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Landon & Shay: Part One

(L&S Duet #1)

4.47  ·  Rating details ·  831 ratings  ·  301 reviews
Shay Gable hated my guts, and I hated hers, too.

We went out of our way to avoid one another at all times. When she came my direction, I went the other. When we locked eyes, she’d turn and walk away.

All of that changed the day I was presented with a challenge. It started out as a stupid bet: make Shay fall in love with me before I fell in love with h
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Published October 30th 2019 by Amazon Digital Services
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Sep 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5+ stars

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In fairytales, the beauty fell in love with the beast. In reality, the beast destroyed beauty.

I’ve said it once, I’ll say it a million times, no one writes like Brittainy C. Cherry. No one. Her writing is stunning and always blows me away. This woman is my favorite author for a reason. Her books always speak to me. They always have that perfect combinatio
KAT ♕ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books ♕

'LANDON & SHAY' is Part One in Brittainy C. Cherry's full length romance duet. We've already been introduced to these two previously in Eleanor & Grey

It all started with a bet..But ended in truths.

These two characters despise each other!! It's been this way since middle school.

I started this not knowing if I liked it or not, and was already flitting towards a 4 star rating, and I think that's only because I didn't really connect with Landon at that stage. But somewhere along the way like a slow buGrey
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****FIVE+++++++++ STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

She kissed me, and the last sleeping part of my soul finally woke up as she fell against my lips. I tasted her heaven as I fed her my sins.

STUNNING!!! Brittainy C Cherry has once again blown my mind with another one of her beautifully written stories. I am not the least bit surprised that I fell so incredibly hard for ”LANDON & SHAY” This ”enemies-to-lovers” romance was so emoclass="gr-hostedUserImg">
Brittainy Cherry
Oct 30, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
🎉🥳LANDON & SHAY - Part One is LIVE 🥳🎉

✔ Enemies to lovers
✔Broken Hero
✔Coming of Age
✔Swoons upon Swooooons! 🥰

Make sure to grab this bad boy today!

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 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕

Just when I think that Brittainy C Cherry couldn’t make me love her storytelling anymore, she goes and do this. I’ve come to the realization that getting to read her books is not only a journey, but it’s an experience. Her words feel like a healing balm to the fractured heart and you feel the everything. The pain, the sadness, the joy, and the most important thing of all: the love.


Landon Harrison has everything that a teenager could ever want. Bad boy attitude, Popularity, rich parents and good
5+ stars
i was UGLY CRYING the whole time i was reading this. no joke. and im still crying right now as im writing this.

the last time i ugly cried was probably when i first saw the Red Wedding but even then, i don't think ive cried as much as i did while reading this.

this book was just... breathtakingly B E A U T I F U L.

gotta be honest, when i read the blurb, i thought this was gonna be your typical ya/na romance full of cliches and petty drama but NO, oh noo. i was so wrong.

i mean, the blurb literally said that this was gonna
Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
5 “favorite broken boyfriend” stars

“I think I was born with a hole in my heart. It doesn’t beat like it’s supposed to, and I don’t know if

that makes it unworthy of love. What kind of person would want to love a broken heart? What kind of person would take the time to listen to the heartbeats of something so damaged? I just hope broken hearts can reclass="gr-hostedUserImg">
Part I: Review

Someone help me find the right words for this review! 😂

Landon, oh Landon! Never in a million years would I have thought that THIS is how his story was going to be. I wasn't sure what to think of him at first, but as the story progressed and I got to know him a little better, all I wanted to do was hug him real tight and never let go. (And then punch all these people who said shitty stuff to him. You'll see what I mean when you read the book lol) My heart was aching for him over and over ag/>Landon,
Nov 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
#1 landon & shay: part one — 3.5 stars
#2 landon & shay: part two (tbr)

this was real funny until it started to get heavy and depressing. overall it was an absolute tear jearker. the topic of depression threw me off a little bit. i've been reading too much of it in books recently that i wanted to take a break. but some of the things the book said about this subject really hit close to home.

what i also liked about this book was the fact that it was the hero who suffered from
Elle's Book Blog
Release Date: October 30, 2019
Actual Rating: 5+ stars

New Adult | Enemies-to-Lovers | Emotional Romance

Brittainy C. Cherry writes books about hard topics with poise and grace. I have noticed this in each and every book she has written and it's one of the main reasons I always come back for more. She's one of the most talented authors and continuously brings her readers raw and emotional stories that everyday people can relate to in some way.

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Berry ♡ Nice
Oct 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
I'm so happy. I'm so sad. I'm an emotional mess! Landon & Shay's story...I was not expecting that. CLEARLY it was EVERYTHING great in a read.

Enemies-to-Lovers ✔
Fun Banter ✔
Feels ✔
Romantic ✔
Real, Raw, Deep ✔
Best Friendships EVER ✔

☆ Something had to be said about friends who never left your side, even when your storm was wild enough to strike their souls, too.☆

These characters were introduced to us in Eleanor and Grey and I liked them. I was hyped to get their st/>☆
Jessica Alcazar
whyyyyyyy can’t I read a book by Brittainy without having to go to Costco for giant quantities of Kleenex????

I was totally on edge thru this entire story! Not because it was this huge suspenseful mess, noooooooo, because I just have this animalistic (lol) need to get to that sweet spot in a journey. You know the one. Where you can finally breath easy because you know there’s no more *bombs/conflicts* left to play out.

So yeah, not yet …… *deep breath*

What an incredible pair of kids Landon and Sha
Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
Mind Blown!!!! This book is A M A Z I N G!!!

The angst, it literally had me reading this from start to finish!!!!

Now please give me book 2
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤

This was a fantastic read, I loved it so much.This is one of these reads you are going to think for days.It was beautiful and Brittainy's words are poetic and flawless. Landon and Shay were complete opposites.

They make a bet as to who would fall in love with each other first and how the story developed my heart was aching and I was sad , happy and emotional with these two!

Their story is unique and intense.


Oct 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This review will be short, sweet, and simple because you know what, after reading all TWELVE of Brittainy Cherry's books and literally loving ALL TWELVE OF THEM there are just so many five star reviews that ya girl can write. So here we go...

Landon & Shay was beautifully written. 
Landon & Shay was emotionally executed so well. 
Landon & Shay are both such complex characters with so much depth and growth.
Landon & Shay left me feeling so many things tha
Oct 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
**ARC provided in exchange for an honest review**

"Everyone had cracks and cuts that bled into their soul each night. Some people were simply better at hiding them."

Another five star worthy book by Brittainy C. Cherry. I just absolutely love this author's writing. I am amazed by her ability to bring a story and characters to life. The main characters Landon and Shay start of aclass="gr-hostedUserImg">
Cassidy (cassidyreads)
Oct 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thank you Brittainy for this incredible story! This book deserves more than a 5⭐ rating! It was a page turner and deals with realistic issues/topics. We were introduced to Landon and Shay a little bit in Eleanor and Grey but this is their intense love story. Shay is the “perfect” happy girl in everyone else’s eyes, who loves theater and hates Landon. Landon is the rich, popular senior, who is struggling with feeling loved because he doesn’t feel it from anyone around it. Landon and Shay are abso ...more
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Oct 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Brittainy writes soulful stories that jump from the pages straight to the hearts. Her soft nature mirrors in her stories. They're fragrant with love, tumultuous with roiling angst, soaked wet tears of the readers. She manages to draw out ALL the feelings possible just with strokes of her pen.
"How's your heart?"
"Still beating"

It's starts out on a vengeful & venomous note when Landon & Shay are horns-locked enemies, living for moments to stab each other with scathing knives...
"I hated Shay Gable. If there was only one tknives...
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LANDON & SHAY was supposed to be a standalone, but the author surprised us by telling we would have a part 1 and 2. Part 1 is about them when they were 17/18 years old, and part 2 will be with them a little older. This characters came from the book ELEANOR & GREY and if you read this one, you know how funny they were together because of their situation of hate-to-lovers. So when Brittainy said she would write about them I expected a book more li
Oct 25, 2019 rated it liked it
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I'm going to catch some flak for this review, but let me say ahead of time: I get it, guys! I love Brittainy C. Cherry, too! She's steadily become one of my favorite authors thanks to the emotion she infuses into every story. The first part of Landon & Shay was no exception. 

I loved getting to know the characters in this highly anticipated book, as well as catching glimpses of characters I grew to love in Brittainy's previous novel, Eleanor & Gray. Somehow though, I didn't fe
Nov 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
+5 breathtaking, raw, real, beautiful stars!!!

I don’t even know how to start this review or what to say. This book surprised me in so many ways. Just thinking about it brings tears to my eyes but not because it was a sad book. But because that book was beyond perfection. I know that in this world there are not perfect things but I can guarantee you that this book is perfect. All of it. All of its pages. Its words. Its characters. This book is perfect because this book is full of raw and real is
Oct 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
Shay Gable and Landon Harrison have been enemies for as long as they can remember. Now both in high school, Shay and Landon couldn't be more different. Landon's the bad boy who hangs with the partying crowd. Whereas Shay is the good girl, the girl who everyone loves. And the two of them couldn't hate each other more.

Almost a year ago, Landon's uncle committed suicide and Landon has felt guilty about his death since. After trying to drown his pain in drugs and alcohol, Landon's left t
Books Over Sleep
Oct 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
There are some books you read and some books that you absorb, devour, sink in every piece and bit because you simply can’t get enough. Landon & Shay was astoundingly beautiful, Brittainy C. Cherry lyrical writing pulls on every one of your heartstrings, she knows how to make you FEEL every word, filling you up with every possible feeling to its fullest. Landon & Shay had quite the journey, this story touches on such powerful issues and how impactful they can be, that no matter how hard w ...more
Oct 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was ready for Landon and Shay after "Eleanor and Grey" but was a little disappointed that it didn't start off with them as adults, but now see how reading their story of how they started, I think will put more things into perspective.

Brittainy C. Cherry writes so emotionally and beautifully, weaving real life without being overly dramatic or making things seem too far fetched. The layers and layers of these two showed a maturity in both that reminded me of Naley (characters Nathan and Haley f
Landon and Shay's story ruined me. It's been forever since I last cried my eyes out for a broken romance from fictional characters and honestly? I miss that feeling. So thank you, Brittainy, for bringing my old self back and making me feel once again.

Full review to come. Be sure to check this out!
Oct 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Earlier this year I read and adored Eleanor & Grey. It was a book I devoured, one that made my love for Brittainy C. Cherry’s writing even stronger. From the moment I finished, I needed more. Specifically, I needed the story of Landon and Shay. Thus, I jumped right into Landon & Shay: Part One the moment it appeared on my Kindle.

I’m going to be completely truthful and say it took a while for me to get into Landon & Shay. I think the fact Eleanor & Grey hooked me from
Jul 11, 2019 marked it as to-read
Hours later and I'm still feeling emotional thinking about Landon & Shay's story. I don't have to adequate words to describe what I was feeling reading it, but I'm doing my best to write a review.
First of all: You don't need to read Eleanor & Grey to read Landon & Shay. I didn't and I was totally fine.
"How's your heart?"
"Still beating."

The last time I ugly-cried reading a book was in March when I was reading the Full Tilt Duet by Emma Scott. Since then no book could touch my emotions that hard,
Vanessa (nessreads)
Oct 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Can someone please help me find my heart because I’m sure I’ve left it somewhere in this book.

I am such a complete emotional mess. Early into this story it was no surprise the tears would start, but that was nothing compared to the floodgates that opened towards the end. At one point I went back and kept rereading a certain part—it hurt, but it was so excruciatingly beautiful that I couldn’t help myself. I can’t quite possibly put into words how deeply this book touched me—all I can
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review.

You guys....I’m in love with these two! I’m literally swooning over here!

I was smiling so much during this story. I didn’t know it was possible to get butterflies from reading. Landon and Shay are my two favorite characters EVER!

“I’d learned early on that there aren’t any real villains in life, just heroes who have been beaten down for so long they forget they have the ability to be good.“

Landon and Shay have hated each other
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