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James Games

3.95  ·  Rating Details ·  420 Ratings  ·  61 Reviews
Every year, the girls of Phi Delta Chi, Fiona Arlett’s dream sorority, hold a competition.

The prize?

James Reid, king size bar of eye candy and famous actor turned haughty undergrad.

The rules?

No girl but the winner can touch him.

The problem?

Fiona miiight have unknowingly banged his brains out last week.

Losing the competition may mean wearing a chicken suit to the sexiest Ha
Kindle Edition, 167 pages
Published September 30th 2014 by L.A. Rose (first published September 20th 2014)
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Paige  Bookdragon

I can't speak or write any curse words for the whole week so this is a clean review...(Sort of)

When I read this book, I was like "You gotta be -pooping- me! Why haven't I read this sooner?!




Going naked on a party?!


And she's umm.. (what's the synonym for b*d*ss?)


Well -intercourse-!

Sweet, funny, thoughtful...


downright dirty and sexy... (dirty and sexy are not swear words..just saying..)


and when h
Jul 29, 2015 Deanna rated it liked it
Rating: 3.5-3.75 / 5 stars

Was this book realistic? Hell nah. Even though it's a story about a girl who falls in love with an actor, it was very unrealistic when it came to:
The sorority life.

I'm not a sorority girl, but my sister is. And all of her friends and roommates are sorority girls too. And I'm a curious person who likes to ask them a lot of questions.
And these are the few things the author seemed to not have an understanding about:

• The word "pledge" is considered a slur to frats/soror

Fiona Arlett escaped a life of rules and dairy cows to live it up and go to college.
The most renowned sorority - Phi Delta Chi - holds the best parties.
As a member Fiona has to join in with their competition.
The prize? One exclusive night with James Reid. Ex-teen-TV actor, current undergrad.

Only the winner is allowed to have him.
But... James might have banged Fiona against a wall, and through it. Literally.

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The story and the
Aug 27, 2016 Nancy❤The❤Bookaholic rated it really liked it
Recommended to Nancy❤The❤Bookaholic by: Eva Morgan
3.75 stars
Dec 10, 2014 Kelster rated it really liked it
Shelves: a-to-z
3.5 stars. I enjoyed this book primarily for one reason...the h. She was well written. well developed, funny with a believable strength and stubbornness. The beginning (not the very beginning, though) showcased her personality spot on and I was hooked on knowing more.

There were editing issues and some OTT moments that had me rolling my eyes, but I was captivated by Fiona's narrative. She could have easily come across as slutty, arrogant and unlikable; instead, she was bold, fierce, confident an
Tanja Wayne
Aug 17, 2015 Tanja Wayne rated it it was amazing

Re-read update: still love the shit out of Fiona and have to say that since I'd read this book she is my most beloved kick-ass female character!

So, for the sake of kiss-ass chicks


Ok this was a fun read. The story is ok, James is quite nice and I do like him but Fiona is just fierce!

She is the reason I'm giving this book 4 stars. She is hilarious, she has self esteem to the moon and back , she's strong and she takes what she wants. It's so refreshing to have a female character that is not runnin
Under The Cover
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I really enjoyed this book. James Games was the kind of book that has a big bundle of crazy in it, moments that are almost too much to be believable and yet, I was able to see beyond the craziness and over the top moments and I loved it. I laughed so hard while reading and this book kept a smile on my face almost the entire time I was reading it.

"Life is all about choices. At this particular moment, my choice is between A: Jumping naked in
Once again L.A Rose has come out with a great book. I love Fiona's personality. She makes me laugh, so care free.

My only word of advice....

Another great read by L.A Rose:
Adrian Lessons
Blessie (Mischievous Reads)
Review from: Mischievous Reads

***ARC courtesy of author in exchange for honest review

4.5 Stars!

Fiona Arlett is a wild animal out of her cage. Concerts, Sorority parties and boys... lots and lots of boys, that's what her college is going to be all about, and she's there, ticking off sexcapades from her list. But when her sorority holds a competition involving James Reid and the rules are to steer clear from him until the end, she's about to be doomed because guess what? She already banged him.


“People don’t need to be strong enough to face reality,” I finish. “They need to be strong enough to understand that reality might be different from what they’ve always been taught. And that doesn’t have to be a bad thing.”

I receiver a digital copy from the author in exchange of an honest review.

I gave Adrian Lessons four weak stars but I have to admit that it was closer to three. It was the debut novel of L. A. Rose and considering that it was amazing. I
A.Z. Green

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This book was recommended to me by my friend Ellers and I'm so glad I read it.

Fiona from the start, is represented as a sassy, slightly mad, five-foot ball of laughs. She is what makes this novel so damn hilarious and wonderful. The opening lines draw you right in and don't let go. I was instantly in love with the narrative and only started reading it in the first place thanks to Hellvis quoting from the book.

I ask her, 'What book is this?'
“Once I like you, I’m a for-life type of girl. Like hepatitis. And nothing you say is going to change that.”

I'm not going to lie, I am so surprised by how much i enjoyed and adored this book, it was just freaking hysterical and sexy. I cannot begin to tell you how much i laughed throughout this book! I do not regret starting this at 3 am, i had to go downstairs to finish it because i was laughing so hard!!
I know some people might not like Fiona, with her over the top, excessive, free spirited b
Sep 20, 2015 Jenny rated it did not like it
DNF @34%.

I tried...I really did. But the h was super annoying. While I understand she was out to sow her wild oats after leaving the Amish community, I still found myself wanting to bop her in the head a time or two. Also, even though I was 34% into the book, I still did not get enough of the infamous James.

There was too much rambling. The plot was meh.

I just had to move on.
Oct 13, 2014 Tikaa rated it really liked it
Review Originally Posted Here

After reading Adrian Lessons by L.A Rose, I was under the impression that I would never read a novel with such amazing characters again . . . then she releases James Games. This book was such a pleasure to read! Ms.Rose has this remarkable ability to create characters who are so funny, down to earth , and just all around relatable. With her first novel Adrian Lessons, we meet a girl named Cleo, a writer who creates the "steamy" sc
Dec 07, 2014 Alexandra rated it really liked it
I think it's official to say I'm a fan of L.A. Rose. I didn't quite love James Games as much as I loved Adrian Lessons, but it doesn't diminish the fact that I still enjoyed this book. I don't know how she does it, but she captures the elements I love and wish to see more in the new adult genre. I love Fiona. She's quirky, hilarious, awesome, free spirit and is just a wonderful character in general.

“Once I like you, I’m a for-life type of girl. Like hepatitis. And nothing you say is going to c
Oct 19, 2014 Amy rated it really liked it
Note: I was provided a copy of this book for review.

The story Rose has created is one that is very addictive, and it is one that is engaging and easy to read. There is a wonderful pace to the story and nothing is rushed, nor is it drawn out. There is depth to the characters and not everything about them is revealed immediately, with more information about who they are emerging as the story goes on. This gives a realistic feel to the novel where things are learnt about people gradually, not in a
Oct 17, 2014 Meetta rated it it was amazing
I received James Games as a prize in a giveaway by the author L.A. Rose. I am giving an honest review after reading this book.

Fiona: “I can fight my own battles.” James: “I know. But something about you makes me want to fight those battles for you”. (Yep, that made me like James a whole lot more!)

I don’t know quite where to start in describing this book! I found it sexy, flirty, sassy and fun, but there were also some serious situations that added depth to the story. I really like Fiona, the mai
Claire Fullwood
Nov 26, 2014 Claire Fullwood rated it it was amazing
***Copy generously provided in return for an honest review***

It's not often I can say this, but I devoured every single part of JAMES GAMES in one sitting from the hilarious beginning, right down to the very last full-stop.
I can honestly say that I have never laughed so hard whilst reading another book, as I did from reading this one...I was well and truly hooked!

Fiona Artlett is living life to the max, and living every single minute of it.
Being Amish...growing up was hard for Fiona. Deciding to
Where has Author L.A. Rose been for all of my reading life?? James Games was absolutely positively hands down one of the funniest books of ever.


I'm totally serious. I think I laughed my way through this whole novel.

It was also supremely sweet and all kinds of fantastic wonderful. And totally smexy, can't forget the smexy.

I really loved this book, which is really nice because lately I feel as if I've been in an awful book funk. Thankfully I'm thinking that James Games snapped me right on
Book-Bosomed  blog
Oct 18, 2014 Book-Bosomed blog rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars…or an A grade since this is college ;-)

“Excellent weather we’re having, isn’t it? Perfect for nudity.”

Why in the world is this girl Fiona Arlett naked and jumping out a window? That’s the first thing you have to wonder as the story opens, and the first impression you get of Fiona.

Fearless…daring…in your face. Fiona is living it up during her first year at UCSD. She’s pledging a sorority; enjoying the college scene; and indulging her sexual appetite. Fionna might come off promiscuous
Red Cheeks Reads
Oct 14, 2014 Red Cheeks Reads rated it it was amazing
“Do you hear that? That is the sound of my death. If she finds out I slept with you, I am fucked. And not the good kind of fucked.”

This was a fast and fun read with a unique plot! I had previously read Adrian Lessons by LA Rose and knew I was in for a sexy and hilarious story. LA Rose is just one of those authors you wish everyone would discover. She knows just how to mix humor, sexiness and romance into a captivating book!


Fiona is in college and wants to let loose. After growing up about as
Oct 15, 2014 Maureen rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, adult, funny
In ‘James Games’ we meet Fiona. Fiona is just starting her college life and she has decided to life it to the fullest. She goes out to almost every party, drinks, has sex with random guys and she joins a sorority. One wild night she meets a mysterious stranger and they spend an amazing night together. But the next day Fiona finds out that this stranger is none other than James Reid. James is a famous Hollywood actor trying to stay out of the spotlights, and unfortunately for Fiona, James is the ...more
Roses Book Blog
Oct 20, 2014 Roses Book Blog rated it it was amazing
Growing up in an Amish community, Fiona is ready to enjoy all things college has to offer. She wants to party, she wants to sleep with as many men as possible, and she doesn't want a relationship. So imagine her surprise when she goes to a concert with her roommate Iris only to find a masked man that will rock her entire world. Their attraction is instant, their passion for one another unlike any other and she can't stop thinking about the man that rocked her world. Too bad he wouldn't remove ...more
Oct 17, 2014 Carra rated it liked it
After reading this author's previous book, Adrian Lessons, which I absolutely loved-I was really looking forward to James Games. I'm still a bit on the fence about this one. It didn't flow quite as well, and there were some points that made it a bit too edgy.

There were plenty of funny spots. One of my favorite lines was "You are a strong, beautiful, independent woman and the fact that you're dressed as a big chicken does not detract from your sex appeal even one bit." Yup, this author does have
Nov 26, 2014 Silvana rated it it was amazing
Fiona in her early childhood was in chain of her family and tradition, in high school she was with her strict aunt and now is free at college. Her freedom she understands as going with random boys, have sex without connectivity and obligations. Fiona is pretty good in this free and wild stuff, before she meets some strange young man under mask. Who is he? Why she feels such a strange feelings when she remembers that night with him?
Fiona lives in dorm with her best friend Iris. Both of them want
Oct 20, 2014 Jen rated it really liked it
Shelves: x-read-in-2014
OK the storyline was a little childish - but totally worth it
Fiona really made the story worth reading

Fiona lived a really sheltered life - and that's putting it mildly - but once she was out on her own in college, she was ready to live life to the fullest - Her personality was hilarious - she jumped in head first with everything

Getting into the Alpha Pi Sorority was a big thing - but she didn't realize how big it was until she was in.

The James Games - James is a famous child actor who grew
Escape Reality with Books
Oct 19, 2014 Escape Reality with Books rated it really liked it
I was so excited when I read that LA Rose had another book releasing and James Games did not disappoint!

Fiona has come from a very strict background and has let loose a little in college. She is pledging at a sorority that has an annual “James Games” competition. The “James Games” are where one lucky sorority sister will have to complete in a variety of games and win points and the sister with the most points will win a date with James Reid, former child actor turned student.

The only problem is
Linda Field
Oct 01, 2014 Linda Field rated it it was amazing
James Games by L A Rose

You will need tissues lots of tissues and tenna ladies. This book is hilariously funny but heart gripping.

Fiona Artlett wants to be a sorority girl, her and her room mate Iris join phi delta chi sorority.
Every year the sorority holds a competition.

The prize James Reid. The famous child actor who now attends UCSD.

The only rule to this competition no touching or speaking to the prize.

Will this be a problem for Fiona? Will it be a problem for the prize James Reid?
What is the
Oct 28, 2014 Hellvis rated it it was amazing
After reading Adrian Lessons (also by L.A. Rose) I didn't think it was possible to laugh so much, but, I was wrong. Very wrong. James Games killed me.

Right from the off, when Fiona is perched on a window-ledge contemplating death by sorority sister, or jumping from the second floor, I was hooked. It's the character's thoughts, Fiona's depictions of what's going on around her that make James Games utterly hilarious. And not a cringey hilarious either, the sort of hilarious that makes you quote pa
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L.A Rose recently made it out of college alive and with an English degree. She's a habitual beach bum and a not-exactly-recovered romance addict. She's also plucked up the courage to become an indie author! ADRIAN LESSONS, a New Adult contemporary romance to be released on August 25th, is her first book - if you don't count the ones she wrote before she finally came up with something publishable. ...more
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