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Dear Jane

3.78  ·  Rating details ·  3,191 ratings  ·  432 reviews
I broke her heart ten years ago and left town.

She hates me, and rightly so. It doesn’t matter that the rest of the country loves me, that I’m a starting quarterback with a multimillion-dollar contract. Because when I look in the mirror, all I see is a failure who was too young—and too afraid—to fight for what I wanted.

But I’m not that guy anymore, and all I need is one sho
Published October 15th 2018 by Kendall Ryan
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3.5 stars

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Dear Jane is a steamy and sweet second chance/sports romance. It was a little different than the books that Kendall normally writes, but still has the same heart and heat. 

Weston and Jane were high school sweethearts who broke up during Weston’s first year of college. Wes hurt Jane more than he ever knew when she broke up with him. Fast forward years later, and Wes is playing for the NFL. His dreams have came true, but his personal life… not so much. Due to a cheating fiancé, he i
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

I knew it might be a little awkward joining a team where the assistant manager is my high school sweetheart. We were each other’s first loves, first everything. We gave each other our virginity, and after that, she gave me her whole heart. I gladly took it, and our breakup wasn’t easy.

”DEAR JANE” is a sweet and sexy second chance romance between an NFL Quarterback and his High School sweetheart and first love. Sports romances always take me t
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
5 stars

Dear Jane is by far my favorite book by Kendall Ryan, it has everything I wanted and even more.Kendall Ryan delivers a fast paced,sweet,steamy and heartwarming romance.


I loved the pace in this one and the characters were fantastic.I loved that they have a history in the past and now they meet again.I adored Weston and Jane.Jane is sassy, strong and independent.I love her, she was perfect.Wes stole my heart, after years he still has feelings for Jane.

They have an amazing relationship.Firs
Kendall Ryan
Oct 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: my-books
A second chance romance about a hotshot quarterback and the one girl who isn't falling for his game.


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Review on September 11 (before release)


The H broke h heart, left her for football, got engage, broke up with his fiancee BECAUSE she cheated on him, then meets his ex and wants second chance with her? I don't want to judge I really don't, not after loving Flirting with forever, but so far I'm not liking the sound of it. I hope I am wrong and its a good book. Also, I really really hope there's lots and lots of grovelling and h is very strong and doesn't think with her vagina.
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Anne OK
Oct 18, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-reads
A real disappointment! No depth or growth in either of the main characters. Too much that just couldn't be taken at its face value -- too far out of the realm of reality for me to swallow. Truth is -- this one was downright boring. Jane was way too forgiving and gullible and Mr. Football was a douche. This is a trope that's been redone over and over and over again -- and this one didn't do so well in the remake.

From this author, I expected a lot more.
Tijuana *Book Twins Reviews*
This cover tho!! Holy hell. I cannot stop staring at this gorgeousness.

Dear Jane is a sweet and somewhat emotional second chance romance. I went in blind and expected something completely different based on the title and cover. I was pleasantly surprised by Weston and Jane’s story.

Here’s what I enjoyed:
The main characters - Weston and Jane have a complicated history, so when he returns home they’re both a bit blindsided. Regardless of the tension, they both know their past relationship and chem
“The world just feels so much more right with her in my arms.”

Dear Jane by Kendall Ryan is a sexy, swoon-worthy, second chance romance that hit all of my emotional buttons. Jane and Weston’s story took a turn that I didn’t expect but it made the love story richer and more beautiful. These two were high school sweethearts that shared each other’s firsts, and that included first heartbreak. Ten years later and that heartbreak is as fresh as the day it happened. When Weston Chase crashes back i
***4 Stars***

I do love me some second chance romance. It doesn’t really matter if it’s an angsty or sweet, though I will be honest and say I do like a good serving of angst, I simply enjoy watching as two people come to the realization that the attraction, the connection, that they once had is still there and work through the issues that drove them apart and Dear Jane served up a good dose of that for me. It was a sweet, funny and smexy ride that while low on the OTT angsty drama, it did ser
Rochelle | Rochelle Reads ♡
Sep 28, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc

Kendall Ryan always delivers on fast-paced, sweet and fluffy contemporary romances. Dear Jane is that with second chance romance and loose enemies-to-lovers vibes weaved throughout.

Weston and Jane have complex history.

During high school they were each other’s firsts and teenage sweethearts. But human selfishness, lacking communication and unfortunate circumstances destroyed all of the love and trust built. Ten years later they've finally reunited with bitter mistrust and wariness separating the
Oct 14, 2018 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnfr-dumbaf
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Tracy *To the point Reviews*
This was a sorta DNF...

I was in a mood for a grovel read. but this didn't satisfy that itch. Too easily, this hero worms his way back into the heroine's life. Then he does something utterly dumb again. And thats when I lost interest. In any case, I didn't really feel the attraction between them. Nor did I understand how quickly the heroine let her guard down after ten years of anger.

Nov 03, 2018 marked it as no-rather-poke-my-eye-out
I love second chance romances EXCEPT WHEN;

A) the guy moves quickly on and marries or almost marries an OW
B) the h gets stuck with nobody or a loser
C) the guy doesn't grovel
D) the excuse for the breakup is stupid
E) a decade or more passes
F) they reconnect through chance and not because he goes looking for her.
G) all of the above...

... this one is a 'G'
Oct 07, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: for-review
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Dear Jane was my first Kendall Ryan book. It had great banter and character development. A good back story as well with Jane's reasons for letting Weston go. Also football. That's always a plus!

As much as I enjoyed this story, I also feel that it just kind of fell flat for me. I went in with really high expectations as I know that Kendall Ryan has so many great releases and a lot of devoted readers. Dear Jane just didn't do what I wanted it to. This could also be an it's not you, it's me sit
Oct 14, 2018 rated it did not like it
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I had high expectations from this book, but it kind of disappointed me... I didn’t feel that connection I usually feel between characters in romance books. And on the other hand, I didn’t like the way Weston got back Jane. It wasn’t enough for my taste...
Anne's Corner Book Blog (AC)
Oct 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love second chance romance and Ms. Ryan gave us another awesome story of Jane and Weston - sweet, funny, angsty romance. Jane and Weston were high school sweetheart. They were happy young lovers with so many future plans together. When Weston left for college everything fall apart. Weston was unavailable when Jane needed him the most. He moved on to pursued a successful football career. Jane was left behind heartbroken and alone.
Ten years later, Weston was recruited as a starting quarterback
Sep 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Sweet and Sexy Stars!

“He tasted like gin and lime and heartbreak, and so many things I won’t let myself think about right now.”

Dear Jane is just the kind of second chance romance that I can’t get enough of. The characters are entertaining and certainly suck you into their story. The tension is intense and the chemistry keeps you begging for more. Dear Jane is the kind of story that you can easily devour in just a single sitting and that will leave you with a goofy smile on your face.

From the m
Oct 16, 2018 rated it did not like it
On second consideration, I'm downgrading this to 1 star only.

2.5 stars

This one is just all over the place - Jane's was still hating Wes in the first 2 chapter, then suddenly just forgives easily during a Walmart shop with Wes. I'm not saying that the forgiving is bad, it's just so sudden. And then when they sort of got back together, and the Wes stupidly dumped Jane again - over a text message no less - and somehow Jane just forgives him again easily. I'm not saying she should just hold grudges,
Melissa B
Oct 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
As always Kendall did not disappoint, I was sucked into this story and kept telling myself just one more chapter, just one more until the very end. If you are a second chance romance junkie like myself then prepare to fall head over heels in love with Wes and Jane's story. A story that was fun, sexy, witty and filled with explosive chemistry that will have you begging for more!
Bookgasms Book Blog
Sep 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ratula
Kendall Ryan can portray a myriad of heroes across all genres but Weston Chase is one of my absolute favorites as he was real, honest and on a quest for redemption. It takes a strong man to admit when he was wrong and Kendall Ryan unequivocally delivered and then some with Wes. He was emotional, raw, intense, sexy af and absolutely delicious!

Second chance romances are my favorite stories. There is something about the shared history and wronged feelings that bring out the perfect angst-filled, e
Ryan - Sweet Red Reader
Oct 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-love
Kendall Ryan is still one of my A1's, but I think this is one of those cases where my expectations were set a little too high (y'all know how I feel about sports romances and second chances and Dear Jane is both) and my experience with the book is colored by it. While I enjoyed Jane and Wes' story, everything unfolded a bit to conveniently. Jane had a really strong reason for disliking Weston when they are thrown into each others lives again, but she seems to get over it rather quickly and with ...more
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Oct 15, 2018 rated it really liked it

Super cute, sexy and light(ish) second chance romance.

Weston is a football player who has made a name for himself in the world of the NFL. Not for his antics but for being a hard player and good at the game. When some personal things get him drafted back to his home town there is nothing but venom coming from the teams assistant manger Jane.

You see Jane and Weston used to be in love, back when life was supposed to be easier but things didn't work out as planned and now ten years later ther
Oct 16, 2018 added it
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Beneath The Covers Blog
Oct 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, 2018-reads, sonal
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Aug 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Nov 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
Dear Jane by Kendall Ryan is a sweet second chance romance that was filled with heat and heart. While implementing a sports romance theme, Ryan draws in her readers with a storyline of two people who are connected by a past. Weston and Jane were each other’s first love and first heartbreak. Fast forward to ten years later, Jane and Weston are reunited due to Weston’s job. How will Jane react to seeing Weston? Will old feeling resurface? And will Jane be able to forgive and take a chance with We ...more
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Mar 29, 2019 marked it as nope
Sometimes I feel embarrassed for the author for writing such stupid stories and female characters who are ruled by a penis attached to a hot body.
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