Out of Bounds
My career is finally looking up, and I'm leading a new pro team down the field every Sunday. No way will I mess with that. But when I meet the most stunning and captivating woman I've ever seen, I tell myself one night will have to be enough.
But it's not. And now I can't get her out of my mind. Even when I'm playing. E ...more
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When you combine one of your favorite authors with one of your favorite genres, you're practically guaranteed to get a fantastic read. So to say I was thrilled that Lauren Blakely was releasing a sports romance is quite the understatement!
Blakely delivers a deliciously sexy sports novella featuring footballer, Drew and lawyer, Dani. They meet on the beach when Dani checks to see if Drew is hurt after being clobbered by a rogue surfboard and while Dani quickly rea ...more
Sports romance, romantic comedies, contemporary romances, romantic suspense, erotic romance...it doesn't matter the genre, Lauren Blakely will SLAY each and every one. She continues to climb to the top of my favorite authors list with every new release. I can't get ...more
Lauren Blakely really is perfect. She writes a story that is engaging with characters that you enjoy and want to get to know.
This was a shorter novel and I was impressed with how much depth of character and development of the story arc that was present, as it was closer to a novella in length. That right there makes it worth of 5 stars, as usually novellas leave me feeling a little unfulfilled, like I wanted more. Ok, so I want more of Drew and Dani...but not bec ...more
It all started with humping surfboards. Drew and Dani first meet in the ocean while surfing. They instantly fe ...more
Review at Of Pens and Pages
When I first heard of Out of Bounds, all I said was "sign me the f* up!". Seriously though. A Lauren Blakely sports romance? Yes, please! In this alternating POV novella, she's managed to deliver a swoon-worthy sports romance with her signature wit and humor, lovable characters, and sizzling sexual tension. All wrapped in a quick, fun, and light plot.
Dani Paige didn't know she was ogling Drew Erickson––and she definitely didn't know it when she helped him aft ...more
A buddy read with the Fabulous Ladies of the Abtastic Geishas!
This is a short contemporary Sports Romance by one of our favorite young authors write this genre today. My favorite part, as always, is those abs on the cover - I can think of many, many ways to enjoy, I mean research that six pack! We should make it our mission to put it in the Constitution that every woman, or man who swings that way, should have the right to visually appreciate such worthy physique gracing our literat ...more
➦3.5 stars! I liked this sports novella. Quarterback falls for a team lawyer. A bit of forbidden factor as in they are afraid his image would get hurt if he gets involved with another member of their organization.
➦These two were pretty hot together but I kind of slowly started losing interest towards the end. I don't know, I think novellas just aren't my thing because I do seek that in depth character development. But if you are looking for something quick and sexy then this might be for you. : ...more
As you may know, Lauren is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. Well, I was super excited when she announced a sports romance and I have to say I really enjoyed it!
As with most of her books, Out of Bounds is funny, with light drama and extremely hot! Loved the main and secondary characters so much and the relatinships they form. Of course, I also loved the wrting (because this woman is just that awesome!) But I kind of was expecting this to be longer TBH, I really w ...more
We read books with abs on the cover because someone has to do it. For science!!
Yup, we are
So, in this book, we have an extremely attractive and successful couple get together for incredibly good-looking sex and surfing. Proving once again that beautiful people are better than the rest of us.
TOUCHDOWN!!! Lauren Blakely scores BIG TIME once again with her newest romance, Out of Bounds. From her charismatic and lovable characters, she has truly mastered the art in writing winning heartfelt romance.
“I’m just a twenty-six-year-old guy who’s got his shit together and wants to go out with a woman he works with— a woman who has her act together too. That adrenaline fuels me, pushes me on. Maybe it’s the orgasm high, or mayb ...more
Out of Bounds is a novella, which admittedly isn’t my favorite type of book. However, it’s a sports romance and it’s written by Lauren Blakely, so reading this was a no brainer. The book is signature Lauren Blakely—fun, flirty, and sexy.
Dani is a corporate lawyer tasked with helping to clean up the image of a disgraced professional football team. Drew is a friendly, focused, squeaky clean quarterback who has just been traded to Dani’s team. I love the cute way in which they meet, and t ...more
Buddy read with the lovely Geishas.
This was a really sweet romance with instant attraction, a sexy football player, some hot and sexy times (phone sex included) and very little angst. Just what the doctor ordered because sometimes lots of sweetness with a side of cheese is all you need. My only complaint was I needed more grovelling in the end.
Football is my favorite sport to watch…live or on TV. I love the fast pace and fierce competition. I love the game. I LOVE FOOTBALL! Hot guys in tight pants with massive muscles scrambling over the ball? Sign me up! Like the game itself, football romances make my heart race and spike with adrenaline, like Lauren Blakely’s newest sensation, Out of Bounds. ...more
Out of Bounds smolders with heat, desire, and wicked swoon-worthy excitement! A chance meeting between two fantastic characters leads to a straightforward, yet complicated connection. An accidental surfboard injury, instant attraction, and undeniable chemistry...it all lines up to be a hot and sexy read. But when lines cross and the "six degrees of Kevin Bacon" come ...more
Uncomplicated and delightfully fluffy. Both of the main characters are good people, which seems rare these days in romance stories. Out of Bounds was a quick read so if you need a palate cleanser to follow a story that left you weepy or questioning humanity, this might hit the spot for you.
Plus, gorgeous quarterback.
Every once in a while you need a short and sweet story (or quick and dirty, if you will) to read in an afternoon. Out of Bounds fits the bill at only 150 pages, but nothing is left out of this sexy, somewhat forbidden romance. It’s packed with heat, witty humor, delicious dirty talk, and sizzling chemistry!
Dani is a lawyer for a local football team, while Drew is the new star quarterback. After their adorable meet-cute, they find out that they are now working together. While it i ...more
I’m coming... I’M COMING, ladies.
Buddy read with my G-peeps. Starts today!
Short story of two good people finding love with each other.
A quarterback who wants best for his team and himself. And a lawyer who maintains her clients out of any scandal and a good provider for her younger sister.
Almost adequate but forgettable story as there was no character depth and no intriguing plot.
Quite disappointed, really, coz this is supposed to be a s ...more
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So when I think of the next book to read... I ask myself... What Do I Want...and if there is a new Lauren Blakely out there... I will more than likely jump at the chance to consume it immediately. There is no doubt, for me...I will be totally entertained, totally wanting all the action to be happening to me personally, and loving all the heart, care and humor that goes with it. It is a done deal.
Out of Bounds is a perfect example of this theory.... it is so ...more
Drew was an idiot and I already forgot the leading lady's name. Oops.
I liked the story well enough, but it was missing the Lauren Blakely magic that should have made it really special.
There was a nice section that involved phone sex, though. So, yay!
Vamos a ver, es una historia corta, eso está visto. Pero es que este instalove que pasa en la historia... meh, no acaba de caer en gracia conmigo.
Por lo demás, es una historia entretenida pero no tiene nada especial, supongo que podrías considerarla una historia para pasar el rato sin nada memorable. Es de esas pequeñas historias para quienes le gustan los jugadores de fútbol 😬
He leido algunas lecturas de Lauren Blakely que me han echo pasar muy buenos ratos, por eso cuando vi esta novela no lo pense, no solo era bastante corta ( 150 paginas ) sino que tambien tenia a un protagonista deportista ( mi debilidad ).
Out Of Bounds es de esas historias que empiezan de una manera increible ( sobretodo al ser tan corta ) pero que pierde fuerza en la segunda mitad, ademas la pareja protagonista me encanto en los primeros capitulos pero en las ultimas paginas me di cuenta de cua ...more
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