting next to her on a plane. Cause what the heck, she's got nothing to
May 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was such a great story and I couldn’t put it off. Easy to read, the characters were fun and flirty, but they have depth.

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Originally posted at Booklovers For Life

Ever since I read The Storm series, I’ve been a big fan of Samantha Towle’s. I get super excited for every one of her releases, so when I heard about The Ending I Want (and saw the gorgeous cover), I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it! While I didn’t completely love it, it’s certainly an emotional, if frustrating, read. While I can’t say there was anything particularly unique about the story or characters, if you’re a long-time fan of the author, you just
Dilek VT
Jul 18, 2017 rated it liked it
“I’m sorry, Liam. It’s too late. I want this. I want to die. I want to be with my family. It’s the ending I want.”

This is the story of a girl who is dying and refusing the treatment. She just wants to go to London, complete the things she wants to do and then, come back to Boston to die. As always, fate has other plans for her...

Taylor has a tumor in her brain... again.
But this time her family is not with her.
Her parents and siblings are all dead.
Taylor blames herself for the accident they di
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
If you knew you were going to die in the very near future, would you spend the days you have left living it up in the moments you have left? Would you be more open to new and exciting experiences instead of letting fear dictate your choices? Why aren't you living like that now then? These are questions that I asked myself reading this book.

Taylor is on her way from Boston to London with a bucket list in her hand. She is hoping to scratch everything off her list in the next two weeks, then she wi
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Samantha Towle is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.

A native of Hull, she lives in East Yorkshire with her husband, their son and daughter, and three large furbabies.

She is the author of contemporary romances, The Storm Series, The Revved Series, The Wardrobe Series, The Gods Series, and standalones, Trouble, When I Was Yours, The Ending I Want, Unsuitable, U

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