Lake + Manning

· Jessica Hawkins
59 reviews

About this ebook

The final book in the Something in the Way series, a love saga. Now a USA Today and Google Play bestseller.

Manning and I have what happily-ever-after is made of . . . 

A home he built us on the unshakeable foundation we fought for.

A life of laughter carved out of heartache and betrayal.

A love story to stand the test of time. 

But between a trust that can’t be broken, joy that can’t be bridled, and passion that would scorch the sun, the empty spaces are becoming more and more difficult to ignore . . .

Fears that keep Manning up at night as he slips from our bed.

Our complicated relationship with a man he respects and one I don't know how to forgive.

And a sprawling, beautiful home with one small room I'm afraid I'll never be able to fill. 

Manning and I have what happily-ever-after is made of . . . but I'll beg the heavens for just one thing more. 

Ratings and reviews

59 reviews
February 13, 2018
This review is a tough one to write. It's the last in a series, so anything I Might mention, I can't. Because, NO SPOILERS!!! I laughed. I awwed. I was close to crying. And it was like a lovely little extra cup of ice cream on top of an already great, lavish meal. We got to revisit so many cherished characters. So many storylines that just got a little extra bit of whipped cream to round it out. Some sprinkles in the form of new additions, readily taken into the arms of this world. A bow wrapped neatly and tightly, with some help and some second tries around an epic saga. I can't really say much, just. Go back. Start at the beginning, and what Lake + Manning overcome Something in the Way, looking into Somebody Else's Sky, but ending up Mov[ing] the Stars to become once and for all, Lake + Manning. An indivisible force to be reckoned with. And yes, that run on sentence with the titles was cheesy, deal with it. Read it. You'll be cheesy, too.
A Google user
February 12, 2018
My heart is so full right now. Thank you, Jessica Hawkins for giving us this magnificent love story. I wanted to read it very slow because I didn't want this story to end but I just couldn't help myself. Lake + Manning will forever be one of my favorite couples. I love their love, their strength, their passion. It was beyond anything i could have imagined. All the stars in the universe!!!
Amber W
February 13, 2018
Well by now you have read the other books for Something in the way. This book took me by surprise yet again. There are obstacles that every couple faces but for Lake and Manning it’s different considering what they have been through. I was happy to hear info about her family and best friends Val and Corbin in this book so it’s not just about Manning and Lake. You get to see how all the other characters are doing. Great ending to the series.

About the author

Jessica Hawkins is a USA Today bestselling author best known for her “emotionally gripping” and “off-the-charts hot” romance. Dubbed “queen of angst” by both peers and readers for her smart and provocative work, she’s garnered a cult-like following of fans who love to be torn apart…and put back together.

She writes romance both at home in New York and around the world, a coffee shop traveler who bounces from café to café with just a laptop, headphones, and a coffee cup. She loves to keep in close touch with her readers, mostly via Facebook, Instagram, and her mailing list.

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