Kick Push – Book 2
By Jay McLean
***Please note: Coast is the sequel to Kick Push and must be read in order***
One life-changing summer.
The boy who offered me safe touches and heart-stopping smiles – smiles he shared with his son.
We filled our days with porch-step kisses,
filled our ears with laughter,
filled our hearts with love.
Deep, soul-aching, desperate love.
But love is misleading.
It’s an invisible, fleeting moment.
Somewhere between false adoration and pure hatred comes an emotion, a vulnerable need, a single desire.
It lives within the ones who miss it, who crave it,
who know better than to expect it.
Love is relentless.
Even when that love turns to hate, turns to loathing,
turns to pain.
Love should heal you.
But it can also break you.
Believe me, I know…
Because I’m Becca Owens – a broken girl…
…And he’s Josh Warden – the boy who broke me.
Spoiler Free Review
COAST is NOT A STAND ALONE NOVEL
Last summer I read Kick Push by Jay McLean. The moment I finished this phenomenal book I was dying for the conclusion to Joshua and Becca’s story. It about killed me to wait almost a full year before Coast released. I can honestly say that it was worth the wait and gave Joshua and Becca the happily ever after they truly deserved. It wasn’t an easy journey filled with flowers and sunshine. It also wasn’t a gut wrenching journey filled with hurtful angst. It was a journey of growth, self discovery, and forgiveness. Over a three year period Joshua, Becca, and little Tommy are going to learn the true meaning of life, love, and acceptance. They are going to learn that no matter what happens in the incredible journey known as life, as long as they have each other they can coast.
I don’t want to say too much more because I don’t want to give away spoilers. It took Becca three long years to find herself, to heal enough to move on in life, and accept happiness. Joshua also had to find his place in life. His professional career and family commitments are colliding. He has to make choices, shuffle his schedule, and bring Becca home. The glue that holds all of them together is Chazarae. She gave each of them the push they needed to learn how to coast.
Jay McLean did a phenomenal job writing this story. She touched upon every emotion and created a story that any reader can relate to. I highly recommend these two books.
Kick Push Series
Kick Push Series – Book 1
By Jay McLean
There’s a single defining moment within every skater.
It lasts only a second. Two if you’re good.
Three if you’re really good.
It’s the moment you’re in the air, your board somewhere
beneath you, and nothing but wind surrounds you.
It’s the feeling of being airborne.
The sixteen-year-old version of me would’ve said it was the
greatest feeling in the world.
Then at seventeen, I had my son.
And every single second became a defining moment. Even the ones that consisted of heartbreak when his mother left us.
Seventeen. Single. Dad.
That’s what my life became.
Yet, every day, I managed to find that feeling of being
Or at least I convinced myself I did.
But I lied—to myself and to everyone around me.
Until she showed up; Tanned skin, raven dark hair, and eyes the color of emeralds.
You know what sucks about being in the air?
Coming down from the high.
Sometimes you land on the board and nail the trick.
Then kick, push, and coast away.
Other times you fall.
You fall hard.
And those are the times when it’s not as easy to get back up, dust off your pads and try again.
Especially when the girl with the emerald eyes becomes your drug…
And you become her poison.
Jay McLean is the author of the More Series, including More Than This, More Than Her, More Than Him and More Than Forever. She also has two standalones coming soon titled Where The Road Takes Me, and Combative.
Jay is an avid reader, writer, and most of all, procrastinator. When she’s not doing any of those things, she can be found running after her two little boys, or devouring some tacky reality TV show.
She writes what she loves to read, which are books that can make her laugh, make her smile, make her hurt, and make her feel.