It s just a year Connor Do the work Stay ocused No distractions HEARTACHE AND HOPE is the irst ull length young adult book in Jay McLean s Heartache duet Spoken in Dual POV s In this we meet Ava and Connor A uniue painfully raw thought provoking rollercoaster of a read My most av author is baccckkkkk with a vengeanceWithout going overboard this author right here is my most highly recommended authorHer MORE series is one of my all time FAVOURITES and is the ONLY series or even BOOKS or that matter that I have EVER re readGod what a roller coaster of a read Heartache and Hope was a slow burn that uickly got its hooks into me and never let goSo many eels that its hooks into me and never let goSo many eels that coming at me like a yo yo my heart couldn t take any what Ava went through on a daily basis with no bright light shining in the distance was a bitter pill to swallow my heart was in constant turmoil Such a strong resilient character her heart was bigger than the oceanMy head and my heart were Mookie: Life, Baseball, and the '86 Mets forever at war over the injustice of Ava s life but at the end of the day I empathised on such a profound level with her she had such a strong loveor her mother but with her mother came her disabilities which became Ava s daily responsibilities she had the world on her young shoulders at the age of seventeen My heart went out to her She wasn t afforded a normal teenage life that many took or granted she missed out on so much she lost riends she missed days of school she never partied to start a relationship with a guy was out of the euation because she wouldn t be able to give him her all Connor strived to make his Clawback father proud of him and with that the end game Four years Graduate NBA was always in his sights a girl would distract him too much New comer to town Connor was on a basketball scholarship at St Luke s AcademyBut that s not how this story goes These two were madeor each other Connor noticed her the very irst day of school The girl was crazy hot all naturally tanned skin and legs upon legs beneath her school issued skirt With my never ending heartache I always had hope at the Bottom Of My Heart That of my heart that two would get their well deserved HEA FIVE STARSHere are my overall ratingsHero 5Heroine 5Plot 5Angst 45Steam 4Chemistry Between Hero Heroine 5 Title Heartache and Hope Heartache Duet 1 Author Jay McLean I am having a miserably hard time writing this reviewI have been a huge an of Jay McLean and she has never let me down with her books One of my all time avourite s by her is Lucas but I have to admit defeat and say that Heartache
and Hope has become my avourite book by Jay McLeanI buddy read Hope has become my Cooking for Company favourite book by Jay McLeanI buddy read beauty with two of myriends and I realised half into the book that I was buddy reading it because I was completely and utterly enamoured with this book Love is not a noun Love is something you do Something you prove Something you work hard to create Love is not something that simply exists because you say it Love it not a noun Love is a verb I don t know how you did it Jay but Heartache and Hope is a true beauty A true Gem We Empire of Sin find peace in each other s armsind solace in each other s touch and Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China find a home in each other s heartseven if the space is limited I also don t know why but this book sort of took me by surprise This book isn t a slow burn romance per se but at the same time it did have a slow build up which I think really helped the storyline and made us completely invested with the characters and the storyline We hold on to each otheror the rest of the afternoon talking about everything but tomorrow We My Wife's Affair fight weloat we laugh and we Chicken, Chicken, Duck! fall God do weall Deeper and deeper into these reckless emotions I Ava Diaz needs savingShe just doesn’t know it yetJust like she doesn’t know a thing about the boy sh. ,
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Fice and she does it tirelessly without complaint She does what needs to be done and what she has to do even when it s not easy because what the alternative Then she meets Connor Ledger and as much as she tries to resist she can t He turns her life upside down It s the best thing that could ever happen to her but also complicated or her Connor is the new guy at his school and a serious athlete He plays basketball and he s on scholarship or it He s going to make it big one day and that has been his only ocus Until he meets Ava Ava is special She s different And her life is one Connor can t imagine They Move Over, Victoria--I Know the Real Secret: Surrendering the Lies That Bind You to the God Who Frees You fallor each other and they Slo Mo! fall hard Even though both of them cause each others lives to be challenging in a way they need each other desperately Love is not a noun Love is something you do Something you prove Something you work hard to create Love is not something that simply exists because you say it Love is not a noun Love is a verb There is nothing uite likeirst love Reading about the good parts the angsty parts all the highs and the lows I love it so much Connor and Ava s story was so well done The writing was amazing and I ell so hard or both of them Conn I absolutely adored every single page of this book which isn t a surprise really because this author is the writer of my all time avorite mf book More than Forever Now as much as
*i loved this *loved this believe me I didI don t think any couple will ever top Cam and Lucy in my eyes That said Ava and Connor came real reaking close What I love most about opening a book by this author is knowing I am gonna be hit with all the eelsin the best ways possible Again she has managed to make me laugh cry swoon and curse I loved it I ell head over heels in love with not only Connor but Ava as well Just like with More than Forever I developed a little girl crush because if there is one thing this author excels at it is writing War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History: 1500 to Today female characters I absolutely adore Ava had such a tough life but she was so strong and so matureor her agenot that she really had a choiceShe also has a heart of goldShe really deserves a Connor in her life and after the ending this book gave meI can t wait to get my hands on the next book Now I can tell you all about Ava and Connor but I highly suggest you go and one click this book so you can A Boy in Winter find out all by yourself You won t be sorry I promise An ARC was provided to in exchangeor an honest review 35 Stars Heartache and Hope is the Frost at Midnight first new book released by this author in a couple of years and I m happy to say the author hasn t lost her touch in the slightestThis contemporary YA romance duet combines myavorite tropes it s a high school sports romance with an emotional depth that s rarely Princess Baby, Night-Night found it wasull of touching and tender momentsAs expected the characters are mature and have responsibilities to carry than any other YA characters I ever read about outside of this author s books And even though there is no doubt that Ava and Connor belong together their The Pentagon Papers: Making History at the Washington Post feelingsor each other was palpable the timing couldn t have been wrong Both have lots going on in their life and it s no surprise that their journey is Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution farrom easyI m honest I went into this book prepared On a Cold Road: Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock for heartacheAnd I wasn t disappointedThe author delights in ripping my heart out by writing absolutely gripping but also heart wrecking stories Since this is theirst in a duology I inished the book with many uestions and all I can do is guess on how it will all end Fortunately the wait isn t that long ARC generously provided in exchange or an honest reviewFind reviews and book recommendations on my blogFind me on Bookstagram. Rst impressions don’t always last Because Connor Ledger’s about to save herHe just doesn’t know wh. .
Ell deeper and deeper in love with Connor and Ava You have no idea how much I was rooting or themAva is truly out of this worldI love this emale protagonist so much She is so strong Such heavy responsibilities and burdens or someone so young and she carries it with such strength and resilience I am in awe of herI loved Connor but Ava is the ultimate hero in my eyesThis book is illed with am in awe of herI loved Connor but Ava is the ultimate hero in my eyesThis book is I Love My Dad (Disney Princess) filled with emotions that is beautiful and at times heartbreaking andilled with hopeI love an author who can write amazing secondary characters Jay perfected that in this book I loved Rhys but don t even get me started on Trevor This character is awe inspiringI hope you guys grab this book as soon as possible This one was absolutely unforgettable I Flight, Vol. 7 for one cannot waitor book 2For an excerpt click link below You know that Eminem song Without Me it has the line Guess Who s Back Back Again well that s how I m eeling right now It s been a long time since I got to enjoy new words rom Jay McLean and what does she do she storms back into my life with a story that puts me on my ass It s not like the usual NA reads of late where everything is over the top angst Trying to be all gangster about everything Nope This one is smooth It s subtle and it sucker punches you right in the heart Jay has the ability to capture the true emotions and dialogue of NA characters that have you nodding your head holding your chest shaking your irst remembering those irst kisses irst heartbreaks and all the bad decisions in between Ava is an extraordinary young lady doing the very best she can in an awful situation Her young life was turned upside down by some very adult circum Holy smokies how I have missed you Jay McLean In the past you have rocked very adult circum Holy smokies how I have missed you Jay McLean In the past you have rocked world and today you still rock my world but you have tilted it on its axis Yep I started this review almost a week ago and I am still thinking and dreaming of this book This author has the ability to suck you into her storytelling book world and my god how I loved this Ava Conner took over my world or a day and guess what I AM NOT SORRYThis was an emotional roller coaster a bumpy turbulent ride I d do it all over again after the slow burn wore offhaha My eyes are itching or the next book I can not wait So I am here patiently waiting to get my hands on it to give my ingernails and my heart some relief So if you can t tell I LOVED this book would recommend this to all you romance lovers Jay McLean is back I ve missed this authors work I ve missed her words and the way she makes you all in love with a story rom the When Dads Don't Grow Up first page until the last Heartache and Hope is everything I hopedor and so much It s raw and Miles from Kara full of so many emotions I laughed I cried I got angry and I was happy This book had it all Ava and Connor had me head over heels in love with them both I loved the separately and together Both of them haven t had a easy lifeor very different reasons and reading what they have been through had me
in tears I really do hope that the headache that Ava and Connor have endured willtears I really do hope that the headache that Ava and Connor have endured will be worth it in the end We will just have to to wait Pee Wee Scouts treasury (Pee Wee Scouts, for First and Forever toind out how their story ends 5 stars When the world is at its darkest that s when the magic appears It s been way too long since I ve read a book by Jay McLean but she s back and better than ever with Heartache and Hope Seriously this is one of her best books yet and it gave me all the Kick PushMore Than vibes and that my riends is a HUGE compliment This story was epic I devoured each page and was left craving Ava Diaz is a teenager but her life is not like the typical teens It s a hard life a life of sacri. E sits next to on the irst day of senior yearHe thinks she’s a bratShe thinks he’s entitledMaybe i.