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Torn Between Two

(The Torn Duet #1)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  965 ratings  ·  258 reviews
I believe in fairy tales — the kind where a knight in shining armor sweeps me off my feet. Coming from a broken home, fairy tales housed the hope I clung to. Never in my life did I imagine two knights coming into my life— two knights that wore very different armor.

A rockstar versus a lawyer.
Fast and furious versus deliberate and calculated.
Intense and passionate versus str
Published January 23rd 2017 by MAM Books LLC
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TORN BETWEEN TWO: This is my first time reading anything by this author but I have to confess I just had to sign up for this because of that damn cover!! My name is Kat and I am a cover hoe!!

This took me a while to get into, first chapter I didn't connect with the story, it felt like Sam was well under what her age stated her to be, an immaturity level came across, but as my reading progressed I connected with her character after more details of her upbringing came up
Sentranced Jem
Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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This is the first time I've read anything from this author and now, she's got me hooked! I mean right from the very first chapter- I read the entire book in one sitting, I didn't stop until I finished it and once that happened I went online, bought the next book and read that book until that book finished. Can you see me rambling on and on? I loved this book! I don't usually like love triangle romances.. I mean someone always ends up getting hurt at the end..tsk tsk.. but I
Feb 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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I can't stop smiling! It's like a high I cannot go down to. It feels like I was in love all over again.
Hawke is the dark knight and Josh is the contrast.
And at the same time I really want to cry with Josh's situation and just to be clear I am Team Josh here ladies and gents! No girl, even if it's near euphoria level of horniness has to feel that way beacuse a woman deserves better than a Hawke personality.
Can you imagine you will be left on th
Feb 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a very entertaining first book. I wish I connected more with Sam, Hawke and Josh but for some reason I didn't. I was interested and invested in the story. What I liked about this story was Sam's involvement with Hawke and Josh. These two very different men who evoked strong feelings within her. Also how they both brought out different sides to her. Sam certainly had chemistry with both Hawke and Josh.

Sam also had her baggage from her past weighing her down which was filled with loss and
Aug 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Probably 4-4.5 Stars. This is NOT your typical rocker story!

This book was chosen for me by Leslie in our Pick for Me challenge. I flew through this book and holy cliffhanger!

Samantha is a relationship kind of girl, focusing on her career as a pastry chef. When she goes to a concert and gets the chance to meet her idol, Hawke Calvin, lead singer of Def Deception, she is totally starstruck. The beginning was a little over the top and hard to believe with their initial meeting, and this is why I on
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
Jan 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
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3.5-4 STARS

I couldn't put it down :) it was good review to come!


Apr 06, 2018 rated it liked it
Torn Between Two is supposed to be an angsty love triangle between a rock star and a lawyer. Unfortunately, it’s a poorly constructed romance novel that tries too hard to be a love triangle without putting in the time to develop the relationships.

Torn Between Two follows Samantha as she crashes an after party for her favourite band. There she meets the leader singer and a connection is instantly formed. Samantha and Hawke’s relationship is that of a typical rock star romance, full of other women
Jan 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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*** ARC kindly provided for an honest review. ***

I'm still in a glass case of emotion. I read Torn Between Two in one sitting. I couldn't put it down.
I don’t read love triangles stories. Like ever.
When I have all these assumptions in my head, Mia Kayla proves me wrong. The writing was uplifting, enticing, and captivating. Be ready for the roller coaster of emotions. Once you get into the book, you won’t want to leave.

Samantha was at a point of her life, when she was still struggling about the p
book bruin
Jan 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Torn Between Two is like the perfect dessert. At times smooth and rich and the next crunchy and layered. After you devour it, you want to lick your plate and then you're left craving more. Yup, it's that good. I could not put it down and finished it in less than a day.

I loved how perfectly imperfect all of the characters were. Samantha (Sam) is driven, caring, and witty, but underneath that she is still struggling to find herself and dealing with the pain of her past. Hawke is cocky, intense, a
Alex ♈
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The Rock Stars of Romance
Jan 25, 2017 marked it as trsor-authors
#NEW Rockstar vs. Lawyer. Who will win her heart?
​Find out in Torn Between Two by Mia Kayla! NOW LIVE!
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Apr 01, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Nope not for me. gave up @ 25%. Characters too immature.
Kristy /Obsessed with Romance

It's January and I can tell you whole-heartedly that this book will be in my Top Ten for 2017.

Here's how I know:

This duet is in my Top Ten Books of All Time (as in one of the very best stories I've ever read).

This story is simply the most beautiful, uplifting, heart-breaking, love-affirming, soul-shattering roller coaster I've ever read. I can only say I am so beyond grateful that Mia Kayla took me on such a breath-taking ride. I'm not going to tell you this book is flawless because the beauty o

A. Cook
I am all for an angst filled love triangle. You know the kind filled with ex lovers and those wannabes who just seem to get in the way. Well, some of the elements are there but while reading I didn't get the scorch factor I was looking for.

So, small town girl Samantha (an aspiring pastry chef) finds herself having to make a choice between two very different guys. Should the small town girl choose the rudderless rocker or the soon to be lawyer? They all have a similar troubled past but as I go al
Lydia's Romance
5 'Gawt-DAHHMN' Stars
(Rating and review for both books)

How do I keep this review short and still have it encapsulate every emotion this duet evoked in me? There's simply no way I can; I don't have that kind of skill. This duet packs so much! The Torn Duet fucked with my feelings. It was a roller coaster of emotions and I ate it ALL up. I'm a sucker for (well written) love-triangles and I’m happy to add another amazing one to my Goodreads shelf *cheers, pom-poms and all*

Mia Kayla tore me up wit
J.A. DeRouen
Jan 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
When I read a Mia Kayla book, I prepare myself for the inevitable--she's going to take a huge chunk out of my heart. Torn Between Two did just that. Compelling characters, stellar writing, and a story line that kept me furiously flipping the pages--5 big achy, breaky heart stars!!!! Now, I'll just go bubble wrap my kindle before starting Choosing Forever! <3 <3 ...more
Auden Dar
Feb 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely loved this book. What's not to love? Two men. Bad boy. Boy next door. They both want you! They're both sexy. And then the author decides to give you some unexpected twists and turns and suddenly, you have to read book two immediately! ...more
Sep 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Decisions, decisions. So how would you choose between the hottest rock star in the world or the heir to a billion dollar company who wants to be a lawyer? Do you want the life of living with a man who always walks out on you to perform and who is also surrounded by groupies, booze and drugs or the steady sure thing with the lawyer who seems to always be there when you most need someone in your life? Granted I personally would have a hard time making any decisions but I would say Samantha was hav ...more
Judy Miracle
Jan 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I need more than 5 stars to rate this book!! I couldn't put it down and that ending. Shatter my heart to pieces. Seriously needing book 2 pronto to put my heart back together or at least piece it a little bit... Pretty Please.

This book will take you on a whirlwind of emotions. you will want to cry with the characters, be Sam's backbone when she needs it because you think shes being naive or just not seeing all the signs that are in front of her. But at the same time you understand how her heart
Mar 12, 2021 rated it really liked it
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I'm always in the mood to read a book with a love triangle. This was a fun, easy to read book. I loved all the characters. Each one had their own issues and were relatable. But honestly this isn't a love triangle story. Sam has her heart set on only one guy. And that ending! Ughh! I understand having a cliffhanger but it just made this book incomplete. I guess I will be reading the next one to find out who she picked.

Thank you to NetGalley, MAM Books LLC and Mia Kayla for a copy of "Torn Between
The Book Bee
Jan 13, 2017 rated it really liked it

"He loved me. There was no doubt. He loved me with all of his being, and in that moment, in the silence, I knew I'd fallen for him, too."

I LOVE TRIANGLES. If you've followed me for any length of time, you would totally know this. I love the push and pull, the intense emotions from all parties involved, the undeniable draw to each person involved....because it's REAL! I don't really care for outright cheating; blatant disrespect for the person you are with. That's not the draw
Anne Milne
Jan 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
Love triangles aren't for everyone but I love them, all that angst and longing all those pent up emotions you can't beat them.
After attending a concert Sam gets to meet the band and more importantly Hawke her schoolgirl crush. At their first meeting he acts like the typical arrogant rockstar and he nicknames her his 'sunshine'. I think for Hawke Sam is the light in his crazy world of music women and drugs, when he looks at her he wants to be the man she deserves. Then there is Josh who is the co
Sarah Reads "Reading in Sarah's Corner"
Ohhh! This book gave me so many feels! I have not swooned this hard in a long long time! It is no surprise that I love Mia Kayla and her writing style. Mia has this way of transporting her readers right into her books, you get lost right along in her stories with her characters.

What is surprising is that each and every one of Mia's books captured my heart and soul and left me feeling blissfully complete by the end. Mia is one of the few authors that can pull deep emotions from within me. From
Just so you know, this does end in a cliffhanger. I did not know that until I was halfway through or I probably would've waited to read it until the second one releases.

Samantha Clarke moved to Chicago to follow her dream of becoming a pastry sous chef. When her and her best friend, Chloe, go to a Def Deception concert, the last thing Sam expects is to actually meet her crush, Hawke Calvin. When Chloe tells Sam she needs to stop thinking and have some fun, that's exactly what Sam does. It's jus
Bookgasms Book Blog
Jan 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
There is just something about the writing of Mia Kayla that pulls me in to books I wouldn't normally be interested in. Rock star? Not usually my gig. Love triangle? Well, that brings about all kinds of angst and hurt feelings, which usually turns me off. Yet, as usual, as I stepped into her work, I was pulled under by a story I couldn't let go of and characters I could relate to as all my preconceived notions were invalidated.

“I wasn't this girl, unstable and weak. I prided myself on always ma
This is my first book by Mia, and I didn’t know what to expect. Yes, I’m a fan of gut wrenching love triangles so of course I signed up to review an ARC.

This roller coaster of emotion definitely will leave you torn. We meet Sam, the girl-next-door who’s out with a friend and by chance, meets Hawke Calvin, bad boy rock star. He’s everything sinful, sexy, hot, and he when his eyes land on Sam, she has no idea the whirlwind she’s about to embark on. Yes, this is a triangle, and this is where we mee
Patricia Maia (The Bookery Review)
Unbelievable Good!!!
Mia Kayla is an excellent writer. Her plots are so believable, the writing phenomenal, and the feelings extremely hard to get over with! She always leave me in a state of book hangover!

I have a thing for rock stars stories. Maybe its the glam, the high from the concerts, I don't know, I just know I get really excited to read what will happen in these characters life.
In Torn Between Two, you get two tormented characters. They feel right together, Sam is a fan of Hawke's music
Jan 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars!! I knew I would love this book! First, I'm a fan of this author's work. Second, I absolutely love-love triangles. Samantha first meets Hawke the rock star that she has always fan-girl over. She fell for him hard and fast. He noticed her right away from a large crowd. He was drawn to her and was needy toward her. Everytime he was having a hard time,he wanted her. Everything was not hunky dory with these two. Hawke didnt know how to do relationships. "With Hawk,when I was with him,I was ...more
Stephanie Rose
Dec 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
First five star of 2017!

I've always been a big fan of Mia Kayla. She's the queen of angst, but its never forced. She sucks you you in and makes you care about her characters so you really feel that push and pull. Torn Between Two may be my favorite book of hers yet.

Hawke and Josh...I completely understood Sam's pull to Hawke and why she kept going to him when it became more and more of a bad idea. Like her, you know he's not good but you can't stay away. Josh is sweet and loyal, and irresistibl
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Mia Kayla is a USA Today Bestselling romance author of hunky heroes and sassy heroines that always get their happily forever afters.

On the weekdays, she can be caught wearing a suit, commuting to her corporate job in downtown Chicago and raising three beautiful munchkins in the suburbs, four if you count the husband. Most of the time, she can be caught on the train with her nose in a book sportin

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