Review: Rookie Move by Sarina Bowen

31223642Rookie Move (Brooklyn Bruisers, #1) by Sarina Bowen
Publication Date: 
September 6th, 2016
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Genre: 
New Adult, Romance, Contemporary, Sports – Ice Hockey
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Goodreads Summary
In high school, they were the perfect couple—until the day Georgia left Leo in the cold…

Hockey player Leo Trevi has spent the last six years trying to do two things: get over the girl who broke his heart, and succeed in the NHL. But on the first day he’s called up to the newly franchised Brooklyn Bruisers, Leo gets checked on both sides, first by the team’s coach—who has a long-simmering grudge, and then by the Bruisers’ sexy, icy publicist—his former girlfriend Georgia Worthington.

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Review: The Goal by Elle Kennedy

28262024The Goal (Off Campus, #4) by Elle Kennedy
Publication Date: September 26th, 2016
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports – Ice Hockey
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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.

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Review: The Score by Elle Kennedy

27252717The Score (Off-Campus, #3) by Elle Kennedy
Publication Date: 
January 11th, 2016 by Elle Kennedy
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: 
New Adult, Romance, Contemporary, Sports – Ice Hockey.
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Goodreads Summary
He knows how to score, on and off the ice

Allie Hayes is in crisis mode. With graduation looming, she still doesn’t have the first clue about what she’s going to do after college. To make matters worse, she’s nursing a broken heart thanks to the end of her longtime relationship. Wild rebound sex is definitely not the solution to her problems, but gorgeous hockey star Dean Di-Laurentis is impossible to resist. Just once, though, because even if her future is uncertain, it sure as heck won’t include the king of one-night stands.

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Mini Reviews: Falling From the Sky & Shooting for the Stars by Sarina Bowen

24792088Falling From the Sky (Gravity #2) by Sarina Bowen
Publication Date: January 31st, 2015 by Rennie Road Books
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Romance, Contemporary, New Adult, Adult, Sports – Snowboarding
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Goodreads Summary
She’s the woman he doesn’t remember. He’s the man she can’t forget.

Bad boy Hank “Hazardous” Lazarus used to have everything: a gorgeous girlfriend, a career as a freestyle snowboarder and a spot on the US Olympic team. Nine months ago, after a bad crash in the halfpipe, he woke up in the hospital, unable to move his legs. Now he’s landed there again, but gravity is not the culprit. With his family pressuring him to try a groundbreaking treatment, Hank self-medicates with too much tequila instead. Continue reading

Review: Mister Hockey by Lia Riley

34992459Mister Hockey (Hellions Angels #1) by Lia Riley
Publication Date: 
July 11th, 2017 by Avon Impulse
Rating: 3 Stars
Genre:
Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports – Ice Hockey
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Goodreads Summary
Her biggest fantasy is about to become a reality. . .

Jed West is Mr. Hockey. The captain of the NHL’s latest winning team, the Denver Hellions–and the hottest player on the ice—at least according to every magazine…and Breezy Angel. Breezy has been drooling over Jed at games for years, and he plays a starring role in her most toe-curling fantasies. But dirty dreams don’t come true, right?

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Review: All Played Out by Cora Carmack

22249707All Played Out (Rusk University #3) by Cora Carmack
Publication Date: 
May 12th, 2015 by William Morrow Paperbacks 
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Sports – American Football
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Goodreads Summary

First person in her family to go to college? CHECK.

Straight A’s? CHECK.

On track to graduate early? CHECK.

Social life? …..yeah, about that…. Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Feature Athletes

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

This week is all about characters. Following my discussion post on why you should read sports contemporary novels, I thought it’d be appropriate to focus this weeks Top Ten Tuesday on books that feature athletes. Most of these books are ones I’ve read but there is one that is on the must read list.

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