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Last Time We Loved

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This was a fantastic read. I was that engrossed from the start that I had to finish it in one day. The story-line was wonderful and I really like it when it follows the story of small businesses through there trials and tribulations. The characters were very relatable and realistic and I definitely admired the strong female protagonist. She was definitely inspirational and I just loved her development throughout. This is a definite feel good story. Although it's mainly set during the colder months in Colorado I do believe this book would make a fantastic summer read aswell as winter read. You never know it might just cool you down on a very warm day. This was definitely a brilliant start to what looks to be an exciting trilogy. I would definitely be very interested in reading all of these books. I will also be looking out for more books by this wonderful author. 

This book was well wrote and was a great medium paced book that I thoroughly enjoyed. It was very easy to read and follow the story. I very much enjoyed the setting of this book and just adored the front cover. 

Many thanks to the author and publishing team for creating this wonderful lighthearted romance novel thatvwill really make you smile and feel content.

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ARC copy provided by NetGalley for an honest review.  A renewal of love with second changes is the basis of this book. Great summer read that gives you all of the feels.
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Alyson and David had been perfect for each other in college until David sent Alyson away destroying what they had and their future together.  Then, David experienced the most devastating family tragedy and it took him a long time to recover and get back to a good place but was he really happy or just plodding through life?

Alyson's heart had been broken when David cruelly sent her away and told her never to come back.  She has spent the past 10 years trying to forget what they had and move forward in her life.  She had built a business and was successful but was she truly happy?

When a "chance" meeting brings Alyson and David together again after ten years apart, would they be able to forgive and trust each other enough to give it a second chance or was it worth the risk?

This was a wonderful story about forgiveness and second chances.  While it was a long road back, sometimes the best ending comes after the storms of life and discovering what really matters most.  There is a some foul language used in this book and a couple of descriptive sex scenes so I don't feel the book is for everyone, the story is a sweet story.

I was given an arc copy of this book and I willingly offer my honest review.
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A beautiful story about second chances and renewed love. Full of love and warmth.

Thank you to NetGalley and Publishers for an early eARC in exchange for an honest review.
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Last Time We Loved by Christine Miles is the first book of this author that I have read. We follow Alyson and David in this fun romantic second chance romance. I liked these two characters very much! Alyson was a perfectionist, and very happy with her single life. Alyson and David have been apart for ten years. David sister is getting married  and her florist is Alyson!  This is a great second chance at love book with a HEA 

I received this ARC through #netgalley and I am voluntarily reviewing this book
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The Last time we loved is a beautiful romance.  I enjoyed every page of this book. I would recommend this book to anyone!
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hanks to @netgalley and @christinemilesauthor for the gifted copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  I felt that this book was well written and easy to follow.  I enjoyed both the storyline and the chapters for the most part.  I felt there could have been more action between the characters.  I felt that the story dragged along with all of the talk about Alyson needing to save her flower shop.  I was also bored with David and his desire to quit his job and become a jazz musician. 

Synopsis:
Alyson’s past walks back into her life after being away for 10 years.  Alyson is  now focused on saving her floral shop. David has spent the past 10 years focusing on his career.  Now he wants to quit his job and focus on becoming a jazz musician.  Most of all, can the couple forgive one another and find a future together?
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Will it be a second chance romance for Alyson and David, back in contact ten years since he broke her heart?

A great read, looking forward to more from this author.
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David and Alyson have been apart for a lot  of years. Alyson owns a flower shop and after all of these years David is going to the wedding she is doing. Basically they need to right their wrongs. 

I received this ARC through #netgalley and I am voluntarily reviewing this book
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I received a complimentary copy of Last Time We Loved in exchange for an honest review.  This was a second chance romance which I usually enjoy.  The writing style and premise of this novel were appealing, but it took forever to read.  There just wasn't enough action and interactions between Alyson and David to keep the story moving.  Again, lots of good writing, but it just didn't go anywhere, and was bogged down by mundane talk of Alyson's flower shop and David's desire to focus on music instead of architecture.
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I received an arc from NetGalley and this is my honest opinion.
This book is all about second chances and renewed love. 
The storyline was interesting and I like the glimpse into Jillians  life as well. Hopefully her story will be next. 3.5 stars
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I really enjoyed this book.  The characters are well developed and the story moved right along.  I laughed during this book and I cried.  David and Alyson were each other's first loves and tragedy drove them apart.  They find each other again, but can trust ever be earned?  

I highly recommend this book and am looking forward to reading the next book in the series.
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This is a good book. The two main characters are Alyson and David. They meet when they were in college and  fell in love. David had a terrible accident to happen to his family, which made him drive Alyson out of his life.  Go  ten years later his sister is getting married and he finds Alyson again. They work through some of troubles for both of them, together.  Realizing that they were both still in love.
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While I usually don’t choose to read second chance romances, I’m glad I gave this one a shot. At times it was heartbreaking, other times it made me swoon at how perfect Al and David were. Also, the side characters were really interesting (I’d love to read more about Jillian and Jackson!), and the story kept me hooked.
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This one just didn't quite work for me. The elements of a good romance were there, they just didn't come together quite right for me. I did enjoy the characters' professions - it was fun to follow a florist and an architect/musician. I also liked their relationships with the secondary characters. 

Here is what didn't work for me:
The timeline was a little hard for me to follow; it wasn't clear how much time had passed in the present, save for a few scenes.
The writing style could be hard to follow at times.
The characters had sex way too quickly - there was no lead up.
The slow reveal of "what happened ten years ago" just didn't work like I think the author intended it to.
There are two major events that happened 10 years ago that we never find out what actually happened, one being the actual reason he broke up with her. 
I did like that the story did not completely follow the traditional romance story-arc. It was similar, but a little different which was refreshing.
Probably not the author's fault, but I just wasn't drawn in enough to really care about them as a couple.

It was not a bad book, and anyone who loves second chance romance books may like it, it just wasn't for me.
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A charming and emotionally frustrating romance.  Lots of history for this couple. Current problems also cause havoc. The story moved along nicely to get to the happily ever after. Good group of friends and relatives.
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A really sweet second chance romance, and renewing old friendship’s along the way. Great short story.
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Last Time We Loved
By Christine Miles

The fact that Alyson just gives up doesn't sit right with me. Yes, she and David fought, but why does she severe her friendship with Rebecca just because her relationship with David doesn't work out? How can she cut off all the contact from the person she regards as her own sister easily?  Rebecca just had an accident and she doesn't even try to help her or grief with her? Maybe because they're were young? But yeah, that feels like a downside to me. Apart from that, Alyson and David is in the same university, did one of them just transferred (I don't think either of them dropped out) as they never had any interaction after they're done? I feel like there's more details of the past that need to be taken care of. 

Despite that, this is just the perfect romance book that I'll ask for. A perfect combination of slow burns romance that is fast paced. Does it ever make sense? I don't know, but that's how I feel about Last Time We Loved. Also, a wonderful story about second chance, honesty, forgiveness and sacrifice. I love the way Alyson and David handle their meeting after 10 years. I can see the maturity in it. The spiciness is good too😉. would love to read more of this great work in the future ❤️
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Such a beautiful read which really emotion. I loved this book. It had a touch of Hallmark to it, and it oozed happiness. A few sad, get a grip on your life turns; but a thoroughly good bedtime read
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This was very beautiful and touching.  I love romance books. It’s listed as one of my favourite genres ever and if anything I think I can call it a comfort read also. This was really beautiful and I loved the relationship between the couple. Did I cry a few times? Absolutely! But who doesn’t love getting teary eyed at least a few times! 5 out of 5 stars.
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