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For the Love of English

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  2,284 Ratings  ·  371 Reviews
From USA Today Bestselling Author, A.M. Hargrove, comes a New Adult, Single Dad, Sexy, Stand Alone Romance.

Single dad, Beckley Bridges, is sexy as hell.
No, really, he’s the hottest thing since the sun was created.
Honest to God, crack an egg on him and the thing will sizzle.
So what’s the problem?
He’s also a gigantic jerk.
I hate the bastard.
I try to avoid him at all c
Kindle Edition, 1st Edition, 377 pages
Published September 15th 2016 by AM Hargrove
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Val ⚓️ ShamelessBitchySkanky ⚓️ Steamy Reads
2 Flagging Stars

This started off really strong...and then just totally took a nosedive for me.


At 75% I was rolling my eyes and by 90% I was laughing at how unpolished and rushed the "big" ending turned out.

And don't even get me started on how many times the female MC talked about her armpits sweating.



Or the nickname "Cookie." The story behind it was lame and I felt like the author threw that in there because they wanted a cutesy nickname a la Kristen Ashley.

You call her Cookie because s
Aug 29, 2016 Sabrina rated it really liked it
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4 'Under the Rainbow' Stars

Sheridan is a brand new teacher and excited to teach her young students the wonders of the world. She loved her job, just not the part that includes the parents, especially not a particular single dad. She and Beck, the dad of one her happiest students, do not get off on the right foot. But she loved his little girl, English, and just can't seem to say no to her when she tries to get her and Beck together. Sheridan slowly learns tha
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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A sweet, sexy, heartfelt, and totally adorable love story!!!!! A.M. Hargrove has me under the rainbow and smiling BIG!!! Seriously, this book was just what I needed. It was light, sexy, and still packed that innocent emotional punch to make your hearts flutter. What is there not to love when you have a sexy protective single father only wanting the best for his baby girl? Right.. And may I just say, no one can resist the charms of his adora
4.5 Unexpected Stars

When I first started reading this book I had a sort of a "yeah, whatever" kind of attitude and to be honest, I wasn't expecting much.

Well slap my ass and call me Sally because I absolutely loved it!

For the Love of English had a little bit of everything I look for in a romance. Take one strong and sweetly snarky heroine, mix her with a hawt as hell single dad that's a little bit asshole and a little bit gooey, add off the charts chemistry and A.M. Hargrove has managed to creat
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
3.75/4 'Our Rainbow' Stars!

I have a weakness when it comes to hot single dads and incredibly cute children. For the Love of English gives you exactly that: the story of Beckley Bridges, a jerkish but sexy man devoted to his daughter English and how that develops when Sheridan Monroe (English's new teacher) gets involved in gaining the full custody of said child.

I have to say my favorite character in all this was English, she is so freaking adorable and so funny! I was hoping to love Beck as muc
2 Stars

Overall Opinion: Hmmm, what to say about this one?!? I'm really surprised I stuck with it tbh. I should've just added it to my dnf pile once I started having issues, but I think I just was hoping that it'd get better somehow. I didn't find anything really all that likable about either mcs, but the kid was great! I thought some of the events were a little OTT, and then they turned around and were resolved way too easily (view spoiler)
Dilek VT

I am sorry but I couldn't finish reading this book, so maybe you should not trust my rating.

My reasons are:

1. I hated both characters, I mean the hero and the heroine. Only the little girl was cute and lovable.

The man is, I guess, the rudest hero I have ever met. He is only kind and good to his child and family but an arrogant as*hole to all others.

And the woman is one of the least likable heroines ever for me. She is pathetic and she swears like this all the time, which is way more creative tha
Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey)
Oh what a tangled web we weave, when we practice to conceive. Is this the line?

Anyway, who doesn't love a single dad story. Don't all little girls wish/want/are daddy's little girl.

This story has the sweetness that comes from pure love. It has the heat that comes from well... sexy times that sizzle the pages. And damned it has a plot that gets you to turn the page.

I won't say too much more because I like going in blind and I have nothing but good things to say.

It's a winner. One you should read
Oct 11, 2016 Jenny rated it really liked it
I was anxious to read this release, as my previous reads by this author were some of my all time favorite reads. She definitely didn't disappoint. It was a delightful, sweet, satisfying story. It has wonderful characters. And seriously, you absolutely can not, not fall in love with English. She's simply amazing.

Beck & Sheridan have a love/hate relationship that initially builds on a love of a little girl. I loved the way this author uses Beck & Sheridan's mutual love for English, as a c
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️
4 Feel-good Stars!

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I'd just recently been introduced to the writing of A.M. Hargrove when I read one of her co-authored books, A Beautiful Sin, so when I saw the blurb for For the Love of English, I knew I wanted to check it out.

For the Love of English was a refreshingly different plot for me. Frequently being inundated with so many tropes that all sound the same with just a slight twist here or there, I'd never read one the likes of this. Beckley Bridges finds himself a single dad midway durin
aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog

For The Love of English by A.M Hargrove is my first book of the author. And to be honest, this is one of those books that I enjoyed reading not because of the thrill but because I became invested right from the start and I feel like I am being swayed and lost in the story.

True, reading this book feels so different. I admit my interest was captured when I read the blurb because who wouldn't? Sexy Single Dad Romance is just so fun and enjoyable to read, and when

This is my 2nd book that I've read by Ms Hargrove. The 1st was A Beautiful Sin.
I found this book on Totally BookBlog. I picked this up through KU on Amazon.
*Possible spoilers***
The h in this book, Sheridan is a brand new 1st Grade school teacher.
One of her students is English, an adorable 6 year old. Yeah- she steals the show.
She's fantastic from the start. Very realistic and amazing in the literal sense. She takes EVERYTHING at face value. Sheridan, "Miss Monroe" of course loves and apprecia
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Sep 15, 2016 Donna ~ The Romance Cover rated it it was amazing
For the Love of English by AM Hargrove
5 stars!!!

“When life hands you rotten eggs, don’t eat the fuckers. Just throw them at someone you hate.”

This was a book that definitely left me “under the rainbow” today. AM Hargrove is one of those authors where I go in blind so I really didn’t know what I would be getting until I started reading. AM Hargrove delivers a heart stopping, beautiful, sexy, sweet, heart numbing, adorable story that will leave you with the warm and fuzzies. A story whereby a
Aug 22, 2016 Betul rated it really liked it
**ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review**


This is the first book I read by AM Hargrove and I am really happy to give a book of hers a try. The first thing that popped up to me was the blurb. People who know me know that I have a weakness for single parents. Especially single dads convince me to one-click a certain book. I am happy that I read this book.

This book is about Beckley and his 6 yours old daughter English, and Sheridan who is English's teacher. When Beck and Sher firs
Nov 18, 2016 Fathima rated it liked it
3.5 stars .. this was cool . An easy read for those days where you just don't wanna , ya know..
Sep 20, 2016 Tana rated it it was amazing
For the Love of English by A.M. Hargrove

Introduction: Beck is a single, handsome, stong, comes across as a bit arrogant single father.

English, Beck's daughter who is entering grade one and Miss Sheridan Monroe who happens to be English's first grade teacher.

Brief Snopsis: Six years ago during Christmas break and after a night out with the boys Beck's parents wake him up to show him the present that was left on their front porch with a letter. Here we first meeting English. Present Day: English
Sep 17, 2016 PBW rated it it was amazing

Single dad, Beckley Bridges, is sexy as hell.
No, really, he’s the hottest thing since the sun was created.
Honest to God, crack an egg on him and the thing will sizzle.
So what’s the problem?
He’s also a gigantic jerk.
I hate the bastard.
I try to avoid him at all costs.
But for some reason, everywhere I go he seems to show up.

Only the real issue is his daughter, English.
She’s an adorable quirky first-grader who’s the sweetest thing since iced tea.
And she’s one of my students but also the love o
Sep 19, 2016 Lisa rated it really liked it
A delightful, quick but ultimately satisfying book. Wonderful characters. Its totally impossible not to fall in love with English, the precocious first grader that comes barrelling into Sheridan's life. I adored her imagination, idiosyncrasies and the very realistic manner she is portrayed.

Our MCs, school teacher Sheridan and single dad, Beck are fabulous and my only complaint would be that I wanted more of the broody, monosyllabic behaviour from Beck and the feisty responses from Sheridan. The
Lea ★
ARC kindly provided by Social Butterfly PR for my honest review.

I absolutely loved this blurb right from the start, so I was really excited when I got a chance to read it and review it. I have no intentions to reveal too much, because I always tend to keep my reviews completely spoiler free.

This book is divided into three parts.
Some parts made me laugh out loud and others made me reach for my tissues.
Who doesn't love a single dad romance? Especially when there is no unnecessary baby momma dra
A.M. Hargrove
Sep 17, 2016 A.M. Hargrove rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)

Meet Sexy Beck and the Sassy Mouthed Sheridan while Sweet English will steal your heart!

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Paula White
Oct 06, 2016 Paula White rated it really liked it
Gifted a copy for an honest review.

Oh English! She made me laugh out loud, which may have got me some funny looks on the train whilst commuting but never mind! I suppose the story is a bit far fetched - marrying a man you hardly know who is a complete and utter d!ck to you but hey - if a really good looking man asked you to marry him who's to say you would say no?! Beck could be incredibly insensitive but when he opened up - swoon! I liked that Sheridan called him out on how he was and didn't pu
Sep 21, 2016 Dominika rated it really liked it
Dec 18, 2016 Jen rated it really liked it
Traveling so wii try to come back and write a review. I can say though that for all of you who love the single dad raising cutest little daughter, then this story is for you.
Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
5 Stars!

A.M. Hargrove is a new-ish author for me. I own several of her books but have yet to crack one open but boy will that be changing soon. For the Love of English was an amazing book full of love, laughter, steam, and had one beautiful romance that will pull out all of your emotions. I devoured this story, not putting the book down until I had read it cover to cover.

For the Love of English was a sexy, sweet, fun, passionate, intriuing, and heartwarming love story. This book was a tender and
Libby Harrison
Random Ramblings
•His parents took the surprise baby surprisingly well…LOL
•English was pretty funny – finding a word with the letter V cracked me up
•Wow, he was such an asshole to her in the parent-teacher meeting
•So she leaves the club without paying? Isn’t that illegal?! The h is starting to annoy m with her idiotic behaviour
•Urgh the h is so mega stupid it makes me feel stupid just reading about her

Sep 17, 2016 Kate rated it did not like it

I enjoyed maybe the first 20% off this book. It just went downhill from there. I was so angry by the end of it. I just hated it. The MCs were pathetic and made decisions I just shook my head at. You're in a custody battle, don't plan a holiday sans your child!! The sex scenes felt like the were written in for the sake of a it. Hated this book!
Sep 25, 2016 Riz rated it liked it
Shelves: english-romance, cr
3.5 Stars
Romance Readers Retreat
Sep 15, 2016 Romance Readers Retreat rated it it was amazing
For the Love of English is my first solo novel by the author as I've read and loved her collaborations with another favorite author of mine! This book was such a breath of fresh air from what I've been reading lately and I loved it! This book gave me all the feels: I laughed, I yelled, I cried. It will take you on the emotional roller coaster of a lifetime while having just enough angst to keep you captivated from start to finish. It was very well written with an original storyline and multidime ...more
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Oct 16, 2016 Karin rated it it was amazing
I loved this book!! I love a great single dad story who is fighting tooth and nail for his daughter!! Beck will do anything to protect his daughter from her bio mom and with the help of Englishs teacher he gets more then he bargained for. Together they become fierce in there devotion to keep English safe. English was such a lovable character!!! She honestly was the best part of the book for me. I was gifted a copy of this book in return for a honest review and I honestly loved this book!!!
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One day, on her way home from work as a sales manager, USA Today bestselling author, A. M. Hargrove, realized her life was on fast forward and if she didn't do something soon, it would be too late to write that work of fiction she had been dreaming of her whole life. So she made a quick decision to quit her job and reinvented herself as a Naughty and Nice Romance Author.

She fancies herself all of
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