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3.78  ·  Rating details ·  175 ratings  ·  29 reviews
He needs her help.

She wants his heart.

Both will get more than they bargained for.

SWIRL is a steamy New Adult story about a girl in love with a guy who's off limits at a time in her life where things are very much outside of her control.

After a handsome jerk publicly humiliates her because of her weight, 24-year-old Brianna “Bri” Davis hits an all-time low. With no care
Published March 10th 2015 by Swoon Romance (first published January 2015)
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The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears
Despite my utter disdain for the cover (which I'll get to later in this review), the author was so professional in her response to my criticism of it that out of courtesy to her I went and purchased her book and read it.

Anyone who takes a gander at my READS shelf will notice I have a fondness for strong heroines. In fact, strong and savvy heroines are nonnegotiable. Weak or pity party heroines need not apply. I have to love the heroine as much, or more than I do the hero. Unfortunately Brianna,
Musings of A Romance Junkie
Loved this story! Loved Jayce! This is my first read by M.L. Spann, and with all new authors that I read, I never know what to expect. This story left me more than satisfied. What I really loved about this story is it's a different kind of IR Romance because all IR romance isn't BWWM, so this was a sweet, refreshing breath of fresh air.

Brianna, or Bri, is a recent college grad, who like many young adults with degrees, is jobless and still living at home. She's still reeling from a broken engagem
Mar 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is my first book by this author and this is the author's first book.

This is Bri and Jayce's story.

This story had me laughing out loud which I did not expect. This curvy plus sized lady is unlucky in love. All the men she meets are total frogs!! Then it looks likes she has found the real deal when something goes wrong and it looks like Prince Charming is going to end up as another fog! This is why the roller-coaster of emotions happened for me!

This was a good read with sprinkles of good humo
May 28, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

This was the sweetest story. Why did it take me forever to read this. Bri is so much like me. With all the heartache she been through, I'm glad she found her prince.
Jun 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I adore this story!! It was definitely a page turner for me. Bri was just a riot and she reminded me so much of my own sister.
Apr 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

This is my first book by this author and it will not be my last you will laugh at somethings so be aware. I liked this book alot however I felt it could have been a little more in depth but overall great read
Apr 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This was perfect. I didn't want it to end. I loved all the characters, except Vivi. I laughed out aloud. Her inner thoughts were hilarious. Great storyline, friends before lovers. I will definitely read something else by Spann. ...more
Feb 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
I loved this book
Renita R. Brown
Jul 25, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nice read

Enjoyable read. Through Bri's self esteem issues, she found a friend and love. This was a tearjerker for sure. Nicely done
Crystal Moody
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good Read

This was a really good read. Funny too. I want to read more from the author. This was my first read by her and I'm looking forward to more.
May 02, 2015 rated it it was ok
This actually started off good, but ended up a bit of a mess. I didn't remember the book description so at first I was pleasantly intrigued not knowing who the hero was going to be. Brianna's predicament is all too common, no job or prospects right out of grad school. Then she meets a hot guy who turns out to be not at all what she needed. Lucky for her she has a sexy Samoan barista to lift her spirits. All of this was fun, but when the romantic conflict hit things went downhill.

Races for certai
Sep 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
You ever read a book that makes you smile from the very first page? That book was “Swirl” for me.

I loved Brianna and I really related to her. I used to be very overweight so struggling with body issues is something I know very well. She could get a bit gloomy at times but that didn’t bother me. I think that’s part of being young and the frustration you experience when things just don’t work out the way you hoped they would. She did have some sass and spunk, which I liked. She made me laugh too.
Sue Paulsen
Mar 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Swirl was AMAZING!!! I just could not put it down and devoured it in one sitting.

I love Bri! She is so down to earth. I could completely relate to her and all that was going on in her life. And Jayce? SWOON! What a guy! So sweet and caring! I loved the others in the book as well… from Gram Gram to Keon to Darren… I literally laughed out loud many times throughout the book. I really enjoyed reading this book!

M.L. Spann totally knocked it out of t
M.J. Friday
Apr 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good Read indeed!

I liked this book a lot. Jayce and Brianna were cute and this book was so funny. I really loved how the relationship developed between these two. Even though this was a quick read,the relationship between Jayce and Bri wasn't rushed. The Book was written in such a way that it remained me of those romantic comedies and had me laughing out loud( literally) but still had that element of romance and hot sex that I love in a book. This is my 1st book by this author and I will make it
Noreen Joseph
Apr 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is my first time reading this author and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. Bri is struggling with her weight and finding a job. She has her mother who is supportive and her gram gram who likes to throw boulders at her with her best interest at heart. She has the ever loving friend Kristen who always have her back. Jacey who ends up being her knight and a book boyfriend. Love Love Love this. I fully recommend this. Some minor grammatical issues that did not detract from the story. I wil ...more
Mar 09, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was such a sweet love story! Poor Bri can't catch a break in her life! Her favorite coffee shop's owner winds up giving her a job and a friendship begins! He's such a nice guy but an idiot when it comes to his psycho girlfriend! She's very manipulative with Jayce. Jayce wants Bri to help him with his relationship with crazy girlfriend! In doing so she realizes she has feelings for him and doesn't want to help, but does. Sweet love story develops with Jayce and Bri. I love her Gram-Gram! Tha ...more
Lynda Garcia
Mar 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This book is so cute and darn right funny. I laughed out loud so many times...tears running down my face...such a good,sexy,romantic story. It starts of with a quick hook up and I thought to myself...not another one of those implausible IR girl meets rich white billionaire in a coffee and everything turns out this will enjoy it to the last drip drop of coffee
Note: I received this book for free in return for an honest review.

I like the premise of this book, and it did well as it promise. Bri is a woman being put down for a lot of bad circumstances (fiancé, job, family) until a friend offered a hand, Jayce is sweet as it can be but friend zone her from the beginning. I like the book and I would love to read more about Keon (love the name) and Darren. I just wish they change the cover of the book , it does represent Bri and Jayce at all.
Nov 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3-star, romance
Bri is a very realistic and sweet character. I loved her. Jace on the other hand is such a push over. He's willingness to belive Vivian's lies when they could have easily been proven or not, was my least favorite part of this story. It's hard for me to believe he would be dumb enough to fall for her crap. Maybe it's because the men in my family would never would. ...more
Apr 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A really fun read!

What I love is when a book is so solid it could fit within any romance genre. The story is well-balanced with out any unnecessary fillers-it's also hysterically funny. I fought myself laughing out loud. The author infuses this love story with a silliness that is so endearing. Can't wait for more from this author.
Kellane Ayanna Mitchener

Jayce and Bri, what a rollercoaster ride with these two. At times I thought b was too hard on j plus she overlooked so many things. Overall I give this book a 4.5. I liked her gram gram a d mother. Keon and Kirsten were great people as well.#buythisbook
May 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely awesome read!!!

I loved Jayce and Bri's story! I hope Keon and Kirsten get their own story as well as Darren.
This book has it all, it will make you laugh, cry and swoon.
Nancy  L Thompson

I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. Characters were believable and they had real personality. Please keep up the great work. Ill be looking for your next book
Apr 07, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great Read!

I finished the book in a day! It was funny, sad and totally engaging. I hope there is a book two to tell Kirsten's story.
Mar 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-read
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