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At Any Turn

(Gaming the System #2)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  6,451 ratings  ·  562 reviews
So You Want to Be a Hero?

Millionaire CEO Adam Drake overcame a tortured past to take control of his life and build his own gaming empire. The final piece falls into place with his newfound love for brilliant geek girl blogger, Mia Strong. Now Adam is at the top of his game.

Your Princess Is in Another Castle.

Until Mia suddenly breaks things off, leaving Adam in the dark. He
ebook, 367 pages
Published April 28th 2014 by Silver Griffon Associates (first published April 15th 2014)
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Jan 29, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: arc
I was given a copy of this book from the author for a honest review.

These are the types of reviews I hate to leave. The first book in the series was so good that I'm shocked by how bad book two was. First based on the plot and how the story was delivered, this should have been a novella. The story would also have benefited greatly if we had been given dual POVs. Trust was basis for this story. The issues Mia stressed over were not big of issues that should justify her actions. I wanted her POV t
Apr 29, 2014 rated it liked it

Title: At Any Turn
Series: Gaming The System #2
Author: Brenna Aubrey
Release Date: April 30 , 2014
Rating: 3.5 stars
Cliffhanger:. Yes
HEA: (view spoiler)

At Any Turn is second book in Gaming The System Series by Brenna Aubrey. Previous book caught my attention with adorable plot, nicely created characters, that were a badass nerds I fell in love with and slow yet steamy romance built up. After finishing first part of Mia and Adam’s story, At Any Price I was anxious yet he
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When Mia Strong, proud geek-girl and popular gaming blogger, auctions off her virginity online, she knows she'll make waves. But what she will not be making is a love connection. Her rules are set in stone: One night. No further contact.
It's a desperate step, but it's the only way she can go to medical
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May 22, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Can't get enough of this series!

This was obviously a filler book, and it was sooo angsty. But this story is highly addictive so I just can't stop reading. It ends on a cliffhanger. The audiobook narrator was also fabulous. On to book 3!
Kasumi Ren
May 10, 2014 rated it did not like it
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WOW. JUST WOW. It's hard to write this review without giving anything away, but I do have this to say:

Secrets. The official definition of a secret is kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealment. There are many others but I'm sure you get the gist. Some secrets are okay to hide, some not. But when you're in a relationship when does keeping a secret hinder your relationship or help it? When is it an "us" versus a "me"?

Is everything you keep to yourself a secret? And if you do know a secret, a
Maf (Bookworm Wanders)
I haven't been this happy to finish a book since I finished Fifty Shades Freed. Seriously, that was a very long and annoying book, at one point I was seriously considering not finishing it which is something I never ever do, but I finished it and now I am super pissed and angry and I feel like I wasted an entire night. I'm going to try to calm down and maybe later down the road write a descent review and maybe finish the trilogy (??) but seriously, such an annoying main character, stupid useless ...more
Aug 15, 2014 rated it it was ok
2.5 I-don't-know-what-happened stars

I very much enjoyed book 1 which was why I couldn't wait to read this fast enough. I was loving Adam & Mia and I wanted more of them. Well, it was almost an abrupt 180 in this book. They both frustrated the hell out of me, most especially Mia. There were plenty of times where I almost gave up (but I swore I won't have DNFs this year). I wanted a book which wasn't a damper, not the 'doom and gloom' type this was fast becoming into. There was so much miscommunic
Sarah Toussaint
May 11, 2016 rated it it was ok
There was no sex in this book. So, I stopped reading halfway. Sorry.

Actually, not sorry.

Blurg! Don't think I'll continue this series.
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*** I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest and fair review. ***

Wow!! Just Wow! I was not expecting this book to go the way it did at all. I loved At Any Price, book 1 in this series. It was different and exciting and gripping from page 1. So I was really excited to get my eager hands on book 2.
The story continues a little further on in time. Adam Drake, Millionaire CEO and Mia Strong the brilliant geek girl blogger, are still together and loved up. Adam took a long break from
Apr 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing

Bet you don't think that Adam could get any better.

Well he does. He wants to love us, take care of us, give us everything. But, the world as he knows is changes. On his first day back to work after being off for five weeks so he could take that hiking trip, he gets news that can change everything he has worked for.

He has a huge crisis to handle at work, Mia is the supportive girlfriend and is there for him. But then, Adam notices her start changing. She's pulling away a
Jul 29, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Feb 23, 2015 rated it liked it
OK this book pissed me off like no other! Seriously. I understood why the author only wrote from Adam's POV trying to keep the secret to the very end and had she written in Emilia's voice we would have either needed to know or could've figured it out more easily. However, that being said, not having Emilia's thoughts behind some of her more baffling actions/decisions just ended up making me hate her. She seemed to be self centered and immature. I repeatedly hoped Adam would just wash his hands o ...more
Jessica Brandon
Apr 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
At Any Turn
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This ARC was given by Silver Griffon Associates via Netgalley and Brenna Aubrey in exchange for an honest review.

I give this book 5 stars.....

Adam has a need for control when it comes to anything in his life. He is a successful owner of a big time gaming enterprise and has no past problems with wanting full control of everything. However, that need for control and lack of trust may be what ends the love between him and Mia. After reuniting and making a commitment to one a
*ARC generously given by the author in exchange for an honest review*

Actual rating: 4.5 stars

I was so worried I wouldn’t remember this story because it had been a while since the first book was published. But the moment I started reading it, pieces of the story started to come back to me and soon I was in tune with the story. And I got my wish because it’s written in Adam’s POV!

The story took place six and a half weeks after the last book ended and the introduction was quite a surprise becau
K.M. Montemayor
I really like this series. Book two is from Adam's POV and Ms. Aubrey does a great job being in his head. My only complaint is that the kind of conflict generated in this book is the miscommunication/no communication kind. That works in middle school but not for twenty-somethings.

Adam-Emilia doesn't respond well to your controlling techniques or ultimatums. Even Heath thought the (view spoiler) was a bad idea. I can forgive you for a lot of it because I do think your he
Jan 15, 2016 rated it did not like it
I hate this book tbh. I could not stand reading from Adam's POV because he's insufferable and too aggressive and basically a rock. He has no depth, he's a manipulative and controlling man who has no business being in a relationship. I was glad Mia dumped his ass but then she kept flip flopping between pushing him away and then wanting him and that's was extremely frustrating and annoying. Also knowing that she's been sexually assaulted, I would've thought Adam, being that he loves and cares for ...more
Jan 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
UPDATE: 04/30/2014

* ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review *

When I first read At Any Price, I was instantly hooked. From the very beginning, I knew Gaming the System would be a series that would be close to my heart. And close to my heart it has become indeed. Brenna Aubrey sure does not disappoint with At Any Turn, the second installment in this amazing series.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

At Any Turn was one hell of a rollercoaster ride. After finishing the book, I had to
Jan 18, 2016 rated it liked it
Very rarely does a book make angry. It might make me happy or sad or brokenhearted...but actual full-out anger is unusual for me.

Let me preface this review by saying that I absolutely loved the first book in this series. LOVED it. I thought it was smart and cheeky, the characters flawed and yet well-intentioned, frustrating and yet endearing. How can it be then, that this, the follow up to the first book, further chronicling the romance between Adam and Mia, could veer so far from the unique be
Dirty Dayna
Aug 13, 2017 rated it liked it
3 My Mia Stars.
This book was mostly just fluff.. it was the same stuff repeated over and over again. Mia became a petulant child and Adam became a stalker? Like why did both characters lose their essence in this book. I hated both of them.

I’m gonna watch you come, Emilia. I want to hear your pretty little sighs, your desperate moans. I want to hear you scream
This book was written because Mia had a secret and she left Adam and changed her hair, moved in with Adam’s friend, quit her j
Dec 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, cliffhanger
***Received an ARC copy by author in exchange for an honest review***


3.5 Geek Loving Stars

“We’re like magnets-try to separate us and we will tear ourselves apart to get back to each other. Put us together, let us spin, and we make electricity.”

At Any Turn by Brenna Aubrey is the second book in the Gaming the System series. I fell in love with Adam and Mia in At Any Price (Gaming the System #1) and I was nervous/excited about where this series was going to go because the fi
Jan 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
DISCLAIMER: What turned into an innocent read of a free on Kindle romance novel has turned into a weekend long marathon of this entire series. I finished this book hours ago and am currently about 80% through the third and final book of this trilogy. As it stands, all of the details are blurring together. This "review" will simply be a reaction to the book. I'll have a true review of the series posted under the third book.

Needless to say, I loved this book... HOWEVER - I spent about 90% of this
Feb 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Thank you so much Brenna Aubrey for giving me an ARC of this STELLAR book. I fell in love with Adam Drake all over again. Here we get the entire book told through Adam's POV and Brenna nailed it!

The story takes up right where At any Price left off. Adam is taking a long trek through the wilderness so that he can let some of his control issues go. He learns to let his work obsession go but his obsession with making sure Emilia is always within arms reach, well not so much. But Emilia is hiding s
Dec 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014-read, new-adult, arc
OMG, so flipping good. Brenna, you outdid yourself with this one. Need next one soon!
Jun 26, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars

The plot frustrated me!
Sep 08, 2017 rated it liked it
Having loved At Any Price I was excited to start At Any Turn and see where Adam and Mia would go next.... Nope nope and nope some more. I have to say that this was barely a 3 star read for me. I was surprised at home much I didn't like it. Now I don't like to give spoilers so I will try and say as much as I can about why this fell short for me without giving stuff away.

The story was too long. I mentioned in the first book of Gaming the System the length of things being dragged out, but this book
Sep 24, 2018 rated it liked it
Everything about this book aggravated me. I’m being generous giving it three stars.
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Gaming the System reviews:
At Any Price ❤❤❤❤ here
At Any Turn ❤❤ See below!
At Any Moment ❤❤❤ here
For the win ❤❤❤❤ here
For the One ❤❤❤❤ here
Worth Any Cost ❤❤ here

Bonus books:
At Any Price Bonus (bonus chapter) ❤❤❤ here

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I don’t like having to write this review, because I didn’t like the book. It’s not that I mind writing negative reviews, because I’ll do that if I feel it’s appropriate. But for this one I’m struggling so hard because I don’t want to be disrespecting of Bren
Feb 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I think I'll start my review by saying a massive thank you to Brenna for the ARC of this book. I loved At Any Price, I got emotionally tangled up in Adam and Mia back in December and was desperate to get my grubby little paws on the next part of their story and getting my mitts on it early resulted in a hideous seal-like clapping / flapping episode that I'm glad that no one was around to witness.

So, I started reading and one book bender later I was sitting shocked to my core and my inner fangirl
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