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Ollie on the Out

(Till There Was You #2)

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How do you win the heart of someone who loathes your touch?

Drew
Ollie Mattis has haphephobia, an irrational fear and aversion to being touched. If I hadnt witnessed his body, broken and bruised, I would not have understood his meltdown when his father tries to comfort him. Almost two years later, Ollies still struggling to maintain relationships with even his family. His
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Kindle Edition, 254 pages
Published October 25th 2018 by Coco Nutz Publishing
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Lyn❤Loves❤Listening #AUDIOBOOKADDICT
3.5 stars

This was so close to being a 4 star rating, but the extra drama at the end felt unnecessary.
Cee Brown
♥.🌟)☆♡.🌟)☆♡.♥🌟)☆♡♥
♡🌟(.♥🌟5 Outstanding stars

There is no denying this is one of the books I have been waiting on this year. When I was first introduced to Ollie in Gianni Holmes's Easy Does It Twice, I loved him. He was just trying to understand the person he was finding out about and then the drama started. I swear I cried for an entire week after reading book one and knew I just need the author to give vengeance and resolution.

I was prepared for angst and more tears. What I got was a lesson in
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Anke
Sep 12, 2019 marked it as dnf
Somehow I'm just not in the mood for this book.
Stacey Escalera blog
Oct 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ollie on the out/ till there was you.
Wow what an amazing heart felt read.
Ollie Character took me to so many levels of emotions.
Like I was so evolved with this story because I wanted Ollie to succeed,
And overcome his trails in Tribulations.
It was nice to read about Drew and how Ollie characters interaction.
I recommend this book to Anyone that loves a great story plot and that makes u put you're self
In these MC shoes.
Overall this book meet my expectations and more.
I voluntary read an advance
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Claudia
omg my hurting OLLIE!!!!
This book is AWESOME! Ollie and Drew totally grabbed my heart from the first page!!! i'm diving into book 3
THIS IS A MUST READ
dbbks3
Sep 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Not Easy Emotionally But Worth It.

This story was emotionally difficult but a story of a deep love. Read This books in order so you can know Ollie before ...

Ollie's spirit is strong. It has to be for him to survive. The author did not make his recovery an easy happening. I appreciated that. It would have been a disservice to all victims of sexual assault to make it a swift recovery. (I still no not like Drew's parents.)

Husband Holmes is an author I will keep reading.
Kelanie Black
Oct 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Gianni Holmes is such an amazing author! This book will wanna make you laugh, cry and cheer with each character! Such a wonderful read! Highly recommended!
Karen
Oct 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is a very intense hurt/comfort story, heavy on angst, but understandably so given what happened to Ollie. It's a very emotional story, not an easy read, but certainly one that will give you all the feels. I loved it!

I've had Ollie on my mind since reading about him in Easy Does It Twice and I'm so happy to see him finally get his HEA! He went through hell, but he wasn't destroyed by it, he survived and healed, which was a relief to read, quite frankly. I loved the significance of the title!
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MaryCT
Jun 19, 2019 rated it it was ok
I wanted to like this book much more than I did. It all boiled down to lack of communication. If people were upfront and honest about their feelings, all the drama would have been over before it started. If Drew and Ollie were open and honest about their relationship, if Drew was open and honest about his feelings regarding Ollie going off to college, if Ollie was open and honest about how he felt after receiving the news about his biological father. It was constant drama. The only time I ...more
Esther Alayeto
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An incredibly beautiful and emotional story that I could not put down. I have been anxiously awaiting Ollie's story and it was so much better than expected. It's a poignant, emotional, heartbreaking story that had me in tears, both sad and happy tears. The bond and strong connection that Ollie and Drew have can really be felt throughout this story. Drew's patience, understanding, and protectiveness of Ollie are incredible. I loved watching Ollie work through everything and truly begin to heal ...more
T
Nov 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness, I loved this book! I was heart broken by Ollie's attack and subsequent suffering so to see him finally get his HEA was wonderful! Drew was a wonderful character and the way he cared for Ollie and supported him was fantastic! These characters were vivid and real in a way that pulled me in and wouldn't let go. The author wrote about difficult and traumatic subject matters in a truly real but yet respectful way. I was already a fan but I'm truly impressed with the depth of this ...more
JD Crittendon
Aug 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Healing and Moving On!

Role-play, selfless actions, and an unwavering connection are elements of the Ollie & Drew romance. Good poignant writing, relatable MCs and co-characters. The story does have a certain amount of heavy angst but its written with sensitivity and hopefulness. A bit intensive but enjoyable read.

I want to read the Marshall & Perry story. Their relationship seemed oddly quick and out of nowhere, so similar to Ollie & Drews. I need an explanation!
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SaBine
Jan 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really liked this book. Well written, with lots of angst and a very sweet Drew.
The only thing I found a bit away from reality were the parents of Drew. Can somebody really be that twisted?
I made the mistake to start with this book first because it was recommended in a FB group, but recognized soon enough that it's better to read "Easy does it twice" first. It's necessary for the understanding!
Penny Ellen
Feb 14, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: mm
Woah Ollie on the Out was quite intense, but damn was it written well.
Ollie and his journey is one of triumph, I really loved watching Ollie come into his own and find himself.
Drew was amazing and so caring, he had patience and so much understanding.
These two were so perfect each other, they just fit.
Louise
Aug 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Finally together!

Drew and Olie story has so much struggling together to make their life together.
This story makes you cry and sad and finally very happy. It all reads very real and I'm glad I have bought these 3 books about characters that came to life. Thank you Gianni for such amazing writing.
Barbara
Feb 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Ollie is one of the strongest characters I ever read about, fearless confronting his fears, straightforward and the very incarnation of hope. Drew is so delicate and loving, so supporting and accepting, that sometimes I asked myself if it was for real. I really enjoyed reading it, their journey, Ollie's journey discovering himself, his strength and resilience. Totally recommended!
Sadie Jay
Feb 02, 2020 rated it liked it
I think this and the first in the series could have been 4 stars for me if there had been better editing. There were sentences that didn't make sense, missing words, or simply the wrong words. I found myself skipping paragraphs at a time. Normally, I would have DNFed, but I liked the characters enough to keep reading. I doubt I read the next in the series for that reason, though.
Sharon Sims
Feb 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WOW!!

I really love your Stories Gianni Holmes!!
Again, just as the last two books, I fell in
Love with the characters and their all the
Pain they experienced! Thank you for
Your gut renching stories!! 💛💛💛💛
Jamie
Apr 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Awesome

This book was so great. I really loved Ollie, he had such a great personality and it was great to see him overcome what happened to him. Drew was also a great character and their love making Ollie himself again was just wonderful.
Mel r
Jan 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Haunting, tender, sweet recovery story

Recovering from sexual assault hasn't been easy for Ollie. Especially when he was assaulted by one of the people who should have loved and cherished him. But building a life with Drew means enough to make all the pain worthwhile.
Erticchic378
Nov 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Woah!

I was not at all expecting this. Well done! Amazing storyline, great MCs, and all the feels! Definitely worth the read.
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RomanceMama
Feb 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
So good

I really feel like the author poured their heart and soul into this book. That Ollie and Drew were a perfect match for each other.
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Gianni Holmes is a true believer in love and romance finding people regardless of gender, race, religion or creed. She has a first degree in Spanish and International Relations and has been a teacher for the past 4 years. She enjoys old TV shows such as Everybody Loves Raymond and the Andy Griffith Show. She loves museums, the outdoors but hates large bodies of water, a fear stemmed from almost ...more

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