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Game Player

(Game #1)

3.82  ·  Rating details ·  2,289 ratings  ·  295 reviews
From the USA Today bestselling author of the Bliss series comes a new spin off series featuring your favorite Bliss series characters who are yet to meet their match.

Matt Taylor’s motto:
“I’m the king of the cut ‘n’ run. I wine them, dine them, then slide inside them, making sure I get up, get dressed and get out before they can even utter the words “second date.”

Mia Robe
ebook, 211 pages
Published March 23rd 2016 by BJ Harvey
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• Lisa •
Mar 04, 2016 rated it really liked it

"One touch two years ago was not enough ..."


Everything about this book was pointing towards a gorgeous reading time. The title had me interested, the cover is stunning and the blurb had me giddy excited ready to spend my time with a man whore hero and a feisty heroine. Overall I'm glad to report that once again BJ Harvey delivered what I was expecting and I can't deny that I thoroughly enjoyed my time spent with characters that had me smiling from beginning to end.

What's i
⊱ Poppy ⊰

WOW ... I'am REALLY REALLY disappointed ...

I thought this would be 4 or 5 star read for me .. but mehhhh!!

I think author did all the thinking just for the synopsis & then forgot it all ...

I really didn't liked the h ... well like is not the right word, i HATED her! Mia was so judgy. Like comeon girl it's not like you are a virgin and all. If he was a manwhore so let it be it was his past.. But NO she was all judging him about his past and not even gi
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
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Stand-alone book 1. Love the covers: Game Player (Game, #1) by B.J. Harvey Game Maker (Game, #2) by B.J. Harvey Game Saver (Game #3) by B.J. Harvey

Matt Taylor’s motto:
“I’m the king of the cut ‘n’ run. I wine them, dine them, then slide inside them, making sure I get up, get dressed and get out before they can even utter the words “second date”.”

Mia Roberts’ motto:
“I’m queen of the chase. I meet them, greet them, date them and leave them. A social butterfly, I’m happily single and happy to stay that way.”

The players have been found.

The challen
Tink Magoo is bad at reviews
This book has literally sucked all the energy out of my body. It was exhausting. I'm having to use my nose to write this review because my limbs no longer work.

We started well, the writing was enjoyable so it was easy to read and Matt had a nine-incher which always helps. But, that's where my positive words end and my rant starts.

It wasn't even the whole manwhore thing that bothered me (I can deal with that). It was Mia.


The whole 'woe is me my Daddy cheated on my Mummy and then died so all men
Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘
Can't say I'm really disappointed considering it didn't really pull me in in the beginning. I didn't like Mia. Thought she was a bitch who didn't deserve Matt and was all judgy towards him. She got not respect from, that's what I'm saying.
Why did I ever think I could play the player at his own game?

Quick basic facts:
Genre: - Contemporary Romance
Series: - Stand Alone (Spin Off) Series
Love triangle? - (view spoiler)
Cheating? - (view spoiler)
Nov 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 01-signed
BJ Harvey sets the tone for the Game Series, with this hysterical and at times emotional release. Game Player features Matt Taylor, the boy made famous in the Bliss Series by his scratch n’ stiff technique. Younger brother to Noah Taylor (the original Walking Dildo), Matt; the mini walking dildo, soon proves there is nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing mini about him.

Mia Roberts, who happens to be Zander’s little sister (Bliss) has some loose family ties to Matt. You see, Matt’s brother marr
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
4 Stars

I still hate you." She mutters under her breath.
"You can hate me and still fuck me. In fact, if you go off like that every time I make you come, you're welcome to hate-fuck me any time you want."

I've been on a rom kick lately so when the author offered me a chance to read Game Player, I jumped on it. This was my first book by BJ Harvey and all I can say after finishing is, where has she been all my life? Game Player is full of wickedly hilarious banter, sizzling hot romance, and a cas
Dilek VT
Apr 15, 2016 rated it it was ok
That book had the potential and it could have been a sweet and cute love story with a gorgeous & swoon-worthy hero and a sassy heroine but alas, it failed in many ways.

First of all, the heroine got more and more annoying all along the book. Her stupid actions made me feel that she did not deserve HIM!

Secondly, I wanted to throw my kindle away when the most unoriginal plot twist was served AGAIN! Come on, I am begging all writers to please find something other than an (view spoiler)
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Mar 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
Game Player (Game #1) by BJ Harvey
4.5 stars!!

“You want this to be wrong but to me, it’s always been right.”

BJ Harvey never fails to make me laugh and smile when reading one of her books and Game Player was no different, with fantastic dialogue BJ Harvey really nailed her character’s sense of humour and made these characters come to life. This is one of the things I adore when reading, characters you can really relate to, characters you want to be friends with and most importantly by
Lu Bielefeld
I liked the hero because he wanted the heroin and was determined from the beginning. Our heroine was in doubt until the end and left me a little annoyed with her attitude. Nothing much about the story.
Mar 05, 2016 marked it as no-dnf-zzz-avoid
Turned off by the blurb...
May 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romantic, series, lol, steamy
This is a spin off from B.J. Harvey’s Bliss series, featuring secondary characters from that series, and still with lots of interaction with the main Bliss couples, which I loved!

Game Player brings us the story of Matt and Mia. Matt is the younger brother of Noah, and Mia is the younger sister of both Zander and Zoe. They have a fantastic set up – Matt is an unapologetic player, and Mia loves to date, but has no interest in a long term relationship - they are both confident in themselves, and in
Mar 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Comedy and heat all wrapped up neatly in Game Player!

This story is definitely a brilliant mix of scorching hot and hilariously funny. Matt and Mia are our couple that just can’t seem to get together. Why? Because as much as Matt pulls, Mia pushes. Matt, also known as the Mini Walking Dildo (nothing to do with his size), has his sights set on one woman. Mia Roberts.

Mia has it stuck in her head that dating Matt would be full of complications. Since her sister is married to Matt’s brother. So techn

Feb 25, 2016 marked it as to-read
Shelves: wishlist
I've got to have this book!!! ...more
Oct 26, 2017 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebie
FREE on Amazon today (10/26/2017)!
* A review copy was provided by the author for the Blog Tour *

~ 5 "Legs" Stars ~

Oh how nice to have the Bliss gang back together!!! I have missed them so much and couldn’t wait to read this spin off series.

Game Player is the first book in BJ Harvey’s Game Series. It’s a spin off of the Bliss Series. She is giving us the siblings of the Bliss gang in this series. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, almost as much as the original series.

This was a fun, sexy and sweet friends to lovers story. A
Jessica Alcazar
Matt Taylor’s motto:
“I’m the king of the cut ‘n’ run. I wine them, dine them, then slide inside them, making sure I get up, get dressed and get out before they can even utter the words “second date.”

Mia Roberts’ motto:
“I’m queen of the chase. I meet them, greet them, date them and leave them. A social butterfly, I’m happily single and happy to stay that way.”

Let the games begin .... God Almighty where has B.J. Harvey been all my life?!

This is a classic story of a man~whore brought to his
I thought this book would be very different than what it actually was. I really hated the heroine in this book! She was so judgemental of her love interest, and yet I could understand why she was. I hated how much of a player Matt was, and I really couldn't believe in their romance at all. I had a hard time connecting with the characters at all, so I don't think this author's work is for me. I doubt I will continue with the series. ...more
Dec 13, 2015 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Jul 18, 2016 rated it liked it
2.5 stars

h's commitment issues started to grate on me.
Christy Pastore
Mar 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016-reads
Loved this book!! Game Player is a MUST read for anyone looking for a hilariously sexy read.

There is nothing sweeter than finding a new set of characters to fall in love with. As someone who is new to reading B.J. Harvey's books, this was an amazing story to begin that journey. Game Player is a spin-off to the author's best-selling Bliss Series Boxed Set: The Whole Damn Harem. But DO NOT stress if you haven't read it because you will have no trouble following along. It's completely unique on it
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
Well this was a very schmexy read. When you have two main characters who are both players, I guess the steam factor was always going to be there but this was seriously hot!

"He's a player." "Oh honey, I can see that. But the only game he wants to play is you, if you'll let him."

Matt Taylor definitely has his work cut out for himself if he plans to get anywhere near Mia's body of sexiness. She does not suffer fools and can see right through his suggestive flirtations. Only problem is that even
BJ Harvey, once again, gives us laughs, tears, and TONS of sexy times in GAME PLAYER, a first in a new spin-off series that features some of my favorite characters from her BLISS series. I can't tell you how excited I was when I heard that this series was in the works. I absolutely adored the BLISS series, and I knew that this author would rock out the sexy laughs, yet again, in the GAME series. BJ Harvey has no problem giving us characters that are so damn easy to fall in love with. Matt and Mi ...more
Heather R Callahan
Mar 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
"I’m a gamer by nature and by profession. I’m all about strategy, performance, and coming out on top.”

Game Player is a spin-off of the Bliss series, but don’t stress it if you haven’t read it. This happens to be my first by B.J. Harvey, but won’t be my last. I am most certainly going to be reading the others now.

Game Player is a hilarious, witty romance between Matt and Mia. Matt’s brother married Mia’s sister. So in some odd way these two are related, but only by marriage. Matt is a man whore.
Nov 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book was incredible. Bj really made you laugh, made you get frustrated at one of the characters, and turned you on oh so quickly. She can write sexy times like nobody's business. She will also make you truly sympathy, empathy, and love. I also loved the closeness of familt. It was very easy to rate this 5 stars. I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!!

Matt has a reputation as the player, but so does Mia. She plays em just as well as any guy can. When you have a father that cheated on your mother, it can cha
Feb 17, 2016 rated it liked it
As with all of the other books I’ve read from this author, this one is well written and holds your attention. Overall, I really liked the plot but the execution was just a bit off for me. I loved Matt but Mia was way to judgmental and worried about what others think for my personal taste. I also thought she was a bit of a hypocrite at times and when Matt called her out on it at one point, I couldn’t help but to cheer him on!

There were some things I didn’t care for in this story but they’re perso
Mar 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
I really liked this book. It was the first book I read in the Bliss series, but I wasn't confused by any of the characters. I liked getting to know Mia and Matt who was the "manwhore"
Mia was confused at times and didn't want to commit, (which kind of bugged me) but Matt wouldn't give up.
I really liked their chemistry together and how there were some funny parts too!
Jamie  Leigh
Oct 27, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Awesome read

I have loved the whole series involving this terrific group of friends. It's well written & the idea of being there for each other is fabulous!
Mar 23, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, ebook, reviewed
Looking for a fun, sexy read with a sassy female who plays the game on her own terms? Love it when a life-long player falls hard for the one woman who is different from all the others? GAME PLAYER by B.J. Harvey will not disappoint. The first book in her new Game series features Mia Roberts, the younger sister of Zander and Zoe, and Matt Walker, Noah's younger brother... all from Ms Harvey's red-hot Bliss series. If you've read the original series you'll love catching up with your favorite chara ...more
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BJ Harvey is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Bliss Series. She also regards herself as a smut peddler, suspense conjurer and a funny romance thinker upper.

An avid music fan, you will always find her singing some hit song badly but loving every minute of it. She’s a wife, a mom to two beautiful girls, and hails from what she considers as the best country in the world—New Zealand. Currently

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“Bring it on, Legs.”
“Still don’t get the legs thing,” she mutters.
“Because every time I see them I imagine them wrapped around my head.”
She chokes down the phone, and then the line goes eerily quiet.
“I’m here. Just hitting pause on that mental image and saving it for later.”
“Jesus, woman. Warn a guy before you throw out the Viagra lines.”
“What?” she says, with a knowing giggle.
“Those kind of words take a man from floppy to stabby in zero-point-five seconds.”
“It’s never a walk of shame, it’s a slut strut, and you should do it with pride.” 3 likes
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