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Pavey Boulevard

Island Series, Book 1
Narrated by: Lessa Lamb
Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
Categories: Fiction, Contemporary
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When Shaye dropped out of college mid-semester, and moved to Lopez Island for the summer, she’d hoped to figure out what she wanted to do with the rest of her life. Instead, she reconnects with childhood friends Jason and Nick, and good intentions spiral into harrowing confrontations. The summer ends in tragedy and Shaye flees the Island, haunted by her mistakes.
 

Eight years later, Shaye is forced to return to the place she’d hoped never to see again. Now, she must face the people, and the pain she left behind. She must confront the person she was, and decide who she will become. Can Shaye forgive herself enough to let the past go, and let love in?

©2018 Rie Anders (P)2019 Rie Anders

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Fast, fun read

I finished this in just one day - I couldn't stop listening, I needed to know what happened!

The audiobook narrator was perfect for Shaye, she was wonderful and would recommend this as audio.

This was a fun read - I picked this up on a whim and I'm so glad I did.

It's a fast paced contemporary romance. It takes place in the past when the main characters are college age and then in the present, 8 years later. Shaye is a likeable character and easy to relate to. She's easy going but has a good head on her shoulders, and I liked that.

While some of this was very predictable, the story actually took a turn I didn't expect and shocked me - so that was nice!

While this book was good, it was missing that certain spark to make it GREAT.

There were a lot of unnecessary descriptions of clothes. Like, a LOT. Every time Shaye walked into a new room someones outfit was described down to the smallest detail. I didn't feel like that was always necessary, and the way it was presented was straight forward and bland. Some of the descriptions were bland, but I did feel I could visualize the island pretty well - the outfits, I didn't always care about. The world building lacked slightly but didn't bother me too much.

Overall I enjoyed my trip to Lopez Island and would recommend if you're looking for a quick romance read. It's not super heavy on any actual sexual acts, so if you're looking for something light & fun, this is perfect.

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Wow!!!!

This book is amazing!! The story is addictive to where you can’t wait to listen more! The characters are relatable! I cant wait to read the next one!!!!

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Loved it

Loved this Rivioting Emotional Love story , the Narrator was great ! Perfect story of love, heartache, forgiveness and second chances

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Pavey Boulevard

After Shaye drops out of college her dad recommends that she go to Lopez Island for the summer to figure out what she wants to do with the rest of her life. Soon after arriving on the island, she reconnects with childhood friends. Tragedy strikes and changes the lives of the friends forever. Eight years later Shaye returns to the island and soon comes face to face with her friends. She finds being back on the island more difficult than she imagined and isn’t sure she will be able to stay because of her guilt. She soon realizes that no one blames her for the tragedy of the past.
Pavey Boulevard is an emotional story of friendship, love, loss and betrayal. I love how and. Anders let us see Shaye struggle with her guilt and learn to accept what happened and move on. The two lead characters had great chemistry and were very likable. This book has the perfect blend of romance and drama.
Lessa Lamb did a wonderful job narrating and really brought the book to life.

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  • 06-24-19

Outstanding Story & Listen🎧 Heartfelt & Moving!

Wow, what an amazing and beautiful story. This is my first book by Rie Anders and it will not be my last. I enjoyed her writing style, her descriptive details brings you right along side the characters, letting you see what they see, feel what they are feeling. Her characters are complex and well developed. I adored these characters especially Shaye and Nick, the secondary characters are amazing too. Also loved where the story is set, in the Northwest. This story is about young love that was ended by tragedy. My heart was broken for all involved. I will not go into detail but I highly recommend this emotionally charged story, there is so much to it. There is never a dull moment, plenty of drama, angst, twists, some fun time, some heart wrenching one all leading to a great romance, as well as friendships for life. Rie Anders thank you for this wonderful story and the emotional rollercoaster ride. You know how to bring out all the feels.

I listened to the Audible edition. Less Lamb is a terrific narrator and voice performer. She brings these characters to life, gives each their own voice and personality. She sets the perfect tone for the story and does an awesome job projecting the emotion of the characters into her performance. She is an entertaining storyteller and a pleasure to listen to. Thank you for another great listen🎧