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(White Lace #1)

3.79  ·  Rating details ·  783 ratings  ·  175 reviews
In this edgy, sizzling romance for fans of Monica Murphy and Abbi Glines, a bad boy shows a straitlaced law student how to slow down and savor the good things.
Everly Parker is about to graduate from law school, always busy, and can’t stop rushing through life. Her late grandmother left her a bucket list of meaningful, can’t-miss experiences, but she hasn’t completed a s
Kindle Edition, 292 pages
Published May 12th 2015 by Loveswept
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Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
Apr 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 Stars

He might not be the man I should want, but maybe Max Levin was exactly the man I needed.

What a pleasant surprise this book was. If you're looking at the blurb and thinking this is yet another fluffy book about bad boy meets straitlaced good girl, think again. This story and the characters had so much more depth to them than the cover and blurb leads you to believe. Having loved all of Gina's Brazen titles, I didn't think twice before deciding to read this book and what a great
Mar 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 Stars!!


This one turned out to be so much better than I had expected. Gina Gordon surprised me in such a good way and I’m so looking forward to read more of her books. 'Rush' was everything the blurb “says” it is – sweet, sexy and fun, but it also was more than that. To be honest, for some reason I’ve expected this book to be lighter, but it has some interesting angst and drama that didn’t bore me to death or made me roll my eyes.

“In what world would an uptight law student with a fear
4 Sexy Stars.

When Max and Everly met, their lives couldn’t be more different. He is the hair to one of biggest porn movies companies in the world. She is a simple girl finishing law school. Neither of them is in the place they want at life, but neither of them is also brave enough to change it.
Everly has a bucket list that her grandmother left her before she died and she’s decided to make it. Max decides to help her… but what they didn’t know was that list was going to change them both.


Apr 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: may2015

Title: Rush
Series: Standalone
Author: Gina Gordon
Release date: May 12, 2015
Rating: 4 stars
Cliffhanger: No
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What made me pick up this book? Well, look at that synopsis. How could you not be intrigued? A book where the hero has ties to the porn industry is not your average read. I was really interested to see how the author would handle this subject matter.

Max comes from a legacy of pornography.

His mother: Porn star.

His father: Owner of White Lace Productions
* Meli Mel *

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'He had overtaken my entire being...and I fucking loved every minute of it.'

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Max Levin is man that will very soon inherit White Lace Productions, a pornography company. This is all he knows since he was a kid and is not at all ashamed by his upbringing. However, a part of him is not very satisfied with the life he has. A part of him wants more, but he doesn't think he des
~Stéphanie's Journal~
Feb 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Well I didn't except such a story when I requested to review Rush!
I won't lie the first thing that caught my eyes was the cover. You can't deny those abs are beautiful


After that, I had to check the blurb and I was sold. I always had a soft spot when a book talks about escort or happening in the porn industry. I'm always curious to see how an author can bring a character alive in a so special environment and still stay true to what it represents.

I've never read a book by Gina Gordon so I was exc
Claire Robinson
Nov 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 - "Don't underestimate the power of a good pussy." Stars!

If you are looking for something a bit different, sexy, edgy, slightly kinky, humorous, emotional, unexpected, in short a totally refreshingly engrossingly enjoyable read, then Rush is the book for you.

”I hate it when I get the wrong vagina mold.”

Max and Everly together were the perfect pairing, Mr. Been-there-done-it-all-and-got-the-t-shirt-to-prove-it, meets Ms. Life-as-it-passes-her-by, but the good thing about both of them is that
May 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
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"A bad boy shows a straitlaced law student how to slow down and savor the good things." That sentence alone had me wanting to read RUSH by Gina Gordon. How could you not want to read a book about a porn empire heir and a quintessential good girl?


RUSH was the first book that I have read from this author and I found myself enjoying this book a lot. From the opening line of the first page, I was hooked. Ms. Gordon surprised me on how this
I LOVED this book! The main reason this book was a huge winner for me was the hero, Max. Max has grown up in the porn industry. His dad owns a very successful porn company, Max is the casting director and his mom was a porn star. Max was nothing like I was expecting. I thought he'd be some big manwhore playboy and instead he's sexy, sweet, funny, generous, and kind but he still manages to keep his bad boy edge. I also really liked Everly - she was the perfect match for Max. This was a great stor ...more
Julia's Book Haven
Do not let the blurb for this book fool you. There is much more to this story then just a porn producer and a nose-in-her books law student. This is a story with much more complex characters then that. Deeper characters. Max and Everly are both trying to figure out what they want in life, who they want to be. And its a fun journey to go on with them, to watch them fall in love while they try to help each find the right path to take. I really enjoyed this book and I will definitely be checking ou ...more
Ivy Deluca
Feb 09, 2015 rated it liked it
Max, the porn scion, meets Everly, law school student. They’re opposites in every way, but when Max finds a bucket list Everly’s grandmother left her to complete before she graduates, the game is on. And what happens during that? Of course romance happens.

The Good, The Bad and Everything In Between

The hero isn’t an actor, but the producer : Usually in romances, porn is what the hero (never the heroine, but that’s another story) does because he needs money or is free with his junk, etc. Max, a
May 16, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: bucket-list
Everly has two roommates who are escorts. Her two roommates decide they might want to venture out and try something new that pays more money. Like porn. This puts Everly in Max's sights. Max is the Vice President of White Lace a very successful and popular pornography company.
Everly hasn't been living a life of her own since she was eight years old. Doing everything her parents want her to do. Study hard and become a top lawyer like them. She has no time for socializing. When her grandmother pa
*Arc kindly provided by NetGalley*

This is a story about finding who you really are.

Max is the face of a porn empire and sex is all they see in him.
His mother was a famous porn actress and his father is the owner of White Lace, a sex empire.
But Max has been thinking about what he really wants to be.

Everly is a student. Law school is everything she knows in her simple life.
Her late grandmother was the only one who knew Everly so she wrote a bucket list to her. An untouched list.
Everything c
Apr 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!! Pleasantly surprised! This one was just what I needed after a book slum!! LOVED IT!! <3
May 17, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 Stars
Jessica Alcazar
This was beyond fantastically sexy! ...

Everly Parker is the good girl that followed all the rules. She lived in the shadow of her parent's success and constant pushing for perfection. She doesn't know any different because that is all she knows. Not only does she not know any different, but she doesn't even know who she is other than a reflection of what her parent's wanted her to be... Until the list .... Everly's Nan was the only person who really knew Everly. She knew her deepest dar
Feb 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I know Gina Gordon can do sexy and create loveable characters, yet this was still an unexpected treat. With a couple who are fabulous together and a journey that held so much more than I anticipated, Rush isn't your normal good girl/bad boy New Adult read.


Written in a dual POV, we've been brought a sexy and fun read which also has real depth. Max Levin and Everly Parker are complex and their romance is a journey of discovery, realisation and of two young people finding their way in worlds where
Anne OK
May 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-reads
This one surprised me in so many good ways – a real treat full of laughs, sizzle, and a big dose of the real thing! An alluring New Adult read by a new-to-me author. Definitely a fun-to-read story that grabbed me with the blurb and kept me in my chair from start to finish. Great writing and wonderfully entertaining characters.

Max Levin is the heir to White Lace Productions, a pornography kingdom. He’s seen it all and lived it all as he grew up with parents who didn’t hide the business. But as
Feb 09, 2015 rated it really liked it

Entertaining Hot STARS

Meet Max.. in his early twenties and the vice-president of a family empire, a pornography production house... sounds good right?

Max meets Everly, naive yet smart law-student. Everly's immediate impression of Max is a young playboy defined by his industry, sex...

Max pursues her in the hopes of changing her mind about him and to help Everly with a bucket-list her recently deceased grandmother left her. And this is where the fun begins.

I had initially thougn that this would
Sheryl C. Nash
*4.5 stars*

REALLY, REALLY liked Max and Everly's story... but now... I WANT Ben's story as well, Gina Gordon!!!!! Please, please, please???!!!!

*ARC courtesy of Netgalley and Random House Publishing*
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Finally finished this. Loved the book. It was sexy, thrilling and edgy. This book blended the world of adult film industry with pure emotion. I simply loved the characters.
If you love romance then this is for you.

4 Stars from me.
"Rush" , was a incredible read though and so much more than the book blurb promised, so if you are looking for a fluff story this is not it ! Yes, " Rush" gives you the hot sexy, experienced confident guy in Max Levin and the somewhat sheltered niave young women , Everly Parker . They have a more than undeniably mutual attraction for one another but both from different worlds, Max Levin is the son of the the number one porn company and heir apparent to the empire, so sex is no stranger to him , ...more
Dawn Parker
Feb 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

This is the first book that I have read by this author. I really enjoyed this read!!! It had a really different storyline with him being born into a porn family and from an extremely conservative family.

Max and Everly both feel trapped in the destiny that has been mapped out for them. Both of their words completely change with they meet!! :) I absolutely love their chemistry and what Max does to introduce her to his life and check off the list. My only reason for not giving a full 5 st
Read this in one sitting...couldn't put it down!

4.5 stars

I couldn’t read this one fast enough! Totally into from page one! This novel took on so much more than I thought it would. When I first began, I thought it was just going to be some erotic nonsense about a young man working as a vice president for some porn entertainment company. But, it was definitely more than that. Max Levin has grown up in the adult entertainment industry. His mother was a porn star and his father owned the company. Bu
I'm sure by now you've read the blurb for Rush and wanted to know what it's about. Let me break it down for you. Hot boy meets plain Jane girl, sees something special in the girl, decides to help her out, they fall in love and live happily ever after. Sounds simple right? Only this boy is heir to the biggest adult entertainment film maker in Canada. He's also VP and one of his duties is screening the talent. The girl is a heartbeat away from finishing school to become a lawyer. And what does she ...more
* A review copy was provided by the author/publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review *

~ 5 White Lace Stars ~

Rush is the first book that I have read by Gina Gordon and I am happy to say that it won't be my last. I truly enjoyed her writing style and the storyline of this book. She also created real and relatable characters. The flow and pace of this story were spot on!! I liked how this wasn't an insta love situation and that she had Max and Everly become friends and then to
Sep 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
I'm leaving for my honeymoon in the morning (yea!) so I don't have as much brain as I would like to write a review. Hopefully I'll be able to flesh this out later but for now - I really liked Rush.

Max is the heir to a (respectable, not sleezy) porn empire but doesn't seem to have his heart in his work. Likewise Everly is battling through the last year of law school, unsure of where she will end up. The two randomly meet and, thanks to a "bucket list" Everly got from her grandmother she accepts
ARC courtesy of Netgalley and Random House Publishing. Thank you.

Hot. Hot. Hot. HOT!!!

I freaking loved every single sentence, paragraph, page, chapter of this book!!! LOVED IT in it's total entirety!

Max & Everly are complete opposites - one in pursuit of a law degree, the other carrying on in the family business in the world of porn.

I mean, when I say total opposites, you just can't help but question - how is this going to work?

Oh but it freaking worked over and over again much to my surprise.

Mar 21, 2016 rated it liked it
This was a good read. I don't
think that there was anything
exceptional, but good.

Max was a 23 yr old porn company
mogul. That was a little hard to
believe due to his age. I felt the
author needed to add about 10 yrs
to him. His character would have
been much more believable.

Everly irrated me at times. She was
weeks away from a law degree and
doesn't finish, because she wants to
pursue decorating. She is that girl.
The girl who is successful but still
wants less successful things. It is
hard for me to pu
Bette Hansen
Apr 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I thought this one was awesome! The premise of the book is great and I fell in love with Everly and Max right away. Don't let the fact that Max is heading up porn empire fool you. The book is so much more. Yes, there are tons of red hot sexy times but the core story is a true romance. When do gooder
Everly Parker and porn king Max Levin first meet there are definite sparks but she has no time and she's not his type. Then why can't he get her out of his mind. When he finds out she has a bucket lis
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