I wasn't always in love
with Colton Calloway; I was in love with his younger brother, Kyle,
first. Kyle was my first one true love, my first in every way. Then, one stormy August night, he died, and the person I was died with him.
didn't teach me how to live. He didn't heal the pain. He didn't make it
okay. He taught me how to hurt, how to not be okay, and, eventually,
how to let go.
Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies…
what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she meets Dean Holder. A guy
with a reputation that rivals her own and an uncanny ability to invoke
feelings in her she’s never had before. He terrifies her and captivates
her all in the span of just one encounter, and something about the way
he makes her feel sparks buried memories from a past that she wishes
could just stay buried.
Sky struggles to keep him at a distance
knowing he’s nothing but trouble, but Holder insists on learning
everything about her. After finally caving to his unwavering pursuit,
Sky soon finds that Holder isn’t at all who he’s been claiming to be.
When the secrets he’s been keeping are finally revealed, every single
facet of Sky’s life will change forever.
Former piano prodigy
Nastya Kashnikov wants two things: to get through high school without
anyone learning about her past and to make the boy who took everything
from her—her identity, her spirit, her will to live—pay.
Bennett’s story is no secret: every person he loves has been taken from
his life until, at seventeen years old, there is no one left. Now all
he wants is be left alone and people allow it because when your name is
synonymous with death, everyone tends to give you your space.
except Nastya, the mysterious new girl at school who starts showing up
and won’t go away until she’s insinuated herself into every aspect of
his life. But the more he gets to know her, the more of an enigma she
becomes. As their relationship intensifies and the unanswered questions
begin to pile up, he starts to wonder if he will ever learn the secrets
she’s been hiding—or if he even wants to.
When Jacqueline follows
her longtime boyfriend to the college of his choice, the last thing she
expects is a breakup two months into sophomore year. After two weeks in
shock, she wakes up to her new reality: she's single, attending a state
university instead of a music conservatory, ignored by her former circle
of friends, and failing a class for the first time in her life.
a party alone, Jacqueline is assaulted by her ex's frat brother.
Rescued by a stranger who seems to be in the right place at the right
time, she wants nothing more than to forget the attack and that night -
but her savior, Lucas, sits on the back row of her econ class, sketching
in a notebook and staring at her. Her friends nominate him to be the
When her attacker turns stalker, Jacqueline has a
choice: crumple in defeat or learn to fight back. Lucas remains
protective, but he's hiding secrets of his own. Suddenly appearances are
everything, and knowing who to trust is anything but easy.
one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl
with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with "freaky" scars on
her arms. Even Echo can't remember the whole truth of that horrible
night. All she knows is that she wants everything to go back to
normal. But when Noah Hutchins, the smoking-hot, girl-using loner in the
black leather jacket, explodes into her life with his tough attitude
and surprising understanding, Echo's world shifts in ways she could
never have imagined. They should have nothing in common. And with the
secrets they both keep, being together is pretty much impossible.Yet
the crazy attraction between them refuses to go away. And Echo has to
ask herself just how far they can push the limits and what she'll risk
for the one guy who might teach her how to love again.
If anyone knew the truth
about Beth Risk's home life, they'd send her mother to jail and
seventeen-year-old Beth who knows where. So she protects her mom at all
costs. Until the day her uncle swoops in and forces Beth to choose
between her mom's freedom and her own happiness. That's how Beth finds
herself living with an aunt who doesn't want her and going to a school
that doesn't understand her. At all. Except for the one guy who
shouldn't get her, but does....
Ryan Stone is the town golden
boy, a popular baseball star jock-with secrets he can't tell anyone. Not
even the friends he shares everything with, including the constant
dares to do crazy things. The craziest? Asking out the Skater girl who
couldn't be less interested in him.
But what begins as a dare
becomes an intense attraction neither Ryan nor Beth expected. Suddenly,
the boy with the flawless image risks his dreams-and his life-for the
girl he loves, and the girl who won't let anyone get too close is daring
herself to want it all....
Bartender Claire Nichols has always kept her customers at a friendly
distance. But one serious lapse in judgment causes her life to take a
drastic and brutal turn. She finds herself thrust into a life she never
knew or wanted. She must depend on her intuition and adaptability. Yet
she has difficulty trusting her own instincts. Now, every aspect of her
livelihood depends on a tall wealthy dark-haired, dark-eyed businessman.
Did fate bring Anthony Rawlings into her life? Or was it something more
calculated? More sinister?
With very limited options, Claire attempts to endure a hellish existence
that has changed her beliefs, her personality, her looks, and even her
name. Actions have consequences. Will Claire be able to control the
actions to accomplish her new goal—survival? Follow her tumultuous
journey as she struggles to fight back and regain her freedom no matter
what the Consequences…
Following the unexpected
death of her father, 18-year-old Layken is forced to be the rock for
both her mother and younger brother. Outwardly, she appears resilient
and tenacious, but inwardly, she's losing hope.
Cooper: The attractive, 21-year-old new neighbor with an intriguing
passion for slam poetry and a unique sense of humor. Within days of
their introduction, Will and Layken form an intense emotional
connection, leaving Layken with a renewed sense of hope.
after an intense, heart-stopping first date, they are slammed to the
core when a shocking revelation forces their new relationship to a
sudden halt. Daily interactions become impossibly painful as they
struggle to find a balance between the feelings that pull them together,
and the secret that keeps them apart.
thousands of miles from home to enter college is the only way
nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can escape what happened at the
Halloween party five years ago—an event that forever changed her life.
All she needs to do is make it to her classes on time, make sure the
bracelet on her left wrist stays in place, not draw any attention to
herself, and maybe—please God—make a few friends, because surely that
would be a nice change of pace. The one thing she didn’t need and never
planned on was capturing the attention of the one guy who could shatter
the precarious future she’s building for herself.
Some things are worth experiencing…
Hamilton is six feet and three inches of swoon-worthy hotness, complete
with a pair of striking blue eyes and a remarkable ability to make her
want things she believed were irrevocably stolen from her. She knows she
needs to stay away from him, but Cam is freaking everywhere, with his
charm, his witty banter, and that damn dimple that’s just so… so
lickable. Getting involved with him is dangerous, but when ignoring the
simmering tension that sparks whenever they are around each other
becomes impossible, he brings out a side of her she never knew existed.
Some things should never be kept quiet…
when Avery starts receiving threatening emails and phone calls forcing
her to face a past she wants silenced, she’s has no other choice but to
acknowledge that someone is refusing to allow her to let go of that
night when everything changed. When the devastating truth comes out,
will she resurface this time with one less scar? And can Cam be there to
help her or will he be dragged down with her?
Bennett had always been one to think out-of-the-box, who knew she wanted
something more in life than following the same repetitive patterns and
growing old with the same repetitive life story. And she thought that
her life was going in the right direction until everything fell apart.
not to dwell on the negative and push forward, Camryn is set to move in
with her best friend and plans to start a new job. But after an
unexpected night at the hottest club in downtown North Carolina, she
makes the ultimate decision to leave the only life she’s ever known, far
With a purse, a cell phone and a small bag with a few
necessities, Camryn, with absolutely no direction or purpose boards a
Greyhound bus alone and sets out to find herself. What she finds is a
guy named Andrew Parrish, someone not so very different from her and who
harbors his own dark secrets. But Camryn swore never to let down her
walls again. And she vowed never to fall in love.
Andrew, Camryn finds herself doing a lot of things she never thought
she’d do. He shows her what it’s really like to live out-of-the-box and
to give in to her deepest, darkest desires. On their sporadic road-trip
he becomes the center of her exciting and daring new life, pulling love
and lust and emotion out of her in ways she never imagined possible. But
will Andrew’s dark secret push them inseparably together, or tear them
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