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(The Hartigans #3)

4.22  ·  Rating details ·  1,540 ratings  ·  282 reviews
How exactly has one good deed landed me in the penalty box?

Ice Knights defenseman Zach Blackburn has come down with the flu, and my BFF—his PR manager—begs me to put my nursing degree to use and get him back to health. Of course she would call in a favor for the most hated man in Harbor City.

But when he’s finally on the mend and I’m sneaking out of his place, everything go
ebook, 200 pages
Published February 18th 2019 by Entangled: Amara (first published January 28th 2019)
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
Tomboy is book three in The Hartigans series by Avery Flynn. While I really enjoyed the first two books in this series, I now have a favorite. I loved this book. If you are wondering, yes, you can read this as a stand alone. Each book in the series is based on one of the siblings in this crazy, loveable, Hartigan family. The characters do recur in each book, though. So you wouldn’t have the emotional connection to the other characters if you haven’t read the previous books!

Fallon Hartigan is an
Chris  C - A Midlife Wife
What a great story. Even got a few tears outta me!
This is the second book that I have read and reviewed by Avery Flynn and I realized that I love reading stories when the characters are so like you and me. They’re not beautiful people. They’re vulnerable but yet have that fiery soul that you just tend to gravitate to.

Usually when I read a book I like one character more than another. And, if I’m honest, I’ll say it’s usually the guy and it is.

But in this story I really enjoyed b
A fun contemporary about a stubborn nurse and a cranky hockey player.

I liked how this book started out. Zach used to be the star player of the Ice Knights hockey team, but in recent years has been failing his fellow teammates and his town. People seem to think it's just bad luck. Until his luck changes after meeting Fallon Hartigan who may or may not hate his guts.

It was refreshing to read about two cranky, aggressive, stubborn people. Normally it's just the one character. But these two were h
Oct 23, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Avery Flynn hooked me with the first book in The Hartigans series, Butterface, and I was desperate for more. With Muffin Top, book two, my addition grew stronger. This third book, Tomboy, is easily my favourite in the series. In fact, it’s a strong four-point-five-star rating, nearly a five-star read. I’m unsure how the future books will live up to this one, but I’m desperate to see.

From the small introduction we were given in Muffin Top, I knew I would be hooked by Tomboy. Both main characters
Feb 22, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book has me fangirling over Avery Flynn so hard. I was already a fan of this series but now I'm straight up obsessed. I loved Fallon and Zach's connection and they made an adorably growly couple. They both had their walls up and could be a little stand-offish when it came to other people. Zach with his quiet fuck-off vibes that he gave to everyone and Fallon with her gives-not-one-shit attitude when it came to what other people wanted. They were irrevocably the
Elle's Book Blog
Release Date: February 18, 2019
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Actual Rating: 4 stars

Tomboy is the third standalone in The Hartigans romantic comedy series! While I do own the first book, I just haven't gotten to read it yet, I can say without a doubt that each of the books can completely standalone. All in all, I think this was a really cute story. I love reading books about characters who do good deeds in life and this one hit that mark. Fallon is an ER nurse, but not only that. She also spends qu
Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, hilarious, brothers

** ARC kindly provided in exchange for an honest review. **

I’ve been hooked with The Hartigan’s series from book one, heartfelt, funny and with interesting characters. How about the story of the most hated man in Harbor City finding his match?

I have to say the hero was the perfect cliché of the famous jock, connoisseur of women (with very not really thinking with his brain, you know what I mean), with a reputation that preceded him, the bad boy who couldn’t be tamed on the rink, failing on
Naadira  Moodley (BookedMercy)
I just popped my Avery Flynn cherry and let me just tell you how enrapturing the experience was. This book was amazingly beautiful with fierce characters. I did not want to put it down. I fell in love with these two characters.

Fallon is a tomboy in every sense of the word. She is strong, independent and takes no BS from anybody. She says it like it is and doesn’t give a damn whether the person like her or not but her family is her weakness. She would do just about anything for them. That is wher
Vanessa (nessreads)
*I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book*

4.5 “Lady Luck” Stars

I want to start off by saying that I love the Hartigan’s!!!! This fictional family is one of my favorites. So far, the two previous books in this series, I’ve adored. This next installment is no different. Now we get Fallon’s story, another Hartigan sibling. And I must say I really enjoyed everything about this book.

Fallon is a nurse and she gets sucked into taking care of a sick Zach Blackburn, one the Ice Knights hockey
Feb 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Liked it!👍

Review on Monday...
Feb 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bravo Avery Flynn!! Another great book! I absolutely loved this book. Now I am having a hard time deciding which is my favorite. Darn you, you marvelous writer you. Darn you!

In this third installment of the Hartigan Series, we not only get to see more Lucy, but we get to know more about Fallon. Fallon is not a girly girl. She doesn't where makeup, fix her hair or date. Fallon is a workaholic nurse. Always taking care of everyone and fueling herself on little to no sleep. Between working at the h
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

It gets harder and harder to write a review about a book written by Avery Flynn. There isn't much more that I could say about her wonderful romantic comedies. And, Tomboy is definitely that – a comedy of errors … until the truth comes out. Then feelings are hurt, hearts are broken and true love takes a front seat beside the camaraderie of some wonderful teammates.

Zach is one SOB. A loner by choice, needs no one but his PR Manager and Agent. He doesn't care that the people of Harbor City don't li
Feb 19, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
This series continues to be well written romantic comedy that addresses the insecurities of the female leads. In this case, that tends to take a back seat because Fallon Hartigan is both too busy to care what other people think and too focused on her own goals to care. Even when she's put under the glare of media attention surrounding the male lead character, bad boy professional ice hockey player Zach Blackburn, it's all pretty much water off a duck's back. Until, of course, it isn't.

Fallon is
Feb 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
I want to be a Hartigan! 4.5 stars
I loooooooooooved this. I haven't read the first 2 in the series, but I plan on going back and reading them. I'm pretty pumped that it seems like Avery Flynn plans on continuing with stories for the other Ice Knights hockey players. Or at least, that's how it seems at the end of this??

I thought this book was perfect, EXCEPTTTTTTTT - I found the epilogue to be superfluous... and a little off compared to the rest of the book. Honestly, I thought the book ended perfectly without the epilogue.

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I've had my eye on Avery Flynn's Hartigans series for ages, but I've just not made the time to read any of them before now. I'm glad I took the time to read Tomboy and I'm really looking forward to reading the first two books ASAP. Preferably before ApollyCon, so I can fangirl over Avery and get her to sign all of them for me.

But that's neither here nor there. I'm supposed to be talking about Tomboy, so let me do just that. I absolutely adored th
Sissy's Romance Book Review
TOMBOY by Avery Flynn is book Three in The Hartigans Series. This is the story of Fallon Hartigan and Zach Blackburn. This was a standalone for me. Fallon is a nurse at St. Vincent's Hospital along with volunteering at a low income medical facility. So her time and stress level are stretched. But when her best friend and future sister-in-law calls asking for her help...she has a hard time saying no. Lucy is a PR for Zach who plays for the Ice Knights and isn't a local favorite. Lucy talks Fallon ...more
This is the third book in the Hartigans series but it works well as a standalone - and is a brilliant read IMHO!

Fallon Hartigan is the heroine in this story, a nurse who not only works at St Vincent's Hospital but volunteers at a medical centre for those who find it difficult to pay as well. She's also the person that Lucy, Fallon's best friend and future sister-in-law, calls when her client, the ice hockey star Zach Blackburn, needs some care and attention because he has flu - or is it? Now Luc
Feb 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nice easy non drama read!

H was a little assh*le but nothing over the top. Liked that the h wasn't "shy virgin" and was sexual liberat...

At the 70% mark the story dragging a bit... But was a funny story with a great couple!
Scandal (Scandalicious Book Reviews)
4.5 stars for this wonderful book...humor, heat,drama...all of the good stuff! Go to Scandalicious Book Reviews for my complete review:
Feb 18, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
براءة Baraa
Huge disappointment
Feb 19, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
3.5 - not my favourite of this series but still good!
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Romance Rehab
Feb 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I might have a slight addiction to this series. I loved books 1 and 2 (Butterface and Muffin Top, respectively) and couldn’t sign up for an ARC of Tomboy fast enough. I’ll most likely do the same thing when the next book in the series comes out, too. Why am I so addicted to this series? I’m glad you asked…

1. These aren’t makeover stories
You know those romance stories where the hero doesn’t notice the heroine until she’s had a makeover and puts on a sexy little red dress? Yeah, these aren’t books
Cyndi Becker
Feb 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As I was getting ready to read Tomboy I'd been asked what was I was about to read and was I looking forward to it. My answer was Tomboy, with a resounding YES!. Once again Avery Flynn delivered a sweet, hilarious, and sexy love story centered on Fallon Hartigan and Zach Blackburn.

We met Zach in Muffin Top, as Lucy Kavanaghs' bad boy Ice Knights hockey captain client. He seemed like a massive jerk, and indeed I felt that way at first. But there is nothing better than a redeemable jerk and Zach r
Sofia Lazaridou
Feb 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think that the book should have been named "Lady luck" because it was more fitting to the story and it plays a more important role than the fact that Fallon is a tomboy. That's not what matters though. What matters is that I enjoyed the book and was able to finish it, unlike Muffin Top which was a complete miss for me. Fallon and Zach were a great couple and their romance was portrayed in a very good way. Both of them were characters I could relate to and I understood them. I wasn't happy with ...more
Happily Mary After
Tomboy is the third, standalone book in Avery Flynn’s fantastic The Hartigans series, and it’s a delicious blend of light-hearted humor, subtle social observation, feel-good entertainment and seriously sexy romance. It’s an enemies-to-lovers tale in which a feisty, independent nurse charms the grumpy bad boy of professional hockey, surprising them both. Like many of Flynn’s heroines, Fallon is confident and comfortable in her own skin, and she doesn’t always try to conform to some of society’s s ...more
Feb 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Each of the books in The Hartigan series to date has been amazing. Then came Tomboy and it totally blew me away. Avery Flynn wrote my spirit animal in Fallon Hartigan, and I have to say this is my favorite book ever from Ms. Flynn.

Fallon Hartigan is a hard-working nurse who really loves helping others. She is happy in her own skin and has never cared about fashion or trying to look like everyone else. I totally got and connected with Fallon from the first moment we met her in this series. She on
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