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Spitfire in Love

(Chasing Red #3)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  554 ratings  ·  72 reviews

She’s never at a loss for words. He’s determined to have the last one.
Kara Hawthorne never backs down, especially when it comes to protecting her family.

There he was with his piercing blue eyes and Lucifer black hair.
He was leaning against the wall, a lollipop in his mouth, hot as hell and twice as dangerous.

Cameron St. Laurent isn’t intimidated by the feisty woman a

Mass Market Paperback, 416 pages
Published May 28th 2019 by Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Tianna✸loves books✸
I abandoned this book when the h farted while the H was going to fuck an ow in a bathroom. The h was having some stomach problem and she was using a stall. Obviously the hookup was stopped immediately after the fart. Later, she comes out thinking that nobody is there but the H was leaning against the wall across the bathroom.

And you know what he says after seeing her...

“Your wind was so strong it blew me away.”

I mean what the hell is this?

This is beyond embarrassing.

I don’t know how the book i
Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Rate: 2.5 / 5 stars

I'm dissappointed. Having met Cam and Kara in Chasing Red and having been so curious about what happened between them, I thought I'd get answer in this book but NOPE.

This book is their beginning, how they met, got along, got to 'dating' but it had nothing to do with what happened between them in Chasing/Always Red, it was all from before and it was extremely disappointing for me. This book should have been written in present/past chapters, that would have been way better fo
2 stars

The story started out slow, and although I'm all for the "miscommunication trope" I felt it was a bit dragged on and quite repetitive to the point of tiring. Had I've been younger, I would've enjoyed this more... I think.

The last quarter of the book was better however, I found the ending quite a bit rushed that left me a little underwhelmed.

Overall, it didn't work out for me. But if you are in for an angsty YA, this must be it for you. After all, it did received a lot of praise on wattp
Aug 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars ⭐️ bad boy story, This story got me hook wanting to know what was next most of the time, but I really had to admit that it got me really annoy most of the time the main girl acted like a doormat, and she was described as this though girl, well I didn’t see that! And for the bad boy I just wanted to punch him!
Feb 02, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: freebie
🎁 FREE on Amazon today (2/2/2020)! 🎁
Cathy Geha
May 26, 2019 rated it did not like it
Spirfire in Love by Isabelle Ronin
Chasing Red #3

DNF ~ I didn’t realize this was a YA genre novel when I began but gave it a chance. At about page 90 I gave up, read the end, realized that it would be a HFN ending that leads to another book and decided not to invest more time reading. I believe that for those who enjoy this genre it may be just the thing but for me...not so much.

Thank you to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Casablanca for the ARC – This is my honest review.

For me – 1 star – didn’t rea
Novel Grounds
Jun 08, 2019 rated it liked it

I was 50/50 on this. I really enjoyed some parts and other just didn't strike a cord with me. At the end of the day is was a Rom-Com that had me laughing quote a bit. If you have read the authors other works you will enjoy this.

The characters were a little one dimensional for me and missed the mark on being reliable, but in the end I did finish the book and enjoy the love story portion of it.

I won't rate further because even though this didn't strike with me, it may with you.
Bette Hansen
May 27, 2019 rated it it was ok
I'm really torn on this one. I actually enjoyed the story. There were parts of it that I found silly yet they didn't take away from the story enough to spoil it. Kara and Cam are captivating characters and I enjoyed the sizzle between them. I also liked how the author unveiled their backstories slowly. What I didn't like about this book was the writing itself. I found it amateurish at times and in need of better editing. I think this author has real potential but needs more guidance in construct ...more
Sissy's Romance Book Review
3.5 Stars
Spitfire in Love by Isabelle Ronin is the story of Cameron St. Laurent and Kara Hawthorne.
Cam and Kara have a instant hot connection but Cam isn't sure what his feelings are. This had some funny parts and one part I could have done with out but overall this was a good read with its build to their story.
Molly Jaber (Cover To Cover Cafe)
I don’t read many Wattpad authors. Really, Anna Todd is the only one I’ve read from Wattpad. But, the premise of Ronin’s novel sounded yummy so I dived into her book. My thoughts? She’s definitely a talented author and I’m glad I had the pleasure of reading this one.

I loved the development of her characters and fell instantly in love with Cameron. Kara’s character was well developed as well but she just didn’t instantly pull me like Cameron. The interactions between Cam and Kara were awesome, th
Sue's Romance Reviews
I really enjoyed the electrifying battle of wills between Cam and Kara and the odd laugh out loud moments in this book. Both characters are independent and very abrupt. They don’t suffer fools gladly.

From the beginning, their tempers and the passion they have for each other flared. Misunderstandings abound and there is not much communication between the two besides the heated fights. Although this may be a deterrent for some, I believe the avoidance and the miscommunications are true to both cha
May 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I don’t usually leave reviews but I really enjoyed reading this book. I love the relationship between cameron and Kara ♥️♥️♥️ I love the way cameron teases Kara and doesn’t give in to Kara all the time. I love it even more when Kara doesn’t give up and always wants to get the last word during their banter 😆 Their banter throughout the book is awesome. Never a boring moment when they are together. The drama/angst is perfect as well that makes you want to read more to know what’ll happen next beca ...more
Lane Maddox
Jul 09, 2019 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2019
1/2 Star! This is my first DNF of the year and that’s saying something because I pride myself on finishing every book I start. This is WattPad fan fiction turned published novel at its worst. Little character development for cliche one dimensional characters, open ended plot points each chapter, no true conflict other than miscommunication. After 238 pages enough is enough, give the reader something other than forced drug out dialogue, filler scenes and overreacting female protagonist. More than ...more
Jul 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
Thank you netgalley for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review.
I thought this romance was intense and full of delicious sexual tension. Kara is a college student determined to provide for her broken family. She feels this intense connection to Cameron when they meet which both excites and makes her afraid. The best part of this novel is that the author writes in dual perspectives so we have the opportunity to understand Cameron's troubled past and feel the depth of his need for Kara
Jun 02, 2019 rated it liked it
The primary couple in Spitfire in Love were introduced in Isabelle Ronin's Chasing Red series. You don't have to have read the previous books, but I think that's what attracted me to Spitfire. The story itself is entertaining. The characters are engaging. I felt something was uneven in the flow and pacing of the book. It's a large book and it seemed to meander a bit. I wished it had been tightened up a bit, and though I appreciated the banter, the dialogue became a bit repetitious at times. I ap ...more
Kym G
Jun 13, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: netgalley-reads
I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for letting me read this book.
If I was younger I would probably appreciate this book more. Kara and her intense reactions in seemingly normal conversations started to grate on me and I found it difficult to relate to her. Although when she was with her father she was quite different. I can see why this angsty book had a lot of followers. Wonder what the author will
Dinah Daka
Aug 27, 2020 rated it liked it
From chasing red i was so excited to see these too together but nothing i came to the this thinking i would find that but nothing.

I must say i get the love at first sight thing but not in both books.

It just yo slow for me and it keeps on dragging in the next one as well. I want cameos of Calab and Red but i got zero.

I do love the mystery of Cam and how Kara is so head strong and confident.

I just need more spice and answers that don't require me to read three books

Compared to Chasing Red i am it'
Fiona Montgomery
Feb 21, 2021 rated it it was ok
1.75: I wanted to like this book; I really did. I loved the Chasing Red series sooooo much and was excited to continue the story with Kara and Cameron. Honestly, I didn't love Kara too, too much in Chasing Red because she refused to look outside her own prejudice and pride, but I was hoping it would get better. Spoiler: it didn't.
Will I read Isabelle Ronin again? Is marshmallow fluff scarily sticky? Yes. Just because there was one book I couldn't get behind doesn't mean I'm going to abandon thi
Ivelisse Davila
Apr 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I enjoy Kara and Cam love story. They have instant fireworks when met. Cameron knows she is important but don't understand the new feelings. Kara knows he is the one, she feel what she always imagine love will be. Bet they can't control the strong chemistry and the sparks that ignited inside them when are near each other.
I LOVE reading this book and recommend it.
I received a ARC from Netgalley for a honest review.
Magic book club
May 15, 2019 rated it liked it
YA is not my favorite genre and this book is not that bad. But, for me, this story didn't have chemistry, I don't feel connections between characters and I am so sorry to tell but most of the time I feel bored. This book is definitely not my cup of tea and 3 stars are my ratings. Thank you, Net Galley, and Sourcebooks Casablanca for this opportunity.

( By the way -the part about farting is a gross, I don't like that in romance books.
(“Your wind was so strong it blew me away.”)).
Amber Kestner
I have no idea how to review this since it took me so long to read and the first two I read in no time at all. Kara and Cameron are enough to make my head spin. I love them, I do but their wasn't much laughter for this one, it seemed all to serious. I will keep following Isabelle but I hope book 2 of this book is better. Restless In Love is on Wattpad for the following development of this book but I am one to wait until officially published for the Wattpad Author's. ...more
Jan 19, 2020 added it
Shelves: dnf
It's pretty unclear from the book itself (unless you see the one line mention at the end of the book) that this is actually part of the series. I picked it up not knowing that. That wasn't why I DNF'd though. That was because this heroine was just... flat. I mean, she's written as though she has a lot of personality but she's just... bland. Overall, the writing and the characters didn't engage me at all here, and seeing some of the other reviews, I am okay with my choice to DNF this one. ...more
Feb 02, 2021 added it
I'm not going to hate on this author. I don't know if this is her first book or not but, she has potential. I think the editing needs to be better, and maybe the writing style is a bit amateurish? Not that the story wasn't good. I think a few tweaks would make the book better. It was still a good story that I enjoyed (of course, everyone has an opinion), but I think we should help her make this book better. ...more
Kylie Corley
Jul 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
I bought this on a whim just because I was in the mood for a new romance book. I've not read any of the other two books, yet.
It was a cute read. It has some good quotes, too. It's pretty much the same type of romance, just different names, pasts, occupation, etc.
I'll definitely be checking out the other two books, though.
Meredith James
Aug 10, 2019 rated it liked it
I absolutely love Kara as a character. Her personality is pure fire and comedy. As much as I wanted to like Cameron, I found him too possessive and just manipulative. His reasoning for almost every stupid thing he did just wasn't making sense to me.

I am curious as to how their relationship progresses considering how Kara feels about him in the Chasing Red series.
Sep 25, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, wattpad
3.4 🌟

I really do love Kara and Cam. How they met was so so funny. But I've got to say that the ending was soft. I got a bit tired of the "I-kiss-you-and-leave" scenes, since it became constant at some point. But I did enjoy it.

Also, there is no answer as what really went down in Chasing Red, it's like previously. Though I really want to know, I'm not in a hurry.
Maïwen Ckl
Jan 03, 2021 rated it liked it
I was expecting the answer to the story told about our two lovebirds in Chasin red however we got nothing except how they met and eventually (way too quickly) fell in love.
I'm disappointed but I would read the next book which I hope will answer all of our questions...
Gili Levy
Jan 30, 2021 rated it really liked it
If you look for some sophisticated plot, it's not for you.
If you're looking for a nice cliche, it is.

Kara is a QUEEN.

I enjoyed that book, and I think that if you're not trying to be over critical about it,
you'd find it really fun.

I personally can't wait for Wicked In Love!
Gloria Nortey
Jan 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another book I love so much. Thank you Isabella for writing a story like this😍😍😍😍😍😍😍
Apr 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: one-day, books-to-buy
Its hot and it's lovely ...more
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Isabelle Ronin is a Filipino Canadian writer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her Wattpad story, Chasing Red, has garnered over 130 million reads and was one of the most-read stories of 2016. As a result of the story’s immense popularity online, several major publishers around the world have acquired the rights to Chasing Red.
When she’s not writing, Isabelle can be found hanging out in bookstores, caf

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Chasing Red (3 books)
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