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(Woodlands #3)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  3,256 ratings  ·  317 reviews
Twenty-five-year-old Sgt. Gray Phillips is at a crossroads in his life: stay in the Marine Corps or get out and learn to be a civilian? He’s got forty-five days of leave to make up his mind but the people in his life aren’t making the decision any easier. His dad wants him to get out; his grandfather wants him to stay in. And his growing feelings for Sam Anderson are wreak ...more
Nook, 280 pages
Published January 18th 2014
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✝✝ Ⓓaisy ❣ ✝✝
Sep 18, 2013 rated it really liked it

I am such a sucker for this series. Been a favourite. I definitely feel in love with Bo in Unspoken. That boy will still my favourite <3

Sgt Gary Philips will not disappoint you either. These bunch of military mens, Noah, Bo and Gary was all scrumptious, muscular, talented and caring!

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Gary is on leave and runs into Samantha at the bar she works. They have sparks, but Sam has big no to all military men, as she lost her military husband and is trying to survive it. And Gary, other the hand, says
ARC provided by author in exchange of honest review

****4 Gray Semper Fi Stars***


First and foremost, I must say WOW!!! This third installment of the series left me wanting more of Grayson Phillips of the US Marine Corps and I didn’t want this book to end since Ms. Frederick was able to incorporate our favorite couples of the Woodland series into the storyline. So if you read the first two books, you will be treated to snippets of Noah, Grace, Bo, AnnMarie, and of course the other fellow Wood
Oct 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shit-hot-series
5 - I need a lie-down, a shower, more batteries and some clean panties STARS!!!

Ok, so before we get to my review, I firstly want to say this...

If Jen Frederick continues writing books the same quality as she has Unraveled, then going forward she needs to put some sort of feminine health warning on them. No lie if you enjoy it as much as I did your emotions will swing from giggling like a schoolgirl...and horny, to crying like a baby...and horny, then clapping like a sea-lion when its feeding t
Oct 16, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc

Unraveled was a likable sexy read but for some reason I just didn’t love it. I mean, I liked it, hence the 3 stars, but there was something about it that held back potential for more star earning.

As a personal fan of this series, I was super excited for Gray’s story after remembering him from Bo’s book, Unspoken. I’ve always liked books with military themes but for some reason between the writing and the characters it kind of fell short for me.

I think what tipped it for me was the fact that

5 Finding yourself Stars!!

Unraveled by Jen Frederick is the third book of the Woodland series and tells the story of Gray & Samantha :D

Sgt. Gray Phillips

Gray Phillips is at a crossroads. He has two options - leave the military, go to college, and build a life outside the base, or continue to serve in the Marine Corps.

His been Pressured from all those around him .. His grandfather wants him to continue his military service, and his father want him to get out and go to college. Gray Doesn't know
Mar 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
**Arc provided by author in exchange for an honest review**

Not having read any other books in the Woodlands series, Unraveled came as a great surprise. I loved the characters and the pace of the story, once I sat down to read it was hard to stop. The author always kept the plot moving. The only aspect that didn't appeal to me was the length of the book that Gray and Sam spend apart. They're relationship started hot and although they both had issues that could have been more debilitating neither
Pam Nelson
Oct 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: _finished-2017
4 Unraveled Stars

Sam & Grey

I am left feeling happy, and I think that’s the best part of these books. Even though the ladies are young there isn’t any OMG DRAMA, and even though most of the men are there age or just a little older. They too are very mature. Granted most have seen and done things no one can imagine. But I don’t know I just really enjoyed these 3 books.

This book was a little different as Sam was a widower, and Grey well he was cheated on and that really messed with his head. But
Chelsea (Starbucks & Books Obsession)
I cannot even express how much I loved this book right now. I didn't know it could get better after Unspoken but it can and it has. Jen has impressed me so much with her writing, character development and general awesomeness. This book has rocked my world! I am officially head over heels, deeply, madly in love with Gray Phillips. I’m about to tell you why.

Gray is a man at a crossroads in his life; re-sign his military contract or get out and become a civilian. He’s really struggling with what to
Oct 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, tour, military
4.5 STARS!!!

THIS is why Jen Frederick is a USA Today Bestselling Author!!!!

***Unraveled literally has everything you could want in a book – sweet, hot, funny, sexy, emotional.***

This is seriously Jen’s best work to date. She’s a master at pulling every kind of emotion out of you. I went from laughing to crying to horny to giddy and circled back around the block numerous times. Usually I LOVE parts of a book, this time I LOVED THE WHOLE DAMN THING!! I am totally blown away by how much I love this
Mar 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: marines

Review Originally Posted at: Book Freak

And I fell in love with another Marine.

Grayson Phillips is not hard to love. He was a bit bitter, in the middle of a crossroad in his life, but he was a great friend, and an amazing brother to his platoon-mates. I wonder what made his ex cheat on him, to have a boyfriend who is as hot, as faithful and as loyal as him is such as luck, because species like him are already endangered. He loved being a Marine, and he likes being with his brothers, but at the sa
Jan 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
This truly has to be my favorite book in this series, even though I loved them all. I just LOVED Gray *swoons* and Samantha was pretty awesome too! I loved the fact that Gray wasn't a manwhore like so many other military stories that you read when they go on their leave. I also loved that even though Samantha experienced loss, she did not let that get her down. She was a totally lovable heroine. Everything that happened was so real and what Grayson did to prove his love for her was just awesome. ...more
Jan 22, 2014 rated it liked it
Loved Sam, had some issues w/ Gray. I wish I remembered to highlight this particular sentence.. but I've seen this sentiment in countless romance books and it always makes me angry.

So it was relatively good, but not great. Will write up more thoughts later.

Ok, so found the quote . "... That was as much as I could get out without looking like I had a vagina."

These are Gray's thoughts as he's talking to his friends, and I don't know. It's such a small thing, but the thing is, is that it's so perva
Jan 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs, new-adult
4.5 stars
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Jen Frederick hooked me since her first book in the Woodlands series, and after reading Unraveled , it doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon.

Grayson Phillips is struggling with his future. Should he separate from the Marines and give college a go, or does he re-enlist and continue his grandfather's legacy? Needing a break to clear his head, he decides to visit with his Marine buddies, Noah and Bo (remember them? *swoon*).

Samantha Anderson is a 22 year-old widow who hasn't qui
So ever since I read "Unspoken (The Woodlands" Bo's and AM's story we met Gray Phillips a Marine whom Bo served with. I fell in love with him instantly and wanted a book. I had thought that maybe he would have been the last in the series but I was surprised that this is his book. I must admit that I had mixed feelings about this book and wondered if Ms. Frederick could pull it off and I also saw some reviewers who weren't happy with it. In my opinion this book is great, it's different and I thin ...more
Ang (Sizzling Pages)
Jan 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars
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Unraveled is a sweet love story about a widowed, lonely girl falling for a broken hearted, befuddled Marine.

Samantha, “Sam”, is utterly lonesome. Loosing her husband, a soldier in the US Armed Forces, at such a young age left Sam stuck in a life better suited for an elderly woman. When Will passed away, Sam’s world remained frozen in time
Dec 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I can not get enough of this series! Each book just gets better and better. And let me just say...GRAYSON is steaming hot! *give me a second while I finish fanning myself* Ok no...*fanning again* I'm good. :)

Gray Philips is at a crossroad. Does he stay in the Marines and continue on his path to retiring with the military, carrying on his family's tradition. Or is there more that he is missing in life, by staying in and giving up the one thing he After be burned by his ex-girlfriend
Jessica Figueroa
Jan 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Gray is taking a short break from the Marines to get his head straight. Now is the time to think of whether or not to go back as a marine or stay out for a while. When he saw Sam there was an instant attraction but pissed off to find out there was a ring on her finger. He can't stand cheaters. The more he gets to know her the more he wants to be with her. The time limit for him to go back is closing and he must make a choice.

Sam lost her husband lost his life in the marines. She had her share o
Fiona Fog
Second chance at love

Samantha has been buried in grief having lost her husband while he was serving overseas. She never thought she’d get past it, the loss and pain was so raw. But it’s time. Two years and she’s starting to open up to the possibility of love.

Noah is at a crossroads in his life. Re-in list or leave the marines. He’s not sure and he’s got 45 days of leave to figure it out.

The initial meeting does not go to plan. A misunderstanding nearly ends things before they start.

The pull,
Dec 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
When I heard that The Woodlands would have a book three I was really excited, not only because I love this series but because I am really really liking everything Jen Frederick is writing. So when she contacted me asking to read this book it was a no brainer for me. Lately I have been shying away from NA books just because my taste has been moving in other directions, but with his book that is definitely not the case. I never felt bored reading this book, and I never wanted to put Unraveled down ...more
Carmen Rae
Sep 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
I am a huge fan of the Woodlands series. I love that Jen can so easily twist emotion, humour and steam into her books without it feeling she is trying too hard or without any of the components feeling like they are lacking.

But as much as I love this series and the guys in it I have to say that this one is probably my least favourite of the 3 and I don't know if it was just that I maybe wasn't in the mood for it or if there was just something small that was missing. But I didn't feel this book.

Jan 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: review-book

I am a fan of Jen Fredick's Woodlands series. I thoroughly enjoyed Undeclared and Unspoken. So I was pretty excited to get started on Unraveled. I really enjoyed Gray and Samantha's story. I can't say that its my favorite of the series but I still liked it.

Gray is at a crossroads in his life. He's got forty five days of leave to decide if he wants to stay in the Marine Corps or get out. Gray doesn't believe that relationships last in the Corps when on deployment because his last girlfriend cheat
Kami Dodson-Perry
Jun 25, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle
Gray and Samantha

Samantha married her high school sweetheart. Then Will joined the army and was shipped off. Samantha and Will were not married long but because they were together for a long time Will's family became her family before they were even married. Sam loves Will's family and is really close to all of the Anderson's. But then tragedy struck and Sam was a widow at 19.

No other man has stirred the emotions in Sam that Will had until Gray walks into her bar.

Gray is on an extended leave fr
Other than the fact that this is a really fast book (in contrast to the others where it felt like there was a longer period of relationship development even if there wasn't), I mostly liked this until the end conflict, because that was terrible. And in fairness to the book, it's acknowledged that it was terrible. But I really, really didn't like it at all.

On the whole, this JF experiment has been a mostly enjoyable reading experience. I don't think it's one I'd pay to continue, and I would have
April Abrams
This series has been a hit for me. Although I confess I still haven't read the first one. Which should show you that they can operate as stand alone books.

After meeting Grey in Bo's book I was so ready to get this one. It did not disappoint!

Grey is taking a break from his life as a marine to evaluate if he will recommit. He meets Sam who is a widow after her high school sweetheart died in service. They'd been married 2 months. I don't always love stories with widows because I don't like torn he
Jan 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
Arc from author in exchange for an honest review..I love this series!!

4.5 Stars..Loved it..full review for blog tour!!
Aug 20, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in2015
these books might be my new guilty pleasure. like they're the classic fun story, but not well executed, melodramatic FUN stuff. Can't stop won't stop. ...more
Dec 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Another great book to this series.
Michelle Kannan
Jan 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
PEPPER: OMG! This book. Not going to lie- I read it in one sitting. And you know me. That RARELY happens. so you have to know I mother hugging loved this book. I’m so excited to talk about this book.

MICHELLE: I get it! I was dying waiting for you to finish this one. JenFred is truly amazing. I know how nervous she gets about releasing a new book but I don't understand why because she's such a damn good writer.

PEPPER: I think the reason I loved this book so much -
All Romance
Jan 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
PEPPER: OMG! This book. Not going to lie- I read it in one sitting. And you know me. That RARELY happens. so you have to know I mother hugging loved this book. I’m so excited to talk about this book.

MICHELLE: I get it! I was dying waiting for you to finish this one. JenFred is truly amazing. I know how nervous she gets about releasing a new book but I don't understand why because she's such a damn good writer.

PEPPER: I think the reason I loved this book so much -
Book Snob Sue
Mar 18, 2018 rated it it was ok
This was Gray and Sam. Gray is a friend of Bo and Noah’s that was in the service with them. Sam is a young widow that lost her husband in the military. Starts out pretty good, these two have instant chemistry and make out against the wall of the bar she works at. Then he sees her wedding ring and goes a little crazy on her, I understood, but he should have looked first...just sayin. Later he finds out she’s widowed. He blows up a couple of irrational times after that and then one of his friends, ...more
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