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She Wants It All

(Sheridan Hall #3)

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Happy to sing cover songs with his band and float through New Jersey University with little to no effort, Dave Novak spends the first week of college partying. Then he meets Maggie Patrinski. Performing on stage in front of hundreds is easy for Dave, but the mere thought of Maggie sends his heart racing and turns him into a bumbling idiot. Even so, he can’t get her out of ...more
Published February 26th 2018 by Jessica Calla
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Heather
May 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Another wonderful book by Jessica Calla about Sheridan Hall. I absolutely fell in love with She Laughs In Pink and Juliette and Chase. This book is about Maggie. She has her life planned out already and nothing is going to stop her from achieving her dreams. This book is also about Dave. He is in a band, which he loves, and he goes to school. He's not all that worried about the future and no one is going to make him change his ways. Or so they thought.

I enjoyed this book so much! I always like s
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Tpagirl Loves Romance
She Wants It All was the third book in the Sheridan Hall series and was my first book by Jessica Calla. I received an advanced copy for an honest review.

She Wants It All was told in the dual POV. It was well written with a well developed storyline and characters. It was sweet, cute, humorous, and a realistic description for the life of a college freshman.

Dave Novak. He was the gorgeous twinkle-eyed, lead singer of The Randoms and "second floor" Dave to the basement residents of Sheridan Hall. He
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Hanne
May 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: new-adult
5 -- Second Floor Dave & Squirrel Girl -- stars

I started this book as soon as it landed on my kindle and I couldn’t stop reading. I’m loving the series and all the students of Sheridan Hall. I couldn’t wait to read this book from the moment I knew it’s Dave and Maggie’s story. I adore Dave and Maggie together! I loved this book, just as much as She Runs Away.

Dave has a crush on Maggie for several months now and he’s so happy that he finally has a date with her. Maggie isn’t too sure about the da
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Siobhan Davis
May 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, on-my-kindle
Second Floor Dave - the cute, sweet, bumbling, hot, nerdy rockstar - won my heart as quickly as he wormed his way into Maggie's heart. Was there ever a more perfect man? I don't think so. From climbing into smelly dumpsters to rescue a cat to not batting an eye when she turns up looking like a hot mess, Dave passes every test with flying colors. I laughed my ass off reading this book. It was hilariously funny, and not what I was expecting at all, but that's exactly what I loved about it.

I know J
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Heather
May 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
**I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.**

She Laughs In Pink and She Runs Away were so good, so I was really excited when I realized a new book was out in this series. And I've gotta say... She Wants It All may be my favorite one of them all! Jessica Calla's writing is so good. These stories are compelling with such rich and fun characters. I started this book yesterday afternoon... and then closed my Kindle at 1 am, book finished. I think I recall the other books being
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Piper
May 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
**I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.**

If you are looking for a book that will make you smile the whole time you are reading it, you’ve come to the right place. SHE WANTS IT ALL is that book.

It’s light, easy to read, entertaining, and funny. I read it in about a day and a half. The characters are relatable, lovable, and stick with you long after finishing the book.

I love so many things about this book, but the thing that stuck out the most to me was Second Floor Dave
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Larissa
Apr 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book!!!! I love Jessica Calla's writing and have devoured every single one of her stories, but there's just something about Dave in this book that makes him extra swoony. This entire series is so amazing at really capturing true new adult and the thoughts and emotions that come with that time in our lives. They can be read as standalones, but I would highly recommend the entire Sheridan Hall series! Five stars!!! ...more
Trader (RedHotBlueReads)
May 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2017
Second floor Dave is in love. Smitten. He can hardly speak around the woman who has captured his heart. Maggie lives in the basement of Sheridan Hall, and he's had his eye on her since he saw her feeding squirrels on campus. Only problem is that when he's around her, he's no longer "Dave the rock star." He turns into some other guy and can't speak, he's so enamored of her. The start of this book was so very sweet, with Dave trying to find his footing with Maggie.

Maggie likes Dave, but she's sti
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Elsa Carrion
May 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Stars: 5
Length: 461 pgs
Tense of Story: Present - First Person
Genera: New Adult Contemporary Romance
POV: Dave & Maggie
MF / Profession: Collage Freshman
MM / Profession: Collage Freshman/ singer in band
Location: New Jersey University

Love that the story is in first person and the fact that both POV are present. It's a great story, I didn't have the opportunity to read the first two in the series and that was ok. This story was focused on one couple. It did mention a situation that had occurred
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Natshane
Apr 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of She Wants It All generously provided by BookFish Books and the author. I will always look forward to reading a Sheridan Hall story!

★5 Oh-My-Dave Stars ★

Scoot over alpha Romeos because nerdy rockstars are taking the center stage!

Chase was a darling, Ben was McDreamy, but Second Floor Dave? He is a hot mess that Maggie and I melted into a puddle for.

He's charming me with his insecurities.

It is hard to believe that Dave, the ladies man of the second
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Eleanor
Apr 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This one was both adorable and captivating. Remembering how Meg promised Second Floor Dave a date with Maggie in exchange for a ride, Dave’s about to collect. However, Dave, rumored to be a huge player, turns mute – stuttering at best – around Maggie whenever he gets a chance to speak to her.

Maggie, however, finds ways to get him to be himself and relax around her, and slowly falls in love with Dave.

Naturally, Winsdon, Maggie’s horrible ex (the one that dumped her post-coital on Valentine’s Day)
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Karin
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love the Sheridan Hall series so far and hope to get more soon. This is a light hearted story mixed with the perfect amount of humor.

Second Floor Dave is by far my favorite hero of the series so far. He was so kind, sweet & genuine. I loved how his internal nerd shattered his cool confidence was gone when Maggie was near. Maggie likes Dave but, has no room in her life for distractions. She's solely focused on school and doesn't want to derail herself.

I love how each book bleeds into the other
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SinfulSoulRead
May 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 Twinkle-Eyed STARS

ARC kindly provided in exchange for and honest review. Thank you so much!

It was my first Jessica Calla book and I am sure I will devour her previous stories like my favorite ice creams. Because I am addicted!

I really enjoyed this story. Dave completely stole my heart with his shyness. I wanted to hug him and kiss (and do some naughty things). But it was my first story where the hero was not so full of himself. There are a lot YA stories where a boy has to fight for the girl
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Ginny Deffendall
May 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have enjoyed this entire series so far, but She Wants It All has been my favorite! And it's all due to our hero.

I thought I could love no other Jessica Calla character as much as Ben until I met David "Second Floor Dave" Novak! *swoon* Dave's been in the background in all the books in this series, but he moves center stage in book 3 and that is precisely where he deserves to be.

Sexy and confident on stage with is band and a big bundle of nervousness every time he's near our friend Maggie, Dave
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Jennifer Acres
May 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Guys, my heart! The Sheridan Hall series just keeps getting better and better.
The third novel in the series, She Wants It All follows Maggie and Second Floor Dave. I did not know how much I needed this story in my life until I started reading and could not for the life of me put it down. I'm not going to lie, Dave is my favorite of the Sheridan Hall guys thus far.
This story starts off sweet and light but gets richer, deeper with every page. Jessica Calla wove an impressively fun yet flawed grou
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Sophie Koufes
May 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
She Wants It All (Sheridan Hall #3) is 2nd Floor Rockstar Dave Novak & Nerdy Magdalena (Maggie) Patrinski's love tale. I love this highly addictive series that captures the true essence of New Adult. Beautiful cover. I love Dave & Maggie together and they are totally swoon worthy. Told in dual pov which accentuates the tone and pace. I absolutely love the cameo appearances of Frank although I get all teary-eyed. A unexpected surprise plot twist that is quite a bombshell. So happy with how it end ...more
Coco.V
Dec 10, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebie
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Blurb:
Happy to sing cover songs with his band and float through New Jersey University with little to no effort, Dave Novak spends the first week of college partying. Then he meets Maggie Patrinski. Performing on stage in front of hundreds is easy for Dave, but the mere thought of Maggie sends his heart racing and turns him into a bumbling idiot. Even so, he can’t get her out of his mind.

Maggie’s not exactly thrilled when her roommate sets her up with Second
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Nicole Ortiz
May 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
Another wonderful book from Jessica Calla from the Sheridan Hall series. A light easy to read funny and entertaining love st. I think Dave and Maggie are my favorite. Love the story line and love the characters. Once I started reading this I couldn't put it down. Love the chemistry between Second Floor Dave and Maggie. I have really enjoyed reading this series.
I received an ARC and volunteered to leave a review.
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Sally Hanan
Jun 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Definitely the best of the three so far. So many opportunities for a giggle, especially if you're a romance author yourself. The drawn-out teasing leading up to the first kiss was delightful, and there was so much packed into it. Definitely not your average romance novel. I would to see what Calla does with women's fiction. ...more
Louise
Jun 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
‘She Wants It All’ by Jessica Calla is a great book filled with humour and one hot sexy lead that you will fall in love with. This is a 4 star read for me.


Both Dave and Maggie are likeable characters that you can relate to and have you wanting nothing but the best for them. Dave is a sexy rock star that when faced with the girl he has admired from afar becomes a bit of a bumbling fool that only endears him to your heart even more. Maggie is a smart, animal loving girl that like all of us loves r
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Megb
Jun 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love Dave and Maggie and can't wait to read the rest of the character's stories! ...more
Anna (Adventures with a Book Nerd)
Out of all the books I read, I very rarely read NA. Why? Mainly because I have a hard time finding ones that I like. I found that a lot of the NA books that I tried, had very little plot, and a lot of sex. And to me? I would rather have the plot that I get in YA, without the sex, than just a story filled with mindless sex. And I think that's why I love Calla's NA books so much. There is plot, and character development, and realistic romance. It isn't the typical NA romance, and I really like tha ...more
Vanessa Haley
May 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy of this book in return for an honest review.

Jessica Calla is a new author to me, and is now on my favorites list. "She Wants It All", (#3 Sheridan Hall Series) is by far the best book on romance I have read for a while, and easily stands out as a must read. Eventhough I'm in my 40s and outside the target market, this college based romance had me hooked from the first page. There is something about remembering what is was like being young, experiencing the raw and new emoti
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Lula Pantoofle
May 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: new-adult, romance
This book was given to me free in exchange for an honest review.

The Plot: Rockstar boy loves Animal loving girl from a far. They go out. Things get complicated. This series is heavy on plot. It's a tight story with twists and turns which all comes together nicely in the end.

The Characters: What can I say? I love Second Floor Dave. He's got the rockstar vibe mixed with a delightful stuttering shyness. I'm not sure that I believe that any guy would go to the effort of reading a romance novel, bu
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Beth C.
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is such a great series! It's hard to believe that so much happened to these kids in one year of college. But they have become a family through all the tragedy of their first semester. This book wasn't as light-hearted as book 2, but it was fun and entertaining and full of angst and heartbreak and love.
This part of the story revolved around Maggie and "Second Floor Dave". Maggie is a romantic at heart, but also a tough girl who pushes herself and is more than capable of getting almost anyth
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Nicole Curry
May 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is a very realistic story with issues that happen today. I love the dual POV and to see the back and forth romance blossoming. Dave is the carefree, live in the moment type of guy while Maggie is a go-getter with many plans for the future. The pull and tug between them and the stress of everyday life causes their relationship to be put to the test. In the end Maggie has to decide does wanting it all include Dave? I'd say yes! ...more
Taryn
Feb 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Speechless is what I am... this book had me all over the place with emotions... so well written that it just pulls you in... seeing the events for two more characters and thowing a couple "holy crap" moments and tears in there just make me crave more of the Sheridan Hall crew! Great job Jessica! ...more
Tracy
May 18, 2017 rated it liked it
Marit
Oct 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ok, Calla had me hooked at « Second Floor Dave. » I loved seeing a totally driven heroine matched with her opposite and how they had to get through that. Another homerun for Jessica Calla.
Denise
Oct 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great from start to finish

I really like this book. I was a little hesitant with how young the characters were but their stories blossomed and I like the way the side stories were expressed as well. I’d recommend for sure.
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Jessica Calla is a contemporary romance and women's fiction author who moonlights during the day as an attorney. If she's not writing, lawyering, or parenting, you'll most likely find her at the movies, scrolling through her Twitter feed, or gulping down various forms of caffeine (sometimes all three at once). A Jersey girl through and through, she resides in the central part of the state with her ...more

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