Friday, September 30, 2016

Neighbors by Stylo Fantôme Blog Tour

Things a good neighbor can do for you:

1. Give you a cup of sugar
2. Let you borrow his lawnmower
3. Water your plants while you're on vacation
4. Make your eyes roll back in your head with his tongue

Katya Tocci has never paid much attention to who lives next door – her career always kept her too busy. She's a good girl, working her way to becoming the most sought after cake designer in all of San Francisco.

But even a good girl's gotta cut loose once in a while, right? So one fake dating profile later, and she's ready to tarnish her squeaky clean image. Little does she know, her fun time is closer to home than she ever imagined.

Throw in a neighbor who wants to corrupt her, and another who just wants to own her, and her entire world is flipped upside down.

Who knew neighbors could be so helpful?

A Twin Estates Novel – This story contains scenes of a graphic sexual manner, multiple uses of coarse language, and one scene of violent cake destruction. Reader discretion is advised.

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It was no joke.

Liam had been waiting in the lobby for her at nine o'clock, sharp. Liam Edenhoff – “but everyone calls me Eden” – he'd introduced himself again to her before guiding her out to a taxi he'd had waiting.

She felt a little nauseous. She'd chugged down another half bottle of wine, and some crème de menthe, before heading downstairs to meet him. She'd almost talked herself out of going, but she'd made the mistake of telling her roommate Tori about the whole fiasco. Apparently, Katya owed it to women everywhere (and Tori in particular) to explore this opportunity to its fullest. She'd all but been shoved out the apartment, the door slammed and locked in her face.

“Nervous?” Liam Eden-whatever-his-name-was asked her as the cab slowed to a crawl.

“Nope,” Katya's voice sounded overly loud.

“Liar. Tonight is gonna be an interesting night, angel cake.”

“Stop calling me that.”

“What's your last name?”

“None of your business.”

“Okay then – when the gang bang starts, I'll tell them to call you Katya X.”

She couldn't stop the blush from happening that time. Liam burst out laughing, then soothed the sting by grabbing her hand.

Even when they got out of the cab, he didn't let go of her. Normally, she would've been uncomfortable with a stranger assuming such a familiarity with her, but this time, she was thankful for it. She held onto him tightly as they walked down a crowded street. Then they turned into an alley, and his gang bang joke didn't seem so funny. He led her to a plain door, above which a simple, small, neon sign spelled out “The Garden”. Outside were several small groups of people, chatting and smoking. Some of them called out greetings to him, all of them using his nickname, but a large and scary looking bouncer addressed him very properly.

“Hey, Mr. Edenhoff, wasn't expecting you in tonight. Any problems?”

“Nope, just bringing a friend to show her the place, let her see what I do for a living.”

All the blood was quickly rushing from Katya's limbs, pooling somewhere in her stomach. None of this was a joke. He really did own the place, that much was obvious.

As Liam led her through the door, though, Katya actually felt a surge of confidence. She was still nervous, still more than a little scared, but she was okay with it. Liam seemed like a nice guy, he wasn't going to take her into some dark room and insert foreign objects into her orifices. She could leave whenever she wanted to, whenever it got too uncomfortable. Everything was fine, and for once, she was doing something exciting. She'd even have something interesting to talk about at work the next day.


Reviews by the Wicked Reads Review Team

Neighbors was a totally unique, refreshing book (yay)!

Katya Tocci has always been a "good" girl, never straying from her career, never straying from the "straight and narrow." Luckily, her roommate is a wild child and convinces Katya to take a chance...and our story begins.
This is a story of personal growth and development. It's an exploration of sexuality and deviance. It's a story of self-reflection and hatred. It's a story of a small town girl living in the big city and letting go of her preconceived notions of her life aspirations.
Two men, one girl, impossible choices...

I liked Katya, even though I couldn't understand her at times. She made me frustrated with some choices made, but I could also sympathize with her. I wanted her to let go, and she did, unfortunately the consequences always catch up.
Now, the two men were total opposites and I will admit that I hated Wolf. I just couldn't like his demeanor, at all.

Overall this was an awesome story full of humor, angst, sexy time, and a girl with impossible choices. It was a fantastic journey from beginning to end!

Crazy woman from a remote location in Alaska (where the need for a creative mind is a necessity!), I have been writing since... forever? Yeah, that sounds about right. I have been told that I remind people of Lucille Ball – I also see shades of Jennifer Saunders, and Denis Leary. So basically, I laugh a lot, I'm clumsy a lot, and I say the F-word A LOT.

I like dogs more than I like most people, and I don't trust anyone who doesn't drink. No, I do not live in an igloo, and no, the sun does not set for six months out of the year, there's your Alaska lesson for the day. I have mermaid hair – both a curse and a blessing – and most of the time I talk so fast, even I can't understand me.

Yeah. I think that about sums me up.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Stroked Long by Meghan Quinn Blog Tour

From his dirty-blond hair and breathtaking smile, to the abs from heaven and the irresistible V in his waistline, everything about Bodi Olympic-gold-medalist Banks screams hot piece of @$$.

Yet there’s more.

Dark shadows lurk behind his soulful, serious eyes.

I’m enamored. He’s captured me.

How can running an art foundation with Bodi Banks turns into a slow-burning, epic romance, even though he tries to push me away at every chance? How can I stay away from a broken, routine-driven man whose soul cries to be forgiven for a crime only he believes he committed? Or is that a lie?

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I absolutely loved this book – it is the second in the series, but definitely a book that stands tall in its own right. It runs parallel to the first, and we see intersections, which are fun, but not essential. I really enjoyed the first book, once I could shut out Bellini, but this one appealed to me even more.

How Ms. Quinn manages to make me laugh so much, and yet writes with heartbreaking intensity just a few lines later is insane. I tried to feel guilty about the laughing, given how serious some of the issues were, but truly, not even a severe penalty could have kept in the giggles. Pure comedic genius. Add in the overwhelming chemistry, the deep-seated feelings arising in a man who has closed himself off from the world, and the clarity with which Ruby sees him, and the reader is in sensory overload.

I really do recommend this to anyone with a desire to read a good story and who is sitting somewhere where they can laugh or shed a tear without causing themselves too much embarrassment!

PS – The good news – there is going to be another book, telling Hollis's story. Can't believe it can be as good as this, but you can bet I will be lining up to read it!

Meghan Quinn’s talent never ceases to amaze me. Having read and loved the first book in this series, Stroked, I expected to again laugh so much that my stomach muscles hurt. Mission accomplished. However, what I did not expect was just how tragic Bodi’s story would be and that I would shed so many tears. Honestly, I cannot even comprehend how Quinn managed to balance the hilarity that is Ruby with the gravity that is Bodi, make me laugh and cry hysterically for both, and love every page of it even more than I loved Stroked. Yet she did.

The prologue of Stroked Long broke my freaking heart, and while I knew that the event was going to have a major impact on the man Bodi grew up to be, I was unprepared for just how severely it hindered his ability to live and experience life to the fullest, despite the fact that he was a medaled Olympic swimmer. Yet no one other than his sister and her girlfriend really knew just how tightly wound Bodi was because despite his issues, he has developed a professional facade that allows him to interact with others when absolutely necessary and keep them at a distance while doing so. That is, until Ruby is thrown into his life when his sister, Eva, ropes him into working with Ruby on the foundation established to honor their parents. Ruby is a force of nature whose tendency to engage in verbal diarrhea and attract glitter bombs pretty much guarantees that Bodi’s life will never be the same again. While she terrifies him because of the chaos she brings with her, Bodi gradually discovers that not all change is bad. And Ruby might be the best change of all if he can only take the plunge.

I loved watching Bodi come out of his shell as he spent more and more time with Ruby. I cannot even begin to express just how pleased I am that Quinn didn’t use Ruby’s love as a cure-all for Bodi’s issues. Heck, Ruby’s love wasn’t even a quick fix for Bodi; instead, it was more of an incentive for Bodi to take his therapy more seriously and work harder at overcoming the trauma he endured as a child. Ruby’s complete acceptance of Bodi’s rituals as being a part of who he was, her wanting to help him instead of trying to change him, and her colorful outlook on life combined to give Bodi a sense of tranquility where he expected to find chaos. Their personalities complemented one another beautifully, and while this meant the heartbreak was nearly soul crushing when it occurred, it also meant that when they found their way back to their intended paths, it was brilliant. I absolutely loved Stroked Long and it might very well be my favorite Meghan Quinn novel. I look forward to seeing if she can one-up herself with the next book in the series.

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Born in New York and raised in Southern California, Meghan has grown into a sassy, peanut butter eating, blonde haired swearing, animal hoarding lady. She is known to bust out and dance if “It’s Raining Men” starts beating through the air and heaven forbid you get a margarita in her, protect your legs because they may be humped.

Once she started commuting for an hour and twenty minutes every day to work for three years, she began to have conversations play in her head, real life, deep male voices and dainty lady coos kind of conversations. Perturbed and confused, she decided to either see a therapist about the hot and steamy voices running through her head or start writing them down. She decided to go with the cheaper option and started writing… enter her first novel, Caught Looking.

Now you can find the spicy, most definitely on the border of lunacy, kind of crazy lady residing in Colorado with the love of her life and her five, furry four legged children, hiking a trail or hiding behind shelves at grocery stores, wondering what kind of lube the nervous stranger will bring home to his wife. Oh and she loves a good boob squeeze!

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Stainless by Erica Chilson Blog Tour Stop Two

Foster brothers, Kaden Marx and Brennan Kennedy, are at a precipice for change. While Kaden has made a career out of higher education as a way to drag his feet from reentering the real world, Bren has been in the thick of it.

Join Kaden as he learns a valuable lesson – how having four degrees isn’t a measure of your true worth, nor is it a gauge for your maturity. Hyper-focused on the six-year age difference he has with Wynn, Kaden is blinded to the fact that Wynn is now a mature man ready for a stable future by his side.

Will Kaden and Wynn mature together, or will Kaden continue to stunt both himself and their relationship?

Over the past four years, Bren has held down a steady job, tried his hardest to please a wife who never wanted him, and raise their child in a cohesive manner. Unable to stay on this destructive path, Bren is making choices to ensure the happiness of his wife and child, not realizing he’s been placing the one person he truly wants in the friend-zone – Jackson.

The happy smile is a façade, for beneath it is a dark secret that has the ability to tear all of Rusty Knob’s major families to shreds. The terrifying past collides with the present, taking Brennan’s future down a dark spiral, where the truth is finally revealed and deep betrayals are felt.

Kaden Marx and Brennan Kennedy move back to Rusty Knob, attracting change in their wake… but whether it’s for the greater good remains to be seen.

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This is the third in the series, and I believe that you need to read them all in order to understand the dynamics of the relationships between the individuals and the families of Rusty Knob.

Ms. Chilson has a vivid imagination and an engaging wit – these combine to create fascinating stories about the complexity of modern life, and the many forms that love may take. I have never read one which has not totally captured my interest. Here we have two men who are both reassessing their futures – one has been dutiful, deeply unhappy, but honourable; the other reticent, reluctant to commit, and also honourable in his own way. As we watch their futures unfold, it has significant impact on many of those in Rusty Knob. Some details you will have seen in the blurb, the rest I think you should read for yourselves – but be assured that there is a lot of story here, and some giant leaps might just finally be taken!

As well as the romances, we get to see long time favourites, and a new couple who I hope we see more of, as they exude sensuality.

Stainless is the third in the Rusty Knob series. I recommend reading the series in order as the author intended. Gaining backstory on these characters is essential in understanding how each book builds on the last.

Stainless takes us deeper into the lives of Brennan and Jackson and Kaden and Wynn. The residents of Rusty Knob have grown up and are trying to make sense of their adult lives. Kade and Wynn have been playing the game for years. Kaden can't wrap his mind around Wynn growing up. He still sees him as a child. Can Wynn make Kade see he's a grown man and he's finally on the same level as Kaden? Or will Kaden's issues within his head finally push Wynn away?

Brennan grew up pretty quickly when his best friend/girlfriend Jesse got pregnant while they were still teenagers. Jesse has become his wife and he would do anything for his daughter, Honor, but living in a loveless marriage is taking its toll. Bren is bisexual and has never stopped having feelings for Jackson. While Jack knew this, he also knew they could only be friends while Bren was still married. Bren is trying to do what's best for everyone, but what about what's best for him?

I loved this installment in the series. I have very few books that stay with me after I shut off my Kindle. I found myself thinking about these characters long after I've stopped reading. I needed to know more. I had to know how it was going to play out. I was completely invested. The Rusty Knob series, especially Stainless, is so full of emotions. Ms. Chilson draws you in within the first page and doesn't let you go until long after you're done. I can't wait to see what's next for the residents of this town!

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Erica Chilson does not write in the 3rd person, wanting her readers to be her characters. Therefore, writing a bio about herself, is uncomfortable in the extreme.

Born, raised, and here to stay, the Wicked Writer is a stump-jumper, a ridge-runner. Hailing from North Central Pennsylvania, directly on the New York State border; she loves the changes in seasons, the humid air, all the mountainous forest, and the gloomy atmosphere.

Introverted, but not socially awkward, Erica prides herself on thinking first and filtering her speech. There are days she doesn’t speak at all. If it wasn’t for the fact that she lives with her parents, giving her a sense of reality, she would be a hermit, where the delivery man finds her months after expiration.

Reading was an escape, a way to leave a not-so pleasant reality behind. Reading lent Erica the courage she gathered from the characters between the pages to long for a different life. Writing was an instrument of change, evolving Erica into the woman she is today- a better, more mature, more at peace thinker.

Erica has a wicked mind, one she pours out into her creations. Her filter doesn’t allow all of it to erupt, much to her relief. Sarcastic, with a very dark, perverse sense of humor, Erica puts a bit of herself into every character she writes.

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Now That It's You by Tawna Fenske

Talented chef Meg Delaney hasn’t spoken to her cheating ex-fiancé, Matt Midland, for two years. Ditching him at the altar after blurting out “I can’t” instead of “I do” would sour any relationship. But now, just as Meg is finally ready to bury the hatchet, she learns closure is permanently off the menu. And the kicker? Matt’s brother, Kyle, is back in her life, stirring up feelings that are equal parts guilt and lust.

Meg was the best thing that never happened to Kyle. He couldn’t make a move on his brother’s girlfriend—even if Matt didn’t value her nearly enough. The situation is even more complicated now that Meg’s bestselling aphrodisiac cookbook has spawned a legal battle with the Midlands. Maybe he should stay away. But love, like family, plays by its own rules. And the one woman he shouldn’t want might be the only one who’s perfect for him.

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I enjoyed this book. The author's writing style flowed freely and easily for me, which is one point I always like to mention. The plot in this one was a bit different and I found that to be nicely entertaining.

Meg hasn't had an easy past few years. Breaking it off with her deceitful ex (I would have too!) really derailed her life. She has spent the last few years putting things back together. She decides to visit her ex for some closure only to find that he has died!

The last person Kyle expected to see at the hospital after his brother's death is Meg. The instant chemistry and attraction come flooding right back to him and he is nearly stifled by the guilt.

As the family gets together over the next few weeks, the two find themselves around each other more and more. Their attraction isn't going anywhere, but even with Matt out of the picture, is it even possible to act upon it?

Overall, I really liked this one. It had a nice mix of emotion, romance, and humor that kept me entertained throughout. I would recommend it to romance fans.

Tawna Fenske is a romantic-comedy author who writes humorous fiction, risqué romance, and heartwarming love stories with quirky twists. Her offbeat brand of romance has been praised by Booklist as “a tame Carl Hiaasen on Cupid juice,” and her debut novel, Making Waves, was a nominee for RT Book Reviews’ contemporary romance of the year. She is a fourth-generation Oregonian who can peel a banana with her toes and loses an average of twenty pairs of eyeglasses per year. She lives in Bend, Oregon, with her husband, her stepkids, and a menagerie of ill-behaved pets.

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Prickly Business by Piper Vaughn & Kenzie Cade Audiobook Review

Some people might call Avery Babineaux a prick. He’s a hedgehog shifter from an old-money Louisiana family with a penchant for expensive shoes and a reputation for being a judgmental snob. His attitude is why he and his fated mate are estranged. Not that Avery cares. He doesn’t want to be mated to some blue-collar werewolf anyway. Or so he keeps telling himself.

No werewolf likes to be looked down upon, least of all Dylan Green. He doesn’t need a mate, especially not some snotty hedgehog who sneers at his custom motorcycle shop and calls him a grease monkey. But when Avery gets into trouble with a shady loan shark, Dylan can’t stand by and let him be hurt—whether he wants the brat or not.

Yet once Dylan steps into Avery’s world, he realizes there’s more to Avery than his prickly exterior, and that unexpected vulnerability calls to Dylan’s protective instincts. The sassy little hedgehog needs a keeper, and despite their horrible first impressions, Dylan starts to believe he might be the wolf for the job.

Length: 11 hrs, 10 mins
Narrator: Iggy Toma

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It’s an awful thing to say, but I’m not sure that I would have read Prickly Business because I really couldn’t wrap my head around the concept of a hedgehog shifter. It just doesn’t scream sexy. However, when the audiobook review opportunity came up for the second book in this series, I had to have it and was lucky enough to get a copy of Prickly Business as well. Why did I have to have it? Because I adore Iggy Toma’s narration. Toma does such a wonderful job of creating voices for each of the characters and bringing them to life, that I had to give this series a try. And now that I’ve finished listening to book one, I am so glad I did because Vaughn and Cade have penned a fascinating character in Avery Babineaux and I’m already on pins and needles to start Prickly by Nature.

Avery is exactly what you would expect a genteel southern gentleman to be like, if he were an obviously gay man and a twink (at least that was my impression of him). He seems to possess delicate sensibilities that are easily affronted and he’s quick to spear the offender with a haughty look – and it’s largely an act to hide his insecurities. Don’t get me wrong, Avery comes from old southern money and can be quite condescending and judgmental, but over the course of the book he grows up, a lot, becoming someone I started rooting for without reservation. When he finds himself in a position where he’s forced to work for a living, Avery adjusts to it quicker than I expected. It’s not immediate and not without a good bit of grumbling on his part, but with his best friend, Jaden, providing guidance and emotional support, Avery begins to find his place in the local wolf pack. Oh yeah, Avery is a hedgehog shifter whose fated mate, Dylan, is a wolf shifter (who wants nothing to do with Avery), and his best friend Jaden is the alpha’s son. Circumstances bring Dylan and Avery into one another’s company, and as they take the time to actually get to know one another, they each find that their mate is nothing like the first impressions made a few years ago suggested. So as Avery begins to find his place in the pack and his way in the world, he also finds that there’s more to his mate than he expected and hope for a future together is hard to quash. But Avery’s job with the pack soon has him on a crash course with danger and Dylan may be the only thing that stands between him and a fate worse than death.

I realize that I have babbled effusively about Avery, and that’s not meant to be an indication that I didn’t enjoy Dylan’s character at all – because I did. It’s more that Prickly Business is Avery’s story and it removed the hesitations I had about a romance featuring a hedgehog shifter. That said, Dylan played a big role in Avery learning to stand on his own two feet and expect more out of himself. Now I’m not one who believes that a person’s worth depends upon their partner. However, when it comes to shifter romances, I cannot imagine anything more devastating and to be a bigger hit to one’s self-esteem than being rejected by your fated mate. Even though gaining Dylan’s love is not a measure of the man Avery is, it went a long way in healing a wound that affected his self-worth. And vice versa because Avery rejected Dylan as well. Thankfully Dylan has some great friends who yanked his Avery-blinders off and forced him to see what was right in front of him, because the prickly hedgehog and the grumpy werewolf make for a perfect pairing. I thoroughly enjoyed Prickly Business, both the story and the narration, and know that it will be on my replay list.

Piper Vaughn

Romance author, tea drinker, book junkie, tattoo enthusiast, typewriter collector, flirt. Lover of hedgehogs, piercings, tattoos, and hockey.

Piper Vaughn wrote her first love story at eleven and never looked back. Since then, she’s known that writing in some form was exactly what she wanted to do. A reader at the core, Piper loves nothing more than getting lost in a great book—fantasy, young adult, romance, she loves them all (and has a two-thousand-book library to prove it!). She grew up in Chicago, in an ethnically diverse neighborhood, and loves to put faces and characters of every ethnicity in her stories, so her fictional worlds are as colorful as the real one. Above all, she believes that everyone needs a little true love in their life…even if it’s only in a book.

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Kenzie Cade

Author, reader, klutz extraordinaire. Kenzie Cade was born and raised in the South where she spends her days in the sometimes stressful field of private medicine observing interesting people and committing them to memory for later use. When she isn’t reading, experimenting with recipes, or being distracted by social media, Kenzie spends time with her family, friends, and the Pomeranian/long-haired Chihuahua mix who likes to keep her company while she writes. As a young girl, Kenzie dreamed of princesses and their white knights. As an adult (or sort of adult), she dreams of princes and their proverbial white knights, which she attributes to fellow Arkansan S.E. Hinton and her novel The Outsiders. Writing to keep the fictional voices at bay, Kenzie enjoys the journeys her characters travel to find their happy endings, and she loves the challenge of writing a great love story.

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My Roommate's a Jock? Well, Crap! by Wade Kelly

It’s easy to become cynical when life never goes your way.

Cole Reid has been a social recluse since he was fifteen, when he was outed by his high school baseball team. Since then, his obsessive-compulsive behavior and sarcastic nature have driven away most of the population, and everyone else hates him because he’s gay. As he sees it, he’s bound to repulse any prospective friends, let alone boyfriends, so why bother?

By the time Cole enters college, he’s become an anal-retentive loner — but it’s not a problem until his roommate graduates and the housing department assigns Ellis Montgomery to move in with Cole. Ellis is messy, gorgeous, straight, and worst of all, a jock!

During a school year filled with frat buddies, camping expeditions, and meddling parents, Cole and Ellis develop a friendship that turns Cole’s glass-half-empty outlook on its head. There must be more to Ellis than a fun-loving jock — and maybe Cole’s reawakening libido has rekindled his hope for more than camaraderie.

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After reviewing the third book in the series, Back Off! That's my Jock, I decided I better start from the beginning.

Wade Kelly's writing style is humor-based, sometimes coming off as bit over-the-top or juvenile 'boy.' But more often than not, it's more witty or geeky in nature. I'm a serious person, and I find the levity to be a nice change of pace. At the same time, there were quite a few heart-squeezing moments that exhibited a wealth of depth that was a good counterbalance to the humor.

Without an athletic bone in my body, I empathized with Cole in a heartbeat. Neurotic by nature and by reaction to past and current events, Cole held himself apart from everyone. He didn't come from a family of huggers, where self-soothing was how you got through the tough times. This translated into everything, because Cole couldn't let go and just be taken care of, and he couldn't imagine anyone wishing to be around him.

After Jonathon, Cole's roommate, graduated, Cole was in need of finding someone else to share his space... in barrels half a soccer team, escorting the new roommate. Ellis was sweet, yet a jock, everything that terrified poor Cole after his past.

Insert angst here. What follows on the subsequent pages is angst – angst about everything, with heavy doses of humor, some lusty action, followed by romance, and some heart-squeezing moments.

Without giving details away, my favorite parts of the story were the kissing. Sap, I am not, but I found these moments to be lovely, even if I wanted to bop Ellis on the back of the head for half the book.

My only issues with the story were the times I felt I was missing something when it came to backstory. I don't know if this connected to another series at one time, or if it was simply info dumpage to fill in the blanks. Ellis's background, the story with his sister and her girlfriend, and other parts, it all felt as if a reader was being caught up on past events they were already privy to, but I had never experienced. So I just went with the flow, trying to digest the information, and hoping I remembered what was necessary.

The switch between moments in the past and the present, also from the main narrator to the few others who had a voice randomly, didn't flow smoothly for me – often times leaving me confused until I reasoned out what time frame I was reading and who was voicing it. Not to be picky, but the Exclamation point and Erica had a falling out during the course of My Roommate's a Jock? Well, Crap!

None of it was a big deal for me, but I felt I better place it in my review for those of you who might not enjoy it.

Recommended to fans of college-age MM romance, especially those who need light and humorous to escape life's little miseries. I look forward to continuing on in this series.

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Wade Kelly lives and writes in conservative, small-town America on the east coast where it’s not easy to live free and open in one's beliefs. Wade writes passionately about controversial issues and strives to make a difference by making people think. Wade does not have a background in writing or philosophy, but still draws from personal experience to ponder contentious subjects on paper. There is a lot of pain in the world and people need hope. When not writing, she is thinking about writing, and more than likely scribbling ideas on sticky notes in the car while playing “taxi driver” for her three children. She likes snakes, can’t spell, and has a tendency to make people cry.

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