Review: Coming in From the Cold by Sarina Bowen

51jjqitllComing in From the Cold (Gravity #1) by Sarina Bowen
Publication Date: May 1st 2014 by Harlequin
Rating: 3 Stars
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports – Ski Racing
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Goodreads Summary
He can’t have her. And he can’t tell anyone why.

Ski racer Dane “Danger” Hollister does not do relationships, though he keeps his reason a secret. The real-life curse he’s inherited from his mother will eventually cost him everything: his place on the Olympic ski team, his endorsement income, and his ability to fly downhill at top speed.

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Review: The Hard Count by Ginger Scott

30827273The Hard Count by Ginger Scott
Publication Date:
 July 15th 2016
Rating: 5 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sport – American Football
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Goodreads Summary
Nico Medina’s world is eleven miles away from mine. During the day, it’s a place where doors are open—where homes are lived in, and neighbors love. But when the sun sets, it becomes a place where young boys are afraid, where eyes watch from idling cars that hide in the shadows and wicked smoke flows from pipes.  

West End is the kind of place that people survive. It buries them—one at a time, one way or another. And when Nico was a little boy, his mom always told him to run. Continue reading

Review: Jockblocked by Jen Frederick

27069828Jockblocked (Gridiron #2) by Jen Frederick
Publication Date: 
February 11th 2016
Rating: 3.5 Stars
Genre:
 New Adult, Contemporary, Romance
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She’s always played it safe…

College junior Lucy Washington abides by one rule—avoid risk at all costs. She’s cautious in every aspect of her life, from her health, to her mock trial team, to the boring guys she dates. When a brash, gorgeous jock walks into the campus coffee shop and turns his flirt on, Lucy is stunned by the force of attraction. For the first time ever, she’s willing to step out of her comfort zone, but can she really trust the guy who’s determined to sweep her off her feet? Continue reading

Review: Sacked by Jen Frederick

25904855Sacked (Gridiron #1) by Jen Frederick
Publication Date: 
September 6th 2015
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Contemporary, New Adult, Romance, Sport – American Football
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Goodreads Summary
What he wants he gets…

Knox Masters is a quarterback’s worst nightmare. Warrior. Champion. And…virgin. Knox knows what he wants–and he gets it. All American Football player? Check. NFL pros scouting him? Check. Now, he’s set his sight on two things. The national title. And Ellie Campbell. Sure, she’s the sister of his fellow teammate, but that’s not going to stop him. Especially not when he’s convinced Ellie is the one. Continue reading

Review: The Mistake by Elle Kennedy

25564665The Mistake (Off-Campus #2) by Elle Kennedy
Publication Date:  May 6th 2015
Rating: 3.5 Stars
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance.
Goodreads Summary
He’s a player in more ways than one…

College junior John Logan can get any girl he wants. For this hockey star, life is a parade of parties and hook-ups, but behind his killer grins and easygoing charm, he hides growing despair about the dead-end road he’ll be forced to walk after graduation. A sexy encounter with freshman Grace Ivers is just the distraction he needs, but when a thoughtless mistake pushes her away, Logan plans to spend his final year proving to her that he’s worth a second chance.
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Waiting on Wednesday: The Goal

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

28262024This week I am waiting on
The Goal (Off-Campus #4) by Elle Kennedy 

Publication Date: September 26th 2016

Goodreads Summary
She’s good at achieving her goals… 

College senior Sabrina James has her whole future planned out: graduate from college, kick butt in law school, and land a high-paying job at a cutthroat firm. Her path to escaping her shameful past certainly doesn’t include a gorgeous hockey player who believes in love at first sight. One night of sizzling heat and surprising tenderness is all she’s willing to give John Tucker, but sometimes, one night is all it takes for your entire life to change. Continue reading

Review: The Deal by Elle Kennedy

24920901The Deal (Off-Campus #1) by Elle Kennedy
Publication Date: 
February 24th 2015
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Genre:
New Adult, Romance, Contemporary, Sport – Ice Hockey
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Goodreads Summary
She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

…and it’s going to be oh so good. Continue reading