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  1. says:

    Wow 55 stars New review edited after re read LOVE LOVE LOVED this absolutely beautiful uniue and unforgettable story about survival and love Its well written riveting and heartfelt The HEA ending is just perfect with an epilogue that brought the happiest tears to my eyes I honestly don’t have one single complaint to make about th

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    “It would always be summer on the island” This was such a warm book hug heart eyes The Plot I'm late to the love for this book On The Island has been on my tbr for the longest of time for one thing and one thing only; the premise The story that Graves writes is so one of a kind and uniue which is pretty hard to find in the Romance genre that it begs it's readers to give it a go “I don't fit in your worldNeither do

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    Yes This book is getting all the stars Anna is a thirty year old teacher who has agreed to tutor a 17 year old that has recently gone into remission from cancer The treatments caused him to get behind at school so his family decides to spend th

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    5 Uniue Unforgettable Unputdownable StarsI went in totally blind and so thrilled I did I had no preconceived notions about what I was going to read except that a really great Goodreads friend Robin gave it five stars months ago and I immediately added it to my tbr I honestly forgot about it until this same great friend gifted this b

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    ANOTHER UPDATE 199 kindle special today VERY FUN SUMMER READUpdate OMG I saw a friend reading this just seconds ago and after so much craziness around here in the last 17 hoursOh I'm in the mood for a fun escape get a way book like this it's w

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    Awesome awesome awesome wow what a great book this turned out to be It's one of the few 'hyped' books I've read lately that really live up to the hype At first I really wasn't sure about it The book description didn't sound like my c

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    Before I even start my review I need to ask the most important uestion How is this Tracey’s first book I’m skeptical I don’t believe it She writes so flawlessly The story was amazing I mean she wrote about two people living on

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    Utterly breathtakingA friend of mine Amy aka Foxy persuaded me to read this book and helped me through it since I was initially concerned about the subject matter I couldn't be happier that she finally convinced me If you are someone who like me tends to shy away from books involving sickness andor tragedy don't cross this one off your list; its focus lies on a very positive outcome and is substantially encouraging than it is tra

  9. says:

    A lovely romance an incredibly uniue premise but for me parts of this fell flatIt mostly comes down to what I expect from first person perspective I expect emotion I expect insight Not only do I expect to read about a seuence of events but I also expect to know what a character thinks and feels about those events as they unfold I didn't during most of this Imagine that you're stranded on an island in the midd

  10. says:

    I LOVED ITThere have been so many amazing reviews written and by now everyone is familiar with the story line and the characters I could go on and on about this great love story but it would take pages and pages so I am just going to give a

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SUMMARY ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Tracey Garvis Graves

When thirty year old English teacher Anna Emerson is offered a job tutoring TJ Callahan at his family's summer rental in the Maldives she accepts without hesitation a working vacation on a tropical island trumps the library any day TJ Callahan has no desire to leave town not that anyone asked him He's almost seventeen and if having cancer wasn't bad enough now he has to spend his first summer in remission with his family and a Wow 55 stars New review edited after re read LOVE LOVE LOVED this absolutely beautiful uniue and unforgettable story about survival and love Its well written riveting and heartfelt The HEA ending is just perfect with an epilogue that brought the happiest tears to my eyes I honestly don t have one single complaint to make about the this bookOne of my top favorite reads everI just finished reading it for the second time I read it once a year ago and absolutely adored it but it was in my pre review writing days and so now that I ve re read it I just wanted to tell you all how much I absolutely adored this storyIts one of those stories that reminds you that true love can be found in the least likely of places and that no matter what other people think you should always follow your heartWhen an unfortunate plane crash strands them together on a small uninhabited island in the Maldives 16 year old TJ a high school student in remission from cancer and his 30 year old summer tutor Anna are forced to depend on each other for survival as they wait to be rescuedAnd waitAnd wait and wait and waitWeeks turn to months and eventually to years with no sign of rescue on the horizonBut as their time on the island passes Anna is faced with the reality that the boy she came to the island with is now becoming a manFirst of all you need to know that TJ isn t like most other teens He feels about twice as old as he is Seriously when you meet him you ll understand The events of his life have matured him far beyond his years and he so incredibly sure of his feelings that it is guaranteed to melt your heartFor those of you who are wondering if the age difference makes their relationship feel at all weird I promise it absolutely does not Cross my heart They don t get physically involved until he is almost 19 years old so there is never an underage issue Watching them slowly fall for each other as he got much older was beautifully written plausibly paced and never rushed And if you read the book you ll see without uestion that they really truly belong together I love you Anna The surprised look on her face told me she hadn t seen that coming You weren t supposed to fall in love she whispered Well I did I said looking into her eyes I ve been in love with you for months I m telling you now because I think you love me too Anna You just don t think you re supposed to You ll tell me when you re ready I can wait The author is a brilliantly gifted story teller who perfectly captures and portrays intensity of the situation that Anna and TJ went though depending on each other supporting each other saving each otherThe book is told in alternating chapter POV s between Anna and TJ It is done very seamlessly allowing the reader a chance to really get into the minds of both the main character something vital given the nature of the storylineIts one of those incredibly written books that you never want to put down where you are immersed in the story and connected to the characters right from the beginningAnother thing that you should know is that TJ s cancer does not come back This not a story about that I ve heard some people say that that held them back from wanting to read this book so I d like to dispel that worry here This is a beautiful love story with a very happy ending I kissed her as soon as we were inside her apartment and I wasn t gentle about it holding her face firmly in my hands and pressing my lips hard against hers She wasn t anyone s to own I knew that but right then she was mine If you haven t yet read it trust me its worth bumping to the very top of your listsI know I ll be rereading it many times for years to come 3CASTINGFor of my reviews visit Aestas Book BlogAnd come join the Aestas Book Blog Facebook Page

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Stack of overdue assignments instead of his friendsAnna and TJ are en route to join On the PDF or TJ's family in the Maldives when the pilot of their seaplane suffers a fatal heart attack and crash lands in the Indian Ocean Adrift in shark infested waters their life jackets keep them afloat until they make it to the shore of an uninhabited islandNow Anna and TJ just want to survive and they must work together to obtain water fo ANOTHER UPDATE 199 kindle special today VERY FUN SUMMER READUpdate OMG I saw a friend reading this just seconds ago and after so much craziness around here in the last 17 hoursOh I m in the mood for a fun escape get a way book like this it s was pure female fun escape fantasy enjoyment who knows another book LIKE THIS A page turner fun thrill ride similar to this Got ideas Listening UPDATE in Honor of Monkey GirlI m not sure why I gave this 3 stars back when I read it I must have been embarrassed by how much I enjoyed this chick book which was great fantasy filled with steam Some of these beach books would make me gagThis onegot me hot and bothered Pure enjoyment Fantasy This is what I said in my first review A story of survival love sex innocence discovery conseuences choices That sentence is correct but very boring The book is anything but boring so5 stars it is Summertime heartwarming storyto ENJOY in ANY season

SUMMARY ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Tracey Garvis Graves

Od fire and shelter Their basic needs might be met but as the days turn to weeks and then months the castaways encounter plenty of other obstacles including violent tropical storms the many dangers lurking in the sea and the possibility that TJ's cancer could return As TJ celebrates yet another birthday on the island Anna begins to wonder if the biggest challenge of all might be living with a boy who is gradually becoming a man Utterly breathtakingA friend of mine Amy aka Foxy persuaded me to read this book and helped me through it since I was initially concerned about the subject matter I couldn t be happier that she finally convinced me If you are someone who like me tends to shy away from books involving sickness andor tragedy don t cross this one off your list its focus lies on a very positive outcome and is substantially encouraging than it is tragic Anna is TJ s tutor and agrees to attend a vacation with TJ and his family in order to catch him up on school work during his summer break When their plane goes down en route Anna and TJ become stranded on a desolate island with limited resources for survival Together they face hardships fatigue sickness and despairas their hope for being rescued dwindles with time But they also experience many triumphs large and small and those are what powerfully remain with meThe extent of what these characters endured was as intense as it was encouraging My heart broke at times rejoiced during others and never lost hope for the fate of TJ and Anna I ll admit to being slightly deterred by the considerable age difference Anna being 30 and TJ 16 when they first meetbut do not fret Time passes people mature and I can assure you that all encounters are tasteful and very much legal The ultimate bond formed through despair was solid and heartwarming The pacing of this story is uick and flows gracefully The monotony of being trapped on a deserted island could tend to make a story feel like its dragging but this author tackles this feat flawlessly I never once became bored in fact I found this to be a real page turner and extremely un put down ableIt s amazing how one s view of life transforms when surviving becomes the sole priority It is then that you ll find all the unnecessary worries and petty desires stripped away leaving behind only what truly matters in lifeAnd I loved being able to witness this extraordinary and inspiring journey of survival Book Stats GenreCategory Contemporary Romance Steam Caliber Moderate steam Romance Beautiful touching slow building connection Characters Lovable and three dementional Plot Centered on survival and love conuering all hardship Writing Accomplished alluring and knowledgable POV First person Alternating dual perspectives Cliffhanger None Next Installment Novella A story intertwining with this one HEA view spoiler Yes hide spoiler