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(Soul Serenade #4)

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  1,298 ratings  ·  171 reviews
She came into my life without warning. It wasn’t love at first sight, but the more time I spent with her, I knew she was the one. Our relationship was complicated, and I knew I had my work cut out for me. I have to prove to her that she’s all I see. That no matter how the past reads, we can re-write the future.

He’s the sexiest one of the group, in my personal opinion. We’r
Published November 27th 2018
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Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
With the fourth installment of the Soul Serenade Series, Ryan gives us a super sexy boss/employee and friends to lovers story wrapped up in one. Cassidy is Gavin’s assistant and she desperately needs her job. Working together and growing close as friends, these two have been tip toeing around one another for quite awhile. When the rest of the band suggests a scouting mission out of town and nominates Gav and Cass, I knew the sparks were gonna fly. Gavin takes this opportunity to prove to Cassidy
Sissy's Romance Book Review
Insistent by Kaylee Ryan is book Four in the Soul Serenade series. This is the story of Cassidy and Gavin. I haven't yet read the previous books so for me this was a standalone book. Gavin sees his follow friends/band mates getting married and he wants that too. But he wants Cassidy and tries to pursue the feeling he has but she is to guarded. Cassidy has worked hard to get where she is and has overcome a lot from her background. So she is fighting the attraction she has for Gavin and his slow s ...more
Nov 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Insistent by Kaylee Ryan is the fourth book in the Soul Serenade series and only the second one I read. It can be read as a standalone, though I am excited to go back and read the first two in the series. Each book is a story of the bandmates of Soul Serenade.

Gavin has seen his friends and bandmates fall in love. I loved Gavin. He was such a good guy with a big heart. He was caring and determined. Cassidy has worked very hard to build the life she has. Though she wants Gavin, she is worried abo
And the last guy falls with this one. I liked that once Gavin realized he was really interested in Cassie he changed his ways, no more women and he did what he could to be closer to her, that he cultivated a friendship all in case at some point she would become interested in him. Cassie had very valid points for not going after Gavin, but once they crossed the line there was no going back for them. I liked that at that point it was all about living life, even when bad things happened and boy did ...more
The boys of Soul Serenade are back! And more swoon-worthy than ever! This is the last book in the series, and features Gavin and Cassidy! We saw hints of what was coming in the other books, but they are finally getting their story told!

Gavin is a member of the Rock band, Soul Serenade. But things are changing for the band. The other members are getting married, and having families, settling down. And Gavin wants that, but the one he wants it with is resisting him at every turn. Gavin is that guy
Nancy Metsch
Oct 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
** Spoiler free review**
Gavin Macintosh!!! I have a lot to say about this Rock Star! Let's start with the fact the man is 100% swoon worthy. You know how they say you know you found the "one". Well Gavin did. She is everything he wants. NOW he needs to convince Cassidy.
Let me just say Cassidy is so amazing. And trust me I get her 100%. She likes Gavin A LOT!! But she feels like she can't be him. They play a great game of tug of war. Does Gavin win? You have to read it.
Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
5 Stars!

Kaylee Ryan is back with the finale of this series and she did not disappoint in one minute of this sweet, sweet book... every single word hit me hard and hit me fast and I wouldn't have had it any other way. It freaking feels like I've been waiting forever for these two... Gavin and Cassidy... and finally they are here to tell their swoony, sexy, sweet, undeniable captivating love story.

Insistent was an unforgettable romance... a book that I could not put down until long after the pages
Alecia (The Staircase Reader)
Nov 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Insistent is the fourth book in the Soul Serenade series by Kaylee Ryan.
In this series we witness four badass rockstars finding and falling head over heals in love. So far, Kacen, Cole, and Tristian have all found love. Now it's Gavin's turn to fall into the inevitable! And let me tell you, Gavin and Cassidy's love is one hell of a story.

Insistent is Gavin and Cassidy's story. This is a true, punch you in the heart with all it's lovableness, type novel. I have to warn you, there is a tad bit of
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I cannot adequately express in words how much I adored Gavin McIntosh. Like at all. He's one of the best guys I've read all year and I LOVE HIM. Did I say I LOVE HIM???

Gavin is a member of Soul Serenade, a rock group. The other band members have all gotten married and started having babies, so the guys buy a record label to stay close to their families. Cassidy works for the label and the guys, and Gavin is madly in love with her. Cassidy won't cross that line - her mother is ill and in care and
Sofia Lazaridou
Nov 27, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Insistent is the perfect word to describe Gavin. He is so focused on getting the girl and very alpha, but not in a way that would make me call him a stalker. He has been in love with her for quite some time now and what made me respect him as a character was his admission that he hadn't slept with another woman since the moment he met Cassidy. For once, we didn't have to read the overused plotline where the hero is a walking STD. Just like it happened in the third book (and the only other book I ...more
Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
This story was amazing just simply amazing. First off I loved the setting and the characters. They all had a role to play and they played it well. I love the band mates and how they were all settling down having families and still doing the road life but they knew it was time to settle down and put the playboy days away. Gavin is the last to do this but he has never felt anything for a woman before that would make him say hell yes I need her as my wife. That is until Cassidy comes to work for th ...more
Danielle S.
Nov 24, 2018 rated it it was ok
Gavin and Cassidy’s story is a sweet one. He’s in the band. She works for the band. He wants her, she wants him but she doesn’t want to risk her job so she denies her feelings. Gavin on the other hand is insistent. He won’t stop until she’s his.

I love reading books and writing reviews, but I have to be honest, I don’t have a lot to write about this story. It didn’t do much for me. Don’t get me wrong I’m all about marriage and babies but the obsession in this storyline was too much. I just threw
April Symes
Insistent is the 4th and final book in the Soul Serenade series.This is the story of Cassidy and Gavin. If you have read the previous 3 books, then you have seen hints of Gavin and Cassidy's story and the bubbling up of the heart and heat of their love story. With Gavin , he is sexy, sweet, fierce, confident, and one handsome man who knows what and who he wants and that is Cassidy. He’s determined to show Cassidy just how good they could be together but Cassidy keeps resisting him at every singl ...more
Nicki - The Overflowing Bookcase
Working hard to get the record company under their belts, Gavin has spent a lot of time with Cassidy. The two have feelings for each other but Cassidy is hesitant to fall for her boss. When a business trip opens them up to unbridled passion Gavin is all in but Cassidy is still on the fence. Can Gavin prove to her that he is the man for her? Or will she walk away form the best thing in her life to save her job? I enjoyed this book tremendously but in the end I am sad to see the series complete. T ...more
Jan 27, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I pretty sure I have read the other books in this series as I love reading rockstars however this one did nothing for me. The book is aptly titled, as Gavin has been carrying a torch for Cassidy from previous books and Cassidy refuses to give in with good reasons at first. But her constant no we can’t got old. The storyline doesn’t really have much except when an evil dude from the previous books makes an appearance, brief as it was it kicked some life into the story. I tend to like my rockstars ...more
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Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Cassidy and gavin's story was everything I imagined it would be.
This is book 4 in this series of standalones and I highly recommend this book.
Nov 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow, wow, wow!! I fell immediately in love with this book and Gavin and Cassidy. I haven’t read any of the Soul Serenade books and I’m going to have to change that. I’m in love with these characters and with everything they stand for!! I just, my heart is so very full after finishing this story!
Nov 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-s
I really enjoy Kaylee Ryan's writing style. She keeps it interesting and sweet. I have not read any of the other books in this series. These aren't necessary, but obviously you get more back story and the previous characters are included in this story. You can tell the stories are similar, but each has to do with a different band member, but have their own twist.
I liked how this relationship wasn't love at first sight. It was a bit of a build up. Cassidy has had a rough time and is finally say
Nana Pickrell
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: rockers
You know that elusive book hangover we all look for? Kaylee delivers that with Insistent. Every book Kaylee puts out, I always say it is my favorite one and yes, it happened again!!! She knows how to keep readers entertained and definitely keeps us on our toes. Her books are heartwarming, tender, funny, sexy, and romantic. She puts her heart and soul into each and every book she publishes and you can tell this. Insistent took me through several emotions, I may have even shed a tear or two. Wonde ...more
 Leo (Queen of the Rants and Spoilers)
3.5 stars.
RTC..... if I feel like it.
Franci Neill
Nov 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 Being Insistent Gets the Girl of His Dreams Stars!!

I've been waiting for Gavin's book since Ms. Ryan announced she was giving each Soul Serenade member their own books. And the wait has been totally worth it! We got hints of Gavin and Cassidy in the previous books and I really thought I knew what was happening between them, but oh how wrong I was!

Cassidy is a young women that's beautiful, intelligent, independent and has the weight of the world on her shoulders. She's definitely attracted
May 23, 2019 rated it liked it
I never thought I'd say this, but this book was actually TOO SWEET for me. It was even sweeter than a Hallmark movie. It's been a while since I read the rest of this series, but I remember that the other guys were also sweet and not at all the typical rocker when it came to their girls and family. But Gavin took that up 100 notches.

Now, I've got nothing against a man knowing who he wants to be with and pursuing her, as long as it's done in a healthy and non-creepy way. And Gavin certainly pursu
Ashley Hampton
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
1. Demanding something.
2. Persistent.
3. Compelling attention or notice.

Kaylee Ryan knows how to write one heck of a romance book. I am so sad to see this series end, but Kaylee went out with a bang. Gavin, Gavin, Gavin. That man is astronomical. I could read Insistent a million times and still want more. Insistent left my heart so full, with a smile is still on my face, and Gavin and Cassidy's story on constant replay in my mind. As always, Kaylee Ryan's writing is flawless, with no sub
Jennifer Copeland
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Title: Insistent
Series: Soul Serenade (Book 4)
Author: Kaylee Ryan
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Fiction, Romance, New Adult Romance
Pages: 210
Rating: 5 Stars
Reviewed by Jennifer Copeland for Janise Jivin’ Book Blog

Insistent by Kaylee Ryan was a HOT and FANTASTIC read! Insistent by Kaylee Ryan is the 4th book in her Soul Serenade Series. This was the first book that I have read by Kaylee Ryan and it won’t be my last! I am going back to read the first three books in the series. That’s how fantastic I
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a great way to end the series (although I wish it could go on forever). I have a special place in my heart for the boys of Soul Serenade and to see Gavin finally get his HEA it was perfect.

Gavin has been watching his brothers drop one by one...Marriage, kids and happiness and joy like nothing he's ever seen. Now he wants his piece of the pie too! And he has had his sights on Cassidy for a while now. He tries relentlessly to get her to see him as more than her best friend, but the girl is st
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So Insistent that she be his.

Oh my, Gavin. He is the epitome of this book: hot, sweet, sexy, and oh, so, Insistent. This book was Insistent that I read it in one sitting, and I absolutely agreed! What a brilliant romantic round up to a magic series of sexy rockers, and while we certainly get both Gavin’s and Cassidy’s POV, it is through their eyes that we catch up with the rest of the crew.

I also have to say that I’ve always tried hard not to judge a book by it’s cover, but damn! Check out the e
Whitley Parris-Harper
Nov 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was an awesome ending to the Soul Serenade series by Kaylee Ryan. This is the story we have all been waiting for...Gavin and Cassidy. We have gotten glimpses as to who Gavin was always interested in and now we get to watch it play out.

Both Gavin and Cassidy have liked each other for some time but Cassidy has been denying all of Gavin's requests to date due to an illness her mother has and not wanting to risk ruining her friendship with Gavin which could lead to losing her job. After spendin
Aug 01, 2022 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cassidy has been working for Soul Records. They suggested that she and Gavin needs to head to a music festival to scope some bands. Gavin is her boss and despite how she feels about him, she does not want to fall in love with him for fear of losing her job. Gavin tried to ask her out on a date, but she always refused him. It was hard for her to deal with her mom since she has an Alzheimer's disease wherein she does not remember her at all. They are staying at a hotel suite for the whole trip.
Susan Trewick
Nov 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the fourth book in the series, it could be read as a standalone but I feel you would get more enjoyment out of it if you read the previous books as the those couples feature in this story. Where to start! I love this series and have been waiting a long time for Gavin and Cassidy story, it was well worth the wait, it was everything I hoped for and more! It hasn’t been an easy road for them, there’s a lot of pushing and pulling, mainly from Cassidy, but she has her reasons. Gavin is a tota ...more
Sunny Shelly Reads
3.5 Stars

Insistent is the 4th and final book in the Soul Serenade series; I have not read the other books, and while this is a standalone, there are some details that I think I would have appreciated more had I read the rest of this series first.

Gavin is kind of the last man standing amongst his friends and bandmates: He's single, watching the rest of his friends get married and start families. He's long had a thing for Cassidy, but since she works for the band AND Gavin is one of the record com
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Kaylee Ryan has been crowned the Queen of Swoon by her readers. With nearly fifty romance books under her belt, she’s known for penning happily ever afters with heart. When she's not writing, you can find her with a book in her hand or hanging out with her family where she resides in her home state of Ohio.


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