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Becoming a Legend (Kavanagh Legends #3)

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From the author of Saving a Legend (“A deep and moving story about family, acceptance, and love.”—Katy Evans) comes another smoldering MMA romance featuring the Kavanagh brothers, the chiseled alpha males whose real legacy is love.

Kane Kavanagh has always had one goal: being the best mixed martial arts fighter alive. With the MMA National Championships in Las Vegas fast ap
ebook, 224 pages
Published December 13th 2016 by Loveswept
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
4.5 All Strings Attached Stars

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Becoming a Legend is the 3rd book in Sarah Robinson's Kavanagh Legends Series. This book can easily be read as a standalone. I have read and loved them all so far. I will be honest and say that I was hoping when I first seen a new Kavanagh Legends book on netgalley that it would be Quinn or Jimmy's book. They both piqued my interest. Kane was my least favorite brother so I felt a little disappointed that it was Kanes book. Funny that I ended up loving Kanes book mo
Oct 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, for-review

Becoming a Legend is the third book in Sarah Robinson’s series entitled Kavanagh Legends. This is a sexy and sweet series for new adult romance lovers. Set in the Woodlawn neighbourhood in the borough of the Bronx in New York, we are introduced to the Kavanagh siblings. In the first two books in this series we watched the two of the Kavanagh siblings fall into the throws of deep love. In this third installment, love enters the picture for the Kavanagh brother who is in the midst of making all hi
Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
I want every single string, kitty. I want your heart.”

How have I not read anything by this author before? What is wrong with me? Why am I starting this series with book 3? Well, at least I know the answer to the third question there, and that's because I like to do things back-asswards more often than not. As for the other two? I have no clue and I'm kicking myself for the mistake thoroughly because I seriously enjoyed this book.

As a reader that typically goes for the alphaholes and m
Dec 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
"Just remember, when you pick your woman, pick the one who makes you laugh when nothing is funny. The one who could make life great even if you were homeless and living under a bridge."

The Kavanagh brothers are back with a bang with Kane and Nora's story. Becoming a Legend, the third in the series, can certainly be enjoyed as a stand-alone and yet, I highly recommend reading the entire series from the beginning in order to enjoy every single solitary moment of this series from the beginning!

Dec 06, 2016 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Sarah Robinson Fans, MMA, Romance
Making All of It Real Stars
* * * * Spoiler Free
Sometimes looking in from outside...things can seem perfect...You can be friends with a terrific group of how all the brothers and sisters interact... wish their parents were yours...and not realize that these friends may have hurdles to overcome too...

In Sarah Robinson's latest addition to her Kavanagh Legends Series, we have two people who have total opposite support systems. What we learn through this read is each person has their
NiCoLeTa E.
Oct 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
***4,5 "All-Strings-Attached!!!" stars***

OMG!!!! Literally, this series is getting better and better!!!!

I loved this particular book and i loved Kane very much... More than the previous brothers, even though that all of them were wonderful!!!
But I will wait for Quinn's turn because i have this feeling that his turn will be also great!!!!
The thing is that the Kavanaugh brothers are awesome and the same goes for their women!!!

But let me focus on Kane and Nora...

We took a glimpse about Kane and
Sarah Robinson
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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From the author of Saving a Legend (“A deep and moving story about family, acceptance, and
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Oct 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Beatrice Masaluñga
Dec 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, new-adult
Thank you Loveswept for providing an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Out of all the books in the Kavanagh Legends series, this is my favorite. Becoming A Legend is about Fiona's best friend, Nora Hannigan and Kieran's twin brother, Kane Kavanagh.

The love-hate relationship between them is fascinating. I can't help smiling whenever they exchange witty banters and later on leads to a steamy romance. These two have priorities in life and they don't have time to engage in relati
4 stars

Becoming a Legend was a good read.
I enjoyed the storyline and the characters entertained me with their romance.

I loved watching Kane and Nora get together, they made me laugh and swoon with their antics.

"Her eyes flickered down to his lips, then back to meet his gaze. “Let me guess, you’ll quiz me, and for each wrong answer I give, I’ll have to take off something I’m wearing?”

“Hell, Kitty," Kane said. "I was genuinely offering to help, but your idea is so much better. Let’s go with tha
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Jul 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
Another great time with the Kavanaghs!

I love this MMA fighting family with brothers and parents who stick together through thick and thin. This is the third outing and Kane and Nora are giving in to the flirting buildup. If you’ve read this series at all than these characters will be familiar and already loved. Kane is dedicated to his sport which hides a surprisingly quiet and shy man beneath the bravado. Nora has proven to be a true friend already to the Kavanagh family. She has resisted him u
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Slick's 5 star review
I'm a sucker for series that revolve around a family and Sarah Robinson's Kavanagh Legends has been spectacular. The enemies to friends to lovers angle, a high stakes fight hanging in the balance, a bit of suspense, and the Kavanagh family doing what they do best-- kicking a$$ and taking names made Becoming a Legend my favorite in the series to date!

Kane Kavanaugh has always felt like he just didn't measure u

3.5 "might have been better" stars

Damn, i wanted to like this story more but these factors made me reluctant in doing that:

Push and pull.
Ok, usually I'm all for a little flight/chase action, it gives a certain "spice" to the angst and anticipation.

Here, it was a bit annoying and that set me back...

So the story goes smth like this:

He (Kane) is a fighter preparing for the Championship fight and that's all he's set his efforts on...until he decides to play a little bit hanky panky with Nora,
The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)
Dec 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Link to full review below! Liked Nora but Kane was NOT my favorite Kavanagh brother...See full review on The Book Disciple
Dec 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
***ARC Provided by the Publisher and NetGalley***

I enjoyed this book. And I appreciated the idea that it is possible to be atttracted to someone, and yet at the same time be in a place in your life where the addition of a relationship is an issue. Life happens, and often in romance novels, the reality is set aside for the flutters of love for the characters. It really appealed to me that this reality, for both Nora and Kane, was addressed and had an impact. I did believe the choices they would m
Ari Reavis
Oct 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
*ARC received from Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review*

Another good installment to this series. I liked Kane a great deal, even if it took him a while to get his head out of his butt and admit his feelings. I liked Nora and the way she handled situations at the center for kids, but her mommy issues bugged me. I am more of a 'if you don't like me, leave me the hell alone' person, so it's hard for me to connect with Nora doing so much to earn her mom's (nonexistent) love and attention. But
Dec 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Reviewing soon!
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Kane "Killer" Kavanagh is the middle brother of the Kavanagh alpha males. Kane is the cocky, arrogant, ambitious, fun twin, and very much a womanizer. Nora Hannigan is a beautiful, petite, strong, confident, and feisty women with a sassy attitude. And it's game on between these two. The sarcastic bickering between Kane and Nora is their way of steamy foreplay and it's absolutely hilarious.

Kane is training for his turn to win the MMA Las Vegas National Championship after his older brother, Rory,
Dec 04, 2016 rated it liked it
I just could not get into this story. I don't k is if it was because I didn't read the others or it just wasn't for me.

The writing was great that wasn't the problem. I would get all the brothers mixed up there was so many people to keep up with. I liked the aspect of working with kids. Kane was a great guy underneath is bravado.

Everyone else liked it it just didn't do it for me.

Received a ARC from the publisher through NetGalley.
Jun 12, 2016 marked it as to-read
5 bucks say that this is Kane's book!
BOOK REVIEW: Becoming a Legend
BOOK SERIES: Kavanagh Legends #3
AUTHOR: Sarah Robinson
GENRE: Sports Romance
PUBLICATION DATE: December 13, 2016

4 Stars

*This story is for mature audiences only. Contains explicit scenes and language intended for adults 18+

From the author of Saving a Legend (“A deep and moving story about family, acceptance, and love.”—Katy Evans) comes another smoldering MMA romance featuring the Kavanagh brothers, the chiseled alpha males whose real legacy
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Dec 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars
Becoming a Legend is the third book in the Kavanagh Legends series. It can be read as a standalone and you will not be lost or confused. It was my first book and it will not be my last! I love series that involve siblings and if you do too, then you should definitely read this series.
Becoming a Legend is Kane’s story, and I have to say that I loved him immediately. But it was really easy to love him. He is an MMA fighter, with the arrogance to go with it, but there is so much mo
ARC received from the author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review :)

after some consideration, I decided to give this book a full 5 stars rating, because even though I had some small issues with it, I also couldn't help but fall in love with the characters the lovely Sarah created :) full review on the release day :)

edited to add my full review :)

I got the ARC of this book from the lovely author through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review, and I have to say that I was going a bit
Renee at Book Happiness
Dec 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
I received this for an honest review..

WoW this woman this author sure does know how to write some amazing fighter books!!

I wasn't sure how much I would enjoy Kane's book but OMG I sure did. I just loved every minute of this story between Kane and Nora... this book just had it all!!

I can not wait to see what this author does next hopefully more in this series!
Heather andrews
Oct 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing

I have to say I enjoyed the persistence Kane had, well, we are dating,” Kane called back from the direction of her kitchen. “Seems perfectly logical to me.” Nora rolled her eyes..." I really loved Kane's personality, especially his playful side, “hey,” Kane protested, drawing his lips into a pout. “I’m not cute. I’m effing sexy as sin, and that’s final.” I enjoyed this book, I loved Kane.
Tina H
Dec 23, 2016 rated it really liked it
Once again Sarah Robinson delivers. What can I say I am a fan of the Kavanagh's! They are a strong family with an even stronger bond and together they can make it through everything. They love with a fierceness that would make any girl weak in the knees.
Jennifer Foor
Jan 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Full review on

Loved this story. Fantastic writing with a strong plot and character base.
Dawn ♥ romance
Mar 22, 2018 rated it liked it
The initial banter between the main characters was cute but I didn't care for their relationship or how the heroine handled her big secret. Both made her look so weak, the total opposite of her career path. She made the story unbelievable and I skimmed the second half but I did finish. Student Nora and MMA fighter Kane run into each other at a party for her best friend and his twin brother.
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Book Review: 5 Killer stars

-it may contain small spoilers of the book and the previous two of the series!!!-

These Kavanagh brothers with each book prove more and more to be a God’s-gifts-to-women and almost impossible for every of-the-female-species person on this planet to resist them. Seriously, Sarah might be some kind of witch because, except that she keeps creating better-than-the-previous-one BBFs, I still can’t decide which one is the best;
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