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  • Fallen Fourth Down by Tijan

    Fallen Fourth Down by Tijan

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 52 ratings
    My mother tried to destroy me. She doesn’t exist to me anymore and my father, the one who raised me and the biological one, are both works in progress. The only two people that I can trust are Mason and Logan, and they’re the two people who I could lose. It won’t happen. I won’t let it. No matter the truth, no matter who loves me, I won’t let anything or anyone come between us. They’re my world...
  • Hate Me by Jillian Dodd

    Hate Me by Jillian Dodd

    Rated: 4.45 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    From USA Today bestselling author Jillian Dodd comes the sixth book in the addictive Keatyn Chronicles series. Discover a breathless fairy-tale romance with swoon-worthy characters, suspense, and a glittering celebrity world...
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  • Jaden by Tijan

    Jaden by Tijan

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Being framed for murder sucks. Being framed for the murder of your old friend-turned-enemy-turned-maybe-friend-again sucks even worse. The old Sheldon would’ve raised hell, but no, I’ve been nice. I’ve been quiet. I’ve not said a word while the headlines rip me to shreds, but now? All bets are off. I’m going to find out who did this to me and I’m going to make them pay...
  • Hooked by Love by Toni Aleo

    Hooked by Love by Toni Aleo

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    Things are out of control for the Sinclair boys! With two already in the NHL, Jace Sinclair is ready to follow in his brothers’ HUGE skates in the last Bellevue Bullies novel… Jace Sinclair here, and I’m amazing. There is no other way to describe me. I am the leading scorer for the Bellevue Bullies, I’m the captain, and people love me: my family, my teammates, my coach, and the NHL...
  • #Bae by Cambria Hebert

    #Bae by Cambria Hebert

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    This fall... Happily-ever-after. That’s what happens when you get married. Right? Turns out sparkly rings, cake and a fantastic wedding do not automatically grant you that, not even when it’s all you truly want. I’m even starting to doubt the bottomless, unconditional love I share with the man I married will be enough...
  • Eyes Turned Skyward by Rebecca Yarros

    Eyes Turned Skyward by Rebecca Yarros

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 25 ratings
    Since her sister's death, twenty-year-old Paisley Donovan, who shares her sister’s heart condition, is treated like delicate glass by her parents. But nothing will stop her from completing her Bucket List—even if it kills her. And it almost does, until Jagger Bateman pulls her from the ocean and breathes more than air into her lungs—he sets her soul on fire...
  • Clipped by Love by Toni Aleo

    Clipped by Love by Toni Aleo

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Things are heating up for the Sinclair boys! With one already in the NHL, Jayden Sinclair is hoping to be next! This has been the toughest year of my life. I watched my brother go into the draft without me, my mom got divorced, and the weight of my family’s issues is heavy on my shoulders...
  • #Holiday: A Hashtag Series Short Story by Cambria Hebert

    #Holiday: A Hashtag Series Short Story by Cambria Hebert

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Givers gonna give… Twas the night of game day, And all through the town, Lacey glittering snowflakes fluttered around. They clung to the roads, concealing everything with white. It was a beautiful #holiday sight. The paparazzi were out without any care, In hopes to catch Romeo and Rimmel, rumored to be there. When out on the road there arose such a clatter...
  • Forever Us by Sandi Lynn

    Forever Us by Sandi Lynn

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 31 ratings
    The story of Connor and Ellery Black continues in the last installment of the Forever Black Trilogy, Forever Us. You took Connor and Ellery’s journey of love, courage, and strength as Ellery’s illness threatened their future in Forever Black...
  • Clash by Nicole Williams

    Clash by Nicole Williams

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 44 ratings
    Their Romeo-and-Juliet-level passion is the only thing Jude and Lucy agree on. That, and fighting all the time . . . Also not helping? Lucy's raging jealousy of the cheerleader who's wormed her way into Jude's life. While trying to hang on to her quintessential bad boy and also training to be the top ballet dancer in her class, Lucy knows something's going to give . . . soon...
  • Made to Love You by Megan Smith, Elaine York

    Made to Love You by Megan Smith, Elaine York

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Jaylinn McCormick had finally found the man who makes her life complete. After putting the most terrifying night of her life behind her, she’s moving on. Suddenly, unexpected life altering events have Jaylinn spiraling in an unknown direction. Will she be able to survive? Cooper Cahill finally found a balance in his life...
  • Going Long by Ginger Scott

    Going Long by Ginger Scott

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    They fell in love in high school and found their way back to one another despite the odds. But can first loves really be forever? For Reed Johnson, the dream was always football. But then Nolan Lennox took over his heart...
  • Let Me Love You by Megan Smith

    Let Me Love You by Megan Smith

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Will their lives take them in different directions? Jaylinn McCormick is determined to forget that one terrifying night which left her feeling broken and tainted. There is one person who can make her whole again… but he is hell bent on keeping her at arm’s length. She has loved him her entire life but can she wait for him to step up to the plate? Cooper Cahill has loved Jaylinn for years...
  • Fully Automatic by Jade C. Jamison

    Fully Automatic by Jade C. Jamison

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    You might think you know Brad’s story, but think again. There’s so much more to his story than what Valerie knew. See Brad before Valerie came into his life and, when he was playing back burner to Ethan, see what Brad was up to when no one else in the band was looking...
  • Bring Me Home by Cassia Leo

    Bring Me Home by Cassia Leo

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    "Sometimes letting someone go is the ultimate act of love." Claire Nixon is a college student with a past full of secrets and heartbreak. She was saved once by her first love, and rock star, Chris Knight. But when she encouraged Chris to leave town to pursue his dreams, both Claire and Chris didn’t realize it would be the biggest mistake of their lives...
  • Dare to Dream by S.B. Alexander

    Dare to Dream by S.B. Alexander

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    He'll do anything to protect his love, even if it means trading his life for hers... Bad boy Kade Maxwell knows the pain of loss. His sister's death tore his family apart. His life seemed destined down a nightmarish path until he met Lacey Robinson, a light that cuts though his darkness. Despite her own tragedy, her beauty, determination, and dedication makes him believe he can dream again...
  • Drops of Rain by Kathryn Andrews

    Drops of Rain by Kathryn Andrews

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Ali Rain Sometimes I think to myself, “How did I get here?” Then the pain hits and I remember…it’s because she’s gone. I now live in a new town, go to a new school, and I’m supposed to be moving on with my new life. Only, I no longer know who I am anymore. Dancing is all I have left and every day I feel completely alone. Silence has become the theme song to my life...
  • Fighter by Tijan

    Fighter by Tijan

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    All of Dale's brothers help with their bounty hunting business, all except her. Wanting out of that life, she left for college, but on her first morning back home for the holidays, she’s back to chasing after a bail jumper. When she realizes the jumper is her ex-boyfriend, Jax, Dale gets dragged into helping him evade her brothers so he can win an underground fighting competition...
  • Buried Castles by Monica Alexander

    Buried Castles by Monica Alexander

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Emily Cole thought she was going to have the best summer of her life when she met Zack Easton, the dark, mysterious, gorgeous, guitar playing guy who captured her heart at first glance. He encouraged her to take risks and act without thinking, but more than that, he taught her what it was like to fall head-over-heels in love with someone...
  • Ella and Micha: Infinitely and Always by Jessica Sorensen

    Ella and Micha: Infinitely and Always by Jessica Sorensen

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    A Secret Series Novella After five years of marriage, Ella couldn’t be happier. Her job is great. Her marriage is amazing. But when she receives some surprising news, her world is turned upside down. Micha loves being a musician, but being on the road, and away from Ella, is difficult...
  • Bittersweet Always by Ella Fields

    Bittersweet Always by Ella Fields

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    From bestselling author Ella Fields comes an all new standalone. An emotional new adult romance that proves love is worth fighting your demons for. Toby Hawthorne was an enigma. One I didn't factor into my college plans. I wasn't looking for love. I wasn't not looking for it either. And in that state of in-between, he found me. Unaware of the battle he fought everyday, I fell fast...
  • Torn by Kim Karr

    Torn by Kim Karr

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 30 ratings
    Rock star River Wilde brought Dahlia London back from the brink of hopelessness with his unwavering love and devotion. But their entangled history is about to test the strength of their relationship… Dahlia was certain she had found true love and met her 'Once in a Lifetime’ when she reconnected with River...
  • Dare to Kiss by S.B. Alexander

    Dare to Kiss by S.B. Alexander

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Besides her family, Lacey Robinson’s only other love is baseball. She’s on top of the world when Arizona State University approaches her to discuss a scholarship. To play for a college boys’ team is beyond what she has ever dreamed. Her fastball is impeccable, her slider equally as good, and her curveball annihilates anyone who dares to step in the batter’s box...
  • Forever Consumed by Skyla Madi

    Forever Consumed by Skyla Madi

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    This is it. My revenge. I can taste it on my tongue, it's sweet and it's addictive. I've worked way too hard to settle for second best and I will come out on top. ------ Seth Marc is back and training harder than ever before to redeem his loss to Don Russell. Tensions are high but stakes are higher as MMAC founder, Matt Somers, forces Seth and Don to train under the same roof...
  • More with You by Kaylee Ryan

    More with You by Kaylee Ryan

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Hailey MacCoy has had a crush on Aiden since the day she met him. Over time that crush has intensified. Hailey feels she has to keep her feelings hidden due to his friendship with her brother. She struggles with the fact that Aiden only sees her as his best friends little sister. Aiden Emerson is lusting after his best friends little sister...
  • Brave by Natalie Gayle

    Brave by Natalie Gayle

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Brave A moment in time, that’s all it took. Beauty, pain and tragedy. Xander “Pretty Boy” Todd was a demon in the ring. A professional MMA fighter with a career that had the world a buzz—but now it’s gone. Or is it? Eden Sommers had her dreams of an international modelling career within her grasp—and lost it. Gone within a few seconds, leaving nothing but pain...
  • The Vincent Brothers by Abbi Glines

    The Vincent Brothers by Abbi Glines

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 49 ratings
    Getting a boy to fall head-over-heels in love with you isn’t easy. Especially when he’s been in love with your cousin for as long as you can remember. Lana has lived her life in her cousin’s shadow. Ashton always made perfect grades, had tons of friends, and looks model-perfect. And she’s always had Sawyer Vincent—the only boy Lana’s ever wanted—wrapped around her finger...
  • The Falling of Love by Marisa Oldham

    The Falling of Love by Marisa Oldham

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    You will never forget your first date, your first kiss, or your first love. You will also never forget how it felt when it was torn apart. Seventeen-year old Grace Hathaway does not give much thought to falling in love, until the day that Ian Taylor, rebel and misfit walks into her math class. From their first conversation, Grace is mesmerized by Ian's charisma and rock star façade...
  • Save Me by Natasha Preston

    Save Me by Natasha Preston

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Tegan Pennells used to care about everything: family, friends, boys, school, and music. But then her dad died and that stopped. She doesn’t care about her relationship with her mum and sister. She doesn’t care that she’s pushed away most of her friends. She doesn’t care that she lost her virginity to her friend’s brother in the backseat of his car...
  • Dating Trouble by Anna Katmore

    Dating Trouble by Anna Katmore

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Trouble has never looked so hot… Sue wants Ethan, and Chris wants Sue. Drawn to Ethan and intrigued by Chris, Susan Miller finds herself caught between identical twin brothers at her school. When both of them start wooing her at the same time, she only has to take her pick. Right? Wrong! Ethan is reluctant to kiss her, and Chris wants her for the completely wrong reasons...
  • The Winning Side by CM Doporto

    The Winning Side by CM Doporto

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Lexi’s determined to keep her word and stand by Raven’s side because her love for him is too strong to deny. As Raven learns to deal with the issues that are destined to destroy him and their relationship, their love is taken to a new level. As doors are closed and new ones are opened, Lexi and Raven find themselves in a heavenly bliss, but not without the challenges from Raven’s past...
  • Pieces of You by Cassia Leo

    Pieces of You by Cassia Leo

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    "Sometimes letting someone go is the ultimate act of love." In Relentless, college student Claire Nixon and surfer Adam Parker each had a painful past too heavy to carry alone. Claire tried to push Adam away, but Adam's relentless pursuit of her heart and her secrets made her walls come crumbling down. But now Claire's attending college a hundred miles away from Adam...
  • Fighter by Tijans Books

    Fighter by Tijans Books

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    All of Dale's brothers help with their bounty hunting business, all except her. Wanting out of that life, she left for college, but on her first morning back home for the holidays, she’s back to chasing after a bail jumper. When she realizes the jumper is her ex-boyfriend, Jax, Dale gets dragged into helping him evade her brothers so he can win an underground fighting competition...
  • All Played Out by Cora Carmack

    All Played Out by Cora Carmack

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 5 of 5
    Explicit and plentiful [?] · 24 ratings
    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…. With just a few weeks until she graduates, Antonella DeLuca’s beginning to worry that maybe she hasn’t had the full college experience. (Okay... Scratch that. She knows she hasn't had the full college experience)...
  • Pep Talks by Ali Dean

    Pep Talks by Ali Dean

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    (This is the fourth book in the Pepper Jones series, which should be read in order. The first three books in the series may be purchased as a box set for a discounted price, under the title “The Pepper Jones Collection.”) Pepper’s freshman year at college is a harder transition than she anticipated...
  • The Lyon Trilogy by Jordan Silver

    The Lyon Trilogy by Jordan Silver

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    This bundle includes the following novels: Lyon's Crew: Colton Lyon is the tattooed, pierced (with an Apadravya) leader of a bike crew. His wealthy background and bad boy good looks makes him every young girl's fantasy but Lyon has sworn off women...
  • All Broke Down by Cora Carmack

    All Broke Down by Cora Carmack

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 22 ratings
    In this second book in "New York Times" and "USA Today" bestselling author Cora Carmack s New Adult, Texas-set Rusk University series, which began with "All Lined Up," a young woman discovers that you can t only fight for what you believe in sometimes you have to fight for what you love. Dylan fights for lost causes. Probably because she used to be one...
  • Off the Record by Sawyer Bennett

    Off the Record by Sawyer Bennett

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Ever Montgomery suffered the ultimate betrayal by the one man who she should have been able to count on for anything. It has left her hurt, jaded and incapable of forming relationships, but it also means that she can spot a liar a mile away...
  • Waiting on the Sidelines by Ginger Scott

    Waiting on the Sidelines by Ginger Scott

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    Nolan Lennox had things figured out. Named after a baseball legend, she enjoyed being the Tomboy, her closet filled with her brother’s hand-me-downs, cut-off jeans and soccer shorts...
  • The Game by HJ Bellus

    The Game by HJ Bellus

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    **Mature Content Warning** Recommended for ages 17+ due to language and sexual content. Born to shine. Groomed to dominate. Levi Wilks is destined only to be a champion… Number one on the field, in the record books, and in every fans’ heart. This star QB is perfection from head to toe. Only his looks rival his talent on the field...
  • The Shortstop by A.M. Madden

    The Shortstop by A.M. Madden

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    “Quint and Annie sitting in a tree…K.I.S.S.I.N.G.” Quint Lawson and Annie Weber heard that childhood song over and over and it never bothered them. Even though Quint was only five, Annie wasn’t just his neighbor. She would become his best friend and the love of his life. Annie wasn’t interested in dolls, or girly things when growing up...
  • Serenading Heartbreak by Ella Fields

    Serenading Heartbreak by Ella Fields

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    From bestselling author Ella Fields comes a new standalone love triangle romance. My first love was my brother’s best friend. A lead singer in their band. A picture of rugged perfection. And a drunk soul mate who couldn’t commit. My second love was an arrogant baseball player. A player in every sense of the word. A smooth-talking, reliable best friend...
  • The Morning After by Adriane Leigh

    The Morning After by Adriane Leigh

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    From Adriane Leigh comes a passionately evocative story about wanting what's forbidden and giving in to desire so sharp and sweet it threatens to consume... Georgia Montgomery lives in an ever-present state of denial. It's the only coping mechanism she's found to overcome the horror that colors her past. Until one pleasure-seeking playboy turns her world on its axis...
  • Skater Boy by Mary Catherine Gebhard

    Skater Boy by Mary Catherine Gebhard

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Rebels. Misfits. Bad boys who rule the streets. Everyone’s welcome at the worst kept secret in town, just as long as you don’t mind getting your reputation—and your heart—a little dirty. Welcome to Patchwork House…Patchwork House is a boy’s club—a mean boy’s club. They made an exception for Tweetie once, and they’re going to make another, because she’s coming home...
  • Dray by Tess Oliver

    Dray by Tess Oliver

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    When Cassie, the woman he loves, leaves him for a job in New York, Dray Warner finds his life falling apart. With nothing else to lose he takes up his friend, Barrett Mason’s, offer to head down to Mexico for some surfing and good times. But Dray’s conscience, hot temper and extreme fighting skills hurl him into a world of danger . . . a danger that could cost him his life...
  • The Same Side by C.M. Doporto

    The Same Side by C.M. Doporto

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    The engagement's off and with Collin behind her, Lexi has decided that the temptations of Raven Davenport are too strong to be ignored. It doesn't take long for Lexi and Raven to find themselves wrapped in each other's affection, but not without the challenges that life poses...
  • Embracing Trouble by Dee Bridle

    Embracing Trouble by Dee Bridle

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    Discontented with her mundane existence and a father who is no longer interested in being one, Ava wants a taste of the wild life. She meets Zac, a tattooed bad boy who lives with no rules, nameless sex, drugs and dark secrets. Everything about him is trouble and she suddenly wants more. Zac has to stay away from the innocent beauty knowing she deserves better than someone like him...
  • Rebound by Jordan Silver

    Rebound by Jordan Silver

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Matthew Steele is over it already. His last year of high school behind him and college looming ahead, the young heartthrob should be enjoying his last summer of freedom. Instead he's nursing a broken heart from the deception of the girl he thought he knew, until she started a campaign of destruction against his younger brother Josh and his new love...
  • Broken Fairytales by Monica Alexander

    Broken Fairytales by Monica Alexander

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Emily Cole thought her life was just about as close to a fairytale as it could get. She was on track to graduate from college with honors, had a job lined up in her field, and was about to get engaged to the perfect guy. Then one day she woke up and something just felt . . . off...
  • Living with Regret by Lisa De Jong

    Living with Regret by Lisa De Jong

    Rated: 4.08 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    I had my whole life mapped out. Perfect guy. Perfect friends. Everything was exactly the way I wanted it. That was until that night--the one I can’t remember. It’s all my fault, and now the memories are all I have left of him. Of us. My guilt drowns me until Sam Shea steps back into my life and helps me to the surface...
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