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Getting Lucky

(Portland Pioneers #2)

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  114 ratings  ·  13 reviews
He might have struck out. . .

Noah Fox's life is changing. Ever since he was hit in the head by a pitch, nothing has been the same. Fighting daily headaches and the growing fear that his baseball career is over, Noah goes in search of the woman who once loved and left him.

But he refuses to stop swinging.

What he finds in the tiny town of Sand Point is nothing he could have e
ebook, 496 pages
Published December 1st 2014 (first published November 27th 2014)
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Oct 01, 2014 rated it liked it
Beth Bolden has one of the best contemporary romance voices I’ve read this year. Getting Lucky is her second release, and really hit the sweet spot. Whereas her first release, The Lucky Charm was more of a sports romance, Getting Lucky is a small town romance set during the winter holidays. This read like a screenplay for a television show, and reminded me of Gilmore Girls. The romance was more on the sweet and tender side, even though there are some great love scenes, but nothing too raunchy or ...more
Amanda Weaver
Dec 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really loved Beth Bolden's first book in this series, The Lucky Charm, so I was looking forward to reading the sequel, which focuses on Jack's hot best friend, Noah, and it didn't disappoint!

Noah's had a rough year. Summarily dumped by the woman he thought he was in love with and then sidelined with a potentially career-ending injury. He's a little lost when he decides to track down his ex-girlfriend and demand some answers. He doesn't find Tabitha, but he does find her sister, Maggie, running
Nov 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really liked this book! I enjoyed the first book in the series but I liked this one so much more. If you haven't read book one I highly recommend that you do. Technically you could read this book as a stand alone but you will get so much more out of it if you read them in order.

I fell in love with Noah Fox in The Lucky Charm and I was super excited to find out he would be having his own book. I needed to know how he was doing after what happened in book one. At first glance Noah was a pretty b
Eleanor (The Book Hammock)
Oct 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: dec-2014
Remember Noah Fox???? Chyeah, me too. He’s too delish to forget.

It bugged me, why I liked this book better than the first, Jack and Izzy’s. And then it hit me, like a curveball, or a fast ball, or a bat to the head. I don’t like baseball. LOL

Noah managed to capture my heart with this story. Bolden has our injured boy traveling to find his old flame, the woman who “loved” him and left him and was cold and calculated. Seek her why? We don’t know. At first. *insert evil cackle*

Maggie May King, Tabi
Michelle Eriksen
Nov 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
I received this book as an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.

One of the thinks that I love about being a blogger/reviewer is getting to experience so many really amazing authors and styles. I had not had a chance to read the first book in this series, but I have really started to enjoy sports based romance and I am really happy I decided to give this one a chance.

Noah is having a rough time lately. A relationship that he had thought might go somewhere ended abruptly, then he was hit
Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was ok
They meet they fall in love, end of the story. It felt flat and lacked the spirit I loved so much in the first one...
Angel Lawson
Nov 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
When I heard Beth Bolden was publishing a book (Lucky Charm) I emailed her right away and asked for a copy. I'm a fan of sports romance so this was a perfect fit. I also knew Beth is a fan of baseball which gave the story a lot of real-ness that I appreciated. At the time I definitely wanted to know more about Noah Fox, a secondary character in The Lucky Charm and was excited to find out he was the central figure of her next novel in the series, Getting Lucky.

One thing I loved about GL is the fa
Mar 10, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Actual rating 2.5 stars.

A little step up from the previous book. A bit more substance to the character.

Formatting was very weird, every other chapter or so I had to re-size the font. It kept jumping from very tiny to very big.
Mandi Schreiner
Dec 02, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: contemporary
This one is really sweet. Which is nice..but maybe a little too nice? I needed a little bit more conflict than just Tabitha. But sweet.... :)
Nov 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
I’m so glad Beth decided to write Noah’s story. I liked him in The Lucky Charm but I absolutely fell in love with him in Getting Lucky.

Noah plays baseball for the Portland Pioneers and has been on the injured reserve list after taking a pitch to the head and suffering from a concussion. He starts going a bit stir crazy and decides to confront his ex girlfriend, Tabitha, who up and left him high and dry without even looking back. His travels take him to Tabitha’s home town, Sand Point. When he ge
Dec 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Sweet and fun story. More small-town romance than sports-themed like I was expecting.

I had a bit of a hard time figuring Maggie out. The first few chapters, for me, kind of paint a picture of a woman who hates her town (superficial, shallow, like Tabitha), although one could glean from Maggie's actions that she doesn't seem to be bitter at all. I think this is partially addressed later when Tabitha predictably photobombs the picture, but it does confuse me at first.

And Noah is sweet, sweet, and
Alex Rowe
Jan 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Takes the solid foundation of the first book and runs with it!

This is a fast-paced, fun, and more emotionally fulfilling follow up to the solid first novel. If the baseball focus of Lucky Charm was a main draw for you, you should know that this new book has almost no baseball content. That didn't stop me from getting sucked in by its characters and world, and blend of sweet, realistic sentimentality. The emotional moments and humour hit just right, and the book is not afraid to get steamy when i
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Beth Bolden lives in Portland, Oregon with her supportive husband. She wholly believes in Keeping Portland Weird, but wishes she didn't have to make the yearly pilgrimage up to Seattle to watch her Boston Red Sox play baseball. She's a fan of fandoms, and spends too much of her free time on tumblr.

Beth has been writing practically since she learned the alphabet. Unfortunately, her first foray into

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Portland Pioneers (3 books)
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  • Luck isn't a Lady (Portland Pioneers #3)