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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Come See About Me is about growing up and learning life lessons the hard way- but also realizing that there is a “plan” out there and you need to believe in it by living your life and believing in your ability to get through the good, the bad and the ugly.

Come See About Me has, surprisingly, filled the long-time hole inside of me that has been craving for something more. Ck.kelly this shelter, sense of anonymity and freedom from many of her obligations that allows Leah to finally get over her grief and move on.

She and Bastien had their lives ahead of them: Kelly Martin has an immense talent for writing layered characters who you root for and relationships that are absolutely beautiful.

I never connected emotionally with this book. This is another comw about grief and loss and I truly believe I have read enough of these this year.

Ivy Book Bindings: Review: Come See About Me by C. K. Kelly Martin

About what Liam and Leah offer one another on a level that only comes through opening themselves up to their most basic physical desires. Come See About Meon the other hand, is a far cry from the dozens of novels hitting shelves these days. Their love was the forever sort, not the college dating temporary sort. martij


This book counts towards my goal for the “New Adult” challenge. Her grief was cut by learning he had an affair during their marriage and how this changed what she thought she had with him.

Come See About Me by CK Kelly Martin

I feel like it was done martn, and it was important to the story and the characters, but I did want to bring that up since I know not everyone prefers to read it.

Nevertheless, what I love most about this novel is that there are no heroes in it; just normal people doing their best to live with what’s been given to them.

What also draws me in is that it takes place in Ontario, which is really hard to find in books.: Oh, how I love C. There’s zero pretention in Martin’s writing, instead, it’s simply real, with raw emotion and a thread of hope shining through in a story that lingers.

I even liked the half-open ending, although I am kind of partial towards completely vague but hopeful ones like the one in Holier Than Thou — another New Adult novel I wholeheartedly recommend. Neither is ready for a “real” relationship, and yet what happens between them feels very real to Leah. No doubt, this book is sexy; it treads a very fine line of incredibly tender and slightly dirty. A word about the sex: Rather, Come See About Me is about Leah finding a new way to be, of finding hope and a new way forward, different from the future she’d imagined prior to her boyfriend’s death.


Come See About Me by C K Kelly Martin

Half the story was about that and I just felt the story wasn’t doing much at all to progress forward. She withdraws from everything that had been giving her purpose in her life — school, work at the museum, socializing with her good friend Yunhee. In all the time I spent in Ireland, I saw very few Liam’s running around. Everything Leah does and feels is true to adulthood — it’s about figuring out how to tackle life when you don’t have your parents there to tell you clme to do anymore.

I’m definitely adding this to my radar. Having said that, I was intrigued when she mentioned that Come See About Me is a book geared towards an older teen. It does sound amazing, though. Let me not get anout here, though: I love how the author wrote the ending. It isn’t a classic tale of a broken hero and heroine who find it in themselves to reach out and heal one another.

I found myself absolutely gutted by Leah’s devastation at losing Bastien. He was fat and had watery blue eyes. Initially, Leah maintains her same routine: