The first time we met was at a party.

Your ex arrived to show off the person he’d left you for last month, and you asked me to pretend to be your date.

I was more than happy to help. You were attractive, smart and witty–and that kiss we shared? It left me wanting you for days.

The second time we met was in my office on campus where we were both surprised to discover you were the new master’s degree student in poetry that I would be working with. You promised to be professional. I did no such thing.

The late nights and intense study sessions spent alongside you majorly throw me off my game. I want you, and I fight with myself daily over this fact.

I know I’m crass, that my sexual innuendos and dirty mouth annoy you, but I live for those two bright spots of color in your cheeks. If that’s the only reaction I can get out of you, I’ll gladly take it.

You hate Mondays so every Monday I slip an anonymous poem into your bag and your smile gets me through the week.

I think I’m falling for you, and I know it’s wrong. I know that I’m only supposed to be your adviser and nothing more, but here’s the thing. I think you’re falling for me too.

xo, Zach



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* A review copy was provided by the author for the Blog Tour *

~ 5 Forbidden Stars ~

Kendall Ryan is the Queen of romance and swoony love stories!!! And this is the reason why I love her books and her writing!!!

I have always been a sucker for a great forbidden romance and Kendall delivered that in spades. She gave us a story between two people who are immediately connected to each other, but later find out that they shouldn’t be together. This story was engaging, sweet, sexy and truly entertaining.

I have to say I think Zach might just be my favorite Kendall Ryan Hero to date!!! He was sweet, swoony, had a way with words both sweet and dirty 😉 and didn’t play any games. He went after what he wanted and didn’t give up….no matter how many times Poppy pushed him away. And how couldn’t a person melt when you read about his interaction with Connor. Poppy and Connor are very lucky people!!! I also liked Poppy’s character. She was a strong single mother who loved her son fiercely. I thought she was the perfect match for Zach. I loved the slow burn of their relationship. I thought Kendall wrote their story at the perfect pace. It truly helped the reader connect and feel their connection!!!

This story isn’t overloaded with a lot of drama that we normally see in contemporary romances these days and I found that to be refreshing. I also loved the perfect mix of, swoon, sexy, and humorous times. Kendall’s secondary characters in this story added the perfect comedic relief to the story. I loved Kody, Jodee and Zach’s mom. They had me laughing out loud!!!!

xo, Zach is Kendall’s latest standalone novel and it is told in Dual POV. The flow and pace of this story was perfect and I think this might be Kendall Ryan at her finest!!! I think this is one of my all time favorite books of Kendall’s. This story will sweep you away and let you live in another world for a little while. It’s the perfect escapism. This is definitely one of my favorite books of 2018 so far!!!

If you are a fan of Kendall Ryan’s then you must read this delicious story and if you have never read any of Kendall’s books, then don’t wait…Start your wonderful journey with xo,Zach!!!








A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 1.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She’s a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she’s appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

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