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We were an unlikely couple: the cocky athlete and the preacher’s daughter. Once he finally won me over, he wasn’t supposed to break my heart.

Ten years later, he’s back in our hometown. Only now, he’s different. A cunning businessman, a big-city resident.
...and the father of someone else’s child.

When he left town, I stayed. Now I’m a teacher by day and aspiring artist by ni
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Published February 7th 2019
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Leila
Jan 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Somewhere Between Us, did not disappoint, after a year of waiting Holly manages to deliver this little beauty with the softer side of her writing style.

Cameron and Jeremy are an unlikely pair from the beginning. This story evolves with just the right amount of angst and builds up in all the right places. It flits between past and present.

Sometimes you can love someone, but it isn’t the right time. Honestly, I think this was the case with these two. Both Jeremy and Cam needed the ten years of sep
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Erika PBookHavenBookBlog
Jan 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
"When he cared, he cared hard, and memories of those days thaw the remaining ice around my heart."

What a sweet and heart-string tugging 2nd chance this was!! Filled to the brim with regret, missed chances, what-ifs, and settling for less than you deserve. Insecurities really debilitated the female character as she worked through, and 10 years later it felt so good to watch them fall!! The push/pull of old habits and changes as you grow up made me root for this couple with each page turned. At ti
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Stormi (Bewitched Reader)
Feb 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading about Cameron and Jeremy getting their second chance at forever. Especially since we were given glimpses into their high school relationship through the "Then" chapters. I felt like their story did progress in the way that was meant to be, because they both had a lot of growing up to do after high school.

The addition of Asher to the story made my heart all warm and fuzzy. Holly Hall did an amazing job writing a realistic and completely adorable child character. I feel like som
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Rachael
Jan 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

"Somewhere Between Us" by Holly Hall showed me once again how talented she is as an author. I found this book to showcase a "softer" side of Hall's writing, and with that, came depth and authenticity while still maintaining the angst that I know and love from her. I was so impressed with her analogies (as I have been with every book of hers that I've read), but it was her connection to emotions that really connected me to this story. Hall is so in tune with weaving world-building in wit
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Vanessa (nessreads)
Jan 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
*I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book*

4 “Wherever, Whenever, Forever” Stars

This second chance romance was filled to the brim with all the emotions. Young love, first love, love lost, and a second chance at love.

Cameron and Jeremy’s story flits between past and present giving the reader insight as to what happened back then and how it effected their future.

From the beginning, Cameron and Jeremy are an unlikely pair. But as they get to know each other it’s apparent they’re more ali
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Reading_Junkie28
Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Cam & Jeremy...so perfect.Best friends turns into first love. Wherever, whenever, forever. I love you...totally swooning.
Cam & Jermey met in HS and their friendship quickly grows into more. They both have the dream of leaving their small town but as we know one will go and one will stay.
After 10 long years Jermey returns to his hometown and he isn’t alone. Cam begins to realize her heart still aches for Jermey and she wants answers to why Jermey would walk away from her. With all the ti
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Konny
Jan 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Somewhere Between Us by Holly Hall is a standalone romance novel. Somewhere Between Us is the first book I read by this author and will be not my last.
Meet Jeremy Evans. He left his small town 10 years ago and never looked back. He broke the heart of Cameron, his girlfriend.
Cameron Tilburg is a young woman who never left the state. She's a good daughter, teaches in elementary school and has a steady boyfriend. That's about to change when Jeremy comes back and with him comes a big, big surprise.
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TheGuideToRomanceNovels
Jan 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
New to me author & books!

I have to say for my very first book, I am extremely impressed with the writing style and just the words, how well they flow and how smooth they are written. The story line kind of threw me for a loop, only because I do not do well with conflict romance. Meaning, the heroine is involved with a brother, best friend and so forth. Doesn't mean it was bad for me it was just a bit harder for me to relate to the story.

The love Jeremy Evans and Cameron Tilburg was beautiful
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Ashley
Jan 26, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019
Reviewed on: Ashes Books & Bobs

I was lucky enough to meet Holly Hall almost exactly a year ago before I even knew she was an author. Since that time I've come to enjoy occasionally chatting with her on social media and I just really like her as a person. Ironically, we grew up about 35 miles from one another and are the same age, but it took an author signing event in Dallas bringing us together a decade later. Funny how life works out! When I saw the chance to sign up to review for her upco
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The Smutbrarians
Jan 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Steam 3.5
Storyline 3.5
Overall Rating 3.5
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Reviewed by Ladyballs

I will be upfront and say that this book didn't blow me away. While the blurb is spunky and cute the book just didn't cut it for me. The storyline was about young lovers who broke up unexpectedly and left one person crushed that now come face to face with that love years later. Is the spark still there? Will they reconnect? Will the heartbreaker explain to the heartbroken why they left and was never
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Lacey (Booklovers For Life)
I love second chance romances, but I wasn't a fan of the hero in this one. He ran too hot and cold, almost stringing the heroine along, and despite him wanting the heroine again, he didn't really work that hard to make up for his mistakes or win her over. The author's writing is solid, but it was the characters I couldn't connect with. I really do wish I could've enjoyed it more!
Jamie
Feb 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Single dad,with a second chance for love, Friends that become lovers. It is funny how as a teen fresh out of you want to leave and take on the world , achieve all your dreams. It is hard to believe that after 10 years your dreams & life lead you right back to where you started. I like how they story was told between then & now , the story flowed so well there was no details missing in the back & forth. Can't wait to read more by the author.
Monica Graves (nightreads)
Jan 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs, read-in-2019
4.5 review to come!
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Somewhere Between Us is a friends to lovers, second chance romance book that will give you all the heartwarming feels. “Wherever, whenever, forever. I love you...”

I loved how the story was in Cameron or Cam’s POV and changed from “Now” to “Then”. So we got the story of how they went from friends to lovers and what happened ten years ago that changed both their lives forever. Jeremy had his reasons for leaving but I struggled with his reasoning and wanted answers just as much as Cam did. He was s
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Elanur
Jan 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Oh...wow my first Holly Hall read and I dunno what to do with myself from here forward.
Cameron and Jeremy found a place in my heart instantly.

Their story was soft and very wholesome that I had to take little breaks in between just to breathe.
I am a sucker for a good 'stuck-in-small-town' story and this book made sure I get it. But it was also so much more than that; I already liked Cameron right at the beginning of the book and didn't find her to be a character with flaws but as the story evol
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Andrea
Feb 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star
This was a nice second-chance romance.
I loved the plot and the writing,but I have to admit that characters got on my nerves on more than one occasion.

Jeremy and Cameron were high-school sweethearts.She is the preacher's daughter and he is cocky football player.They are unlikely couple but they did fit together.The problem is,they started their relationship at the wrong time:the end of high-school.Cam wants to stay in their little town,and she does have a good reason to stay,and Jeremy chooses to
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Sassy Southern
Feb 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Cameron Tillburg is a teacher and an artist and has been in a relationship with Eric Daniels for the past 7 years. Lately things haven’t been good but she’s content until her high school boyfriend is back in town.
Jeremy Evans was an all-state athlete with a scholarship to get him out of town and he had no plans on ever coming back, and that meant breaking the heart of Cameron Tillburg. But when his step-father becomes ill he comes back in town and is shocked at what has gone on since he left.
As
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BookAddict
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a new author for me, and I'm really glad I took a chance on her. She's clearly a skilled writer and storyteller, and even the early copy I read was beautifully edited. I’ll definitely be reading more from her!

Somewhere Between Us is one of my favorite tropes, a second-chance romance, with the not-unexpected premise of high school sweethearts who break up when one of them, the hero in this case, can’t wait to get out of the small town. Years later, when his father is stricken with cancer,
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Smashlybookalicousreviewingchicks
Who doesn’t love a single dad story let alone a second-chance romance story?! Add in a preacher’s daughter and at the time a cocky athlete when they were younger and let the heartbreak begin. Young love is sometimes just that, but at other times it is so much more than that. They may have spent years apart, but there is one thing that cannot be denied when they are brought back into town environment again and that is the feelings they try to fight are still there.
Jeremy explored outside of the
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Andrea Thompson
This book covers a number of tropes - friends to lovers, second chance romance, small town, sports. I enjoyed this read very much and for reasons that surprised me. I was also left quite frustrated by the main characters, Jeremy in particular.
We have Jeremy and Cameron, an unlikely pair who becomes friends in high school. She's the preacher's daughter, he's the football star who needs some tutoring help. I really love that she's not an instant sucker for his charm. The foundation for their frien
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Laura
Jan 30, 2019 rated it liked it
***ARC Provided by the Author and InkSlinger PR***

This book had all of the elements to allow it to be absolute catnip for me. It's a single dad, second chance romance. Catnip.

But, for some reason it wasn't. And, I think it was that a lot of the story is told in flashbacks, so you are there for the relationship Jeremy and Cameron had 10 years ago, and for the one they are building now...and it felt less like a second chance and more like 2 separate stories, which left me feeling like neither one
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Sunny Shelly Reads
Somewhere Between Us is a second-chance romance full of angsty goodness! The story is told from Cameron's POV, and alternate back and forth between Then, when she and Jeremy were in high school, to Now, ten years later when he's reluctantly returned to town as his stepfather is dying. I really liked the flashbacks to how their relationship came to be, from reluctant acquaintances to Cam tutoring him and a genuine friendship forming to the developing of romantic feelings between them.

I did think
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Up All Night With Books
Feb 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 Stars
Review by Elizabeth
Late Night Reviewer
Up All Night w/ Books Blog


Somewhere Between Us by Holly Hall is a second chance romance filled with drama, angst, and smut. Holly’s style of writing drew me in from the beginning and had me entranced until the end. Grab a snack, a drink and get comfy.

Cameron and Jeremy were high school sweethearts before he left her and cut off all ties without so much a word. Now he is back in town with his son and has to face that his “sweetheart” is now dating hi
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Tasha Raines
Feb 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. My normal is dual POV books b/c I like to hear the other side as well. This one though kept my interest and I didn't so much mind not knowing what Jeremy thought. I really liked the then and now back and forth. It was also nice not having a lot of dramatics with the ex. I always look forward to that moment the couple is faced with troubles and seeing how they are put back together. Seeing which one will be the one to realize they ...more
Lauren Helms
Feb 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: all-time-favs
Somewhere Between Us was a beautifully written story about what happens when you fall in love with your first love, a second time. The writing was descriptive but not overly so and mixed evenly with enjoyable dialogue. The characters were wonderfully flawed and had to break through emotional walls in order to get their happy ending. I became completely consumed with Cam and Jeremy's story and couldn't put it down until it was finished. Here's five stars to another amazing Holly Hall book.
ROBIN RUIZ
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
I’m a huge Holly Hall fan and her new book is a hit!
This is the story of Jeremy and Cameron high school seniors who are as opposite as could be but somehow they fit.
When Jeremy leaves for college he breaks up with Cameron. 10 years later ... he’s back !
The story alternates between now and then and I couldn’t put it down !
Holly Hall has poured her heart into this book !
Sarah
Feb 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
I was given a free copy for an honest review.

This story is about Cameron and Jeremy's teenage romance and their
second chance at love.as adults. It's told from Cameron's POV and.jumps between past and present. The writing style is good and the jump between time is done well. I wish I had some of Jeremy's POV
I enjoyed exploring the past through Cameron's eyes as she reminisces about her teenage years and her first love.
Cameron and Jeremy are both really likeable characters and I was 100% inves
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Angie
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Really good story! Loved it. Full review coming soon on behalf of A Book Lover's Emporium.
Andrea
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Somewhere Between Us is a good, warm and fuzzy read. I enjoyed the characters and the storyline. I even enjoyed the then chapters. Asher is just adorable and Jeremy is the perfect book boyfriend!
Read.Review.Repeat Blog
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Somewhere Between Us is a good, warm and fuzzy read. I enjoyed the characters and the storyline. I even enjoyed the then chapters. Asher is just adorable and Jeremy is the perfect book boyfriend!
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Holly Hall was raised in north Texas and a teeny tiny town in east Texas. She enjoys traveling, doing outdoorsy things, spending time with her enormous family, animals, and coffee. She currently lives in Houston with her husband. Forever Grace is her first novel.
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