Twenty-year-old Leah’s been in a state of collapse since her boyfriend’s fatal accident. His aunt swoops in and saves her by providing a rent-free place to stay in. Read Come See About Me by C. K. Kelly Martin by C. K. Kelly Martin by C. K. Kelly Martin for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone . C.K. Kelly Martin, who’s written several marvelous young adult novels, couldn’t find a traditional publisher for her first book for adults, Come See.

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Kelly Martin over the past year, and it just so happened that I ended up reading two of her books in succession this summer — two very different books, as it turns out.

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It’s refreshing to see an author give us something more than just hot sex and steamy characters for the upper YA crowd. Neither is able to provide the comfort or support the other needs, emotionally or mentally, which makes what they marfin so much rawer and difficult to place a label upon.

Come See About Me.

Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. But, I also felt for Liam as well, and wanted him to be okay.

And boy was it was heartbreakin 4. Unfortunately, this one wasn’t for me.

Quotes from Come See About Me. When she acted irrationally, I felt she at least behaved realistically for her age and given those situations. While I know the self-publishing route is a tough one, I hope that Come See About Me has some success so that we’ll maybe jartin more adult fiction from Martin–it’s just that wonderful.


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Set up a giveaway. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I’d definitely recommend this one. Initially Leah keeps to herself, with no energy for anyone or anything else, but it’s not long before her nurturing neighbours begin to become fixtures in Leah’s life and a much needed part-time job forces her to interact with other members of the community. It’s nice that this doesn’t follow the standard NA recipe.

Not his memory, but him. What I most liked was the character’s open, honest and unselfconscious narrative. If you’re a fellow blogger, please leave a link to your blog – I’d love to drop by!

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But she did have that, somewhat. I loved the arc of Leah’s character. Maja The Nocturnal Library November 24, at 3: I guess the happy resolution was Leah finding someone else that bothered me. I didn’t think Buzo’s book was as strong, but it was still enjoyable.

Come See About Me by CK Kelly Martin

Many of my friends have urged me to try out C. The sex is steamy oh my word is it steamy but it’s less about the physical connection and much more about the emotional intimacy. That things sometimes are beyond your control. I also really love the way that C. Finally, I have to say that way, way, way too much time was spent flashing back and explaining what happened prior to her boyfriend’s death.

I wouldn’t exactly say that this is a love story because clearly this one focuses more in Leah’s struggles on finding herself back, rediscovering and realizing things about herself. Hey, she said he wasn’t Hollywood good looking but an apparent martln accepted version of hotness in Irish tv. Don’t have a Kindle? Come See About Me. They couldn’t deal with something serious or long term, so they connected in the way they felt was practical.


I completely refused to talk to my then very new boyfriend for DAYS and almost ended com before they even began. It happened again and again, right up until the ending.

Come See About Me by CK Kelly Martin

I felt an increasingly sick feeling for Leah during those first chapters detailing her life post-Bastien, thinking of how unimaginably unbearable a situation like hers would be, particularly with everyone’s expectations being that she “move on,” because she is so young and has her whole future in front of her.

I don’t need to read about how many bus transfers it takes for her to visit her friend. The underlining theme of this book is that each person handles their grief differently. Her parents come up to help her and she lies to them. Kelly Martin has an immense talent for writing layered characters who you root for and relationships that are absolutely beautiful.

He offers himself to her in a way she needs. It is real and flawed. aee

You would think having faced that situation ourselves, we would know the right thing to comfort someone. But without thinking too much one night, Leah has the overwhelming urge to be sexual with Liam. But that’s not a criticism – it’s just a story meant for mature readers.