The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker

The Simple Wild

Calla Fletcher wasn't even two when her mother took her and fled the Alaskan wild, unable to handle the isolation of the extreme, rural lifestyle, leaving behind Calla’s father, Wren Fletcher, in the process. Calla never looked back, and at twenty-six, a busy life in Toronto is all she knows. But when Calla learns that Wren’s days may be numbered, she knows that it’s time to make the long trip back to the remote frontier town where she was ...

Details The Simple Wild

TitleThe Simple Wild
Release DateAug 7th, 2018
PublisherAtria Books
GenreRomance, Contemporary, Contemporary Romance, New Adult, Adult, Fiction, Womens Fiction, Chick Lit, Adult Fiction, Cultural, Canada

Reviews The Simple Wild

  • Colleen Hoover
    Do you ever read a book and absolutely love it and then reach out to the author and she's a total dick to you and then your hatred for the author seeps into how you feel about the book and then you realize you can never, ever read that book or recommend it again because the author pretended to be your friend, slept with your husband, stole your favorite shirt and had the audacity to wear the same wedding dress to her wedding where she married you...
  • Melanie
    ARC provided by Atria Books in exchange for an honest review.Is it bad etiquette to start a review with a quote by another author? Because while reading this book, I couldn’t stop thinking about Tarryn Fisher’s quote in one of my favorite books of all-time, Mud Vein, “What’s the difference?” I asked him. “Between the love of your life, and your soulmate?” “One is a choice, and one is not.” And I know I haven’t been on this Ear...
  • Chelsea Humphrey
    "For the hundredth time, I wonder if I'm being the selfish one. If I should grit my teeth and bare the misery, the isolation of Alaska. After all, I made the bed I'm running from now."My initial reaction to opening The Simple Wild when it arrived in the mail was pure excitement, yet this book turned out to be so much more than my expectations were initially prepared for. Of course its Kathleen's latest book and it's set mostly in Alaska and it's ...
  • Christy
    5 stars!!! The Simple Wild is KA Tucker at her best. I've read a lot of this authors work, most of her books, actually. And this book one is tied as my favorite of hers (Ten Tiny Breaths is hard to top). It had romance, adventure, and was a story about finding yourself. A perfect combination. I loved everything about it! Calla Fletcher was born in the Alaskan wild, but was moved to Canada with her mother when she was only 2. She hasn't been back...
  • Berit☀️✨Traveling Sister✨
    5 Simply Perfect Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟K A Tucker is one of my absolute favorite authors, and this is now my absolute favorite book by her! Sorry “Ten Tiny Breaths “you still are fabulous... but this book has edged you out of that top spot! When you pick up a k a Tucker book you know you are going to go on an emotional journey, filled with fabulously complex characters, and a plot filled with twists and secrets that will keep you on your ...
  • Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
    Top Favorite 5 starsThis is one of these books that you'll stay with you forever.It was such a beautiful, captivating and unique story.I felt so connected to Calla it was like I was her!The Simple Wild isn't a simple romance it's so much more.Prepare yourself and go blind into this one, you will have so many feelings.It's one of these stories that will touch you and it will bring you many emotions.The romance was perfect, it was so entertained wa...
  • Ashley (5171MilesBooks)
    View this review and many more at: 5171 Miles Book Blog.I think the Texas heat has made my obsession with Alaska come to a head this summer. I have been religiously watching Alaska State Troopers and have been eager to read or watch anything Alaskan-related lately. Thanks to Atria Publishing, my obsession was able to continue when I received the ARC of The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker through Netgalley. This book has been one of my most anticipated...
  • Sandra Cortez
    OMG I read this months ago and I was forbidden from discussing which was the absolute worst because it was SO GOOD!! KA Tucker delivered the perfect balance of romance, laughter and all the sads. I’m not going to lie I cried a few times. The emotion felt raw and real. It’s been a while since I’ve read a KA Tucker contemporary and she nailed everything I look for in a contemporary romance. I could not recommend this enough. It was really suc...
  • Bex |
    I literally just finished and now I want to start again from the beginning! I think this is my new favorite KA Tucker book and certainly one of the best I've read this year!! I loved every minute of the story and characters—plus, the imagery is so realistic, I could imagine being in Alaska with Calla (not to mention the delicious Viking!).If this book isn't on your radar, it's a MUST READ!
  • Jennifer
    4.5/5 starsI went into this book completely blind except for knowing that Alaska played a part in the story. Wow, the last 100 pages blew my mind. This book was so much more emotional than I was expecting. I am happy to say that this book made me feel so much! The Simple Wild is a contemporary romance. Although I would say that there is so much more to the story than just the romance. The narrator is 26 year old Calla Fletcher. The book takes pla...
  • Jessica (Angie & Jessica's Dreamy Reads)
    It’s not like we’re repeating my parents’ mistakes, though. We didn’t meet each other in some bar and fall madly in love. We didn’t even like each other at first. And I’m not about to get caught up in some false romantic fantasy about moving to Alaska. There's something a bit ironic about a city dwelling risk analyst unintentionally falling for a man who risks his life everyday as an Alaskan bush pilot. Somehow the biggest gamble of a...
  • Heather K (dentist in my spare time)
    Between 3-4 stars. The last 25% was 1,000x better than the fist 75%. Lots of emotional manipulation. Enjoyed at the end. Full review when I’m back from the beach!
  • Brandie
    This author can be hit or miss for me. The last book I read I really disliked, so I was very hesitant to pick this one up. I’m so glad I did. Maybe I was just in the right mood for it, but it was the perfect slow burning, enemies to lovers book. I loved the witty banter. I loved the pace, even though the book only takes place over a few weeks, it doesn’t feel rushed. Not only did I love Calla and Jonah, but I loved all of the supporting chara...
  • Bj
    5 "The Sky Cowboy Yeti and Barbie Accidentally and Unintentionally Fall in Love" Stars! If you're looking for a unique story that is sure to hit you right in the feels department and that will sweep you away to a beautiful untouched place, then I highly recommend that you read The Simple Wild! From its beautiful descriptions of rural Alaska and how bush pilots are essential to a way of life in this untamed wild, to its candid look at how love bet...
  • FMABookReviews
    My tears cried tears, my heart exploded, and my laughter rang loud. The Simple Wild was anything but simple.City girl Calla leaves her upper-class home in Toronto to travel to Bangor, Alaska, to visit her ailing father. While Calla was uneasy about seeing her father for the first time in 24 years, experiencing the rugged wild her mother spoke so often about was equally as daunting. She didn't anticipate though, that her biggest challenge would be...
  • Elle's Book Blog
    Release Date: August 7, 2018 Genre: Contemporary Romance Actual Rating: 4.5 stars Recommended Read Damn. My eyes are read and swollen from this ending! K. A. Tucker has written another winner for the romance genre, and I know that many readers are going to fall head over heels in love with this book. From the likable and interesting characters to the picturesque setting, this book had everything I never knew I wanted. Normally, readers about ...
  • Lacey (Booklovers For Life)
    One of my new favorites of 2018!!! I almost cried at the end, while I was taking public transportation. That's how good and emotional this book is. I fell in love with Calla, her family, Jonah, flying, and Alaska in this phenomenal read. This is definitely my favorite K.A. Tucker read to date.Full review to come!Thanks to the publisher for generously providing me an ARC to review.
  • Tara | Slow Readers Blog
    I HIGHLY recommend this book. Easily a favorite of all-time, definitely my favorite of 2018. I wrote a gushing review, gushed all over Facebook (including my personal page, which I never do), and even felt compelled to gush in a message to the author (another thing I never do). I pre-ordered the paperback and I can't wait to hold this beauty in my hands. A cover has never fit a book or captured the mood of a book so well. READ. THIS. BOOK. Full r...
  • Alexandra
    I received an e-ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Review can be found on *Milky Way of Books*The family drama, emotions long hidden and a life in Alaska are the new themes in this amazing upcoming novel by my favorite K.A. Tucker!Calla Fletcher has just lost her job, broke up with her boyfriend and found out that her father is sick with the c-word. Taking a brave step, she travels to Alaska where she will try to connect with he...
  • Shayna
    “I’m not just gonna give up without a fight and spend the rest of my life pining over you.” WOW! My heart is overflowing with so many emotions! I was captivated from the very first page! This beautiful, heart-wrenching, emotional, and powerful story made me FEEL SO MUCH! From the moment I read the blurb, I just KNEW that K.A. Tucker was going to once again…blow my mind with the raw and incredible emotion she puts into every single word.Ca...
  • Susan
    The Simple WildK.A. TuckerKeep the tissues close by as you are reading THE SIMPLE WILD by K.A. Tucker. She will have your emotions all over the place. Once I started reading, it was very hard to stop! The twists and turns made it impossible to put down, as I had to know what was going to happen to Calla and her dad who she hasn't seen since she was two years old. What an awesome story. All of K.A.'s characters feel genuine and relatable and put y...
  •  ⇝LEAH⇜
    5 Out Of 5 "simply wild" STARS Once Calla arrives in Alaska, I was hooked on this story.  The sexual tension, the scenery, the desolation of Alaska, the lies, the misunderstandings, and the tears, just all of it.  I really came to love these characters and their stories.  All of them, especially, Simon, who is only a secondary character, but he is the best Step-Dad ever…if you have to have a step-dad than Simon can't be beaten.  Even Calla...
  • Kahea
    ***5 Stars*** I went into this one expecting fireworks, a bit of angst and frustration, a few laughs and being able to relate ~ at least in my head ~ to some of the issues Calla would face in Alaska and I got that, but also so much more. I got the feels with this, big ones (I caught the teary sniffles). From the first page I was hooked and couldn’t put the book down. I felt like if I put the book down I’d miss something and I just couldn’t ...
  • ☕ Kimberly
    The story opens with a prologue and shares the story of Calla Fletcher's parents who split when Calla was just two years old. Her Mom moved them back to Toronto, and Wren, her father stayed in Alaska. Calla, is twenty-six and still lives with her Mom and her stepfather.  On the same day she receives a pink slip from the bank, she learns her estranged father has cancer.City girl meets sky cowboy. Gads, I loved the snarky haters vibe Calla and J...
  • Lexxie (un)Conventional Bookviews
    This review was originally posted on (un)Conventional Bookviews *I received a free copy of [title] from [publisher] via . This has in no way influenced my voluntary review, which is honest and unbiased *The Simple Wild is a strong story, with characters who desperately need to make amends, and to move forward instead of looking backwards. Story: The Simple Wild starts with a day Calla thinks is the worst day of her life - losing her job, going ba...
  • Mandy (I Read Indie) Anderson
    This book had me in a giant bag of balled up, emotional messiness. Completely shook. Yes, honestly, I was a crybaby mess by the time I was at the end. And I ended up staying up way later after I finished it, contemplating reading it again. Hoping to experience a smidge of all those feelings once more. At the start I couldn’t understand why Calla didn’t go off on Jonah every time he made some mean spirited remark, which started from the moment...
  • Ari
    *I received a copy of this book from the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.* You know that moment when you turn to the last page of a book and sigh deeply and just smile because it was just that good of a read? Well that was me once I finished K.A. Tucker’s newest release, The Simple Wild. I was even tempted to flip back to the first page just to start this one over again because I swear I read this book way too fast. If you’r...
  • Kari | Books For The Living
    Alright y’all, I’ll see you later. On my way to Alaska to find me a bush pilot named Jonah…Not really, but I wish. Now on to my review:I wanted to do a reread of this book, the minute I put it down. It is officially one of my top favorite reads of the year. This story was such a wonderful mix of humor and emotion. I actually found it much more emotional than I was expecting. The banter was seriously off the charts. It’s honestly the best ...