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Keeping Him

(Bishop Brothers #4)

4.63  ·  Rating details ·  151 Ratings  ·  109 Reviews
Jackson Bishop is your typical playboy.
Unpredictable, charming, and overly confident.

Growing up in Texas, the ranch life is all he’s ever known. Horses and late night partying are his lifestyles, and all the local girls know it too. Riding lessons aren’t the only things taught at the stables, and he makes sure clients never leave unsatisfied. Everyone knows Jackson’s a wi
Published September 2018 by Kennedy Fox
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Jul 01, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Rate: ++5/ 5 stars

There is so much I could say here and I have been searching for the right/perfect words for the past two days but let's be real... when I get emotional or giddy over a book I just ramble so it's bound to happen here cuz I'm both at the moment.

Keeping Him has possibly been my most anticipated book in the last year. I have been waiting for Jackson since the first book in the series and I knew from the very start he was bound to be my favorite, and that this was a case of savin
Carlene Inspired
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adult, arc, contemporary
4.5 Stars

Burn baby, burn.
Kennedy Fox have perfected the art of the slow burn and while Keeping Him as a novel wasn't the slowest burn I've ever read, as a series this couple definitely wins the award for slowest relationship movement EVER. These two are as hard headed as they come, meaning the flame between them burns so darn bright anyone can see it, except them. We've gotten to know Jackson and Kiera throughout the previous novels in the Bishop Brothers series, so we already know they're mean
...more blog~
4.5 to 5 Stars...

Keeping Him was on my most anticipated read list. How could it not be? After reading the first book, which was Alex and River's story, all I wanted was to see the Bishop men get their happily-ever-afters.

From the first book, we know there is something between Kiera and Jackson. They were best friends since childhood and were always there for each other. Kiera was in love with Jackson for so long, believing her feelings for him were unrequited. I am going to say this...Jackson t
Naughty Mom Story Time
Oh, how I’ve been anticipating Jackson and Keira’s story. There was angst between them that was apparent from the previous Bishop Brothers books.

Their love bloomed when they were so young and for years they’ve quietly pined for each other. Jackson, like most men, was stubborn and denied it to everyone while Keira moved on with her life hoping that Jackson would eventually get his head out of his butt and admit his feelings. But a girl can only wait for so long before she catches that next fish.
Sep 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
**** Crying emoji*****

I didn't want Keeping Him to end! Ok, so let's start with some honesty.......and nobody throw tomatoes at me buuuuut Jackson was my least favorite of the Bishop brothers. ***runs and hides*** I know. Let me explain though. Through all of his brother's books I didn't feel a connection with him. He seemed childish, he never took anything seriously and well.....he was a giant ho!

This was hard for me to accept because he had this amazing woman, Kiera in his life who clearly ha
Shelly (vixenreads)
How is this the end of the Bishop boys?!?! It makes me so happy that Kennedy Fox did a spin-ff to feature Courtney's crazy brothers but I can't believe we've finally reached the end of all their stories!!

Keeping Him focuses on Jackson and his longtime crush/best friend Kiera. When I tell ya'll that Kennedy Fox had me cussing, wanting to throw my kindle, and screaming at these characters, it's no joke! OMG it was such an intense (more so than their other Bishop books, IMO) and amazing journey. Th
Monica Graves (nightreads)
Slow burn? ✔
Angst? ✔
Dirty talking & sweet cowboy? ✔
Suspense & drama? ✔

This book had a little of everything and it made for one amazing story! I can’t believe this series is over, but what a ride it has been! The story between these two started brewing since book one (and way before that) and it was definitely worth the wait!

It’s so hard to pick which was my favorite, but the bishop brothers in general are some of the best sibling/family books I’ve read! Kennedy Fox outdid themselves and
Sep 10, 2018 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc-review
Sep 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Okay first let me say, I normally post my reviews right after finishing my book. But, my cell data has been down so it's a day late. 

Anyways. Keeping Him is Jackson and Keira's story which I had been waiting for since Checkmate This is Reckless.

Jackson Bishop is your typical southern Playboy. His lifestyle is working with horses on his family ranch, and sleeping with women. Under his womanizing, overly cofident, wild card ways his harboring secret feelings for his best friend. But it's not as si
Jennifer - You Can't Resista Dirty Book
Wow oh Wow, I cannot believe I have come to the end of another Kennedy Fox book series. This is a sad day! But what a way to finish another fantastic series. I know the Bishop brothers started as a spin off from the Checkmate Duet series but it has definitely got a firm fan in me. I mean what is there not to love about intense, hot, sexy, alpha males, who are freaking Cowboys!

Keeping Him finally brings us the story of the most outrageous of the Bishops, The Jackson Bishop- playboy extraordinaire
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I knew there was so much more to Jackson and Kiera’s story but I had no idea what a wild ride I was in for when I settled in to read Keeping Him, book four of the Bishop Brothers!

Kiera and Jackson have been best friends for almost their entire lives, and in love with each other for just as long. While everyone else has known this not very well kept secret, Jackson believes Kiera deserves so much more than he can provide for her and just wants to see her happy. But when the day finally comes that
Alecia ~☆~The Staircase Reader~☆~
Spoilers aren't cool. So to refrain from giving you all any spoiler like details, I've decided to keep this review short and sweet....for now...

I just finished Keeping Him by Kennedy Fox and after spending all day binging this one, I have to say, there are no words to describe how incredible Jackson and Kiera's story is!!! If you aren't in love going in, you'll sure as hell fall in love during! Finishing this book is such a bittersweet moment. I'm ecstatic for FINALLY getting Jackson Bishop's st
Emily (alotabooks13)
**Thanks to me publisher for sending me a copy to review**

What a fantastic read! This is by far my favorite out of the series! All of the Bishop brothers are wonderful, but Kiera and Jackson's story has been a long time coming. They have pretty much had each other's heart since they were 15. I absolutely love this, and I wasn't expecting how this story turned out or the things that happen. I loved Jackson and although his reasons aren't great for not getting with Keira back in the day, he is sti
Sep 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
[ I received a digital ARC for an honest review]

The Bishop brothers series finally comes to an end, and Kennedy Fox has definitely saved the best for last. Evan may be my favorite brother but Keeping Him is my favorite book of the series. I'm going to keep this review short and sweet because I don't want to spoil a second of this wild ride of a book.

Kiera Young has not so secretly been in love with Jackson Bishop since she was a kid. Jackson has always felt the same but never wanted to hold her
Lindsey (Linz Readz)
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, kindle
*5+ Stars*

Truth or Dare?

Truth: Jackson is my favorite bishop brother!
Dare: I dare you to read this book (and all the others if you haven’t)!

Just like with every Kennedy Fox book, I sat down and planned on reading it slowly so I could savor every sentence. Just like with every book before, I end up devouring it in one sitting and I have no regrets! This story was perfect in every way.

I’ve been dying for Jackson and Kiera’s book since the first time meeting them. I knew their story was going to
Book Maniac Forever

4.5 "At Last" Stars
I can’t believe the Bishop Brothers series is already over! I loved these books so much! Keeping Him was surely a very anticipated read and it didn’t disappoint in the least. Kennedy Fox brought all the emotions to a new high with Jackson and Kiera’s highly anticipated love story! It’s certainty the most touching and heart-breaking novel in this remarkable series.

I’ve been waiting for these two to get together since they were first introduced. There’s always been a certa
Melissa J (Book Addicts Reviews)
5 Wild stars!! I have been waiting for this book since book one!! Jackson did not disappoint!!

This is book Four in the “Bishop Brothers” series (and I am not sure if it is the last but I hope not!!) and to be honest this was my favorite!! I would not suggest reading this as a stand alone.

This is a funny and dramatic , friends to lovers romance. Kiera and Jackson have been skating around this for sooo many years. And you can feel it through out this entire series.

I don’t think this book needs a
Sep 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Keeping Him by Kennedy Fox is book four in their Bishop Brothers Series. Every book in this series is about another couple and can easily be read as standalone. The previous books are Taming Him, Alex and Rivers story; Taming Him - Evan and Emilys and my favorite story; and Chasing Him, John and Milas heartwrenching story.

Keeping Him is Jackson and Kieras book. Kiera Young is a very successful horse trainer. She grew up with the Bishop brothers and to top it off, she loved Jackson since forever.
Katlyn’s Life of Books
I’m going to start off by saying that I was a little nervous about reading this book. I usually don’t like this type of romance troupe, where the guy is a playboy and sleeps around a lot but is really in love with the heroine but waits forever to tell her… Through all the first three Bishop Brother’s novels I was dreading Jackson’s story, but being a diehard Kennedy Fox fan, I knew I had to read it! And, boy, I was not disappointed with this AMAZING finale to the Bishop Brother’s series. I mean, ...more
Marta Bo
Sep 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dear Kennedy and Lovely Fox - Keeping Him is amazing, but I want to curl under the blankets and cry as long as I need .... I'm feeling really,  really sad right now. To write this review I had to re-read this book 2 times, my adventure with Bishop Brothers ended... and I'm not ready for that... even just a little.  

I LOVED ABSOLUTELY everything in Jackson and Kiera's story. 

I know it's just maybe imaginary story, but reading about Bishop Family was always  like coming back to home. 

Where are Bis
Hanna's Book Obsession
{I received this as an ARC in exchange for an Honest review}
"Keeping Him" is absolutely Everything!!!!! I have been waiting for Jackson and Kiera's story since book 1 "Taming Him" and it was well worth the wait!! Jackson Bishop and Kiera Young have stolen my heart! Their chemistry is so powerful you can feel it on every single page even when they are not together! This book is long and slow burning and I enjoyed every single angst filled minute!!! I am so happy with how this book turned out! It
Sep 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I cannot believe we are at the end of this series! I loved every single book, and Keeping Him was no exception. Jackson and Kiera's story really started when they were kids, and one thing I really loved about this story in particular, is that they have details and pieces of their story added into side moments and scenes from every other Bishop Brother book.
This book is told a little differently than the rest, because they explain the history and the friendship and I AM HERE FOR IT! I loved gett
Brittany from Can’t Quit Books
I have been waiting for Jackson's book ever since I met him in Taming Him. He was always the fun, outgoing brother with a secret to tell.

Jackson and Kiera have always gravitated towards each other and their chemistry is apparent on every page.

Kiera knew she had loved Jackson since she was a kid, and had thought she had mad her feelings known. I understood completely why she felt that she could no longer wait on him to get his act together.

Jackson also knew he loved Kiera, but he has his own re
Becca Whaley
Sep 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I was fortunate enough to get an ARC of this incredibly emotional read.... All of the Bishop Brothers had a wild side until their forevers came along. However Jackson met who he wanted to have as his Forever as a child... Kiera and Jackson grew up as the very best of friends . They literally did everything together. This book is a slow burn and there is tons of emotions and stuff they have to go through to get to where they wanna be. There are lots of ups and downs. Things that will piss you off
Sep 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ahhhh Jackson Bishop.

Last man standing and it’s totally fitting based on his character. Party guy, trouble maker it’s only right that he’s saved for last.

The buildup for his and Kiera’s story has been brewing and Kennedy Fox does a brilliant job of having us salivating for this book.

I knew that I would be put through the ringer with this one. I mean these two have danced around each other for years and it was expected that their relationship would be complicated to say the list. Best friends t
Sep 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
Keeping Him was the book I was looking forward to the most in this series. It's Jackson's story and well, let's just say I was not let down in anyway.

Jackson and Kiera have been friends forever and as they've grown older, they both have realized they feel more for each other. However, Jackson being Jackson was stubborn and kept Kiera as friend. Kiera chose to move on with her life and found Trent.

I won't go into any of the specifics of this book. I refuse to give anything away because any book i
Sep 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
And with a bang, those Bishop boys are released! I have adored this series from the start but I have been waiting to see what we will get with Jackson from his first introduction. And trust me, Kennedy Fox did not disappoint with this one. You get his sassy crass side but you also get his deep emotions and regrets that he harbors. I loved seeing his train of thought in this story because you understand him more. He has always been a really complex character and this just proves as to why. Then y ...more
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Keeping Him is another fantastic book in a fantastic series! All of the books in this series are great! I totally recommend you read them.

I loved Jackson and Kiera’s story. They are friends who become more. But it’s not as simple as that. It takes a while for them to get together and they have a lot of drama and issues, including Kiera being engaged to Trent. Although their relationship was a rollercoaster of emotions and drama, I enjoyed every minute of it.

Keeping Him is well written- Kennedy
Dana Busenbark
Woohoo! We get to read Jackson's Story!!! We have watched him get so wrapped up in knots over Kiera through the other books in this series so far. Will he actually step up and get his girl in this book? Dang, I will never think of Truth or Dare the same again. Especially after seeing the twist they put on the game when they were teenages. We get to watch as Kiera moves through wedding preparations and to the day of her wedding. We learn a lot about Kiera, Tanner, and Jackson as teenages. We see ...more
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Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up under the USA Today Bestselling pseudonym, Kennedy Fox. They share a love of You’ve Got Mail and The Holiday. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day, they decided to collaborate and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make your lady bits tingle and your ...more

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