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Make Me Crazy

(Loco, Texas #2)

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3.72  ·  Rating details ·  649 ratings  ·  58 reviews
Miranda “Rand” Coleman has seen the way love can wreck a person and wants absolutely no part of it. When her granddaddy dies suddenly, he leaves a clause in his will that has her married in three months or she loses her inheritance. Unwilling to give up the Double C Ranch, she starts to set her eyes towards the eligible men in town, with little luck in finding a man she ca ...more
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Published December 3rd 2013 by Books With Benefits Press (first published December 2nd 2013)
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Jennifer ♛Jenna♛
Dec 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
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I really liked this story;it's about two best friends, Miranda and Jake, who finally see that they can be so much more.

Miranda finds out that in order to keep her ranch she has to get married in 3 months. She is a bit of a tomboy and has never even dated so she has her work cut out for her. On top of that she lives in a small town where finding a suitable husband seems next to impossible.

Jake is one of Miranda's best friends and doesn't see himself settling down any time soon. But, when he sees
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Catherine Crook
Apr 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
Make Me Crazy

Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I was born and raised in Southern California. Beaches, surfboards and all that jazz. I loved it, don't get me wrong, I just wished I could ride horses all day, I adore country music and something about a Southern boy drawl with his "Yes Ma'ams" just suckers me EVERYTIME. Now, I have been living in Mississippi for almost 8 years, and I could do smaller. Montana, maybe. The mister would never go for it. He is a big city guy. These reasons and
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Miranda King
Nov 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
*Make Me Crazy*--who wouldn't be if you had your pick of all the single cowboys in town? That's what happens to Miranda "Rand" Coleman after her father leaves her the Double C Ranch, with one condition: She must marry within 3 months!

Despite every single cowboy in Loco, Texas having his eye on her, Rand has her sights set on the new doctor in town, Jay. She enlists the help of her best friend, Jake--a man who has lots of experience with women... lots. Jake doesn't think he's the type to settle d
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TrixieTalksBooks
Dec 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
This was a quick, fun and sexy read. I quickly fell in love with the town and people of Loco, Texas. I love the relationship Rand had with her 2 best friends, Jake and Red. They’ve been friends to years….she and Jake go back 20 years! I don’t want to go into too many details because I want you to discover everything yourself. There are some really great surprises in this book. Wonderful relationships are forged….not just romantic ones, but bonds are strengthened with friends and family, new and ...more
Marisela Chavez
Aug 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Best friends turn lovers equal undeniable chemistry. Rand and Jake are the perfect couple.
Red Cheeks Reads
May 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
"You make me crazy," she muttered as she obeyed. "Likewise," he countered.

What a light and fun romance read with a southern twist. I am a big fan of Codi Gary because she always knows how to write a story that keeps me constantly entertained without wanting to pull my hair out from too much drama. I sat down to start this book thinking I would read a few chapters then get back to life, instead I found myself in the same chair a few hours later with a fully read book!

"In fact, I've been thinki
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Anna
May 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Miranda "Rand" finds out upon her grandfather's passing that in order to inherit the ranch she has worked on and loved her whole life, she must get married for at least one year within the next three months. This is problematic as Rand never intended to get herself into a relationship, much less a serious one right away. Rand is a tough girl who doesn't intend to settle, and doesn't ever want to rely on a man to take care of her. She decides that she needs to find someone to marry her for a year ...more
Pam
Oct 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Make Me Crazy is the first in the Loco, Texas series and it is small town romance at its finest. Ms. Gary continues to write books with humor, engaging characters and of course sweet romance.

Miranda (Rand) Coleman has a big problem, her grandfather recently passed away and in order to inherit The Double C, the ranch she has worked on her whole life, she must marry in the next three months, for at least a year. As she looks around her small town, she realizes there is no one she would consider m
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Heather andrews
Apr 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Jake sure is a passionate man, "suddenly, his hands were on her shoulders, and spinning her around. He slipped his hands down to lay flat on the counter, leaning over her until their noses were almost touching. "Now that isn't very nice darlin', especially when it's coming from the prettiest mouth I've seen west of the Mississippi." Rand that sure knows how to state how she's feeling, "you had to go and kiss me! Now all I can think about is kissing and I want to keep doing it! Before I could jus ...more
T.J. Kline
Dec 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Yes, they are rare on this blog but this book was a 5 Star book in my opinion. It had everything I love in a read - fantastic characters who move along swiftly in a great plot, plenty of romance and even a few laughs. Not to mention that several of the scenes in Make Me Crazy had me, not only surprised, but laughing out loud!

Miranda "Rand" is everything I love in a heroine, and it might just be my own bias, but I love a country girl who doesn't want to change to impress a man, even when everythi
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Gypsy Madden
Feb 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Western Romance is not my usual genre of reading (I usually prefer paranormal, fantasy, not overly technical scifi, or Victorian period), but I loved this story! It was a very sweet romance, in how it followed the already strong, capable Rand as she grew as a person realizing that for all her knowledge of the world, was still very naieve and vulnerable, going from wanting just marriage in name only just so she could keep the ranch, to being swept up in passion, to discovering just what love is a ...more
Brendy
Jul 08, 2015 rated it liked it
Funny plot!

crazy characters and even funnier circumstances. Mainly romance but, with a few hot scenes.
I really loved the chemistry between both characters; and with their friends.
Liked it very much! XD
Dominique
Jul 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5
Casey
May 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Review originally posted at Ramblings From This Chick

I really enjoyed Make Me Crazy by Codi Gary. It was cute and sweet, and I love the friends to lovers trope. The characters were all likable and I really enjoyed Gary's writing style. I felt invested in these characters and their HEA right from the start, and I was able to just lose myself in their story.

Miranda "Rand" Coleman grew up seeing that love can destroy a person, and since then she has been against love, marriage and kids. When her gr
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Bernie
Feb 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Make Me Crazy review

Make Me Crazy is the second fun and sassy romance in the Loco, Texas series written by author Codi Gary.
Melissa Kate
Jan 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
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I am a compulsive reader. I am usually attracted by a books cover but generally decide to read it or not by the hook of the blurb.
This is what caught me for Codi Gary’s book “Make me Crazy”. It’s a story about two friends who come together as a means to an end. Rand needs to get married within three months of her grandfather’s passing or she does not get her inheritance which she needs in order to keep her beloved ranch running. She’s the typical tomboy with dung on her heels and mud in her hair
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Vishal Mudgal
Well, thank God I've found this light read & I'm back in game of reading again. For a moment I thought there's something wrong with me. But thanks to all that's holy it isn't me it were the books I was set-up with. And I swear I'd never adhere to the requests of ppl I don't know about which book I should go out with.

In the end, for me, it'd always be about love. It's been a month and I was so worried & then one day I found this book, all sweet and b'ful waiting for me to read her. And I
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Courtney
May 09, 2014 rated it liked it
*I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*
When Miranda “Rand” Coleman’s grandfather passes away, he leaves her with an ultimatum through his will. Either Rand gets married or she loses the Double C Ranch. Rand never expected to have to get married, she never wanted to get married in the first place. With a plan in place Rand sets out in the small town of Loco, Texas to find her temporary husband.
Make Me Crazy is a cute and sweet story. It focuses on Rand, Jake and Red, b
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Ellie Macdonald
Nov 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.5 out of 5 stars!

Codi Gary continues to impress with her stories, writing a charming friends-to-lovers tale. Staying true to her love of small towns, Make Me Crazy takes us to Loco, Texas and introduces us to Rand and Jake, giving the series a strong start.

A twist of her grandfather’s will has Miranda “Rand” scrambling to make a life change she thinks she doesn’t want and definitely does not need. Her two best friends, Red and Jake, help her out in their own ways: Red by sending his sisters to
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Clever Girl
May 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
A charming, sweet and sexy story of long time friends who try desperately not to fall in love.

Friends into lovers is one of my favorite themes. Rand and Jake have been best friends for twenty years but life - and a will - have them suddenly seeing each other in another way, a way that has them with their hands all over each other.

I adored the characters, heroine Rand, ladies' man Jake, country boy Red, ornery Earl and even Scout the cat. Rand is not a girly girl. She's practical and determined.
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Sassy Moms Say Read Romance
Jun 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
First I want to thank Literati for allowing us a copy of this book so we could bring you this review.

Man did I like this story... it is so sweet and feel good. I know I have a soft spot for these best friends finding love in each other stories, so it's no surprise to me that this was another one I just devoured.

When Rand's grandfather passes away and leave a stipulation on his will that she needs to marry in three months or the ranch that he owned and she loved and lived in most of her life will
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Kim Reads (Read Your Writes Book Reviews)
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Miranda "Randa" Coleman and Jake Hansen have been best friends for twenty years. During that whole time, they never even considered anything more. In fact, Randa was just looked at as one of the guys. But things change when Randa finds out she has three months to get married, otherwise her Grandfather's will states that the Double C Ranch goes to her yuppie out of state cousin.

With not a boyfriend or any prospect in sight, Randa goes on the hunt an
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Phuong
Oct 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Make Me Crazy by author Codi Gary was a sweet and sexy story with characters that I adored and scenes I could so relate to. I loved the close friendship between Miranda "Rand", Jake and Red and the close knit community of Loco, Texas. I felt like I knew these characters and that they could have been my real life friends and sharing those movie nights and get-togethers. I love stories where best friends fall in love and I enjoyed the circumstances that allowed Rand and Jake to do this, albeit rel ...more
Susan Shelley
Nov 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Miranda "Rand" Coleman has three months to find a husband and get married, or lose her beloved ranch. She's always avoided romance, but refuses to lose the place she calls home. She's unsure how to go about enticing a man and her best friend Jake, who has a lot of experience when it comes to the opposite sex, offers to help. Best friends since they were kids, they share a comfortable, easy relationship but all that changes as Rand blossoms and they both start seeing each other in a whole new lig ...more
Ada
Jun 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
I love the friends-to-lovers trope and this book was not the exception. Rand and Jake are great together. Once they get past their friends barrier, their chemistry is electric.

I found this book to be quite the enjoyable reads. There are many laugh out loud moments and a few that tug at your heartstrings (Earl is such a dear old grump!!). I liked how we got to see Rand and Jake's relationship evolve but also how that affected their third best friend, Red, as he dealt with the changes not only in
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Michelle Eriksen
Mar 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Maranda "Rand", who has recently lost her beloved grandfather, finds out that she only has a short time to be married according to the terms of his will or she will loose the farm that she loves so much.

Jake, who is Rand's best friend, but a bit of a lady's man decides to help her find someone to marry only to discover that there is no one that can fill that space but him. Sparks fly when they are together and explode when anyone else is near her.


Codi Gary has done it again with this first book
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Terry Gregson
Nov 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book so much!! I read the whole thing in one afternoon...I couldn't put it down!! Codi Gary's books hook me from the first page and just won't let go. My favorite kind of books are good romances that can also make me laugh. Codi does this with her books. I don't want to give away any spoilers, but I loved a certain tattoo scene and the Corrupter had me laughing out loud. The way I see it, you can't go wrong with a book with the name Codi Gary on it. I can't wait for the next book in ...more
Karinosa
Jul 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
Rand and Red and Jake have been best of friends since grade school. Rand has had a big surprise and seems to hit a snag. She has never wanted to marry and she just wants to run her granddaddy's ranch. He left a stipulation in his will that she has to marry and be be married at least a year to keep the ranch. I enjoyed this read and laughed out loud a lot! I enjoyed the characters and I wanted to hit Jake upside he head right along with his mom. I felt the things Rand had felt and caught myself a ...more
Rachael
May 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Call Me Crazy

This book was a good way for me to escape the typical contemporary romance books on the market. MS. Gary took an ago old stipulation and made it work brilliantly.
Miranda, our tomboy virgin who inherited the double c Ranch from her Granddaddy, literally transforms into a woman before our eyes. One minute she is a good little cowgirl, and the next thing you see is how Love has taken this innocent girl and made her see her best friends Jake and Alfred (aka Red) in a whole new light.
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Olivia
Hmm. Where do I start? I think I'm going to start by saying that I friggin love this book! It sucked me in from the first page and proceeded to make me laugh, cry and fan myself. Rand is an amazing female lead. She's tough and independent and capable and I loved how snarky and sarcastic she can get, yet she's still vulnerable and naïve, sweet and innocent. And oh gosh, Jake. There are so many ways to describe him and I have to say sexy is pretty high on that list. If I get started on Jakes attri ...more
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