HOLIDAY BOOK REVIEW BLITZ: AMY REVIEWS REGRET ME NOT


HAPPY HOLIDAYS FRIENDS! MY GIRL AMY IS REVIEWING REGRET ME NOT BY AMY LANE FOR OUR HOLIDAY BOOK REVIEW BLITZ, AND I LOVE HER REVIEW, CHECK IT OUT BELOW AND GRAB THIS BOOK IF YOU DON'T HAVE IT! 



THIS QUOTE IS PERFECT FOR THIS STORY, LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT AMY'S REVIEW: 

Regret Me Not
by: Amy Lane
reviewed by: Amy Casey


Pierce Atwater used to think he was a knight in shining armor, but then his life fell to crap. Now he has no job, no wife, no life—and is so full of self-pity he can’t even be decent to the one family member he’s still speaking to. He heads for Florida, where he’s got a month to pull his head out of his ass before he ruins his little sister’s Christmas.
Harold Justice Lombard the Fifth is at his own crossroads—he can keep being Hal, massage therapist in training, flamboyant and irrepressible to the bones, or he can let his parents rule his life. Hal takes one look at Pierce and decides they’re fellow unicorns out to make the world a better place. Pierce can’t reject Hal’s overtures of friendship, in spite of his misgivings about being too old and too pissed off to make a good friend.
As they experience everything from existential Looney Tunes to eternal trips to Target, Pierce becomes more dependent on Hal’s optimism to get him through the day. When Hal starts getting him through the nights too, Pierce must look inside for the knight he used to be—before Christmas becomes a doomsday deadline of heartbreak instead of a celebration of love.


This book was really a fantastic read!!  It was quirky, a little emotional, fun, deep and just the perfect combination of everything.   I love how her characters were strikingly different yet went together wonderfully.   

Pierce is 32 years old, has just been in a major car accident and needs to keep up with his physical therapy.  Spending a month at his best friends condo is what he needs, peace and quiet.  

Hal is a 23 year old who is staying in his parents condo, alone for the holidays.  This guy has a lot of spirit and a need to help people but he also has a lot of hurt in his heart from how his parents treat him. 

When they run into each other, Pierce is a grumpy bear and Hal is all about helping him get back to feeling better.   Through physical therapy work outs, movies, TV, shopping and slowly falling in love, these two try to resolve their hurts, move forward and start an unlikely relationship that might very well end in the forever kind of love. 

 



I give this book 5 Looney Tunes, especially that silly Wabbit (read the book!). I thoroughly enjoyed these guys and their back and forth, well worth your time!  



AMY IS SO RIGHT. THIS BOOK IS AWESOME, AND I LOVE HER RATING :p! GRAB THIS BOOK ABOVE AND YOU WILL LOVE IT AS WELL! SEE YOU NEXT REVIEW AND THANKS SO MUCH FOR A GREAT REVIEW AMY! 


 

EXCLUSIVE COVER REVEAL AND BOOK INFO FOR MAKING MERRY BY ALEXA LAND!!


HELLO FRIENDS, BOY DO I HAVE AN EXCITING POST FOR YOU TODAY! BELOW IS THE EXCLUSIVE COVER REVEAL FOR MAKING MERRY: A HOLIDAY COLLECTION BY ALEXA LAND, WHICH RELEASES IN EARLY DECEMBER! 

LET'S HEAR FROM ALEXA ON HOW THIS HOLIDAY COLLECTION CAME ABOUT, AS WELL AS A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE BOOK, FOLLOWED BY THE AMAZING COVER! 


Making Merry: A Holiday Collection by Alexa Land

This collection of five short stories bridges Alexa Land’s best-selling Firsts and Forever Series and her new Castaways Series. They take place over a five-day period on and around Christmas, and everything doesn’t go smoothly in the quest for the perfect holiday. But our couples get by with a little help from friends and family, and there’s a lot of love and laughter along the way.

This 50K novella includes five interconnected stories, narrated by some of your favorite characters: Dare (Skye’s husband from Skye Blue), Christian (from Against the Wall), Zan (from Belonging), Cassidy (Elijah’s love interest from Kindred Spirits), and Gianni (also from Belonging). Many more familiar characters also appear in these uplifting holiday stories.

A note from Alexa:

The story that starts off this anthology is based on an idea submitted by one of my readers, Dena Palmer. Thank you Dena for a great suggestion! It set the tone and gave me a direction for the entire collection! I’ll be sending you a thank you gift in the mail. I also want to thank the dozens of readers in my Firsts and Forever Facebook group who submitted story ideas. Your enthusiasm and creativity blew me away! Happy holidays, everyone!



THIS COVER IS AMAZING, AND THE FACT THAT IT IS ZAN IS THE VERY YUMMY ICING ON THE CAKE! I CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS HOLIDAY COLLECTION! ALEXA IS OFFERING A $10.00 AMAZON GIFT CARD IN A COMMENT TO WIN GIVEAWAY, SO COMMENT BELOW AND SHE WILL DRAW A WINNER TUESDAY. 

THANKS FOR JOINING ME FOR THIS COVER REVEAL, SEE YOU BACK HERE FOR THE REVIEW! 





BROKEN HALOS RELEASE BLITZ AND REVIEW: REVIEWED BY GRACE!

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HEY FRIENDS, I HAVE MY GIRL GRACE HERE TO REVIEW BROKEN HALOS QUEEN CITY ROGUES 1 BY AIMEE NICOLE WALKER, FOR THE RELEASE BLITZ! BELOW IS HER REVIEW, TEASERS, AN EXCERPT AND MORE INCLUDING A GIVEAWAY! LET'S GET TO IT! 

BROKEN HALOS
Queen City Rogues, Book 1
AIMEE NICOLE WALKER
M/M ROMANCE
RELEASE DATE: 11.07.18
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PHOTOGRAPHER: Wander Aguiar
COVER ARTIST: Jay Aheer/Simply Defined Art
MODEL: Bijan
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Oliver Knight’s past is shrouded by sorrow and tragedy, but instead of hiding from it, Ollie owns his truth and uses his experiences to uplift others. As an out and proud pastor, he provides a safe place for LGBTQ Christians to gather and worship, and as a recovering addict, he counsels those pursuing sobriety. Ollie’s life is fulfilling but also a little lonely. He may not have a hard time meeting men, but he does have a hard time getting them to stick around once they discover his vocation.
Archie White is a former drag queen who hung up his stilettos to start an HIV transition home in the memory of someone he held near and dear to his heart. All work and no play has made Archie a very dull man, but he thinks his luck is about to change when a friend introduces him to a dark-eyed stranger. That is until he learns the man is a pastor. Archie detests anything to do with religion, and for very good reasons.
Archie’s gut tells him to run, and Ollie’s heart tells him to pursue. What can a pastor and a sometimes-queen possibly have in common? A desire to find unconditional love with someone who truly sees them. What happens next is the poignant, sweet, and sexy journey for two resilient hearts. Ollie and Archie’s halos might be battered and a little tarnished, but they’re definitely not broken.
Broken Halos is a charming story with heart, heat, and humor. Warning: these characters and their quirky sidekicks may take up permanent residence in your heart, so proceed with caution. Each book in the Queen City Rogues series can be read as part of the series or as a standalone novel. This book contains sexually explicit material and colorful language intended for adults 18 and older.


GRACE'S REVIEW: 




I'm always excited to see a new book from this author and Broken Halos is no exception.  I've been anxiously waiting for Archie and Ollie's story, not just to see them hopefully get their HEA, but to see how Aimee tackles meshing these two men with extremely different and difficult pasts. 

Pastor Ollie is a religious man whose belief and faith carries over into everything he does.  Coming from an all to familiar background of being homeless due to the failure of his family to love unconditionally, and falling into theft and prostitution to help others in the same boat survive, he now spends everyday working to help others, the way his hero, Pastor Givens, did for him so many years ago.  He's made a life for himself, working for his congregation, leading his NA group and helping others deal with the loss of family due to bigotry and hate.  Honestly, I really wish I could attend church with him, listen to Ollie's sermons and talk with Millie, maybe have a yummy grilled cheese with tomato soup.

For Archie, his work running Ryan's Place for HIV positive men and emceeing Drag Night for his friends keeps him busy but he always keeps people at a distance.  His past has taught him that people and religion aren't to be trusted.  I'm pretty sure no one is more surprised than he is when he can't get rid of his emotional attachment to Ollie Knight. 

This book has a wonderful relationship arc as both men work together to overcome their fear and trust issues to be together.  They also have to work hard to deal with old boyfriends, art thieves, overly helpful Mammas and protective friends.   I think my favorite moments are those when Archie and Ollie are cuddled together in the chair, kissing and talking.  Their conversations are some of my favorites from all of Aimee's characters because they are so real.  I enjoyed seeing familiar friends from the Blissville series and I am totally looking forward to seeing who from the Broken Halos will be the next to get their HEA.  While there are some very smexy times in this book.  If you like sassy queens, loving but possessive sweethearts and overly dramatic and intrusive but loving Mammas, you HAVE to read this book!





Rating:5 Lavender Lace Rating


I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS REVIEW! GRACE IS RIGHT YOU HAVE TO READ THIS BOOK, AND THE RATING IS AMAZING! YOU NEED TO FIND OUT THE REASON FOR THAT TOO! BELOW IS THE AMAZON LINK SO GRAB THIS ONE WITH A ONE CLICK OR ON KU! 


BELOW ARE SOME AMAZING TEASERS FOLLOWED BY AN EXCERPT! ENJOY GUYS: 


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EXCERPT
It wasn’t my first time walking into a bowling alley, but it was the first time I showed up on a league night. I don’t know what I was expecting, but it certainly wasn’t what I found when I strolled through the alley looking for Ollie’s team. There was trash talking going on between the lanes, and each team wore customized shirts with their team name embroidered on the back with a logo and their first names stitched on the front. The color and style of shirts varied from bold and brash to ugly and boring.

Ollie’s team was easy to spot due to Andy’s enormous height. Their shirts were a silky black button-up with the name Broken Halos embroidered on the back in gold with a crooked halo hanging over the “o”in halo. I had no doubt Ollie came up with the team name and design. I had to admit it was adorable, but not more adorable than the pastor who filled it out so nicely. The silk shirt draped over his shoulders and caressed his pecs. The hem of it ended above the curve of his denim-covered ass. I should’ve turned around and left as soon as my mouth started watering, except Ollie turned just then and spotted me. The smile spreading across his face was equal parts welcoming and wolfish and too fucking hard to resist.

“Don’t get the wrong idea, Golden Boy,”I said in greeting. “I’m just here to offer Milo cuddles when he makes a fool of himself.”

The remark got a snort out of Ollie, an eye roll from Andy, and knee-slapping laughs out of the Frat Boys, as Milo called them. Milo himself just looked at me with disappointment for a few seconds before he crooked his finger for me to follow him. He only went far enough to get us out of earshot which wasn’t hard to do since there was more noise inside this bowling alley than the last Pride parade I attended in NYC.

“What are you doing here?”Milo asked firmly. “Don’t give me any bullshit about supporting me and my pitiful bowling because I’m most likely the best bowler in this building.”

“Milo, come now,”I said, smiling sweetly at him. “I love your confidence, but there are times it’s misplaced.”

“I guess you’ll watch and see won’t you,”he said cheekily. “Don’t fuck Ollie over, Archie. He’s missed you like fucking crazy this past month, but he’d eventually get over his attraction to you.”


YOU WANNA READ THIS ONE NOW RIGHT? WELL GRAB IT ABOVE! CHECK OUT AIMEE'S AUTHOR BIO AND LINKS BEFORE YOU DIVE INTO THE BOOK THOUGH :p


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I am a wife and mother to three kids, three dogs, and a cat. When I’m not dreaming up stories, I like to lose myself in a good book, cook or bake. I'm a girly tomboy
who paints her fingernails while watching sports and yelling at the referees.
I will always choose the book over the movie. I believe in happily-ever-after. Love inspires everything that I do. Music keeps me sane.

THANKS FOR JOINING ME FOR THIS RELEASE BLITZ, AND THANKS TO GRACE FOR ANOTHER AMAZING REVIEW, AND TO AIMEE FOR ANOTHER AMAZING BOOK! SEE YOU GUYS NEXT TIME, BE SURE TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY BEFORE YOU GO FRIENDS!

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WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND RELEASE BLITZ (HOLIDAY BOOK BLITZ DAY 2)


HEY GUYS, IT IS DAY 2 OF OUR HOLIDAY BOOK REVIEW BLITZ AND I HAVE MY REVIEW AND RELEASE BLITZ OF WALKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND BY CLAIRE CASTLE! BELOW IS MY REVIEW AND MUCH MORE INCLUDING A GIVEAWAY! 


Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK - Exclusive to Amazon and Available to Borrow in Kindle Unlimited

Length: 34,000 words approx.

Cover Design: Claire Castle

Blurb

Colton Dawson is miserable this holiday season. Those he’d loved the most are no longer in his life. With one disappointment after another, how can he possibly get into the Christmas spirit? Maybe a change of scenery—a new place to put down roots—is just what he needs for a second chance to find some happiness.


Winterbourne Vale is only too happy to help his much-loved aunt and uncle run their café in Canada while on his short December break—even if it means leaving his home in the United Kingdom. After a defeated-looking Colton walks into the café, Winter is determined to lift his spirits.


Can Colton and Winter’s Christmas happiness continue long after the gifts are unwrapped and the decorations are stowed away?


Walking in a Winter Wonderland is holiday treat filled with special ornaments and glistening snow, hot tea and cold-weather kisses, along with some sexy shenanigans and plenty of holiday cheer. 


HERE IS MY REVIEW: 


OH MAN I LOVE THIS QUOTE IS PERFECT FOR COLT! 

I love this book, and it was such a sweet little story of finding love in the least expected places! I was rooting for sweet Colt since chapter 1! The story of Colt and Winter is a winner all the way! 

This story is sweet and oh so spicy and filled with corny puns and groan worthy jokes, and I love that! You will be chuckling under your breath just like I did! 

I won't give much away, but I will say that the chemistry between Colt and Winter is amazing, so amazing that Winter just may find a reason to want to relocate! 

Read this book, you will not be sorry! 

                                                     the 5 Peppermint Massage Oil rating! 

OH YES FRIENDS, I HAD A REALLY GOOD REASON FOR THIS RATING! GRAB THE BOOK FROM THE LINKS ABOVE AND FIND OUT WHAT IT IS! HERE IS A BIO FOR CLAIRE CASTLE! 


Claire Castle grew up surrounded by books. She has loved reading for her whole life. Her true love is romance and HEAs. When she’s not reading or writing, she can be found wearing comfortable leggings, drinking mocha and petting her west highland terrier. She loves collecting awesome mugs and paperbacks of her favorite stories.


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HEART 2 HEART ANTHOLOGY REVIEW!


HELLO FRIENDS! I AM SO HAPPY TO BRING YOU MY REVIEWS OF A FEW OF THE AMAZING BOOKS IN THE HEART 2 HEART VOLUME 2 CHARITY ANTHOLOGY! THIS ANTHOLOGY IS FOR A GREAT CAUSE AND YOU CAN ONLY GET IT ON AMAZON OR KU UNTIL FEB.! LOOK BELOW FOR BOOK INFO AND MY REVIEWS! 






**LIMITED TIME ONLY! Get it while you can.**

Once upon a time, a bunch of M/M authors wondered… What if the Heart2Heart dating app put on a charity raffle in cities around the globe, and random guys in each location were paired up for an adventure? The dates could go terribly wrong…or spectacularly right.

Seventeen of your favorite gay romance authors have joined forces once again, bringing you back to the Heart2Heart world for more love and laughter just in time for the holidays. This collection of fun, sexy, and hot short stories features all-new characters once again chosen from your reader suggestions! From Boston to Los Angeles to Melbourne, Australia and cities in between, these lucky raffle winners will learn love has a way of appearing when you least expect it.

Once again, all proceeds from this collection will go to the authors’ favorite LGBTQ charities, to ensure that love in all its incarnations will be celebrated and protected every single day of the year!

This anthology will only be available until early February, 2019. Grab it before it vanishes!



AMAZON LINK

MY REVIEWS: 

OAKLAND: ALEXA LAND: 

If you are a fan of Alexa's Firsts and Forever Series then you will squeal with joy at who appears in this book! This story is about Rick (Patrick) who is a dancer who has been burned badly. Rick agrees ( with some urging) to attend the Heart 2 Heart dating app event and he even signs up for a date, (not that he really wants one :P) 

Rick learns a lot on his date, and what he learns about Ryan doesn't deter him, not at all. Will Rick learn to put the past behind him? Will Ryan accept that Rick just may want him just as he is? 

You have got to read this story, just like all of Alexa's  books, it is amazing! 


                                                      the 5 Trivia God rating :D

SCOTLAND: KM NEUHOLD:

Tucker is a workaholic who needs a vacation, and if that vacation happens to be to Scotland with a super hot blind date from the Heart 2 Heart Charity Auction, then even better! Tucker needs to get out and experience life, and find out just what it is he wants to be doing, well besides yummy Maverick! 

Maverick takes life as it comes, no navigation, no problem! He is just what Tucker needs, now these two just have to realize that they just could be the perfect pair! 

Join these two for fun in Scotland and a date that doesn't have to end! 



                                                the 5 Google Maps Rating! 


LOS ANGELES: A.E. WASP: 

Kurtis is with his friends at a Halloween Fundraiser thrown by Heart 2 Heart, and Toto (well Rocco) is even there! Kurtis finds Zane and they find themselves hot and heavy for each other. 

This book is really special because Kurt is a pediatric nurse and he has one patient who has no one, when he finds himself opening up to Zane about the boy, he can't help but dream about what the future may hold, but could dreams have a way of becoming reality? 

This book is both hot and sweet and you will love every second of it! 


                                                   the 5 Fireman Pole rating! 


THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE AMAZING STORIES IN THIS ANTHOLOGY, GRAB IT ABOVE AND ENJOY THEM ALL, REMEMBER YOU ONLY HAVE A FEW MONTHS! 




HOLIDAY BOOK REVIEW BLITZ DAY 1: GOTH OF CHRISTMAS PAST!



IT'S DAY 1 OF OUR HOLIDAY BOOK REVIEW BLITZ AND I HAVE MY REVIEW OF GOTH OF CHRISTMAS PAST BY DEBBIE McGOWAN! THIS IS A SWEET SWEET STORY AND I CAN'T WAIT TO SHARE IT WITH YOU! LET'S TAKE A LOOK: 



I LOVE THIS QUOTE FOR KRISSY AND JAY! HERE IS MY REVIEW: 

Goth Of Christmas Past 
Hiding Behind The Couch Series
by: Debbie McGowan
reviewed by: Becky

Black hair and band hoodies had a lot to answer for.

Eleven years ago, when Gothboy mooched into their business studies class for the very first time, Krissi had taken one look at him and thought, What a freak. He's so cool!

Now in their mid-twenties, Krissi Johansson and Jay Meyer are successful businesspeople and still best friends. But while one is moving forward with their life, the other is sliding ever backwards...revisiting the past and wallowing in regret.

Between career commitments, unresolved family matters and friends springing unwelcome surprises, Krissi and Jay have more than enough drama to contend with, and not all of their own making.

On top of all that, it's Christmas. Yay.






There are very few series that I treasure as much as I do the Hiding Behind The Couch Series by Debbie McGowan! I was so excited to read Goth of Christmas Past, and I was not disappointed! 

Jay and Krissi have been friends since school and they are each dealing with the pains of growing up, but at least they have each other. This book tells their story through the past and the present, and that is really hard for an author to do, but Debbie does it with ease! 

Jay and Krissi have decisions to make and things thrown in their paths that they struggle with, but with each other they will prevail! I love this sweet friendship and I was so excited to catch up with some of my faves from the Hiding Behind The Couch series! 

If you haven't read this series, you can still enjoy Goth Of  Christmas past and I strongly urge you to do so! 


                                                    the 5 Swing Set Rating :P

I HAD TO DO THIS RATING ( I COULD HAVE DONE ICE CREAM TOO :p) BELOW IS THE BEATEN TRACK LINK (YOU CAN FIND ALL OF THE LINKS YOU NEED THERE) 

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NOW HERE IS THE TRAILER FOR GOTH OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CHECK IT OUT! 






THANKS FOR JOINING ME FOR DAY ONE OF OUR HOLIDAY BOOK REVIEW BLITZ, SEE YOU SOON FOR DAY 2! 



FUN FAN FRIDAY WEEK 2: LANE HAYES!


HEY GUYS, WELCOME TO WEEK 2 OF FUN FAN FRIDAY! I AM FEATURING LANE HAYES TODAY AND I HAVE GOT LINKS TO REVIEWS, BIO AND LINKS AND MUCH MORE INCLUDING A SNEAK PEEK AND AN AWESOME COMMENT TO WIN GIVEAWAY, LET'S GET TO IT! 



I LOVE THIS AUTHOR, AND THE BROAD RANGE OF HER WRITING IS AMAZING! SHE CAN GIVE YOU HARD AND GRITTY AND EMOTIONAL AND POWERFUL WITHOUT BLINKING AN EYE, THAT IS JUST ONE OF THE MANY THINGS I ADMIRE ABOUT HER! GET TO KNOW LANE HAYES BELOW: 


HERE IS AN AUTHOR BIO AND SOCIAL LINKS:
Lane Hayes is finally doing what she loves best. Writing! An avid reader from an early age, Lane has always been drawn to romance novels. She truly believes there is nothing more inspiring than a well-told love story with beautifully written characters. Lane discovered the M/M genre a fews ago and was instantly hooked. Her debut novel, Better Than Good, was a 2013 Rainbow Awards finalist. She loves travel, chocolate, and wine (in no particular order). Lane lives in Southern California with her amazing husband and their very old dog in an almost empty nest.

Where to find the author:

Facebook Author Page: LaneHayesauthor
Twitter: LaneHayes3  https://twitter.com/LaneHayes3

BELOW IS THE LINK TO ALL THE LANE HAYES POSTS ON MY BLOG, AND THEY ARE NOT ALL FROM ME: TAKE A LOOK: 
NOW LET'S LOOK AT LANE'S FIRST TWO BOOKS OF THE SERIES OUT IN COLLEGE, JUST CLICK THE BOOK COVER TO GO TO THE LINK! 


CHECK THOSE OUT IF YOU HAVEN'T FRIENDS, THEY ARE ON KU! NOW FOR A SNEAK PEEK AT BOOK 3: 


I placed my order then moved to the side counter to wait for our drinks... and respond to the email before I had to deal with a completely different kind of distraction. I snuck a peek at Rory and froze. His eyes were locked on me, like he was sizing me up and trying to figure me out. There was nothing overly personal or unprofessional in the look. Just curiosity. He smiled when he caught my gaze and suddenly, nothing seemed more important than being in the moment.
I stuffed my phone in my pocket, picked up our drinks and made my way back to the table.
“Here you go,” I said, handing the latte to Rory.
“Thanks. Let’s get this party started. Did you bring your last test?”
I unzipped my backpack, wincing as I slid the paper to him. “It was ugly.”
He widened his eyes and let out a low whistle. “Damn. Do you at least get points for writing your name at the top?”
“Ha. Ha.” I dropped my bag on the floor and sat down before adding, “I wish. I could use the extra credit.”
“Hmm. Let’s see your book.”
I dug my textbook out and set it on the table then settled back in my chair to study him while he assessed the enormity of the challenge he’d taken on. His brow creased as he flipped through pages then glanced at the questions on my last quiz. I shifted in my seat hoping to clandestinely ease the pressure of my dick against my zipper. Call me crazy but the promise of being treated to nerd-speak from a badass former wrestler was the stuff of dreams. I sipped my iced coffee as I admired the intricate ink work on his arms and the script along his wrist. I leaned forward slightly to get a better glimpse, but it looked like it was written in another language.
“Do you speak Spanish?” I asked.
Rory did a double take then inclined his head. “A little. Do you?”
“No.”
“All righty then,” he replied with a half laugh before glancing down at the book again.
“Do you still wrestle? I mean, competitively?” 
Rory pushed the book to the middle of the table and grabbed his latte. He fixed me with a roguish stare and took a sip. Then he set the cup aside and leaned forward. “I thought we already did the ‘get to know you’ thing the other day. Do you really care if I wrestle anymore or are you stalling ’cause you think I’m gonna berate you for getting a crappy score on your test?”
I puffed up my cheek like a blowfish and nodded. “Yes.”
Rory chuckled. “Okay, let’s chat. I’m not here to make you feel bad about what you don’t understand. I’m here to help. In normal everyday shit, I’m not known for my patience, but when I’m teaching, it’s different. I’m fucking Ghandi here, you know? I want you to learn. So don’t think I’m judging you. I’m not. I’m on your team. I’m not gonna spank you for getting a bad grade.”
I licked my bottom lip and before I could stop myself, said, “That’s strangely disappointing.”
Rory opened his mouth and closed it theatrically. “You’re flirtin’ with me, Christian.”
“No! No, of course not. I—”
I shook my head effusively and sucked on my straw until I gave myself an iced coffee brain freeze. I hoped when the feeling passed, I’d come up with the perfect one-liner to turn my awkward faux pas into a joke. I pushed my cup aside and gulped. Nope. I had nothing.
“You’re not what you seem, are you?”
“Sure, I am. I’m a typical dumb jock. I can tell you anything you want to know about football, but don’t ask me about Pythagoras’ Theory,” I said, elevating my dork status to tragic levels in a single blow.
Rory’s eyes crinkled at the corners as he hooted with laughter. “Pythagoras’ Theory? So what you’re really saying is that you’re a kinky ass geometry geek who happens to know how to throw a football. Good to know.”
I crossed my arms and waited out a new round of merriment. “Are you finished?”
His shit-eating grin lit his eyes and made him look impossibly handsome in the boyish meets badass way that turned me inside out. This had disaster written all over it. If I couldn’t get through fifteen minutes without making a fool of myself, I was in big trouble.



Books by Lane Hayes:


AS IF THE SNEAK PEEK WASN'T EXCITING ENOUGH, LANE IS GIVING AWAY AN EBOOK OR SIGNED PAPERBACK OF EITHER OF THE FIRST TWO BOOKS IN THE OUT IN COLLEGE SERIES! HOW HUGE IS THAT! ALL YOU HAVE TO DO TO WIN IS COMMENT BELOW (IF BLOGGER IS BEING SPECIAL AND WON'T LET YOU COMMENT LET ME KNOW AND I WILL GET YOUR NAME IN) THE WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN TUESDAY, GOOD LUCK GUYS!

THANKS FOR JOINING ME FOR FUN FAN FRIDAY WEEK 2 GUYS, SEE YOU NEXT WEEK WITH ANOTHER AMAZING AUTHOR!