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20 June 2016

❤❤ UP IN FLAMES by Abbi Glines- 4 star review ❤❤ #UpInFlames Are you a #NanHater or #NanLover?

The villain of Rosemary Beach finally gets her own happy ending in the long-awaited final novel of the #1 New York Times bestselling new adult romance series by Abbi Glines.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines returns to Rosemary Beach one last time in this highly-anticipated finale and much beloved series.

Spoiled. Selfish. Rich girl. Villan. Slut.

As the Prada-clad bad girl of Rosemary Beach, Nan Dillon has been called every vile name under the hot summer sun. Some of her reputation is deserved—she’s never had to worry about anything but maintaining her perfect figure and splitting Daddy’s private jet with her brother, Rush. 

But Nan is far from happy. Rush has another kid on the way and doesn’t have time to catch up with his sister. Grant, the last guy she truly cared about, chose to be with her half-sister, Harlow, instead of her. And Harlow, who has never gotten over the way Nan treated her when she first moved to town, remains distant.

So when Major asks her out, she jumps at the chance to date the gorgeous charmer. Though she doesn’t know much about the sweet-talking Texan, and though it’s clear he doesn’t want to be exclusive, dating him beats hanging out with vapid socialites or watching Netflix alone at home.

For a while, Nan deals with Major’s playboy ways, but after he burns her one too many times, she takes off for an impromptu wild weekend in Vegas. There, she meets Gannon, a darkly seductive and oh-so-dangerous businessman who knows exactly how to handle her.

With Major asking for a second chance and Gannon haunting her dreams, Nan has to decide who to give her heart to. But what she doesn’t realize is that these players are involved in a much bigger game—and they’re already two moves ahead of her. 

*arc provided by the publisher for an honest review*

Oh Nan. I've hated you for so long, it's hard for me to type these words.. but I kind of like you, a little, or maybe  a lottle. And i don't know how I feel about that right now. I'm so used to hating you. So used to you being such an enormous stuck up wench, I don't know how to like the softer side of you, the vulnerable side. I don't know what to do with myself right now. You're supposed to be the villian. The bad guy. I'm not supposed to see past all that to a different side of you.  I'm supposed to hate you, right? I mean, with everything you've done, I know I should hate you. Yet, now that I'm done with this book, I kind of feel for you. I kind of like you.

I was stuck in this book. I really liked Gannon with her. But then, I was like holy crap who knew Nan was freaky! look at her open up for Gannon! I mean heck Abbi, where was this Nan all along?

I wanted to not like Major, but I'm sorry, I couldn't get past his extra curricular activities when he wasn't with Nan. I mean there is one thing to get you some, and one thing for it to be excessive... and I think we can say it was definitely excessive . Yet, good for Nan for realizing she deserved and wanted better. 

Now I'm not going to say I loved Nan and approved of all her actions in this book, because I didn't *cough* trash * cough*.  But this did totally open me up to really doing what Gannon and Major said, seeing past how she acted and look into the why, and kind of like her for the real person/character she was. I can honestly say that I really liked when Nan got all self reflective, and realized her issues, accepted them and dealt with it head on. I like her strength.

I think that this was a good book. And definitely written really well if Abbi can make us like someone that we have hated for so long. There were definitely things that surprised me, that I still can't believe Abbi wrote. It just wasn't what I expected from Nan or Abbi, for that matter- the subject matter, I should say. I don't know why it surprised me, it just did. And yes, this book is as hot as you expect. Maybe even a little spicier!

Oooo and just wait for all the big shockers of the book. Totally.. un.ex.pec.ted!

Release Day June 28th

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Abbi Glines is the New York Times, USA TODAY, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Rosemary Beach, Field Party, Sea Breeze, Vincent Boys, and Existence series. A devoted book lover, Abbi lives with her family in Alabama. She maintains a Twitter addiction at @AbbiGlines and can also be found at and

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UP IN FLAMES by Abbi Glines
Atria Books | 256 pages | ISBN: 9781501115394, $15.00 | June 28, 2016 | eBook ISBN: 9781501115400, $7.99

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