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Love Unexpected (Unexpected #1)

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There are times, when you least expect it, where fate hands you the one person you cannot live without.

Sedona Mackenzie had her life perfectly planned; down to the coffee that she drank, the curfew that she lived by, and formulas that she solved to release stress. She had everything figured out, in a neat, little timeline. Then, fate chose to intervene in the form of a cha
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Kindle Edition, 287 pages
Published January 19th 2013
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Anna
Feb 03, 2013 Anna rated it really liked it
This got me :
This is not your typical bad boy meets good girl love story. This is a story between two people who are great on their own. But, with each other, they are absolutely perfect

Loved this story !! I seriously crushed on both characters !! This story had me very content - steamy, funny, angst, alpha with the perfect smidge of beta, and intellectually stimulating ( my inner nerd was in HEAT. Full on medical terminology HEAT )

This read reminded me of RULE. Very rare when you crush on her
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Lisa Jayne
Feb 06, 2013 Lisa Jayne rated it liked it
Easy peasy, lemon squeezy!

Written to 'all things are sunshine and lollipops' perfection. Nothing too taxing for the brain, a fluffy good times read.

Male POV was most definitely not male, if you closed your eyes and dreamed of a male thinking romantically like a female then that's about this characters lot. However I did enjoy the POV duo, always a bonus for my reading experience.

Female lead is a quirky, gorgeous nerd with violet eyes (I'm never to sure of this description)! She has OCD, great le
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Kath S
2,5/5

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La autora está obsesionada con los fluídos corporales de una manera que ya no es sana sino excesiva XD. El libro es bastante típico y la escritura es súper-mega-simple... Y la vdd está bien para pasar el rato, pero no es nada especial.

Es muy cliché, pero al menos el protagonista NO es un idiota y la relación entre Zander y Sedona es bastante cute. Me gustó mucho que la autora mostrara un poco el lado "ocupado y difícil" de la universidad, porque en la mayoría de libros de NA los protas van
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Jennifer
So I guess I will just start by saying this was a pretty steamy love story. Not what I was expecting. When I read the blurb on this book I was expecting a YA cute love story, but what I got was a NA steamy love story. I thought the premise of the book was great but I think all of the sex scenes kind of over powered the actual story line. I thought Zander and Sedona were great together when they were actually trusting and communicating with each other.

If you are wondering about the cliffhanger sh
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Deniz
Jan 23, 2013 Deniz rated it it was ok
Shelves: meh
Caution this review does contain some minor spoilers!

This was interesting - though maybe not in the way the author intended.
I learned a lot about what kind of romance novels I don't like reading this.
Honestly hearing how hot Zander is was beyond boring. Half way through the book I felt like ok- he is hot, I got you don't have to mention it another ten gazillion times.
Same thing with Sedona- they hot- we got the message. And uber-hot super couple ... can we move on.
And the sex bleh! It just was
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Kristine
Jan 23, 2013 Kristine rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I loved it I really loved it. But the epilogue was so disturbing and that's why it makes me feel sad. Sigh will there be a 2nd book for kieran??!
Jenn
Jan 23, 2013 Jenn rated it liked it
Recommends it for: BR w/Jennifer
Looks can be deceiving. So it would appear to Sedona when she meets the schools most favorite football player, Zander. Sedona had bad luck once with a football player so now she's weary of those "types". Little does she know when she meets Zander that he's actually the nicest, most caring, thoughtful, non-"player" out there. However, he does have a jealous streak from one side of the US to the other. He also doesn't fit in to her no-nonsense college plans. After all, she is a double major with a ...more
Lily Rose
Jan 24, 2013 Lily Rose rated it it was amazing
More than what I expected.
As soon as I started reading this book I've understood that there was more to the story than how I was expecting.
We have a plot, characters to care for and steaminess.I love the interactions between Zander and Sedona, they are really in love and are a fantastic couple together. We see them date, come to know each other, fall in love and face some obstacles long the way.
Zander is an excellent Gamma hero in my opinion.
When I read Chrissy's story I was very sad but this ex
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Angelyn
Jan 21, 2013 Angelyn rated it it was amazing
Okay.. I should be happy after reading this.
WHY AM I NOT HAPPY!?!!?!!!!!! I feel like crying after reading the last paragraph, my heart is clenching and I just really feel like crying.
Trust me, this book has a HEA, but the last line of the last paragraph just left me speechless and I'm not sure what I should be feeling right now..
Now my mind keeps wondering "what if" , and this a really awesome book. I didn't even see that coming!! I might've thought about it in the beginning, but after a while,
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Sam
Feb 06, 2013 Sam rated it really liked it
Shelves: 1-favourites
I actually enjoyed this book, it is your basic love story but you do get sucked into the storyline!

It's your typical college story about a smart beautiful girl and a hot college football star who fall in love and face some obstacles along the way. Their relationship is full of up's and downs but they learn that even if everything doesn't go according to plan it will all work out in the end.

I like how the book is written in both of their POVs and the supporting characters are played well into the
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Alisa
Jan 23, 2013 Alisa rated it liked it
Recommended to Alisa by: JPR™
It was good. I enjoyed the story as I always do with N/A & college situations and all that. But the only problem I had were the smut scenes. I need more, LMAO. Why is he so experienced yet so fast? Just wondering...

And I don't need to know how hot he is 223498734 times throughout the book if you aren't going to explain in explicit detail, how hot he is in bed.

Forgot to mention: JPR was right about the epilogue. It was one hell of a doozy that I didn't see coming. At all. So I'm expecting ano
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Katrina Esguerra
Jan 22, 2013 Katrina Esguerra rated it it was amazing
Shelves:
Love this book!! To the highest level!! Love Zander and Sedona!! Hoping for a second book.. Fingers crossed.. :)
Beeg Panda
Feb 17, 2013 Beeg Panda rated it really liked it
****STILL TO BE REVIEWED: *****TAGS CONTAIN SPOILERS

NOTES TO SELF:
The hero totally reminds me of Edward in Nolebucgrl's Sideline Collision. (Collegeward) He's the famous alleged womanizing Golden Boy quarterback and shes an OCD high aiming college student who plans her life right down to the last fart.

Needs MAJOR MAJOR editing. But I love him. He is too gorgeous and perfect for words. And she means the world to him. The minute he meets her she becomes his focus in life and nothing else matters
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July
Oct 01, 2013 July rated it really liked it
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Rachmi
Mar 24, 2015 Rachmi rated it it was ok
I feel the writing is kinda odd. There is something off in it and it doesn’t flow smoothly. Both Sedona and Zander tend to speak/describe the same thing over and over. Yeah I get that they are both hot. They don’t need to tell me in every chapter or Sedona that constantly tells me that she needs 6.5 hours sleep every night. I’m sure once or twice is enough for me to understand it. They also use too many babe and/or baby as their term of endearment it makes me cringe every time they use it.

Since
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Karina
Apr 21, 2014 Karina rated it really liked it
3.5-4
Una historia bastante entretenida, me gusta que como lo menciona la sinopsis los personajes sean personas independientes e increíbles por su cuenta, que no necesitan de otro para ser feliz, tiene todo en la vida o eso parece hasta que se conocen, se enamoran y todo parece mejorar.
Me gusto Zander es tan lindo,protector y se preocupa tanto por Sedona.
Sedona es una persona muy controladora, tiene todo planeado y es muy estricta con sus reglas.Me desespero en algunos puntos de la historia porqu
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Joanne ❤
Jan 23, 2013 Joanne ❤ rated it liked it
This book was okay. There wasn't a lot of drama going on which was kind of nice. I really did love Zander and Sedona but..

I loved Keirran! So that ending was kind of sad and depressing. I hope there's a book for him :)
Valentina
Jan 23, 2013 Valentina rated it really liked it
I really liked it! It is a well written love story with no drama and cliffhanger, it' s just a story about falling in love and leave all the P's and D's behind. Hope Kiernan and the girls have their stories too :)
Sandra
Jul 25, 2015 Sandra rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2015, ja-ja-ja-no
Me esperaba otra cosa de Love Unexpected. No sé, la historia tenía potencial pero no sé. La escritura es super simple y los personajes no me ha llegado ninguno. A la hora de conocerse Sedona y Zander ya tienen celos de otras personas y no sólo al principio, vemos que Zander es celoso, mucho (por lo menos para mí). Creía que Sedona iba a poner más ímpetu en rechazar a Zander con todo eso de sus reglas de no tener novio y conseguir sus metas, pero no. Y no sé si soy yo, pero las cuentas no me cuad ...more
♥ Sarah
Feb 02, 2013 ♥ Sarah rated it really liked it
I loved this story! Sedona is really goal oriented, and she’s kind of perfectionist, when it comes to her academics. She’s graduating at the top of her class (Summa Cum Laude), and she’s minoring in Chemistry (impressive & repulsive at the same time- ha ha). Her days are meticulously planned and she has plans. She knows what she wants in the future, and she’s on her way to achieving her dreams. She also has a good head on her shoulders, a good group of friends (and one hot male BFF, Kieran). ...more
Heather andrews
Jan 20, 2013 Heather andrews rated it it was amazing
I loved Sedona and Zander's story, of course I love any romance story that doesn't have a cliffhanger. What made the book fabulous were the quirky lines between the characters especially between Zander and his buddies. "Yes, she is. And if you don't stop staring at her fine-ness, I'm going to clobber all of you side by side into the ground." I also love when Sedona explains why she does PDA it really made my heart mealt. "I'm proud to have you as my boyfriend Zander. I think that gives me the ri ...more
Melissa
Feb 01, 2013 Melissa rated it it was ok
This book was a puzzle to me. There were pieces I liked and pieces I hated. The dialogue was so stilted and formal. I could swear these college kids were 80 with the way they talked. It wasn't helped by the over-explaining of every little detail. I don't think we needed the same paragraph explaining why Zander & Sedona don't use condoms.

This leads to my biggest problem for a girl who is so OCD and plans everything she can't remember to take her medication? The next problem would be the Epil
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Julie
3.5 Stars!

I really did enjoy reading this book, it's nice to read about a couple that doesn't have any serious issues with relationships or are tormented by something terrible that happened in their past. Loved, loved, loved Zander, he's the PERFECT hot, jock boyfriend. The part I didn't like about this book was the ending. It felt rushed and was left incomplete and it gave me the impression that ther might be a second book (hopefully). Also, I found that this book needed a little more time with
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J *I did it all for the nookie.The book nookie*
This one was just okay for me. It was a sweet, quick semi-steamy read with little drama and angst. I guess my biggest complaint would be that i found the dialogue to be a bit cheesy at times. Several times I thought to myself "who says that?"

And the epilogue?!? What was up with that? I can see where there could be a second book. This book didn't end on a cliffhanger but left it kind of open where more of the story could be told. And based on the epilogue I imagine more drama and angst in the nex
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Kayleigh Davies
I hate to say this because I don't want to be rude when someone has taken the time to write a book but I just found this boring to be honest. I didn't feel any chemistry between Sedona and Zander and the most interesting thing about either of them were there unusual names, they were just dull dull dull, I can't even say I at least found them annoying because I honestly just couldn't care I was bored stif.


And the story was just dull too! Nothing happened at all and if there was the teensiest bit
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Book
Jun 18, 2013 Book rated it did not like it
Wow. This book was horrible! If I could give it 0 out of 5 stars I would. I read more than half of it and had to abandon it.

It actually became painful to read.

Sedona- sucked. Her character was so flat and annoying. Just horrible.

Zander- had a little potential but fell flat.

I have no idea how this got any good reviews.

Horrible. Just horrible. So bad that I actually feel embarrassed for the author.
Natalia Paez
Oct 03, 2015 Natalia Paez rated it really liked it
My rating for this book is 4.0 stars.


Me gusto esta historia, pues no tenia nada de arrogante, aunque, el inicio fue muy cliché. Sedona y Z son grandes personas normales, son personas del común y eso hace que la historia tenga un toque real.

Sedona es un persona realmente normal con una obsesión de tener todo bajo control y es normal que existan personas así. En cuanto a Z, él es el típico chico famoso por ser el GRAN jugador de futbol americano pero su personalidad rebasa los estándares estableci
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Jazmín Apodaca
Jul 08, 2014 Jazmín Apodaca rated it really liked it
4.5
Gracias por darme una protagonista a la que no odio! y a un hombre guapo y perfecto(8
Ese Epílogo!, OMG.
Ricci
Jan 25, 2013 Ricci rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
What a great book! Just every girls dream to have a guy like Zander! Loved Sedona's character never actually knew there was another person who was similar to my myself! Planning everything to the T! LOL A lovely story which is relatable to myself.. Highly recommend! You just gotta love Zander
Lisa
Mar 10, 2015 Lisa rated it it was ok
This book at times feel like a diary to me. While I did enjoy the writing, I found the plot a bit meh for my liking. No heavy issues in here, come to think of it, the characters are...perfect.

This is more of an okay read for me.
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"I write because I love it and for no other reason. The minute I stop enjoying it will be the exact moment I will stop writing."

Anne Leigh is a 30-something-year-old who refuses to let the calendar dictate her age. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's degree in Nursing. She likes to write about strong women and equally strong guys who grapple with their emotions when faced with
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