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(Larsen Bros #2)

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3.87  ·  Rating details ·  5,964 ratings  ·  811 reviews
An unpauseable new romance from New York Times bestselling, Audie Award winning author Kylie Scott!

When Anna wakes up from a coma after a car crash, she discovers life has gone on without her. Her husband has been unfaithful—with her best friend—and she’s been long since replaced at work. While her old life is a distant memory, her new life feels like an empty shell. Then
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Kindle Edition, 262 pages
Published July 13th 2021 by Kylie Scott (first published April 13th 2021)
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Giorgia Reads
4.5 stars

As some of you know, I’ve been missing on here for the past couple of months because reading was the last thing I could have managed to do for some reason.
It’s all good though, I did manage to watch more tv shows and movies than I did in the past 2 years accumulated.

And the great news is that I’ve slowly gotten back to it. And it all started with this book. I just knew that a Kylie Scott book would be the best thing for me. And as luck would have it, she did have 2 releases (this o
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Phuong ✯
If I'd get one dollar for every time a heroine wakes up from coma to her husband/boyfriend fucking her best friend, I'd be RICH. 💅 ...more
Christy
Apr 17, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2021-audio
4 stars

This audiobook was so great! I remember listening to and loving Kylie Scott's Repeat and I was excited to get more from that world. Leif is Ed's brother and the hero of our story. Anna is our heroine who gets into a car accident and is on a coma for months. When she wakes up her life has completely changed. She found out her husband wasn't faithful to her, and things are bad all around. Then she meets Leif, another innocent bystander from the accident and they become fast friends.

I ador
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Isabella. R
4.5 Just You and Me Stars ⭐

I can't remember the last time I read a book where both characters actually have their shit together. Not only was it refreshing and delightful, it was impressive considering how much Anna and Leif went through before reconnecting.

I don’t feel like a hell of a lot of anything. A blank piece of paper waiting for a new story to be written. The beginning of something with no future in sight. That’s what it feels like to be me.

After being involved in a hit and run car acci
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ren ♡
YAAAASSS! ACCORDING TO THE AUTHOR'S INSTAGRAM POST, EBOOKS AND PAPERBACKS WILL BE OUT IN JULY!!! ...more
✰ Liz ✰
"You've got me."
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Pause is the second book in the Larsen Brothers Series. If you read Repeat, then you will remember Leif Larsen. Leif is a tattoo artist who lives life to the fullest. When he meets Anna, she is in danger and need of assistance. Leif rescues Anna, and she is left in a coma. When she wakes up, her entire world has shifted, and Anna is left to rediscover the world around her. Anna reconnects with Leif, and an easy friendship begins. Although Anna is in no shape to move on romant
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Astrid - The Bookish Sweet Tooth



TITLE: PAUSE
AUTHOR: Kylie Scott
SERIES: Standalone (connected to REPEAT)
RELEASE DATE: April 13, 2021
GENRE: Contemporary Romance
TROPES: Friends-to-Lovers, Cheating Husband
NARRATORS: Andi Arndt
LENGTH: 6 hrs and 17 mins
RATING: 4 Stars
CLIFFHANGER: No



This was a very enjoyable friends-to-lovers romance. Man, can you imagine being in a coma after a car accident, waking up ten months later only to find out that your asshole of a husband cheated on you with your best friend while you were out?



I adored
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Vintage
This had several elements that made it stand out but ultimately it felt a little undeveloped.

The heroine wakes up after a seven month coma to find out that her husband and her best friend had an affair. Unlike too many heroines, she’s fed up and done hearing how hard her coma was on him. She’s gone from a little too perfect to a crankier version of her previous self that’s trying to adjust to a new reality. Her reactions to her husband and her ex-best friend are just what a lot of readers want t
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Stacey
Ready to hit play and move forward...

When your whole world changes, is it better to try and go back to the way thing were or move forward to a better future? In Pause we meet Anna after she survived a horrific accident that left her in a coma for months. Unfortunately, on awakening, she finds out that her husband cheated ... with one of her best friends. This makes Anna pause, reassess everything from her previous life, and decide on what will truly make her happy. The first thing she definitely
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Syndi
Jun 03, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It has been a while since I read Miss Scott books. Pause is good novella. The story is similar to Repeat.

I do like the easy banter between Anna and Leif ( I love the name too). Their Twilight obsession is also cute. Pause is sow burn romance but with a short length. Not so much drama.

4 stars
Katie Utterly Unashamed
First things first..... Can we all just take a minute and talk about how fucking amazing Andi Arndt is as a narrator.



That chick can narrate a fucking history book and I will devour it (note, I hated history with a passion and slept though most of that class). Seriously, her male voice is hotter than most actual guys voices.

Next, let me tell you what would happen if I woke up from a 7 month coma only to find out that my husband fucked my best friend.

1. I would cut off his dick and slap that bit
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☘ Lily ☘
Any kind of book that got me grinning like a dork is worth a 5 stars in my opinion.

I mean, come on. It's Kylie Scott. She can write some of the best banters.

On the curve of one ass cheek, he gives me a kiss. “Leif, this is very strange. What are you up to back there?”
“We’ve now progressed to the ass-kissing apology stage of things.”


In this one, it featured the brother of the last book's hero, Leif. He was in accident with our heroine. An accident which left her in a coma for 6 months. After
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Sometime
Oct 11, 2021 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle
I liked this one much more than book 1. Poor Anna was in a car accident 9 months ago and wakes up to her whole world being changed. Her husband and best friend began an affair while she was in a coma and her life imploded.

Leif was riding his motorcycle and got clipped by a car and was there to hold Anna's hand while she was cut from her car. They have a connection and Anna wants to talk to thank him for his help and both see they have an obvious connection.

The author didn't cut corners on Anna'
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Corinne [on hiatus]
Charming and lovely... the story of Anna and Leif really warmed my heart and made for an incredibly entertaining read.

I read it as a mix of audio and e-ARC and I was captivated by the unlikely love story between 2 survivors of the same bad accident. The narrator is fantastic.

The story is told from Anna's POV. She wakes up from a 7 months comma to find her perfect life was not so perfect after all. Her husband cheated on her with one of her best friends. But she learns of Leif, the other accident
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Carol
Nov 11, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a really good listen, 🎧and not just because Kylie Scott wrote it and Andi Arndt was the narrator, which in my experience, is always a good combination, no that wasn't the only reason.

After reading repeat book 1, Leif as a character wasn't really winning any points for me in the first book. Which is probably why it took me so long to listen to Pause. That being said I found his character had grown so much after what had occurred in book 1 and again after his motorcycle accident, he was i
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Wendy'sThoughts
Jul 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Kylie Scott Fans, Romance
4 Meant To Be Stars
* * * * Spoiler Free
This book takes an idea that would be so out of the realm of every day and creates an insightful, self-realization journey for two people who in their prior lives would never connect. I think this has so much for us to see and learn from with the method is easy to understand, and the importance of seeing who you are and accepting it.

Anna and Leif literally run into each other.
She is hit and her car hits Lief's bike and him. They are taken to the same hosp
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Lucía
Jul 17, 2021 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book gave me absolutely ✨nothing✨.
✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰
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Anna + Leif

We all remember Leif from his brother's book REPEAT.
Now he gets his own story.
He was in an accident seven months ago. But the real victim in the accident was Anna. She's been in a coma ever since.
And now that she's woken up, she finds out that her husband cheated on her with her best friend.

Leif and Anna become friends. Good friends. And even roommates. But can there be more? Both have been hurt pretty badly in their last relationships.
Friends with benefits? Nah, that never works ..
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Antonella
3,5⭐

got west coast stuck in mead while reading this...
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Carol
3.5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
An enjoyable read....but it pales in comparison for me to the previous book "Repeat" which I absolutely loved and have now read many times.
It was a good read but not great!!! or maybe I am just so enamored with Clem and Ed's story that I found this one to be a little lacking somehow.
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Lauren ♡
4 STARS ⭐

I went blindly into this read via audio listen and was pleasantly surprised by this book! Pause is an audible exclusive book that is told from only the main heroine perspective.

Format 🎧: audiobook listen. This audiobook was 10 chapters and included a prologue & epilogue. It was 6 hrs & 17 minutes and can be listened to in 1-2 sittings. This book was narrated by the amazing Andi Arndt and as always I enjoyed the narration.

This audiobook contains:
⏸ Strangers tied together due to a t
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✰ Liz ✰
Jul 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"You've got me."
description

Pause is the second book in the Larsen Brothers Series. If you read Repeat, then you will remember Leif Larsen. Leif is a tattoo artist who lives life to the fullest. When he meets Anna, she is in danger and need of assistance. Leif rescues Anna, and she is left in a coma. When she wakes up, her entire world has shifted, and Anna is left to rediscover the world around her. Anna reconnects with Leif, and an easy friendship begins. Although Anna is in no shape to move on romant
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Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 ⭐'s

Leif and Anna were both involved in the same horrible accident, however, their injuries are totally different.

After Anna gets out of the hospital and finds out some traumatic information, she seeks out Leif and they become friends. And slowly more.

Leif was very intuitive about their relationship while Anna was figuring things out. I really enjoyed that and the humor involved.

The epilogue was surprising but then again - not. Go Anna!
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Anna
Jul 14, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Meh
quite forgettable
She is not so strong, doubting herself all the way

He.... He was nice... Didnt work for me though.

Not enough angst

Not enough slow burng
Friends to lovers
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
Anna was on her way to the grocery store one afternoon when she was involved in a car accident. She wakes up seven months later to find out that while the pause button was pushed on her life, some people she cared about have already used the fast forward button. She has to come to grips with the fact since she has been in a coma life has carried on without her.

After a long physical recovery Anna is determined to move on with her new normal, even if it is without people she thought would always b
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Noula
Apr 21, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The cover of the book confused me at first glance. When I read the book, I was not expecting it to start out as a tragedy. To hear about the accident and then suddenly this mystery man within Chapter 1 really got me hooked. Although this sounds like it can be a true story. I'm almost certain it could be. I have no idea because I didn't read the bio in the car. I just added it to my library on Audible. I give this book 5 stars and it's only a 6 hour read so it's pretty short. Just be prepared for ...more
Dilek VT
Aug 13, 2021 rated it it was ok
* 2nd book of Larsen Bros series. Each book is a stand-alone.

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Plot:

The book is about two people who were connected through an accident they had. Leif injured his arm but Anna was in a coma for 7 months, during which her husband cheated on her with her best friend and impregnated her.

After she wakes up, she sees how much her world is changed and tries to adapt to it in the best way she can.

(Before you uncover the spoiler below , please be aware of the
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My_Strange_Reading
The goodreads version of the book says it’s an audible, but I read this through iBooks, so idk. 🤷🏻‍♀️

I think I’ve officially read everything Scott has written at this point that doesn’t involve a zombie apocalypse (that is just not my thing). She writes quick, steamy, smutty books, and I’m always up to read a new one of hers.

This one was pretty good? I loved Leif and Anna but I did feel like most of the story was just highlights from her many other books. I enjoyed Fake (released earlier this y
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Bookphenomena (Micky)
Headlines:
Accidents
Betrayal
Quick fulfilment

I feel like I’m the champion of Repeat by Kylie Scott, I loved that audio and I’ve since re-listened and re-read. So Pause had big shoes to fill and alongside that Leif wasn’t the easiest character like in Repeat having fouled up in his relationship choices bringing consequences.

Pause started with an accident and hospitals which felt reminiscent of Repeat but I didn’t mind that to be honest, as Anna’s story was different enough to feel new. The circumst
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Amy | Foxy Blogs
Apr 19, 2021 rated it really liked it
Awe, this book will have you believing in love again!!

Anna has been in a horrible car accident which left her in a coma. During that time her husband turns to her best friend for comfort. So, when Anna comes out of her coma her life looks nothing like how it used to.

She meets the man (Leif) who helped save her from the car wreck. He's the type of guy that reads Twilight to you while you're in the hospital in a coma. Beyond his sweet side, he is also a tattoo artist who isn't looking forward to
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