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All My Life

4.26  ·  Rating details ·  620 Ratings  ·  235 Reviews
The beginning of any love story starts with the meet.

I’ve known Garrett Hollis since before I can remember, and I’ve loved him just as long. I loved him while he loved someone else. I loved him when he had a baby with her. I loved him when she left him.

The greatest of love stories is that between a dad and his daughter. I should know. I’ve had a front row seat. First steps
ebook, 249 pages
Published October 10th 2018 by Prescott Lane
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Eve Recinella (Between The Bookends)


Sigh...I don't really have much to say about this book. It wasn't a bad book by any means (hence the 3-Stars). It had sweet moments. The flashbacks of Garrett and Mia were cute. It had funny moments. It was well written. It had a great small town feel to it. Mia was a good kid. I loved Garret's Dad. Devlyn and Garrett were cute together. The sex was hot. I cried a little. I was pissed off (a lot). Last, the ending was sweet. All good things...


That said, as soon as I found out the hero's daughter
Garrett Hollis had it all as a sixteen year old athlete in small town Eden Valley. He was handsome and popular with a bright future ahead of him. He and Devlyn Drake have known each other since they were five years old and she’s secretly crushed on him ever since. When beautiful Sheena reluctantly accompanies her family to the town for the summer, she hones in on Garrett right away, thus beginning an intense relationship that ends with a pregnancy that shattered his life. Sheena gave birth to Mi ...more
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ALL MY LIFE: ➽ Is a full length contemporary romance novel by Author Prescott Lane. Spoken in ‘Dual Perspectives’ Flits from past to present.

A teen pregnancy left the Eden Valley a small town in chaos, the town's golden boy was a poster child on what not to do Garrett was treated as though he had the plaque, parents forbidding their children to associate with him as if he was contagious, Mia's mother Sheena walkin
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All My Life is the kind of book that will have you believing in the power of patience, love, Friendship, and forgiveness.

Anyone would tell you that being a parent is one of the toughest jobs in the world but becoming a teen parent? that is even harder. At the age of sixteen, Garrett life forever changed when he became a father to a baby girl. Scared, nervous, and with no clue with how to raise a child on his own, Garrett got by with the strong help of his parents with love and support from his
DJ Sakata
Favorite Quotes:

Boys are always an emergency... Emergencies are unexpected and dangerous. I’d say that’s the definition of most boys.

Who decided the heart is the body part to represent love, anyway? Why is that? Because it beats faster when you’re with someone special? Well, my dick thumps, so maybe the penis should be on all the Valentine’s Day cards. We could serve chocolates in a penis shaped container! … Is it because you can’t live without your heart? I guess a man can live without his pen
~**Anna**~ A Romance Reader
Sep 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
This book was beautiful! I loved Garret and Devlin together.

Devlin and Garret are true soul mates. Even if it took years for Garret to finally see that, Devlin never doubted her love. He became a single parent at 17, but Devlin was always there for him and his daughter Mia. She’s the type of person that loves deeply and unconditionally. Garret is a great dad, son and friend. He’s hardworking and I have so much respect for him. He took full responsibility of his actions and raised Mia with so mu
The blurb.. omg.. pitiful from the very beginning. Am I supposed to feel sympathy here? I can only roll my eyes 👀 🙄, feel embarrassed for whoever wrote that blurb 🤮 and ask myself if I read that right, but not a chance I will re-read it to make sure. 🤔
What was that blurb?

Are doormats still a thing?That’s funny 😄 😂🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Well, it seems some folks have a different meaning for doormat: a selfless person who puts her wants and needs on hold to help a man she’s pining for her whole life. A heart of
Elle's Book Blog
Oct 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, standalones
Release Date: October 10, 2018
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Actual Rating: 4.5 stars

What a BEAUTIFUL read. Prescott Lane has written a gorgeous story here about a single dad, his daughter, and the woman who has loved him for over 20 years. This book is well written, emotional at times, and woven through the past and present giving us a glimpse of the whole story and timeline of the characters lives. I LOVED this. I often find that backstories are missing from romances and this makes it hard
Olga therebelreader
This book was mega cute. The author's narration, the realistic dialogue, and all of the characters made the book SO strong. I'd highly highly recommend it. I think it has a lot of strengths and would really speak to a variety of readers.
ARC kindly provided in exchange for an honest review.
Prescott Lane
Sep 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I'm so excited to share this book with you. Can't wait for you to meet single dad, Garrett.
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 ⭐'s

“I’ve been missing you all my life.”

This is a really sweet, really cute friends to lovers story that is also very predictable and formulaic.

Garrett and Devlyn have known each other almost their whole lives so when something traumatic happens to Garrett, Devlyn is right there by his side. And she stays by his side through thick and thin, heart ache and heart break.

I really loved Garrett and Devlyn as a couple but my favorite thing is Garrett's POV. The author wrote him so well!

Prescott La
Jo - *✽*•.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•*✽*
Devlyn has known Garrett her whole life. They grew up in the same small town together, went to to school together and were the best of friends. Devlyn knew her feelings of friendship had changed into love in their early teens and she always thought that one day he would feel the same way and maybe live happy ever after.

This illusion was shattered when they were 15 years old and Sheena came to town. She was tall, beautiful, from a big city and not shy about coming forward. Garrett’s head was turn
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Sep 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful friends-to-lovers story. It's simple in plot and narration but it's beauty lies in that. Like small town of Eden valley in Georgia. No frills, simplefolk town with one town square and no large chain stores. Just a Biscuit Girl diner at the center of it all and the quirky girl who owns it


Life is sparse, everyone knows everybody by their first names. In times of need all come together, like they did to help Garrett Hollis bring up his daughter Mia when her mom Sheena abandoned her
Oct 19, 2018 rated it liked it
All My Life was genuinely filled with beautiful endearing moneys that filled my heart with so much joy.
I really enjoyed reading this small town story about love, friendship and sacrifices.
I envied and loved the close bond between Garett and his daughter Mia.

So, if you are in a mood to read an 'uncomplicated' book with an HEA and makes you feel all warm and fuzzy, this book is it.
Sure, at the end of the day this is a contemporary romance, so brace yourself for some heart warming adorable moments
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Oct 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: loved-it
This is my first read by this author. I can’t believe I’ve waited so long as this was so good.

Devlin has had a secret crush on her friend Garrett since they were kids. She’s watched him with another woman and having a baby girl with her. Garretts daughter Mia is everything to him. Mia is grown up now and wants her dad to start dating again. In the meantime Devlin is looking on from the sideline. I was so looking forward to when Garrett would wake up and realise what has been in front of him all
Hazel *Craves the Angst Reviews*
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I received an eARC from the author in exchange for an honest review.

4.5 Stars!

The Review:
I LOVED this book!

This is the kind of romance I love. One that hits every one of my feels and one I felt all the way to my heart and soul. It’s got all my favorite tropes. Second chance romance. Friends to lovers. Childhood friends. And hot sexy-times.

Garrett and Devlyn just worked and their chemistry and the slow build to romance was swoon-worthy, fun and fi
A beautifully written 'friends-to-lovers' romance drama with a little touch of angst that ends up with a quite of a conclusion as a wake up call of a sort...
It's funny how you can miss what's right in front of you.

The thing I wanted. The thing I needed. I already had it-because of you.
Both of you.

It took 18 years for two people Garrett Hollis & Devlyn Drake to find their way to each other, inspite the fact that they have been in each other's lives forever. Devlyn secretly carrying her l
Oct 12, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: sept-2018


While most seventeen year old guys are carefree and possibly heading to college, Garrett Hollis was changing diapers and single handedly raising his baby daughter, Mia. What began as a holiday romance with his daughter’s mother ended in a situation that literally left him holding the baby.

He’s admirable in the way he shoulders the responsibility and the proof is in the pudding when his now seventeen year old daughter is Valedictorian of graduating high school class. Her gratitude to her
Escape into a Booksite
Oct 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle, favorites
*5 Stars*

ARC kindly provided in exchange for an honest review.

This was my first Prescott Lane book, even though she has been on my radar for a little while now. And let me tell you, I will definitely be back for more! I was hooked with this story right from the start, and I devoured it in close to one sitting.

Garrett is an amazing character - both as a father, a friend, and a well liked person in his little hometown. Devlin also is well liked by everyone, and because they have known each oth
Mg ♥ The Bookishmedialite
Oct 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing


❝That's the thing about unrequited love-it hurts, and the other person doesn't even know they are hurting you.❞

How many of you have fallen in love with your best friend?
How many times have you put your own wants and needs on the back burner for love? Months, years, no matter how long it takes, if it's the right person, you will wait.

ALL MY LIFE is more than a single father/friends-to-lovers romance. It's about heartbreak, about sacrifices, about the meaning of family, and about believing in t
Oct 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: for-review
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Let me tell you something...Prescott Lane needs to be read! Her stories are full of heart and humor and love and they’re just...ahhh! So good! All My Life is no exception.

I was taken right from the prologue as Mia is basically selling her dad Garrett because he’s a young single dad. Yes, she’s graduating high school and her dad is only 34. Such a unique take on the single dad trope!

”That’s the thing about falling for your best friend. The love is already there.”

Garrett is the town hero. He
Diane (Books and Tequila Blog)
I absolutely adored this story!! It is everything that is beautiful, sweet, romantic, and sexy, too. It has the perfect small town feel that just made me want to pack up and move to Eden Valley!!

“She’s loved me in her own way—quiet, secret, soft. She didn’t ask me for anything, she knew I couldn’t give it. Her love is unselfish and pure and given without ever knowing if I’d love her back.”

Garrett became a dad when he was not much more than a child himself. The person who stood by him through it
Sheila'S Book Corner
Oct 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
All My Life is a friends to lovers story. It’s sweet and heartbreaking, full of love and loyalty.

Devlyn has been in love with Garret all her life, always being there for him and Mia. No questions asked, no matter what others would say.

After Garret is left with a new born and a broken heart, his only focus is his baby, he gave up a lot of things to be there for Mia and his only (no blood-related) support was Devlyn, asking nothing in return. He was so blind and focused in the well being of
Three Chicks
Oct 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Stars
Review by Jen Skewes

I love Prescott Lane's books and could not wait to read this one. A best friends to lovers, single dad, small town romance? I am totally in. I really enjoyed this book and loved not only the friendships but the love between a father and his daughter.

At the age of sixteen, Garrett finds himself a single dad. The mother of his daughter left, not wanting to be a mom so young. He has his parents and his best friend Devyn by his side. His daughter is everything to him and e
**ARC provided in exchange for an honest review**


All My Life is a beautiful and sometimes emotional (but mostly fun) contemporary romance about a single father (Garrett), who became one when he was just a teenager. I honestly thought the child would be much younger than she was (because of the cover), so that initially surprised me when I was reading the book. Garrett's daughter Mia just graduated high school, and now is on a mission for her father to finally start dating and fall in love so he
Oct 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I adore Prescott Lane. She always gives you great stories full of emotion, laughter and heart warming love.

Garrett is finding himself an empty-nester at the ripe age of 34. Being a teenage dad had its ups and downs but now that his daughter is graduating, its time for him to finally start living his life. He just never expected that his daughter's graduation speech would turn his life upside down.

When Garrett's daughter jokingly tells women that her dad is now available and he needs someone beca
Cocktails and Books
This review was originally posted on Cocktails and Books

Cocktails and Books received this book for free from Social Butterfly PR in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect our opinion of the book or the content of our review.It's been a while since I read a Prescott Lane book and I'm so glad I picked this book to get back into her list of books.

Childhood friends, stalwart supporter and unrequited love drew me in, but this incredible story proves how a spark of an idea or even a caref
Anne OK
Oct 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-reads
A teenage pregnancy, a single dad raising his daughter alone with the help of his best friend "Biscuit Girl." Pretty cute story that was a heartbreaker -- although the tender heartedness outweighed all the bad juju. Wonderful characters that will steal your heart except for one spoiled and hateful witch with a capital "B"! No sympathy from me Sheena (and I don't like your name either)! Lots of small town charm where everyone knows your name, your vital statistics and your every move. Loved the s ...more
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Prescott Lane is the Amazon bestselling author of Stripped Raw. Some of her other works include: Perfectly Broken, The Sex Bucket List, and Layers of Her. She is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, and graduated from Centenary College with a degree in sociology. She went on to receive her MSW from Tulane University, after which she worked with developmentally delayed and disabled children. She ...more
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