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Bestie (Jokers' Wrath MC #5)

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From USA Today Bestselling Author Bella Jewel comes a new novel in the international bestselling Jokers Wrath MC Series.

The universe works in mysterious ways.

Well, it did for me, anyway.

It was like it knew that I needed him.

It put him in my life during a time I honestly thought I couldn’t go on.

He was broken. I was broken.

We only had one thing to offer each other – f
Kindle Edition, 130 pages
Published December 13th 2016
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 Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
☆☆2 Stars ☆☆

Holy Hell!!

First off let me say that I LOVE this author and I’ve read nearly all of her books. But this one right here? Me no likey. I really tried on this one but I just couldn’t do it and it pains me to give this one such a low rating because these authors work so hard on their stories and pray that we as readers, will love them as well. But you know what? You can't win them all.

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After going through a horrible break up, Molly’s life is no longer the same. Feeling like she can’t p
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BESTIE: Some elements are loosely connected to the author's own personal story which she's incorporated into Bestie. Even though this states it's part of a series it can be read as a standalone.

Molly was born and raised within the Jokers Wrath Motorcycle Club, outside of it she has no one she can call close friends. Her only saving grace is her relationship with Michael.

Just when you think life couldn't be any sweeter it throws curveballs at us now and then, weither you're strong enough
Dec 15, 2016 rated it liked it
I m glad the gangs back.

I m so happy I m are getting more of the Joker MC. I luvd the first 4 books so I was dyin for this book. I liked the overall story but I was left wanting more. Molly's character is good my heart went out to her throughout this book. She is dealing with a crappy breakup and her heart is broken. Life is just kicking her up the butt. Her family and family's are amazing. She just can't seem to get over Michael until she meets Roman walkin down the road. Molly knows of him bu
Natalie The Biblioholic
Release Date: December 13, 2016
Genre: Contemporary Romance - friends to lovers
POV: Heroine - 1st person
Steam: 2
Series or Standalone: Book 5 of the Jokers' Wrath series but can be read as a standalone

This book was very highly anticipated by yours truly. When I found out that elements of this story came from the events that took place in the author's life (she had her own Bestie), I knew I had to read it. Who doesn't like something that offers a glimpse into who someone is and why? So of

Molly and Roman are two people suffering from heartache and trying to move on from their past relationships. Which is proving to be a lot harder than they thought it would be. For Molly she just wants to know why her ex left her the way he did. And Roman just wants to understand how his ex could be so selfish and why he still wants her as badly as he does. The two meet when they both need someone in their life and become besties. Feelings start to develop between them when they become close, but
Dec 11, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2016, arc, new-adult, reviewed
**ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review**


I have read 20+ books by Bella Jewel, so she is an author whose books I keep a close eye on. I did not know what this book was about prior to starting it. I loved the previous books in the Jokers' Wrath MC and was excited about Bestie. It was a sweet romance with some drama. Both Roman and Molly went through a bad break-up and are trying to move on, which isn't always easy. When they meet each other one day they decide to keep in touch a
Lillian ☁ Cloud 9 Books ☁
***** 3.5 Bestie Stars *****

Can be read as a standalone

I really like Bella Jewel. However, this book didn't do it for me. I liked how some of the events were based on the author's past, but this story just seemed too normal. It felt like I went back to college and experienced common insecurities caused by the opposite sex.

Two people going through difficult break ups. They try the friend thing. Things get complicated, and yada yada yada.

There was also too much dialog. Characters from previous b
Romance Readers Retreat
*This review may contain light spoilers*

This is such a difficult review to write, and a hard rating to give. Bella Jewel is one of my favourite authors and she's written some of my favourite books. I've read pretty much everything she's ever written and I've never struggled with one of her books like I did with this one. I even struggled with what to rate this book, I did not enjoy this story at all. And I hate to have to say that as a massive Bella Jewel fan and also knowing how close this stor
Jan 13, 2017 rated it it was ok
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
 Lissa Smith Reads'~Bookaholics Bookshelf Reviews
4 Star Read:
I absolutely love this series and love the world that Bella Jewel has created that combines the Sinner's and Joker's Wrath MC. I honestly can't wait for more!

That being said, something was off about this novella. It just didn't carry the Joker's Wrath MC vibe. It felt more like a filler an inbetweener novella to wet the senses and keep the fans fed while completing the next book in the series. Lots of authors have these inbetweener's and they drive the fans nuts wanting more.

For me,
Dec 12, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: series
Let's be besties

Please note this is not your typical MC romance, Molly is the daughter of the President of the MC but there is no club business violence etc this is a chance meeting, fate romance and can be read as a stand alone.

I love Bella Jewel & I love mc reads but this was different to previous books.

Bestie I just liked, I suppose every characters story needs to be told but I found this immature at times and the characters irritating.

Molly and Roman both fresh out of breakups and fat
Feb 22, 2017 rated it did not like it
I have never been more annoyed with a hero in my life Holy Crap this book was a mess and the "Hero" if we can call him that was the worse thing EVER not only was the friendship between him and the Heroine weird they both acted like 13 year old girls and the whole "bestie" thing got on my nerve and just gave me a big headache

But honestly the worse thing was how the hero was portrayed this guy had no self respect no dignity absolutley no pride. Are we Supposed to find this man sexy?? the way he c
After endless thoughts of giving up and countless times closing and re-opening the book, I finally made it through! This book was such a struggle but stubborn me didn’t want to give up on a book. I just had to finish it.


My usual ratings are between 3 and 5 though I rarely rate 3. Since I had so many problems with this story and had already planned a few times on giving up I just couldn’t rate it higher than 2. I had hoped that there would be at least something in this book that would change my m
Dec 15, 2016 rated it it was ok
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Nope, I'm so sad but this one just didn't do it for me. I really struggled to get through it and finish it.

I loved their friendship but I wasn't feeling them together as a couple. And Roman, with this book being part of the Joker's Wrath series (which I loved), I was comparing him to the previous heroes from the other books in this series and he just didn't match up.. Hung up on his ex who kept stringing him along. (view spoiler)
Three Chicks
Dec 14, 2016 rated it liked it
Review by Lisa Kane

Molly is the daughter of Santana and Maddox from the Joker's Wrath series. She's just gotten dumped by her boyfriend Michael and she's hurting. She's trying to move on, but he doesn't even answer her calls or her texts. If she just knew why he wanted out she could cope with things better. When she runs into a friend of a friend, Roman she feels a nice connection. Turns out he lives near her.

Roman is fresh off a recent break up too. His girlfriend dumped him and he's been tryin
Lu Bielefeld **
Story with perfect dose of humor and deep feelings that holds the reader's attention. I laughed out loud and I was also sad in some scenes and the reading was perfect.
Recommend! I'm looking forward to the next book.
Jen's Late Night Reviews
Alright, get ready for an "I'm in the minority" review!

I will start with how much I love Bella Jewel and all her work, how I look forward to every single book she graces us with, and her skill in crafting this book universe that consists of characters from her Jokers Wrath MC books, MC Sinners books, hell even her 'Til Death and Amore books are set in the same universe and intertwine with each other! How awesome is that?! So I'm all pumped for this book and it pains me to say that I struggled t
Catherine Bibby (Rochelle's Reviews)
I submitted a request to the publisher/author to read and voluntarily review an uncorrected advance reader's copy of this book

I have devoured every book by Bella Jewel that I could get my hands as soon as it was available and I especially love her motor cycle romances. Needless to say, I was giddy to become a part of Joker Wrath's world again and meet another couple created from Bella Jewel's imaginations, especially after reading that a lot of her inspiration for Molly and Roman's story came f
Tongan Book Lover (Ofa Tafa)
Dec 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
*** I voluntarily read an ARC copy of this book for an honest review ***


Bella Jewel has a way of taking rugged, alpha males and sassy heroines and creating possibly the best raw romances ever. I have been an avid reader of this author for a while now and no joke, I have read every single one of her books. She is a writer who continues to surprise me with her imagination and creativity. Before I read the book, she wrote that Bestie was based on a lot of real memories and somehow this mad
Shannon Youngblood
5 Stars (Bad Ass Bitch)
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Friends, Lovers, MC, Heartbreak, Humor, Twists, Turns, EVERYTHING.

I'm not a huge MC fan, but I gave this one a go because of the blurb. I'm so glad I did. It had a little bit of everything you could want in a romance novel (see dictionary of words above)

As this was my first Bella Jewel book, I didn't know what to expect but I wasn't disappointed, and I'm super happy I could read as a standalone. (Looks like I gotta go back and read the first four!)

Molly, God Love her!
Melissa Mendoza
Dec 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing

“He squeezes me tighter. ‘I won’t. You have my word. You’re safe.’ Safe. Yes. Always.”

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5 Bestie Stars!!! Such a great friends to lovers story!!!

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Rowan and Molly are both going through a bad breakup and looking for something new, not a relationship per se, but a friendship. And that’s what they get…. But they never expected their connection to jump to another level… And I think a lot of us can relate to both of them. We’ve all had our heart broken and want/need that one person to lean
Courtney Cochran
I'm not rating this because I don't want to hurt one of my favorite gals. I've read tons of Bella's books and typically love them. I just couldn't finish this one. Moving on to the next book in this series. I'm sure the Bella Jewel we love will rock this next one.
Feb 19, 2017 rated it it was ok
I really did not like this book which is a shame as I love Bella 's writing but it done nothing for me it's nothing like her other books I think and it was a shame as I loved all he others.
Flavs is Mrs David Gandy♥~♥’
Dec 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, bikers
ARC Provided in exchange for an honest review

I don't actually know how to rate this book. It was heartbreaking but also uplifting at the same time.

Molly and Roman are both broken characters who had their hearts broken by people they both love. They met each other when both of them were at their lowest point in their lives when they both needed comfort and someone they could relate to

For me Molly was the more mature one who knew that she had to get over her heartbreak and try to move on. And she
Feb 14, 2017 rated it it was ok
While I really relished the 'Jokers Wrath MC' series, this one; not so much. Really had a difficult time getting through this book. Kept waiting for something to happen and no.
Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"Worth the fight."

I was very excited for more Joker's Wrath MC and couldn't wait to get my hands on Bestie. It wasn't until I did, that I realized it wasn't really a badass biker story. The main character, Molly, was raised as part of the Joker's Wrath MC family, and she spends time with them, but she lives and works outside of the lifestyle.

I confess that this is my least favorite in the series so far. While I did get to spend a little time at the clubhouse, I mostly stayed inside Molly's hea
Kassandra Marie
Dec 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
I loved the book . I just finished it , I hoped Bella Jewel is making a second part of the book , then go onto with Jacks story. I just hope the next books for the kids will be more grown up and more familiar and friends.
Jan 21, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2017
I usually really like this authors books but not this one. I was disappointed from the beginning I am sorry to say. I just kept thinking its gotta get better but I was let down.
Kathleen R.
Dec 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Title: Bestie
Author: Bella Jewel

4 unexpected stars

I haven't had a chance to read Bella Jewel's novels before, but I know that after reading Bestie, I've been missing out on something good. Although Bestie was part of the Jokers' Wrath series, I had no problem following the storyline and was intrigued - I wanted to know more about this motorcycle club and the president's daughter. Not having had read any of the previous novels, I don't have anything to compare the style of this one to the oth
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Jokers' Wrath MC (6 books)
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  • Desolation (Jokers' Wrath MC, #4)
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