Monday, April 21, 2014

Double #REVIEWs: Meghan Quinn's Double Coverage #Sports #Romance Series

NEW RELEASE!
Double Coverage (Love and Sports #2) by Meghan Quinn

Unfortunate inconvenience, that is the way Piper describes her encounter with Mason Dashel. From the minute the alpha male interrupts her morning after hangover on the airplane, she can’t stand to be near the egotistical maniac with a booming voice and annoying sex appeal. But to her misfortune she finds herself not only having to spend time with him at their best friends’ wedding but she also can’t seem to shake the infuriating man in her everyday life.

Psychotic Una-bomber with the constant mensies is the way Mason describes his flying companion, Piper Shores. After a horrific break up with his now ex, Brooke, he finds himself being engulfed by the temperamental red head that just so happens to be the maid of honor to one of his best friends, Lexi. Even though she grates on his every nerve, he can’t help but want a piece of her.

The two are like oil and water, a science experiment ready to explode any second but they can’t help but be drawn to each other. The only problem is… there are other people they are involved with who not only prevent Mason and Piper from being together, but interrupt any chance they have at making a relationship work.

Double Coverage REVIEW
I was so ready to read Double Coverage after finishing Fair Catch. The Epilogue in book one leaves readers hanging and desperate for Mason and Brooke's story. Until that moment, readers think they have such a nice and stable relationship. So I'm grateful I didn't have to wait... bragging... I had the ARC to read immediately!

Double Coverage kicks up the angst -right, as if I even thought that was possible- and follows some of the characters that readers met in the first book while adding on new characters. Quinn's writing explodes in this book. It's more robust and colorful, and while I wanted to scream at times, I found myself immersed in the story far more than in book one.

Looking forward to the possibility of more from Quinn and her athletes!

RATING
4 Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
This book was given to us by the author. Many thanks.


Fair Catch (Love and Sports #1) by Meghan Quinn
Training, playing ball and studying is Lexi’s life and it never seems to bother her until her friend, Parker Hill, points out to her that sweat pants on a Friday night while watching sappy romance movies isn’t really living up her last year in college. Lexi didn’t see the need to party since she didn’t know what the hell she was doing with her life after college but her friends wouldn’t take no for an answer. Little did she know going to the first party of the season was going to flip her world upside down.

Jake Taylor, starting quarterback for Cal U and campus heart throb spent his entire college career, partying, getting drunk and winning football games but it is all finally catching up to him. He is ready to throw in the towel of his partying days when he decides to have one more last fling. That is when he runs into the one person that could turn his life inside out.

Lexi wants nothing to do with Jake and his partying ways but after one bet gone wrong , she finds herself on a date with the annoyingly obnoxious, egotistical heart throb. Even though she wants nothing to do with him, she finds herself gravitating toward him and giving into his charm. They fall hard and fast for each other as they find love, comfort and a home. They live in their own littler world where nothing matters besides the love they share for each other.

But love isn’t enough for Lexi when she is trying to find her way after college. She slowly sinks into Jake’s shadow and finds herself clawing out of the Jake sized hole she buried herself in so she can find who she is, who she wants to be and what her future holds for her.

Fair Catch is a true love story that goes through the trials and tribulations of Jake and Lexi’s insecurities, jealousies, short comings and strong personalities. Love is one hell of a strong bond but sometimes, it’s not strong enough. Follow Jake and Lexi as they try to hold on to the love they share while they try to find themselves and find out what life is after graduation.

Fair Catch REVIEW
Fair warning... this is one crazy roller coaster of a story. And like any good roller coaster, it ends with satisfaction. There's more angst than can be bottled and there's also side stories with two other couples. Readers will like the characters, despite finding some of their behavior annoying. Hey, they are only college students so they're supposed to make mistakes. The author definitely hit the mark on that.

There was some repetition that could've nicely been cut by a more aggressive editor BUT if you skim some of those sections, you'll enjoy the story of Jake and Lexi because they are both athletes, both successful and both trying to find someone to call family. It's a beautiful story of young love.

RATING
3 Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
This book was given to us by the author. Many thanks.


About The Author
When I was in high school I occasionally read books but was consumed by other teenage things so I didn’t take the time to appreciate a good book on a cloudy day, wrapped up in a blanket on the couch, besides “The Notebook” I made time to read the heartbreaking novel.

It wasn’t until I received a Kindle for Christmas one year that my world completely flipped upside down. When looking for books, I came across the Contemporary Romance genre and was sold and I haven’t turned back since.

You can either find my head buried in my Kindle, listening to inspiring heart ripping music or typing away on the computer twisting and turning the lives of my characters while driving my readers crazy with anticipation.

​I am currently residing in beautiful Colorado Springs where the sun is always shining and there is a trail waiting to be hiked on every corner. I share a lovely and warm home with the love of my life and my five, four-legged children.

Connect with Meghan
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