REVIEW – FIGHT OR FLIGHT by Samantha Young


A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. 

The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. As if flying back to Phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn’t hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then over the course of their journey home, their antagonism somehow lands them in bed for the steamiest layover Ava’s ever had. And that’s all it was–until Caleb shows up on her doorstep.

When pure chance pulls Ava back into Caleb’s orbit, he proposes they enjoy their physical connection while he’s stranded in Boston. Ava agrees, knowing her heart’s in no danger since a) she barely likes Caleb and b) his existence in her life is temporary. Not long thereafter Ava realizes she’s made a terrible error because as it turns out Caleb Scott isn’t quite so unlikeable after all. When his stay in Boston becomes permanent, Ava must decide whether to fight her feelings for him or give into them. But even if she does decide to risk her heart on Caleb, there is no guarantee her stubborn Scot will want to risk his heart on her….



*****Dee’s Review*****

Five+++++ Wonderful Stars****

(Arc kindly provided by publisher via NetGalley)

This book was amazing from start to finish. The characters, the plot, the writing style, everything, utter perfection. Samantha Young will make you dream and search through all airports for a sexy, brooding Scotsman just like Caleb.



Caleb and Ava met at the airport and it wasn’t a pleasant meeting. Both have been dealing with a lot, plus the stress of flying, they pretty much hated each other on sight.

People say there’s a very fine line between hate and love, and these two characters have a burning passion when it comes to either feeling, especially for one another.

The funny thing is they thought they would never have to see each other again after their airport experience, but the universe had other plans for them, and they do certainly see each other again. And they’ll explore exactly how hot they can burn together.

I love the interaction between all the characters. This book was more than a romance, it was a story about friendship, about forgiveness and acceptance. It covered so many emotions that I grew addicted to it. I’m really hoping there will be another book, for Harper, Ava’s best friend.

Amazing book. Samantha Young really nailed it with this one. Definitely going on my 2018 favorites reading shelf.



*****Patty’s Review*****

{ARC Generously Provided by Author}


It was though I couldn’t get him deep enough, close enough. As though I needed him to lock some piece of me back into place, a piece of me I’d lost when he left.



This story was INCREDIBLE!!! It brought back all of the ”feels” I got when I first read ”On Dublin Street”! I have fallen in love with Samantha Young all over again! Caleb and Ava are destined to become Samantha’s next power couple! I predict that readers are going to fall head over heels in love with them and their story! Once you pick this book up, I promise you, it will be quite impossible to put down! The angst is gut-wrenching and torturous. I literally was hyperventilating last night from anxiety. There were even a few moments that I screamed my lungs out from my exasperation with Caleb, but there’s no denying he is one FABULOUS and SWOON WORTHY Hero!! Get ready ladies, Caleb Scott will ruin you!!!



FIGHT OR FLIGHT is ”Enemies-to Lovers” at its best. If you want to see how it’s done properly, you need to read this book!! Caleb and Ava are characters who will steal a permanent piece of your hearts. Their chemistry is overpowering and their banter is so entertaining. I will admit that the angst in this book is so intense that it’s at times, painful but it hurt oh so good!



I know that a book is truly special when I fall hard for the Heroine and I truly loved Ava Breevort! I hoped that she would get the happily ever after that only a princess in a fairy tale can achieve because that’s how special this character was to me. I wouldn’t mind it if Ms. Young wrote a couple more books for this charismatic couple!! I seriously am not kidding when I say this book is on par with ”On Dublin Street”!! Ladies, you need to bump this up on your TBRs!!!



Here are my overall ratings:

Hero: 5
Heroine: 5+++++++
Plot: 5+++++++
Angst: 5++++++
Steam: 5
Chemistry Between Hero & Heroine: 5+++++++

FIGHT OR FLIGHT releases on October 9th! Make sure you one-click and get to this book asap! I promise you, you’ll be thanking me later.


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