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(Stroked #3)

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He’s hot. Like, stop breathing kind of hot with his killer body, vivid blue eyes, and constant five o’clock shadow.

Did I mention his body?

Watching Hollis Knightly, Olympic diving gold medalist, man-pony specialist—and cocky bastard—stand up on the diving platform in nothing but a small piece of Spandex? Yeah, I’m beguiled.
And easily seduced.

I want to keep things light but
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Published November 1st 2016
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Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦


"I heard my penis cures the worst of the diseases. Want me to stick it in you and make you feel better?

➦When I pick up Meghan Quinn's book I can pretty much count on being entertained. Stroked Hard features an Olympic diver named Hollis - a stubborn smartass extraordinaire who oozes romance! He's a complete badass when he competes... the level of concentration and grace is off the charts!

I'm kidding, I'm kidding...

➦Anywhooo... Hollis sees a woman and instantly knows she's "THE ONE" and start
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Kelly (and the Book Boar)
Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/

When I saw Meghan Quinn was coming out with a porno series of scientific journals about Olympic swimmers/divers I had one reaction . . . .



Even when Quinn writes stuff that isn’t 100% my cuppa, she still does okay. I was lucky enough to grab the first two in the series from NetGalley, but this third and final story was not available. However, (1) since Quinn is a auto-yes for me already, (2) it was on pre-sale for $1.99 so even my poo
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Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
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When I read the first book in this series Stroked we were introduced to the main characters in that book. I liked them but there was that friend that I was dying for more of.
Hollis.

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Meghan Quinn brought him to the table in this book.
Hollis sees Melony and immediately knows that she is his forever woman. She just doesn't see it. Because Hollis has an ego bigger than four states and Melony has some abandonment issues.

Hollis decides she is worth sticking it out for and figures he is going to "No
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Eve Recinella (Between The Bookends)
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Hollis Knightly is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and a hot piece of man candy. He is also funny, and cocky, and won't take NO for answer. When he sets his sights on Melony and her luscious curves, nothing will stop him from making her his happily ever after.

Unfortunately Melony doesn't do relationships, and she sure as the hell doesn't do love. Can Hollis convince Melony he is there for the long haul, or will her insecurities send her running for the hills?

First I am going to start by saying
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Cristina | CristiinaReads
Nov 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
➳Lets talk about how great Meghan Quinn's writing is... Because this series has taken a special spot in my "favorites" list!

Hollis is one of a kind that's for sure, and his cockiness and comical side is something that I really, REALLY enjoyed reading in this story. The cliche idea of having a challenge and "getting" that challenge is present in this story, but present in a way that includes different sides to a good equation. When you add Melony to the equation, she makes everything in this st
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Jeannine Allison
5 "dude has cock" stars! ;)

I normally don't salivate over covers like this. But damn, when I first saw this cover I was a goner. I mean it's downright delicious...

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And then once I started reading? I didn't just want Hollis for my birthday, I wanted him for life...

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Hollis was an INCREDIBLE hero <3 <3 If you're looking for a hot, dirty-talking, hilarious, all-about-the-heroine hero, look no further! One thing that kept popping into my head was this quote from Tom Hiddleston (*dibs, dibs, dibsi
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Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****


This was a great series.
I loved Hollis so much.
Bodi and Ruby's book is still my favorite but overall this series was pretty fantastic!


Here are my overall ratings:

Hero: 5
Heroine: 4
Plot: 4
Angst: 4.5
Steam: 4.5
Chemistry Between Hero & Heroine: 5



Amazon: https://amzn.to/2AxhOvk

Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
I really enjoyed this book and this series. It kept me laughing, it kept me swooning, and it kept me wanting more. Hollis & Melony have that love/hate/drive me wild kind of relationship
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Hollis, god did I love him, his determination is endearing, everything about him I adored. At times he's a bit overwhelming, but he shows how much he truly loves Melony and how badly he wants her long term. He's willing to wait, he's willing to do whatever it is she wants, including letting go. He's simply a
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Astrid - The Bookish Sweet Tooth
3.5 Noah Calhouned Stars

Review @ Vanilla & Spice Books




When you start reading a book by Meghan Quinn you know what you can expect. Quirky humor and low angst. Yet they aren't all the same.

Hollis Knightley is working towards his next Olympic medal as a diver. When he runs into a beauty while on set of his best friend's Reese (Stroked) reality show he knows she is IT. He is not a one-night-stand-man, he loves relationships and how refreshing is that? He pursues her with his funny text messages
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JewelsyGoolsy
Dec 26, 2016 rated it liked it
3.25 -hero and humour gets all the stars- Stars

Don't get me wrong, I do love me a good chasing, masochist, hero story. And I'm not opposed to an indecisive or bitchy heroine who pushes the H away, because it usually leads to more ramping up of the chase & woo storyline (which I'm a glutton for). But I kinda need to somewhat connect with said heroine, or at least see a valid reason for pushing the H away, that far into a story. Unfortunately, this h wasn't at all understandable, nor did I fee
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Bindi Boo
DNF @16%
This is like watching two toddlers having a go at each other at the playground. Heroine is SUPER ANNOYING and giving me major whiplash. Will try this again at some point in my life. Very disappointed :-(
Malene
Oct 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Well this was a wonderful, funny and lovely surprise. My first by Meghan Quinn and the reason I wanted to read Stroke Hard was because I kept seeing and reading great things about her books and characters.

Here it definitely was the characters that blew me away especially Hollis. He was a romantic at heart, a one woman man who once committed to his woman then there was no going back. Loyal to the bone. He was a charming man and my first impression was, that Hollis was a jokester who couldn't be t
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Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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It’s official Meghan Quinn is synonymous with writing romantic comedies that will have you giggling and swooning like a high school teenage girl in love. Quinn has found a way into my literary heart as she stroked all the right notes of humor, sass, romance, passion, banter, and off the charts chemistry in her newest romantic comedy, Stroked Hard.

This book is the epitome of romantic comedy done right. With her signature stamp of off the wal
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aNneMarLi - Chatterbooks Book Blog
5.0 "BIG DADDY & HOT SEX" STARS!!!

"You're everything I've ever wished for in a woman...and more."


Now, there's no question about it, Meghan Quinn's Stroked Series is definitely and utterly one of the best romcom books to date. From Reese, with a bad boy look with tattoos, beard and dark features to Bodi with a beautiful mystery just waiting to be cracked open and then now with Hollis. Smart-ass extraordinaire, with the body of incredible contours and sinew that keeps your mind racing. M
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
Hollis...I could never tell if he was too much or just completely perfect the way he was. He was a total head in the gutter, focus on boobs, driven like no other, one woman kinda guy...he was pretty awesome! A patient, steadfast bravado for a scared unwanted woman could not have made for a better love story...oh and Abs...lots of abs...with a frequent use of the word cock! Total 5 ☆ hit Again for Megan Quinn. I would recommend this series 100x over to anyone!
Sybil aka Lala
Oct 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing


Hollis Knightly is an idiot.

But by god you won’t be able to not love him.



Somewhere between his overblown ego, ridiculous one-liners, cockiness and goofy sense of humour lies the heart of a romantic. And Melony never saw him coming. He charged into her life like an over-excited puppy and somewhere along the line turned into an alpha-dog. God knows I loved both Reese and Bodi but I’m calling dibs on Hollis!



This book has the Meghan Quinn trademarks of OTT ridiculous humour and clever banter but she
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Shayna
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MAJOR SWOON ALERT!

Are you kidding me right now? I didn't think this series could get any better and then Hollis Knightly comes along and freaking SHATTERS it! I've said it before, and I'll say it again...HE. IS. A. FUCKING. UNICORN. I absolutely LOVED these characters and there is no better match in the romance world right now than Melony and Hollis. I'm so incredibly sad to see this series come to a close, but my God, did Ms. Quinn go out with a FREAKING BANG!

I know this is a bold statement,
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AC Book Blog (Anne Christine)
GAHHHH! Meghan Quinn has outdone herself with Stroke Hard again. I don’t know how she does it but Meghan continues to to deliver freaking hot, hilarious rom com – it’s sick how I am totally addicted to her. I admit I love Reese and Bodi in the previous books but there is something special about Hollis. I think I might LOVE Hollis the most. He is one of those perfect swoony boyfriends that you want to bring home to your parents.

Hollis is a star Olympic diver, already with 2 gold medals under his
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Wendy'sThoughts
Oct 18, 2016 marked it as to-read
Recommends it for: Meghan Quinn fans, Romance, Comedy
How did this Happen....
You Sneaky Author, you....

Meghan Quinn already captured my imagination with the Olympic stars of the pool, Reese and Bodi...
She teased me with little snippets of Hollis Knightly, Diving Gold Medalist...

Reveals of the wonder of him....
In all his glory, if you get my meaning....

And Hollis... when he decides on pursuing the one he is interested in....
Watch out... Because she will get all of his "Focus"...and that ain't no little thing....
Heh, heh....


Stroked Hard (Stroked #
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Karen Mc
Nov 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Show me the most damaged parts of your soul, and I will show you how it shines like gold. ~Nikita Gill

Since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved a good fairy tale where I could pretend to be a princess and marvel in magic. Today my favorite fairy tales are romance books, love stories with a hard-fought happily ever after. I live and feel fantasies through love stories like Stroked Hard by Meghan Quinn. Enchanting and Entertaining, Stroked Hard is a sports romance with a feel-good fairy tale tw
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Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Nov 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Stroked Hard (Stroked #3) by Meghan Quinn
4.5 stars!!!

“Let’s make fiction become a reality for us. I’m in, are you?”


One thing I always know when I pick up a Meghan Quinn book is I’m going to laugh…a lot, I’m going to love…a lot and definitely swoon…a lot. Throughout this Stroked series Meghan Quinn has already produced two drool worthy heroes and now she delivers a third and definitely saves her best till last.

“And lastly, to the finger that pressed on my perineum, may your digit forever be
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Lynsey A
5 star hero, 1 star heroine

I tried. I really tried. But the whole, "I'm worthless, no one will ever love me" type heroine I just can't stomach. Especially when said heroine doesn't focus on the main point that her mother, her mother, has been there her whole life, has loved her, done all she can for her, but not once, not one time in the whole "woe is me" routine the heroine had going on did she even think about how she was worthy of her mother's love. It was as if, her mother's love wasn't wort
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Elle's Book Blog
Release Date: November 1, 2016
Genre: Romantic Comedy + Sports Romance
Series: Stroked Series #3

:: 5 Pretty Little Stars ::

Stroked Hard is a comedic masterpiece! It mixes real life issues (such as abandonment) with humor, sexy men in speedos, and devilishly funny stalking tendencies. This book – and the rest of the series – had me giggle snorting from start to finish. Hollis, the stories hero, is wickedly charming and completely incapable of understanding the word no. He sees what he wants
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Christine (Shh Moms Reading)
Oct 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.5 Noah Calhoun stars!
I adore Hollis and his thoughts on love and romance. I understood where Melony was coming from with her past but sometimes I wanted to knock some sense into her
Loved the ending especially the surprise ending for Bellini *omg*
Full review to come!
Heather C
Nov 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I seriously love Meghan Quinn. We have a very simple relationship that she knows nothing about. She writes a book, I stalk her until it comes out and then I devour it. OK, I'm pretty sure I do more stalking then just her books but we can keep that to ourselves. I've said this so many times but I'll say it again. She's one of my top must read authors. I fell in love with her Bourbon Series and I haven't looked back. Everything she writes I have enjoyed and I will always read anything she puts out ...more
Catherine Bibby (Rochelle's Reviews)
I received a copy in exchange for an honest review.

Being absolutely in love with Meghan's sense of humor and her hot hot writing, I knew that I needed to open up Stroked Hard and dive right in. With all the chaos going on around us, I needed some funny in my life and Meghan gives it until your sides are aching from laughter and you have tears of mirth running down your face. From the first page Meghan had me in a peal of laughter over “cuppage” and had me falling head over heels for Hollis, who
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Kim
Oct 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Find this review and more at kimberlyfaye reads.

As sad as I am to see the Stroked series come to an end, I'm so happy with the way it went out, I can't be upset for long! Stroked Hard gave the feels, humor and sexy times I've come to expect from this series and I enjoyed it so very much!

Just when I think I have a new favorite book boyfriend in a series — one that can't be topped — Meghan throws the curve ball that is Hollis Knightly. Hollis had me all heart-eyed. I mean, he was hot, funny, swe
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1-Click Addict Support Group
I was so excited to spend more time with Hollis Knightly. The glimpses I got of him in Stroked and Stroked Long only served to make me hungry for more – so I dove into this book as quickly as I ccould and…Hollis Knightly was not what I expected. For better, and for worse…

There were many things I did love about him. Some surprising characteristics and quirks that I completely adored. However, there were also some things that drove me absolutely crazy about him. His sense of humor tended to run ov
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Naomi
Nov 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-author, on-kindle
Original Review @ Naomi’s Reading Palace

Each book in the Stroked series has touched me in some way, and even though Hollis came across as the cocky jokester of the trio, he's also sweet and sensitive! He made me swoon over and over as he tried to win over Melony, the quiet, anti-relationship make-up artist. It was an amusing and moving read that I didn't want to end!

Right from the opening chapter, Hollis had his heart set on winning Melony over. He was upfront with his attentions and even though
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Yamina -Women Who Stare at Books
Arc provided for an honest review.

OMGGGGGGGGGGG MEGHAN HAS DONE IT AGAIN!!!!! Stroked hard was amazing, captivating, bewitching, SOUL CONSUMING!!

I FREAKING LOVE THIS BOOK SOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!
Ok, no more shouty capitals...I'll try my best ;-)

I read Stroked Long and fell in love with Bodi, I strongly believed when I started to read Stroked Hard that my heart would remain intact and belonging to Bodi..... I was so so so so wrong, part of my heart belong to HOLLIS ad vitam eternam!

Stroked Hard i
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