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I make my living as a hustler, and I’m great at it.
I don’t have a single tell and I use that to my advantage to manipulate any situation.
I’ve always known what a person is about to do before they’ve even decided.

That is, until I met Penelope.
I can’t get a read on her, and what’s worse, she doesn’t want anything to do with me.
Which only makes me want her more.

Now I’m in for
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Published May 9th 2016
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May 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romantic-comedy
4 Stars!!


'Hustler' was pure and simply awesome! A fantastic romantic comedy, this book was highly entertaining and I honestly devoured it from start to finish. I love romantic comedies and these two ladies delivered a great one that had just a little bit of everything – humor, steam and a sweet love story that will warm your heart with just a little pinch of angst and drama. If you are like me and enjoy a well written hate to love trope, then for sure you will like this sexy, little gem.

Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
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I feel kinda bad for not liking this one. I love Meghan Quinn's writing (I haven't read any thing by the other author) I was excited when I saw this one. Plus that guy on the cover.

But I hated the main character. Gavin is a poker hustler that is the world's greatest. (Of course he is.)
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I've heard women compare me to some dude named Nick Bateman. Whoever the fuck that is. There was one girl in particular, who I brought home from the park that kept running her hands up and down my six
Kelly (and the Book Boar)
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If you know me you already know that I hardly ever read synopses or book blurbs. I am woman enough to admit that I added Hustler to my want-to-reads for one reason and one reason alone – DAT COVER! In all honesty, actually there were a couple of other reasons – (1) I have a massive girl-crush on Meghan Quinn and her books have always been the best kind of fluff, and (2) I somehow read the word hustler and my old lady self thought it wa
Mar 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Oh, this was so much fun!

Very well written hate to love trope about two people trying to hate each other but failing miserably. Gavin is rich, cocky, rude and used to getting what he wants, world famous poker player. When he meets Penelope and tries to intimidate her, he is quite surprised to see that Penelope won't let anyone boss her around. But oh no, you can't say no to Gavin, ever. It will only spur him on. And this is how their little cat and mouse game begins. This sassy, witty temporary

Title: Hustler
Series: Standalone
Author: Meghan Quinn & Jessica Prince
Release date: May 8, 2016
Cliffhanger: No
HEA(view spoiler)

I almost made the criminal mistake of knocking an extra star off my rating and here's why...I got to 90% in the book and passed my judgement before the end. *slaps my own wrist* I saw the behavior of a certain character and got my judgy eyes squinting and went on an inner monologue rampage. Okay, I might have been speaking shouting out loud directly t
May 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Meghan Quinn and Jessica Prince fans, Romance
4.5 Happily Indulgent Stars
* * * *1/2
I just finished a Guilty Pleasure with a silly grin on my face. I had to put the review off because of all the things I ignored in order to indulge....But isn't that the way when you treat yourself???

This book caught me from the cheeky cover to the blurb...When you are in the mood for a little sexy fun... what's the harm, right...

Well, this gave me a ride and then some. It was more than just what was presented. It had the structure and clear idea of a stand
Tink Magoo is bad at reviews
3.25 'queef' stars

Do you ever get that feeling after you've finished a book, were you don't know quite how you feel or what to say about it? I'm at that point right now.

So ... Gavin is an arsehole. A cocky manwhore who makes no excuses for how he is or what and who he does.

"In place of his heart is a second dick calling the shots. Our boy has zero ability to feel anything for another human," Graham offers. "He's just like me, a bachelor looking for the next pussy waiting to be twiddles."

His dir
4,5 Sexy Stars.

Gavin is good looking, rich and one of the best poker players in the world. A extremely smart hustler he secretly works in his best-friend hotel making sure the players don’t cheat. Everything he wants he gets, until Penelope.
Penelope is a simple girl that came to Vegas pursuing a dream, but things are looking hard for her. With more responsibilities in her shoulder that she can bear, she has a hard time letting herself go.
Gavin is a temptation she can’t afford, but he’s a pla
3.5 stars

Hustler was a book that can make you make you laugh, make you blush and piss you off in a matter of minutes. It’s a whole lotta sexy, naughty but at the same time you want to smack some sense into the characters for one reason or another. Still a great read, especially if you want something on the sexy fun side.

Copy kindly provided by the authors, via NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.

***Quotes above are taken from the version of the book and may differ upon publication.
Aug 05, 2016 rated it really liked it

This was such a great read. I wasn't sure what to expect since both Meghan Quinn and Jessica Prince are new to me authors, but it really worked for me. The whole hate/love trope always works for me and it was told in dual POV which I love.

Penelope Prescott has been working at Hotel Paragon for the last year waitressing on the main floor. She moved from Tennessee to Las Vegas when she was eighteen, chasing her dreams of performing in the La Magie du Cirque. She grew up doing gymnastics. Her pare
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4.5 hilarious stars

This book was funny as shit, I FREAKING LOVEDDDDDDDDDDDD it!!! like seriously it was perfect combination of sexy, funny, and angsty. I loved both the hero and heroine and all their friends. It was just a fun, fast and refreshing read.

I make my living as a hustler, and I’m great at it.
I don’t have a single tell and I use that to my advantage to manipulate any situation.
I’ve always known what a person is about to do before they’ve even d
Sybil aka Lala
Gavin is an asshole. An asshole on a power trip who is used to winning and all the world is a game. He plays women just as well as the poker games who earned him his notoriety. He’s an unapologetic jerk who made his career out of reading people and making them do exactly what he wants. So imagine my glee at watching him suffer. Suffering brought on by the pretty hands of Penelope. A sexy, speaks-her-damn-mind-and-knees-those-who-get-too-handsy, all round sassy chick.

Gavin is intrigued by her fr
Astrid - The Bookish Sweet Tooth

Review @ Vanilla & Spice Books

Take a bad boy, a sassy girl with a heart of gold, well-meaning friends and lots of deep belly laughs, shake the ingredients and you have "Hustler".

Penelope's first day on the job, waiting the high roller room of Hotel Paragon, doesn't go as planned. One of the guests thinks it's ok to touch the goods so what else can she do other than put him in his place. Too bad Mr. Saint calls her upstairs into the control room and she is at risk to lose he
Bex |
Apr 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, kickass-heroine
Meghan Quinn has quickly become a go-to author when I want rom-coms with a side of belly-laughs. Jessica Prince is a new-to-me author, so I was really intrigued to see how their co-written book worked out. I can definitely say it was a success!

Gavin Saint is like the Sherlock Holmes meets Card Whisperer of poker. With one look he can sum up his opponents’ weaknesses and determine what cards they hold in their hand. He’s been playing poker for most of his life and made a boatload of money doing i
Bindi Boo
Apr 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

ARC kindly provided in exchange for an honest review

This is only my second book by Meghan Quinn and she's now hot on my radar. I loved the first one i read- The Mother Road and i'm glad she still keeps to her quirkiness and humour. Jessica Prince is new to me, but they've done a fabulous job on this book together!

A simple plot of rich boy meets poor girl and the authors have managed to infuse fun, sweet romance, laugh out loud humour and sexy,sexy times. I loved that this book had near
spoilers ahead

Given the author combo I really should've known

Manwhore H with lots of sleazy references to his past manwhoring
On the positive side he wasn't with anyone else after meeting the h
The h was broke and desperately needed her job, she just didn't act like it until later down in the book. She was just loud and abrasive
On the positive side we get to see another side of her in the latter half of the book
The h came to Vegas to get a part in a Vegas show, she's been doing gymnastics all her
Still in my reviewing funk...

-Cute story about a professional poker player who meets a sassy waitress and life suddenly turns around for him.
-Hilarious story that had me stupid smiling for about 90% of the book
-Penelope had the most amazing sense of humor that spoke to my soul

Definitely going to read the follow up book!

On to the next!
aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog

Holy smokes this book! *Fanning
This collaboration of two authors is just BRILLIANT! Meghan Quinn and Jessica Prince both delivered an over the top story filled with humor...a little angst...romance...swoony moments...and OH.MY.GOD! sizzling scenes that will definitely made your knickers wet and would probably made you have a female version of blue balls! But beware though,behind all those I mentioned, lies a great and brilliant story you s
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May 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
In this crazy book world, sometimes we forget just how awesome the theme of “boy meets girl—boy does something stupid to lose girl—boy fights like hell to win girl back” is to read and enjoy!

From the very first page I was sucked into Gavin and Nell’s world, and I didn't want to leave. Gavin is a professional poker player—an amazing people reader. Nell is a small town girl trying to survive in the big city and make her dreams come true.

Boy meets girl and holy crap, do the sparks fly. There's sna
Anne's Corner Book Blog (AC)
Apr 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars!!!

The queen of Rom Com has paired up with Jessica Prince to deliver a deliciously sexy and fun novel.

Gavin, the king of poker, is getting bored with his hustling ways. He’s wondering where the challenge in life is until he meets Penelope. He can’t seem to figure her out and she’s become his next challenge. She’s a tough nut to crack, but Gavin isn’t going to stop until he wins her over. He finds himself in the hardest hustle of his life and realizes he might just get more than he ever
Apr 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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I think it is already given that I adore Meghan Quinn and so when I found out she was releasing Hustler, I knew I had to get my hands on this book stat. While I have read several books from Ms. Quinn, this will be the first book that I have read from Jessica Prince and after reading Hustler, it surely won’t be my last.

Hustler was downright a fun, sexy romantic read!!! This book had it all from from banter, humor, love, and steam. Well, m
[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥
3 stars

This book was quite fun to read. I liked the push and pull between the MCs and the casino setting was refreshing to read about. Gavin's voice and his struggles with his feelings for Penelope was well done.

I'd say it's personally preference really because Gavin isn't really my cup of tea; his dirty talking felt unnatural. I liked it though and I will have my eye on Page and Graham's book.
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Rhayne's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

Hustler is a book that delivers a wide variety of emotion. It’s definitely sexy, quite funny at times, the snark factor is off the charts, and the character interaction is blended well.

Nell and Gavin are from separate worlds. He is a world famous poker player who has made millions from playing the game he lives and breathes. Nell is a struggling cocktail waitress working the VIP room at the hotel Gavin lives and plays in. She has always had
May 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
3.5 Stars

This one took a little while for me to get into, I wasn’t sure how I felt about Nell or Gavin. There was definitely something between them but they spent a good portion of the book dancing around each other and then I felt like their “problem” was crammed into the last 10% of the book to be resolved in a rush.
You have one of my jewels resting between your eyes. I fuck-dazzled you.
Nell was a strong female character. She had goals and aspirations and while she had been unsuc
May 26, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 stars!!!

ARC kindly provided by Patchwork Press - Cooperative via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.

This is the story of Gavin and Nelle!
I have to say that the book started brilliantly! During the first chapters I was laughing so loud that I couldn't believe it! The writing was good and it wasn't obvious that two persons wrote this book which was written by a dual POV changing in each chapter! The plot was interesting but somewhere in the way it just didn't do it for me anymore. I
May 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ha-ha-hi-larious
4.25 Stars
I loved the humor as well as the entire cast. This was an entertaining book, that I slipped right into and completely enjoyed.
This was funny and hot with low angst.
Loved it!
Angie Crabtree-Liezel and Angie's Book Blog
I knew going into this book that Gavin was a hustler. I mean the name of the book is Hustler. What I didn't know was how cocky and arrogant he was going to be. Because of this, I had a hard time getting into the book. It seemed like we were constantly reminded of how much money he had or that he could have any woman he wanted. That's the only reason I rated it a 4 and not a 5.

The saving grace for me was the superb writing and the sarcastic banter between the characters. It really is a hilarious
Hustler was cute and very sexy. Gavin and Penelope were great together. I also loved all their friends. My only complaint is that the story didn't always hold my attention and it took me a lot longer than usual to finish. I do look forward to more in this series. ...more
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was ok
I'm a bit disappointed to be honest. I expected this to be funny but it wasn't (at least for me)
Graham, hero's best friend, was a major dick! I couldn't stand him.
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