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Taming Alex

(West #2)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  1,492 ratings  ·  67 reviews
Alexis has always been the wild child in the family. Now that she's engaged to the town’s bad boy, Travis, she finally thinks she's heading in the right direction. Then life throws a tall, dark, and good man her way and causes her whole world to shake.

Grant's back in town. Helping his father with his legal practice had never been in his plan, but after trying to live in t
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Published November 2014 by Jill Sanders (first published March 21st 2014)
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Apr 27, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cowboys
I wish Holding Haley was out now because I want more of this series. I'm so happy I found this series because I'm really enjoying it. Taming Alex was just as good as Loving Lauren, if not better. This is another friends to lovers story. Grant and Alex grew up together, Alex the wild child and Grant the goodie to shoes. Grant has had it bad for Alex since at the age of seven they shared their first kiss. After going away to college, Grant is back and ready to win Alex over. These two were so swee ...more
★★★★★ Taming Alex by Jill Sanders (West Series #2)

I was given this beta in exchange for my honest opinion.

Well this series has shocked me and been an eye opener to a genre of some super hot sweaty ripped cowboys. Why have I never read cowgirls/cowboys before?!?!?

The West sisters are back,
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running Saddleback Ranch.
It started as an innocent kiss, really just a keep you trap shut kiss. But it stole his heart.
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Eighteen years later,
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This is definitely not the Grant
Micky Cox
Feb 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
If you like a steamy romance then this one is for you! Great characters, including spirited farm animals with tons of spunk, and a good plot will keep you entertained while the sex and sexual innuendo will keep your blood pressure up. While this wasn't my favorite book by this author it was still a good book and helped continue the story from the first book in the series. I am interested to see where the author goes in the next book in the series as the featured characters are each unique and we ...more
Mar 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
I am really liking this series. After book one I was looking for a little bit more depth and I am happy to say I got it in book two. I loved Alex and Grant together.
I was not a huge fan of Alex in the first book. She came off selfish and immature. She quickly redeemed herself and I was pulling for her this entire story. She found her own way, let herself be deserving of true love and letting go of her past.
Grant, oh my goodness, he was every woman's dream. In love with Alex since their first ki
Marisela M. Chavez
May 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Alex and Grant story was beautifully written. This story had me smiling from beginning to end, who knew their story began with one innocent kiss as young kids. These West sister are remarkable and can’t wait to read Haley next.
Aug 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Dream Come True!!!

Grant Holton has always had a crush on Alexis "Alex" West since a tender age, she was the first girl he ever kissed and vice versa.

Grant went away to law school while Alex stayed in Texas, worked at the local diner, helped her sister Lauren around the ranch and started dating bad boy Travis Nolan. The latter proposed to Alex which didn't sit well with her sisters, Lauren and Haley but when Alex found out about her sister Lauren's marriage to Chase Graham.....things were a lit
Apr 27, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Alex has always been the wildest of her three sisters. She blames herself, just as her older sister did, for her mom dying. Even though she's wild, she has never been one to slip out on work though, in fact she started working at the dinner as soon she could and started giving half her paycheck to help pay for bills after her father dies when she was 17.

She's known for a long time that she wanted to marry Travis even though he is the town bad boy but she catches him in a compromising poisson ag
May 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoy this new series from Jill Sanders, this one must be her best one yet!! We readers were introduced to these three sisters in book one, this story was about the second oldest sister Alex. After losing their mother Lauren took on care of her 2 other sisters, now young ladies. Alex was fun wild child, who is engaged to the town bad-boy.
Grant comes back into town and buys a small farm out to prove he is back to stay. When things finally brake for the relationship between Travis and Ale
Jul 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
Rating 3.75 (Yes I have decided to start rating on a quarter scale)

Of the series that I have read, Taming Alex was my favorite because I always seem to empathize with the 'bad' girl. This is probably because I was generally always the good girl and secretly had a wild streak that I oppressed. Someday this will probably cost me a fortune in therapy. Also, I love girl names that double as boy names (completely unrelated but this is my review). Anyways, Taming Alex has a little mystery, proves nice
Jul 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fave-series, cowboy
as soon as i finished Loving Lauren and loved it, i thought i had to read the 2nd one and i wasn't disappointed, i loved this story and how Alex and Grant's story comes together, not the usual alpha male i liked but its a nice change from the usual alpha males i read. Grant was alpha in his own way and so sweet and his love for Alex was just beautiful and their characters suits well, i truly enjoyed reading this book, now I'm reading Holding Haley as i had to read her story now or i won't settle ...more
Apr 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This series is becoming 1 of my favorites!! This story was heartwarming & exciting. I thought I had it all figured out, but it took me until 3/4 of the way through to realize I was wrong!!! Therefore, it was well written in my opinion as it kept you on the edge of your seat & wasn't overly obvious as to the "who done it" aspect of the book.
I loved the relationship between Alex & Grant. The story made you want to fight for their relationship until the bitter end. I really enjoyed this exciting lo
Donna Porter
Oct 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Travis is a bad boy and Alexis is his wild girl friend. After two years together she finds out he has been cheating on her for a while. Grant is a preppy goodie guy from high school. When he comes back home he finds Alexis and when she breaks up with Travis he figures its his turn. He persues Alexis but she feels even though she really likes Grant that she isn't good enough for him. Then when things start to happen, which puts her in danger Grant is there for her. Nice story. Some profanity and ...more
Kim Page
Nov 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's hard to believe but true Alex's story is even better. I dare you not to fall in love with Grant...he is just too yummy for words!! The West girls continue to struggle with losing their mother too early in their lives...each having their own emotional hurts and unwarrented guilt over it. Dealing with that, learning to free themselves of that guilt helps each to find their own true love like the love their parents shared can be difficult to say the least!! Now for little Haley's Story!! ...more
Tracy Lundy-Munn
May 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Taming Alex is the second book in the West Series by Jill Sanders. This standalone book had a solid storyline with tons of twist and turns that it had me hooked from beginning to end. The characters had lots of depth, emotion and chemistry that you couldn't help but fall in love with all the characters. Grant & Alex were a fabulous couple that you were rooting for them to find their happily ever after. Looking forward to more books by this fabulous author. ...more
Nov 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is book 2 in the series and follows the story of Alex and Grant.

The suspense in the story always leaves you second guessing. That mixed with the beautiful romance elements made this an addictive and enjoyable read.

I thoroughly enjoyed the first book, but this one was of a higher standard that the first book. If the series continues to improve, this may turn out to be one of my more enjoyable series.

Highly recommend
Apr 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Once my book reloaded, I was able to read the entire book instead of 2 pages. Haley & Grant's story is wonderful. Love that Lauren and Chase had some parts in this book. I hope Haley's story comes out soon ...more
Mrs. Garen L. Herd
Good read

This one is as good as the first and maybe a tiny bit better. Alex is as stubborn, sexy and smart as her sister Lauren. Grant is smart, funny, sexy and a hunk. There is a bit more mystery to overcome and the culprit is a real shocker at the end. Highly recommend.
Rachel Rule
Nov 02, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved Taming Alex! Alex is sassy and smart and thank god she got rid of her stupid ex! Grant is such a hot cowboy/Lawer and he's such a great fit for Alex...again love the suspense in these books, it keeps me hooked till the end, trying to find out who did it lol such great reads xx ...more
Alison Davies
Apr 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I have fallen in love with this series... there's so much I could say about it, but I don't think I could do it enough justice... so all I can say is read it and you won't be disappointed... I can't wait for the third book!! ...more
Dec 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Mar 27, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was better than the first. I really loved the story of Alex and Grant and I'm thinking the 3rd book of Haley and Wes will be even better. ...more
Apr 15, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Grant was the town "goody too shoes". Alex was the town's wild child. Years later they come together and prove that opposites do attract ...more
Apr 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Alex and Grants story proves good guys don't always finish last. ...more
Apr 20, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is good. I really enjoy this a lot. I could not put it down.!
Tina Jenkins
May 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved it

This is a must read. Jill is awesome and I enjoy all her books. She captures you from the first page.
Selma Martinez
Jun 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

it was good
I liked the characters but I'm afraid to read the last one all about high school sweet hearts reunited hmm
Jun 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series is like a breath of fresh air. I am loving them. Highly recommend it. I couldn't put it down and didn't want it to end. This series took me completely by surprise. ...more
Dec 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
I loved this one more than Loving Lauren!! This was a great story!! I cannot wait to read about Haley!! :)
Marianne Lowe
Dec 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book. Alex may seem wild, but she is dependable and loving more than you know. Her outward spunk is just he wonderful personality showing through.
Lisa Powell
Mar 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
Another great book. The 'who done it' kept you quessing. I thought it was one little rich girl 'don't want to give name. Will spoil it. Anyway out come was great. Will get next book. ...more
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Other books in the series

West (10 books)
  • Loving Lauren (West #1)
  • Holding Haley (West, #3)
  • Missy's Moment (West, #4)
  • Breaking Travis (West #5)
  • Roping Ryan (West, #6)
  • Wild Bride (West #7)
  • Corey's Catch (West #8)
  • Tessa's Turn (West #9)
  • Saving Trace (The West Series, #10)

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