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Fiona was my first love and my best friend.
Kindle Edition, 290 pages
Published September 14th 2018
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Crissy
Sep 15, 2018 rated it it was ok
I really thought I would enjoy this story more but unfortunately I didn't. I found the story to flow at a very slow pace and although there were funny parts here and there in the story it just wasn't enough. The storyline was okay but I really didn't care for the Fiona who is one of the main characters. Cade, Esme and Grammie Rose were okay characters but there wasn't anything about them that made them interesting or stand out in the story. This is a story that when you actually get the full bac ...more
Cocktails and Books
I knew from the first page this wasn’t going to be a book for me. I got to 25% before I DNF’d this.
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)
When Fiona comes back home to take care of her injured grandma, she's surprised to find Cade there. He broke her heart years ago when he walked away from their relationship without a word, but she knows he's important to her Grammie so she'll just have to deal. If only her old feelings toward Cade weren't still there.

As the two spend more time around each other, Cade is dying to explain to Fiona what happened back then, but Fiona is so angry and has so many walls up that he's not sure she'll eve
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Carmen Toledo
Sep 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
3,5/5

Fiona works as a secretary at an insurance firm but has to go back home to take care of her Grammie when she injured herself in the old house where Fiona expended summers as a younger. That house collects many of her best memories, but also was the place where Cade, her youth's love, broke her heart ten years ago. What is her surprise when discovers that Grammie has hired him to repair the house. Will Fiona get the answers she always wanted from Cade? Will their relationship be over definit
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Debra Richardson
Sep 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An outstanding read second chance romance that is well written. The storyline is very interesting, funny, witty, action-packed, and absolutely amazing. The characters are well-developed, the chemistry between them is potent and intense; the sex scenes are descriptive, hot, and off the charts. A really enjoyable read. I am volunteering to leave a review for an ARC of this book.
J♤Đ£
Dec 10, 2018 rated it did not like it
So boring...

I found myself skipping over stuff... it was just too mundane. No real plot. Two-dimensional characters. I felt no connections to any of it. Just... a terrible book. Sorry if you're a fan of the author, but this was not good writing.
☆☆Hannah☆☆
Sep 17, 2018 rated it liked it
This wasn't a bad book. I would have liked it better if Fiona wasn't a pain in the butt. She was so whiny the whole time. Cade screwed up in the past but you didn't have to act like that. Thankfully she got it together in the end. I was happy that they got their HEA.
Faith89
Sep 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-review
ARC review for HIDDEN GEMS
If nothing else, you will fall in love with the characters. Grammie is a fun loving, scheming, smart as whip grandma that anyone would love to go on a Mexican vacation with :). The minute you meet Cade you pretty much fall in love. He has a big heart and drops everything for Grammie. They are not blood related but he treats her as if she is. Fiona is also someone that you will like. The story is filled with funny scenes and fun dialogue along with sexy times between Fio
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Emma
Sep 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adored reading this heart wrenching story of young love gone wrong. This is an emotional read. There is urgency because the mischievous, eccentric Grammie hurt herself and needs Fiona to come home after ten years of living two hours away. There is trepidation on Fiona's behalf. She has been away from her childhood home running away from the painful memories of Cade. Her childhood best friend who became her everything and then disappeared. He was her first love, her other half, her g ...more
Amy Dickinson
Sep 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Not Over You is a second chance at love romance. Cade and Fiona met in early teenhood. Every summer at Fiona's grandparents' house, Cade and Fiona became each other's best friend. Eventually, they fell in love, but life separated them. Ten years later, Fiona and Cade are summoned to her grandparents' country house again because Fiona's grandmother has fallen and needs care. Much as changed in their lives, and Fiona's heart has never healed from Cade's heart-break. Can they remember who they were ...more
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Jan 28, 2019 rated it liked it
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Debora Jiles
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This story was great!! I have to say it was not looking good from the beginning but it picked up as it went on. If it wasn’t for Fiona’s Grammie I would have thought it was a little boring. But Grammie Rose made the book a lot more interesting. Not only did she fake her injuries but she was a very sassy grandmother. She made me want to be her. The way she talked to Cade Sawyer and Fiona Helms her only granddaughter was hilarious 🤣 I laughed my ass off. Fiona was the very predictable young lady, ...more
Jennifer
Sep 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I am a fairly new reader to R.S. Lively and all I can do, as an avid fan of romance, is assure you that R.S. has packed an incredible amount of creativity between the pages of Not Over You. You'll have yourself as engrossed as I found myself with the second chance Cade gets with his everything, his heart and soul... his Fiona.

After a decade apart and wondering what went wrong, as well as what exactly happened; Fiona is about to discover all that she never knew. Secrets hurt, however, the old ad
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Denise
Sep 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romances
I enjoyed this book, but thought it got drug out a little. Fiona has come back to the small town where her heart was broken years ago to care for her grandmother. She is not sure why her grandmother has come back to the country house where they had mostly spent summers when she was young, or exactly how her Grammie hurt herself, she just knows she really doesn't want to be here again. When she arrives and sees the condition of the house she is even more convinced she doesn't want to stay here. W ...more
Linda
Sep 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Will riding to Grammie's aid leave Cade and Fiona too close for comfort?😨💕🏡
September 17, 2018
Format: Kindle Edition
3.5 stars💕🔥
Positives: I liked the humor, the sense of unease and danger introduced by the villain, and the youthful backstories of hero builder Cade and heroine Fiona. The author also maintained some dramatic tension by feeding details of their past in pieces as the story progressed and ended with no cliffhangers. For those looking for longing glimpses of ripped abs (and more😜), and
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Mandie Foxylutely
This is a standalone second chance romance.

Cade and Fiona were childhood friends in their teens and spent summers together at her grandparent’s country house. However the connection they had never materialised into love. They suddenly parted ways after things were said and misunderstandings put in place. Fast forward a decade and they both find themselves back at the same house where they shared their past.

This was a book of two halves and I struggled with the first half. It was trying too har
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Katy Dospoy
Oct 17, 2018 rated it liked it
Decent

It was a decent read. Just not great. He left her to give her better opportunity. She felt jilted because he left her standing alone when he was supposed to meet and run off with her. They don't speak for 10+ years to figure out what the hell happened. Forced together by her grandma under false pretenses they rediscover their love. Anger and issues arise throughout.
I wasn't really too impressed with either character. Supposedly he left her jilted and yet he acts snippy with her? Shouldn't
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Shelly Wolf
Sep 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the 2nd book I've read from R.S. Lively,,,,, I'm really enjoying the storues,,,,,

This is about a secretary who is with an insurance firm,,,, Fiona was bored with her life and had become since she moved away from her Grammie and now, apparently, her Grammie had started falling and Fiona couldn't live with herself if something happened to the woman that raised her after her parents died in a car accident when she was young, her grandparents took her in, raised her best they could til it wa
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Chris Bennett
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW!!! I absolutely loved this book. I would definitely give it 5+ stars if I could. I’ve become a fast fan of R.S. Lively. This story is very well written, the story line makes sense and the characters are fan-blooming-tasting. Did I mention that I absolutely loved this story. The book is about Fiona and Cade. They have a very long history. They met as children and became closer as each year passed. When Fiona turned eighteen she thought they were finally going to take the step towards a life t ...more
Megan
Quick Info
Standalone/Cliffhanger?: Standalone
Part of a Series?: No
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Meeting the Characters
Fiona
Cade
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What happens?
Fiona is pining for her lost almost love Cade. Cade left her after breaking her heart ten years ago. They are bought back together by her scheming grandmother who wants them to finally admit their feelings and be happy.
Final thoughts
This is a sweet romance, its pretty light and not too heavy but its not fantastic. The st
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CapitolQT
Dec 17, 2018 rated it it was ok
How old are these characters supposed to be?

Normally I would hang in there longer but I'm only at 19% and I give up. I don't like the H or h AT ALL. They speak to one another like my 7-year old speaks. I can't remember how old they are supposed to be, but the H is a "billionaire" (of course) so they should be speaking/thinking like adults, right?

But this is literally dialogue I just read:
h- "I won't kill him if he doesn't kill me first."
H- "How exactly do you suggest you kill me if I get you fir
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Julianne Macneil
Sep 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
i read this book as part of an arc program. This is the second chance romance between Fiona and Cade. Fiona and Cade met when Fiona went to her grandparents country home for the summers and Cade was learning woodworking from her grandfather. Fiona and Cade were best friends and then Cade left when Fiona was 18 and he never came back for her. Fiona is now living in the city and when her grandmother calls to say she is hurt and needs her help, Fiona goes home right away, only her grandmother also ...more
Raecharmed
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fiona and cade have a history from when they were growing up together. But life and other things got them side tracked. Now years later Grammie calls for them both to come home to the country home because she has fallen down gotten hurt. Cade comes to do some repairs but doesn't know that Fiona will be there. Fiona has some vacation time saved up from where she didn't get married so she took it to go be with her Grammie. Will they be able to work through their differences to see that they are be ...more
Zelda
Sep 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this second chance, secret billionaire love story. Fiona hasn't visited her Grammie in a while; there's too many painful memories for her. But when Grammie is injured, Fiona does her best to push past her anger to help her surrogate parent. Cade has changed since Fiona has last seen him. There's so much she doesn't know, and didn’t understand. Fiona is tired of people leading her to do “what's best” and she lets them all know it. Grammie is a great secondary character. You never know w ...more
Dawn Herrera
Oct 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviews, favorites
Not Over You by R. S. Lively was a entertaining and interesting storyline that can at times bring a tear to your eye or make you laugh out loud.. This was a well written story with some really great characters, Cade and Fiona were childhood friends and then one day they cross that line and the next thing Fiona knows Cade is gone without a word and leaves Fiona heartbroken. Now Cade is back is there a chance for these two? Only time will tell. A second chance romance that keeps you hooked and tur ...more
Jessica
Sep 18, 2018 rated it did not like it
Ugh

That's the sound of disgust I made when I had to read yet another "i did it all for you" speech when the H ghosts the h and breaks her heart. I'll spare you the sounds of the puking in my mouth when I got to where he tells her how she was too precious to him to have sex with, so he had other girlfriends, but he didnt choose them, he chose her...by abandoning her without a word after he slept with other girls. Ugh. I think that sums up the whole book. Not to mention she's constantly apologizin
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K. Smock
Sep 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is an enjoyable second chance romance. There is Fiona who hasn't visited her Grammie in a while as there are many painful memories for her at their home. Every summer she would be there and would meet up with Cade. They were best friends and ended up falling in love but were separated. When Grammie gets injured and Fiona goes to help her, she is confronted again with the memories. There is lots she doesn't know though. There are good characters in this book and Grammie makes a great seconda ...more
Margaret McGovern
Sep 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Awesome contemporary second chance romance. Fiona rushed home to care for her grandmother after she fell. She hasn't returned home in a decade because the memories there hurt but she's willing to do what she has to. Cade gets a call from Grammie telling him that she got hurt and needs him to make repairs. Neither Cade or Fiona were expecting to ever see one another again. Cade left her years ago without any explanation and that has festered. At first they clash but the longer they are exposed to ...more
Margery Baker
Sep 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Situations sometimes really aren’t what they’re described as being.
Although not the main character, Esme is hysterical and adds a lot of “zest” to the beginning of the story. Grammie herself isn’t too bad either in the humor and tricks department, as she is absolutely unpredictable. It appears that Grammie has been seriously injured and requires Fiona's assistance for an unknown period of time. When Fiona flies to her side, she is greeted by Cade who lived with her grandparents because of his ho
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Tracey
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one amazingly emotional romance! 💞😍😭💞

This book is so good! I was pulled in, right from the start and could not put it down until I finished it. 💕💗💕

Fiona and Cade had loved each other since she was eleven and he was thirteen. She was raised by her grandparents after losing her parents in a car accident when she was little. He met them while trying to avoid his own parents. They spent every moment together that they could and wanted to be together forever. Unfortunately, life doesn't alway
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