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Gone For You (All For You, #1)

4.31  ·  Rating details ·  52 ratings  ·  36 reviews

I wasn’t expecting to find you. The night was only supposed to be a celebration for my friend, but I couldn’t stop my heart, or body, from being drawn to you.
Then I got to know you and you chipped away every wall I’d built around my heart.
You don’t know how many times I found reasons to talk to you. To see you.
It has to stop.
There’s this distance between us I can’t c
Expected publication: March 26th 2019
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Mar 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-2019
AHHHH!!!! Gone For You was so good.
I really enjoyed this captured me from the very first chapter until the very end.

You can't fault this book. The characters are just to die for.
Ethan is *sigh just dreamy. I can't help dreamy. Whereas Liv is witty and such a lovely yet fun character to read about.
Their chemistry is undeniable and it makes for such a fun, quirky, hilarious read that is also super sexy and it honestly tingles your senses.

You guys should definitely give this one a
Mar 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book hits all the marks for me, with elements of best friend’s sister, second chance, small town romance, and not one, but two ‘meet cutes’! I’m totally gone for Jennifer Van Wyk’s love stories! Her words flow effortlessly, the characters are always fun and interesting, and the storylines make me smile and swoon.

Olivia and Ethan have a short but unforgettable chance meeting with instant chemistry, but that’s where it ends. Fast forward ten years, when she walks into his bar, they discover
Mar 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow, wow, wow!!! Ms. Van Wyk never ever disappoints me. I’m glad that I found this author and her work through a friend. Because it led me to one of my must read authors! And every book by Ms. Van Wyk just get better and better. Liv and Ethan, oh my heart after reading them. I was addicted and couldn’t put them down. Their story, just guys! Seriously!!! You need to pick up and read now. Liv challenges and sticks up for what she wants and I LOVE it! She’s strong and just a spit fire. Ethan is swo ...more
Patricia Wonderland
Mar 19, 2019 rated it liked it
My first book from the author.
Liv and Ethan 's story is sweet, cute. They both are beautiful people. I really liked them.
Evan is perfect. Funny ,strong, charming, generous, loyal... He's ready to do everything for his relationship with Liv to work.
Liv is adorable and kind.
That's love at first sight for them. The chemistry between them is strong and beautiful.
But sometimes i found them a bit childish.
And most of all... until nearly 70% nothing really happen. They learn to know each other, that'
Reviews from the Heart (Kimberly Anne)
I have said it before, and I will say it again, this author has a way of writing about swoony heroes and sassy- as all get out heroines that take on a whole new term for what a romance character should be. Gone For You is a perfect story, filled with witty banter, plenty of chemistry,and friendships that have stood the test of time. Written in Dual POV, this author wove the tell of two people who seem to be meant for each other. Gone For You was written beautifully, with plots you do not see com ...more
Mar 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’m totally gone for Jennifer Van Wyk’s love stories! Her words flow effortlessly, the characters are always fun and interesting, and the storylines make me smile and swoon.

Olivia and Ethan have a short but unforgettable chance meeting with instant chemistry, but that’s where it ends. Fast forward ten years, when she walks into his bar, they discover that time has done nothing to quell their intense attraction. Their undeniable connection quickly leads to a relationship with no label because Li
Samantha Ortegon (Books, Wine & Time)
Gone For You is the first book I've read by Jennifer Van Wyk and I absolutely loved it! I was grabbed from the first page and like a mad woman wrapped myself in this story of a forbidden romance having a second chance for love ten years later. The characters are so strong and captivating, they found their way into my heart. The hero Ethan is like no other, a dominant alpha male bar owner who can love to the extreme, he cares about others and has a fear of abandonment. The heroine Olivia has majo ...more
Patty Montoro
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
First I love Jennifer's words. Ethan and Liv are both kind and compassionate. They had met before but now they are totally connected. Liv is cute, funny and sexy and Ethan is totally enchanted with her. They both have commitment issues do to people in lives leaving them. Ethan pushes Liv away after some issues come to light about his mom and sister. They are both in love but too scared to fight. They are protecting their hearts. Ethan realizes he should not have pushed her away. I love how they ...more
Ashley Gayhart
Mar 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Have you ever felt like, with just one look you knew instantaneously that one person was going to change your life? Have you ever felt such a connection to someone, that you just knew that person was your soulmate? That is all it takes for Ethan, the moment Olivia steps into his bar he just knows, she is his forever, and he will stop at nothing to make that happen.

Dana Sulonen
Mar 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars for this one! I won this Arc in a Facebook group and the author is new to me. I liked the characters and I liked that their problems and finding their way to love was real. Good chemistry, hot hero and sweet heroine. Solid read!
Mar 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
I love Jennifer Van Wyk's writing! I love her small town romance feel. This book was great with Ethan and Liv! They meet, fall for each other but live far apart! Their connection is well written and I love their phone conversations as they get to know each other.

This book gave all the feels of great chemistry, real life conversations, made me laugh, of course there's a twist but it all makes sense. I love all the characters- old and new!

Whatever Jenifer Van Wyk writes- I want to read! her books
Sherry Patrick
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Get ready to be gone for this book and don't have anything to do once you start because you will not want to stop. Ethan and Olivia first meet and are captivated by each other but Ethan finds out she's only 17 and one of his friend's sister. Then they meet again 10 years later at Ethan's bar. The chemistry is still there and even better. When he sees Olivia for the second time, he is so blown away by her that he immediately has to get the first date on the calendar and he doesn't wait till like ...more
PP's Bookshelf
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Do you need a swoonworthy, sexy, emotionally mature and protective hero with a heart of gold and brilliant sense of humor? Do you want to read about the most amazing, caring , sassy and beautiful girl who is just scared to fall in love? What about an epic story of love , life, friendship, family and second chances? Well I have just the one for you. Jennifer Van Wyk's new contemporary romance, "Gone for You".

Olivia met her brothers friend and neighbour Ethan for few awkward minutes in hallway at
Michelle Abascal Monroy
Mar 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Gone For You by Jennifer Van Wyk is the first book in her All For You series and let me tell you the book is SOOO GOOD!! Once I started reading it i couldn't stop, that good it is!!!

Ethan and Liv story is amazing and the chemistry even when they know each other when Live was just a teenager you can feel they have a great chemistry and after 10 years is still there!! I love the beginning where they live in different places but they find the wait to be in contact, those messages are so good!

I do
Shasta Hope
Mar 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I Voluntarily Reviewed an Advanced Reader Copy of this book!

In my head I always refer to a new book by this author as "The Jennifer Van Wyk" Chronicles. Each book reminds me of home, love and sacrifice. The stories and characters become my family and touch me soul deep.

Ethan & Liv's story was a magical second chance love story. The intense chemistry was there from the beginning. Yet, it took 10 years for it to really start and develop into something greater than a character could have imagi
2OCC Reviews
Mar 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: jessica
A beautiful story about self discovery and learning that not everyone is like people on your past. Ethan and Liv were both very strong willed characters who had baggage from the past. They both let it make them run but when they both came to their senses it was a beautiful loved that formed. There was drama, and I think some of that drama will continue into the next book but it wasn’t a lot of drama. It was very heart felt and full of all the feels. I can’t wait to see what’s going to come next. ...more
Mar 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Another fantastic book by Jennifer!! I love how she puts such emotion in her writing. Also, putting crisis’ that can happen to anybody in any given day. That makes the book come to life for me. Ethan and Liv were meant to be together from the moment they set eyes on one another. However, they had wait! And then, boom! Once meeting again their relationship takes off! The chemistry these two share is off the charts. Both them had issues to over come. Insecurities for Liv and abandonment issues for ...more
Shannon Mcfarland
Mar 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Gone for You is the first book in the All for You series. I did like this book. Olivia and Ethan were good characters. Olivia is fun and sassy while Ethan is a true gentleman. The overall story line is good. I liked how you now that these two are destined to be with each other, but they have to overcome some trials and tribulations first. As if fate is testing them and their true love for each other. Despite the different paths that they have to take, they still come back to each other. Ethan kn ...more
Mar 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Gone For You by Jennifer Van Wyk is the first book in All For You, a series of standalone romance novels.
Olivia and Ethan are fond of each other. She's living in Chicago and is the little sister of Owen, one of Etahn's friends. Years after meeting they run into each other again and they have this crazy through the roof high chemistry, it's sizzling.
It takes Ethan exactly one look, and he's a goner. The barowner is rooted in Liberty and can't leave on a whim. THey start a long distsance relations
Melanie Helms
Mar 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really really enjoy how this author writes. She has the phenomenal way of connecting you and integrating new with the old and i loveeeee it. Which also its my favorite trope as well! Brother's best friend so that made this eveeeen better it was the cherry on top. So anyways i loved Olivia and Ethan. They were so good and steamy of a read. But there was so much more which i will not disclose because you need to read this one for yourself, im not spoiling it. But do not you'll fall for Ethan, wi ...more
Nicki - The Overflowing Bookcase
Sometimes you meet people in your life that are going to change your life forever. When Olivia and Ethan reconnect one night across his crowded bar there is an instant attraction, but can they build a life together when both have so much baggage from their pasts that they hide behind? If you are looking for a completely heart wrenching and highly emotional journey, look no further. Jennifer Van Wyk has a way of writing beautiful characters that have so many layers. Every chapter hooked me in fur ...more
Jillian Kerr
Mar 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Gone For You is now one of my favorite reads by Jennifer Van Wyk! I instantly fell in love with Ethan and Olivia. Their chemistry and connection was quick and hard, not to mention hot and sweet! Ethan is just the sweetest! He checks all my boxes for the perfect book boyfriend! Olivia fun and sexy without even trying! Together they mesh just right. I loved their banter, sarcasm and quick comebacks! Everyone needs to read this new book and series! I am super excited for what is to come!
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing

I couldn’t stop reading! I absolutely loved Ethan & Olivia and going along on their journey!

Ethan & Olivia had great chemistry & banter. I loved that there were some twists that I didn’t see coming!

I loved all of the secondary characters. I adored that I got to see characters from previous books woven into Ethan & Liv’s story!

I can’t wait for Rex & Chloe’s story and the rest of this series!

I voluntarily reviewed this book.
Heidi Dickinson
Mar 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another fabulous read by one of my favorite authors!! I loved Olivia and Ethan’s story! I love that we got to see characters from past books too!! Olivia and Ethan have a lot of hurdles to jump to find their HEA...starting with not even living in the same city. I was hooked from the first page...this book was a perfect start to a new series!
Sunny Shelly Reads
Jennife Van Wyk starts off a new series of standalones with Gone For You -- and it is a real gem! I easily read this book in an evening because I was so taken with Ethan and Olivia's story.

The pair first meet in the prologue, 10 years earlier, when Liv is on her way to visit her older brother, Owen. She meets "Hotstuff" in the hallway of the apartment building, and their flirty banter follows them all the way up to the third floor… at which point, Ethan discovers that she's not just his buddy's
Misty (Reds Romance Reviews)
Mar 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Ten years ago Ethan bumped into this beautiful girl in his apartment building, and it was instant attraction, but once he found out that she was his best friends little sister, he put the brakes on the attraction. She was off limits, and well, a little younger than he thought. But ten years later when Olivia wanders into his bar, all bets are off, that once discovered attraction is back full force, as well as some serious chemistry. They quickly hit it off, and spend the weekend getting to know ...more
Mar 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 ⭐’s
Olivia goes to visit her brother in college and runs into a super hot guy. Turns out it’s her brother’s friend and neighbor. Only being 17 at the time her brother warns his friend to stay away.
Ethan owns his own bar and meets a lot of women, but still remembers the 17 year old girl he met like 10 years prior, but hasn’t seen since that night. Until one day she ends up in his bar and they have an immediate connection.
I loved this story. It’s a little sexier than what Jennifer Van Wyk norm
Heather Carver
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book!! Jennifer’s books are a must buy on release day and read! I first feel in love with her stories in Feels Like Home! I’d recommend reading From the Ground Up and A Better Place first though!!!!

Olivia and Ethan are both afraid of commitment. They both have their reasons for it. One you can understand a little more and the other you’re kept wondering a little.

Olivia knows there is something special about Ethan the first time she laid eyes on him. So, when she runs into
Amy Smith
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If you’re a Jennifer Van Wyk fan, you will find this book is a little different from her usual writing. If you’ve never read her books, you will quickly become a fan of her writing. What I love the most about Jennifer’s books is the build up of the character’s relationships. They actually get to know each other and this book is no different. Olivia is sassy, funny, and has a smart mouth. Ethan is down to earth, funny, and her perfect match. They compliment each other so well that it’s like they’ ...more
Mar 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
I have loved everything Jennifer Van Wyk has written, and Gone For You was no exception! This is the first book in the new All For You series, although there are plenty of cameos from characters from previous books.

Ethan and Olivia first meet when Olivia was 17 years old, too young for Ethan (who was a few years older) and one of Ethan's friend's sister. Fast forward ten years and they run into each other at The Flying Goat, the bar that Ethan owns. Olivia remembers "Hotstuff", and Ethan eventu
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