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  • Fallen Crest Forever by Tijan

    Fallen Crest Forever by Tijan

    Rated: 4.59 of 5 stars
    · 34 ratings
    Mason Kade is the dream.He is the promise.He's offering what so many would fantasize about, and it's not that I don't want it/him/us.It's the opposite.There might be ghosts haunting me, but this man who's my soulmate is asking me for forever...
  • 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...
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  • Fallen Crest University by Tijan

    Fallen Crest University by Tijan

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 38 ratings
    Fallen Crest is back with a vengeance! Samantha, Mason, and Logan are all together and united with one common enemy: Sebastian Park, the king of fraternity douchebags. With professional football scouts eyeing his every move, Mason Kade has to walk the line for the first time in his life. Any move he makes against Sebastian has to be perfect and under the radar...
  • Coast by Jay McLean

    Coast by Jay McLean

    Rated: 4.46 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    One life-changing summer. One boy. The boy. The boy who offered me safe touches and heart-stopping smiles - smiles he shared with his son. We filled our days with porch-step kisses, filled our ears with laughter, filled our hearts with love. Deep, soul-aching, desperate love. But love is misleading. It's an invisible, fleeting moment...
  • #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...
  • Sometimes It Lasts by Abbi Glines

    Sometimes It Lasts by Abbi Glines

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 43 ratings
    Cage York has to choose between a love of the game and a love of the girl in this sultry Sea Breeze novel from New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines. After waiting for his big break, bad boy Cage York is finally called up to prove his worth in the college baseball arena...
  • #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...
  • 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...
  • More Than Him by Jay McLean

    More Than Him by Jay McLean

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 36 ratings
    "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us." - Marianne Williamson. We live in a world of darkness and shadows, where monsters hide and aim to ruin. And they did. They ruined us and turned our dreams into nightmares. But now we're back. And we're fighting...
  • 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...
  • Burn by Allie Juliette Mousseau, Nicole Hewitt

    Burn by Allie Juliette Mousseau, Nicole Hewitt

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Burn - Brothers of Ink and Steel Liam Knight, a sexy panty-melting, hard-bodied streetfighter and renowned tattoo artist, is rising up the ranks of the UFC Middleweight Division, but he’s about to get knocked out by his past...
  • 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...
  • The Game Changer: The Final Score by L.M. Trio

    The Game Changer: The Final Score by L.M. Trio

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    The Game Changer: The Final Score is told from 4 different perspectives: Luke, Mikey, JJ & Deanna... (Teaser #1 & Teaser #2 have been moved to my blog page) The story continues with Luke being released from prison, forced to face many challenges that developed due to his careless decisions. His greatest challenge is facing Jesse, the girl he refuses to let go...
  • Nash by Jay Crownover

    Nash by Jay Crownover

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 45 ratings
    Will their past determine their future? Saint Ford has worked hard to achieve her childhood dream of becoming of nurse. Focused on her work and devoted to her patients, there’s no room for love. She doesn’t need a guy making waves in her calm, serene life—especially when he’s the unforgettable hottie who nearly destroyed her in high school...
  • Running Home to You by Suzanne Sweeney

    Running Home to You by Suzanne Sweeney

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    Librarian's Note: this is an alternate cover edition for ASIN B00IFR0XP2 Juliette Fletcher thought she had it all – a strikingly handsome man who adores her, a new business venture with her best friends by her side, and a dream house right on the beach. But appearances can be deceiving and everything comes at a cost...
  • 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...
  • My Favorite Mistake by Chelsea M. Cameron

    My Favorite Mistake by Chelsea M. Cameron

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 42 ratings
    Two secrets. One bet. Who will break first? Taylor Caldwell can't decide if she wants to kiss her new college roommate or punch him. On the one hand, Hunter Zaccadelli is a handsome blue-eyed bundle of charm. On the other, he's a tattooed, guitar-playing bad boy. Maybe that's why Taylor's afraid of falling in love with him, or anyone else...
  • Levitate by Kaylee Ryan

    Levitate by Kaylee Ryan

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Trust. Five Letters. One Word. I'm the girl who doesn't let anyone in. My world was shattered and turned upside down in one night. Since then I've been trying to live, if that's what you call it, but fighting the anxiety of what happened and trusting others is hard. Each day is a struggle to reach for the unknown. Truth. Five Letters. One Word...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jocul Cu Focul by L.J. Shen

    Jocul Cu Focul by L.J. Shen

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 28 ratings
    A broken boy on the path to destruction.A scarred girl without direction.A love story carved in secrets, inked with pain and sealed with a lie.Grace Shaw and West St. Claire are arctic opposites.She is the strange girl from the food truck.He is the mysterious underground fighter who stormed into her sleepy Texan college town on his motorcycle one day, and has been wreaking havoc since...
  • Collide by Juliana Stone

    Collide by Juliana Stone

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    A second chance never looked so good… Bobbi-Jo Barker has been in love with the wrong man for years. A man who doesn't fit into the perfect, controlled life she's created. A man who not only broke her heart but nearly destroyed her. So the fact that he's back in town shouldn't matter because he's all wrong for her, or so she thinks..
  • Warmth in Ice by A. Meredith Walters

    Warmth in Ice by A. Meredith Walters

    Rated: 4.27 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Clay and Maggie have gone through the dark and come out on the other side. For the first time, they are on this journey together. Fighting for something they both need and can’t live without…each other. But a long distance relationship is hard. Particularly for two people who are still trying to build something solid on a shaky and troubled foundation...
  • 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...
  • Beautiful Burn by Jamie McGuire

    Beautiful Burn by Jamie McGuire

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 35 ratings
    Fresh out of college, Ellison Edson has fallen through the cracks of rock bottom. While staying in her family’s vacation home in Colorado, her behavior has finally gained the attention of her parents—but not in the way she hoped. Cut off from the millions she’s always taken for granted, and left alone to fend for herself, Ellie spirals further out of control, making a mistake she can’t take back...
  • The Dugout by Meghan Quinn

    The Dugout by Meghan Quinn

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 45 ratings
    Let me ask you a question: If someone is vying for your spot on a team and just so happens to injure you during practice, would you believe it was on purpose? Word around campus is . . . it was no accident. That injury has cost me everything; my starting position, my junior year—and the draft...
  • Playing With Her Heart by Lauren Blakely

    Playing With Her Heart by Lauren Blakely

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    From the NYT & USA Today Bestselling romance author, a sizzling and addictive story of a woman with a broken past and the man who can’t fight his attraction to her… Twenty-three year old rising theater star Jill McCormick has built a life out of pretending. Pretending she’s happy, pretending she’s not haunted by the dark secret that shattered her world six years ago...
  • Beautiful Broken Mess by Kimberly Lauren

    Beautiful Broken Mess by Kimberly Lauren

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    When life's always been a mess, can you still turn it into something beautiful? Jace Riley’s close connection with his identical twin brother, Jaxon, is put to the test when he tries to choose between keeping his promises and following his heart...
  • 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...
  • The Game Changer by L.M. Trio

    The Game Changer by L.M. Trio

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    It’s hard to believe that it only takes one split second in time to turn your world completely upside down. Everything that ever made you feel safe and secure; can be gone in an instant...” Jesse’s world is shattered in that instant…the rest of her life is mapped out by a split second change that she never dreamed could happen...
  • Finally, Forever by Katie Kacvinsky

    Finally, Forever by Katie Kacvinsky

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Author's Note: Can be read as book three of the First Comes Love series , or as a standalone . College baseball player, Gray Thomas, had to go far out into left field to find a girl like Dylan, the ex-love-of-his-life. More than a year later, literally at a crossroads, they find each other together on a journey that is a pause between a painful past and an uncertain future...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Forever Yours by Alla Kar

    Forever Yours by Alla Kar

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    A damaged fighter ... A hunted hustler ... A love neither expected or thought they deserved ... Layla and Taylor are finally where they want to be. But Taylor wonders if he can be the man Layla needs. If he can leave the fight behind and step up. If she deserves more than he can give...
  • 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...
  • Wilder by Rebecca Yarros

    Wilder by Rebecca Yarros

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 24 ratings
    He’s Paxton Wilder. Twenty-two-year-old, tattooed, smoking-hot leader of the Renegades. Five time X Games medalist. The world is his playground—especially this year—and for the next nine months I’m stuck as his tutor on the Study at Sea program. He’s too busy staging worldwide stunts for his documentary to get to class...
  • 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...
  • The Ever After of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen

    The Ever After of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 23 ratings
    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Temptation of Lila and Ethan comes a story of change, hope, and unbreakable vows. The day Ella has waited for is just around the corner. It's the day she'll marry Micha, the love of her life, the light that guided her out of the darkness...
  • The Romantic Pact (Kings of Football) by Meghan Quinn

    The Romantic Pact (Kings of Football) by Meghan Quinn

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    I haven't seen her in three years.I haven't talked to her since the kiss.So why am I on a plane, flying across the world to spend a week with her in Germany?One word: Pops.My life’s a mess.My possible football career is hanging on by a thread.I'm driving the roads of Germany in honor of Pops with the one girl I can never have...
  • 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 Space in Between by Brittainy C. Cherry

    The Space in Between by Brittainy C. Cherry

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    She’s scarred by her past. Andrea Evans is traumatized and guilt-ridden by the death of her fiancée. Tired of the gossiping small town, she travels to New York City to pursue her dream of dance. He’s uncertain of his future...
  • Second Chance by Katie Kacvinsky

    Second Chance by Katie Kacvinsky

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    alternate cover edition of ASIN: B0097UX04M Can two drastically different, imperfect people be perfect for each other? It’s been four months since Gray and Dylan have seen each other. Dylan’s been traveling in Europe, while Gray has college, baseball, and a life rooted in one place. Gray’s determined to forget Dylan, the girl he fell in love with in First Comes Love...
  • 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...
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