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4.33  ·  Rating details ·  3,103 ratings  ·  612 reviews
A new, sexy standalone from #1 New York Times Bestseller, Vi Keeland.

When I first encountered Ford Donovan, I had no idea who he was…well, other than the obvious. Young, gorgeous, successful, smart. Did I mention young? If I did, it bears repeating. Ford Donovan was too young for me.

Let’s back up to how it all started. My best friend decided I needed to start dating again.
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ebook, 300 pages
Published July 8th 2019
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
5 STARS

Wow loved it so much!It was amazing, exactly what I needed, steamy sensual and heartwarming!I don't know where to start with this one, I fall in love with the characters so much and their romance!I couldn't get enough of Valentina and Ford!They were addictive!

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This is the first book I read about an older woman and younger man and I find it refreshing, and I could so easily relate and understand Valentina.I may not be in the same age but something similar has happened to me in some way.Ford
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Dilek VT
Life got in the way and I couldn't read any books for two months!



Yeap... 2 long months... I just cannot believe I gave such a long break...

Well, then I saw this book...
That cover.... Sigh... Swoon!



And the trope of a younger guy with an older woman?? That is definitely something I cannot resist - it is my weakness, so I read it :)

Actually, the book is not the best example of this trope and it turned out to be a 3,5 star-read for me but for the love of the hero in it, I raised it to 4 stars inst
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MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Jun 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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5 Stars!
(ARC provided by author)

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Valentina Davis is a beautiful 37 yr. old woman living in New Jersey. She married her high school sweetheart, had a son, and thinks her future is set. Then her marriage crash and burns, and she’s suddenly single for the first time in twenty years. Now divorced for almost two years, she’s lonely and still not moving on with her life. Her best friend decides it’s time for Val to put herself back out there, and sets her up a profile on a dating site. She really isn’
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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Type: Standalone
POV: First Person - Dual
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After being held back by her past for a while, Valentina Davies realized she needed to move in. Thanks to a much-needed push by her best friend, she decided to take a chance a put herself out there. Little did she knew it would take her face to face with another past - the boy next door Ford Donovan who was certainly all man now.



I’ve always wanted to try an age g
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KAT ♕ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books ♕
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ALL GROWN UP: Is a full length, stand alone romance novel by Vi Keeland. Spoken in 'Dual Perspectives.'

This is my first tiptoe into an older female falling for a younger boy toy, this was so refreshing seeing her struggles, being able to relate to her whole heartedly due to a similar circumstance when I met my partner, the too and fro of the age difference the worry of what others would think though ours is only six years difference not unlike these two who have a larger gap. These two were j
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Debbie Oliphant
Jul 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another winner from this author. I started the book this morning and could not put it down. A lot of feels and the storyline took an unexpected turn adding to the layers of the plot. Very enjoyable read.
GimmeAllTheWerdssss
May 09, 2019 marked it as never-gonna-read
Shelves: gonna-pass, nope
Let’s break this down...

Heroine, recently divorced from HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART = she’s probably only been with her ex...

The add (of course it’s created by a friend because the heroine is stuck in a rut) request “cunnilingus King” = wants someone with tons of experience!

Can someone please tell me why it’s attractive for a Hero to have enough experience to be considered a “king” in any area to do with sex (yes, I’m aware the guys fib BUT if they ask for an expert or king of something sexual in rom
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Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Rate: 5 / 5 stars

New Vi Keeland favorite? I think so!

I just adored this book so much. I love the fact that's it's an age gap romance but one where the female character is older instead of the male. I feel like everyone who writes age gaps, the male is always the one who's older so this book was refreshing in that sense and I'm so glad this trope was written by one of my favs. It's been a while since I've read a Vi Keeland book, and this book made me realise that I've been seriously missing ou
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1-Click Addict Support Group
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’m still smiling…

Ford and Valentina were delicious in this heart-warming and laughter-inducing older woman/younger man romance! Author Vi Keeland transformed sexting and sexy conversation to an art form as this these two meandered their way through society expectations, inner fears and a whole lot of love. An online dating profile sparked a breezy back and forth that had me laughing and smiling at all the yummy awkwardness from the very beginning…

Ford endeared himself right away. He said the ri
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Penelope Ward
Jun 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Ford is my favorite Vi hero to date! You all are in for such a treat and with this sexy boy (man) next door story! Older women younger man stories are my jam and this one hits ALL the buttons! The beautiful beach setting only adds to the experience. Wish I could read it all over again.
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Vi Keeland is bringing sexy back! Omg, I just finished the best book. I want to scream about All Grown Up from the rooftops. Since I’m scared of heights, I’m going to shout about it from my virtual rooftop online. I found myself crying, laughing, and choked up all at the same time from All Grown Up. This BOOK is everything! It’s packed with the perfect amount of the feels, fun, and sexy mind blowing chemistry! All Grown Up melted my heart and fogged up my Kindle screen. Vi’s books are magically
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Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}


Ever so slowly, Ford wrapped his hands around my cheeks and started to kiss me. I poured everything I was feeling from my mouth into his—sadness, longing, love, desire. I wanted to show him with my touch how I felt about him, because I knew I’d never get the chance to say the words now.






”ALL GROWN UP” is a sexy May/December romance between a beautiful thirty-seven-year-old divorcee and her gorgeous twenty-five-year-old neighbor, who used to ba
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Pick a Book
Jul 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
4,5 stars

OMG! I loved this story. Val and Ford are the best couple. I want Ford for myself!!
Vi keeland did an amazing job here, like always, right.
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Ps: is it just me, or you guys saw the author randomly putting the names of her and Pen Ward books into the story?
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4,5 estrelas

OMG! Amei essa história. A Val e o Ford são o melhor casal. Quero o Ford pra mim!!
Vi keeland fez um excelente trabalho aqui, como sempre.


Ps: É só comigo, mas alguém mais notou que a autora aleatoriamente colocou o
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Dali
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With “All Grown Up”, Vi Keeland offers readers a delightfully sexy and witty romance with all the heart and humor necessary to leave them grinning from ear to ear.

Thirty seven year old divorcee Valentina Davis is trying to find herself now that her twenty year old son is off to college and she’s about to get her certification as an Italian language teacher. Her friend Eve thinks she should get on the dating horse again since the last time Valentina d
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Sarah/DragonflyReads
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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4.5 stars!

ALL GROWN UP was just what I needed in my life! Vi Keeland paints the forbidden romance trope perfectly as Valentina is not only twelve years older than Ford, but also his neighbor growing up. GIVE ME ALL OF IT!

"The truth is, you can never have the right feelings at the wrong time, because there is never a wrong time for the right person."

All Grown Up is the ultimate page-turner, as the story is perfectly developed, deliciously steamy, and full of humor. I ate this one up and I'm n
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Bookgasms Book Blog
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: missy, shelly
I was basically consumed by this book.

The moment I picked it up, I was sucked in and my heart began doing those deliciously achy flutters and swoons while I fell wholeheartedly into this story that, on its face, didn't seem like something I would like.

I don't know what it is, but I approached this one with a fair amount of hesitation. I wasn't sure how that age gap thing was going to work for me and, I'm not going to lie, it felt a little uncomfortable sometimes. I kept imagining myself in Valen
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Happily Mary After
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019-july
Vi Keeland’s latest contemporary romance takes the age-gap trope and gives it a sexy and intriguing twist — the heroine is twelve years older than the hero — and All Grow Up is an emotional, fan-yourself-worthy and singular love story that will have you smiling the entire time reading it.

Valentina hasn’t jumped back into dating, although it’s been two years since her divorce, but her best friend pushes her to try online dating by setting up a profile for her. While she’s reluctant, she realizes
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Keri Loves Books
Jun 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Never The Wrong Time For The Right Person

All the swoon, all the smiles, all the love. Ford was PERFECTION! Ford was EVERYTHING! The author created the standard that all other book boyfriends now need to live up to.

With the market flooded with manwhore's and alphaholes (which I also love), the author brings you Ford Donovan. He is a breath of fresh air and the man you need to never let go. He's only twenty-five, but when life gets ripped away from you, you grow up real fast. He's been raising his
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~Dawn~TUG
Jul 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Another emotionally charged love story from Vi Keeland that kept me glued to my kindle. Ford..sigh...I love him. These stories of finding love after a marriage falls through always speak to me on another level. Yes, I have been with my hubs for 25 years but in all honesty these stories give me a weird hope. If stuff in my life took a hard left, I just might have a shot at a young buck?? Maybe? Okay, probably not BUT I love escaping my reality and living in someone else's. Vi Keeland is the maste ...more
Virginia
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
All Grown Up is EVERYTHING. And I mean EVERYTHING.

I loved so many things about it. From it being set in New York (the town I live in is mentioned), to the perfect writing, to the amazing, amazing characters, to the plot, to the cover which is an absolutely perfect Ford, it was all perfection. (Sorry for the run on sentence.)

Speaking of Ford, he was absolutely amazing. His personality had me swooning big time. He was sweet and sincere. Romantic and mature. Sexy and charming. He was a doll.

With a
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Ann
Loved it!!!!! Follows the typical style I've come to expect from this author (including the drool worthy cover). The wit, charm and sex appeal from the Hero with a nice side of smartass. Check. The heroine is your every day girl, insecure, funny and unaware that she's awesome. Check. Great side characters. Check, natch. And all wrapped up in a terrific HEA. I'm a happy reader. Just flew through this one. Y'all enjoy!
Mattias
May 10, 2019 rated it liked it
I know that I will never give a Vi Keeland book one star. She is great...
The worst thing is that I can't wait for this book! I want to read it now!
Luna Sol
Jun 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love every single word Vi Keeland writes but this book, this book, yes I repeat and scream THIS BOOK is soooo perfect that it just became my favorite book by Vi Keeland. I don't know how she does it but it just never fails, she creates the perfect combination and you just can't help it but get immerse into these characters and storyline and all the surprises that come along that I never expected. A huge bookhangover and already counting the days until her next book. You will love Ford and Vale ...more
Monique
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I stayed up until the wee hours of the night saying again and again, 'just one more chapter!' Before I knew it, it was after 3.30am and I had finished the book. Recently I have been known as a night owl just not this late, but I had to know the ending, I couldn't sleep until I knew the full story.

Valentina was someone I could relate to. We are in the same age bracket, well somewhere around the same, because age is just a number! She was divorced and finding her feet being on her own and thinking
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Nova  Brantley
Jul 08, 2019 rated it liked it
Not sure 🤔 what to rate it. It’s not a 2 star and not a 5. I think this trope should be wrote more. I just think the woman should be more sure of herself. Valentina was not, he was more mature and sure of himself than her honestly. This did have a lot of repetition (pet peeve) like ok we get it your too old but come on it’s a number. Move on.
Honestly I was waiting for a secret baby or some dead ex the whole way thru. But that didn’t come about there is a dead parent sad story that played a part
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Kim
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I usually am not a fan of age gap stories, but I totally loved this one! I really enjoyed the characters, the setting, and the storyline, and I could not put it down.

Valentina Davis is a thirty-seven-year-old divorcee with a twenty-year-old son. She is just trying to figure out what she wants out of her new life and to take care of herself for a change. She has not dated since high school, and her best friend, Eve is pushing her to get out there...and maybe just manipulating the situation a bit
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Wendy ⏃: ✦Cheeky Chicks Blogger✦
4.5 STARS!

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"The truth is, you can never have the right feelings at the wrong time, because there is never a wrong time for the right person."

Vi Keeland has shown she exhibits a versatility in her writing and that she is not afraid to write about taboo topics. Though I have only read a few books by this author at this point, she never disappoints!

All Grown Up was every bit the sexy forbidden trope you need! Not only was Valentina 12 years Ford's senior but she also happens to be his neighbor
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Naughty Mom Story Time
Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs-reviewed
All Grown Up was such a wonderful story! I fell in love with Ford and Valentina so quickly and easily. It was impossible not to. Their story not only entertained me but it moved and inspired me as well.

Society has always been accepting of older men and younger women. There is a lot of unbrainwashing to be done after centuries under a patriarchal society. The stigma of older women and younger men is real and one that Val struggled with from the get go. Despite their strong attraction and easy co
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Kathy Coopmans
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Well, alrighty then. I’m swooning. Fanning my face and just wow.
I loved this story. Guys, it’s not the usual older woman, younger man story. That said, it has a fantastic plot and a sexy man and gorgeous woman. It’s has the oh, no. Nope. Not going there, but it’s deeper than all that.
It’s breathtaking and it’s sensual. It’s that one word... EVERYTHING.
I loved Ford and the way he talks. Walks. Looks and those words. Oh, my!!

Kathy Coopmans
USA Today Bestselling Author:
Panty dropping book blog.
Ellen ✦ Book Bellas ✦
Perfect light and sexy beach read! I loved the older woman/younger man theme.

“There’s no better way to get back at your douche of an ex-husband for sleeping with a twenty-year-old than having a summer fling with a younger man.”

Valentina is 37 years old and trying out a dating app for the first time. Much to her surprise the witty guy who she is texting with turns out to be the son of her neighbor who is now all grown up. But Ford Donovan is not your typical 25-year-old. He is wise beyond his y
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Vi Keeland is a #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author. With millions of books sold, her titles have appeared in over one hundred Bestseller lists and are currently translated in twenty-six languages. She resides in New York with her husband and their three children where she is living out her own happily ever after with the boy she met at age six.

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