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(The Mitchell/Healy Family #5)

4.49  ·  Rating details ·  1,187 ratings  ·  99 reviews
Jax Mitchell isn’t the only one with his handsome face, though he wishes that were different. Everything’s changed in a short amount of time, after his twin brother came between him and his girlfriend, Reese.

With the hurt still lingering in every direction he turns, Jax picks up and moves to Kentucky to work on his uncle’s cattle ranch. It isn’t long until he meets someone
Kindle Edition, 389 pages
Published February 6th 2015 by JMF PUBLISHING INC
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Jax and Amber ♥ ♥ ♥


I’m puffing my chest
I’m getting red in the face
You can call me obsessed
It’s not your fault that they hover
I mean no disrespect
It’s my right to be hellish
I still get jealous ..


►♫ .. you’re too sexy, beautiful
And everybody wants a taste
That’s why I still get jealous


Protective or possessive, yeah?
Call it passive or aggressive ..


NOW .. now THIS is a GAME CHANGER (TEAM JAX STRAIGHT THE F*UCK UP). I LOVE THIS BOOK. It's THAT kind of book that runs th
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My thoughts/feelings while reading - lots of quotes included (May have spoilers) :) -

0% Hoping to start this one tomorrow :) looking forward to seeing Jax gets his hea! I hope I enjoy this book as much as jakes - Jennifer Foor is a hit and miss author for me :)!

5% I was alone and there was no denying that fate. As much as I missed the twenty-two years of waking up and knowing my buddy was going to be there waiting for me, I couldn’t look back. I refused to, because that would only make me weak,
Feb 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
After dealing with the fallout of his brother and girlfriend’s betrayal, Jax Mitchell finds himself in Kentucky trying to get over a broken heart and a whole lot of fury. His decision to leave North Carolina and regroup was definitely in everyone’s best interest…distance from the situation was the only way that Jax was going to start to heal and hopefully mend his relationship with his brother, Jake. What he didn’t expect and what I think most readers won’t see coming is the person who will help ...more
Sarah Osborne
Dec 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Sarah by: Stephanie Short
First & foremost Jenn Foor Never disappoints. Now onto Jax Mitchell. After reading Jake's book I thought sure Jax was always going to be this huge prankster that only used girls for one thing, boy was I wrong. He became this patient,sensitive,understanding loving man. Now don't worry he still kept his man card & is one HOTT man. Another thing I love about this series is we get to see glimpses of all of the family, the book still focuses on the individual it's about, but we still get to k ...more
The Junkie's Fix (Cecilemely)

I still can't stand Reese! Boy, still want to strangle her. GRRR I love Jax and I'm finding it so hard in my heart not to forgive Jake (insert teary eye here). I'm excited for the next Mitchell /Healy story, whoever she /he is. *big smiles*

Rebecca Arbaugh
Jun 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Jax Mitchell is one half to the Mitchell boys! After getting screwed over by his twin and girlfriend he decides to move to the other half of the families farm in Kentucky while on break from school. Not knowing what to do he just needed a break from life. While at a strip club one night he meets a girl who captures his attention and won't let it go!

Amber only dances to pay the bills so she doesn't have to rely on her parents. She lost her sister when they were teens, raped by a friend, and lost
Mar 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Jax’s book was a breath of fresh air especially after reading Jake’s book (an intense one). This’s one was funny, sexy & sarcastic. I love Jax so much, probably because he’s so much like his father, Tyler (who is my fave Mitchell). After the fallout with his twin bro, Jake, Jax moved to Kentucky to get away from his brother & his ex (who are now together). He couldn’t stand looking at them without getting angry. He thought the space would help. He never planned on going back home or to s ...more
Kristy & Kayla - My Person's Books
We can’t believe Jenn left us hanging like that at the end of Jake, thank god Jax was released on the same day!

Since reading Christian, Jenn’s writing has gone to a whole new level. Her storylines make you feel like you’re right there feeling every moment with these characters, you go through so many highs and lows and mixed emotions while reading you won’t want to get off this roller coaster.

Jax is heart broken, deflated, pissed off and feeling so much all at once, it’s all so foreign for a c
Feb 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Review originally posted at Ramblings From This Chick

I couldn't wait to read Jax as soon as I finished Jake by Jennifer Foor. Jax is the fifth book in the Mitchell/Healy Family Series, and it can be read as a standalone. I haven't read more in this series besides Jake, and I had no problems understanding these two books. While it isn't necessary, I would highly suggest reading Jake before reading Jax. These two books are best read together since the boys are twins and much of what happens in Jak
Jennifer Guffey
Feb 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
Jax Mitchell (Mitchell-Healy #5)
By: Jennifer Foor
4/5 stars

At the end of Jake’s book (#4) Jax had just gotten Jake & Reese back together, by giving his OK to both his parents & to Jake and by bringing Reese to the farm for Jake during his going away party. And then Jax leaves for the summer…possibly forever…to go to his Uncle Colt’s ranch in Kentucky. He knows he can’t be around his brother & Reese together and is willing to give up his life in North Carolina for his brother’s happine
Amie Morgado- We Stole Your Book Boyfriend
JAX JAX JAX , what can I say about him !! Honestly I hate seeing him hurt but again being that he is just like Ty he has that annoying humorous personality that he uses to hide his true feelings. Sometimes you want to kick him in the junk even though you know he really is hurting BAD. You can't help but laugh at him and the banter between him and everyone , you just know once you get him to open up he will be the whole package and probably put all the others to shame with his huge heart and capa ...more
Gemma Weir
Dec 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
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I struggled with Jakes book, personally I felt like Jax wasn’t shown in the best light to be honest he came off as a bit of a douche!!

The Jax that we see in this book is like a different person. Jennifer Foor obviously intended the readers of Jake to sympathise with Jake and Reece and if Jax was too likable we wouldn’t want Reece and Jake to get their happily ever after.

Thank god that Jax gets his own book because we get to se
Feb 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Received an ARC for an honest review

It is highly recommended to read Jake first before Jax.

PERFECT LOVE STORY. #TeamJax all the way!!!

I was very bummed with Jake and I was very antsy to read Jax as soon as possible. Jax, the poor twin brother who lost her girlfriend, and his brother because of betrayal, cheating and all things bad. I seriously hated Jake and Reese.

However, Jennifer Foor totally redeemed her story of the twins with Jax's book. I felt the connection, the sadness and the lov
Feb 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Can two broken souls heal together?

Make sure you read Jake first, Jax's story follows right after is brother's.  If you are a fan of the original Mitchell series, Jax reminds me so much of Ty!  I started this last night before dinner and in less than 24 hours I was to the end...  but not without many moments of tears running down my face and others of laughing out loud.  And now a bit about the story...

Jax has run of to Kentucky to escape his pain, he can't believe he really lost his brother.  T
Feb 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Just when you thought all was forgiven. Jax is more then just upset with Jake he is down right furious with his brother. Taking his girlfriend is one thing but the betrayal of trust between brother is an entire different ball game. Jax lost more than just his girlfriend he lost his best friend and a big part of himself when he turned away from his brother and moved to Kentucky. Now he has set out to drown his sorrows and numb the pain. But a surprise visit from his brother has him seeing red and ...more
Jonelle Bound By Books Mccloud
Oooohhhh Jax.. where do I even start. Jake's twin, Ty and Miranda's son. One helluva cocky man, with ever reason to be. The star quarterback with serious skill, family centric and a seriously funny, if not crude, sense of humor. He thought he had it all with Reese. Until he lost his girl and his best friend, his brother Jake, in one fell swoop. Unable to even be around Jake after the betrayal, he flees. Jake gives him time, but ultimately comes to mend their relationship. Going out one night, he ...more
Maddie  M1RiH
Feb 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book continues from Jakes book!

When you lose your other half best friend and girlfriend you just have to get away and that's what Jax did he ran and didn't want to turn back, when his brother Jake stole his hopes and crushed his heart by fulling in love and sleeping with his girlfriend he couldn't just stay by and see them be together even though he pushed them together because he wanted deep down for his brother to he happy.
This is Jax's events of how he tried to more forward with a broke
Jan 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
I don't review many books but I need to review this one. First of all, I genuinely enjoyed Jax's story. It is my favorite from the Mitchell-Healy series so far. I'm actually hoping with some of the loose ends from Amber's past we get another story for this couple. I am definitely "Team Jax".

Now, why I rated this a 4 rather than a 5:

I'm not sure what a "beta-reader" does, or what an ARC is, or if one has something to do with the other. All I know is there are some people who get the book ahead o
Jenny Wood
Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
WOW I could NOT stand Jax in the last book and for the first half of this book... He was immature and selfish and I wanted to punch him in the face so bad! I literally couldn't stand him... He reminded me of Ty so much when Ty was trying to get used to Van and Colt being together.... Then Reece kind of acted like Van did when she found out Ty was moving on.. They both kinda freaked out and acted like babies that would have been super awkward for Colt and Jake, I wouldn't have been as forgiving a ...more
Maureen Mayer
Feb 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I freakin' loved Jax! He is definitely my favorite of the twins! His sense of humor had me doubling over in laughter, but what really caught me by surprise was his ability to be sweet, sensitive, and caring. After leaving home to live on his uncle's ranch, Jax tries to put his life back together without having Jake and Reece throw their relationship in his face, but moving on and regaining trust in his brother proves to be much harder than he imagined. That all changes though after one night at ...more
Jamie Rhodes
Feb 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loving me some Mitchell twins. Even though they are twins, Jax and Jake have some differences. Jake's story took a more serious tone while Jax's story had some humorous events. I still say that Jax is like Ty and Jake is like Colt. We met Amber when she was pretending to be Jake's date. I felt so sorry for Amber and her background. I did want to give her a shake every now and then. I loved the mani/pedi scene with Jax and Amber. Jax has met his match. He is the more rowdy of the twins. As Jake's ...more
Avidlyreading Books
Jul 13, 2015 rated it liked it
Jax is still reeling from the sting of losing his long time gf to his twin brother. the first third of the book revolves around the disfunction of his brotherly relationship and how Jax is allowing the betrayal to completely change the course of his plans in life. That is, until he meets Amber. Amber has experienced some life changing moments herself and she can somewhat relate with Jax. Instead of giving in to his sexual prowess, Amber encourages a friendship which is exactly what Jax needs. Of ...more
Dayreader Reviews
Feb 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
**I was gifted with a copy of these book for an honest review. Thank you!**

I think I’m in love!!! I wasn’t sure how I was going to like Jax after reading Jake’s book but – I AM IN LOVE NOW!!!

After his brother’s betrayal, Jax takes a hiatus from everyone and visits his uncle and cousins. At a strip club, he runs into the last person he expects to see – Amber, the gorgeous young woman his brother, Jake, had claimed was his girlfriend. And when she turns Jax down for a date, he becomes instantly dr
Feb 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Man those Mitchell twins!!! They will keep you on your toes! Jax has always been the jokester and no one ever took him serious. Known as a ladies man, his family thought he would never settle down. When his girlfriend left him for someone else he was devastated and moved away from his family. Jax wanted to start over in Kentucky and forget everything that happened. When he meets Amber he can't stop thinking about her. She is perfect in every way. But Amber has a past and has a hard time trusting ...more
4.25 Stars

Hands-down, my absolute favorite of this Mitchell/Healy Family spinoff series. I've pretty much disliked most of this series and felt so shocked because i loved the original series. In Jax however, the love is back for me. Something about Jax feels so much like Ty's books, which were my favorites.

Jax and Amber were perfection and their relationship progressed very nicely. I was very much on Jax's side after Jake's book and I'm glad Jax grew from his experience and put everything aside
Jan 14, 2015 rated it it was ok
I get that Jax was the wronged person in the last book, but there is something about Jax that I never warmed up to within the whole series. I always thought he was childish and his pranks not all that funny. While I did think that Jax was still in the childish stage at the start of this book, he sort of deserved to feel like that, he was still hurting over the whole Reece/Jake thing.

I liked Amber, but I had a hard time buying into a romance between Amber and Jax. I did love that Jax was the one
Emma ~ Six Chicks and Thier Love of Books
What happens when you lose not only your brother your best friend but your other half of you.

they have always been 1 in everything they do but the ultimate betrayal leaves Jax not only leaving his home but his other half.

no longer able to be look at him in the face he leaves everything behind. Jake betrayed him in the worse way, not knowing if he can ever forgive him he needs space and time to get his head together, his heads to his uncles ranch to help out for the summer, just him and the Jaxi
Feb 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
Ok, I am completely in love with Jax Mitchell. Him with Amber even more. Like forever love him. A lot. A lot, a lot.

While Jax is in Kentucky he is alone.  Having spent his entire life as part of the “twins” he’s finding being without Jake a lot more difficult than he could have ever imagined.  Maybe that is the problem, he never had reason to imagine a life without his partner in crime. Fixing that will take more effort than Jax believes it is worth.

Jake doesn’t let him off the hook so easy, but
Kim Richards
Jan 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing

I loved this book from start to finish.
As with the books before it I could picture everything as it was happening. I sobbed at part of this book, well actually to be honest I sobbed a few times.
Even though I knew there would be a HEA. I also got annoyed a time or to with both Jax and Amber, but it all turned out right in the end.
This series is just getting better and better so looking forward to reading the rest if the books.
Jennifer Foor is one hell of a writer and if you have read an
Erin Paige Bixby
Feb 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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OMG! This author never disappoints! This story was great! The complex relationship of Jake and Jax is very emotional. Amber's story is heartbreaking. This was very hard to put down because I had to know how everything turned out. I felt like I knew everything would be okay, but it was an emotional train ride to get there.

I love the way Jennifer writes her books. The way all the characters interact with each other, and the fact that we get to still get glimpses of all of them. The endings are ne
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Jennifer Foor is an award winning Contemporary Romance Author. She's best known for the Mitchell Family Series, which includes ten books.
With over forty published titles, there is a story for every interest. Her books can be found on most platforms and in paperback.
She is married with two children and spends most of her time behind a keyboard, creating and writing stories straight from her heart.

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The Mitchell/Healy Family (10 books)
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