Solving for Nic
The Good, The Bad and Everything In Between
-Beautiful locales: I’d read the first book in the series, Sweetened with a Kiss and I remembered enjoying it. This book builds on ...more
Too bad it pete ...more
Why oh why did I even go down this hall way!
I am not reading anymore. Done!
I guess I am not a lover of the mainstream novels.
I don't care for these types of hero or heroine.
Not my cuppa.
Mildly better than the first 2.5 stars.
Some parts were really hot.
So before I start, you know that malaise that affects bookworms sometimes where you just can't concentrate on your favorite genre and it isn't the book's fault or the author's fault, it's just that your brain will not allow you to concentrate and you have to pause and do a palate cleanse with another genre before you can finish the one you're on? Yeah. That would have to happen with my first ever ARC. So, a book about WWII and an Urban Fantasy later and I was finally able to concentrate ...more
A story of Lizzie who was a smart (math genius),sweet, funny and beautiful. The hero Nic, oh my, he was incredible. Italian (need I say more) rich, sweet, alpha and knows how to get his girl. These two together where beautiful to behold.
They have known each other for years. Having met at his sisters wedding and danced one dance, they each where impacted by the o ...more
Lizze had a crush on her brother's friend, Nic, when she was 17 he first asked her to dance with him at Rogan and Angie's wedding.
I like: I liked the way Ms.Lexxi Callahan told story. whenever I thought, oh no, cliche was going to happen, the story line would turn the OTHER way ...more
This was an Ok romance read. A couple of things really baffled me so it made it hard to love it. I liked the characters but really couldn't figure out why it was such a big dark secret to be a math nerd and a also how the heck anyone could put up with such cruel and immature behavior on the part of Nic's sister Angie. All in all, it came together feeling a bit 'manufactured'.
I always find it fascinating when you read the description of a book and the actual storyline isn't quite what the description gives you. Such is the case with Solving for Nic. Honestly, I don't think my synopsis is quite what the book is about...there's a lot going on in this book; so much so that it took my a few tries to sum it all up. Very busy storyline.
Nic Maretti has craved Lizzie Sellars for years. His first encounter with her was when she was seventeen years old but knowing sh ...more
The only way to describe the writing is awkward. The author stumbles brought sentences and is very distracting. She also has an obsession with borderline abusive relationships that she plays off as super romantic.
My biggest problem with this book is that the author brought back two characters from the previous novel, ...more
*Dreamy sigh* Nicolas Maretti... I LOVE you.
Actually, Lexxi Callahan, I love this book. While I enjoyed the first book, Sweetened with A Kiss, I felt like there was more there where this author is concerned. (As in, I felt there was a lot more potential there.) Thank goodness, I was right. I truly enjoyed this tale of a super smart woman who hides the true extent of her intelligence from... pretty much everyone. Especially Nic Marietti, who she has had a mad crush on for as long as sh...more
I loved this story! You've got a fabulous combination of sweet virginal Lizzie and suave, charming Nic -but who is really holding all the cards? One might expect it to b ...more
Beware of Spoilers!
Heroine (Lizzie): 2/5 – I liked her focus on her career but I knew, inevitably, that she would change her future plans and bow down to the H which I am not ok with
Hero (Nic): 3/5 – he reminded me of the callous Heroes in the traditional harlequin romances but he had a soft spot for the h
Cheating: no – although the h admits to purposefully flirting with Other Man (OM) in front of OM’s wife and Nic
Lizzie who was a smart math teacher with a hint of sweet, funny, innocent and beautiful. Nic.....Italian, rich, sweet, alpha, playboy/bad boy rep and knows how to get the girl.
Their history are that they have known each other for years. Encountered at his sisters wedding and danced one dance, instantly attracted to each other but Lizzie was seventeen at the time. Later on in the y ...more
Here we have Nic. He's a 'love 'em and leave 'em' type guy. Seeing that Lizzie was way too young and inexperienced in book 1 to start a relationship, we learnt he held back, mind you, Lizzie's ...more
Not an unbiased five star....just was in the right mood and had the right environment to enjoy this book to its full extent...or even more.
Lizzie is about a decade younger than Nic. They met at a swanky social gathering years ago and danced together. At the time, Lizzie’s dad gave Nic that timeless, fatherly ...more
Solving for Nic, Southern Style Series book 2, Lexxi Callahan
Review from Jeannie Zelos book reviews
Genre: Contemporary Romance.
I like books with depth, that make me think and that really get into my psyche, but sometimes I just want a fun read, one to relax with that doesn’t need too much thinking about to enjoy the story. This book was perfect for that. In fact reading it I realised I’d missed that it was the second in a series and have just downloaded the first from amazon while its free – ba ...more
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This book was one of the first that I had requested on Netgalley. I love romances, where the alpha male doesn't know what hits him when he crossed paths with a strong female, who could just be 'the one'.
Honestly, speaking I never even looked at Goodreads before starting this one. It was an impulse pick late night when I was unable to sleep.
So for the first 20-30 pages ...more
Dancing with Jared was the equivalent of a spin class combined with an MMA session on steroids. Actually, it was better.
She really needed to Google how to be arm candy. She had no idea what she was doing.
“Goodnight, Nic.” She started to turn away from him, then turned back.
“You know ...more
Just keeps getting better. I was gifted this book for an honest review.
I hadn't read the first book before I offered to read this book, so I downloaded book one....which I encourage you to do RIGH NOW......and fell in love. So, immediately after finishing book one I jumped right in to Solving for Nic, and just fell further.
When I say that, I'm saying I'm in love with this writer's style of writing. She spins pure magic with words. The detail, the wording, the images, the Frank, the ...more
Solving for Nic started off strong. I was hooked from the beginning. All that was left was for the story to reel me in until I was done for. Unfortunately, the storyline started to waver about 20% in. By 26% I was no longer on that hook. In all honesty, the h got on my last nerve. She's a confused walking contradiction that often behaved immature. Granted she's twenty-one and immaturity is expected but she's supposed to be this brilliant mathematicia ...more
My review is a little mixed because I liked the characters sometimes but the plot was really choppy. There were parts where my reaction was WTF?!
Lizzie was extremely immature to me. It was her first relationship so this was understandable. All she wanted was sex and stability in the relationship but she didn't want to work at it. She hid her personality from Nic because he might not like the brainy part of her. She didn't trust the guy at all and had extreme s ...more