Fuel the Fire

Fuel the Fire

Protect your family. At all costs.It’d take the impossible to hurt Connor Cobalt, even for a moment.Protect your family. At all costs. At twenty-six, his narcissistic tendencies have made room for the people he loves.Protect your family. At all costs.And he loves Rose. But when his love is threatened, when his greatest dreams with her are compromised — what is the cost the...

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Title:Fuel the Fire
Author:Krista Ritchie
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Fuel the Fire Reviews

  • Amy | Foxy Blogs

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    is another EXCELLENT installment in the Calloway Sisters/Addicted series.

    have been my favorite couple from the beginning. Originally the series was suppose to end after AAA so when The Twins (authors) decided to add two more books I was thrilled. I could barely wait for this book to be released...it was a year ago that I marked it on my TBR shelf. Unfortunately, when it was released I had other book obligations and missed the budd

    ->

    is another EXCELLENT installment in the Calloway Sisters/Addicted series.

    have been my favorite couple from the beginning. Originally the series was suppose to end after AAA so when The Twins (authors) decided to add two more books I was thrilled. I could barely wait for this book to be released...it was a year ago that I marked it on my TBR shelf. Unfortunately, when it was released I had other book obligations and missed the buddy read with all the ‘KBR Fangirls’ ->

    .

    I was impressed on how well the subject matters that plagued the gang were handled. The majority of the issues that afflicted this book were ones that threatened Connor and his family. The measures Connor took to protect his love ones was fascinating to watch.

    One area of Connor’s personal life I know had some fans concerned. I’ll state that no personal details were given in this matter. . . just the mention that he partook in these activities and why he did. I know that is a vague answer to what I’m referring to but I wanted to reassure those who were leery of this part of Connor’s life. I'm giving the green light to proceed for those who were not keen on reading any in-depth details about this aspect of his life. :)

    Connor as a husband and father was spectacular. His unwavering love really showed the growth of his character from when we first met him in

    where he was “incapable” of loving anyone but himself.

    Rose with her sisters made me wish I had sisters. The one thing Rose promised Daisy she would do when the time comes had me choked up. See, my youngest daughter went to my eldest daughter and told her the same thing Rose told Daisy. My oldest is in a similar situation as Daisy and someday may need to rely on her sister. When I overheard my teen girls conversation my heart swelled and I cried. I know my girls may feel differently when they're adults and the time comes to cash in this favor but for now it makes me smile knowing one is willing to sacrifice for the other’s happiness.

    While this is the end of the road for Connor & Rose’s pov… I’m glad that there's one more book that will feature all these characters. I'm so thankful for The Twins and their ability to put pen to paper and bring to life these six characters. The Addicted gang has consumed my thoughts over the last year and has allowed me to fangirl with other KBR fans.

    ✻Priceless✻

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    Addicted series is interconnected with two spin-offs. The authors have written the books in 4 “phases”. Each phase is a complete story line with a satisfying enough conclusion.

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    **Complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.**

  • Becca Ritchie

    If you loved

    for the banter, the relationship dynamics between Connor & Rose, the games, the group settings, the sexiness, and the French -- we can promise you'll see all of that and more.

    goes in depth with Connor & Rose. You'll learn so much about them. This time around, there's no reality show and the stakes are more serious than they once were before.

    Addicted to You

    Ricochet

    Addicted for Now

    Kiss the Sky - (Connor &a

    If you loved

    for the banter, the relationship dynamics between Connor & Rose, the games, the group settings, the sexiness, and the French -- we can promise you'll see all of that and more.

    goes in depth with Connor & Rose. You'll learn so much about them. This time around, there's no reality show and the stakes are more serious than they once were before.

    Addicted to You

    Ricochet

    Addicted for Now

    Kiss the Sky - (Connor & Rose)

    Hothouse Flower

    Thrive

    Addicted After All

    Fuel the Fire - (Connor & Rose)

    Long Way Down

    ***

    It is possible to only read the Calloway Sisters series without reading the Addicted series. But you MUST read Hothouse Flower (Calloway Sisters #2) before reading Fuel the Fire (Calloway Sisters #3). It's highly recommended to read the books in the order above, which is in tangent with the Addicted series. If you choose not to read Addicted After All before FTF, there will be a time jump.***

  • Jasmine

    It's gonna be tough to review an amazing book without giving away the best parts of it; it's like trying to figure Connor out without seeing the deepest parts of him. The best reads are the ones I'd tell you to go in blind and experience them for yourselves but regardless, I'll try my best to give this book the justice it deserves although I know there will never be enough words to express the beauty that is t

    It's gonna be tough to review an amazing book without giving away the best parts of it; it's like trying to figure Connor out without seeing the deepest parts of him. The best reads are the ones I'd tell you to go in blind and experience them for yourselves but regardless, I'll try my best to give this book the justice it deserves although I know there will never be enough words to express the beauty that is this read.

    So you know you've read a great book when it leaves a huge smile on your face or when it consumes you once you put it down. But you know you've read an

    one when you've walked out of the read feeling like you've been shot in the chest multiple times by a platoon of emotions and leaves an everlasting effect on you thereafter.

    When the Ritchie twins said this was one of the toughest books they've written especially when it involves two of the (literally) smartest characters in the book universe, they probably didn't realize that

    If you think

    was your most favorite one in the series, then you won't know what's about to hit you with

    .

    , similar to

    where it centers around Connor & Rose, will have their story be elevated onto a whole new level as the stakes are higher now with their loved ones on the line. It's going to be an intense ride as buried pasts will resurface and with enemies lurking in the shadows just waiting to tear everyone apart. Rose & Connor has always been the more mature pair, the responsible duo and the ones that believe that they can fix anything. But when a secret threatens everything they've fight so hard for, will their brilliance and love be enough to withstand it all?

    Without giving too much away, I'll just say that FtF will shed a lot of light on Connor and he will in fact, be pushed to limits like never before. What we've gotten from the entire series so far is merely the tip of the iceberg; you know Connor as the narcissistic, conceited smartass who's at equal with Rose, the only woman he's ever capable of loving. The notion of emotions is what Connor deemed as a weakness in the human nature, he is a man of control and

    But times have changed and with more at stake, for the first time ever...Connor actually cracks under the pressure.

    What makes this read stands out from the entire series is how fantastic the dynamics of Rose & Connor have evolved since KtS; their fierce loyalty to each other is ever present but there's just so much more depth to their relationship that us readers have yet to see. Both of them are complex characters on their own, they're manic in their own ways but in this and every alternate universe, they're perfect for each other. They'd go through Hell and back if it means protecting the ones they loved most.

    Their love is unique in ways people cannot even begin to comprehend because it cannot be seen; it can only be felt through the power of the words that they utter to each other in private. Every word

    , every exchange between them have

    and every scene between them gives the story more

    . It was just the most beautiful kind of love to witness.

    This one has completely blew all the other books out of the water and left a mighty wake of destruction behind. And by that, I meant my heart was completely wrecked and destroyed single-handedly by a read so powerful that had me sobbing into my pillow at night and crying silently in the back of my parents' car. The twins had the ability to channel such strong emotions through their writing that tore me apart and later rebuild me up again.

    : Krista & Becca are forces to be reckoned with and even after putting out 8 books in this series, they keep setting the bar higher with each one. Their writing is just one-of-a-kind that makes you believe that these fictional characters are your real-life friends. You feel the pain, the love, the joy; their highest of highs and their lowest of lows. In each book, it's never just one couple that you read about but it's the entire gang and each individual relationship is so unique that when it's all pieced together, it gives birth to a magnificent universe.

    There is just no other NA series that can come close to the Addicted series and with each read, I fall in love with the characters harder than before. It encompasses more than just a love story between a couple but there's family, friends, siblings and much more. Throughout the series, the twins constantly tackled some heavy and sensitive issues brilliantly instead of just sweeping them under the rug and that's really something to be commended for.

    From amazing character dynamics to undoubtedly talented writing, the Ritchie twins continue to outdo themselves with each instalment. I find myself completely immersed in this world they've built and wishing that I could spend an eternity with these characters. Just absolute perfection & easily a

    for me, I simply cannot recommend this series enough!

    For more details on the recommended reading order, please read

    .

  • Christy

    is a Calloway spin off, but is the 8th book in the Addicted series. After reading 8 Addicted books in the last month or two, I am so invested in these characters lives and captivated by these books- I just want more. You know how some series go on too long and you’re like… how many books are they gonna put out? Well, the Addicted series is NOT like that. In fact, the Ritchie girls

    is a Calloway spin off, but is the 8th book in the Addicted series. After reading 8 Addicted books in the last month or two, I am so invested in these characters lives and captivated by these books- I just want more. You know how some series go on too long and you’re like… how many books are they gonna put out? Well, the Addicted series is NOT like that. In fact, the Ritchie girls could write as many books they wanted about these characters and I would be first in line to read them!!!

    Connor and Rose Cobalt have a daughter they love, a close knit family/group of friends, and they’re both doing what they want in life. Things would be perfect if it wasn’t for the media attention- especially when it’s on their child. So they do what they have to do and make sacrifices to keep the attention off the children.

    Connor Cobalt is an intelligent man. He’s a man who could have never been hurt in the past, because he never let anyone close enough. People were pawns. But now that he has Rose, Jane, and Lo etc- he has love in his life. People who mean something to him. When you love someone more than your self, you are vulnerable to that. When Connor gets into a situation of sorts- he knows what he has to do. Protect his family at any cost.

    Connor and Rose are two special characters. They started out as what appeared to be the most unfeeling of the bunch, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. They love hard. They accept each other. Things from Connor’s past come out and what I love so much is how Rose reacts. She knows and loves everything about Connor. She wants him to handle it however he sees fit and she is not ashamed by him or how he feels. Connor and Rose are so special to me. I love how Connor explains himself because really, people are just people.


    I feel like when I’m reading these books, I can’t even handle my emotions. I cry more often then I normally would because these characters are so real to me. Lily’s twitter campaign had me in tears even! Then what Daisy is going through… that is so close to my heart. And what Rose is willing to do for her- I can’t even think about it without tearing up! There are so many beautiful moments in this book, I couldn’t begin to list them all. Connor’s speech- this line in particular was especially beautiful

    This series has made it’s way to the top of my favorites series list. I love it so much.

    is an emotional, captivating and stunning story of love, family and friendship. It made me laugh, it made me cry, and it ended with a huge smile on my face. I can’t recommend these books enough. I’m so excited for the next and final book in this series which will be out later this year.

  • Lady Vigilante (Feifei)

    When this book came out I wasn’t sure I wanted to read it. I thought

    was an amazing enough book that said all that needed to be said about Connor and Rose but I couldn’t be further from the truth. This book is everything. There is maturity. There is exponential character growth. And oh my god, the family bonds and the friendships are stronger and deeper than they’ve ever been before, to the point where I was tearing up in the final quarter of the book as the story knocked

    When this book came out I wasn’t sure I wanted to read it. I thought

    was an amazing enough book that said all that needed to be said about Connor and Rose but I couldn’t be further from the truth. This book is everything. There is maturity. There is exponential character growth. And oh my god, the family bonds and the friendships are stronger and deeper than they’ve ever been before, to the point where I was tearing up in the final quarter of the book as the story knocked me off my feet with heartfelt emotion. And the funny thing is,

    happens to be one of the longest books I’ve read this year yet it felt like it wasn’t long enough. As the book was ending, my only thought was why the story had to end. To me that’s a sure sign this book is a special one, where the story and characters stay with me long after I finish, making me yearn for more.

    Since the plot of this story is mostly based off of what happened in previous books, I won’t go into detail to avoid spoilers. What I can say is that this is the second book in Rose and Connor’s POV and concludes their part of the story in this entire Addicted series. This is Rose, Connor, and the rest of the gang in their mid-twenties, so their level of character maturity is well beyond what I’ve read about them in the first few books in this series. Rose and Connor have always been my favorite couple out of the Addicted gang and this book just reinforces that sentiment. They are quite literally the smartest characters I’ve ever read about, and when you put two brainiacs like them together you get a nerd powerhouse. Their banter – while witty and funny – also possesses a level of intelligence that showcases their bright minds and makes me wonder if I should laugh or stare at their words in awe. Probably both :D

    And this:

    I just love the way their minds work! :D

    Even with a stable, loving marriage, a beautiful daughter, and the best friends they could have, all is not well in Connor and Rose’s lives. They’re extremely influential icons in the Addicted world, thus being constantly monitored and exposed by the media takes a toll on them and their loved ones, so much it finally cracks the couple.

    Yes, there is drama but not the kind that’s normally done that involves social media. What I love is that no matter what goes on, Rose and Connor tackle their problems together. There is no pushing away or second guessing or character stupidity, and because they are so close to Lily & Loren, Ryke & Daisy, those four are also a big part of the story and seeing them all collaborate and support each other warms my heart. The friendship and family dynamic among all of them is intricate and can’t be explained in just a few words, but just by reading their interactions the love and respect they have for each other feels tangible. In a way it’s almost enviable. From the group, Rose and Connor – especially Connor – have always been the foundation the others could lean on. Nothing and nobody could shake them, except this time, the media has hit a sore spot so invasive that they falter.

    I think it’s because of how hard they’re hit that I felt so many emotions while I read, particularly in the last quarter of the book. It made me realize that even though Connor and Rose are fictional role models in their world, their ideals, morals, and beliefs are sentiments that carry over to the real world and are truths I draw my inspiration from.

    Somehow the Ritchie twins not only delivered a story that enraptured me and entertained me, but also a story that spoke volumes about the society we live in today that’s colored with harsh judgment and biased stances. Rose and Connor’s struggles mirror what many of us go through ourselves and that adds a layer of depth to the book, something that makes them even more relatable and easy to connect with.

    It’s truly amazing that with this book marking the 8th installment in the entire Addicted series that the plot and characters still keep me engaged after all this time. I have to admit that not every single book in this series was a complete winner for me, but overall, it’s a NA series I won’t hesitate to recommend to other readers.

    Oh and one more thing! I don’t hide the fact that I’m not a fan of Ryke ever since he f-bombed his way through the series, but what I’ve read about his character (and Daisy’s too) in this story really changed the way I think about both of them. I’m looking forward to reading their story in

    :)

    Because this series is a long one and can seem pretty intimidating to those that haven’t read any of the books I decided to do a reading order breakdown. There are a ton of ways to read this series but I’m only going to outline the full series order along with how I read these books. The first and best way is to just read all the books in the order they were published:

    #1 Addicted to You (Lily & Loren)

    #1.5 Ricochet (Lily & Loren) – note: this is a full length novel

    #2 Addicted for Now (Lily & Loren)

    Spinoff #1 Kiss the Sky (Rose & Connor)

    Spinoff #2 Hothouse Flower (Ryke & Daisy)

    #2.5 Thrive (Lily & Loren) – note: this is a full length novel

    #3 Addicted After All (final Lily & Loren book)

    Spinoff #3 Fuel the Fire (final Rose & Connor book)

    Spinoff #4 Long Way Down (final Ryke & Daisy book) – note: upcoming release

    The way I read this series is a little different. I read #1, #1.5, #2, Kiss the Sky, and Hothouse Flower. I skipped Thrive and Addicted After All and went straight to Fuel the Fire. That is technically okay to do and I didn’t feel like I missed anything. You can choose to do that too but it is imperative to read Hothouse Flower if you decide to skip Thrive and AAA. Also keep in mind that there’ll be a time gap between the events of HF and FTF.

    On a side note (and this is completely opinion-based): To me, Thrive is more of a bridge novel and less ‘new stuff.’ It fills in the gaps between Hothouse Flower and Addicted After All. The authors themselves have said that it is an optional read if you’ve read the first 2 spinoffs. If you haven’t, then Thrive must be read.

  • Alienor ✘ French Frowner ✘

    While I was gathering my thoughts about

    , I drew the conclusion that I needed to find a way to prevent me from rambling and adding a millions quotes. Yes, that happens with this kind of books.

    . You know, Connor said something that I found beautiful : that he was attracted by

    's thoughts, by

    's fire without never restraining himself in gender boxes,

    While I was gathering my thoughts about

    , I drew the conclusion that I needed to find a way to prevent me from rambling and adding a millions quotes. Yes, that happens with this kind of books.

    . You know, Connor said something that I found beautiful : that he was attracted by

    's thoughts, by

    's fire without never restraining himself in gender boxes, under a label. As I was reading the last page, smiling, I realized that what he said about people is also true when dealing with

    .

    A great book must make me think,

    , change my world during a few hours, and sometimes, it

    . Considering how full of tropes the NA genre is, I repeatedly stated how rarely I found enjoyment reading it. It remains true. However, I don't want to say that

    is a great New-Adult book.

    No.

    . Period.

    Now you can take everything in this bingo and multiply my emotions by 1000. I loved this book from start to finish, including its flaws (some repetitions of sayings, a tendency to drag at some point, several mistakes that should have been edited). So many passages made my heart beat in anticipation that I can't hold a grudge. Except... except when revenge is involved, apparently : I let escape an evil little laugh that my boyfriend found *almost* scary (you'll know when).

    My heart is full. I am so proud of Connor and Rose that it's getting ridiculous, but I don't even care.

    .

    After

    I didn't think that I would read Ryke and Daisy's next book, but I have to admit that I really enjoyed the dynamics between Ryke and the other characters here (especially Connor), so I might change my mind. Okay, I changed my mind.

    :

    ★★★★☆

    :

    ★★★☆☆

  • Hulya Kara Yuksel

    *swoooooon* Connor Cobalt <3

    I'M TRAGICALLY IN LOVE WITH THIS SERIES.... <3

    Ahhhh I swear to God, when I finish this series (2 more books to read…) I’m gonna miss every character in this books and I have no idea what am I gonna do with my life after I saw THE END? *facepalm*

    And also I’m repeating myself

    *swoooooon* Connor Cobalt <3

    I'M TRAGICALLY IN LOVE WITH THIS SERIES.... <3

    Ahhhh I swear to God, when I finish this series (2 more books to read…) I’m gonna miss every character in this books and I have no idea what am I gonna do with my life after I saw THE END? *facepalm*

    And also I’m repeating myself like a broken record BUT in the name of God, do yourself a favor and start this series asap! Trust me, you’re missing too much, too freakin much!!!! ;)

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  • Laura

    I'm a mess right now. I'll post a review later :')

  • Sue (Hollywood News Source)

    I will always have a soft spot for Ryke and Daisy. At one point of my life, they were instrumental in shaping how I had expressed myself. I’ve always believe in supporting art particularly the creators behind it. I watched this series grow, and they brought me so much joy but that spark of light had become tainted. My love for Ryke and Daisy waned. It’s not unadulterated admiration anymore.

    I’ll plainly say that the main reason was because of how the creators and certain fans had treate

    I will always have a soft spot for Ryke and Daisy. At one point of my life, they were instrumental in shaping how I had expressed myself. I’ve always believe in supporting art particularly the creators behind it. I watched this series grow, and they brought me so much joy but that spark of light had become tainted. My love for Ryke and Daisy waned. It’s not unadulterated admiration anymore.

    I’ll plainly say that the main reason was because of how the creators and certain fans had treated me — simply because I brought up the discussion of diversity. I challenged the race and queer representation. I’m not here for authors that only want marginalized readers when it suit their diversity-cookie campaign. Fuck that fucking shit. It’s always sad to see something you once love change for the worse, but that’s life and it’s out of my hands.

    Based from the racist history of publishing community, I’ve been doubtful at the intent of white authors “writing inclusively” particularly when they were being put in a stand. They become defensive. It’s not that difficult to say, “you’ll do better next time with caution and research.” It’s not that difficult to apologize. But as I’ve always noticed with white authors their pride comes first. As a long time fan of Krista and Becca, I was heartbroken to see that they care more about their whiteness rather than assessing about the things they can improve from their series. I’m not interested in educating white people nor am I here to coddle anyone.

    Lastly, I’m a firm believer that authors are a reflection on how they interact with other people. If you can’t handle any constructive criticism on how you should write diversity without crying you’re being bullied (especially if youre a white author,) then don’t write. This is why, I don’t plan on recommending this series anymore regardless of my nostalgic love for certain characters.

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