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Loving Liv

(Gone Wild #5)

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USA Today bestselling author Stacey Kennedy returns to the passion-filled world of Club Sin and Dirty Little Secrets with this novella featuring a slightly flawed Dom who has six days--and six very steamy nights--on a Caribbean cruise to convince an innocent woman from his past that maybe the best way for two broken people to find true love is to jump headfirst into the ...more
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Published March 24th 2020 by Stacey Kennedy
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Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)


Liv's heart is encased in ice ever since her fiancé cheated on her not just once, but many times. So when she meets a gorgeous, intense man at a wedding, the last thing she wants is to give him the chance to hurt her. But no matter, she'll never see him again after this wedding, so she's fine. Wrong...because when a dear friend meddles with only her happiness in mind, it will set her and Miles back on the path to happiness - IF and that's a big IF, she can let go and allow him in and allow
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Sofia Lazaridou
Mar 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Loving Liv is the 5th book in the Gone Wild series by Stacey Kennedy. Each book is stand-alone and can be read out of order since every story happens at the same time as the others and each book is written by a different author. This particular story is connected to another series the author has written and some characters appear in this book too. Honestly, this book felt more connected to the other series than with Gone Wild.

I have mixed feelings about this book and they lean mostly towards
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Cassidy (cassidyreads)
Mar 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is book 5 in the Gone Wild series. A series of interconnected stand alones written by multiple authors. Liv decides to go on a cruise with her friends after her engagement is broken off with her fiance who cheated on her. Miles is a club owner in Vegas and just so happens to be on the same cruise as Liv, also looking from a break from reality. This story was an nice installment in this series. Liv and Miles have a small past with each other and Miles can't stop thinking about their night ...more
Victoria Weston
Mar 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is the fifth book in this series and the first book that I've read by this author and this book is a real, quick insta love romance and I really enjoyed reading it. This book is a awesome ending to this series and I really liked this author writing style to.

This is book five in this series. A Gone Wild Novel.
Book 1 = Kissing Kendall
Book #2= Gaming Grace
BOOK #3= Attracting Aubrey
BOOK #4= Beguiling Benjamin
BOOK #5= Loving Liv

Liv desperately needs a break away after her ex cheated on her
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Nicole Smith
Mar 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars
I've been loving this series written by different authors. Some of them are my faves and Stacey Kennedy is one of them. I was instantly hooked on this book. A singles cruise is not what this group of college friends anticipated, but one they might need. I loved watching Liv blossom in this book. Miles brings out a passionate side to Liv that she never knew she had in her. This book does have bdsm elements to it, but it is tastefully done. Miles and Liv's chemistry burns hot. You may
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Donna
Mar 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loving Liv is a smoking hot escape. The chemistry between Liv and Miles is apparent from the start and only gets hotter as the story progresses. I loved watching Miles give Liv the courage to explore her wilder side. These two had me feeling all the awwws. Break out the ice water youre gonna need it. ...more
Siobhan
Mar 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Loving Liv gave me more than I anticipated. I had planned to read a couple of chapters, nothing more, but once I got started, I could not put it down.

The chemistry between the characters was insane, sucking me right into the story. I was desperately powering through the story, absorbing every interaction. I could not get enough of them, I adored how they played off each other, and I certainly want to read more about them.

In fact, this has left me wanting to find out what books the side
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Sarah
Ever since Liv had her heart broken by her cheating fiancé she's sworn off men so this trip to hang out with her closest friends should be just what she needs. What she wasn't counting on is running into Miles though, the hottest one night stand of her life and a man who has been trying to get her to date him ever since.

Miles hasn't been able to get Liv out of his head since their first encounter three months ago so when she emails him inviting him to join her on a cruise he jumps at the chance.
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Kim
Mar 26, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Liv has been hurt badly by a cheating ex-fiance and she has her heart on lockdown in the aftermath. She has just barely been able to climb out of a deep depression but she is basically drifting from one day to the next, existing but not truly living. One night with a sexy Dom visiting from out of town lights her up in ways she has never experienced before, and it scares her badly enough to shut him out completely when he shows interest in getting to know her better. After all, if she was hurt ...more
Becky Burrier
Mar 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loving Liv.
WOW! WOW! SHAMWOW ! What do I say about this book! I loved Stacey Kennedys Club Sin Series. It was a series that I read when I was in a slump and had kind of given up on reading. That series reignited a spark and a love of reading for me. Those stories were so passionate and well done. When I signed up to review the Gone Wild Series, I did not make the connection that Stacey Kennedy was writing one of the books. I went into it because of my love for Avery Flynn. Imagine my pure
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Diane
Mar 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: ADDICTING SERIES A MUST HAVE FOR SURE!!!!
I voluntarily reviewed a copy of "LIVING LIV" Stacey Kennedy you did a fabulous job writing this storyline that pulled you in right from the start you've got passion, secrets, heartache, betrayal, cheating-ex, humor you can't put this book down.
Liv Sloan is at a wedding where she sees Miles Shantz he can't keep his eyes off her she also very attracted to him but she very leary because her ex broke her heart she doesn't trust easily but when Miles asks her to dance she agrees.
Miles and Liv's
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Ioanna
Feb 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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A wedding in Vegas was the reason Liv Sloane and Miles Schantz saw each other and got acquainted. Liv worked as a personal assistant in a real estate agency in San Fransisco. Miles lived in Las Vegas he was one of the members of the exclusive sex Club Sin and he runs the front club where that was located. Liv was heartbroken by her previous relationship, so no matter how good that night was she couldn't
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Stella Thompson
Mar 25, 2020 rated it liked it
Loving Liv (Gone Wild Book 5)!

Loving Liz is the fifth book in the new Gone Wild series. Each book is written by a different author, and as such, each has a unique feel and story for each friends story. Five friends embark on a singles party cruise...accidentally.

Liz is guarding her heart after her ex cheated on her with multiple women. To be on a singles cruise is not what she thought she would be doing with her college friends. Liz met Miles at a wedding and they had a hot sexy one night
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Lee Ann
Mar 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is my first Stacey Kennedy book, but it won't be my last.

This is part of a multi-author series that all released on the same day, so I've been reading them all, and they are all very different based on the authors' writing styles and genres, but they are all thoroughly enjoyable.

Liv is closed off to love after dealing with a cheating fiance, and she's still drifting from day to day and struggling with her emotions. She has a wild night with an out of towner that introduces her to BDSM, and
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Fedora
Mar 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Loving Liv by Stacey Kennedy is the fifth in the multi-author Gone Wild series. It is connected to Ms Kennedy's Club Sin series and tells Miles Schantz's story.

Miles Schantz and Liv Sloane meet by chance at a mutual friend's wedding celebration. Their chemistry is immediate and powerful. Liv's previous relationship did a number on her though, and she's understandably reluctant to allow that connection to grow despite Miles's willingness to pursue. When her friends plan a relaxing cruise for a
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Kari Hansen
Mar 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Liv is still reeling from the betrayal at the hands of her ex-fiance and she isnt about to trust anyone with her heart again especially since the whole experience has left her doubting her judgment when it comes to men. Spending a week with her friends from college is exactly the break that she needs but she didnt expect that the only man that has inspired feelings in her would be on cruise as well.

When Miles met Liv at a friends wedding, they spent a night together that he hasnt been able to
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Cheryl
Mar 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Liv and Miles are hot! I really liked their storyline, since it wasnt just a random meet up on board the ship, but planned by someone who knew one of the in advance. That added a little intrigue into a fun and very frisky couple! Word of warning, Miles is Dom, which I know could turn so readers off. While there isnt a lot of the lifestyle acted upon in this book, hes very up honest about it.
Above and beyond that, Miles does his best to bring Liv out of herself and help her experience fun, which
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Lynn Brooks
Mar 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4 1/2 STARS!

Filled with heat, heart and happily ever afters! With the final book in the Gone Wild series, Stacey Kennedy delights readers with some familiar Club Sin faces! The characters were fresh and easy to relate to and the steam was off the charts!

After a heartbreak, Liz is wary ... of men, of love, of ever losing herself in that way again. She's really easy to relate to and sympathize with.

Miles is heart stopping. He hasn't been able to get Liz off his mind since their one night together
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Sissy's Romance Book Review
Loving Liv by Stacey Kennedy is book 5 in the Gone Wild Series. This is the story of Miles Schantz and Liv Sloane. I did feel this was a standalone book. Liv has had her heart closed up for the last few years due to a broken engagement due to a cheating ex. The only time she left herself feel was a several months ago with a one night stand. So Liv thinks that this college friend cruise ship vacation is what she need to get going again. What she is surprised to see is her one night stand...Miles. ...more
Jennifer Pierson
Mar 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loving Liv was a short(ish) but packed a heat filled punch. Lawd, the chemistry between Liv & Miles tried to make my kindle explode in flames. This was the first book that I've read in this series, but I have the others, so while I've probably gone out of order, the point is that I get to keep reading. Liv is wound up tight, has trust issues, and when she goes on a cruise with friends, she sees Miles, unaware that he got an invite, which he believed was from her. Anyway, he makes due, and ...more
Ga Books LoverX
Mar 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loving Liv is the last book in the Gone Wild series and it definitely was my favorite out of them so far! Stacey Kennedy did a great job with this book! This series is about a group of friends that go on a cruise expecting it to be a relaxing vacay but it is a singles cruise with a lot of FUN times- *Wink, Wink, Nudge, Nudge*

This is Liv's story and if anyone needs a good time, it is this lady! I definitely would not mind checking out the series that Miles was in previous because this book was
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Heidi Sturgess
Loving Liv by Stacey Kennedy 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥


This was my favorite by far !!!


Liv had her heart broken and has sworn herself off of men but she catches the eye of the delectable Miles ....a dominant....the owner of Club Sin ( I'm already weak at the knees)


Miles and Liv enjoy a heated rendezvous but Liv runs and Miles hunts and between me amd you I just want to ask her why ?! Damn girl he is fine !!!!


Liv joins her friends on the cruise and guess who is also on board !!!! Thi gs are about to heat up 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

Miles
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Reading  In the  Red Room
Mar 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loving Liv is book 5 in the Gone Wild series. 5 college friends decided to take a relaxing cruise together. Little do they know that relaxing cruise is actually a singles party cruise. All five friends find a vacation fling but can that turn into love?
Liv and Miles met a few months ago at a wedding. They had a brief but incredibly hot encounter. Liv who was badly hurt ran and never turned back. Miles was insanely attracted to Liv and couldnt stop thinking about her. When they meet up on the
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Jenniekenn
Mar 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ooh OOHH OOHH. Stacey Kennedy this book is so delicious. Liv has had a terrible breakup and is afraid to trust her heart. Her and Miles have been eyeing each other up and finally have an explosive hookup. She is on a cruise with friends and is surprised to see him. She thinks she keeps imagining him but its reallly him. He thinks shes invited him on this cruise. She decides to enjoy the cruise with him and also they try to find out who really invited him on the cruise. You get the yummy dominate ...more
Nicole ReadingBetweenTheSheets
PHEW!!! Get a glass of ice water for when you read this one!! IT IS HOT!!!

Liv Sloan and Miles Shantz share a moment at a weddingafter she ghosts him for the next 3 months, he shows up on the cruise ship Liv is on with her friends. She is still trying to get over an awful relationship and breakup, so why is he there????

Miles is a doma dom who is confused by his interest in Livso when he gets the email to join her on the cruisehe wouldnt turn that down!

Loving Liv is the 5th book in the Gone Wild
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Nicole Ortiz
Mar 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Hurt badly by her cheating fiance Liv puts up a wall around her heart. One wild hook up with a sexy dom Miles has reignited a spark in her but still scorned and the fact they live in two different states has her pushing away any prospect of a relationship. Set to leave on a single cruise with her Best friends she runs into Miles who claims she sent him an invite. Miles convinces her to give him the duration of the cruise to see if there is anything between them. This was a enjoyable story as ...more
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
This was a really great story. Miles is a dominant, but to me, he was anything but. He is looking for something in his life, he just doesnt know what. That is until he meets Liv and he becomes enthralled with her. Liv is scared to put herself out there after suffering a broken heart. She pushes Miles away. When her and her friends decide to take a cruise, she is shocked to find that Miles is there as well. Their chemistry is too strong to deny. These were such great characters. I loved how they ...more
Melena Torretta
Mar 24, 2020 rated it liked it
Loving Liv is the fifth and final book in a series of interconnected standalone books. Each is written by a different author. Like the others, this takes place on a singles cruise a group of friends ended up on.

The writing is good and the author did a nice job with character building, but this just isn't my type of story or trope.

I understand this is also connected to a series she writes independent of this one. I have not read any of those books, but was not lost at all.

Thank you to the author
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Clare
Mar 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
This is the fifth book in this series.
This is the third book I've read.
This is my favourite book in this series so far.
Liv and Miles have history. They had a wild night together at a friends wedding. Now they're on the cruise ship together.

I enjoyed how steamy this was. Especially because Miles is a Dom. The dynamic between he and Liv is explosive at best.

It also makes me interested to read the series that Miles is from by this author because her writing style is so quick and easy to read.

**An
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Andrea (Hammock and Read)
This on is the most steamy of the series and wow is it steamy!! These are fun, light, fast reads with a lot of steam but not a lot of plot. This one had more character development with Miles and the background of how they meet, and also her at home coworkers. There was more of this story off the boat which helped a lot.

This is my first book by Stacey Kennedy and will have to read some of her other books. As I did enjoy her writing.

Overall, 3 stars and 5 plus steam!!

Thanks to the PR firm and
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Stacey Kennedy is a USA Today bestselling author who writes contemporary romances full of heat, heart, and happily ever afters. With over 50 titles published, her books have hit Amazon, B&N, and Apple Books bestseller lists.

Stacey lives with her husband and two children in southwestern Ontarioin a city thats just as charming as any of the small towns she creates. Most days, youll find her
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Gone Wild (5 books)
  • Kissing Kendall (Gone Wild #1)
  • Gaming Grace (Gone Wild, #2)
  • Attracting Aubrey (Gone Wild #3)
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