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4th & Girl

(Mavericks Tackle Love #4)

4.34  ·  Rating details ·  589 ratings  ·  211 reviews
4th & Goal: A term used when the offensive team is on its final down and the goal line is the line to reach.

4th & Girl: A story where time is almost up, and the girl of his dreams is just barely out of reach.

Leo Landry, first round draft pick and the New York Mavericks newest starting cornerback, uses grit, concentration, and sheer determination to make his differ
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Published November 20th 2018
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✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰
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Finally book #4!
Leo's story.


Leo is a brand new professional football player and he's a bit scared ... will he'll make it in the big league? He was a college superstar, but the NFL is something entirely different.

And instead of concentrating only on football and his very first season.... he can't stop thinking about the beautiful girl he met when he had to go to the team's clinic to get his urine tested. The meeting of football player and medical assistant and pee did not go as it was supp
“She was my girl. My bombshell mystery package that only I had the pleasure of unwrapping. Mine to kiss. Mine to hold. Mine to taste.”

With the cutest, most awkward meet-cute in the history of all meet-cutes, the ladies of Max Monroe has teamed up once again to give us Leo and Gemma’s hilarious and charming happily ever after. 4th & Girl is book four in Max Monroe’s Mavericks Tackle Love series and it can absolutely be read as a standalone! But if you haven’t started this incredible series,
Nov 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Oh so much fun! Leo and Gemma are so cute together. Gemma is kinda stubborn but she’s just trying to figure out what to do with her life. Leo is new so he’s trying to find his place within the team. I think some of the best parts in the story were with his great aunt Alma. Oh my stars I hope I’m as cool as her when I’m 80. That lady pretty much stole the whole book for me. She’s a firecracker and made me giggle nonstop. My biggest draw to these authors is not only their storytelling but their ch ...more
Vanessa (nessreads)
Nov 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
*I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book*

4.5 Stars

The smile on my face has been glued to my face since I started reading this book. I can't get enough of this duo, they never disappoint. Time and time again they deliver and once again this book was no exception.

Leo. First round draft pick and the newest New York Maverick's cornerback. He had me feeling all sorts of ways. He was so charismatic and sweet and caring and such a great guy. I loved, loved, loved him.

Gemma. She was a great
Julia - The Romance Bibliophile

4th & Girl was the PERFECT ending to the Mavericks Tackle Love series, and my FAVORITE Max Monroe book to date! It was a fun, hilarious, and entertaining standalone romantic comedy, and I absolutely loved it with all of my heart and soul. You can never, EVER go wrong with a Max Monroe book, and 4th & Girl was a prime example of their excellence!

The storyline was PHENOMENAL. I never completely know what to expect from Max Monroe, but I always know I'll be laughing out loud and
Nov 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
Cute, quirky and smiles galore. Another Max Monroe rom-com, with a hot side piece of football goodness, hit!
Nov 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars
Oh my, I had a serious case of the swoons here. Leo, Leo, Leo. What am I going to do with you?

Before I go any further, let me just put it out there, that I voluntarily read an ARC of this book, in exchange for an honest review. So this book...gah, I laughed. Boy, did I laugh. I laughed until I cried at some parts. Max Monroe, the powerhouse duo that they are, they have it on lock. The perfectly timed zing of a rom-com. There is a definite art to this realm and they have elevated it to a whole n
Nov 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was such a fun story! I really enjoyed both lead characters, Leo Landry (the rookie Maverick we glimpsed at the end of the Trick Play) and our heroine Gemma who was figuring out what to do with her life through a series of temp jobs. A definite highlight was the eccentric old lady Alma and her sass (plus hilarious online shop she runs). I don’t want to spoil anything, but let’s just say, she’s not a shy, naive old lady. Also Gemma’s best friend Abby, who is so bizarre and flits in and out ( ...more
Have you read any of Max Monroe's books? Because you should. Any and all of them. Their brand of humor is completely hilarious and I love all the internal conversations the characters have with themselves. I didn't just laugh, I literally had to put my kindle away because I was cracking up so hard.

But back to the book, these two ladies can write a swoony male lead. EVERYONE SINGLE ONE OF THEM. Leo, rookie NFL star who is also going to get his masters for life after the NFL, who meets Gemma on a
Isha Coleman
Nov 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: first-reads
You don't have to be a sports enthusiast to fall in love with a good book. 4th & Girl is a story of hard earned rewards and heartbreaking risks that centers around a love of football and an eclipse of the heart. Monroe breathes life into characters that are captivating, aggravating and at times down right infuriating, but no less hard to resist. Gemma and Leo score a touchdown in my book.
4.5 stars!!
From zero to one hundred in less than a second, this adorable fucking creature had not only stolen my attention, but with sniper-like precision appeared to be going straight for my heart as well.

Leo Landry is the “newest first-round draft picks for the New York Mavericks.” As long as he keeps up his record, he has it made but his focus is on something other than football. He can’t stop thinking about the mystery girl he met when he first joined the team, and it’s driving him crazy.

Although I (still) haven’t read the first book in the Mavericks Tackle Love series, I feel pretty confident in saying that 4th & Girl is, and will always be, my favorite of the 4.
Leo and Gemma are both so adorable! Not every book do you find yourself loving both main characters equally- usually my heart leans a little more towards one or the other (and more often than not it’s the hero), but in this case, I have to say I adored both Gemma and Leo equally- their funny and awkward first
Shelly (vixenreads)
Nov 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
*Warning: This book will make your cheeks hurt from the constant smiling as you read.

4th & Girl is the final book in the Mavericks Tackle Love series. Each book is interconnected but can be read as stand-alones as each focuses on different players on the New York Mavericks football team.
This is the story of Leo and Gemma. I absolutely adored these two. They both were adorably dorky but incredibly sweet on one another from the get-go.
I loved seeing Gemma as someone who was a bit uncoordinated
Franci Neill
Nov 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 Best Meet Cute Stars!!!

I’m admittedly sad this is the last book in this series by Max and Monroe, but talk about going out on top. I’ve not been shy about my love for all their words and it seems with each new book I get a favorite. 4th and Girl is no different. I’m IN LOVE with Leo and Gemma!!

Imagine having your dreams of playing in the NFL come true but you can’t focus doing what you’re being paid a lot of money to do because you think you’ve met the girl of your dreams….this is what’s hap
Escape into a Booksite
Nov 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
*4 Stars*

ARC kindly received in exchange for an honest review.

As usual with Max Monroe, this was a fun and fast read. Leo and Gemma's tale begins in the most awkward of ways, and things only get funnier from there. Once they finally reconnect after their weird initial meeting, and they get past some awkward nerves on their first date, these two really open up to each other and are a really sweet couple.

Throw in Leo's Nonna, and you're in for some hilarious moments. That woman is a cracker of
Erin Lewis
Nov 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 star review 4th & Girl (Mavericks #4) by Max Monroe

Leo Landry is the starting cornerback for the New York Mavericks and although I have no idea what that means it sounds interesting.

From the first page to the last I was invested in Leo and Gemma Holden‘s story. Full of humour, laugh out loud, (who am I kidding - snort worthy moments) and incredibly sexy this book will draw you in and you won’t want to put it down. I finished it in almost one go; I just kept saying, one more chapter until
FMR Book Grind
Dec 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Review by: Gina

Max Monroe really knows how to suck you into a book because the beginning to the story was fantastic and laugh out loud hilarious! I loved some of the plot points through out the story, their meeting being my favorite! This set a great tone for the story! But there were some moments that I found too childish. It just made me pause for a moment but didn't ruin the story for me. Overall, I thought the story was well written and brought back the Max Monroe humor that I love! I was ha
Mel *Kel & Mel Tell Book Blog*
Finally Leo's story and it's absolutely perfect! I thought that I already had a favorite in this series, but Leo Landry has stolen my book heart!

Max Monroe continue to write wonderful stories that always deliver the feels. Their attention to detail as well as the crazy plots and locations add to the awesomeness that is the writing of Max Monroe.

In this book, Leo is a rookie football player for the New York Mavericks. Leo is sweet, considerate and super swoony on so many levels. When Leo meets G
Tanja Kezmic
Nov 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: omgreads
I think this might be the cutest book I've ever read. It was funny, sweet, filled with most embarrassing things happening known to a person. I loved the chemistry between Gemma and Leo. I loved him for wanting the best for her even when she was to scared to do anything about it.

I loved seeing the "old" characters. And than Nonnie and BFF Abby were hilarious side characters.

It would seem Max Monroe can't write anything that isn't simple amazing. Another great read and another amazing couple to
Crystal's Book World ~ Crystal Cordova
The Mavericks Tackle Love have been a favorite series by far from Max Monroe. I remember when these duo debut and love their unique writing and quirkiness. There is no stopping them for sure with 4th & Girl. They had me falling all over football star Leo and our wonderful heroine Gemma.

4th and Girl had me smiling from ear to ear and snort giggling. This story hit all the marks from feeling butterflies to feeling the heat level! The characters were all a hoot! I could not get enough of 4th &
So funny was the heroine, Gemma, in this book! She was wacky, and I loved her! And, the hero, Leo, was incredibly sexy and sweet. Their love story was awesome! And, the supporting characters were marvelous too! Looking forward to reading more from these authors...
Veronica LaRoche

Once you start reading you will definitely lol with Leo & Gemma and Nonna is priceless. This series every guy will make you swoon but Leo will make you swoon hard. I love Gemma & Leo together and their ending was absolutely perfect. Another touchdown from Max Monroe that everyone must one click.

I voluntarily reviewed this Advanced Reader Copy of this book.
Lenore Kosinski
Nov 26, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc

I received a free copy through Social Butterfly PR in exchange for an honest and unbiased review/opinion.

3.5 stars — This one had so many good moments—moments where I laughed and moments where I swooned—but if I’m being honest, I struggled to maintain interest in the story as well. I enjoyed it, but I just wasn’t captured I guess. I wasn’t sucked into Leo and Gemma’s romance, and I just didn’t feel any strong chemistry. Basically, it was good, it just wasn
Nov 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-wishlist
Wow, I never thought anyone would surpass Kline as my favourite Max Monroe man but I think Leo is right up there with him. He's a good guy with a heart of gold, a hard worker with a sensible head on his shoulders; he oozes charm and kindness. His determination along with his lack of ego ensure he makes friends and settles into the Mavericks quickly despite his young age. 

Gemma is adorably awkward, drifting her way through a variety of temporary jobs including collecting urine samples from the Ma
Ginger Snaps
This is the final book in the Mavericks Tackle Love series, which makes me sad because I have LOVED this series. This book was so much fun to read. This book is one of those books that takes you on a wonderful ride you enjoy reading the entire time. I never wanted it to end!

While I've loved all the heroes in this series, I think Leo Landry is the swooniest one in this book. His hilarious "meet cute" with the heroine Gemma Holden starts us on this entertaining ride filled with many laugh-out-loud
Misty (Reds Romance Reviews)
Nov 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Gemma is kind of stuck in limbo, she was about to start her last year of college, when she realized that she has been pouring all of her heart and soul into something that she can't fathom spending the rest of her life doing. She comes from a family of engineers so it was always expected that she follow the same path, and while she has the smarts to do it, it just doesn't hold the same excitement for her that it does her family. So she decides to step away from school momentarily and figure out ...more
Nov 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
*An advance reading copy was provided to me in exchange for an honest review.*

In the final installment of the Mavericks Tackle Love series, we get the story of Rookie Leo Landry. Fresh out of college and first round draft pick by the Mavericks as their newest starting cornerback, there’s a lot of pressure on Leo to fit in, make friends and show management he was the right choice.

Gemma Holden doesn’t know what she wants to do with her life after dropping out in her final year of school for engin
Jackie Wright
Nov 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love catching up with my friends and family at the Mavericks and I can honestly say that’s how I feel when I pick up one of Max Monroe’s books because Its like I’m going home.
This is Leo and Gemma’s tale and what a funny tale they have to tell. Leo has just been drafted as a first round pick to the Mavericks and he is destined for fame as long as he stays injury free and focused but focusing is hard when you bump and I mean literally bump into the woman of your dreams on your very first day ..
Nov 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The characters in this book are something else! Each and everyone of them. Don't even get me started on Alma! ;) Seriously.... go read the book and you will never look at your grandmother the same again. *Insert evil laugh*

After a slight mishap during a job through a temp agency, Gemma's job prospects are even more dismal, so accepting a job she knows nothing about from a person she knows nothing about seemed like the smart thing to do. As it turns out, it was fate. You get to meet Leo in the p
Lindsey (Linz Readz)
Nov 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, kindle
I love Leo and Gemma together! They were so dang cute and their meet-cute had me laughing my butt off!

Gemma is stubborn and headstrong while trying to figure out what she wants to do with her life. The one thing she knows, is exactly what she doesn’t want to do. She refuses to follow in her family's’ footsteps and be miserable in a career she wants nothing to do with. She drops out of college and decides to work temp jobs until she figures everything out. Everyone around her seems to have it fi
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Mavericks Tackle Love (4 books)
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  • Pick Six (Mavericks Tackle Love, #2)
  • Trick Play (Mavericks #3)