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Jax

(Breaking the Declan Brothers #1)

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3.98  ·  Rating details ·  2,127 ratings  ·  301 reviews
“Some boys can get rough, some don’t always listen when you tell them to stop, and some boys, they’re just monsters. You gotta be careful who you play with…” ~ Jax Declan

I’m a tease, always have been. In my teens, Jax Declan tried to warn me about staying away from the bad boys. The only boy I ever wanted was Jax. But, no matter how much I tried to play with him, he reject
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published March 2015 by Kelly Gendron
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NiCoLeTa E.
Mar 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotic-romance, arc
***4 best "Pie eater" stars***

Hahaha... That book was really good!!!
It was a quick, funny, teasing and intense reading, all in once!!!

I really liked Declan brothers, even though, except Jax, i saw small glimpses from the other two...
But i'm wondering about their stories too... Especially Slate's...

But let me talk to you about this one...
Emmie and her two besties are deciding to spend their summer in their "hometown" but Bayou for them means hot and steamy Declan brothers... And for Em, that m
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✦❋Arianna✦❋
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was ok
2-2.5 Stars!!
Jen
3 First Love Stars

This book was okay on it's own but in my opinion its purpose was to set up the remaining stories between the other 2 brothers and vacationing friends. The writing was fine and the story itself was cute but that's about it. Not a whole lot of character development and I felt the backstory needed more detail. Based on this quickie, I can definitely see some promise for the rest of the series.

ARC provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review
Maida»-(¯`v´¯)-»

RATING: 2.5-3 Best Pie Eater Hearts!!! :)

This was a quick and steamy read! Some aspects – the plot and character development – definitely could have used some work, but overall it is a decent enough read. The smexy times are definitely hot!

I am looking forward to Slate's book next!
KAT ♕ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books ♕
★Complimentary Copy provided by the author in exchange for an honest review★

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TITLE: Jax
SERIES: (Breaking the Declan Brothers #1)
AUTHOR: Kelly Gendon
GENRE: Contemporary Romance
RELEASE DATE: March 12th
MY RATING: ★★★★

4 spank me more Jax Stars

JAX ~ When it comes to a woman's skin, I like to see it flushing red. And I like to make it that way with the firm touch of the palm of my hand.

Three single friends with a goal in mind "To breaking the Declan Brothers"..

I'm going to try breaking him before
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Talltree
Jun 03, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 stars for the superhot sex scenes. As for the romance it was dragged out, h chased H and they didn't get together till last 30% I'd say...I almost DNFed.

Safe with exception : : (view spoiler)
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Jennifer
May 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
ARC received for review

Quick, sexy read. Three girlfriends set on breaking three brothers. Jax was seriously hawt, and he had been in love with Emmie since high school. Life happens and she moves away. Now she's back and he's not going to let her get away this time.

There was one line that I read, re-read, came back after a couple pages and read again. It just makes me laugh.

"His thumb finds my clit, and with precise movement, he buffs my nub."

Where are they..a nail salon?

Can't wait to read Sl
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Michelle
Mar 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars
Three brothers who fight and own a bar. Three girlfriends in town for the summer. Yep I was all up in this one. lol
A steamy quickie! I will be on the look out for Slates book:)
Carissa
Mar 14, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc-s-2015
A fast paced sexy read.
1-Click Addict Support Group
Apr 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I know most people are in love with Jax from Sons of Anarchy, but never having watched that show (and after reading this book) I can safely say the Jax I want is Jax Declan. Broody, mysterious, Alpha hottie, Jax.

After six years away, Emmie Rue is back in the Bayou, and back to lusting after the oldest Declan brother, Jax. Emmie plans to spend her summer with her two best friends, each breaking one of the Declan boys, and finally getting Jax to notice her. But the Jax she finds waiting for her i
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Paige
May 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 "My Princess" Stars

After reading my first Kelly Gendron novel, I'm hooked! It was a quick read that had me completely invested, blushing, and swooning. It also left me very excited for the next Delcan brother, Slate. With a unique storyline, a strong and smart heroine, and a delectable hero, this book was a definite winner.

Emmie Rue and her two friends are going home to the Bayou for the summer after having left for college and not been back for several years. They decide that once there if th
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Lisa (A Life Bound By Books)
Was pretty good. Kept me interested the longer I read. And that ending & the teaser for the next book... Can't wait to see what happened to Slate.

Also like that these books might me about three different girls & three bothers but the story appears to continue from one book to the next during a summer.

Looking forward to Slate.
Jessyereads
Jul 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This was a great read! Now I'm on to book two! Can't wait!!!!
Carrie White
Mar 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Counting down the days…..
Planning all the ways….
But life kept getting in the way……
Years later…..a run in….. a second chance of an opportunity?
Emmie & her gals on a getaway run into the Declan brothers now sex on sticks!
Loved dual POVs between Emmie & Jax!
Now that opportunities arise, it's time for Emmie Rue to pull up her big girl panties and go after the one she only had eyes for. Jax.
These Declan brothers run a bar with an outlet to let off some rage. Boy this is hot!!
Emmie & Ja
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Olga therebelreader
When Jax Declan lost his grandmother at the age of twenty-one, he was left to care for his two younger brothers, Slate and Zeke. Emmie Rue was an ex-beauty queen and has been in love with Jax since she was a teen. Jax had also a crush on her but, being a few years older than her, he rejected her because of her younger age. Jax had warned her to stay away from bad boys, but what Emmie ever wanted was to get bad boy Jax!

A few years later Emmie and her two friends, Rayna and Lurlene, head back to B
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Snow
Jul 22, 2015 rated it it was ok



hell, that's all I'm gonna say about this story...and it's not as much of a story it's more of the protagonists of the story and they were way ...yuck



especially the female characters...

1) the spoiled"shallow beauty" that no one understands how worthy and smart she really is,

2) the friend that once "kinda" got her heart broken by one of the Declan bros and now she's after the revenge and

3) a "lustful" virgin that wants to pop her cherry ASAP...

and there's a Declan guy for each and one of them..
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Diana's
Feb 22, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: blog, arc
3.5 Jax did the breaking stars!!

This was a fun quick steamy read..
where Em definitely bit off more than she could chew but still in the end
got what she always wanted.. I'm curious as to what we're in store for with Slate & Zeke..
Pick a Book
Aug 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
Review in english and portuguese.
Resenha em inglês e português.
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“I’m learning real fast that you’re no gentleman, Jax Declan”
“And I’m learning real fast that you like me better that way, princess”


4 "hot hot hot" stars.

JAX is the first book of "Breaking the Declan Brothers" series by Kelly Gendron. I didn't know the author, but as I won the second book from this series I decided to read this too, just in case. And, thank God I did it, 'cause each book tells a story about a different brothe
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Sheila
Feb 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. This is the first book I've read by this author and I'm looking forward to reading more.
The Declan brothers are smoldering hot on the outside and all kinds of complicated on the inside. This book's main focus was Jax but there was plenty of set-up for future books for Slate and Zeke.
Jax is the oldest and was responsible for taking care of his younger brothers. Em was a girl they all grew up with as friends. She had always flirted with Jax bu
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Jamie *Gypsy Smut-a-teer*
3.5 Down in the Bayou Stars

hmmmmm,.....I'm conflicted on how I feel about this book. There were parts of it I truly loved, and then other parts that I thought were good, but they were just that, okay. I think the main parts I loved the most were always about Jax and that's what makes me conflicted because I don't want to give him as a character a bad review, lol. Let's see....

The book starts out with three different girls trying to figure out what they want to do with their summer. One, Emmie fo
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Maïwenn  B
Jun 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
Three girlfriends decide to spend their holidays in their former hometown.

And from here, Emmie, who always wanted Jax, does everything to break him.

SPOILER AHEAD

(view spoiler)
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Susan (susayq ~)
4.5 stars!

What a great book! I took a 10 hour car trip today and I read the whole thing while riding LOL

I loved Jax! He was alpha, dominant, sexy, caring and sweet all rolled into one! The way he reacted when he finally realized he loved Emmie was just perfect :) Emmie, better known as Princess to Jax, knew what she wanted and went all out to get it...Jax. My only problem was that she knew she was falling for Jax and she wasn't the one to admit it first. She got freaked out and then avoided the
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Sandy S
Sep 19, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 stars---

ABOUT THE BOOK: Release Date March 2015

I’m a tease, always have been. In my teens, Jax Declan tried to warn me about staying away from the bad boys. The only boy I ever wanted was Jax. But, no matter how much I tried to play with him, he rejected me.

I haven’t seen Jax Declan in years. A couple friends and I are going back to the Bayou for the summer. A little older now, and a bit wiser, I’ve decided that I’m going to find my teenage crush and I’m going to break him. This summer Jax
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Samantha
May 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
4 darkly glowing stars for Jax! I loved reading this and love Jax. I mean, who doesn't love a guy who put his life and desires on hold at the young age of 19 to take care of his bothers? Emmie makes you laugh and also surprises you with her maturity at times. The two together are pretty dynamic and explosive which is quite alright with me.

Jax, oh deliciously dark Jax, how I adore thee. Jax is a man who struggles to control his darker desires. He's a dominant, he likes kink and control, and he s
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Lady Raven RAVE!
Length: 177 pages
Style: Erotica Romance
Story: GOOD
Intimacy level: Sex-citingly GOOD
Enjoyment: FAIR
Series: (Breaking the Declan Brothers, #1)
Price: $2.99 Amazon

3.5 Stars

The Good

I love the plot to this story, not only Emmie and Jax's storyline but Jax's brothers and the women they are about to encounter. This is your typical formula of boy meets girl at high school, both had crushes on the other and both reconnect after a few years. Jax was your silent sexy type and was very inviting with his w
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Shannon
3.5*

Jax is a quick read, but what it lacks in page count is made up for in what is packed in those pages. It's full of a lot of intense emotions, but it's also funny and sweet, and quite sexy.

I love a second-chance romance, and the story of Jax and Emmie Rue is a good one. They never really had a chance when they were younger, circumstances kept them apart, but now that Emmie's back in town Jax is not going to lose this opportunity to finally have the girl who's been on his mind all these years
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Linda
New author for me and "Jax" was the perfect book to start with! " Jax" isthefirst in the Breaking the Declan brothers series and was a great first read!
Emmie anCher Bff's are returning to their hometown of Bayou after years away in New York and even after all the years in between something's have not changed.
Jax Declan is no exception, well maybe a little he seems to only gave gotten more attractive and intrested in Emmie this time around. That inteest is falling perfectly into Emmie's plans, s
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Vasiliki
Jul 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
***ARC kindly provided for the exchange of an honest review from Netgalley***

3.5 stars

The story started really strong. The writing was good and intense, at least in the beginning! I loved the tension among Jax and Em.

However there were a couple of minor points for me. The story was too short for my taste. I think there was a lot more that could have happen and said in this story before it was ended. Although I loved the dirty talk from Jax, I don't think he went through it as he was always s
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Bec
Book Summary
Published by - Kelly Gendron
Release Date - March 2015
Pages - 120
My Rating - 3.5 Stars

Review
As much as I enjoyed this book, I wanted more. I think the thing that drove me to keep reading was Slade. I wanted to find out what was going on with him, why he'd overdoesed and was popping pills, instead, I find out I have to wait until his book comes out, which is frustrating.
In my opinion, he is the hero in this book, rather than Jax and Emmie. We don't really get to know them as character
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crashqueen73
Mar 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
Mmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmm. This was delicious!

I really really liked this one.

Short

Simple (except for the names- what is with the Lurlene name????)

No pretentions!

Straight to the point, erotic romance.

This had all the things I like in a book. No big messy dramas. Just a hot girl chasing a hot boy, lust and love.

Well done, Kelly Gendron! I really enjoyed this read and I would definitely read more!!!

Can't wait for Slate and Zeke's stories! 4, super sexy, stars!
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