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Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan
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it was amazing

I think that the saying never judge a book by its cover apply so well there.

I genuinely do not think that I can find the right words to describe how this book made me feel. I should have known better… I should have known that as far as Kennedy Ryan is concerned, she never writes easy stories that make you dream. She writes stories that make you feel and think about your existence, about the meaning of life and love. I got drunk on her words and I am mesmerised by her talent and her prose.

“ I’m the devastation left in his wake”

Her writing style had me engulfed within the first few pages, and the deeper I went - the deeper the words were scarring me.
Iris is a damaged heroine who is brave, strong and so much more. Her story is about abuse and loss. You feel her constant headaches and the wrenching pain in her heart even as you breathe in her strengthening poise and resolve.
Caleb…
August- he is a bit of everything, friend, protector and a knight. I simply love him.
I do not want to say too much about the storyline but I must say this- It's splendid, it's heartbreaking. The story is so intense and it captured me the minute it started. Five stars doesn’t do this book justice.
Outstandingly PURE, RAW, HEARTWRENCHING,REAL AND BEAUTIFUL.

“ Iris is my constellation. She took the darkness as her cue to shine.”
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Reading Progress

November 10, 2016 – Shelved
November 10, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
April 6, 2018 – Started Reading
April 6, 2018 – Finished Reading

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Caroline Pajda Fab review Yamina


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Diana Tidlund Great review


Yamina -Women Who Stare at Books Thank you 💕


Hibby Musé Yasss this review❤❤


Marie Frates Great review! You are right about judging a book by its cover.


Jessica Wade Great review! I’m loving this book


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Beth Great review, can’t wait to read!


Rumi Awesome review. August is sitting on my kindle, taunting me. I really need to start reading this. Like yesterday!


Jaime Great review of an amazing book!!


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Nancy Mederos Great review!


Melanie Helms Loved this review!


Paula D Amazing review ❤️


Adelia Mastika Amazing review


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Erin Sheets Wow! Another fantastic review!! This book has totally jumped up to the top of my reading list!! 😁❤💕


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Marika great review


Ashley so true! great review!


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Alissa Pernitzky Thank you for this helpful review!


Alana Johnson Great review!!


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Angel Great review!! This book is on my TBR


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Yvette I can’t wait to read this book!


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Geegina Can’t wait to read this. Thanks for the review


Malene Lovely review. This book gave me all the feels


Michella Great review and loved August and Iris. Epic journey!


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Tiffany Hook Wonderful review !


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Denise Scott Sounds great !


Sheila Your last sentence said it all. Fantastic review!


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Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora) Beautiful review! This book was phenomenal! Anything KR writes is 🧡


Kelly Quarles Wonderful review!! Book was amazing!!


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MaryBeth Forcier I love reading about stories that make you feel things!! Fantastic review 💜


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Angela Swanger New author for me, Definately sounds like a must read.


Patricia Rohrs (words we love by blog) Amazing review!


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Suny Oliva Sounds good!👌


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Sherry Great review. Thank you for your well stated opinion.


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Shelly hammett I definitely need to read


Angela's Book Addiction Awesome review! ☺


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Maranda Schroeder Awesome review


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Marah Good review! I love whenever a book can make me feel a combination of emotions.


Natalie Casey This is such a great review!!


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Cassie Great review ~ makes me jealous that I haven't read it yet!


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Peggy Martin This is a very good review


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Kristi Awesome review! I need to read this book now!


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Ashley Dunham Awesome review definitely going to be reading it


Shannon Great review! I loved this book!!


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Denese Sweeney Excellent review. Ready to read it.


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Jessica It makes me feel guilty I am not ready to try read this but am excited for when I can.


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