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USA TODAY Bestselling Author Dakota Madison returns with another spicy sports romance. This story set in the world of college basketball.

Neuroscience student SEDONA MILLER is perfectly imperfect. She’s slightly nerdy and slightly eccentric, but completely brilliant.

When an unfortunate accident leaves Sedona with an injured arm and she’s fired from her part-time job shelv
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214 pages
Published February 9th 2015 by Short on Time Books (first published January 27th 2015)
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Dali
A sweet and cute scientific take on what happens when a nerd and jock fall in love.
“When our eyes meet I feel a little buzz of electricity flow through my body. I realize it’s a biochemical reaction. I’ve triggered activity in the ventral tegmental area of my brain and a surge of dopamine has been released into my brain’s pleasure centers. Even knowing the science behind the biochemical reaction I still feel fluttery.”

Sedona Miller has never been normal. But who wants that? Normal is just
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Linda Sims
Apr 13, 2015 rated it liked it

Sedona is nineteen years old and a college senior, she's a very clever girl, she's also a bit nerdy having been raised by her mother in a collective. She shares an apartment with her best friend Lewis. When Sedona has an accident injuring herself she loses her job at the college library. Then Lewis jokingly suggests she should ask to tutor an athlete. Sedona needs money to pay her way so that's exactly what she does. Jesse is a big star on the basketball team and is the guy she's assigned to he
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Emily
Feb 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
After an accident leaves neuroscience student Sedona Miller out of a job, she finds an opportunity as a tutor for basketball athlete superstar Jesse Walker. Sedona is not sure how to teach a student who hasn't even opened the book and it is mid term already. As she gets Jesse on board to begin studying, Jesse throws a curveball when he begins showing interest in Sedona.

Very fun book. Sedona is a bit of a hippy and Jesse is the opposite of what a high profile basketball star would be. He genuinel
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Chu
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is one of the most interesting read I had so far with Dakota Madison. I knew there was something wrong with Jesse Walker – I had some idea, after all, it may not be pretty normal but it is not unheard of. It’s almost a taboo, a shame, something that not everyone needed to know, but should understand.

Their first meeting was not really that eventful, considering all those awkward moments. But nevertheless, despite of their differences, one thing is for sure: Jesse wanted Sedona riled up. She
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Christine
3.5 Stars

Meet Sedona who is a bit eccentric. She was raised in a Collective where a bunch of families live together under the same roof. Sedona is a brilliant, a vegetarian, eats organic and only shops at second hand stores for her clothes.

Meet Jesse Walker who is the star basketball at their college, loves meat, and has everyone wanting to be by him or with him. These two people could not be more different, but they have to work together when Sedona gets fired from her library job and has to w
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Anna
Mar 04, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
Sedona is an unconventional college student. She is about to graduate from college and pursue a graduate degree in neuroscience at the age of 19. An accident causes an injury that prevents her from continuing with her regular campus job and she finds herself in need of employment in the middle of the semester. Sedona finds work tutoring one of the university's basketball stars. Jesse Walker is a notoriuos bad boy and star athlete. He desperately needs help in passing one of his classes, and as S ...more
Carra
Feb 24, 2015 rated it liked it
Interference is a cute, quick read. The romance is sweet, and you'll find yourself hoping that there really are guys out there like Jesse who don't take advantage of the bevy of girls who fall all over themselves for a guy who plays on the school team.

Jesse is the epitome of the sweet jock, and Sedona is his polar opposite as a brainy, hippie-type. But the two of them just click together, even with Sedona's blissfully unaware attitude toward the sports community. Sedona is so understanding of Je
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Erica
Jan 31, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 stars
The jock and the nerd.
Total opposites thrown together due to Sedona's financial situation. She's forced to tutor students after losing her job.
The star basketball player and the book smart "nerd" seem like an unlikely couple to me, but I may be the minority in that department.
Interference was a cute, semi sweet read. There's not much drama even though there is the potential for it on numerous occasions.
It's a good quick read if your looking for something fun and light.
DawnMarie  Carpintero
Feb 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars

As little girls we all remember the first time our mom painted our nails. The sensation of the thrill it gave us little girls as it became a rite of passage for some of us. The first time we got to act like big girls for the world to see with the vibrant color that was brushed upon our nails. With each stroke of the brush we would get giddier and giddier knowing that we made it to big girl status. Looking back now we come full circle as we cast the first vibrant stroke of the brush on our
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Loredana
Feb 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received this book in exchange for an honest review.

Sedona Miller knows what she wants, and is well on her way to getting it. She is deeply entrenched in trying to make it through the remaining days of her undergraduate studies, hanging out with her roommate Lewis, and planning for the future. That is, until life throws a curveball, er, minivan in her way. Her injured arm causes a change in jobs so she can make ends meet. She decides she’s going to take on tutoring athletes. In turn, she meets
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Margaret
Jan 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
Wow – this book was so much more than “the brainy/nerdy girl tutors the star athlete/jock and against all odds they fall in love” story. There was so much going on in this book that added so many different layers to the story, all of which made this a really good read.

Even though Sedona is brilliant and nerdy and slightly off-beat, I love the fact that she’s far from sheltered. Growing up in a collective has certainly influenced many of her lifestyle and behavior choices – she’s a vegan and rare
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Kim Howlett
Feb 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I have read quite a few of Dakota Madison's books and have always enjoyed her stories.
Interference is another sports romance book, but this time the story is focused on basketball.
Jesse is a hot basketball player. He's at college and he's adored and loved by everyone because of his talent and charm, but that's just the Jesse that he wants the world to see. The "real" Jesse is a very nice, loyal, loving, patient, sweet man whose incredible vulnerable. I liked his character instantly. You could
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Kimberly (Kimmy Loves to Read)
Feb 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, 4-stars
ARC received in exchange for an honest review.

Sedona needs a job and tutoring is the only thing available. Before she even starts people are warning her that her job is to tutor and that's it. First it's when she meets the Director of the Athletic Academic Center:
“Sometimes we get young woman who apply for tutoring jobs because they want to be up close and personal with the athletes, if you get my drift.

”I cock my head to one side and give it some thought, but come up empty. “Not really.”

“This
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ByoBook Club
Feb 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: lee-anne, nickea
DOUBLE REVIEW

This is a read that you’ll not want to put down once you've started – it sucks you right in! Sedona is a brilliant beautiful young woman who no one notices because of her eccentric style. Jessie is the star basketball player that every woman wants to “get to know.” Sedona and Jessie meet when Sedona is assigned as his tutor. Sedona spends most of her time frustrated with Jessie because he refuses to read his textbooks and she doesn't think he’s taking his classes seriously. Little d
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Michelle Schroer
4 STARS!!!

**I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.**

Straight out of the gate - the blurb - I knew I'd like it. Brilliant nerdy girl meets college superstar jock. I'm mean really? Who wouldn't love that? But, to my surprise, this went a bit deeper than just a college romance. I found myself rooting for the characters while their secrets came to light and I was really drawn in by the dynamics of the relationships. The hush-hush tone of one of the situations was one I won'
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Brittany Price
*I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

I found that this book started out interesting, but eventually faded. I was excited to be reading a book worm and jock fall in love romance. I thought I would really enjoy both characters, but I ended up not meshing well with who they turned into. Sedona came off as a clumsy, book worm that I could see making me laugh. “It all happens so fast: the screeching of breaks; someone pushing me out of the way; landing on the pavement with
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Tiffany Readz
Feb 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Dakota Madison called this "A short on time book, fast-paced novels for readers on the go!" and that is exactly what you get. A fun romance story in fast forward. Sure it feels rushed, however you aren't mad at the author for a cliffhanger or a book that goes on too long. It's just right.

Sedona is a smart girl. Graduating high school at sixteen, she is now a senior in college at only nineteen. She wants to go into the field of neuroscience, so school has been her life for as long as she can reme
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Paula  Phillips
Feb 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Some authors you find their books are quite slow and hard to get into, then others you pick them up and keep reading and before you know it, they are finished. Dakota Madison is the latter. All her books are set in College Campus life and feature some sort of sports player that does not fit the norm of the world in some aspect. In Interference , we meet Sedona Miller - she grew up in a collective environment with just her mother Sunny and other families, and now at nineteen she is a college seni ...more
Dusti Dasilva
Feb 21, 2015 rated it liked it
I feel like this book could have been so much better. The writing style wasn’t really doing it for me at times. The characters were good and I enjoyed the love triangle, I mean come on anyone with eyes could see that Lewis (Sedona’s bestfriend and roommate) has the hots for her. It was clear as day to me at least reading their conversations and their scenes. I don’t agree with the whole guys and girls can’t be friends without one wanting to sleep with the other or one of them being gay. To me th ...more
Lynda Dickson
Feb 22, 2015 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Ages 16+
Sedona is studying to be a neuroscientist, and she only has eight weeks left to complete her undergraduate course when her world comes "crumbling down" around her. She injures her arm in a car accident, and then she gets fired from her job at the library. Her flatmate, Lewis Armstrong, suggests she gets a job tutoring college athletes. That's how she meets basketball player Jesse Walker, "the guy every girl on campus wants to date". But is his bad boy reputation really warranted? Jesse is more i ...more
Debbie
Feb 03, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015-reads, romance
Independent reviewer for Paranormal Romance and Authors That Rock.

Sedona loses her job after an accident means she can't shelve books. Landing a tutoring gig seems an easy option. But Jesse has worked his way through 2 tutors in as many weeks. He's a basketball player, and thats all he wants to do. But He needs to pass The History of Jazz to stay playing. Sedona discovers a sercet that could cost him his career, or could cost her his love.

When I'm sent a book to read, the first thing I do, is to
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Nicole
Feb 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars. A story with so much potential

I received a copy of this story in exchange for an honest review.

I liked Sedona's story. This was a quick, easy read. Sedona is a likable girl, very smart, a bit oblivious to many things. She had been raised in a commune, so her upbringing was non-traditional. The story started off with an accident that injures her arm, which lead to her losing her job at a library. She is preparing to graduate college at an early age, so she needs a job to help pay her b
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Books Laid Bare
Feb 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
I want sure what I expected from this when I read the blub and that may have been my first mistake because it delivered more than I thought possible.
Sedona is a go getting type of girl, someone who takes everything in her stride. Jesse Walker is everything that Sedona isn’t but what you see with this guy is definitely not what you get, you get so much more! He is a peach!
An injury forces Sedona to make a swift but needy change to her plans and she begins tutoring some of the athletes. Jesse is i
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Jessica
Feb 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Some books are just an absolute pleasure to read. Everything about them works – the plot, the characters and the way the romance unfolds. You’re lured into the author’s imaginary word world for a few hours and you’re delighted to be there. Interference was one those books for me. It was my first book from Dakota Madison and I loved it.

The two main characters Jesse and Sedona are both college students but they’re having completely different experiences. Jesse is a basketball star – he is adored,
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Danielle
Feb 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
I was giving this book for a honest review.
If you want a read about how the nerdy girl gets the popular guy this is the story for you. This story was beautifully written. Sedona is a shy girl who always wanted to stay in the shadows because of how she grew up and Jessie was the star of the basketball team so as we know it is used to getting all the attention and all the girls. Sedona was a nerd and in she was completely satisfied with her life. All she needed was to get good grade, her one frie
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Carrie White
Apr 07, 2015 rated it really liked it


Sedona is a unique gal who grew up in a unique way, living in a unique, unconventional environment.
Ingrained into her brain ‘Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose’ has made her into the type of person she is today.
Attending college, living with her bestie Lewis.
An accident throws a quirky wrench into her little, secluded & comfortable world.
Now leaving her with no other option but to take on tutoring for the sports department.
Which she would never ever do but desperation is calling annoyingly loud.
J
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Christine Mize
Feb 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Neuroscience major Sedona Miller finds herself suddenly without a job in the middle of the college semester due to an unfortunate accident. Will to do just about anything to make sure she could pay her rent, she takes a job tutoring a member of the basketball team, Jesse Walker. Jesse is a superstar at the college and is used to getting his was on just about anything due to his talent on the basketball court. He finally meets his match when his new History of Jazz professor actually expects him ...more
Vanessa Sims
Feb 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mf-reviews, romance
4.5 Stars
Interference is told from Sedona’s point of view, but how I wanted to know what Jesse was thinking.

Sedona is you typical smart girl. After being in an accident she looses her job. Wanting to be able to par bills she takes on being a tutor for athletes. Her old boss roommate doesn’t think she can do it, but she will prove them wrong.

When Sedona meets Jesse, she doesn’t fall all over him and actually wants to help him. When he brings her lunch, and she doesn’t eat it, because it’s beef an
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Danielle from Short and Sassy
Feb 11, 2015 rated it really liked it

4 stars

I thought Interference was a very touching read. For me this was a fast read, maybe because I was really into the story. Sedona Miller is close to graduating college with a neuroscience degree at the young age of 19. She is Really Smart. Because she is so smart, she doesn't really have time for boys or a social life. She is kind of sheltered and a little weird.

Unfortunately, Sedona is also accident prone.When she hurts her arm, she loses her job at the school library. She finds a replace
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books are love
Feb 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
I love sedona and jesse. I really feel for Jesse because of his talent he was overlooked by his teachers and until Sedona he never felt a need to want better for himself. Sedona is a geek. A sweet nerdy geek. One that you would not expect to like Jesse. they are thrown together because she needs the job and he needs to pass. both stubborn and yet cute and precious as they get to know one another and fall for each other. Jesse is a smart guy just never really seen for his mind just his talent on ...more
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USA TODAY Bestselling author Dakota Madison is known for writing new adult, love in midlife, and contemporary romance with a little spice and lots of heart. Dakota is a winner of the prestigious RONE Award for Excellence in the Indie and Small Publishing Industry. When she's not at her computer creating spicy stories Dakota likes to spend time with her husband and their bloodhounds. Dakota also wr ...more
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