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Ever wonder what happened to the guy most likely to...

Score with the prom queen?


Lauren and Seth were the high school "it" couple—until Seth disappeared on prom night. But a reunion gives Seth a chance to show Lauren an evening long overdue.

Not date a Playboy Bunny?

Ali was the highlight of geeky Will's high school years. But now that he's ditched the nerdiness, he's 100 per
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Published July 1st 2012 by Harlequin Blaze (first published June 19th 2012)
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Katie_la_geek
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*I was provided with a free copy of this book in exchange for a review*

Guy most likely to is a three story anthology based on high school reunions. Normally I find anthologies to be a little hit or miss, I never seem to like all the stories but Guy Most Likely To managed to entertain me from beginning to end. I will break down the review into the individual stories.

Underneath It All by Leslie Kelly

This was by far my favourite story out of the three. It
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Donna
Jun 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Three authors who write sexy contemporary romance put their heads together and came up with a theme. What ever happened to that guy from high school… Lets find out at the 10th year reunion in three wonderful stories.

Underneath It All by Leslie Kelly – “Ever wonder what happened to the guy most likely to...Score with the prom queen?"
Lauren and Seth were high school royalty. Prom King & Queen except Seth never showed up for the prom leaving Lauren alone and humiliated. His family up and left
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Delacey
Oct 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars. This set of three novellas embrace the 2nd chance romance trope. Conflict is resolved quickly and all stories have a nice feelgood moment. Great if you are looking for a lighthearted quick story. Story 1 was my favorite of the set, it took you on a full ride of different emotions. Story 3 was my least favorite, as the h seemed like she was faking the whole bad girl thing to get the guy. Overall, a nice set of stories that I anticipate that I will read again in the future.
Beverly Hunter
These were new authors for me.
Donnelle
Jun 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I picked this one up because I've read and enjoyed stories and/or novels by all three authors, so I was eager to see what they would do with the high school reunion theme. Ultimately, each story was pretty good, with sympathetic characters, good chemistry, and a varying amount of sweetness. However, I have to say that, while I enjoyed all three stories, none of them was particularly special - everything seemed formulaic, with mostly stock/cliche characters. So, while there isn't anything exactly ...more
Lisa Filipe
Jun 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley, arc
From http://atastyread.blogspot.com

One of my FAVORITE Anthologies. Who can resist a Reunion Love Story.

In the first story, Underneath It All by Leslie Kelly, we meet Lauren and Seth, who had been the "it" couple up until the night he ditches her on prom night and never even calls to give her an explaination. Well ten years later, he shows up at the reunion with the truth and the need to get Lauren to listen after all these years.

I really enjoyed this story. Lauren and Seth were both such likeab
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Romancing the Book
Reviewed by Marissa
Book provided by NetGalley for review
Review originally posted at Romancing the Book

Underneath It All by Leslie Kelley

Okay, confession time. I never went to my senior prom. I was so anti-school by my senior year that I wanted nothing to do with anything so “déclassé”. Now that I’m *mumble* one, I sometimes wonder what it would have been like. Somehow, I’m sure I would have had a better time than Lauren, the heroine in this story. As the prom queen, she’s left standing alone on
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Ellen
Jun 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
This an anthology. All the novellas involving the class of 2002's reunion at a Reunion resort Celebrations in Chicago. And the stories are all named after hit songs from 2002.

"Underneath it All" by Leslie Kelly
Lauren was all set to go to prom with Seth, only he disappeared on prom night. Now ten years later, he's back to apologise to her for not showing.

I liked it, Seth definitely had a good reason for not showing and the reason they stayed apart is believable. Seth and Lauren were good together
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Doris
May 25, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This Blaze issue contains three short stories all about the subject of those dreaded class reunions. Heroines one and two are only attending very reluctantly, the third one is the organiser and loving it, but all of them had beaus in high school that are attending also. So, a reunion of hearts in the making?
To be quite honest, only story number three really pulls it off, the others seem to be lacking. The first tale is concentrating too hard on the prom queen and king getting back together, esse
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Kari
Jun 23, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle, 2012
This review will be posted on From the TBR Pile July 1, 2012.
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This book was a lot of fun. Each story is a very quick read. I enjoyed all three, but not equally. Of the three authors, I have only read books by Janelle Denison. I know I will be seeking out other works by the other two.

Underneath It All is Leslie Kelly's offering. I loved Seth and Lauren's story. Out of the three it was the most believable. They have a serious history together. Seth's story of why he left was heartbreaking. I wo
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Alisia
Jul 01, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Written for: Beyond Reading

The Guy Most Likely To... consists of three novellas/short stories based on high school students, now grown, with histories. Histories that include plenty of sparks that never did quite sizzle out.

Underneath it All



The Guy Most Likely to Score with the Prom Queen. Underneath it All was very much chuckle-worthy. I loved the chemistry between Seth and Lauren, they were very cute together. Their mutual history was note-worthy, and Seth provided a mystery for Lauren and
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Kat ~ Forever Book Lover ♥
You can find this review and more at Forever Book Lover.

Rating 3.5 Average

This was a great quick summer read, each story is filled with steamy scenes, just want you want on a hot summer day. Three of my favorite Blaze authors team up to create three sizzling books centered around "high school reunions".

"Underneath it All" by Leslie Kelly
Being stood up at your high school prom is not a good thing, especially if you are the Prom Queen and your King is MIA. Seth and his family leave suddenly and
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Wminbc
May 21, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As many of you know, I love grabbing a Harlequin Blaze book at the grocery store and reading them while at football practices. This one I picked up on Net Galley and read through one short at a time. But yesterday, I slipped into our local Chapters (Starbuck's is my excuse for the pop-in) and the cover in the flesh is so cute...so Tom Cruise in Risky Business...and a throw back for me to high school!

High school reunions are something of an oddity for me. I didn't go back to my 20th...well becau
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Becky
This was a quick read, and fairly satisfying. The theme was a fun one--reuniting with an old flame at a high school reunion (do people really look forward to those things? It's hard to believe), and all three stories took place at the same location--a resort designed for reunions. Other than that, they weren't connected, which was a bit of a letdown. I read this over a couple of days, so I kept checking back to see if any of the characters or situations were in common, but they weren't. It would ...more
Eileen
Aug 03, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
These three stories are about couples meeting again at their 10 year HS reunions at a resort near Chicago that specializes in reunions. Underneath It All by Leslie Kelly was a wonderful story in this anthology of Seth and Lauren. He ran out on her on Prom night 10 years ago and no one knows why. He's back to explain things to her if she'll let him. Two good characters that are very likable and quite lovable at the end.
Can't Get You Out of My Head by Janelle Denison was my favorite of the three s
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Kelly_Instalove
First impressions: I liked this much more than I thought I would. I was a little irritated that all three stories were about tenth reunions - would have it been so horrible to make the couples 33 or even 38? Or - GOD FORBID - in their 40s?

Anyway, I really enjoyed the first two stories by Leslie Kelly and Janelle Denison - both were charming and sexy, with likeable heroines and great beta heroes. The conflicts were Big Misunderstandings that were cleared up with one conversation that led immedia
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Paula Robinson
Jul 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed all three stories in this book. Three of my favourite authors deliver quite a punch with their sexy stories filled with emotion as well as both internal an external conflict. The only negative I find is that they were just too short. Each story would have been great as full length novels. I wish that was the case. It would have been fun to explore their characters more. The stories in this anthology are funny, sexy and filled with likeable characters that are placed in realistic ...more
Melissa Spears
Oct 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fun premise for this anthology.

I always enjoy the authors in this anthology! I can always count on a fun hawt read......did not disappoint! This series is based on the always stressful.......high school reunion. There is always one that either got away or you wonder how their life turned out. These ladies did a great job at their reunions!
Demelza
Steamy! The last novella in this compilation - by Julie Leto - gets 4.5 stars from me. The other two stories get 3.
Why'd I like the last one so much? It sizzled in a way that was believable, and the lead characters, Erica and "Rip", cracked me up. I love a story where a "good girl" tries to remake herself.
Lindy
Sep 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Three fantastic reunion stories by three very talented authors. Loved it.
Mzpastrychef
Jun 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great Reads!! And I loved the fact it had several stories in them
Tina
Sep 21, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I didn't quite liked the last one, but the other two were pretty good.
Toni
May 29, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a fun collection of short stories. I was disappointed that they weren't all connected. For some reason I had expected them to all be classmates and weave throughout the stories.
Brynn Paulin
Jul 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really loved the first two stories!! The third was okay.
Bella Marie Cullen
Jul 17, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
Underneath It All by Leslie Kelly

3 stars


Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Janelle Denison

3 stars


A Moment Like This by Julie Leto

3 stars
Sara
Jun 22, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
All the stories were really good but I really only got the book for Janelle Denison.
Nikki
Jun 09, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
All of the stories felt the same. The characters were all the same. The endings all wrapped up too easily. Wish there was more effort.
Wynn
Only if...
Lauri
Jul 10, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Liked it, but wish the stories had been connected somehow besides the location.
Jen
rated it really liked it
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