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4.13  ·  Rating details ·  13,766 ratings  ·  1,709 reviews
A sexy new standalone from USA Today bestseller Sarina Bowen.

You’d think a billion dollars, a professional hockey team and a six-bedroom mansion on the Promenade would satisfy a guy. You’d be wrong.

For seven years Rebecca has brightened my office with her wit and her smile. She manages both my hockey team and my sanity. I don’t know when I started waking in the night, crav
Kindle Edition, 298 pages
Published February 12th 2018 by Rennie Road Books
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Nov 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
**Even better the second time around! With a mountainous TBR shelf looming, it's almost impossible to carve time for a re-read of favourites, but I needed a swoony hero and Nate simply does it for me**

Very rarely do you get an author who writes a realistic portrayal of the billionaire character.

Most authors write the illusory billionaire who lacks the work ethic or lifestyle that is synonymous with those in that tax bracket.

Similarly, the wealthy guy would always get characterised as a narcissi
Jan 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-books
➳Attraction between friends that are oblivious about it, but have strong friendship feelings towards each other making it harder for them to release their lust towards each other...

➳When it comes down to friends to lovers romances, Sarina Bowen has nailed it to the core with this new addition to the continuing story line of the Brooklyn Bruisers, but still considered as a stand-alone of course. Having read the Sarina Bowen books in the past, I love this book ten-times more do to it being in
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-four-stars
4.25 stars!!!

Until you wake up naked with your boss of seven years, you haven’t lived.
THIS is the book I’ve been waiting for in the Brooklyn Bruisers series. Yeah, this is a hockey series and Nate’s not a hockey player, but semantics. Nate is actually the owner of the Brooklyn Bruisers. He’s a very rich and very successful man in all of his endeavors, and Rebecca is the girl that’s been with him from the start. She’s worked for him before he made all his money, and he’s been gone
Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
I absolutely love a book where the guy goes after the girl. Not saying the girl didn’t want it, but when a guy pursues the girl, I like it a lot

Nate Kattenberger, owner of the Brooklyn Bruisers and a Billionaire Business owner. He’s handsome, he’s sappy, he’s hidden his lust for damn near 7 years for his assistant. I loved damn near everything about Nate. His drive to succeed, his passion for the one he wants, his protectiveness, okay I think you get it. He was nearing the perfect stage for m
Sarina Bowen
Jan 24, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
This week I sent everyone on my newsletter list a deleted scene from Brooklynaire! If you haven't been getting my newsletters, you can sign up here . ...more
Stacey is Sassy
The audio was SO BLOODY GOOD!!!

I had high hopes for the audio considering I loved reading Brooklynaire so much, but this one surpassed my expectations. It was so bloody good. The narrators brought Nate and Becca to life, sucked me into the Brooklyn Bruiser world, and made me desperate to listen to the rest of the series. I wish the rest of the Brooklyn Bruiser's had Bingley in them.

You remember Bingley, don't you?

Come on, who could forget Nate's very life-like security system? For any Pride and
Rachel Reads Ravenously
Feb 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 stars!

“Everything seems fine and ordinary. Or at least it did until I hit my head.”

Brooklyn Bruiser fans, we finally have Nate and Becca’s story! And it was SO worth the wait!

Becca has worked for billionaire Nate since the beginning, before he earned all the money and fame. Over seven years the two have had a great friendship and worked really well together. And while both are attracted to the other, neither one of them knows it or will admit it.

When Becca injures her head on the ice, Na
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This is one of those books in a series that had me ready to scream and stalk the author to get. Nate and Becca have been secondary characters that are mentioned in previous books only enough to get me curious but never enough to give any of their answers. So instead I had to patiently sit and wait for their book to come out and hope my expectations can be met. Well I can certainly say that with this couple my exceptions were not met-they were blown right off the ri
Jan 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Sarina Bowen Fans, Hockey, Romance
4 Wish Fulfillment Stars
* * * * Spoiler Free
One of the best things about reading a series... is watching and thinking about secondary characters who demand their own books. A crafty, smart author will give life to these characters... making us curious and interested. They will give us just enough of a glimpse here and there in the series so that at a certain point... these characters cannot be denied...There is enough demand by readers to plead... Please give us this couple's story.

Sarina Bowen
Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
This was a solid smutty read! It did have a little bit of unnecessary conflict towards the end, but I'm honestly getting so used to the drama of new adult romances that it didn't annoy me as much as it usually would. I will definitely be checking out more from Sarina Bowen in the future when I'm in da mood for some smuts ...more
Nissa | Of Pens and Pages Book Blog

We finally have Nate and Rebecca's book, y'all! To everyone who has read at least one of the Brooklyn Bruisers novels, you know there's something going on between the tech billionaire owner of the hockey team and his right-hand woman. Brooklynaire was three books in the making, but it was worth the wait. It was just as sweet and satisfying as I imagined it to be.

My life is constant noise... When you kiss me, everything goes quiet. That's the only time I can forget everyone else."

To f
Geri Reads
Jan 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!

I had high expectations for this book because it's Nate! And Becca! I've been waiting for this book since I've read the first Brooklyn Bruisers book and Sarina Bowen did not disappoint. I adored this book with all of my heart.

Brooklynaire is a fun, all out swoon-worthy romance with Sarina Bowen's trademark flair.

Nate and Becca had been in this perpetual will they won't they sexual tension since the first book in this series. In case you haven't been keeping up, Becca is the office man
May 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Original review: The New Romantics

*I received a copy of this book from the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.*

*4.5 Stars!*

After two years of waiting...



If you know me, then you know have long I've been waiting for Nate and Becca's story. I've been shipping these two since Rookie Move and I may have let obsession get a little out of hand because I was down right ready to riot if this ship never set sail. Okay, enough of me and my empty threats,
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog

4-4,5 cute stars ❤️

Sarina Bowen delivers a sweet story!I can even tell you how much I adored Nate!He was everything and the main reason why I loved this story so much!The story line is perfect and the characters well developed!


Becca and Nate are friends and worked together for seven years.When Becca injures her head and has to recover from a concussion Nate gives her the chance to stay at his place so she can recover soon.They start spending more time togethe
Heather K (dentist in my spare time)
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5 Stars!!

I was on the hunt for a new series to sink my teeth into, I stumbled across this sexy cover and 1-clicked straight away because Sarina Bowen! Nothing more needs saying as I have enjoyed everything I have read of hers and Brooklynaire didn't disappoint!

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I listened to the audiobook and it was FAN-FU@#ING-TASTIC! I was immediately pulled into Becky and Nate's lives and the world of the Brooklyn Bruisers.

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Rebecca/Becky is the office manager for the Brooklyn Bruisers. She is down on he
Sam (AMNReader)
Plot points and reveals here, read at your own risk. I'm basically cataloging my issues with the book.
Final thoughts: While the final 40% were lovely, sexy, sweet, and a likely attempt at redemption, the beginning of the book handled the power dynamic in too threatening of a manner for me. There were a couple situations, in order to include in the book, that could have been changed ever so slightly to work just fine.
Sexy: Someone sneaks into your hotel room after being invited and a similar sit
Meghan Quinn
Feb 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
OMG!!! Sarina Bowen made me so giddy with this book! Gahh, I'm going to be thinking about Nate and Rebecca for a long time.

Office romance and hockey = YESSSSS!!!!

Brooklynaire is a highly addictive, can't put it down, office romance with a nerdy billionaire twist all wrapped up in a sexy and witty package. I ready Brooklynaire in a day. Believe me when I say you won't be able to be able to stop reading this book!
Kelly (and the Book Boar)
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Okay, the year is quickly ending, I find myself 11,000 reviews behind and a bunch of those aren’t really even worth me wasting my time on (like this one we can just label as Exhibit A) so I’m going to puke out a couple of sentences real quick and call it done. Brooklynaire was obviously released as an antithesis to all things Christian Grey . . . .

Not that I was a big fan of the Red Room of Pain, but at least something was going o
h o l l i s
I full on didn't want to read this book. The Becca/Nate drama in the background of the Brooklyn Bruisers books prior to this one drove me to distraction. But I can't read OVERNIGHT SENSATION without reading this first because what if there's backstory I need to know. So here we are.

And, shockingly, for the first 40%? I was loving this. Colour me surprised. I was | | close to messaging all my friends shamefaced and shucks about it, too. Glad I waited out the end.

I won't say I hated the last half
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What's not to love about a hot billionaire nerd boy who buys a hockey team?
Nate and Rebecca are soo adorable!

Bingley stole the show though! I want one of my own please. Bingley is so much better than Alexa, Siri or the Ok Google guy! ☺

Great romance with lots of funny and cute moments and some hockey moments. I really enjoyed reading it - even without having read any of the other books in the series. But I'm reading Overnight Sensation next! Might go back and read all the others too on
Jeannine Allison
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4.5 stars!

I LOVED Nate!!!! Nobody writes swoon-worthy boyfriends like Sarina Bowen! ❤️ And Becca was a great leading lady... just like I knew she'd be 😍😍 There was a teeny tiny bit of OW drama that I didn't love (it just felt very unnecessary), but other than that this was a complete win. If you're in the mood for a low-angst read with a sweet hero and a strong heroine, look no further 😏

Title: Brooklynaire
Series: Brooklyn Bruisers #4
Author:Sarina Bowen
Release date: February 12, 2018
Cliffhanger: No
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I’ve known Nate’s mind for years, but his body is a foreign country I’ve never visited before. Somehow I already speak the language.

After finishing a pretty heavy book, Brooklynaire was just the sweet and light read that I was craving. It was low on the drama, high on the sass, laughs, and fun. Another bonus? Despite the the page count hitting the
Optimist ♰King's Wench♰
4 So, Cat tacos Stars!

O Fluff Queen! My Fluff Queen!

I've been waiting for this story since Rookie Move where Nate and Becca leapt off the page. Through the first three books their story has evolved but always maddeningly in the background. Until now.

"Everything worthwhile is complicated."

If you've not read the first three, no worries! You're probably better off than the rest of us, because much of this I already knew thus I found myself getting impatient for them to just be together already
Jacqueline's Reads
Jan 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-books, arc
4.5 Win Win Win stars

Brooklynaire is a standalone and is part of the Brooklyn Bruisers series, well sort of. The Brookyn Bruiser series is about the hockey players and Brooklynaire is about the owner, Nate.

I have to say, I really enjoyed Brooklynaire, I think the cover is adorable, the storyline was super cute and it was a treat to read from start to finish. I gobbled the pages up like a starved woman. The book just had great flow and perfect balance of tension. Oh and Nate, don’t even get me st
Jul 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars
I’m only 18 months late to the party and I doubt there’s much I could say that many haven’t already, so I’ll leave it at give me a Nate over a Christian Grey any day. He gets top spot.

description Until you wake up naked with your boss of seven years, you haven’t lived.”

Feb 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
I’ve been waiting for this book for the last three years, and I’m happy to report, the wait was so worth it. Sarina Bowen gave Becca and Nate an amazing and satisfying story.

This friends to lovers romance was all kinds of wonderful.

Becca and Nate were the best example of the friends to lovers trope. They’ve known each other for seven years, and worked closely with each other for years. Trusted each others, and knew one another like no other. They enjoyed each others company, and had the most ad
Tpagirl Loves Romance
Brooklynaire by Sarina Bowen was the fourth book in the Brooklyn Bruisers series. The series is fast becoming one of my favorite series with Bowen as one of my favorite authors.

Nate Kattenberger was the brilliant billionaire owner of the Brooklyn Bruisers NHL hockey team. Rebecca Rowley was the beautiful, independent office manager for the Bruisers. She’s worked for Nate for seven years. They’ve been prominent in all of the previous books. We knew they had off the charts chemistry but we also kn
Marla Mei
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it

FINALLY!!!!!! omg i'm cry!!!!! 😭😭😭

Radd Reader
“Seven years seems like plenty of time to figure out that you’re my favorite person in the world. And I don’t want to go another year without you.”

Nate (30ish, business owner and also owner of the NHL Brooklyn Bruisers):
Nate is Brooklyn's most famous billionaire. He made his fortune developing software. He’s a tech geek, a math nerd, super smart and 💯 percent, make-your-panties-melt sexy. 😍. He’s got a lot on his plate, but it never shows. He’s calm and super confident.
“Nate i
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Sarina Bowen is the sixteen-time USA Today bestselling author of three dozen books, including: the True North series, and the Brooklyn Bruisers. She's the co-author of Him/Us and the WAGs series with Elle Kennedy. She's the author of The Ivy Years series, and more!
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