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The Room Mate

(Roommates #1)

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  13,179 ratings  ·  1,331 reviews
The last time I saw my best friends younger brother, he was a geek wearing braces. But when Cannon shows up to crash in my spare room, I get a swift reality check.

Now twenty-four, hes broad shouldered and masculine, and so sinfully sexy, I want to climb him like the jungle gyms we used to enjoy. At six-foot-something with lean muscles hiding under his T-shirt, a deep sexy
ebook, 322 pages
Published January 24th 2017
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2! The Room Mate (stand-alone), book 1 of 4. Paige falls into bed with her best friends baby brother then suffers from cock-withdrawals!

Allies little brother fucked like a porn star. That wasnt a piece of knowledge Id ever recover from. Shit!

Books in the Soul Mate series are stand-alones:
Book 1: The Room Mate
Book 2: The Play Mate
Book 3: The House Mate
Book 3.5: The Bed mate
Book 4: The Soul Mate

The Room Mate (stand-alone, book 1) follows Human resource employee Paige aka Paigey after
Cristina | CristiinaReads
Jul 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-books
➳Kendall Ryan has a way to attract her readers by providing a thrilling synopsis, then adding a BAM to a wonderful story plot

➳Lets begin with the main characters shall we? Cause they both sure as heck have become one of my favorite book couples! Cannon Roth (THAT NAME HOLY BA-JESUS! BEYOND SEXY!) is a med student, looking for a place to stay due to the fact that his former girlfriend had trashed his other place. With a history of being poor and making a future of himself as a doctor and
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***I was provided an ARC of this book in exchange for honest feedback.***

If you're in the mood for something heartwarming and fun, 'The Room Mate' is a fantastic choice. It was just the kind of light-hearted, sweet story that I needed to balance out all of the darker stories that I usually gravitate toward. It was a sentimental, feel-good romance that was highly enjoyable.

I have to admit that I was a little skeptical after reading the blurb.
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****FIVE STARS*****

Having selected my path, I should have felt lighter and at ease after all these long months of uncertainty. Instead, the reality of my situation was hitting hard. I had fallen for someone I couldnt have, and now I was doing the only thing I could flee.

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Ive read plenty of books written by Kendall Ryan and I think THE ROOM MATE is definitely my top favorite!! I really hope that the next two books can live up to the fabulousness of this first installment! First off, lets make
Carol [Goodreads Addict]
Jan 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
kendall ryan:

The Room Mate is book one in the Roommates series by Kendall Ryan. This is my second book by this author, the first being The Fix Up which I loved! This one I did enjoy but I have to say there were things I liked about it such as plenty of sexy times, endearing characters who were loyal to a fault and fun. But, there were a few things that I didnt like as much in this one as well. Still, I rated it a solid four stars. So, let me tell you about this book.

Paige is twenty eight years old, lives
Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

➦This was the third roommates trope novel I've read this month and it was my favorite. It was just so deliciously steamy at times and I'm very glad I picked it up... even if it was only because of the cover.

➦If your mother of a hen best friend ever asked you to let her "little" brother crash at your place for a couple of months, what would you say? I'd be like

And what if he looked like this?

➦I suspect my answer would be a nonchalant "sure, whatever..." but I would still
MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Jan 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, arcs
5 Stars!

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Cannon Roth is a gorgeous 24 yr. old guy who is in his last year of med school at the University of Michigan. He has about two months left, & then he'll be moving away for his residency. He seems to be cursed when it comes to relationships & dating. Women are constantly throwing themselves at him, & he only attracts the crazy ones. After his last ex trashed his apartment, he's now homeless and needs to find somewhere to stay. His overprotective sister Allie makes
Feb 11, 2017 rated it liked it
This is my second book from Kendall Ryan and usually if I want an easy and romantic read her books are the perfect solution.

The blurb sounded very interesting and I've decided to go for it, even if I've read tons of books with roommates, even if they get along or not. Eventually everything turns into romance, so I know exactly the outcome, what is interesting is the transition and I wanted to see for myself if it would be original or not... I am kind of confused right now, but let's get
4 Cannon-ball. stars
Sometimes there are no second chances. Sometimes its now or never.

Cannon freaking Roth is the sexy, off-limit's younger brother of Paige's best friend, Allie. He has no time for love, or craziness, he just wants to finish his residency and be the man his Mom and Sister need his to be. But when his last fling went off the deep end, he ended up with no place to live, and his only hope is his sister's best friend... the one he's crushed on since he was old enough to pop a
Alex is The Romance Fox
The Room Mate is book #1 in the Roommates contemporary romance Series by Kendall Ryan but can be read as a standalone story.
Paige is living the normal average life when her world is thrown off course!!! Her best friend, Allie, has asked her to put up her younger brother at her place whilst he finds his own digs.
Paige remembers Cannon Roth as the geeky younger kid that followed her and Allie around.
Now, wait before you think this is the gorgeous, sexy guy who falls in love with older
Emma Chase
Jan 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Room Mate is sexy, sweet & every bit as HOT as its cover!! Really enjoyed this one!
Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
If you're looking for a light, easy, feel-good romance, THE ROOM MATE delivers!!

First, let us all bask in the awesomeness of this book's cover. Mmmhmm... Christian Hogue. I stalk follow him on IG and let me just say that his girlfriend is one lucky chica!

Okay, let's focus. Back to the book!

Cannon is a 24-year old gorgeous, sexy, charming, brilliant, successful, considerate... ok, you get the point. He's wonderful. He's the awesome in awesomesauce. He's two months away from starting his
Nissa | Of Pens and Pages Book Blog
4 stars!

Review at Of Pens and Pages.

A man cursed with skills in the bedroom so amazing, girls either go batsh*t crazy or hopelessly in love. An independent woman the man has been lusting over since they were kids; the same woman whos best friends with the mans older sister. One house. Sexual Tension. If thats not a recipe for a fun and wonderful forbidden romance, I dont know what is!

My best friends little brother wasnt so little anymore. And hed just marched into my life, turning my girly
Tweebs♥️ (hiatus)
Feb 28, 2017 rated it did not like it
As of now, February 2017 , I will not be accepting ANY recommendations because NO

Just NO

I can't even explain this book because NO

To be honest, I think the word "NO" goes perfectly with this book.

The characters?? NO
The plot?? NO
The romance ?? NO
The cover?? Well..... *winky face*

This is just cruel. Why would someone recommend me this??? It was just NO
Megan✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦
*****5 Stars*****

Love makes you do crazy, irrational things. And yet, even knowing where wed end up, I doubted I would have had the strength to stop myself from falling for him.


If you are looking for your next fun-filled, sexy book that will make you swoon, then look no further than The Room Mate by Kendall Ryan. It was such an entertaining story it had me glued to the pages from start to finish. One thing in particular I loved about this read was the amazing storytelling of Kendall Ryan; the
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
4.5 Sexy Stars ❤❤❤❤❤

I enjoyed this one so much! It was exactly what I needed! Funny, super hot, sexy, with a hero to make you swoon!


When Allie, Paige's best friend asks her if her brother can stay with her for a couple of months, Paige doesn't expect to find out how much Cannon has grown up. The two end up as roommates and things aren't easy for them since the attraction is so obvious. Can they resist each other?

I loved Paige and Cannon's dynamic and banter. They were constantly flirting and
Kelly (and the Book Boar)
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See that cover? That thing made me science all over my underwears before release date even came around. Thanks to the ever so delightful Courtney (whose review brought this to my porndar to begin with), I was bequeathed a copy of The Room Mate upon arriving at work yesterday. I was totally ready to pull out the big guns in order to guarantee some sneaky-reading too . . . . .

But things were slow so I managed to get an actual lunch
Jacqueline's Reads
Jan 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, funny
The Room Mate is a standalone and is part of the Roommates series.

I love Kendall Ryan books and I really liked The Room Mate. I found it to be very fun, fast pace and the perfect book to keep me in a good mood.

I was also a fan of the characters and storyline. Paige is your typical Heroine. Shes sweet, independent and has a best friend. Her best friend has a YOUNGER brother and yes you read that right, hes younger.

Im not a fan of the Hero being younger usually, BUT theres something about
Apr 04, 2017 rated it liked it
I was wondering why I added this and saw that most of my friends loved it, so that must be why. I'm sorry, friends. Proceed to throw things at me now. I would prefer you throw money and chocolate instead of tomatoes, but I guess I don't get to pick.

So, it was okaaay. Just, not amazing. And, not funny enough for me. If you are going to write a rom-com, make it funny. That's the "com" part of it.

The story is not a new idea, but if the characters were interesting enough, and the dialogue funny
3 Stars

Overall Opinion: This was disappointing tbh. My greedy, greedy self wanted more! I felt like I wanted more of the character development, more of the progressions of feelings (other than lust), more of them as an actual couple, and more closure with a HEA! Just simply MORE! I found it a little lack-luster because we just skimmed the surface of those things. It also had one of my biggest pet-peeves with MISCOMMUNICATION! If only they talked to one another they wouldn't have had any issues.
❤️ Paulette  Alphas Review
Title: The Room Mate
Series: Roommates #1
Author: Kendall Ryan

➦Paige work in Human resource & lives alone with her small dog (Enchilada) Paige is somewhat content with her life, but now that she's pushing 30, she has to face the fact that she's still single & living with her dog (Enchilada). I am sorry that I cant get over the fact the dogs name is (Enchilada)-Lol

Paige & Cannon grew up together. Cannon is the Lil brother of Allie, Paige's BFF.The last time she saw him he was a nerd
Jan 23, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 3-5-stars, 2018-reads
3.5 Stars

in all honesty, this book was pretty meh to me. like, there was nothing really special or unique about this story that captured my attention from start to finish. sure cannon was sexy and all, but whatever. his character was eh and so was paige. I'm probably not going to continue the series as there isn't any point since I didn't like this one a lot.

Rating: ★ ★ ★ and a half / 5 stars
Lead Male Character: ★ ★ ★ / 5 stars
Lead Female Character: ★ ★ ★ / 5 stars
Plotline: ★ ★ ★ / 5 stars
Cannon Roth wants three things, to choose a specialty hell love so he can take care of his mother and enable him to later do humanitarian work. To achieve all that he cant afford any distractions, especially not after a long trail of messy break ups. The last one being so bad it left him with only the clothes on his back and the need to room in with his older sisters best friend he hadnt seen for years. The same girl now turned gorgeous woman who hes had a secret crush on for the past ten years. ...more
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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Excuse me while I fan myself!!!!! Yes, Kendall Ryan has turned up the heat several notches this winter as she treats readers to the deliciously sexy Dr. Cannon Roth in The Room Mate.

 photo ccd40595958dd239c8a7f52fd2658e_zpss9ykm6vf.gif My best friends little brother wasnt so little anymore. And hed just marched into my life, turning my girly bits into warm, aroused mush.

If you are a fan of those best friend's brother trope then I found the perfect book for you. Kendall Ryan delivers one
Carmen Rae
Jan 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book felt like a whole heap of same, same but different, different. While it covered quite a few different genres there were small twists on all of it that made it feel fresh and unique. Sure it was the usual new adult and it was a best friends sibling and a room mates to lovers but the way it was presented and the twists in the road were different.

I loved that Cannon was younger than Paige. And with both of them knowing exactly who they were individually and where they were going and
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
Apr 04, 2017 rated it did not like it
Recommended to Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠ by: Kelly (and the Book Boar)
Nope. Just no. I'm dnf-ing this mess. It started out ok and I was excited to read this since it was so highly rated on here. I'd also like to blame Kelly & Mitchell (the Book Boar) for this. They were all over this book and gave me high expectations.

Plot: Female mc has apt, her best friend's younger brother needs a place to stay and he's a doctor in residency. All sounds good and he's an uber hot doctor. Where it goes wrong - it's too trope filled. They decide to get it on after drinking
aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog
My best friends little brother wasnt so little anymore. And hed just marched into my life, turning my girly bits into warm, aroused mush.

What do you think is gonna happen when two worlds gonna collide after a long period of time with no contact..nope nothing at all!

Cannon Roth is a med student up for his residency in few months time. With past history where chicks fell in love and go over gaga after just a night of fucking. So, to focus on his career
Sara➽ Ink Is My Sword
And no matter what life might throw at us, I knew without a doubt that together, we would always make lemonade.

description All images were found in pinterest, I do not own any of them.

I will say this book left me feeling underwhelmed. Fun while it lasted but not memorable at all. Prepare yourself to read a ranty tangent that this book opened up.

I picked this book up in a pretty hectic stage of my life, so I was honestly just looking for a light read that would let me
Karen Mc
Dec 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing

Meeting you was fate. Becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you was beyond my control.~Unknown

Books are like love. We get lost in them. We feel them. We experience them. We are under their spell. Kendall Ryans latest rom-com, The Room Mate, cast me under its spell where I had no choice but to succumb to this sinfully sexy and swoon-filled story.

Second-chance romances or ones where lovers were childhood friends are my heartmy soulmy weakness; The Room Mate was my
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A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 3 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA ...more

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