|Reviews for Holding Out For You|
| RobzBabe chapter 7 . 9/22/2010
heyy.. i am really sorry that i havnt reviewed for the past couple of chapters.. the story is interesting that i jus want to rush to the next chap instead of reviewing... I love the story... and i agree with you that you cant jus rush into love when you meet person.. there are sum circumstances and things you have go thru and after all you have to be good frnds first and then fall in love... i am loving every bit of your story...
so umm, i'll reveiew after every few chaps.. but not for all.. the suspense gets the better of me! lol
so i am off... bye!
| Fliberty chapter 15 . 9/22/2010
I love how calm Bella was about waking up with Edward, like it happens all the time. I love that this Bella talks in her sleep too. I was surprised that Bella made the first move physically and things were going so well before the boys interrupted.
I felt for Liz when she found out what happened, it's like she thinks she is the only one who remembers or misses her Mum. I really feel for her.
Edward seemed to be handling everything so well until he was alone. I'm not sure how he's ever going to get rid of his guilt, I hope it eases in time.
| PNW Luna chapter 50 . 9/21/2010
I very much enjoyed this story. Thank you for sharing.
| Fliberty chapter 14 . 9/21/2010
Yay, Seth performed really well at his first match!
I thought Bella was gong to fall into the shark tank! I loved that Edward fixed her hand personally and now it looks like her has put her to bed. Aw, so sweet.
| Fliberty chapter 13 . 9/21/2010
I'm glad that Edward finally explained more about Tanya and how she died.
I'm glad Bella has made a bit of progress with Liz too. I think she could be very good for her.
Their day sounded lovely. I was really nice to imagine the three kids and the dog playing happily on the beach.
| Fliberty chapter 12 . 9/21/2010
I enjoyed reading Bella’s version of the kiss. I also enjoyed her interesting thoughts about how he might have an “animalistic side to him, hidden under the cool exterior.” I’m keen to hear more about that and if she’s right.
Mike Newton, is just creepy. I have a bad feeling about him. I really felt for Bella when she had to deal with him as well as a very angry and scared Elizabeth. I hope she will come around in time and see how much happier her Dad is..
I actually felt a bit sorry for James when he fell. Seth and Anthony were adorable refusing to admit who had tied his laces together!
| Fliberty chapter 11 . 9/21/2010
Oh, poor Edward. He is in such a difficult place. It’s so good that he was relaxing and planning to kiss Bella but so sad that he felt so much guilt that made it impossible. I’m so glad he has Alice to support him.
It was hard to read that Edward’s date had been so hard for Liz to deal with. It was awful so see how Edward handled Liz’s anger so badly when she added more to the guilt he was already feeling about his date.
I’m so glad that Edward didn’t shy away from talking about the night before when he saw Bella. I’m glad he had the guts to bring it up straight away to remove the awkwardness. I love how they tease each other. Edward is pretty irresistible when he’s when he’s being so confident. I loved their first kiss. What a kiss, it was great!
Their moment was once again spoiled when they realised Liz was hurt by it. I’m glad Edward talked to her and that she was coming to terms with him needing to be happy too. As usual, Seth and Anthony were great, I loved their reaction to the news.
| Fliberty chapter 10 . 9/21/2010
I loved Bella’s moment with Tiffany when she took her home. I liked Bella even more for being so sweet to her.
I love Seth, he is such a strong, loyal and kind-hearted boy. I love how something so awful was turned into a good thing in his eyes by the respect of his coaches and team mates. Poor Bella, I really felt for her when she heard how James had hurt Seth. I must admit I’m curious about how Seth will choose to retaliate. I was impressed with the way that Edward handled it though.
The date was lovely. It was nice to see them having so much fun together. It was as though Edward forgot about this loss for a few minutes at a time and really enjoyed himself but then it would all come back to him along with his guilt at having forgotten for a while. His choice of restaurant and the outdoor theatre were great and he had put so much thought into making sure Bella would enjoy it. It was so sad when Edward seemed to panic when Bella asked him in and he left so suddenly. I’m glad Bella was level-headed enough to realise it wasn’t something she had done but that dating is so difficult for him.
| Fliberty chapter 9 . 9/21/2010
I enjoyed reading about their night out, it was nice to see them all together.
I loved Bella standing up to Edward and teasing him right back.
I'm looking forward to their first 'offical' date.
| Fliberty chapter 8 . 9/21/2010
I'm loving all the teasing and Edward strong male role model lessons for Seth.
| Fliberty chapter 7 . 9/21/2010
It was sweet to see Edward and Bella relaxing together, they got on so well. I loved all the flirting and how Edward didn't want her to leave.
Elizabeth is so hard to read about at times, she seems so lost and broken. I loved the glimpse of the girl she used to be.
I loved Alice's speech and Edward's nerves about Bella's phone call. His Freudian slip was brilliant, as was his reaction to it !
| Fliberty chapter 6 . 9/21/2010
Anthony’s excitement about Seth being on the team was great. After hearing more about James and what he said to Anthony, I’m pretty impressed with Seth and how he stood up for his friend. James and his sidekick being on the team could make things interesting.
I was impressed that Edward knew he had heard Bella’s voice before. Alice made me laugh with her descriptions of Bella for Edward’s benefit.
I loved Edward’s reaction to seeing Bella again. All of his smiles were nice to read about and I’m glad Bella noticed.
Mike and Tyler were creepy, I’m glad that Alice rescued Bella once again.
Alice’s reaction to hearing how Edward and Bella had met was good. It was so awkward when Bella asked about Edward’s wife and found out what the family are going through. I‘m really glad Bella’s reaction to this fact was so different from the sharks in the area as she immediately considered the pain Tony and Elizabeth are going through instead of being relieved that Edward was single.
| Fliberty chapter 5 . 9/21/2010
Loved the snake, Bella was so funny!
Seth’s excitement about the tryouts was adorable. Bella and Alice hit it off nicely and Alice was so welcoming and helpful. Emmett was fun too.
I loved Seth for sticking up for Anthony against James. I’m glad Anthony and Alice stuck up for Seth in return and sent Jessica packing
I liked the phone call with Coach Cullen, I‘m impressed with his commitment to the baseball team and Seth in particular. I‘m guessing Bella being the team Mom means she will have more contact with Edward then?
| Fliberty chapter 4 . 9/21/2010
I love Edward’s relationship with Anthony, they are so sweet together. Elizabeth’s awkwardness with him is so sad, her pain is so obvious. I like the way that Edward handles it and how much he tries to comfort her.
The baseball practice was sweet, Edward was so patient and it was obvious how much they share this interest and their closeness.
Jasper was sweet and it was nice how much Edward supports Alice marrying him and having their own home, despite how much easier it is for him to have Alice living with them. Alice is such a saint, she’s held this family together for so long.
I liked how Edward was so distracted by seeing Bella at the school. It was great that Anthony was just as taken with Seth at school as he was.
It was sweet to see Seth growing in confidence at the baseball try outs and I really liked the way that Edward was so focused on finding ways to help him practice.
| Fliberty chapter 3 . 9/21/2010
The owners of Bella’s cottage seem an interesting couple. I liked this bit:
"Yes, sir. I have a forty five revolver just waiting for someone to come in my house unannounced." I made a mental note to remember to talk to Seth about the crazy old lady next door that has a gun.
"Almost shot Dave three months ago when he came in unannounced."
She sounds like fun. I don’t like the sound of the breezy loo though!
I was glad to see the back of Jake. I suppose he isn’t all bad but I didn’t like the sound of Bella’s thoughts about all his controlling behaviour.
It was nice to see more of Seth, particularly his excitement. Clint Eastwood appearing at school was a surprise too.
I liked the way that Anthony and Seth met. Anthony‘s his wistful reaction to Seth and Bella together was so sweet and sad.